Brighton 2 Arsenal 3 player ratings: Did Tomas Rosicky's performance and goal make him man of the match at Amex Stadium?

Rosicky scored Arsenal's third goal in their 3-2 victory over Brighton

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Tomas Rosicky scored one and set up another as Arsenal held off a second-half rally from Brighton to win 3-2 and book their place in the fifth round of the FA Cup.

Arsenal looked to be cruising to victory at the AMEX Stadium after Theo Walcott's opener on 90 seconds and Mesut Ozil's close-range finish put the holders two up at the break.

Brighton, however, twice reduced the advantage to one in the second half as Chris O'Grady and Sam Baldock both found the net either side of Rosicky's superb volley to give the home side hope.

The Seagulls poured forward late on and could have had a penalty when Calum Chambers handled in the box with five minutes to play, but the Gunners were spared and it was the holders who sneaked into the next round.

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Arsenal are one of only two teams from the Premier League top six left in the competition after Chelsea, Manchester City, Tottenham and Southampton were all dumped out on Saturday.

The Gunners will now fancy their chances of retaining the title they won at Wembley just eight months ago.

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