A MATTY Phillips hattrick saw Blackpool run-out comfortable winners against Fleetwood Town.
The Seasiders were ahead at the break after Lomana Lualua handed them the lead with a nice finish.
And the second half belonged to Matty Phillips who fired three, with Tom Ince sealing the win.
Jamie Vardy, who was superb all afternoon, got Fleetwood’s goal on 69 minutes.
Follow our minute-by-minute report below:
FULL TIME: FLEETWOOD 1 BLACKPOOL 5
90 mins: Three minutes time added.
84 mins: Another sub for Blackpool. Angel Martinez replaced by Kevin Phillips.
82 mins: Sean Clancy comes on for Fleetwood in place of Jamie Milligan.
82 mins: Gary Taylor-Fletcher comes on for Blackpool, he replaces Lomana Lualua.
LATEST: FLEETWOOD 1 BLACKPOOL 5
81 mins: GOAL FOR BLACKPOOL!!
Matty Phillips fires his third of the game. He cuts in from the right, takes on a couple of defenders and pokes home from ten yards. Brillian goal.
LATEST: FLEETWOOD 1 BLACKPOOL 4
76 mins: GOAL FOR BLACKPOOL!!!
Matty Phillips fires his second of the game off the post after Ince saw his shot saved by Davies.
75 mins: Matty Phillips brushes the post with a decent long-range effort.
71 mins: Great spell for Fleetwood here, the impressive Vardy yet again testing Howard in goal.
LATEST: FLEETWOOD 1 BLACKPOOL 3
69 mins: GOAL FOR FLEETWOOD!!
Jamie Vardy turns Alex Baptiste and fires one into the bottom corner, fantastic goal. Vardy is some player.
64 mins: Game has settled down here again now, Fleetwood finding their feet again.
LATEST: FLEETWOOD 0 BLACKPOOL 3
55 mins: GOAL TO BLACKPOOL!!!
Tom Ince finishes a Neal Eardley cross superbly from ten yards. Great technique.
48 mins: Jamie Vardy heads over a cross from Till.
LATEST: FLEETWOOD 0 BLACKPOOL 2
47 mins: GOAL FOR BLACKPOOL!!
Matty Phillips cuts in from the left and fired a superb ball into the far top corner. Brilliant stuff.
45 mins: Blackpool kick-off the second half.
HALF TIME: FLEETWOOD 0 BLACKPOOL 1
46 mins: Scott Davies saves well from Tom Ince.
45 mins: Two minutes time added.
42 mins: Danny Wilson is booked for a pull on Jamie Vardy.
40 mins: Jamie Maguire controls and shoots over from 18 yards for the home side.
34 mins: Jamie Vardy shoots from the edge of the box, another solid save from Vardy. Much better from Fleetwood here.
33 mins: Andy Mangan finds space in the Blackpool box and forces a decent save from Howard.
29 mins: Good response from Fleetwood here to Blackpool’s goal. Micky Mellon’s men looking much brighter on the ball.
26 mins: Big chance for Fleetwood. Jamie Vardy twists and turns before forcing a brilliant save from Mark Howard. Peter Till headed the follow-up back towards goal, only for Howard to get back to his feet and turn it over.
LATEST: FLEETWOOD TOWN 0 BLACKPOOL 1
24 mins: GOAL TO BLACKPOOL!!!
Lomano LuaLua races onto a superb ball from Angel Martinez before giving Davies no chance with the finish.
21 mins: Jamie Vardy heads one over from eight yards after a decent cross from Peter Till. First sight of goal for the home side.
18 mins: Matty Phillips fires one towards goal from 20 yards, decent stop by Scott Davies.
9 mins: Lualua has a shot deflected wide after a short free-kick by Ludo Sylvestre.
5 mins: Good start for Blackpool here, plenty of the ball.
3:00pm: Fleetwood kick-off.
2:57pm: Here come the teams, brilliant atmosphere here this afternoon.
2:30pm: Welcome to a blustery Highbury Avenue as Fleetwood host Blackpool in the FA Cup third round.
Both teams are currently out warming-up and the atmosphere is building for this much awaited local derby.
Pre match: Ian Holloway makes three changes to the side that beat Middlesbrough last week.
Neal Eardley, Bob Harris and Liverpool loan man Danny Wilson come into the side in place of Ian Evatt, Craig Cathcart and Stephen Crainey.
Fleetwood boss Micky Mellon named a full strength side, Jamie Maguire returned to the midfield after suspension.
Fleetwood: Davies, Beeley, McNulty, Pond, Milligan, Till, Brown, Mangan, Maguire, Cavanagh, Vardy. Subs: Clancy, Vieira, Godall, Briggs, Seddon, Charnck and Stevenson.
Blackpool: Howard, Eardley, Sylvestre, Baptiste, M Philips, Martinez, Harris, Ince, Wilson, Lualua.
Subs: Evatt, Grandin, K Phillips, Taylor-Fletcher, Hill, Cathcart and Halstead.