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Holders Arsenal beaten 4-2 by Nottingham Forest in FA Cup

FA Cup holders Arsenal were stunned 4-2 by second-tier Nottingham Forest in the third round on Sunday.
Eric Lichaj scored twice for the hosts either side of a Per Mertesacker equaliser to give Forest a 2-1 halftime lead.
Ben Brereton, one of seven players aged 23 or under in the Forest side, made it 3-1 from the penalty spot in the 64th minute.
Danny Welbeck took advantage of an error to pull a goal back for Arsenal with 12 minutes left but Forest were awarded another penalty which Kieran Dowell converted.

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