Emirates FA Cup: Arsenal held, Everton through

Arsenal were held to goalless draw at home by Championship side Hull, in the fifth round of the Emirates FA Cup. Ahead of their midweek Champions League tie with Barcelona, Gunners boss, Arsene Wenger made nine changes to the side. The holders struggled to get past a solid visiting defence, and when they did breach it they found another strong barrier in Hull 'keeper, Eldin Jakupovic, who made a string of saves. Meanwhile, Everton secured their place in the quarter-finals by winning 2-0 at Bournemouth. The hosts saw a first-half penalty saved, and were punished as goals from Ross Barkley and Romelu Lukaku took the Blues through.Elsewhere, second-tier Reading knocked out Premier League side, West Brom, with a 3-1 win, and Watford edged past Leeds 1-0. In today's games, Chelsea host Manchester City at Stamford Bridge (20:00 UAE), Tottenham Hotspur welcome Crystal Palace to White Hart Lane (19:00) and West Ham travel to Championship side Blackburn Rovers.

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