FA Cup: Gillingham stun Cardiff City with 1-0 win at Priestfield

London League one strugglers Gillingham produced the biggest shock of the FA Cup third round by beating Premier League Cardiff City 1-0 at Priestfield.

Midfielder Elliott List scored the vital goal on 81 minutes and Gillingham held on in eight minutes of injury time to send Neil Warnock’s side out at the first time of asking.

While, Manchester United beat second-tier struggler Reading 2-0 for a fifth straight win since Ole Gunnar Solskjaer replaced the fired Jose Mourinho last month. It ties the record of Sir Matt Busby, who also won his first five games in charge in the 1946-47 season.

Juan Mata, from the penalty spot, and Romelu Lukaku scored the first-half goals to see off Reading at Old Trafford, while Alexis Sanchez played a part in both strikes amid a busy display in the Chilean’s first start since returning from injury.

Holders Chelsea are safely through to the fourth round of the FA Cup as fans bid farewell to club icon and overall Premier League legend Cesc Fabregas.

Chelsea’s Alvaro Morata broke the deadlock early in the second half and doubled the lead on the hour to secure a 2-0 win against Nottingham Forrest.

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