Brighton 5-0 Grimsby: Brighton thrashes Grimsby to reach FA Cup quarter-final -Dlight News

Evan Ferguson scores Brighton's second goal against Grimsby

Brighton put five past Grimsby Town to reach the last four of the FA Cup in emphatic fashion.

Brighton took the lead after six minutes after Moises Caicedo fired a low, hard shot past Grimsby goalkeeper Max Crocombe, who made the initial save but fumbled, allowing Deniz Undav to bury the rebound in the top left corner. .

They made two at the restart when Alexis Mac Allister found Evan Ferguson inside the box. The 18-year-old, with his back to goal, brought the ball down with his left foot, then transferred it cleanly to the right before firing home.

Evan Ferguson scores Brighton's second goal against Grimsby
Evan Ferguson scores Brighton’s second goal against Grimsby

Brighton extended their lead to make it 3-0 when Undav passed the ball to Ferguson and the Republic of Ireland international scored his second of the evening with a serene shot as he headed the ball deep.
left corner.

Solly March put the game firmly out of reach when she latched on to Adam Webster’s pinpoint cross and sent a diving header past Crocombe to make it 4–0, before a deflected shot from Kaoru Mitoma in the last minute.

Whats Next?

Brighton return to action after the international break, hosting Brentford in a Premier League fixture on April 1.

grimsby are in League Two action on Wednesday night, making the trip to Field Mill to take on Mansfield Town.

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