The FA Cup's third round featured compelling matches on Friday evening, with Tottenham Hotspur securing a hard-fought 1-0 victory over Burnley in a Premier League clash. In the absence of Yong Min Son, who was participating in the Asian Championship, Pedro emerged as the hero for the Roosters.
In the 79th minute, Pedro embarked on a remarkable solo run from Burnley's half, concluding with a spectacular goal, securing Tottenham's advancement to the next stage.
Fulham faced a formidable challenge in their 1-0 triumph over Rotherham, a team from the Championship. The lone goal of the match was netted by Bobby DeCordova-Reid in the 24th minute, demonstrating Fulham's determination in securing their place in the next round. The encounter showcased the intensity and competitiveness often associated with FA Cup clashes.
The third match of the evening saw Brentford and Wolves engage in a closely contested battle, resulting in a 1-1 draw. Despite being reduced to ten players in the ninth minute following Joao Gomes' red card, Wolves displayed resilience. Neil Moffa's goal in the 14th minute initially gave the visitors the lead, but Thomas Doyle equalized for Brentford in the 64th minute, setting the stage for a rematch between the two teams.