Apr 18, 2015 at 5.20pm UK at ​Wembley

2-1

Sanchez (39', 105')
Paulista (108')
FT(HT: 1-0)
McCleary (54')
Chalobah (45')
Result: Arsenal reach FA Cup final after Federici error
Result: Arsenal reach FA Cup final after Federici error
Arsenal will defend the FA Cup in May's final after Adam Federici's extra-time error cost Reading in a dramatic semi-final which the Gunners won 2-1 at Wembley.
Reaction
Ashley Cole of AS Roma looks on during the UEFA Champions League Group E match between Manchester City FC and AS Roma on September 30, 2014
Met Police 'looking into' video of Arsenal fans' homophobic Ashley Cole chants
Metropolitan Police are reportedly looking into footage apparently showing a group of Arsenal fans singing homophobic chants about Ashley Cole.
Apr 22, 13:10
Adam Federici of Reading stretches for the ball as he fails to stop a shot by Alexis Sanchez of Arsenal for their second goal during the FA Cup Semi Final between Arsenal and Reading at Wembley Stadium on April 18, 2015
Steve Clarke confident Reading goalkeeper Adam Federici will bounce back
Reading boss Steve Clarke describes Adam Federici as one of his best players, despite the keeper's blunder which gifted Arsenal victory in Saturday's FA Cup semi-final.
Apr 21, 14:52
Per Mertesacker of Arsenal celebrates at the end of the UEFA Champions League Qualifier 2nd leg match between Arsenal and Besiktas at the Emirates Stadium on August 27, 2014
Per Mertesacker thrilled by FA Cup semi-final triumph
Arsenal defender Per Mertesacker admits that he is thrilled by the team's passage through to a second consecutive FA Cup final.
Apr 20, 12:39
Adam Federici of Reading stretches for the ball as he fails to stop a shot by Alexis Sanchez of Arsenal for their second goal during the FA Cup Semi Final between Arsenal and Reading at Wembley Stadium on April 18, 2015
Reading's Adam Federici apologises for FA Cup semi-final mistake
Adam Federici apologises to the Reading fans after his error gave Arsenal a 2-1 win over the Royals in their FA Cup semi-final on Saturday.
Apr 20, 10:57
Adam Federici of Reading stretches for the ball as he fails to stop a shot by Alexis Sanchez of Arsenal for their second goal during the FA Cup Semi Final between Arsenal and Reading at Wembley Stadium on April 18, 2015
Steve Clarke confident Adam Federici will be fine
Reading boss Steve Clarke believes that Adam Federici will have no problem bouncing back from his costly error in his side's FA Cup semi-final loss to Arsenal.
Apr 20, 04:20
Adam Federici of Reading stretches for the ball as he fails to stop a shot by Alexis Sanchez of Arsenal for their second goal during the FA Cup Semi Final between Arsenal and Reading at Wembley Stadium on April 18, 2015
Wojciech Szczesny offers Adam Federici support
Wojciech Szczesny offers his support to Reading's Adam Federici following the Australian's mistake during Arsenal's FA Cup semi-final win.
Apr 19, 13:00
A dejected Per Mertesacker of Arsenal after defeat during the Barclays Premier League match between Chelsea and Arsenal at Stamford Bridge on October 4, 2014
Arsene Wenger: Per Mertesacker injury "doesn't look too good"
Arsenal boss Arsene Wenger says that Per Mertesacker's ankle injury "doesn't look too good" after the German hobbled out of their FA Cup semi-final win over Reading.
Apr 19, 00:36
Reading Chairman Sir John Madejski during the FA Cup Fourth Round match between Reading v Sheffield United at Madejski Stadium on January 26, 2013
Sir John Madejski left "proud" after Reading effort
It is just a matter of time before Reading lift some silverware, former chairman Sir John Madejski insists after watching their FA Cup semi-final defeat to Arsenal.
Apr 18, 22:22
Reading manager Steve Clarke during the Sky Bet Championship match between Brighton and Hove Albion and Reading at The Amex Stadium on December 26, 2014
Reading boss Steve Clarke: 'We deserved more against Arsenal'
Reading goalkeeper Adam Federici is "upset" after his error led to their FA Cup semi-final defeat against Arsenal, admits manager Steve Clarke.
Apr 18, 22:12
Arsenal's Chilean striker Alexis Sanchez runs past Reading's Australian goalkeeper Adam Federici after scoring during the FA Cup semi-final between Arsenal and Reading at Wembley stadium in London on April 18, 2015
Arsene Wenger hails Reading's effort in FA Cup semi-final
Arsene Wenger describes their FA Cup semi-final win over Reading as a "very difficult game".
Apr 18, 22:03
Arsenals Welsh midfielder Aaron Ramsey celebrates scoring 2-0 during the English Premier League football match between Arsenal and West Ham United at The Emirates Stadium in London on March 14, 2015
Aaron Ramsey: 'Reading had us on the ropes'
Aaron Ramsey admits that Reading had Arsenal "on the ropes" before the Gunners booked their place in the FA Cup final with a 2-1 win at Wembley.
Apr 18, 20:03
The Match
Match Report
Arsenal will defend the FA Cup in May's final after Adam Federici's extra-time error cost Reading in a dramatic semi-final which the Gunners won 2-1 at Wembley.
Live Commentary
Take a look back at Arsenal's dramatic FA Cup semi-final victory over Reading with Sports Mole's minute-by-minute report.
HT Report
Alexis Sanchez's strike six minutes before the break gives Arsenal a 1-0 half-time lead over Championship Reading in their FA Cup semi-final at Wembley.
Team News
Arsenal manager Arsene Wenger includes Mathieu Debuchy in one of four changes made for the FA Cup semi-final with Reading.
Preview
Sports Mole previews the FA Cup semi-final between holders Arsenal and Championship side Reading, who have never previously reached the final of the competition.
Head to Head
Mar 30, 2013 3pm
Arsenal
4-1
Reading
Arteta (77' pen.), Cazorla (48'), Gervinho (11'), Giroud (67')
Robson-Kanu (68')
Guthrie (32')
Dec 17, 2012 8pm
Reading
2-5
Arsenal
Kebe (71'), Le Fondre (66')
McAnuff (38')
Podolski (14'), Walcott (80'), Cazorla (32', 34', 60')
Wilshere (72')
Apr 19, 2008 3pm
Arsenal
2-0
Reading
Silva (38'), Adebayor (30')

