Joe Willock scored two and Alex Iwobi grabbed a third as the Gunners progressed to the next stage of the FA Cup.
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Match: Blackpool v Arsenal
Stadium: Bloomfield Road
Kick-Off (UK Time): 17:30 05/01/2019
You’d be forgiven for thinking that this was a home match for Arsenal considering the ratio of the supporters in the stadium.
Arsenal certainly played like the home side this evening, taking an early lead when Joe Willock followed-up on a deflected Aaron Ramsey free kick to score.
The Gunners made it 2-0 before the break when Willock again seized upon a loose ball to steer it into the back of the net.
Eddie Nketiah should have added a couple more with some big chances of his own before Willock’s third goal of the night was ruled out for offside.
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But Arsenal eventually got their third of the evening when Alex Iwobi got on the end of another deflected Ramsey shot to make the match safe.
Here are the match highlights (will open in a separate tab).