After a humble draw in the previous round against Fulham,Arsenal returned on winning track in a guest appearance at Wigan and ran over them with 4:0.
Again very effective was the captain of “gunners” Robin Van Persie. Dutch striker has assisted Vermaelen for the 2:0 and scored his 39th goal in this calendar year, of which 32nd are Premier League goals, for the final 4-0. Van Persie leads as the Premierlige scorer this season with 14 goals scored.
Other goals scored Arteta and Gervinho.
Wigan – Arsenal 0-4 (Arteta 28, Vermaelen 29, Gervinho 61, Van Persie 78) (Premier League) highlights