Theo Walcott’s goal was enough to separate the two teams as Arsenal squeezed past Doncaster Rovers and into the fourth round of the Carabao Cup.
Matchday: Team News – Player Ratings – Match Highlights
Match: Arsenal v Doncaster Rovers
Stadium: Emirates Stadium
Kick-Off (GMT): Wed 20 Sep 19:45
Well, it was hardly a classic. Arsenal beat Doncaster Rovers 1-0 at the Emirates thanks to a first-half strike from Theo Walcott.
The League Cup has usually been a chance for the Gunners’ youth players to get some first-team experience and this tie was no exception. Reiss Nelson, Ainsley Maitland-Niles, Jay Dasilva and Joe Willock all got onto the pitch for Arsenal but couldn’t help the side get that crucial second goal.
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Giroud comes close with an overhead kick
— SEAN PARM (@swaggyparm) September 20, 2017
Giroud’un fantastik vuruşu direğe takıldı. pic.twitter.com/2AqjmXXDon
— PremierLeagueTR (@PLeagueTR) September 20, 2017
Walcott goal 1-0
Unreal pass from Sanchez to find Walcott. Arsenal lead 1-0 pic.twitter.com/twAcM15Nq3
— Arsenal FC (@FFArsenal) September 20, 2017
players coming off at half-time
— Parikiaki Newspaper (@Parikiaki) September 20, 2017
Walcott misses a chance at 1-0
Theo Fucking Walcott pic.twitter.com/2pYQiARTAR
— Peter (@FoodIsLife83) September 20, 2017