Fidelity bank banner Camano banner
Defending champs Arsenal knocked out of English FA Cup by managerless Championship side Nottingham Forest

By Andrew Mullen on 07/01/2018

Share on facebook Yahoo mail icon Gmail icon Share on Google+

Views: 936

 •Shocked Arsenal players after the drubbing by lowly Nottingham Forest
•Shocked Arsenal players after the drubbing by lowly Nottingham Forest

Arsene Wenger was condemned to his first FA Cup third-round exit as managerless Championship side Nottingham Forest stunned holders Arsenal at the City Ground.

The hosts took the lead when Eric Lichaj headed in from close range, although the advantage lasted just three minutes as Per Mertesacker followed up after Rob Holding's header had struck the post.

Lichaj reclaimed the lead for a Forest side led by caretaker boss Gary Brazil, the American defender scoring a spectacular dipping volley from the edge of the area a minute before half-time.

Forest pulled further clear in the second half when Ben Brereton sent David Ospina the wrong way from the penalty spot after Holding upended Matty Cash.

Danny Welbeck reduced the deficit for Wenger’s much-changed side after Forest goalkeeper Jordan Smith failed to hold a through-ball.

But Arsenal’s first FA Cup third-round defeat since January 1996 – in a replay against Sheffield United – was confirmed courtesy of Kieran Dowell’s 85th-minute penalty, before Forest’s Joe Worrall was shown a straight red card in the closing stages for a late tackle. (BBC)

Source News Express

Posted 07/01/2018 8:43:31 PM

 

Share on facebook Yahoo mail icon Gmail icon Share on Google+


 

CLASSIFIED ADS

 

You may also like...
Delta labour leaders, medical practitioners panic over Okowa’s...

YOU’RE INVITING ANARCHY —PDP tells APC, hammers opposition...

Slain activist’s wife for US Govt. programme •Intersociety...

NiMet predicts cloudy, sunny weather for Monday

Southern Governors unite, demand true federalism, devolution of...

We want clubs to meet minimum requirements for...

Human Rights Commission tasked to intervene in unlawful...

Investigate Saraki, Ekweremadu, Dogara, Lasun for fraudulent conversion...

Ijaw youths condemn DSS invasion of Ijaw monarch’s...

Ebonyi takes delivery of equipment for rice production...

Shun gratification from electorate, INEC warns staff

Heavy downpour to persist in Lagos for a...

 

Latest News 2019: How Igbos are working for Buhari’s re-election Passenger, conductor die over N100 Miyetti Allah insists on grazing reserve Enugu govt. pays 13th month salary to workers Drug abuse will cause generation of mad people – Group Lawmakers clear way for Buhari’s 2019 Budget presentation NBA President arraigned over N1.4bn fraud allegations, gets N250m bail Ekiti Assembly suspends LG chairmen, councilors ASUU Strike: Varsity students to resume in January: FG Couple jailed after naming their child Adolf Hitler You’re not doing enough for Igbo, MASSOB tells Ekweremadu FG opens barricaded section of Lagos/Ibadan expressway to commuters

 

Most Read NUDE PHOTO OF OMOTOLA JALADE-EKEINDE surfaces online (431,274 views) Nigerian female sex addict opens up, says ‘I like it with both men and women’ (395,643 views) Shameless Genevieve Nnaji exposes breasts in public (328,502 views) Finally named: The full list of friends of Nigerian female sex addict who prowled Facebook (282,789 views) OLUMBA OLUMBA OBU (the one who called himself God) IS DEAD (248,502 views) Igbo scholar disgraces Femi Fani-Kayode •Demolishes claims on Igbo/Yoruba history with facts and figures (229,580 views) Breaking News: POPULAR REVEREND CONVERTS TO ISLAM in Kaduna (Nigeria) (212,598 views) OBJ’s son reported dead in Lagos plane crash •Names of more victims emerge (193,821 views) My wasted years in Olumba Olumba Obu’s Evil Brotherhood (180,310 views) THE FINAL DISGRACE: Igbo scholar unleashes more facts about Igbo/Yoruba history, finishes off Femi Fani-Kayode with second article (170,849 views) Lagos plane crash: Journalist releases victims’ names (167,646 views) Gunmen kill ASP, 2 other police officers in vain bid to kidnap Rivers PDP chieftain (154,073 views)

 

CBN banner Zenith Zero Balance First Bank chat banking

 

Categories Advertorials (3) African Press Organisation (81) Art & Literature (76) Business & Economy (3,891) Business Verdict (54) Columnists (974) Complaints & Requests (95) Enterprise & Opportunities (208) Entertainment (575) Features (681) Global Business Monitor (313) International (2,842) Interview (167) Live Commentary (28) Love Matters (147) Maggie's Blog (79) News (41,556) Opinion (1,154) Pidgin (13) Politics (8,231) Religion (920) Sports (1,830) Stock Watch (35) AMA & Al Jazeera Global Update

 

 

 

 

APO Group Partner

 

 

CLASSIFIED ADS

GOCOP Accredited Member

GOCOP Accredited member

 

 

Africa Media Agency and Al Jazeera