Tottenham Held to 0-0 Tie at Stevenage in Soccer’s F.A. Cup; Stoke Wins
Tottenham will face a replay against Stevenage in soccer’s F.A. Cup following a 0-0 tie in the fifth round today. Stoke City beat Crawley Town 2-0 to reach the quarterfinals.
Tottenham, third in the elite Premier League, was unable to breach the defense of its third-tier opponent -- now the lowest- ranked team remaining in the competition.
Jonathan Walters, with a penalty kick, and Peter Crouch scored for Stoke, which played with 10 men for 73 minutes after Rory Delap was red-carded.
In today’s other match, Liverpool hosts Brighton.
Yesterday, Sunderland beat Arsenal 2-0, Chelsea was held to a 1-1 draw by Birmingham, while Everton defeated Blackpool 2-0. Bolton beat Millwall 2-0, and Leicester won 2-1 at Norwich.
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