There are 161 league locations between eighth tier Marine and Premier League giants Tottenham – the most important hole ever in FA Cup historical past.
In regular circumstances, the membership’s floor could be packed out however amid the coronavirus pandemic the match was pressured to be held behind closed doorways.
However that didn’t cease followers turning out to welcome the gamers on their arrival to the Rossett Park Stadium.
Footage confirmed many individuals lining the streets to cheer on the Marine gamers and the Premier League stars.
Jose Mourinho picked a robust facet with Toby Alderweireld, Lucas Moura, Moussa Sissoko and Carlos Vinicius amongst these beginning.
Gareth Bale was on the bench with Son Heung-min and Tanguy Ndombele, however Harry Kane didn’t journey.
Fortunately, all of Marine’s gamers and workers got here by two rounds of Covid-19 assessments unscathed for the eighth-tier membership’s greatest sport of their historical past.
The membership offered digital tickets for the sport as no supporters have been allowed within the stadium.
One hour earlier than kick-off, Marine posted on Twitter that they’d offered a exceptional 23,000 at £10 a bit.
Marine captain Niall Cummins was upset that Spurs boss Mourinho was taking the match severely and put a robust staff out for the sport.
Earlier this week, he instructed talkSPORT: “I used to be actually hoping Jose Mourinho would present the Cup no respect.
“You wish to play in opposition to the children, you don’t wish to play in opposition to all these prime gamers!
“It’ll be sensible for the membership to see all these prime gamers, whether or not they’re on the facet or on the pitch, it’ll be an ideal expertise. However it gained’t assist us if they create all the large weapons!”