Arsenal FC will face Manchester City in the FA Cup fourth round after beating Oxford United 3-0 on Monday night, overcoming a slow start to pull away in the last 30 minutes.
The top side of the EPL table loaned out by Oxford United in the third round of the FA CupThe League One team managed to stifle the attack of their Premier league opposition in the first half, as neither team registered a shot on goal.
But the visitors were better in the second half, breaking in the 63rd minute as Mohamed Elneny got on at the end of a fabio scallop Cross.
Vieira would get another assist just seven minutes later, playing in Eddie Nketiah who coolly took the ball around Edward McGinty and into an empty net.
Nketiah doubled his tally just six minutes after that, receiving a beautiful pass from gabriel martinelli and giving it to the porter of Oxford.
Bukayo Saka he limped off in the 75th minute, a worrying sight for Arsenal fans with the north London derby on Sunday. he was replaced by Emilio Smith Rowewho made his first appearance since 4 September coming back from his own injury.
Arsenal advance to face manchester city away in the fourth round later this month. That game will come less than three weeks before the two Premier League title rivals meet in the league for the first time this season.
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