Saints vs Arsenal Match Centre
Highlights: Saints 0-5 Arsenal
Watch the moments that mattered from Southampton's 5-0 loss to Arsenal in the Emirates FA Cup.
Gardos hopes for more game time
Florin Gardos hoping to build on his game time after the Emirates FA Cup clash against Arsenal.
Puel: Youngsters will learn lessons
Claude Puel says his young players can learn from the 5-0 defeat to Arsenal.
Video: Gardos reflects on cup exit
Florin Gardos reacts after Southampton's 5-0 defeat to Arsenal in the Emirates FA Cup.
Video: Puel on Arsenal defeat
Claude Puel speaks after Saints' 5-0 Emirates FA Cup defeat to Arsenal.
Puel: I had to protect my players
Claude Puel reacts after Southampton's 5-0 defeat to Arsenal.
Gallery: Saints 0-5 Arsenal
Check out our images from Southampton's Emirates FA Cup defeat to Arsenal.
Gardos: We must learn from this
Florin Gardos on a bitterly disappointing afternoon for Southampton in the Emirates FA Cup.
Saints' FA Cup run ends
Read our report from the Emirates FA Cup fourth-round clash, at St Mary's.
Puel: It's an exciting game
Claude Puel is craving more cup success for Southampton, ahead of their clash with Arsenal at St Mary's.
Video: Puel previews Arsenal cup tie
Watch as Southampton boss Claude Puel looks ahead to the Emirates FA Cup tie with Arsenal
Opposition View: Wenger on Saints
Get the thoughts of the Arsenal boss ahead of the FA Cup clash with Saints.
Højbjerg: The focus is on now
Pierre-Emile Højbjerg on an important period for Southampton, starting with Arsenal in the Emirates FA Cup
Press Conference (part two: Puel looks ahead to Gunners
Watch the second part of Claude Puel's press conference ahead of the Emirates FA Cup clash with Arsenal.
Gallery: Saints gear up for Arsenal
The best images from Staplewood, as Southampton prepare for an Emirates FA Cup tie with Arsenal.
Video: Saints prepare for Arsenal cup clash
Watch footage from Staplewood, as Southampton prepare for Arsenal in the Emirates FA Cup.
Puel looks forward to Wenger reunion
Claude Puel looks ahead to a reunion with Arsène Wenger.
Puel: We must move on
Puel says Saints must forget about EFL Cup final for now
The Inside Track: Arsenal
Get the lowdown on Southampton's Emirates FA Cup opponents Arsenal from Islington Gazette journalist Layth Yousif
Match Preview: Saints vs Arsenal
Get the lowdown ahead of Southampton's clash with Arsenal in the Emirates FA Cup.
Puel on injuries ahead of Arsenal
Claude Puel provides an injury update ahead of the Emirates FA Cup fourth round tie against Arsenal.
Press conference (part one): Puel previews Arsenal
Watch Claude Puel's press conference ahead of Arsenal.
Cup success can be a catalyst, says Højbjerg
Pierre-Emile Højbjerg hopes Southampton can enjoy further success in the Emirates FA Cup against Arsenal.
SAINTS: Arsenal Emirates FA Cup edition now available
The latest issue of SAINTS matchday magazine for the visit of Arsenal is now available to buy from saintsmagazines.co.uk.
Saints vs Arsenal As It Happened
Key moments so far
- Saints out of the Emirates FA Cup at fourth-round stage
- Arsenal produce dominant display to win 5-0 at St Mary's
- Ex-Saint Theo Walcott netted a hat-trick for the Gunners
- Danny Welbeck got the first two goals for the visitors
FULL TIME: Southampton 0-5 Arsenal
It's a chastening afternoon for Saints, who are dumped out of the Emirates FA Cup by Arsenal, just a few days after the high of qualifying for the EFL Cup final.19.22
Lewis saves from Pérez
It's nearly even worse for Southampton, as Lucas Pérez races clean through, but Harry Lewis saves from him to prevent Arsenal grabbing a sixth goal.
Saints 0-5 Arsenal (Theo Walcott)
Alexis Sanchez tees up Walcott, who provides a first-time finish to make it five for Arsenal.
Theo Walcott (84’) | Southampton 0 – 5 Arsenal
McQueen fires wide
Nathan Redmond passes to McQueen who has space to shoot, but he drags his shot wide of the far post.
Arsenal substitution: Alex Iwobi replaces Jeff Reine-Adelaide
Iwobi is on in place of Reine-Adelaide for the Gunners.
Clasie fires over
Saints continue to push fro a goal, but Clasie's volley is over the top.
Saints 0-4 Arsenal (Theo Walcott)
A fourth goal for Arsenal, as substitute Sanchez tees up Walcott, and he is able to place a shot into the bottom corner.
Theo Walcott (68’) | Southampton 0 – 4 Arsenal
Arsenal substitution: Alexis Sánchez replaces Danny Welbeck
There's also an Arsenal change, as Sanchez is introduced.
Southampton substitution: Nathan Redmond replaces Shane Long
Redmond is also on, with Long making way. Tadić now has the armband on.
Southampton substitution: Dušan Tadić replaces Lloyd Isgrove
There's the first change, with Tadić coming on.
It looks like Nathan Redmond and Dušan Tadić are about to come on for Claude Puel's side.
Better from Saints
Sam McQueen does well to win the ball back and set Josh Sims away, but the winger's cross is cleared away for a corner, which comes to nothing.
