5. FA CUP: Arsenal survives two missed penalties
Arsenal was given a scare at Bolton Wanderers before prevailing, 3-1,
in overtime Wednesday to advance to the round of 16 of the English FA
Swedish sub Fredrik Ljungberg scored
the winning early in the second overtime after Bolton had tied the
score on a 90th-minute equalizer from defender Abdoulaye Meite. Togolese striker Emmanuel Adebayor, who had opened
the scoring in the 13th minute, put the game away in the closing
seconds with his second goal.
In a game filled with misses chances, Arsenal botched two penalty
kicks. Captain Gilberto Silva
missed in the
second half with the Gunners leading 1-0 and fellow Brazilian Julio
Baptista missed another penalty for Arsenal when it was 2-1 up.
Adebayor could have put the game away five minutes from time when he
post with an empty net at his mercy.
Bolton's Stelios Giannakopoulos
and Kevin Nolan both hit the
ROUND OF 16
Arsenal vs. Blackburn
Chelsea vs. Norwich
Man. Utd vs. Reading,
Middlesbrough vs. West Brom
Plymouth vs. Derby
Watford vs. Ipswich
Fulham vs. Tottenham
Preston vs. Man, City
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