In the final match of the 18th round of the FA Cup Southampton defeated Arsenal 4:0. The gunners missed the opportunity to get around Leicester and to become the sole leaders of the Premier League.
«Southampton»: Stekelenburg, Martin, Fonte, van Dijk, Bertrand, Davis, Wanyama, Clasie (Romeu, 67), Manet (Juanmi, 81), ward-Prowse (Tadic, 71), long
Arsenal: Czech, Bellerin, Mertesacker, Koscielny, Montreal, Campbell (Oxlade-Chamberlain, 64), Ramsey, Flamini (Chambers 73), Esil, Walcott (Iwobi, 78), Giroud
Before the break was approximately equal fight. But in the second half on the field was dominated by the hosts, fully smashie formidable guests.
On 19 minutes, cuco Martina from 28 metres has punched precisely in a corner 1:0.
On 50 minutes the referee canceled the goal the Londoners. Cech collided with van Dyck, who headed the ball into the goal. The judge considered this an attack on the goalkeeper. Judging by the replay, the goalie hit the striker.
But after 5 minutes the saints doubled the advantage. Sana’a broke through to the penalty, and made the transfer. Shane long struck in the near corner 2:0.
In the 69th minute, the hosts took a corner. Fonte sent the ball into the net 3:0. In injury time long went one on one 4:0.