His late strike stunned Arsenal as Nottingham Forest dumped the Gunners out of the third round of the FA Cup.
Nottingham Forest beat Arsenal 1-0
It was a tight race when Nottingham Forest dumped Arsenal out of the FA Cup with a dramatic late third-round victory. Lewis Grabban came off the bench to score Forest's winner.
The substitute sealed a 1-0 win for the Championship side to book them a derby with Leicester in the fourth round.
Arsenal, the 14-time winners of the tournament put up a tight performance but didn’t get what they deserved. Nottingham Forest did their best in the game and scooped results under their coach Steve Cooper.
Four years ago, managerless Forest beat the Gunners 4-2 in the third round as Arsene Wenger's reign meandered towards its disappointing conclusion.
During that time, they struggled to find a way past organised Forest throughout, with Eddie Nketiah missing their best chance and Martin Odegaard and Bukayo Saka closing down swiftly.
Nketiah and Ben White dragged off target and Albert Lokonga had a shot deflect wide during a timid first half for the Gunners, wearing all white as part of an anti-knife crime initiative.
Forest were more efficient in attack, even if they failed to test Bernd Leno, and Arteta's concern was clear when he hauled off Nuno Tavares after just 34 minutes.
Manchester United will be looking to book their spot in the fourth round of the FA-Cup when they welcome fellow Premier League side Aston Villa to Old Trafford today.
The Red Devils are 12-time winners of the FA Cup while Villa have lifted the trophy on seven occasions.
If Manchester United wins tonight, they will face Middlesbrough in the fourth round of the FA Cup.
The fourth-round matches will be played over the weekend of Feb 4-7, with matches slotted on the Friday [Feb 4] or the [Feb 7] depending on available television windows.
Every month will see at least one round of FA Cup matches played, except for March when two rounds will be played [Round of 16 and quarterfinals].