Swans blitz Notts to book Wednesday reunion date for manager Carvalhal
Swansea boss Carlos Carvalhal saw his side thrash Notts County 8-1 in their FA Cup fourth-round replay last night to set up a tie at former club Sheffield Wednesday.
Despite fielding a much-changed side, partly because of injury to the likes of Leroy Fer and Wilfried Bony, Swansea settled any nerves with two goals in the space of as many first-half minutes.
England striker Tammy Abraham put the home side in front from close range on 18 minutes, with Nathan Dyer swiftly adding another on the break.
Dyer made it 3-0 on the half-hour with a low shot from just the edge of the penalty area, before Noor Husin got County on the scoresheet after 36 minutes.
There was, though, to be no fairy-tale comeback for the Sky Bet League Two promotion chasers, as Abraham scored again in first-half stoppage time.
Kyle Naughton, Wayne Routledge and Tom Carroll extended the lead before Daniel James rounded off the rout with a debut goal.
League One relegation battlers Rochdale beat Championship side Millwall 1-0 at Spotland to book a fifth-round home date against either Tottenham or Newport, with captain Ian Henderson getting the crucial strike.
"It's a chance to dream and a chance to play against Premier League opposition if Spurs beat Newport," said Rochdale boss Keith Hill.
Huddersfield came from behind to win 4-1 at Birmingham after extra-time, to set up a home tie against Manchester United.