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Liverpool 2-3 West Brom: Jurgen Klopp's side knocked out of FA Cup in game overshadowed by VAR

Liverpool were dumped out of the FA Cup by West Brom in a match littered with Video Assistant Referee referrals which caused confusion on the pitch and in the stands. Three major incidents in the first half of the Reds’ 3-2 defeat required the intervention of technology – including the first time a match referee has used a pitchside television replay. And although it eventually led to the correct decisions being made the time it took, with almost four minutes elapsing between Mohamed Salah being fouled and Craig Pawson awarding…

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Six-time champion Djokovic knocked out of Australian Open by unseeded Chung

2018 Australian Open Dates: 15-28 January Venue: Melbourne Park Coverage: Watch highlights on BBC Two, the BBC Sport website and app. Live commentary on the best matches on BBC Radio 5 live, 5 live sports extra and online. South Korea’s Hyeon Chung played superbly to beat Novak Djokovic at the Australian Open as the six-time champion struggled with injury. Chung, 21, won 7-6 (7-4) 7-5 7-6 (7-3) to become the first Korean player to reach the last eight at a Grand Slam. He will face another surprise quarter-finalist after American…

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Konta knocked out by world number 123 Pera

2018 Australian Open Dates: 15-28 January Venue: Melbourne Park Coverage: Watch highlights on BBC Two, the BBC Sport website and app. Live commentary on the best matches on BBC Radio 5 live, 5 live sports extra and online. British number one Johanna Konta suffered a shock defeat by world number 123 Bernarda Pera in the second round of the Australian Open. The American won 6-4 7-5 to claim only her second win at Grand Slam level. Ninth seed Konta had reached the quarter-finals and semi-finals on her past two visits…

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Arsenal knocked out in FA Cup shock

Media playback is not supported on this device Arsene Wenger was condemned to his first FA Cup third-round exit as managerless Championship side Nottingham Forest stunned holders Arsenal at the City Ground. The hosts took the lead when Eric Lichaj headed in from close range, although the advantage lasted just three minutes as Per Mertesacker followed up after Rob Holding’s header had struck the post. Lichaj reclaimed the lead for a Forest side led by caretaker boss Gary Brazil, the American defender scoring a spectacular dipping volley from the edge…

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Leeds knocked out of FA Cup by League Two side Newport

Media playback is not supported on this device League Two Newport County dumped Championship side Leeds United out of the FA Cup thanks to Shawn McCoulsky’s late header at a rocking Rodney Parade. McCoulsky’s winner in the 89th minute was deserved reward for the home side, who were superb throughout. Conor Shaughnessy’s own goal drew them level with 15 minutes remaining after Gaetano Berardi’s deflected ninth-minute opener for the visitors. Leeds’ misery was completed when Samuel Saiz was sent off in time added on. Newport’s dramatic recovery caps an incredible…

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Everton knocked out of Europa League by Lyon

Ten-man Everton were knocked out of the Europa League with defeat at Lyon as David Unsworth’s hopes of being made their permanent manager were dealt a further blow. The defeat coupled with Atalanta’s 1-1 draw against Apollon Limassol means the Toffees cannot progress from the group stage with two matches remaining. Unsworth, who was promoted from the club’s academy to become caretaker boss after the sacking of Ronald Koeman, has now lost all three games he has overseen. Former Chelsea player Bertrand Traore opened the scoring in the 68th minute…

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