FA Cup holders Arsenal were knocked out in the fourth round by Southampton on Saturday after a first-half own goal from Gabriel.

Match Reports

The Brazil centre back inadvertently deflected Kyle Walker-Peters’s low drive past Bernd Leno midway through the first half at St Mary’s as Southampton got the better of Arsenal for the first time in the competition.

As a result, Ralph Hasenhuttl’s side will now take on Wolves at Molineux in February’s fifth round after they edged past non-league Chorley Town 1-0 on Friday night.

Match Events

0′ The match is about to start!

5′ CLOSE! Ward-Prowse’s corner-kick hits the bar

13′ MISS! Cedric’s shot wide out

15′ NICE TRY! Adams’ shot denied by Leno

24′ OWN GOAL! Southampton 1-0 Arsenal (Gabriel)

44′ Ward-Prowse’s free-kick wide out

50′ OFF THE POST! Ings nearly scores

70′ Walker-Peters handball overlooked by ref

80′ Ward-Prowse makes goal-line clearance

88′ Long goes down in the box but ref says no penalty!


Southampton XI: Walcott, F. Forster, Bertrand, Armstrong, Ings, Stephens, Ward-Prowse, Bednarek, Adams, Walker-Peters, I. Diallo

Subs: Shane Long, Lewis, Valery, D. Nlundulu, Vokins, K. Ramsey, A. Jankewitz, Caleb Watts, K. Chauke

Arsenal XI: Willian, Leno, Xhaka, Cedric, M.Elneny, Bellerin, Pepe, Holding, Gabriel, Nketiah, Martinelli

Subs: Luiz, Lacazette, Ryan, Runarsson, Chambers, Partey, Maitland-Niles, Willock, Saka


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