A quick Arsenal break, with Danny Welbeck at the heart of it, ends with Hector Bellerin seeing a shot saved by Harry Lewis.
An even start
Five minutes into the second half and it's been an even opening to the second half. Keep pushing, Saints!
Back under way
We're back under way at St Mary's. Can Southampton get themselves back into the game against Arsenal?
HALF TIME: Saints 0-3 Arsenal
A very difficult first half for Southampton. Danny Welbeck scored twice, before setting up Theo Walcott for the third.
Gardos back in action
Florin Gardos, back in action for the first team today, battles with Lucas Perez.
Ospina denies Long
A good cross from Pierre-Emile Højbjerg almost finds Shane Long, but Arsenal goalkeeper David Ospina gets to the ball just ahead of the Saints man.
Saints 0-3 Arsenal (Theo Walcott)
It's a third for Arsenal. Danny Welbeck gets to the byline and crosses for Theo Walcott, he beats Sam McQueen to the ball and taps home.
Theo Walcott (35’) | Southampton 0 – 3 Arsenal
Mustafi heads wide
Another chance for Arsenal. A free-kick comes in and finds Shkodran Mustafi, but the defender can't get enough of a connection on the ball and it flashes wide.
Long goes close
Very good ball from Cuco Martina plays in Shane Long, but his first-time shot is well saved by David Ospina.
Better from Saints
David Ospina chases after Shane Long and is way out of his goal, but Pierre-Emile Højbjerg's shot flashes over the bar. That's better.
Saints 0-2 Arsenal (Danny Welbeck)
It's a second for Arsenal. Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain plays the ball over the top for Welbeck, who shows good composure to slot the ball beyond Harry Lewis.
Danny Welbeck (21’) | Southampton 0 – 2 Arsenal
Saints 0-1 Arsenal (Danny Welbeck)
The opening goal of the game arrives, as Danny Welbeck produces an excellent chip over Harry Lewis. It hits the underside of the bar, but bounces down into the net.
Danny Welbeck (14’) | Southampton 0 – 1 Arsenal
Bellerin's low cross tests Lewis
Harry Lewis has to be alert to claim a low cross from Hector Bellerin, with Lucas Perez lurking in the six-yard box.
Oxlade-Chamberlain shoots wide
Arsenal win the ball back off Josh Sims and break quickly, but Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain drags his shot wide from 20 yards.
More Arsenal pressure
The ball comes through to Lucas Perez and he tries to find Danny Welbeck or Theo Walcott in the middle, but his cross is too strong and Saints escape.
Great block from Stephens
A very quick break from Arsenal sees the ball come out for Jeff Reine-Adelaide, but the midfielder's shot is superbly blocked by Jack Stephens.
We're under way!
Southampton get us started at St Mary's. Can they see off Arsenal to reach the fifth round of the Emirates FA Cup? COYR!
Florin Gardos makes his first Southampton start since February 2015! Good luck, Florin.17.11
Another chance for Lewis
Harry Lewis gets another opportunity to impress this afternoon in the Emirates FA Cup! 👐16.49
Here's how the visitors line-up...
XI: Ospina, Gibbs, Holding, Mustafi, Bellerin, Reine-Adelaide, Maitland-Niles, Perez, Oxlade-Chamberlain, Walcott, Welbeck.
Subs: Martinez, Monreal, Mertesacker, Jenkinson, Iwobi, Sanchez, Gabriel16.37
The teams are in!
Starting XI: Lewis, Martina, Gardos, Stephens, McQueen, Reed, Clasie, Højbjerg, Sims, Isgrove, Long (c).
Højbjerg ready for Gunners
Catch our interview with Pierre-Emile Højbjerg, as he looks ahead to today's clash with Arsenal.16.09
SOUTHAMPTON ARE ON A HIGH. THEY PRODUCED A FANTASTIC PERFORMANCE AGAINST LIVERPOOL, SO OVERALL THAT MAKES THE GAME EVEN MORE INTERESTING AND MORE DIFFICULT.ARSène wengerarsenal manager
Puel's FA Cup preview
Check out our interview with Claude Puel ahead of Southampton's clash with Arsenal in the Emirates FA Cup.15.57
The scene is set! 😇
Who is heading to St Mary's today for some Emirates FA Cup action?15.03
How did we get here?
A win against Norwich City in a replay at St Mary's secured Southampton's place in round four. Shane Long was the man to score the late winner!14.39
IT'S A GREAT GAME AGAINST A GOOD TEAM. ARSENAL HAVE HAD THE POSSIBILITY TO RECOVER ALL WEEK, WHICH IS NOT THE SAME FOR US. BUT IT IS AN EXCITING GAME FOR THE SQUAD.CLAUDE PUELSAINTS MANAGER
A little reminder...
Just in case you need reminding, here's how Southampton's last game ended... 😇14.26
Saints get set for Arsenal
The lads were hard at work on Friday morning preparing for the clash with Arsenal. Watch our exclusive footage from Staplewood.13.45
It's FA Cup day!
It's matchday at St Mary's! Southampton take on Arsenal in the fourth round of the Emirates FA Cup. Can they make it a week of double cup celebration?13.38
Saints vs Arsenal Line Ups
Harry Lewis (GK)
Shane Long (C)Nathan Redmond (65′)
Lloyd IsgroveDusan Tadic (64′)
David Ospina (GK)
Kieran Gibbs (C)
Jeff Reine-AdelaideAlex Iwobi (72′)
Danny WelbeckAlexis Sánchez (65′)
Saints vs Arsenal Match Stats
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