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Football: Hull City and Charlton advance to FA Cup quarter-finals

Published on Feb 25, 2014 6:30 AM
Hull City's English defender Curtis Davies (second, left) celebrates after scoring his team's first goal against Brighton and Hove Albion during an English FA Cup fifth round replay football match between Hull City FC and Brighton and Hove Albion FC at the KC Stadium, north-east England, on Feb 24, 2014. -- PHOTO: AFP

LONDON (REUTERS) - Goals from Curtis Davies and Robert Koren earned Hull City a place in the FA Cup quarter-finals with a 2-1 replay win at home to Brighton and Hove Albion on Monday.

Charlton Athletic lifted some more of their gloom as the relegation-threatened second-tier side won 2-1 at fellow Championship outfit Sheffield Wednesday to end hopes of a Sheffield derby in the last eight.

Davies scored Hull's opening goal with a looping header from Koren's corner in the 14th minute as the Premier League team dictated play.

Koren then added a second in the 36th minute when his free kick - via a deflection from Keith Andrews - beat Peter Brezovan in the visiting goal.

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