That’s like many other big teams. This match coach Mikel Arteta only launched the reserve team when he welcomed Leeds at home in the third round of the FA Cup. With a squad of young and substitute players, Arsenal did not play well and struggled against Leeds in the first 45 minutes.
Playing in a stalemate but Arsenal suddenly had a goal when it came to the second half. 55 minutes. From a quick ball on the right wing, Lacazette escaped down and into the penalty area.
The Leeds defender made a save, but accidentally sent the ball to Reiss Nelson. It gave the midfielder an opportunity to shoot down the keeper Illan Meslier from close range, opening the match.
A few minutes before this situation, Arsenal also had one more chance after a free kick in the penalty area. Unfortunately, Lacazette’s dangerous free kick went just wide of the crossbar.
In the remaining minutes of the match, Leeds increased the pressure to find a goal but did not overcome the sure defense of Arsenal. They had to accept stopping in the FA Cup.
In the end, Arsenal beat Leeds 1-0. With this victory, they followed Manchester City, Chelsea, and Liverpool to advance to the FA Cup fourth round.
Right in the 6th minute, the score was opened for Chelsea after a beautiful attack arrangement in the middle. Pedro cleverly cuts the ball for Callum Hudson-Odoi to enter the penalty area.
After a reversal of the ball to eliminate the resistance of defender Yuri Ribeiro. Hudson-Odoi made a left-foot shot that put the ball into the near corner to lower goalkeeper Jordan Smith.
After the goal, Chelsea continued to attack, causing Nottingham Forest to be unable to push the squad. Although completely overwhelming and creating a lot of opportunities to score. It was not until the end of the first half that Chelsea had a goal to double the gap.
Goalkeeper Jordan Smith thrust the ball away but Ross Barkley was present just in time to kick the ball into the empty net. They increased the score to 2-0 for Chelsea.