Two Arsenal injuries almost becomes three as Sam Hutchinson makes filthy tackle on Alex Iwobi (video)
Premier League leaders Arsenal would have been hoping for a fairly comfortable night’s work when they were drawn against Sheffield Wednesday.
However, this evening’s fourth round clash at Hillsborough has started like a nightmare for Arsene Wenger’s Gunners.
Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain limped off inside five minutes with a hamstring strain before his replacement – Theo Walcott – injured his calf and had to be subbed out too.
Arsenal then fell behind on the scoreboard when Ross Wallace swept home Barry Bannan’s low cross on 27 minutes, before Lucas Joao headed home to make it 2-0 at half time.
In between the two goals, Wednesday defender Sam Hutchinson was shown a yellow card for a two-footed tackle on Gunners youngster Alex Iwobi.
Hutchinson was lucky not to be sent off, but Arsenal were equally fortunate that Iwobi did not become...
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