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Saturday's football photos

Phillips is followed Sulley Muntari

West Brom 0-1 Portsmouth: The Baggies make a bright start to their FA Cup semi-final and see Kevin Phillips go close in the early stages

Portsmouth striker Milan Baros

The influential Niko Kranjcar puts Milan Baros through on goal but the Czech forward is flagged for offside as the Hampshire club threaten

Greening tackles Kanu

The Championship outfit acquit themselves well with Jonathan Greening among those who catch the eye in a goalless first half

Kanu scores for Pompey

Sadly for them, it is Portsmouth who take the lead when Kanu taps home in the 54th minute after Baros sees his shot parried

Pompey's players celebrate victory

West Brom have their chances to equalise but Portsmouth hold on and will now play either Barnsley or Cardiff in May's final

Crouch scores the opener for Liverpool

Arsenal 1-1 Liverpool: In the Premier League, Rafael Benitez gives Peter Crouch a start and he opens the scoring in the 42nd minute

Bendtner celebrates Arsenal's equaliser

His return to the team is tarnished early in the second half, however, when Nicklas Bendtner outjumps him at a corner to head the equaliser

Chelsea celebrate their early goal

Man City 0-2 Chelsea: The London club's title hopes are given a boost when Richard Dunne's early own goal puts them in front

Kalou prepares to round Joe Hart

The points are made safe when Salomon Kalou rounds Joe Hart to make it 2-0 eight minutes into the second half

Agbonlahor and Barry celebrate the second goal

Aston Villa 4-0 Bolton: Two goals from Gareth Barry (right) either side of Gabriel Agbonlahor's strike steer Villa into a commanding 3-0 lead

Harewood is congratulated on his goal

Substitute Marlon Harewood heads a fourth near the end to leave Bolton four points adrift with five games to go

Martins celebrates scoring the opening goal for Newcastle

Newcastle 3-0 Reading: Obafemi Martins treats the crowd to his trademark celebration after finding a way through the Royals' defence

Owen makes it 2-0 to Newcastle

The Magpies' double their lead before the break when Michael Owen finishes well from Habib Beye's cross

Viduka makes it 3-0

A second goal in three games from Mark Viduka puts the match beyond Reading as Kevin Keegan's side dominate proceedings

Ryan Taylor celebrates his goal

Wigan 2-0 Birmingham: Two goals from Ryan Taylor earn the Latics a crucial win as they move eight points clear of the bottom three

Collins celebrates

Fulham 1-3 Sunderland: The struggling hosts see their fight against the drop made harder when Danny Collins scores for the Mackems

Chopra doubles Sunderland's lead

Fulham's future looks very bleak indeed when substitute Michael Chopra loops a second over Kasey Keller in the 54th minute

Jones celebrates Sunderland's third goal

David Healy pulls one back but poor defending allows Kenwyne Jones to score a third to leave the Cottagers still six points from safety

Berbatov scores for Spurs

Blackburn 1-1 Tottenham: Dimitar Berbatov prods home from close range to give Spurs a seventh-minute lead at Ewood Park

Pedersen equalises for Blackburn

Rovers level on the half hour when David Bentley's cross is directed home by Morten Gamst Pedersen for a share of the points




see also
West Brom 0-1 Portsmouth
05 Apr 08 |  FA Cup
Arsenal 1-1 Liverpool
05 Apr 08 |  Premier League
Man City 0-2 Chelsea
05 Apr 08 |  Premier League
Aston Villa 4-0 Bolton
05 Apr 08 |  Premier League
Newcastle 3-0 Reading
05 Apr 08 |  Premier League
Wigan 2-0 Birmingham
05 Apr 08 |  Premier League
Fulham 1-3 Sunderland
05 Apr 08 |  Premier League
Blackburn 1-1 Tottenham
05 Apr 08 |  Premier League


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