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Football: Bristol City 0-3 Sheffield Wednesday, FA Cup 2011 Third Round

Bristol City0-3Sheffield Wednesday
 (HT 0-0)Teale 49
  Mellor 55
  Morrison 65

Sheffield Wednesday progressed to the FA Cup Fourth round for the first time in a decade courtesy of three second half goals away at Bristol City giving them a 3-0 win.

Despite Bristol City, who are a league above League One Wednesday, in the Championship, having the better of the possession, and more shots on target, it was the Sheffield side who opened the scoring on 49 minutes through a Gary Teale header.

Soon after, with the clock on 55 minutes, Neil Mellor added to the margin with another header. Mellor provided the pass which Clinton Morrison slotted home ten minutes later to put the result beyond doubt.

City will wonder how they managed to lose this match 3-0, though Wednesday were well worth their win with three well taken goals, to go into the hat for round four for the first time in ten years.

Starting Line-ups

Bristol City XI
Sheff Wed XI
01 James 01 Weaver
22 Nyatanga 04 Purse
36 Caulker (Fontaine 9) 06 Morrison
07 Elliott 11 Jones
08 Johnson (Ribeiro 63) (Clarkson 73) 22 Johnson
14 Skuse 08 Miller
20 Campbell-Ryce 17 O’Connor
21 Cisse 21 Teale
27 Adomah 24 Sedgwick
30 Stead 30 Morrison
34 Pitman 33 Mellor
Bristol City Substitutes
Sheff Wed Substitutes
12 Gerken 25 Jameson
04 Fontaine 02 Spurr
05 Stewart 15 Beevers
19 Ribeiro 14 Potter
17 Sproule 23 Johnson
09 Clarkson 29 Palmer
11 Haynes  

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