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  • Capital One Cup
  • Date: Sun 27 February 2011
  • Kick-off: 16:00
  • Venue: Wembley Stadium
Arsenal

Arsenal

van Persie 38"

1 - 2
Birmingham City

Birmingham City

Zigic 27"

Martins 88"

Arsenal vs Birmingham City


Team Lineups

Arsenal

53 Szczesny
3 Sagna
20 Djourou
6 Koscielny
22 Clichy
7 Rosicky
17 Song
8 Nasri
19 Wilshere
23 Arshavin
10 van Persie38"
Substitutes
1 Almunia
15 Denilson
18 Squillaci
27 Eboue
28 Gibbs
29 Chamakh
52 Bendtner

Birmingham City

26 Foster
2 Carr
5 Johnson
28 Jiranek
6 Ridgewell
18 Fahey
8 Gardner
12 Ferguson
4 Bowyer
7 Larsson
19 Zigic27"
Substitutes
1 Taylor
3 Murphy
9 Phillips
10 Jerome
17 Martins88"
21 Parnaby
23 Beausejour

Possession Stats

49%
51%

Form Guide - Capital One Cup

Arsenal

W L W W D D L L

Birmingham City

W L W D W D W L


Live Text Commentary
94:29 +4.29
Yellow card
 

Barry Ferguson is booked.

92:59 +2.59
 

Cameron Jerome is cautioned by the ref for dissent.

91:03 +1.03
Substitution
 

Cameron Jerome replaces Nikola Zigic. Samir Nasri concedes a free kick for a foul on Liam Ridgewell. Free kick taken by Ben Foster.

90:25 +0.25
 

Obafemi Martins takes a shot. Ben Foster gets a block in.

88:55
Goal
 

Obafemi Martins fires in a goal from inside the six-yard box low into the middle of the goal. Arsenal 1-2 Birmingham.

88:24
 

Unfair challenge on Obafemi Martins by Gael Clichy results in a free kick. Direct free kick taken by Ben Foster.

84:48
 

Tomas Rosicky challenges Barry Ferguson unfairly and gives away a free kick. Barry Ferguson takes the free kick.

83:13
 

The ball is swung over by Stephen Carr, Header from just outside the area by Jean Beausejour misses to the right of the target.

82:25
Substitution
 

Obafemi Martins replaces Keith Fahey.

81:38
 

Inswinging corner taken by Sebastian Larsson from the left by-line played to the near post, clearance by Marouane Chamakh.

80:01
 

Unfair challenge on Nicklas Bendtner by Stephen Carr results in a free kick. Jack Wilshere restarts play with the free kick, Samir Nasri produces a right-footed shot from just outside the box that goes wide left of the goal.

79:36
 

Tomas Rosicky takes a shot. Blocked by Martin Jiranek.

79:11
 

Shot by Samir Nasri. Save by Ben Foster.

76:54
Substitution
 

Marouane Chamakh joins the action as a substitute, replacing Andrey Arshavin. Tomas Rosicky fouled by Lee Bowyer, the ref awards a free kick. The free kick is swung in left-footed by Jack Wilshere.

75:43
 

Nicklas Bendtner takes a shot. Ben Foster makes a save.

74:43
 

Samir Nasri takes a shot. Save by Ben Foster.

71:12
 

Samir Nasri takes a shot. Save by Ben Foster.

69:56
 

Foul by Liam Ridgewell on Nicklas Bendtner, free kick awarded. Samir Nasri delivers the ball, Alex Song has a headed effort at goal from deep inside the area missing to the left of the target.

68:59
Substitution
 

Nicklas Bendtner comes on in place of Robin van Persie. Centre by Sebastian Larsson.

66:12
 

A cross is delivered by Tomas Rosicky, blocked by Barry Ferguson.

65:20
 

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

62:10
 

Free kick awarded for an unfair challenge on Sebastian Larsson by Tomas Rosicky. Ben Foster takes the free kick.

61:01
 

The ball is delivered by Jean Beausejour, save by Wojciech Szczesny.

59:30
 

Andrey Arshavin sends in a cross.

58:23
 

Corner taken by Robin van Persie played to the near post, Lee Bowyer manages to make a clearance. Shot by Jack Wilshere. Blocked by Lee Bowyer. Corner taken left-footed by Robin van Persie, Nikola Zigic makes a clearance.

57:43
 

The assistant referee signals for offside against Nikola Zigic. Wojciech Szczesny takes the free kick.

57:07
 

Keith Fahey takes a shot. Blocked by Laurent Koscielny. Keith Fahey takes a shot from just outaide the penalty box and strikes the post.

55:35
 

Long range shot from Lee Bowyer misses to the left of the goal.

55:08
 

Samir Nasri concedes a free kick for a foul on Lee Bowyer. Free kick taken by Ben Foster.

54:29
 

The referee blows for offside against Nikola Zigic. Laurent Koscielny takes the indirect free kick.

