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Summary

  1. Liverpool see off Plymouth with scrappy win
  2. Origi missed from the penalty spot for Reds late on
  3. Lucas headed in unmarked from Coutinho's corner
  4. Plymouth tested Liverpool with Jervis hitting the post
  5. Long bundles in late winner for Southampton
  6. Newcastle head through with 3-1 win over Birmingham

Live Reporting

By Tom Rostance

All times stated are UK

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Good night

And that is us done for the evening.

No domestic football on Thursday, so we shall see you all at the weekend. Good night!

What next?

Liverpool boss Jurgen Klopp was keen to get away from Plymouth as early as possible tonight, and they are facing Swansea at lunchtime on Saturday.

Plymouth are at Cheltenham in League Two. 

Southampton 1-0 Norwich

0 - Norwich City failed to direct a single shot on target in a game in any competition for the first time since March (v Man City). Caged.

Thursday's newspapers

Daily Star

Liverpool's victory is widely covered on the back page of Thursday's Daily Star.

The paper also describes a double boost for Manchester City, who finally look set to be able to play Brazilian forward Gabriel Jesus, whose £27m move from Palmeiras has been held up because of a registration issue.

City conceded four last time out at Everton, but are set to be able to call on club captain Vincent Kompany for Saturday's home Premier League game against Tottenham.

Manchester United midfielder Memphis Depay is also featured, with the club agreeing to sell him to Lyon for a fee of £16m, which could rise to £21.7m.

Daily Star
Daily Star

'I'm still smiling'

Newcastle 3-1 Birmingham

Gianfranco Zola
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Birmingham boss Gianfranco Zola, speaking to BBC Radio 5 live: "Our goal was a little bit too late and Newcastle are not a team that give anything away.

"We were down after our mistakes in the first half but in the second half we created enough to score a second goal but it didn't happen.

"We are going through a difficult spell so everything we do on the pitch has to be very hard work, while Newcastle can play three debutants and still be effective.

"It's strange as we've not had a big result to be smiling like me but I see a lot of things going on that I know it's not long before we come out on the pitch and are going to be enjoying more points than we are enjoying at the moment.

"I'm still convinced of that."

There's a but in there somewhere

Southampton 1-0 Norwich

Norwich manager Alex Neil: "I thought we applied ourselves well. I can't fault the boys for the effort but unfortunately we lost it in the last minute."  

'Jonjo Shelvey made the difference'

Newcastle 3-1 Birmingham

Newcastle manager Rafael Benitez, speaking to BBC Radio 5 live: "We have to analyse this game in the context of us playing younger players - we had control but after we conceded the goal there were some nervous players but we did well in the end.

"We've had problems with injuries in the last two games and players going to the Africa Cup of Nations so we were very short. But the young players are doing well and this was good experience for them.

"Jonjo Shelvey has not been playing so it was important for us to bring him back - he has quality and can make the difference.

"It's always good to win and go through - we can manage the number of games by using the squad and try to have as many players as we can ready."

Thursday's newspapers

Metro

It has been a quick turnaround for the Metro, with Lucas' winning goal dominating the back page.

Metro
Metro

'We have to take confidence from this'

Plymouth Argyle 0-1 Liverpool

Plymouth boss Derek Adams: "Over the two games we did exceptionally well against Liverpool, we created a number of opportunities in the first half and hit the post in the second.

"We have to take confidence from tonight, we pushed Liverpool right to the end tonight. The players are very hard working and showed that tonight. They left nothing out there and that is what the supporters want to see."

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Southampton 1-0 Norwich

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Plymouth Argyle 0-1 Liverpool

The Optimist: Since the turn of the year Origi looks just an average player for LFC. Can't wait for Sadio Mane to comes back.

Jonathon Buck: Only 1-0 up on L2 side, massive embarrassment to lose, but put two more youngsters on. Classic Klopp audacity.

Imran Sheikh: A scrappy win for Liverpool tonight but glad to be through to the next round!

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Plymouth Argyle 0-1 Liverpool

Jurgen Klopp just been presented with a Cornish pasty. “What’s that?”

'It was a tough watch'

Southampton 1-0 Norwich

Steve Claridge

Ex-Leicester striker on BBC Radio 5 live Sports Extra

That goal summed the game up - Shane Long did everything he could to miss. Thankfully we didn't have extra time.

It was tough watching and tough commentating. It wasn't a great game of football but the right team won in the end.

'The players can be proud'

Plymouth Argyle 0-1 Liverpool

Plymouth boss Derek Adams, speaking to BT Sport: "We took the game to Liverpool at times and in the second half touched the post with Jake Jervis and in the end we were unfortunate not to score.

"Overall I thought it was a very good performance from us. In the end we lost one goal over two games to Liverpool.

"The players can be proud of themselves tonight, the supporters showed their appreciation throughout.

"I think tonight and over the two games we have shown we are a very good side. We have had a great start to the season in League Two, we're past halfway and hopefully we can kick on."

Plymouth's manager Derek Adams
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'Job done, let's go home'

Plymouth Argyle 0-1 Liverpool

Liverpool

Liverpool manager Jurgen Klopp said: "I love this in football, that everyone can cause everybody problems.

"It was a clear penalty in the first half (on Daniel Sturridge) and that would've helped because this team hadn't played together too much. You could see the team were looking around like they were embarrassed to be losing challenges against a fourth division team. 

"In the second half it was good, but then it became a bit static. We had a penalty, and 2-0, 3-0, 4-0 would have been OK, but 1-0 I'm fine with that. I was not too concerned for going through, but I thought 'oh my god another 30 minutes', but it is all good, no extra-time, job done, let's go home. As nice as it is here, we leave as early as possible, so all good."

