Conquer Brighton, Arsenal qualified for the Fifth Round
Brighton – Arsenal won a ticket to qualify for the fifth round of the FA Cup. Facing vice Championship, Brighton & Holve Albion, the Gunners won 3-2 with a tight score.
In the fourth round match held at the Amex Stadium, Sunday (25/1) night, Arsenal had two goals without reply before 30 minutes of action going. Theo Walcott and Mesut Ozil so the goal scorer.
Brighton reduce the score early in the second half through Chris O’Grady. Arsenal keep the advantage again through Tomas Rosicky before Brighton reduce the score again through Sam Baldock.
Arsenal immediately take the initiative to attack from the first minute and fruitful goal in the second minute. Invasion of the right side of Calum Chambers built terminated by crossing into the penalty box.
There Walcott who receives it and touch it after all, he’s strong kick into the top corner Brighton.
Arsenal continued attacking defense Brighton and in the 9th minute Aaron Ramsey fired hard but can still be blocked by the defense in front of goal.
Arsenal excellence grew in the 24th minute. Tomas Rosicky dribble in front of the penalty box and send feedback successful breakthrough Ozil passed through a horizontal kick to the goalkeeper David Stockdale.
Half an hour walking action Brighton gets his first chance. Are free on the right side of the Arsenal penalty box, Sam Baldock instead direct the ball well over the bar.
2-0 score lasted until halftime.
Brighton minimize dropping to 1-2 five minutes after the restart. Arsenal’s failure to stop the attacks Brighton makes O’Grady in the free position. After outwit Mathieu Flamini, O’Grady kicked the ball to the goalkeeper Wojciech Szczesny.
Goals are burning passion Brighton to equalize the score but Arsenal even keep a margin of excellence so two more goals in the 59th minute.
Brighton defender error in throwing the ball make Rosicky able to control the ball. He moved the ball to the right side occupied by Olivier Giroud and send feedback to the chip front of the penalty box, which was completed Rosicky with a kick left-footed volley into the top corner.
Brighton has not been willing to give up and they re-cut ketertinggan finished 2-3 in the 75th minute. Failure in the Arsenal defense cut bait breakthrough makes Baldock easily poke the ball into the goal Szczesny.
After the second goal that Brighton increasingly eager to look for equalizing goal position but always failed.
While Arsenal further strengthen the defense while occasionally looking for opportunities through a counterattack. One is through Alexis Sanchez in the 92nd minute through a free kick that was still able to pushed one hand by Stockdale.
Score 3-2 Arsenal held on for victory.
Brighton: Stockdale; Bruno (March 63 ‘), Greer, Dunk, Bennett; Holla, Ince; Calderon, Forster-Caskey (Colunga 82 ‘), Baldock; O’Grady.
Arsenal: Szcezsny; Chambers, Koscielny, Monreal, Gibbs; Flamini; Walcott (Alexis 70 ‘), Ramsey, Rosicky, Ozil (Coquelin 80’); Giroud (Akpom 70 ‘).