Arsenal prevents on FA - Cup big - killing and afford boss Arsene Wenger additional burden with a hard - fought fifth round won over non - league Sutton United at Gander Green Lane.
Arsene Wenger made seven substitutes from the side demolished 5-1 at Bayern Munich in the first leg of the UEFA Champions League last - 16 tie and Arsenal players had plenty to see off a team 105 players down them a England football's calibration.
Spain forward Lucas Perez's cross - shot gave The Gunners advance after 26 minutes and England winger Theo Walcott benefit netted an goal and doubled the score from close range 10 minutes after the half - time with 100th goal for the Arsenal club.
Arsenal Manager Arsene Wenger: "We did the job. It is very different on this kind of pitch. It was not an easy game at all, We have to give them credit because every error we made they took advantage of they played very well.
"It is basically division five and when I arrived here 20 years ago, in division five they were not as fit physically as they were today. They were organised and had a huge desire. If we were not mentally prepared we would not have gone through."
Sutton Boss Paul Doswell: "The support we've had has been amazing everyone here is a volunteer, remember that. We're not a league two club in non - league, we're traditional non - league club.
"Lincoln and Sutton have done our competition very proud. Best wishes to Lincoln. Go and have your day in the sun like we have."