Arsenal 1-0 Leeds United: Henry superb-finish
Thierry Henry's second debut with Arsenal , when his sole goal to bring the Gunners a 1-0 win over Leeds United and bring his team qualified for the FA Cup fourth round.
In the action at the Emirates Stadium on Monday (01/09/2012) , Henry scored his goal in the 77th minute. Immediately the whole stadium roared also welcome goal Mr. King returned to his palace.
Thanks to this victory, Arsenal will challenge Aston Villa in the fourth round.
Arsenal get the first chance by Sebastien Squillaci in the 14th minute. Mikel Arteta header take advantage of crossing nets still sideways in Leeds.
Within five minutes ie at minute 17 and 21, Aaron Ramsey made two chances. Unfortunately both of them just over the crossbar Lonegan met.
Leeds on 23 minutes turn the have a chance. Starting crossing Vayrynen, Becchio in the range of 10 yards failed to complete a goal after the ball was floated his shot over the goalkeeper.
Having played a goalless draw in the first half, Arsenal immediately took the initiative to attack in the second round. At minute 53 Lonergan makes brilliant rescue on Arteta shot from close range.
On 62 minutes Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain shot can still be ignored and the ball rebounds Lonergan failed maximized by Ramsey.
HENRY! It did not take long for Henry to score his first goal after four years of leaving the club.
Four minutes after coming on as substitute, or rather in the 77th minute Henry brought Arsenal winning. After receiving feedback breakthrough Song, he controlled the ball for a moment and scalable to kick off the far post.
On 79 minutes Leeds almost scored after crossing Clayton McCormack met in the penalty box. Header of the ball was still right in the catchment Szczesny.
One minute before the normal time running out, Szczesny made slick rescue. From a shot Mikel Forssell, Szczesny brushed off the ball.
Until the game ended the score 1-0 to survive and a sweet comeback for Henry.
Arsenal: Szczesny, Coquelin, Koscielny, Squillaci, Miquel, Song, Arteta, Ramsey, Oxlade-Chamberlain, Arshavin, Chamakh
Leeds United: Lonergan, Thompson, Lees, O'Dea, White, Townsend, Clayton, Vayrynen, Pugh, Nunez, Becchio