Result: Everton end Oldham Athletic's FA Cup run to reach quarter-finals

Everton reach the last eight of the FA Cup by seeing off Oldham in their fifth-round replay.

Everton have set up an FA Cup quarter-final at home to Wigan by seeing off the challenge of League One side Oldham Athletic in their fifth-round replay this evening.

The hosts went ahead on the quarter-hour mark when Darron Gibson's cross picked out Kevin Mirallas and the Belgian steered home.

Everton's Kevin Mirallas celebrates scoring the opening goal in the FA Cup 5th round replay against Oldham on February 26, 2013© PA Photos

Visiting Oldham came within centimetres of equalising instantly but former Everton man Jose Baxter's chip bounced out off the inside of the post.

Leighton Baines doubled Everton's lead in the 34th minute from the spot after Connor Brown was adjudged to have handled in the area.

Everton's Leon Osman celebrates scoring the his team's third in the FA Cup 5th round replay against Oldham on February 26, 2013© PA Photos

The Toffees' place in the final eight was all but confirmed 17 minutes after the interval when Leon Osman's scuffed header managed to find its way into the net.

Oldham pulled one back straight away when Matt Smith headed in his fourth against Merseyside clubs in this year's competition - he scored twice against Liverpool in the fourth round and once in the reverse against Everton.

Oldham's Matt Smith celebrates after scoring in the FA Cup 5th round replay against Everton on February 26, 2013© PA Photos

Everton will face Wigan for a place in the final four at 12.45pm on Saturday, March 9.

Everton's Leighton Baines is congratulated by team mates after scoring his team's second in the FA Cup 5th round replay against Oldham on February 26, 2013
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