The FA is investigating spot-fixing during Oxford v Arsenal.

The Football Association has launched an investigation into possible spot-fixing during Arsenal’s 3-0 win over Oxford United in the FA Cup on Monday night.

The Gunners recovered from a poor first half to score three times after the break and secure a place in the round four with a tie with Manchester City.

While Arsenal are safely through, there could be ramifications for Oxford, with the Daily Mail reporting that the FA are considering a spot-fixing charge.

Ciaron Brown’s 59th-minute booking for a foul on Bukayo Saka has brought suspicious batting patterns to the attention of the FA.

The Mail added that text messages had been exchanged before the match at the Kassam Stadium suggesting that Brown would receive a yellow card, with one photograph showing a betting slip with a £200 stake on such an incident. There is a description of Several Arsenal fans were seen celebrating Brown’s booking in the stands afterwards.

Brown’s booking came minutes before Mohamed Elneny’s opening goal for the Gunners. Eddie Nketiah then scored a brace to help Mikel Arteta’s side into the next round of the cup.

On this edition of TCOAG, Harry Symeo Oxford United look back at Arsenal 0-3 in the third round of the FA Cup. We also discuss the latest on Mihailo Modric, whether the Gunners have made progress in their negotiations and the news that João Felix is ​​Chelsea-bound.

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