GabrielOwn goals in the first half were enough for Southampton to defeat Arsenal for the first time in the FA Cup.
As a result, six undefeated Arsenal games have been put to an end in all tournaments.
Before the match, Arsenal boss Mikel Arteta told the captain Pierre Emery Cuau Bameyan I traveled but couldn’t play for “personal reasons”.
Southampton begins brightly James Ward-Prows He approached the score within five minutes, but his corner rattled the crossbar.
Twenty-four minutes after Gabriel deflected at low cross, the host took the lead. Kyle Walker Peters..
Arsenal improved in the second half, Rob Holding I had a chance to equalize from the corner, but I couldn’t reach my goal.
Nketiah had a good chance of failing to score during the downtime, and Southampton held up.They will face Wolf In the 5th round of the FA Cup in February.
Southampton coach Ralph Hasenhüttle told BT Sport that “the punch and power increased in the first half.” “The second half is a normal lift. You have to score a second goal.
“We created one or two chances- Shane Long I needed a penalty. We won the ball early, but the final decision wasn’t always the best. In general, working without balls was good. It was a good team performance today. “
Arsenal haven’t made it to the fifth round for the third time in the last four seasons.
“I’m really sad that I couldn’t play in the match,” Arteta told BT Sport after the match. “Disappointed with going out, the way we admitted. There was a problem in the first half and the high press resulted in an unforced error.
“I had a couple of big chances in the second half, but not enough. It was an even match. I got a lot of second balls in the first half. The quality was even better in the second half.
“We’ve become more dominant and created opportunities, but that wasn’t enough.” We’re looking at the market to see what we can do. “
– Soccer Sports
Southampton vs. Arsenal-Football Match Report-January 23, 2021
https://www.espn.com/soccer/report?gameId=592364 Southampton vs. Arsenal-Football Match Report-January 23, 2021