Defending champions Arsenal have crashed out of this year’s FA Cup after they were stunned 4-2 by English Championship outfit Nottingham Forest in their third round clash at the City Ground.
Goals from Eric Lichaj (2), Ben Bereton (penalty) and Kieran Dowell (penalty) ensured that the 10-man hosts, who had Joe Worral sent off just before the final whistle.
Arsenal’s goals were scored by captain Per Mertersacker and Danny Welbeck.
In the pick of the other FA Cup 3rd round clashes on Sunday, Arsenal’s North London rivals Tottenham Hotspur are through to the 4th round after they dispatched AFC Wimbledon 3-0 at home courtesy goals from Harry Kane (2) and Jan Vertoghen.
3rd Round Results
Tottenham 3-0 AFC Wimbledon
Shrewsbury Town 0-0 West Ham United
Nottingham Forest 4-2 Arsenal
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