FA Cup 2019-20 2nd Rd Topline Facts & Stats Review

Stat of the Round

Rotherham United equalled the best ever comeback victory winning 4-3 after being 3-0 down at Solihull Moors with just 15 minutes of normal time remaining, probaly the latest any club has left it to turnaround a three goal deficit in the competition’s history.


First time in 3rd Round ever

AFC Fylde (12th campaign)


Into 3rd Round and at least Equalling Best FA Cup Run

Fleetwood Town – 5th time in 21st campaign


First time in 3rd Round in a while

11 years – Crewe Alexandra

4 years – Northampton Town


Into 3rd Round and long time since last KO before Round 3

5 years – Peterborough United


Non-League Clubs into 3rd Round

AFC Fylde, Hartlepool United


Consecutive 2nd Round Exits

3 – Maidstone United, Plymouth Argyle

2 – Cheltenham Town, Solihull Moors


Knocked Out in 2nd Round but Set Best Run

Chichester City (18th / 74th campaign)

Maldon & Tiptree (10th / 23rd campaign)


Knocked Out in 2nd Round but Equalled Best Run

Maidstone United – 4th time in 18th campaign

Solihull Moors – 3rd time in 13th campaign


Knocked Out Before 3rd Round for First Time in a While

Ipswich Town (64 years)


Avenged Previous FA Cup Defeat(s)

Oldham Athletic 0-1 Burton Albion


Crewe Alexandra 3-1 Eastleigh



Hartlepool United (5) 1-0 Exeter City (4) (A.e.t.)


Biggest Wins of the 2nd Round

Tranmere Rovers 5-1 Chichester City

Gillingham 3-0 Doncaster Rovers

Peterborough United 3-0 Dover Athletic


Hat-tricks and more

Morgan Ferrier – Tranmere Rovers

Tom Pope – Port Vale

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