Bradford City Cause FA Cup Upset
25 January 2015, 06:00
Bradford City have knocked Chelsea out of the FA Cup, causing one of the biggest upsets in the history of the competition.
Bradford added Chelsea to an impressive recent list of top flight scalps on Saturday, beating the Premier League leaders 4-2 at Stamford Bridge to seal a place in the last 16 of the FA Cup.
The Bantams went 2-0 down after 38 minutes of the game.
But in an incredible comeback Bradford's Jon Stead pulled one back and Filipe Morais got an equaliser in the 75th minute.
Andy Halliday's goal made it 3 for the Bantams, with Mark Yeates slotting in the fourth, sealing their victory.
Chelsea manager Jose Mourinho had said it "would be a disgrace" if they lost the game and, despite making nine changes to his starting line-up, still fielded a strong side.
The Blues' defeat means they have failed to reach the fifth round of the FA Cup for only the second time in 17 seasons.
Manager Phil Parkinson told Heart it was an incredible day for his team: