American Exports: Howard, Everton march on in FA Cup
AMSTERDAM – Tim Howard and Everton sailed into the fourth round of the FA Cup on Monday thanks to an easy 5-1 victory at League Two side Cheltenham.
The US No. 1 logged five stops, the best coming to deny Darren Carter's low drive with the Toffees already up one in the 15th minute.
Everton, who are unbeaten in their last five road games, will face the winner of a replay between Bolton and Sunderland on the final weekend of January.
Here's the full fourth-round draw for clubs employing Americans (home teams listed first):
Bolton (Stuart Holden, Tim Ream) or Sunderland vs. Everton (Howard)
Crystal Palace or Stoke City (Geoff Cameron, Maurice Edu) vs. Manchester City
Derby County (Conor Doyle) vs. Blackburn
Huddersfield Town vs. Leicester (Zak Whitbread)
Leeds United or Birmingham (Jonathan Spector) vs. Tottenham Hotspur (Clint Dempsey, Brad Friedel)
Millwall vs. Aston Villa (Brad Guzan, Eric Lichaj)
West Ham United (Sebastian Lletget) or Manchester United vs. Fulham or Blackpool