BBC Sport - Irish Cup: Linfield edge Ballymena in extra-time
Linfield beat Ballymena in extra-time
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Substitute Guy Bates heads an extra-time winner for Linfield as they beat Ballymena United 2-1 in the fifth round of the Irish Cup.
Andrew Waterworth put the hosts in front but a Gary Thompson header sent the game into extra-time.
Linfield forward Paul Smyth was sent-off before Bates headed in, and United defender Johnny Taylor was also dismissed before the final whistle.