Ex-Ger's late goal helps dump out former Old Firm rival in incredible cup comeback
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Martyn Waghorn's goal helps dump Armstrong and Saints from FA Cup

It seems players connected with Rangers, love an FA Cup comeback.
On Tuesday, loanee, Greg Docherty, helped Shrewsbury Town pull off a remarkable upset.

Docherty celebrates after his late assist helped pull off a remarkable turnaround. (Photo by James Baylis – AMA/Getty Images)

Last night, it was former Ger, Martyn Waghorn’s turn.
After 70 minutes, his Derby County side were trailing Premier League Southampton, by two goals.
One of which, had been scored by ex-Celtic player, Stuart Armstrong.
However, while the game may have looked over on paper, County certainly hadn’t given up.

They pulled one back courtesy of a direct free kick from Harry Wilson, before Waghorn stepped up.

Waghorn powered in an excellent header to tie the scores. (Photo by Dan Mullan/Getty Images)

He found space inside the box in the 82nd minute and rose unchallenged to head towards goal. Saints keeper Angus Gunn stood rooted to the spot, as the ball sailed into the top right corner.
Waghorn wasn’t quite finished there though.

As the tie went to penalties, he stepped up once more. Picking out the same corner, he despatched his spot kick with aplomb.

After extra-time, he then sent his penalty beyond the reach of Gunn. (Photo by Dan Mullan/Getty Images)

Following Nathan Redmond’s miss, it was Derby captain, Richard Keogh, who would ultimately seal their passage to the Fourth Round.
Still, quite a night for Waghorn.

He had scored just four times all season before last night, but played a telling role in knocking a former Old Firm rival and his top tier club, out of the FA Cup.

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