• UEFA Champions League
  • Date: Wed 16 February 2011
  • Kick-off: 19:45
  • Venue: Emirates Stadium
Arsenal

Arsenal

van Persie 77"

Arshavin 82"

2 - 1
Barcelona

Barcelona

Villa 25"

Arsenal vs Barcelona


Team Lineups

Arsenal

53 Szczesny
27 Eboue
6 Koscielny
20 Djourou
22 Clichy
17 Song
19 Wilshere
14 Walcott
4 Fabregas
8 Nasri
10 van Persie77"
Substitutes
1 Almunia
7 Rosicky
15 Denilson
18 Squillaci
23 Arshavin82"
28 Gibbs
52 Bendtner

Barcelona

1 Valdes
2 Dani Alves
3 Pique
22 Abidal
19 Maxwell
6 Xavi
16 Busquets
8 Iniesta
17 Pedro
10 Messi
7 Villa25"
Substitutes
13 Pinto
9 Bojan
14 Mascherano
15 Keita
18 Milito
20 Afellay
21 Adriano Correia

Possession Stats

42%
58%

Form Guide - UEFA Champions League

Arsenal

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Barcelona

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Live Text Commentary
91:36 +1.36
 

Lionel Messi takes a shot. Johan Djourou gets a block in.

88:16
Substitution
 

Andres Iniesta goes off and Claro Adriano Correia comes on. The referee blows for offside against Lionel Messi. Wojciech Szczesny takes the indirect free kick.

87:53
 

Da Silva Dani Alves takes a shot. Wojciech Szczesny makes a save.

86:07
 

Corner taken by Andrey Arshavin from the left by-line, Scherer Andrade Maxwell manages to make a clearance.

85:29
Yellow card
 

Robin van Persie is shown a yellow card. Foul by Robin van Persie on Seydou Keita, free kick awarded. Eric Abidal restarts play with the free kick.

82:43
Goal
 

Andrey Arshavin gets on the score sheet with a goal from inside the area to the bottom right corner of the goal. Arsenal 2-1 Barcelona.Assist on the goal came from Samir Nasri.

81:13
 

Seydou Keita fouled by Robin van Persie, the ref awards a free kick. Eric Abidal restarts play with the free kick.

80:04
 

Unfair challenge on Andrey Arshavin by Rodriguez Pedro results in a free kick. Direct free kick taken by Francesc Fabregas.

79:02
 

Da Silva Dani Alves gives away a free kick for an unfair challenge on Laurent Koscielny. Wojciech Szczesny takes the direct free kick.

77:55
Goal
 

Robin van Persie finds the back of the net with a goal from deep inside the penalty box to the bottom left corner of the goal. Arsenal 1-1 Barcelona.Assist on the goal came from Gael Clichy.

77:30
 

Foul by Seydou Keita on Samir Nasri, free kick awarded. Direct free kick taken by Francesc Fabregas.

76:47
 

Inswinging corner taken from the left by-line by Andrey Arshavin, save by Victor Valdes.

76:07
Substitution
 

Nicklas Bendtner joins the action as a substitute, replacing Theo Walcott.

75:09
 

Rodriguez Pedro is caught offside. Johan Djourou restarts play with the free kick.

73:41
 

The official flags Robin van Persie offside. Eric Abidal restarts play with the free kick.

71:44
 

Laurent Koscielny fouled by Lionel Messi, the ref awards a free kick. Free kick taken by Laurent Koscielny.

67:37
Substitution
 

Andrey Arshavin replaces Alex Song.

67:24
Substitution
 

Seydou Keita on for David Villa.

67:09
 

Shot from close in by Lionel Messi misses to the left of the target.

66:54
 

Shot by Lionel Messi. Blocked by Johan Djourou.

65:50
 

Corner taken by Hernandez Xavi played to the near post.

64:40
 

Robin van Persie takes a shot. Save by Victor Valdes.

63:03
 

Free kick awarded for a foul by Emmanuel Eboue on Eric Abidal. Hernandez Xavi takes the free kick.

61:06
 

Samir Nasri takes a corner.

60:31
 

Foul by da Silva Dani Alves on Francesc Fabregas, free kick awarded. Direct free kick taken by Francesc Fabregas.

59:49
 

Unfair challenge on David Villa by Johan Djourou results in a free kick. Direct free kick taken by Lionel Messi.

58:10
Yellow card
 

The referee shows Gerard Pique a yellow card for unsporting behaviour. Free kick awarded for an unfair challenge on Francesc Fabregas by Gerard Pique. Free kick crossed right-footed by Francesc Fabregas from left channel, save by Victor Valdes.

57:07
 

Corner taken right-footed by Samir Nasri from the left by-line, Sergio Busquets manages to make a clearance.

55:48
 

Shot by Robin van Persie from outside the box goes over the net.

