Championship side Nottingham Forest shock English Premier League top side Arsenal in their F.A Cup clash. The Championship side knocked Mikel Arteta’s side out in the third round of the FA Cup, as substitute Lewis Grabban came off the bench to give his side the victory.
Nottingham Forest Knock Arsenal Out of F.A Cup
Fifteen minutes after coming on as the substitute, Grabban tapped home a cross with seven minutes left to play to set up a fourth-round clash with holders Leicester City who beat Watford 4-1 in their encounter.
Arsenal has now been knocked out at the third round stage of the FA Cup for just the second time in their last 25 seasons. And Forest was the last team to knock them out this early in a 4-2 win in the 2017/18 season.
Arsenal won everything in the game but failed to fail the most important aspect which is three points. Eddie Nketiah, whose future remains uncertain with his contract expiring next summer, struck a fierce effort wide of the post for the Gunners’ closest chance of the match with 30 minutes played.
Nuno Tavares was having a tough game on the left flank and Mikel Arteta decided to bring him off for Kieran Tierney.