Arsenal got back to winning ways after beating Blackpool 2-1 at the Emirates in the Carabao Cup.
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Match: Arsenal v Blackpool
Stadium: Emirates Stadium
Kick-Off (GMT): 31 Oct 19:45
Arsenal overcame the disappointment of Sunday’s draw with Crystal Palace by making it 12 wins in their last 13 matches.
It’s never easy to win a domestic cup match, as Unai Emery found out this evening.
The Gunners looked hugely comfortable for the vast majority of the first half and got their reward before the break.
Matteo Guendouzi chipped a ball through for the onrushing Stephan Lichtsteiner who stretched enough to make it 1-0.
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The home side doubled their advantage after the interval when Emile Smith Rowe seized upon a loose ball in the box to grab his second Arsenal goal.
The Gunners were cruising but that was before Matteo Guendouzi picked up a second yellow card and was sent off.
Blackpool even had time to grab a goal back after freeing up too much space from a corner.
Fortunately, the Gunners saw out the match and progressed to the next round.
Here are the highlights from the match (will open in a separate tab).