Gunners held to goalless draw by Crystal Palace

Arsenal’s three-match Premier League winning run came to an end after being held to a goalless draw by Crystal Palace at the Emirates. Both sides had chances to win the match, Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang was denied by Vicente Guaita, before James Tomkins’ header hit the bar.

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Man City see off Brighton to go third in league

Phil Foden’s pinpoint strike moments before half-time gave Manchester City a 1-0 win over Brighton to move the hosts up to third in the Premier League. Raheem Sterling could have made it a 2-0 win but he sent a late penalty over the bar.

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Crawley Town knock Leeds out of FA Cup

Crawley Town produced the shock of the FA Cup third round as a second-half blitz saw the League Two side stun Premier League Leeds 3-0. Sixty-two places in the English football pyramid stood between the two sides ahead of kick-off but that counted for nothing as Crawley secured one of the finest victories in the club’s history.

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Extra-time required as Arsenal see off Newcastle

Holders Arsenal needed extra-time as they booked their place in the fourth round of the FA Cup with a 2-0 victory against Newcastle at the Emirates Stadium. Goalscorer Emile Smith Rowe had a straight red card downgraded to a booking following a pitch side review by the referee.

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Liverpool work hard to defeat youthful Villa in FA Cup

Aston Villa’s academy youngsters produced a valiant effort as Liverpool survived a first-half scare to win 4-1 and progress to the fourth round of the FA Cup. Sadio Mane gave Liverpool an early lead but the sides were level at the break thanks to Louie Barry.

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