Newcastle 2 Blackburn Rovers 1: Gutierrez strikes late to seal Mags’ progress

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Jonas Gutierrez produced a last-gasp moment of brilliance to fire Newcastle into the FA Cup fourth round at Blackburn’s expense.

The Argentina international completed a concerted fightback in the fifth minute of stoppage time with a fine individual goal to dash Rovers’ hopes.

Hatem Ben Arfa had earlier dragged the home side back into the tie with a 70th-minute equaliser, after the visitors had taken the lead against the run of play 10 minutes before the break through David Goodwillie.

* Full report in tonight’s Football Echo