Nottingham Forest beat Arsenal 4-2 in the third round of the FA Cup thanks to Eric Lichaj’s double and two penalties, with Per Mertesacker and Danny Welbeck replying Arsenal out of FA Cup
Ben Brereton of Nottingham Forest celebrates after scoring a penalty to make the score 3-1 against Arsenal.
Arsenal out of FA Cup after stunning Lichaj double for Nottingham Forest Read more “I have said what I had to say many times and will not talk about the referees,” Wenger said.
Related: Arsenal out of FA Cup after stunning Lichaj double for Nottingham Forest “I have said what I had to say many times and will not talk about the referees,” Wenger said.
Eric Lichaj headed Forest in front in the 20th minute and then scored a brilliant volley late in the first half after Per Mertesacker had equalised for Arsenal.
4 – Nottingham Forest are the first team from a lower division to score 4+ goals against Arsenal in an #FACup tie since Hull City in January 1908. Thrashed.
Defender Eric Lichaj will be honoured at this weekend’s FA Cup final, after his double strike for Nottingham Forest against Arsenal in the FA Cup. The American right-back famously scored twice
Nottingham Forest celebrate with Eric Lichaj after he gave them a surprise lead over the FA Cup holders after 20 minutes Lichaj needed to only connect with Kieran Dowell’s free-kick to guide the
W hen Arsenal kick off their defence of the FA Cup with a trip to Nottingham Forest today, they will do so without Arsene Wenger in the away dugout.
Our Emirates FA Cup title defence came to a disappointing early end, as we were beaten 4-2 by Nottingham Forest at the City Ground. The hosts took the lead through a header from Eric Lichaj, while Per Mertesacker equalised soon after from close range. Lichaj soon doubled up and put Forest back in the lead shortly before the break.
Arsenal have lost an FA Cup third-round tie for the first time since 1996, when they went out to Sheffield United. Nottingham Forest became the first side from a lower division to score four goals in an FA Cup tie against Arsenal since Hull City in 1908.
The decision to rest stars backfired on Arsene Wenger as a 4-2 collapse at Nottingham Forest saw defending champions Arsenal getting knocked out of the FA Cup in the third round on Sunday. Eric Lichaj scored twice for the hosts either side of a Per Mertesacker equaliser to give Forest …
Arsenal have twice eliminated Nottingham Forest from the FA Cup, in 1978/79 and 1992/93 – they went on to win the trophy in both of those seasons. Nottingham Forest have won one of their last 14 matches against the Gunners in all competitions (D4 L9), and lost 4-0 at the City Ground in the League Cup last season.
It was a stunning volley worthy of winning the FA Cup. But Nottingham Forest’s second strike, an incredible volley from 21 yards, was the stand out goal that dumped holders Arsenal out in the