On a rare goal for Lucas Leiva, Klopp adds: "Every week in training we play old versus young and he is a top scorer for old, which is unbelievable."  

Liverpool manager Jurgen Klopp
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The winner

Plymouth Argyle 0-1 Liverpool

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Lucas heads Liverpool into the lead against Plymouth.

Lucas won the game in the end with his first goal since 2010.

If you had backed him to score first in every game since, you'd be homeless and bankrupt by now.

One that got away for Liverpool?

Plymouth Argyle 0-1 Liverpool

Plymouth Argyle 0-1 Liverpool

Liverpool manager Jurgen Klopp also praised the performance of 17-year-old Ben Woodburn, who impressed despite being played in two different positions tonight.

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Newcastle United 3-1 Birmingham City

Whose Eureka moment was it to sack Gary Rowett at Birmingham?! Oh well, Zola has brought consistency!

Eugene:

Plymouth Argyle 0-1 Liverpool

Liverpool manager Jurgen Klopp says that his side should have been given a penalty in the first half when Daniel Sturridge was tripped, and his players looked embarrassed at times. 

Full reaction to come. 

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Plymouth Argyle 0-1 Liverpool

Eddie Castle: FT Plymouth 0-1 Liverpool! It would've been great if Plymouth had won! I know I'm just an old romantic when it comes to the FA Cup.

Anuj: Four consecutive games without a goal from open play for Liverpool. 

A spot of bother

Plymouth Argyle 0-1 Liverpool

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Origi denied from the spot by McCormick

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Plymouth Argyle 0-1 Liverpool

David Simpson: At no point over the two games have Plymouth deserved to be beaten comfortably. Credit to them.

Greg Morter: Great credit to Plymouth, who over two games v Liverpool only conceded a solitary goal #PLYLIV#greenarmy.

Mark Savile: Unconvincing but in cup competitions a win is a win and all that matters. Wolves next.

Watch: 'Finally' Southampton score

Southampton 1-0 Norwich

A goal befitting of the game, as Shane Long sends Saints into the fourth round...

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Shane Long scores for Southampton in injury time.

Southampton 1-0 Norwich

Norwich didn't have a shot on target in the 90 minutes and had 37% of possession. The Canaries have won three games since mid October. 

Who plays who?

A reminder of who awaits in the fourth round.

Newcastle will travel to face League One side Oxford.

Liverpool will host Wolves in an early kick-off, and Southampton host Arsenal in another televised game. 

'Plymouth can be proud'

Plymouth Argyle 0-1 Liverpool

John Hartson

Ex-Wales striker on BBC Radio 5 live

A brave, brave fight from Plymouth and they can be proud of how they performed on both occasions.

They have made a lot of money from the FA Cup and maybe Derek Adams will be able to spend that as they try to go up.

Jurgen Klopp was also brave in picking so many young players but it is Liverpool who go through.

Plymouth Argyle 0-1 Liverpool

The home crowd give their side a heroic reception at full time, as each man is clapped to the rafters as they come off the field.

Argyle will have made around £1m from these two games. In League Two terms, that's massive. 

FULL-TIME

Newcastle United 3-1 Birmingham City

Newcastle are through to face Oxford. 

'We salute you'

Plymouth Argyle 0-1 Liverpool

To our boys, to Derek and the team. We salute you. That was a fabulous effort. You have done us all proud. #pafc #ArgLiv

'Full credit to Plymouth'

Plymouth Argyle 0-1 Liverpool

John Hartson

Ex-Wales striker on BBC Radio 5 live

Plymouth have had a real go so full credit to them. They have just not found that bit of quality in the final third to score against Liverpool and that is what has done them.

Plymouth Argyle 0-1 Liverpool

Liverpool managed a Lucas header in 180 minutes of action against the League Two side, who played really well tonight.

Liverpool will host Wolves. 

FULL-TIME

Plymouth Argyle 0-1 Liverpool

GOAL - Newcastle United 3-1 Birmingham City

Matt Ritchie

Nerves be gone. Newcastle wrap up a win as Matt Ritchie scores from on the line after a wonderful cross from Jonjo Shelvey. 

Newcastle's Matt Ritchie scores his second goal of the game
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Plymouth Argyle 0-1 Liverpool

12 - Divock Origi is the first Liverpool player to miss a penalty (in all comps) in 12 attempts, since S Gerrard v QPR in May 2015. Fluffed.

Newcastle United 2-1 Birmingham City

It's a nervy finale at Newcastle because of this...

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Cotterill pulls one back for Bimingham

FULL-TIME

Southampton 1-0 Norwich

Southampton stumble over the finishing line and will now host Arsenal. 

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Plymouth Argyle 0-1 Liverpool

Ash: Where's James Milner when you need him? A good English penalty taker, if you can believe that.

Jack Richardson: It's good to see we've given this a right old go, even if we go out, well done everyone out there, for all of the 180 mins #pafc

GOAL - Southampton 1-0 Norwich

Shane Long (90+2 mins)

A scruffy, scruffy goal to settle an ugly match but one that Southampton deserve. They have pummeled Norwich in the second half, albeit without landing many shots.

An almighty scramble sees Shane Long get to a loose ball just in front of the kitchen sink to scuff it over the line from a yard out. 

Southampton's Shane Long scores
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Southampton 0-0 Norwich

Steve Claridge

Ex-Leicester striker on BBC Radio 5 Live Sports Extra

Southampton are looking likely to score now. They had an awful lot of possession up to the 80th minute and never in a million you saw them getting something . Now there is a chance of them winning this.