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[Video Highlights] Reading 5-7 Arsenal: Walcott & Giroud Inspire Stunning Gunners Comeback

Arsenal are through to the quarter finals of the Capital One Cup after an unbelievable 12-goal thriller against Reading with the Gunners running out 7-5 winners

Arsenal are through to the quarter finals of the Capital One Cup after an unbelievable 12 (twelve!) goal thriller against Reading, with the Gunners running out 7-5 winners after extra-time.

The home side raced into a 4-0 lead inside the opening 40 minutes thanks to goals from Roberts, Koscielny (o.g), Leigertwood and Hunt, but Arsenal pulled one back just before half time through Walcott.

The visitors then made it 4-3 with goals from Giroud and Koscielny and Walcott completed a stunning comeback in the 5th minute of injury-time when his effort just sneaked over the line before Jenkinson made sure.

Out-of-favour striker Marouane Chamakh then made it 5-4 before Pogrebnyak levelled for Reading. However, in the 121st minute Theo Walcott fired home from close range before Chamakh grabbed his second in the dying seconds to end an extraordinary game 7-5 in favour of The Arsenal. It has to go down as one of, if not THE, greatest game ever.

Watch the craziness unfold below:



  1. Ekele Emmanuel

    October 31, 2012 at 12:17 am

    thanks to oliver giroud,walcot and chamark for all their wonderful strikes.but the defence combination was should try and a better one in our next match. lol.

  2. MICHAEL uganda

    October 31, 2012 at 7:17 am

    hullo the match was so good keep it up thank you

  3. bello olawale

    October 31, 2012 at 9:22 am

    i love d game so much, tnks to oliver giroud, walcot, arshavin nd charmak, they all try, but pls tell wenger to stop underate games, look @ d bench no midfielder he should try nd pls not to gv d fans hypertention.

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