Manchester City Beats Notts County 5-0 in F.A. Cup, Vieira Scores Twice

Patrick Vieira got two goals as Manchester City beat Notts County 5-0 in an F.A. Cup replay to reach the fifth round of English soccer’s oldest knockout competition.

Carlos Tevez, Edin Dzeko and Micah Richards also scored at the City of Manchester Stadium against Notts County, of the third-tier League One, to set up a match against Aston Villa.

City is aiming to win its first major title since the League Cup in 1976. It has claimed the F.A. Cup four times, and is a four-time runnerup.

In fifth-round matches today, Arsenal is at Leyton Orient, while Fulham hosts Bolton.

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