Arsenal win in FA Cup tie against non-league Sutton

Arsenal win in FA Cup tie against non-league Sutton

Arsenal defeated non-league side Sutton United 2 - 0 in the FA Cup fifth round and avoided what would have been the biggest upset in the competition's history.

Lucas Perez and Theo Walcott scored the goals to steer the Gunners into the quarter-finals, where they will host the National League opposition in Lincoln City.

Arsenal win in FA Cup tie against non-league Sutton

Walcott celebrates his goal

Walcott's goal was his 100th for the Gunners making him the 18 player to reach that landmark in the club's history.

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Lecas Perez scored the opener in the first when his cross/shot from the right trickled into the net with no one getting on the end of it.

Arsenal win in FA Cup tie against non-league Sutton

Lucas Perez scores against Arsenal

Walcott's goal came in the second half when Perez deflected cross was tapped into the net by the Englishman.

Sutton had their chances, but Arsenal were largely comfortable for the majority of the 90 minutes at Gander Green Lane.

Arsenal host Lincoln City in the quarter-finals.

Source: Sports.naij.com

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