49:13 +4.13
 

Drilled right-footed shot by Samir Nasri. Save by Ben Foster.

52:36
Yellow card
 

Booking for Gael Clichy for unsporting behaviour. Free kick awarded for an unfair challenge on Keith Fahey by Gael Clichy. Sebastian Larsson crosses the ball from the free kick right-footed from right wing, clearance made by Laurent Koscielny. Corner from the left by-line taken by Sebastian Larsson, Laurent Koscielny manages to make a clearance.

52:08
 

Foul by Samir Nasri on Stephen Carr, free kick awarded. Free kick taken by Barry Ferguson.

48:32 +3.32
 

Centre by Bacary Sagna, clearance by Nikola Zigic.

48:05 +3.05
 

Short corner taken by Robin van Persie.

50:50
 

Samir Nasri takes a inswinging corner to the near post, Lee Bowyer manages to make a clearance.

47:22 +2.22
 

Centre by Sebastian Larsson, Nikola Zigic takes a shot. Save by Wojciech Szczesny.

49:31
Substitution
 

Jean Beausejour replaces Craig Gardner.

47:59
 

Tomas Rosicky has an effort from just inside the box that misses to the left of the target.

46:33
 

Bacary Sagna crosses the ball, Jack Wilshere takes a shot. Save by Ben Foster.

45:55
 

Craig Gardner concedes a free kick for a foul on Johan Djourou. Johan Djourou takes the direct free kick.

41:31
 

The referee books Sebastian Larsson for dissent. Free kick awarded for a foul by Martin Jiranek on Tomas Rosicky. Andrey Arshavin crosses the ball in from the free kick, save by Ben Foster.

40:49
 

Craig Gardner concedes a free kick for a foul on Tomas Rosicky. Tomas Rosicky takes the free kick.

38:41
Goal
 

Robin van Persie finds the net with a fantastic goal from close range to the bottom left corner of the goal. Arsenal 1-1 Birmingham.Assist on the goal came from Andrey Arshavin.

38:23
 

Jack Wilshere takes a shot.

36:32
Yellow card
 

The referee shows Laurent Koscielny a yellow card. Laurent Koscielny concedes a free kick for a foul on Lee Bowyer. Free kick crossed right-footed by Barry Ferguson from left channel.

34:56
 

The ball is crossed by Sebastian Larsson, clearance made by Johan Djourou.

33:35
 

Foul by Sebastian Larsson on Gael Clichy, free kick awarded. Direct free kick taken by Gael Clichy.

32:53
 

Unfair challenge on Stephen Carr by Samir Nasri results in a free kick. Ben Foster restarts play with the free kick.

30:54
 

Lee Bowyer produces a cross.

30:18
 

Free kick awarded for an unfair challenge on Craig Gardner by Alex Song. Martin Jiranek takes the direct free kick.

30:02
 

Robin van Persie takes a shot. Roger Johnson gets a block in.

29:54
 

Andrey Arshavin delivers the ball, Ben Foster makes a save.

28:28
 

Robin van Persie produces a header from deep inside the six-yard box that clears the crossbar.

27:16
Goal
 

Nikola Zigic gets on the score sheet with a goal from close in high into the middle of the goal. Arsenal 0-1 Birmingham.Outswinging corner taken from the right by-line by Sebastian Larsson, assist on the goal came from Roger Johnson.

26:17
 

Foul by Lee Bowyer on Jack Wilshere, free kick awarded. Free kick taken by Johan Djourou.

25:54
 

The offside flag is raised against Lee Bowyer. Free kick taken by Bacary Sagna.

24:20
 

Centre by Gael Clichy, Roger Johnson makes a clearance.

20:06
 

Andrey Arshavin has a shot on goal from outside the area which misses right.

16:39
 

Free kick awarded for an unfair challenge on Jack Wilshere by Craig Gardner. Direct free kick taken by Wojciech Szczesny.

16:11
 

Liam Ridgewell takes a shot. Save made by Wojciech Szczesny.

14:51
 

Keith Fahey takes a shot. Wojciech Szczesny makes a save.

13:46
 

Shot by Samir Nasri from deep inside the penalty area misses to the right of the goal.

10:21
 

Free kick awarded for a foul by Andrey Arshavin on Craig Gardner. Ben Foster takes the free kick.

8:05
 

Inswinging corner taken by Samir Nasri from the left by-line, Johan Djourou takes a shot. Blocked by Nikola Zigic. Corner taken by Robin van Persie from the right by-line, Johan Djourou produces a header from close range which goes wide of the left-hand post.

7:28
 

Andrey Arshavin takes a shot. Save made by Ben Foster.

4:37
 

Effort from outside the penalty area by Craig Gardner goes wide left of the target.

2:32
 

The assistant referee flags for offside against Robin van Persie. Roger Johnson restarts play with the free kick.

1:52
 

The assistant referee signals for offside against Lee Bowyer. Wojciech Szczesny takes the indirect free kick.