The hosts had the Chilean to thank, once again, after creating one and scoring another to see the Gunners into the fourth round and move one step closer to retaining the FA Cup
Arsenal had Per Mertesacker and Alexis Sanchez to thank for guiding them into the fourth round of the FA Cup after a 2-0 win over Hull.
The German defender gave Arsene Wenger’s side the lead on 20 minutes after Alexis Sanchez’ corner was thumped home by Mertesacker.
The Chilean then went from provider to goalscorer with ten minutes to go after Curtis Davies showed the midfielder too much space, allowing Santi Cazorla to pick his pass to Sanchez, who cooly rifled his shot into the bottom corner.
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