FA Trophy: Southport 1-3 Wrexham
Wrexham booked their place in the FA Trophy semi-final with a hard-fought victory over Southport at the Merseyrail Community Stadium.
Joe Clarke opened the scoring on 27 minutes with a glancing header from Danny Wright's inswinging cross.
Chris Westwood doubled Wrexham's lead with a header in first half stoppage time before Jay Harris added a third goal in the second half.
Shaun Whalley scored Southport's consolation from the penalty spot.
The fourth round tie went ahead after the pitch passed a late inspection after surface water was cleared.
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Wrexham player-manager Andy Morrell told BBC Radio Wales:
"It was a bit tricky at the end. I thought we were good for 60 minutes and should have put the game beyond them. They put it on us in the last half an hour. By the end I was probably happy just to be in the next round.
"The lads have worked really hard but you can't take your foot off the gas. We had a word about that. Frustrating, but overall I'm pleased to be through."
Southport: McMillan, Smith, Lever, Grand, Parry, Akrigg, Poku, Owens, Whalley, Ledsham, Moogan.
Subs: Hibbert, Benjamin, Almond, Lynch,Tames.
Wrexham: Mayebi, Ashton, Alfei, Riley, Harris, Danny Wright, Keates, Clarke, Ogleby, Hunt, Westwood.
Subs: Cieslewicz, Morrell, Little, Rushton, Thornton.
Ref: Mike Bull (England).