52:59
 

Gael Clichy concedes a free kick for a foul on da Silva Dani Alves. Hernandez Xavi restarts play with the free kick.

52:24
 

Centre by Scherer Andrade Maxwell, Hernandez Xavi has an effort at goal from just outside the box which goes wide of the right-hand upright.

47:48
 

Free kick awarded for a foul by Gael Clichy on Hernandez Xavi. Gerard Pique takes the direct free kick.

46:52
 

Jack Wilshere takes a shot. Save by Victor Valdes.

46:17
 

Francesc Fabregas takes a shot. Blocked by Eric Abidal.

45:32
 

The referee blows for offside against Robin van Persie. Victor Valdes restarts play with the free kick.

45:11
 

David Villa challenges Emmanuel Eboue unfairly and gives away a free kick. Direct free kick taken by Emmanuel Eboue.

44:35
 

Lionel Messi concedes a free kick for a foul on Emmanuel Eboue. Francesc Fabregas restarts play with the free kick.

43:03
 

A cross is delivered by Samir Nasri, Header from deep inside the penalty area by Robin van Persie goes harmlessly over the crossbar.

42:35
 

The referee blows for offside. Indirect free kick taken by Johan Djourou.

42:04
 

The official flags Samir Nasri offside. Victor Valdes takes the free kick.

41:49
 

Theo Walcott takes a shot. Blocked by Scherer Andrade Maxwell.

40:04
 

The ball is sent over by Francesc Fabregas.

39:12
 

The referee blows for offside against Rodriguez Pedro. Laurent Koscielny takes the free kick.

38:44
 

Free kick awarded for a foul by Jack Wilshere on Rodriguez Pedro. Free kick taken by Hernandez Xavi.

37:14
 

Rodriguez Pedro takes a shot. Save by Wojciech Szczesny. The assistant referee signals for offside against Lionel Messi. Indirect free kick taken by Johan Djourou.

36:15
 

Francesc Fabregas challenges Andres Iniesta unfairly and gives away a free kick. Andres Iniesta takes the free kick.

34:26
 

Unfair challenge on Eric Abidal by Emmanuel Eboue results in a free kick. Eric Abidal takes the free kick.

34:13
 

Francesc Fabregas has an effort at goal from 20 yards. Gerard Pique gets a block in.

33:13
 

Da Silva Dani Alves gives away a free kick for an unfair challenge on Samir Nasri. Samir Nasri restarts play with the free kick.

32:03
 

The official flags Lionel Messi offside. Gael Clichy restarts play with the free kick.

30:03
 

Foul by Alex Song on Lionel Messi, free kick awarded. Andres Iniesta takes the direct free kick.

29:02
Yellow card
 

Andres Iniesta booked for unsporting behaviour. Shot by Robin van Persie from deep inside the penalty area misses to the left of the goal.

28:16
 

Rodriguez Pedro takes a shot. Save made by Wojciech Szczesny.

27:30
Yellow card
 

The referee shows Samir Nasri a yellow card. Samir Nasri challenges da Silva Dani Alves unfairly and gives away a free kick. Lionel Messi takes the free kick.

26:54
 

Free kick awarded for an unfair challenge on Sergio Busquets by Alex Song. Eric Abidal takes the direct free kick.

25:40
Goal
 

Goal scored by David Villa from inside the penalty box to the bottom left corner of the goal. Arsenal 0-1 Barcelona.Assist by Lionel Messi.

25:12
 

Alex Song gives away a free kick for an unfair challenge on Sergio Busquets. Free kick taken by Sergio Busquets.

23:42
 

Free kick awarded for a foul by Alex Song on Hernandez Xavi. Eric Abidal takes the direct free kick.

23:15
 

Eric Abidal gives away a free kick for an unfair challenge on Robin van Persie. Francesc Fabregas takes the direct free kick.

22:39
 

Lionel Messi takes a shot. Wojciech Szczesny makes a save.

22:15
 

A cross is delivered by David Villa.

19:49
 

The official flags David Villa offside. Wojciech Szczesny takes the indirect free kick.

14:29
 

Lionel Messi produces a left-footed shot from close range which goes wide of the right-hand post.

13:06
 

Andres Iniesta concedes a free kick for a foul on Emmanuel Eboue. Emmanuel Eboue restarts play with the free kick.

11:33
 

Scherer Andrade Maxwell is ruled offside. Free kick taken by Johan Djourou.

6:09
 

Alex Song goes into the referee's book. Lionel Messi fouled by Alex Song, the ref awards a free kick. Free kick taken by Hernandez Xavi.

5:39
 

Robin van Persie takes a shot. Save by Victor Valdes.

2:59
 

Unfair challenge on Robin van Persie by David Villa results in a free kick. Samir Nasri crosses the ball in from the free kick, save by Victor Valdes.

:44
 

Foul by Robin van Persie on Hernandez Xavi, free kick awarded. Direct free kick taken by Lionel Messi.