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Twitter Reacts as Arsenal Crash Out of FA Cup to Watford at the Emirates

LONDON, ENGLAND - MARCH 13:  Nathan Ake (16) and Craig Cathcart of Watford (15) celebrate victory after the Emirates FA Cup sixth round match between Arsenal and Watford at Emirates Stadium on March 13, 2016 in London, England.  (Photo by Shaun Botterill/Getty Images)
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Sean SwabyUK Staff WriterMarch 13, 2016

These are dark, dire times for Arsenal

With their Premier League title chase fading and the fact that they have to overcome a two-goal deficit at the Camp Nou against world-beaters Barcelona to keep their UEFA Champions League hopes alive, Arsenal's best chance to lift silverware, the FA Cup, disappeared on Sunday.

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The Gunners fell 2-1 to Watford, a team that played in the Championship last season, at the Emirates Stadium with a trip to Wembley Stadium on the line.

In the aftermath, Arsenal fans went into full meltdown mode.

Arsenal fans fighting each other outside the Emirates. 😂

— Football__Tweet (@Football__Tweet) March 13, 2016

Waiting to laugh at Arsenal Fan TV like...

— BenchWarmers (@BeWarmers) March 13, 2016

Arsenal fans to Wenger.

— Mike Sanz (@mikesanz19) March 13, 2016

And the internet loved every second of the typically frail Gunners "doing an Arsenal." Except, of course, Arsenal fans. 

#Arsenal fans right now.

— Bleacher Report UK (@br_uk) March 13, 2016

…we go live to Arsene Wenger’s post-match team talk:

— Tom Kinslow (@TomKinslow) March 13, 2016

As it stands

Leicester - Whole greater than the sum of its parts

Arsenal - Whole lesser than the sum of its parts

Blame enough for all

— NoDefMidNoHappiness (@Gooner_In_BCN) March 13, 2016

Arsène, if you care about this club as much as you claim, it's time to go. #afc

— Piers Morgan (@piersmorgan) March 13, 2016

Wenger Out Boys: "What have you got to say to defend Wenger now?"

Arsène Wenger fans:

— Yoann (@YoannArsenal) March 13, 2016

Wenger talking about this team's "great spirit", "strong attitude."
Days like this -- months like this -- don't exactly endorse that claim.

— Oliver Kay (@OliverKayTimes) March 13, 2016


— Brian (@GunnerFaithful) March 13, 2016

Arsenal's season since Christmas...

— TheODDSbible (@TheOddsBible) March 13, 2016

Arsenal's form since Leicester win:
0-0 Hull D
0-2 Barcelona L
2-3 Man Utd L
1-2 Swansea L
2-2 Spurs D
4-0 Hull W
1-2 Watford L

— WooFeR (@w0oferrAFC) March 13, 2016

Someone watched a very different match than the rest of us.

— Bay Area Gooners (@BayAreaGooners) March 13, 2016


— Bay Area Gooners (@BayAreaGooners) March 13, 2016

You cannot expect a goal like Guedioura. Or Ighalo's turn. And it was little bit sunny, so the fans were maybe jaded. Look, I don't know.

— Wenger Knows Best (@wengerknowsbest) March 13, 2016

— Mike Sanz (@mikesanz19) March 13, 2016

FA Cup 3 times in a row?

Nah, lose at home 3 times in a row. #CloseEnough

— B Larsen | Arsenal (@BLarsenAFC1886) March 13, 2016

Retweet if you're laughing at Arsenal 😂😂😂

— Purely Football (@PurelyFootball) March 13, 2016

If this was just players having an ‘off day’ that’d be one thing. But this season the ‘on days’ are the exception rather than the norm.

— arseblog (@arseblog) March 13, 2016

Don't worry, @piersmorgan.

— TheSPORTbible (@TSBible) March 13, 2016

Should Arsenal sack Arsene Wenger?

— Bleacher Report UK (@br_uk) March 13, 2016

@Arsenal I've been disappointed for most of 2016 now.

— B Larsen | Arsenal (@BLarsenAFC1886) March 13, 2016

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