Arsenal and Everton required extra-time winners to reach the FA Cup fourth round on Saturday, while sixth-tier side Chorley beat a Derby County team severely weakened by a COVID-19 outbreak.

Mikel Arteta’s Arsenal was held scoreless for 90 minutes by Newcastle United and it took a super finish from Emile Smith-Rowe to break the deadlock 19 minutes into extra time, with Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang adding a second eight minutes later.

Everton’s Abdoulaye Doucoure also scored an extra-time winner as they edged second tier Rotherham United 2-1 in another absorbing tie.

Everton avoids FA Cup scare, Chorley beats virus-hit Derby

After 90 minutes the score at Goodison Park was level at 1-1 with Cenk Tosun’s first Everton goal since Nov. 2019 cancelled out by a 56th minute strike from lowly Championship (second-tier) side Rotherham’s American right back Matthew Olosunde.

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