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  • Date:08 Jan 2011
  • Kick-off:15:00
  • Venue:Glanford Park
  • Attendance:7,028
  • Collins (45)
  • Saha (3) Beckford (32)
    Coleman (57)
    Fellaini (72) Baines (82)
Goal!

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The referee brings the game to a close.

90:20 +0.20

The ball is sent over by Magaye Gueye, clearance made by Eddie Nolan.

89:17

Jermaine Beckford has an effort at goal from deep inside the area missing to the right of the goal.

88:34

Michael O'Connor fouled by Leon Osman, the ref awards a free kick. Direct free kick taken by Joe Murphy.

87:31

Victor Anichebe has an effort at goal from the edge of the box that misses to the right of the target.

86:38

Shot by Sam Togwell. Blocked by Jack Rodwell. Inswinging corner taken from the left by-line by Michael O'Connor, Michael Raynes takes a shot. Clearance by Leighton Baines.

85:25

David Mirfin takes a shot. Save by Tim Howard. Corner taken right-footed by Michael Collins from the right by-line to the near post, Jermaine Beckford manages to make a clearance.

84:30

Corner taken by Michael O'Connor from the left by-line. Michael O'Connor decides to take a short corner.

83:42

Free kick awarded for a foul by Victor Anichebe on Michael Raynes. Michael Raynes restarts play with the free kick.

82:36

Leighton Baines gets on the score sheet with a goal from just inside the penalty area to the top right corner of the goal. Scunthorpe 1-5 Everton.Assist on the goal came from Magaye Gueye.

81:01

Magaye Gueye has a drilled shot. Blocked by Michael Raynes. Corner from left by-line taken by Magaye Gueye.

79:50

Shot on goal by Jonathan Forte from just inside the area goes over the target.

78:26

(Scunthorpe) makes a substitution, with Sam Togwell coming on for Josh Wright.

77:54

Magaye Gueye comes on in place of Seamus Coleman.

75:33

Seamus Coleman challenges David Mirfin unfairly and gives away a free kick. Joe Murphy takes the free kick.

74:19

The ball is crossed by Andrew Wright, save by Tim Howard.

73:46

Marouane Fellaini leaves the field to be replaced by Jack Rodwell.

72:20

A goal is scored by Marouane Fellaini from the edge of the penalty area to the bottom right corner of the goal. Scunthorpe 1-4 Everton.The assist for the goal came from Jermaine Beckford.

70:58

Free kick awarded for an unfair challenge on Michael O'Connor by Johnny Heitinga. Direct free kick taken by Michael Collins. Eddie Nolan challenges Leon Osman unfairly and gives away a free kick. Tim Howard takes the direct free kick.

68:58

Centre by Andrew Wright, Matt Godden takes a shot. Save by Tim Howard.

68:28

Foul by Victor Anichebe on Michael O'Connor, free kick awarded. David Mirfin restarts play with the free kick.

65:54

Chris Dagnall goes off and Matt Godden comes on. Andrew Wright challenges Diniyar Bilyaletdinov unfairly and gives away a free kick. Leighton Baines takes the free kick.

63:00

Victor Anichebe replaces Louis Saha.

62:36

Seamus Coleman has an effort at goal from just inside the box that misses to the right of the goal.

62:00

The ball is sent over by Tony Hibbert, Michael Raynes makes a clearance. Corner taken by Leighton Baines from the right by-line to the near post, clearance by Michael O'Connor.

60:01

Shot from 18 yards by Leon Osman. Blocked by David Mirfin.

57:46

Booking for Seamus Coleman.

57:38

Seamus Coleman finds the back of the net with a headed goal from inside the box. Scunthorpe 1-3 Everton.Jermaine Beckford provided the assist for the goal.

56:50

Leighton Baines delivers the ball, clearance made by Eddie Nolan.

55:47

Eddie Nolan produces a cross, Sylvain Distin makes a clearance.

54:43

Inswinging corner taken by Leighton Baines.

52:49

Michael O'Connor has an effort at goal. Sylvain Distin gets a block in.

51:35

Chris Dagnall produces a right-footed shot from outside the penalty area and misses left.

51:14

The ball is crossed by Jermaine Beckford, Eddie Nolan makes a clearance.

49:38

Free kick awarded for an unfair challenge on Martyn Woolford by Leon Osman. Michael O'Connor restarts play with the free kick.

48:45

Seamus Coleman fouled by Michael O'Connor, the ref awards a free kick. Tony Hibbert crosses the ball, Shot from just outside the penalty area by Diniyar Bilyaletdinov misses to the left of the target.

