Reading 5-7 Arsenal Highlights

Theo Walcott scores a hat-trick as Arsenal come from 4-0 down to defeat Reading 7-5 in a thrilling Capital One Cup tie.

Watch Capital One Cup fourth round match, Reading Vs Arsenal highlights here.

Venue: Madejski Stadium
Date: Tuesday, 30 October, 2012
Kick off: 19:45 GMT


Arsenal have won all nine of their previous league and cup games against Reading.

The Gunners beat the Royals in the fourth round of the League Cup in 2005 (3-0) and the third round in 1967 (1-0).


The Royals could reach the League Cup quarter-finals for the third time in their history. They have never gone further than the last eight.

Victory against QPR in the third round is their only win in their last seven League Cup games against Premier League opposition.

Reading have netted in each of their last 14 League Cup ties, scoring a total of 35 goals.

They have managed only one clean sheet in the last 11 league and cup games.


The Gunners are attempting to qualify for the quarter-finals for the 10th season running, and for the 25th time in their history.

Arsenal have lost four of their last six League Cup games away from home.

They have won six of their last nine matches against Premier League opposition in this competition.

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