World news – The Saints face Gunners in the FA Cup after defeating Shrewsbury


Southampton will be at home in the fourth round of the FA Cup after beating coronavirus hit Shrewsbury 2-0 against Arsenal on Tuesday.

Dan N’Lundulu marked his first senior start for the Saints with a first goal for the club in the 17th minute on the grounds of St. Mary before the Englishman James Ward-Prowse made the result unequivocally a minute before the end.

The Saints will have little time to win this as their duel with Arsenal, a replay of the 2003 FA Cup final, which the Gunners won 1-0, takes place at St. Mary’s on Saturday.

Third division Shrewsbury contested after a series of coronavirus Falls his first competitive game since December and was without manager Steve Cotterill after spending time in intensive care because of Covid-19.