The 4th division team caused a surprise by reaching the quarterfinals of the English Football Association (FA) Cup.
Grimsby Town, a member of the 4th division, scored two goals from Gabbon Hollahan’s penalty kick in the 2022-2023 FA Cup Round of 16 held at St Mary’s Stadium in Southampton, England on the 2nd (Korean time), leading to the Southamp of the English Premier League (EPL) The turn was defeated 2 to 1. 메이저놀이터
It is the first time in 84 years that Grimsby has advanced to the quarterfinals of the FA Cup. It is the sixth time since 1958, when the fourth division began, that a team under the fourth division has reached the quarterfinals of the FA Cup.
From the first round, Grimsby went up by holding the top league team in all five games. According to British Sky Sports, this is the first time that Grimsby has defeated the top 5 teams in a single FA Cup competition. Grimsby coach Paul Hurst was thrilled, saying, “I told the players that it wouldn’t be strange if we lost 0-10, but a surprise happened.” Grimsby will compete with EPL Brighton on the 19th of next month for a ticket to the semifinals.
Meanwhile, Tottenham, where Son Heung-min played full-time, lost 0-1 to Sheffield in the second division and was eliminated. It stopped in the round of 16 for four consecutive seasons.