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After a hard-fought victory over Oxford, Arsenal secures a FA Cup matchup with Man City

Arsenal was too strong for Oxford after Elneny broke the deadlock in the 63rd minute with a bullet header from a free kick from Fabio Vieira. Since May 2021, this was the Egyptian’s first goal for his team.

With goals in the second half from Mohamed Elneny and Eddie Nketiah, Premier League leaders Arsenal beat third-tier Oxford United 3-0 on Monday night to advance to the FA Cup fourth round with Manchester City.

In the first half, Oxford more than held its own. They gave Arsenal a few worrying moments and limited their illustrious opponents to half chances down the other side.

Arsenal was too strong for Oxford after Elneny broke the deadlock in the 63rd minute with a bullet header from a free kick from Fabio Vieira. Since May 2021, this was the Egyptian’s first goal for his team.

After receiving another assist from Vieira seven minutes later, Nketiah secured the victory for the Gunners before scoring his fifth goal for the club in all competitions in the final 14 minutes to seal a hard-earned victory for the Gunners.
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s Mikel Arteta’s team continues their excellent season, Arsenal will be rewarded with a trip to Premier League champions City at the end of the month.

Arsenal has now won 14 of their last 15 FA Cup matches against teams from outside of English football’s top two divisions. In January 1992, Wrexham became the last team outside of the top two leagues to defeat Arsenal.

Arteta started to ITV Sport, “It is always difficult to win in these rounds.” You need to be patient, and we were while we waited for openings.

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