Everton beats Cheltenham to advance in FA Cup

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Associated Press

Posted on January 7, 2013 at 4:04 PM

Updated Monday, Jan 7 at 4:04 PM

LONDON (AP) — Everton routed fourth-tier Cheltenham 5-1 Monday night and will play Sunderland or Bolton in the fourth round of the FA Cup.

Nikica Jelavic scored from close range in the 12th minute, and Leighton Baines converted a penalty kick in the 21st.

Leon Osman made it 3-0 in the 49th, and Russell Penn scored for the hosts two minutes later, beating American goalkeeper Tim Howard.

Seamus Coleman scored on a lob in the 58th and Marouane Fellaini, who was involved in both Everton's early goals, got the final goal in the 89th.

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