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Newcastle 1, Arsenal 1 (Tie)

March 9, 2002

NEWCASTLE, England (AP) _ Newcastle’s Laurent Robert scored the tying goal in the 52nd minute, and the Magpies and Arsenal finished at 1-1 Saturday in their quarterfinal of The Football Association Cup.

Edu scored in the 14th minute for Arsenal, which will play host to the replay at Highbury in London on March 23.

The other quarterfinals of England’s top cup competition are scheduled for Sunday: Everton at Middlesbrough, Chelsea at Tottenham Hotspur and Fulham at West Bromwich Albion.

In Saturday’s only Premier League game, last-place Leicester (3-17-9) tied 1-1 at home against Charlton (9-9-11).

Manchester United (19-7-4) leads with 61 points, one ahead of Arsenal (17-9-3) and two ahead of Liverpool (17-5-8).

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