Result: Stoke City edge out Crystal Palace

Jonathan Walters scores twice in extra time to secure a 4-1 victory for Stoke City over Crystal Palace and a place in the fourth round of the FA Cup.

Stoke City have progressed to the fourth round of the FA Cup with a 4-1 home win against Crystal Palace in their third-round replay.

Jonathan Walters scored twice for the Potters in extra time as it finished 1-1 between the two teams after 90 minutes.

Stoke City player Kenwyne Jones celebrates with teammates after scoring in his sides FA Cup match on January 15, 2013© PA Photos

The first chance of the game fell to the visitors after five minutes when Aaron Wilbraham met Jonathan Williams's cross but headed it over from just six yards.

Stoke took control of proceedings at the Britannia Stadium thereafter, but failed to create any clear-cut chances.

Palace had a great chance to take the lead in the 34th minute when the referee awarded them a penalty for Ryan Shawcross's foul on Wilfred Zaha. However, Jermaine Easter saw his spot kick saved by Thomas Sorensen.

Stoke City goalkeeper Thomas Sorenseen saves a penalty for his side in their match with Crystal Palace on January 15, 2013© PA Photos

The Championship side started the second half without Zaha, who was taken off at half time with an injury, and had defender Danny Gabbidon to thank for his timely blocks on the hour mark.

Kenwyne Jones was unlucky not to break the deadlock on 64 minutes when he saw his deflected strike come off the post, but moments later his header from Matthew Etherington's corner did go in.

Glenn Murray scores a late penalty for Crystal Palace in their match against Stoke City on January 15, 2013© PA Photos

Palace levelled the score with three minutes of normal time remaining, as Shawcross brought down Williams inside the area and Glenn Murray successfully converted the penalty.

However, Stoke had the last laugh as Walters headed home Etherington's cross at the back post in the fifth minute of extra time before firing home his second on 110 minutes.

Cameron Jerome added his name to the scoresheet when he found the target in the dying moments of the game from close range.

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