- Associated Press - Saturday, February 14, 2015

LONDON (AP) - Liverpool rallied to beat Crystal Palace 2-1 Saturday in the fifth round of the FA Cup.

Daniel Sturridge and Adam Lallana scored early in the second half for visiting Liverpool, which fought back following a 15th-minute goal by Fraizer Campbell.

West Bromwich Albion routed 10-man West Ham 4-0 in another all-Premier League matchup in the round of 16. Second-tier Blackburn, with American defender Geoff Cameron of Stoke sent off, won 4-1. Reading was a 2-1 winner at Derby in a match between second-tier clubs.

Defending champion Arsenal is at home against Middlesbrough on Sunday. Another favorite, Manchester United, visits third-tier Preston on Monday. Premier League powers Chelsea and Manchester City were knocked out in the fourth round.

A summary of the action from around Europe:



Bayern Munich had its biggest Bundesliga win in more than 30 years as it routed Hamburger SV 8-0.

Germany’s deluge of goals continued with Bas Dost netting an injury-time winner to give second-place Wolfsburg a 5-4 victory at Bayer Leverkusen.

Bayern’s win was its biggest since a 9-0 victory against Kickers Offenbach in March 1984.

Thomas Mueller, Arjen Robben and Mario Goetze each scored two goals for Bayern, with Robert Lewandowski notching another and substitute Franck Ribery scoring on his return from a right thigh injury.

“A day I won’t forget for my whole life,” Hamburg coach Josef Zinnbauer said.

Wolfsburg kept pace, eight points behind Bayern, with Dost’s fourth goal. Leverkusen had rallied from a three-goal deficit at halftime to tie the game at 4-all behind Son Heung-min’s hat trick and a 72nd-minute equalizer from Karim Bellarabi. Leverkusen finished with 10 men after Emir Spahic earned a second yellow card in the 82nd.

Also, Schalke lost 1-0 at Eintracht Frankfurt. American defender Timmy Chandler crossed for halftime substitute Lucas Piazon to head in the winner in the 65th.

Granit Xhaka scored an injury-time winner for Borussia Moenchengladbach to also beat Cologne 1-0, Stuttgart lost 2-1 on a late goal at Hoffenheim and Werder Bremen defeated Augsburg 3-2.



Real Madrid rebounded from a humiliating 4-0 loss at Atletico Madrid by beating Deportivo La Coruna 2-0 to ensure it kept atop the Liga league.

Cristiano Ronaldo and Gareth Bale both hit goalposts before Francisco “Isco” Alarcon opened the scoring in the 23rd minute. Karim Benzema then scored result in the 73rd, two minutes after Brazilian midfielder Lucas Silva made his Madrid debut.

“It was difficult after the blow we received last week,” Isco said. “A dose of humility served us well.”

Madrid leads Barcelona by a provisional four points before it hosts Levante Sunday.

Sevilla beat Cordoba 3-0 in a one-sided match, where both teams ended with 10 men, giving it overnight control of fourth place. Cordoba fell into last place after 10-man Granada drew 0-0 at home with Athletic Bilbao.

Espanyol also finished a man down but goalkeeper Kiko Casilla saved a late penalty in a 2-0 victory at Malaga.



Paris Saint-Germain is facing an injury crisis ahead of its Champions League match against Chelsea in three days. Four players limped off in a 2-2 home draw with Caen, where nine-man PSG conceded two sloppy late goals to hand the French league title initiative to Lyon.

PSG coach Laurent Blanc said midfielder Yohan Cabaye (groin), center half Marquinhos (hamstring), winger Lucas (groin), and right back Serge Aurier (thigh) will all miss the Chelsea game. Blaise Matuidi is doubtful with has a sore knee.

“I’ve never seen anything like it,” PSG striker Zlatan Ibrahimovic said.

Lyon can move four points ahead of PSG and Marseille if it wins at Lorient on Sunday.

Ibrahimovic scored two minutes in and Ezequiel Lavezzi made it 2-0 shortly before halftime. But Emiliano Sala scored in the 89th minute, and Herve Bazile struck in injury time.

Also, it was Lens 0, Evian 2; Lille 0, Nice 0; Nantes 0, Bastia 2; and Toulouse 2, Rennes 1.

Monaco’s home game against Montpellier was postponed because of bad weather.



Napoli missed the chance to close the gap with second-place Roma as it lost 3-1 at Palermo in Serie A.

Instead, Napoli will be looking nervously over its shoulder at Fiorentina, which cruised to a 3-1 win at Sassuolo to move to within four points of the third and final Champions League qualifying spot.

Achraf Lazaar, Franco Vazquez and Luca Rigoni gave Palermo a comfortable advantage before Manolo Gabbiadini scored a consolation eight minutes from time.

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