West Ham and Wrexham caused upsets in the third round of the FA
- World Soccer Today -
The FA Cup is known for its upsets, and the third round of this year's competition did not disappoint. West Ham United scraped past Brentford to reach the fourth round, while non-league side Wrexham pulled off a shock win in a seven-goal thriller.
West Ham United had to work hard to earn their place in the next round, with Brentford putting up a strong fight at the London Stadium. The Bees took the lead early on, but the Hammers fought back to equalize just before half-time. The match looked set to end in a draw, but West Ham's Ben Rahma scored a late winner to send his team through to the fourth round.
The FA Cup is known for its giant-killing moments, and both West Ham and Wrexham will be hoping to cause more upsets in the next round. The fourth round draw will take place on Monday, with the matches set to be played on the weekend of January 22nd.
With the Premier League and Championship currently on hold due to the COVID-19 pandemic, the FA Cup is providing a welcome distraction for football fans. The competition has always been known for its magic, and the third round did not disappoint, with West Ham and Wrexham's victories adding to the drama. The fourth round promises more excitement, with fans eagerly anticipating the draw to see who their team will face.