London (AFP)

Arsenal, defending champions, were eliminated on Saturday at Southampton (1-0) in the fourth round of the FA Cup.

The Gunners conceded the opening goal through their Brazilian central defender Gabriel Magalhaes, author of a goal against his camp (21st).

The former Lille involuntarily deflected in the nets of Bernd Leno a cross from Kyle Walker-Peters.

Spanish Arsenal coach Mikel Arteta opted to do without Ghanaian defensive midfielder Thomas Partey, England winger Bukayo Saka and French striker Alexandre Lacazette at the kick-off, all three entering the second half without succeeding. to equalize.

The London club are currently tenth in the Premier League, two points behind their opponent of the day, who however has one game less.

Arsenal, which has 14 Cup wins to its name, won the last edition on August 1 in the final against Chelsea (2-1).

Southampton, who won the competition in 1976, will meet Wolverhampton in the next round in three weeks.

4th round:

Friday 22 January

Chorley (amat.) - Wolverhampton (D1) 0 - 1

Saturday 23 January

(11:15 am) Southampton (D1) - Arsenal (D1) 1 - 0

(3:00 p.m.) Bournemouth (D2) - Crawley Town (D4)

Swansea (D2) - Nottingham Forest (D2)

Barnsley (D2) - Norwich City (D2)

Millwall (D2) - Bristol City (D2)

Brighton (D1) - Blackpool (D3)

Sheffield United (D1) - Plymouth Argyle (D3)

West Ham (D1) - Doncaster Rovers (D3)

(5.30 p.m.) Cheltenham Town (D4) - Manchester City (D1)

Sunday January 24

(12h00) Chelsea (D1) - Luton Town (D2)

(2:30 p.m.) Fulham (D1) - Burnley (D1)

Brentford (D2) - Leicester (D1)

(5:00 p.m.) Manchester United (D1) - Liverpool (D1)

(8:00 p.m.) Everton (D1) - Sheffield Wednesday (D2)

Monday 25 January

(19:45) Wycombe Wanderers (D2) - Tottenham (D1)

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