Nicky Adam's goal for Crawley was not enough for an FA Cup giant killing this time. Reading took the win, with goals from Le Fondre - who also scored a penalty - and Hunt.
Jordi Gomez's second-half equaliser denied League Two AFC Bournemouth a shock FA Cup win at Wigan.
Rafael Benitez lauded debutant Demba Ba and Frank Lampard after Chelsea's dominant FA Cup third round victory at Southampton today.
Eight of the region's teams are playing in the third round of the FA Cup today. Find the full list of fixtures here.