Willock brace sent Arsenal to fourth-round

Arsenal traveled through to the FA Cup fourth round with young teenager Joe Willock scoring twice at Blackpool.

The 19-year-old striker headed in after Aaron Ramsey’s free-kick hit the post and tapped in another before half-time.

Association One Blackpool attempted to keep pace with the Gunners, whose landing in Bloomfield Road was postponed when a protestor sat over their transport.

Be that as it may, after Armand Gnanduillet went close, they enhanced after the break before Alex Iwobi’s late wrap-up.

The hosts had run Arsenal close amid their fourth round Carabao Cup tie prior in the season, which finished 2-1 to the Gunners.

Yet, in spite of six changes to the Arsenal team, there was as yet an inlet in class from the begin as Willock turned into the first Gunners adolescent to score in the FA Cup since Ramsey – who ran the show here – in 2010.

Another adolescent forward, Eddie Nketiah, could have had a cap trap before the interval.

Any expectation of making a threatening climate for the guests was unimaginable in the midst of continuous dissents about the manner in which the owners run the club, which has seen fans avoid games.

With 3,777 home fans present, added to Arsenal’s 5,218, Bloomfield Road was half-unfilled as Unai Emery’s side effectively drew a stage nearer to adding to their record 13 FA Cup trophies.

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