Historic night for Sutton United, getting through to the fifth round and facing the mighty Arsenal. A sold out ground with a great atmosphere, welcoming the Gunners. Sutton started the game well and made Arsenal aware that they were up for this match. Arsenal had to use there fast paced passing around the pitch in search of a goal.
In the 26th minute deadlock was broken, with a quick counter from one end of the pitch to the other. Perez curled a shot into the bottom corner. Sutton were holding their own and the half time score was 1-0 to Arsenal.
The second half started with Chamberlain coming on for Elneny. Sutton had a great chance which they unfortunately hit the bar. Arsenal were in search for the second goal to guarantee there place in the next round of the cup. In the 55th minute Iwobi crossed and set up Walcott for his 100th Arsenal goal.