Woeful Arsenal beaten on penalties by giant killers Bradford

Bradford 1 – Arsenal 1 (Pens. 3-2) (Capital One Cup, quarter-final, December 11, 2012) A set-piece on 16 minutes was yet again the undoing of Arsenal as Garry Thompson converted at the back post. A poor half from the Gunners was summed up by Gervinho’s ridiculous miss late on. With 3 minutes left Thomas Vermaelen headed in a Santi Cazorla cross to dash hopes of an upset.

Penalties: Bradford 3 – Arsenal 2 – Doyle and Jones converted their first two for Bradford. Cazorla and Chamakh missed theirs. A Darby miss and Wilshere converting made it interesting even after Connell and The Ox also scored. Ritchie Jones then failed to score but Thomas Vermaelen also missed to send the Gunners out.

GIF: Gervinho booked for hand ball v Bradford.

GIF: 1-0 Bradford! Garry Thomspon v Arsenal.

GIF: Francis Coquelin hits the post v Bradford.

GIF: Gervinho’s ridiculous miss v Bradford.

GIF: Gervinho’s woeful second half effort v Bradford.

GIF. Arsenal equalise: Thomas Vermaelen v Bradford.

GIF: Jack Wilshere run & blocked shot in extra time v Bradford.

GIF: Santi Cazorla hits the bar v Bradford.

GIF: Santi Cazorla penalty saved v Bradford.

GIF: Marouane Chamakh misses a penalty v Bradford.

GIF: Thomas Vermaelen miss secures Bradford win.

Arsene Wenger interview post Bradford defeat.