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Nottingham Forest vs Arsenal Live Score and Commentary

Nottingham Forest
FT
0 - 4
Arsenal
23' G. Xhaka
60' Lucas Pérez (P)
71' Lucas Pérez
90'+3' A. Oxlade-Chamberlain
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FULL TIME!!! Forest 0-4 Arsenal

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Perez this time, returns the favor and finds the OX who wrong foots one defender and slots it home!

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CHAMBERLAIN!!!! 4-0!!!! ICING ON THE CAKE!!

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91' Dangerous cross in from Forest, well dealt with by Holding!

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90' 3 minutes added on

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88' HOW MANY CHANCES DOES PEREZ NEED FOR HIS HAT-TRICK! Chamberlain once again down that right channel finds Perez and he tries to place it but once again finds the keeper from close range!

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87' Maitland-Niles comes off for Krystian Bielik

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86' ALMOST A FOURTH! The OX swivels into the box beating two defenders and his shot is saved by the leg of Stojkovic

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83' Jeff Renne Adelaide comes off for Gedion Zelalem another promising youngster

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80' Elneny with another shot which flies over the bar

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80' Arsenal bossing this game now! The scoreline does not tell the full story!

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79' ANOTHER CHANCE GOES BEGGING! Xhaka finds Akpom who plays in Perez with a smart touch but his shot is smothered by the keeper!

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74' PEREZ HAD THE CHANCE FOR A HAT-TRICK! The ball broke to him on the edge and his effort was weak and straight at the keeper! Should have done better with that!

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Mancienne the culprit the again as Perez never gave up on the ball and won it off the defender rounded off the keeper and put it into an empty net! 

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70' PEREZ SCORESSSS AGAIN!!!!! 3-0!!!!! !!!

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68' The Arsenal crowd singing 49 unbeaten in the crowd, a record which Forest held with 42 unbeaten in English football but was beaten by the Gunners in 2004

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67' Forest pressing high against the Arsenal team to try and win the ball back 

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63' Corner for Arsenal! Much better play from the Gunners! Can they extend their lead?

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61' Well Arsenal are really grinding out this result if they can hold on to this lead now!

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HE SCORES!!! PEREZ HAS HIS FIRST GOAL FOR ARSENAL!!!

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60' Perez to take!

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59' PENALTY FOR ARSENAL!! Chuba Akpom was found  by Perez and Mancienne brought him down when he was just about to pull the trigger!

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57'  The OX with the latest long ranger for Arsenal. That one is not troubling the Forest keeper!

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55' ARSENAL had a great chance to extend their lead but Elneny chose the wrong option by playing it center when he should have played it out wide! Now Forest trying to force the issue!

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53' Arsenal have started this half better moving the ball around more, but still not as crisp as you would expect from them

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50' Lucas Perez's effort comfortable for the keeper!

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49' Free kick for Arsenal as Cohen fouls Adelaide just outside the area

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48' BRIGHT START BY ARSENAL! Adelaide and Akpom combine as the latter crossed the ball in but it's cleared away again!

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We are back underway!

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Half Time: Forest 0-1 Arsenal

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46' Gabriel has limped off the field here after a harsh challenge from Lansbury but once again he escapes the card!

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45' SUPER EFFORT FROM  Reine-Adelaide!! ON the counter, Chamberlain leads the run into Forest territory and Akpom sets up Adelaide who was under a lot of pressure but still got a shot away and was centimetres away from the post!

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43' Elneny tries one from Distance but it goes wide! Looks like the Gunners best avenue for a goal this half!

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42' Arsenal have scored 400 goals in the league cup! But still no trophy in Wenger's cabinet. He has treated it as a breeding ground for youngsters but maybe he should give it a little more importance

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40' Arsenal not able to keep a sustained attack going! Losing possession in midfield and asking Forest to counter!

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37' FOUL BY HOLDING ON KASAMI! He completely mistimes his challenge on the forward and the high boot results in him getting a yellow card! Great position for a free-kick!

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35' CLOSE! Maitland-Niles puts in a teasing cross screaming for Akpom to get on the end of but his run into the box is a bit late!

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32' On the sidelines, Holding almost takes out the Forest manager with a sliding tackle!

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31' Perez tries one from distance but Mills blocks the shot for a throw-in. A goal will do him a world of good!

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28' Pereira's walking off the pitch for some treatment after a clash with Lucas

N. Bendtner
16'
23'
G. Xhaka
assist: A. Oxlade-Chamberlain
37'
R. Holding
Hildeberto Pereira
40'
60'
Lucas Pérez, Penalty
H. Lansbury
67'
M. Carayol
P. Kasami
68'
71'
Lucas Pérez
assist: K. Gibbs
C. Cohen
75'
A. Vellios
N. Bendtner
80'
Licá
N. Dumitru
81'
83'
C. Willock
C. Akpom
83'
G. Zelalem
J. Reine-Adelaide
87'
K. Bielik
A. Maitland-Niles
90'+3'
A. Oxlade-Chamberlain
assist: Lucas Pérez
Tournament EFL Cup 2016/17 - 3rd Round
Stadium The City Ground
Match time Wed, 21 Sep, 12:15 AM
Arsenal (4-2-3-1)
Arsène Wenger (Manager)
38
V. Stojković
2
E. Lichaj
5
M. Mills
4
M. Mancienne
17
Hildeberto Pereira
8
C. Cohen
11
B. Osborn
22
P. Kasami
10
H. Lansbury
12
N. Dumitru
14
N. Bendtner
26
E. Martínez
3
K. Gibbs
5
Gabriel Paulista
16
R. Holding
55
A. Maitland-Niles
35
Mohamed Elneny
29
G. Xhaka
32
C. Akpom
31
J. Reine-Adelaide
15
A. Oxlade-Chamberlain
9
Lucas Pérez
Arsenal (4-2-3-1)
Arsène Wenger (Manager)
Nottingham Forest Subs
18
M. Carayol
25
J. Hobbs
39
A. Vellios
37
J. Grant
43
J. Smith
20
Licá
13
D. Fox
Arsenal Subs
54
M. Macey
68
C. Willock
57
S. Mavididi
40
G. Zelalem
65
B. Sheaf
41
J. Dasilva
37
K. Bielik
39% POSSESSION 61%
11 SHOTS 17
2 SHOTS ON GOAL 9
12 FOULS 13
2 CORNERS 4
1 OFFSIDES 2
4 YELLOW CARDS 1
0 RED CARDS 0
5 SAVES 2
Points Table
Pos Club P W D L GD Pts
Last updated: Sep 21, 2016 02:07