Swansea City vs. Arsenal: 6 Things We Learned from Thrilling FA Cup Draw

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Swansea City vs. Arsenal: 6 Things We Learned from Thrilling FA Cup Draw
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In a breathless FA Cup third-round tie, Arsenal and Swansea battled to an action-packed 2-2 draw.

All four goals came in the second half.

With almost his first touch after coming on as a substitute, Michu put Swansea ahead. Then, after some scintillating play that demanded a goal, Lukas Podolski struck a great equalizer for Arsenal.

A minute later, Kieran Gibbs scored the pick of the bunch with a powerful volley from a delicate Olivier Giroud chip over Swansea's defense. But the Gunners could not hold on. Lax defense allowed Danny Graham to equalize a few minutes before the end of regular time and force a replay.

It's tough to make sense of such a batty match, but let's try to whittle it down to six things we learned.

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