15 Jan 2009

Chelsea win FA Cup replay

11:47 am on 15 January 2009

The English Premier League football side Chelsea has beaten third division Southend United 4-1 in an FA Cup third round replay.

Goals from Michael Ballack, Salomon Kalou, Nicolas Anelka and Frank Lampard gave Chelsea, with only one win in their previous six matches, victory after Southend had taken a 16th-minute lead.

Hull City also made it through to the last 32 when they won the all-Premier League replay 1-0 against Newcastle United at St James' Park.

Crystal Palace earned a trip to fellow Championship side Watford in the next round after they beat third division leaders Leicester City 2-1 at Selhurst Park.

Chelsea has set up a fourth-round meeting with second division Ipswich Town.