46:16

The ball is sent over by Diniyar Bilyaletdinov.

45:15

A goal is scored by Michael Collins from the edge of the area to the bottom left corner of the goal. Scunthorpe 1-2 Everton.Josh Wright provided the assist for the goal.

45:01

Rob Jones goes off and Michael Raynes comes on.

43:32

Unfair challenge on Louis Saha by David Mirfin results in a free kick. The ball is delivered by Leighton Baines, Louis Saha takes a shot. Save by Joe Murphy.

39:09

Jermaine Beckford gives away a free kick for an unfair challenge on David Mirfin. Free kick taken by Joe Murphy.

37:32

Effort on goal by Marouane Fellaini from 35+ yards. Rob Jones gets a block in.

34:42

Free kick awarded for an unfair challenge on Martyn Woolford by Tony Hibbert. Eddie Nolan crosses the ball, Effort from outside the penalty box by Michael O'Connor goes wide left of the target.

32:47

Jermaine Beckford grabs a headed goal from inside the area. Scunthorpe 0-2 Everton.Assist by Leon Osman.

29:50

Marouane Fellaini concedes a free kick for a foul on Martyn Woolford. David Mirfin crosses the ball in from the free kick, Leighton Baines makes a clearance.

28:48

Leighton Baines sends in a cross.

28:22

The ball is delivered by Leighton Baines, clearance made by Joe Murphy.

27:47

A cross is delivered by Diniyar Bilyaletdinov, David Mirfin manages to make a clearance. Outswinging corner taken left-footed by Leighton Baines from the left by-line, Rob Jones manages to make a clearance.

27:02

Free kick awarded for an unfair challenge on Tony Hibbert by Michael Collins. Tim Howard takes the direct free kick.

25:44

Unfair challenge on Seamus Coleman by Rob Jones results in a free kick. Direct free kick taken by Tony Hibbert.

24:47

The ball is crossed by Leighton Baines, Leon Osman takes a shot. Rob Jones gets a block in. Corner taken by Leighton Baines.

22:58

Centre by Leighton Baines.

22:17

Jermaine Beckford has an effort at goal. Save by Joe Murphy. Outswinging corner taken by Leighton Baines from the left by-line, clearance by Rob Jones.

21:02

David Mirfin challenges Louis Saha unfairly and gives away a free kick. Leon Osman restarts play with the free kick.

20:16

Effort on goal by Marouane Fellaini from just inside the box goes harmlessly over the target.

19:13

Seamus Coleman delivers the ball, David Mirfin makes a clearance.

17:06

Corner taken by Josh Wright from the left by-line, Diniyar Bilyaletdinov manages to make a clearance. Shot by Michael O'Connor from 30 yards. Tim Howard makes a save.

13:53

Jonathan Forte gives away a free kick for an unfair challenge on Johnny Heitinga. Free kick taken by Tim Howard.

11:43

The official flags Jermaine Beckford offside. Indirect free kick taken by David Mirfin.

11:23

Centre by Jonathan Forte, Johnny Heitinga manages to make a clearance.

8:19

Johnny Heitinga receives a yellow card for unsporting behaviour. Shot from 18 yards from Jermaine Beckford. Blocked by Johnny Heitinga. Inswinging corner taken by Leon Osman, Eddie Nolan manages to make a clearance. Johnny Heitinga gives away a free kick for an unfair challenge on Chris Dagnall. Free kick taken by Joe Murphy.

6:03

Handball decision goes against Seamus Coleman. Free kick crossed right-footed by Eddie Nolan from left wing.

5:15

The ball is sent over by Andrew Wright, Headed effort from deep inside the penalty area by Chris Dagnall misses to the left of the goal.

3:25

Louis Saha fires in a goal from outside the box to the bottom right corner of the goal. Scunthorpe 0-1 Everton.Assist on the goal came from Marouane Fellaini.

2:20

Eddie Nolan crosses the ball, Marouane Fellaini makes a clearance.

0:42

Centre by Seamus Coleman, save by Joe Murphy. Outswinging corner taken by Leighton Baines from the left by-line, Rob Jones makes a clearance.

The game begins.

The players leave the pitch at half time.

The game restarts for the second half.