Kitson (28'), Bikey-Amougou (58'), Sonko (71')
Nov 12, 2007 3pm
Reading
1-3
Arsenal
Shorey (87')
Gunnarsson (85')
Hleb (78'), Flamini (44'), Adebayor (52')
Fabregas (80')
Build-up
Reading manager Steve Clarke during the Sky Bet Championship match between Brighton and Hove Albion and Reading at The Amex Stadium on December 26, 2014
Reading manager Steve Clarke: 'Pressure on Arsenal'
Reading manager Steve Clarke believes that the pressure is on Arsenal ahead of their FA Cup semi-final clash this evening.
Apr 18, 14:58
Arsenal striker Danny Welbeck reacts after a missed chance on February 15, 2014
Danny Welbeck using FA Cup semi-final loss as motivation
Arsenal striker Danny Welbeck says that he will use the disappointment of a 2009 FA Cup semi-final loss with Manchester United as motivation against Reading on Saturday.
Apr 18, 14:57
Alex Pearce of Reading in action during the Sky Bet Championship match between Reading and Ipswich Town at the Madejski Stadium on August 03, 2013
Reading's Alex Pearce: "We're due a win"
Reading defender Alex Pearce feels that he and his teammates have to put their recent poor form behind them to pull off a shock victory against Arsenal in the FA Cup.
Apr 18, 06:10
Arsenals Welsh midfielder Aaron Ramsey celebrates scoring 2-0 during the English Premier League football match between Arsenal and West Ham United at The Emirates Stadium in London on March 14, 2015
Aaron Ramsey: 'Last year's FA Cup trophy win has eased the pressure'
Arsenal midfielder Aaron Ramsey feels that the pressure was lifted off him and his teammates in cup competitions following their FA Cup triumph last season.
Apr 18, 05:53
Alex Pearce of Reading in action during the Sky Bet Championship match between Reading and Ipswich Town at the Madejski Stadium on August 03, 2013
Alex Pearce ready for "very special" FA Cup semi-final against Arsenal
Reading defender Alex Pearce admits that facing Arsenal in the FA Cup semi-final on Saturday will be one of the "biggest matches" that he's ever played in.
Apr 17, 10:52
Reading manager Steve Clarke during the Sky Bet Championship match between Brighton and Hove Albion and Reading at The Amex Stadium on December 26, 2014
Reading's Steve Clarke: 'We need to be perfect against Arsenal'
Reading boss Steve Clarke insists that his team need to be "perfect" if they are to reach the FA Cup final at the expense of Arsenal.
Apr 16, 15:37
Arsene Wenger watches on as Arsenal take on Man City during the Community Shield on August 10, 2014
Arsene Wenger: 'Picking FA Cup team will be difficult'
Arsenal manager Arsene Wenger admits that it will be "difficult" for him to pick his FA Cup team, with most of his players available for the match against Reading.
Apr 16, 10:05
Arsenal manager Arsene Wenger stands with hands on hips while wearing his ridiculous coat on January 18, 2015
Arsene Wenger wary of "efficient" Reading
Arsenal manager Arsene Wenger insists that his side will not be taking Championship team Reading lightly in their FA Cup semi-final.
Apr 16, 09:50
Adam Federici of Reading during the Sky Bet Championship match between Reading and Bolton Wanderers at the Madejski Stadium on December 6, 2014
Reading goalkeeper Adam Federici: 'Pressure is on Arsenal'
Reading goalkeeper Adam Federici claims that Arsenal will be expected to win the upcoming FA Cup semi-final between the sides.
Apr 15, 18:04
Per Mertesacker of Arsenal celebrates at the end of the UEFA Champions League Qualifier 2nd leg match between Arsenal and Besiktas at the Emirates Stadium on August 27, 2014
Per Mertesacker feeling "confident" ahead of FA Cup semi-final
Arsenal defender Per Mertesacker insists that his side are "more prepared" for this year's FA Cup semi-final than they were 12 months ago.
Apr 15, 15:11



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TeamPWDLFAGDPTS
1Manchester CityMan City87102942522
2Manchester UnitedMan Utd86202121920
3Tottenham HotspurSpurs85211551017
4Watford84311313015
5Chelsea8413138513
6Arsenal84131210213
7Burnley834186213
8Liverpool83411312113
9Newcastle UnitedNewcastle832398111
10West Bromwich AlbionWest Brom824279-210
11Southampton823379-29
12Huddersfield TownHuddersfield823359-49
13Swansea CitySwansea822458-38
14Brighton & Hove AlbionBrighton8224610-48
15West Ham UnitedWest Ham8224814-68
16Everton8224513-88
17Stoke CityStoke8224918-98
18Leicester CityLeicester81341013-36
19Bournemouth8116412-84
20Crystal Palace8107218-163
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