James Garner impresses as Nottingham Forest knock Arsenal out of FA Cup

What an evening for Nottingham Forest and their supporters. Another night they will forever remember.

We love an upset in the cup, especially when it comes at the expense of a rival, so it was fantastic to see Forest knock Arsenal out of the FA Cup this evening by winning 1-0, thanks to a Lewis Grabban goal in the second half.

There were many Manchester United fans keeping an eye on the action tonight, with the Reds not playing their third-round tie against Aston Villa until Monday night, to see how James Garner would get on in midfield.

The midfielder won all of his duels in the air, completed 76% of his passes, made 6 ball recoveries, 3 clearances, 2 interceptions and 1 shot throughout the game.

Stats via Statman Dave

The United midfielder impressed as he held his own in midfield against a top-flight opponent. His display warranted a reaction from Reds on social media, so we’ve brought you some of the best tweets:

Granted United beat Villa in tomorrow’s cup clash, they will host Middlesbrough in the next round.

Meanwhile, Forest host Leicester City in the fourth round.

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