FA Cup 2020/21 4th Round Proper Review

Stats of the Round

For only the third time in FA Cup history all 16 4th Round ties are resolved in 90 minutes.

Tottenham Hotspur are now the highest goal-scorers in FA Cup history.

Leicester City have now faced Brentford five times in FA Cup and have beaten them every time.

Both Manchester United and Everton defeated their respective opponents for the 10th time in the FA Cup, the second highest number of times clubs have knocked out the same opponents in the ‘Proper’ Rounds of the competition.


First time in 5th Round in a while

8 years – Barnsley

5 years – AFC Bournemouth, West Ham United


Into 5th Rd and long time since last KO before 5th Round

7 years – Manchester United

6 years – Chelsea, Manchester City


Exited in 4th Rd but set best FA Cup run

Chorley – 113th campaign


Avenged Previous FA Cup Defeat

Chorley 0-1 Wolverhampton Wanderers

Southampton 1-0 Arsenal (Arsenal had won all last 4 meetings)


Biggest Wins of the 4th Rd (FA Cup records)

Swansea City 5-1 Nottingham Forest

West Ham United 4-0 Doncaster Rovers


Hat-tricks and more

3 – Tammy Abraham (Chelsea)



Southampton knock out the FA Cup holders for only the second time in their history, the last time beating Tottenham Hotspur in 1901/02 season.


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