Millwall v Watford: FA Cup – as it happened

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I said at the top of the MBM, it seemed to me a Millwall win today, and after a superb week for the club off the pitch, and fully deserved their win. Only 38% of possession, but they had 13 shots to Watford’s four, which tells its own story.

Millwall knocked out Bournemouth in the third round of 3-0 beating – and I’ve got another Premier League scalp. Thanks for reading, see you next time.

Millwall celebrate the historic week by dumping Watford out of the FA Cup

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2.08 pm GMT
14:08

“We were outstanding today,” said Millwall manager Neil Harris. “We should have been three or four in half the time.”

“We are a good honest bunch”, says Steve Morison in a strange accent, a strange mix between the south London and Norfolk. “If we do not go and get a victory on Wednesday night [against Walsall in the League, this is a waste of time. We want to get the promotion and you can enjoy this along the way.”

Millwall’s Tony Craig and Nadjim Abdou celebrate after the whistle. Photograph: Hannah McKay/Reuters

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2.04 pm GMT
14:04

Full-time: Millwall 1-0 Watford

They have done so. What a week for Millwall!

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2.03 pm GMT
14:03

90+5 min: Wallace picks up a yellow card for a late pull-back on Britos. Millwall hanging on a bit here.

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2.02 pm GMT
14:02

90+4 min: Archer collects a high ball, to avoid another Watford attack. It has done a couple of times this second half. Poor goalkeeping.

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2.00 pm GMT
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90+2 min: Chance for Deeney! But a magnificent sliding tackle from Webster, saved a certain goal. Watford captain found himself in space inside Millwall’s box, but in waiting for the bouncing ball to sit on, Webster threw Deeney and make a block, the ball goes behind for a corner.

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1.59 pm GMT
13:59

90 mins: Six minutes added on here, especially by damage to Dja Djedje. Watford have resorted to pumping time for Deeney and Okaka, which is adapted to Webster and Cooper well.

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1.58 pm GMT
13:58

88 min: GOAL FOR MILLWALL … not! Martin Atkinson for handball. Morison is allowed to win another film in the post, the ball squirting through the six-yard box through a crowd of bodies, before Webster packs two metres. Replays showed that he used his hand to guide the ball into the net, a good decision.

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1.55 pm GMT
13:55

87 min: Millwall are watching this game with aplomb, pitched in Watford territory. Tiki taka stuff, and Millwall win a corner. They will take their time.

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1.52 pm GMT
13:52

The GOAL! Millwall 1-0 Watford (Morison 85)

Millwall’s subs Wallace and Ferguson combine to good effect in the center of the field, the last spotted Morison unmarked in the second stick and offers a small dot of the cross 33 years of age, who volley the ball first time through the legs of Gomes up close. Gomes has some of that, but simply slid on the inside of the corner. Millwall 1-0!

Morison scores the opener. Photograph: Tony O’brien/Reuters

And celebrates. Photograph: Ben Stansall/AFP/Getty Images

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1.51 pm GMT
13:51

84 min: Good spell to Millwall, this, as Thompson canyons of a crusade against the arm of Janmaat – not – and Thompson goes under the challenge of Doucouré. The French just head to the ball.

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1.49 pm GMT
13:49

82 min: Great ball from Williams in the box, is passed on to the near post, and for a moment there is panic in the Watford back post before Kaboul gets his head on the ball, and Gomes clears with a punch.

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1.48 pm GMT
13:48

80 min: Mason comes steam in Wallace, completely wrong time your challenge. Yellow card. Deeney comes to diffuse the situation, as tempers fray. As captain, he does it so well.

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1.45 pm GMT
13:45

77 min: Watford make their final change: Deeney for Sinclair. All Watford at the moment, Millwall the penalty box you can expect a peppering from here.

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1.44 pm GMT
13:44

75 min: Mason has more of an influence for Watford down their left flank, the evidence of Millwall centre back with a couple of searching crosses. So far, so good for Millwall, although that could change with Troy Deeney is prepared in the band of Watford.

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1.42 pm GMT
13:42

73 min: Another change, and most surprising: Jed Wallace replaces Fred Onyedinma. Neil Harris has obviously settled for the replay, then. Seventeen minutes of enduring.

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1.41 pm GMT
13:41

72 min: Shane Ferguson, before Newcastle United, replaces Aiden O’brien at Millwall the first of change.

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1.38 pm GMT
13:38

71 min: See above.

Walter Mazzarri makes his feelings. Photograph: Tony O’brien/Reuters

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1.27 pm GMT
13:27

60 min: Repeat the previous point, Dja Djedje is being booed by the Millwall fans for having the audacity to be injured.

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1.26 pm GMT
13:26

56 min: Dja Djedje goes down in a heap after a heavy aerial challenge from O’brien, who took the man and the ball. Dja Djedje is assisted by the physiotherapists for a good three minutes. He looks a bit dazed, but is going to be OK to continue. Janmaat was going to come, but he is putting his tracksuit back now.

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1.24 pm GMT
13:24

54 min: Penalty appeal from Watford! Guedioura offers a great cross to the near post. Okaka gets the yard of his marker Webster, but is unable to reach the ball, as he was clearly pulled back. That is a clear penalty. Webster was one out of the ball.

Okaka appeals for a penalty. Photograph: Tony O’brien/Reuters

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1.22 pm GMT
13:22

52 min: Watford comes in a little stronger now. A good cross from Dja Djedje only evades Okaka and the far post.

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1.17 pm GMT
13:17

50 min: Onyedinma is pushed back by the Mason, but both the referee and the linesman, standing all of five feet away, will not be granted a free kick. Millwall’s fans are not happy.

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1.16 pm GMT
13:16

48 min: “Interesting that you should point out that there is (sadly) a good few boos when Pantilimon was stretchered off, e-mail messages from Chris Baber. “Could clearly be heard in the coverage of the BBC and, however, Jonathan Pearce made a point of stating that the applause came from ‘the four corners of the earth.'”

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1.15 pm GMT
13:15

46 min: The second half starts as the first did: with a golden opportunity for Gregory within the first 20 seconds! Morison competes with his marker with the ball within Watford area, the ball falls kindly to Gregory on the penalty spot, but the striker focuses his effort. He has 11 goals this season, and has looked lively, if a little ruffled in the front of the lens.

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1.12 pm GMT
13:12

Peeeeeep! We are back on track. No changes from either side.

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1.11 pm GMT
13:11

Millwall chief executive Steve Kavanagh has been talking to the cameras of the BBC in the half time, praising Barney Ronay for his reporting of the potential CPO battle with regard to the Den.

Barney is an absolute legend at the club of the eyes. I don’t think we would have gotten where we are without him.

Gomes saves from Gregory. Photo: TGSPhoto/REX/Shutterstock

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12.53 pm GMT
12:53

45 min: Six minutes of added, accounting for Pantilimon of the injury. Morison is to have fun out there, nut-megging a Mason on the bottom line, although it comes to nothing. There are not too many gray-haired players in the national Football League. I can’t think of any reality. Any suggestion? E-mail michael.butler@theguardian.com or tweet @michaelbutler18.

The silver fox. Photo: TGSPhoto/REX/Shutterstock

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