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Full-time score: Nottingham Forest 4-2 Arsenal

  • Gunners eliminated at the third round stage of the FA Cup for the first ever under the management of Arsene Wenger.
  • Forest led 2-1 at half-time thanks to brace from full-back Eric Lichaj - including one extraordinary volley just before the break.
  • Ben Brereton converted from the penalty spot to make it three for the home side after a clumsy challenge from Rob Holding.
  • Danny Welbeck pulled one back 10 minutes from time after error from Jordan Smith.
  • Forest were awarded a second penalty on 89 minutes that Kieran Dowell scored despite slip - Arsenal players argued he had touched the ball twice in the process.
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11 day 17:55

Forest have done it! For the first time in under Arsene Wenger's management, Arsenal are out of the FA Cup at the third round stage. The holders fall at the first hurdle after an astonishing cup tie at the City Ground.

11 day 17:54

Full-time: Nottingham Forest 4-2 Arsenal

11 day 17:53

Walcott can't make it three! Nketiah pounces on a dreadful pass back and tries to clip the ball over Smith. It's a good attempt, but Smith does brilliantly to get a hand onto it, pushing it over himself and sending it rolling out for a corner. Walcott is racing to get onto the ball before it does that but he can only hammer into the side netting from an impossible angle.

11 day 17:50

Four minutes of injury time have been added on.

11 day 17:49

Good grief, this game has everything now. Joe Worrall is shown a second yellow card after crashing through the back of Akpom.

11 day 17:49

RED CARD - Joe Worrall

11 day 17:47

Another change for Arsenal, Chuba Akpom is on for Debuchy.

11 day 17:47

After consulting his assistant, Moss awards the goal! Dowell slipped and almost made a mess of his spot kick and Arsenal were adamant he had touched it twice as he slipped. He stuck it past Ospina anyway and the goal stands.

11 day 17:45

But wait, has it been given? Dowell slipped as he struck it, was there a double touch?

11 day 17:45

Goal! Nottingham Forest 4-2 Arsenal (Kieran Dowell, 84)

11 day 17:44

Another penalty for Forest! A dreadful ball out from the back is pounced upon by Traore who bursts forward, skipping past Mertesacker like he isn't there. Debuchy tries to stop him in the box but the foul is given and Jon Moss points to the spot!

11 day 17:43

PENALTY - Nottingham Forest

11 day 17:40

Arsenal pull one back! Welbeck races onto a ball down the inside left channel that Smith looks to have covered, racing out of goal to smother the ball. Somehow it slips through underneath him and Welbeck is there to roll the ball into an empty net.

11 day 17:39

Goal! Nottingham Forest 3-2 Arsenal (Danny Welbeck, 78)

11 day 17:38

Walcott lifts a deep ball in and there a soft appeals for a penalty that are ignored.

11 day 17:38

Arsenal now have a free kick out on the right wing that Walcott will swing in.

11 day 17:35

Forest are embarrassing Arsenal's backline at the minute. Dowell, for good reason, fancies his chances against Mertesacker and easily beats the big German before cutting a ball across goal looking Brereton. This time he isn't there waiting for it however and the Gunners clear.

11 day 17:31

Smith denies the sub Nketiah! Welbeck does brilliantly to slide a ball through for the 18-year-old, who brilliantly spins past his man but his low drive is well saved by the Forest goalkeeper.

11 day 17:25

Arsenal respond by throwing on Eddie Nketiah who replaces Willock.

11 day 17:25

And Forest have three! Brereton demands the ball and sends Ospina the wrong way. Perfect penalty.

11 day 17:24

Goal! Nottingham Forest 3-1 Arsenal (Ben Brereton, 64)

11 day 17:24

Penalty for Forest! What a nightmare for Rob Holding; he sticks out a leg that sends crashing to the turf. Easy decision.

11 day 17:23

PENALTY - Nottingham Forest

11 day 17:23

Brereton once again gets the better of Holding, scampering in front of him out on the byline and winning another free kick for his side.