Match Preview

Byrne doubtful for Iron Scunthorpe skipper Cliff Byrne is doubtful for the visit of Everton in the FA Cup third round. The defender is troubled by a nerve problem in his back and could miss out on the clash with David Moyes` side. Iron boss Ian Baraclough said: "Knowing Cliff as I do, he will do everything possible to get himself on that pitch for Saturday." However, towering centre-back Rob Jones looks poised to return after suffering sciatic trouble in his back. Baraclough added: "He trained on Thursday morning, seems a lot more free and comes into the reckoning for Saturday." Yet winger Garry Thompson could miss out with a groin injury as the npower Championship strugglers seek to cause an upset against the Toffees. Everton are without defender Phil Jagielka. The England international missed the midweek win over Tottenham with a thigh strain and will be given further chance to recover. Everton have no other major concerns with John Heitinga having come through his return to action from a knee problem unscathed. Top goalscorer Tim Cahill is on international duty with Australia at the Asian Cup.

Formation:442Manager: Ian Baraclough

Scunthorpe

Formation: 442Manager: David Moyes

Everton

  • Joe Murphy
  • Andrew Wright
  • David Mirfin
  • Rob Jones
  • Eddie Nolan
  • Michael Collins
  • Josh Wright
  • Michael O'Connor
  • Martyn Woolford
  • Chris Dagnall
  • Jonathan Forte
  • SUBS
  • Sam Slocombe
  • Sam Togwell
  • Michael Raynes
  • Bobby Grant
  • Matt Godden
  • Trent McClenahan
  • Paris Cowan Hall

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Match Report

Ruthless Toffees hammer Scunthorpe Everton stated their determination to win the FA Cup by powering into the fourth round with an emphatic 5-1 win over Championship strugglers Scunthorpe. Louis Saha and Jermaine Beckford got the Merseysiders off to a flying start at Glanford Park before Seamus Coleman, Marouane Fellaini and Leighton Baines made sure of victory. Scunthorpe were completely outplayed aside from a brief spell at the start of the second half when Michael Collins threatened to spark a comeback with a superb strike. There was a large media presence at the match but Everton were in no mood to surrender to the potential upset that may have been anticipated. Scunthorpe went into the game on the back of seven defeats in eight games and having lost their last six at home. Defeat would have been a huge embarrassment for David Moyes and his side but he showed in his selection of a strong team that he had no intention of letting that happen. Everton displayed no sign of nerves and took control early on. Coleman went straight onto the attack and sent over a cross in the first minute which Joe Murphy had to push over the bar. The visitors maintained the pressure and claimed the lead after just four minutes through the resurgent Saha. The Frenchman, who scored his first Premier League goal in 11 months against Tottenham on Wednesday, found space on the edge of the box and hit a low left-foot shot past Murphy. Former Scunthorpe striker Beckford had a chance to add a second when he broke through moments later but Rob Jones managed to get a foot in as he prepared to shoot. Beckford was similarly denied another opportunity by Andrew Wright and Fellaini blazed over as the Toffees dictated the pace. Scunthorpe did get an opening as Chris Dagnall headed wide and Martyn Woolford then shot straight at Tim Howard from distance. They were rare opportunities and Beckford looked certain to add a second for Everton after being played through by Coleman but Murphy produced a fine save. Leon Osman also had a glorious chance as Baines picked him out in front of goal but the midfielder's close-range effort was deflected wide. It came as no surprise when Everton doubled their lead after 33 minutes. Osman was the provider from out wide, the stand-in captain whipping in a cross for Beckford to glance in at the near post. It was a sweet moment for the striker, who helped the Iron to the League One title during a loan spell four years ago. Saha almost claimed a third on the stroke of half-time as Murphy tipped over a firm header from a Baines cross. It seemed a case of how many Everton could score but the Iron returned for the second period a side transformed. Within seconds of the restart the underdogs had pulled themselves back into the game with a stunning goal from Collins. The midfielder outpaced Sylvain Distin as he raced onto a long ball from Josh Collins and unleashed a ferocious strike from the edge of the area which flew past Howard. Everton were caught cold and Scunthorpe poured forward in search of another opening. Dagnall fired wide from distance and Distin cut out a dangerous cross from Eddie Nolan with a firm header. Yet just as the hosts were threatening one of the great cup fightbacks, Everton snuffed out the revival with a third goal. Beckford beat Wright on the left and sent over a cross for Coleman to powerfully head home his fifth of the season. That appeared to take the sting out of the contest and Coleman volleyed over as Everton reasserted their superiority. Fellaini made certain of Everton's presence in the fourth round with the fourth goal after 73 minutes. The Belgian was given time on the edge of the box and took a couple of touches before firing a left-foot shot across goal and beyond the reach of Murphy. Baines put the gloss on the victory late on as he eased past tiring defenders and clipped a fine shot into the top corner from the corner of the area. David Mirfin went close to a Scunthorpe consolation after neat turn and shot from the edge of the box which Howard tipped over. Michael Raynes also had a header blocked on the line by Howard in the hosts' final flurry.

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