• Barclays Premier League
  • Date: Sat 04 February 2012
  • Kick-off: 13:00
  • Venue: Emirates Stadium
Arsenal

Arsenal

van Persie 1"

van Persie 37"

van Persie 61"

Oxlade-Chamberlain 39"

Oxlade-Chamberlain 53"

Arteta 50"

Henry 90"

7 - 1

Arsenal vs Blackburn Rovers


Team Lineups

Arsenal

13 Szczesny
6 Koscielny
4 Mertesacker
5 Vermaelen
39 Coquelin
17 Song
7 Rosicky
8 Arteta50"
14 Walcott
10 van Persie1"37"61"
15 Oxlade-Chamberlain39"53"
Substitutes
21 Fabianski
3 Sagna
9 Park
12 Henry90"
16 Ramsey
23 Arshavin
30 Benayoun

Blackburn Rovers

1 Robinson
35 Lowe
16 Dann
5 Givet
3 Olsson
12 Pedersen31"
14 Petrovic
15 Nzonzi
23 Hoilett
8 Dunn
9 Modeste
Substitutes
13 Bunn
10 Formica
18 Orr
20 Rochina
25 Goodwillie
29 Vukcevic
31 Hanley

Possession Stats

53%
47%

Form Guide - Barclays Premier League

Arsenal

L D D W L W D W

Blackburn Rovers

L L L L W L L L
Head to Head
Blackburn
4-3
Arsenal 17-Sep-2011
Arsenal
0-0
Blackburn 02-Apr-2011
Blackburn
1-2
Arsenal 28-Aug-2010
Blackburn
2-1
Arsenal 03-May-2010
Arsenal
6-2
Blackburn 04-Oct-2009
Arsenal
4-0
Blackburn 14-Mar-2009


Live Text Commentary
92:56 +2.56
Goal
 

Thierry Henry grabs a goal from deep inside the penalty box low into the middle of the goal. Arsenal 7-1 Blackburn.Robin van Persie provided the assist for the goal.

91:26 +1.26
 

Yossi Benayoun takes a shot. Paul Robinson makes a save.

90:58 +0.58
 

Morten Gamst Pedersen is ruled offside. Bacary Sagna restarts play with the free kick.

90:01 +0.01
 

Inswinging corner taken from the right by-line by Morten Gamst Pedersen.

87:51
 

Steven Nzonzi concedes a free kick for a foul on Thierry Henry. Free kick taken by Mikel Arteta.

84:48
Yellow card
 

Unfair challenge on Anthony Modeste by Thomas Vermaelen results in a free kick. Booking for Thomas Vermaelen. Scott Dann restarts play with the free kick.

83:51
 

Free kick awarded for a foul by Per Mertesacker on Anthony Modeste. The free kick is delivered left-footed by Morten Gamst Pedersen from right wing.

83:09
 

Shot from just outside the area by Thierry Henry misses to the left of the target.

77:57
 

The referee blows for offside against David Hoilett. Indirect free kick taken by Per Mertesacker.

77:15
 

Yossi Benayoun gives away a free kick for an unfair challenge on Martin Olsson. Paul Robinson restarts play with the free kick.

74:31
 

Yossi Benayoun fouled by David Hoilett, the ref awards a free kick. Robin van Persie crosses the ball from the free kick left-footed from right wing, clearance by Scott Dann.

73:17
 

Corner taken by Mikel Arteta from the left by-line to the near post, Shot by Francis Coquelin from outside the area goes high over the crossbar.

71:14
Substitution
 

Alex Song goes off and Yossi Benayoun comes on.

69:19
 

Morten Gamst Pedersen concedes a free kick for a foul on Bacary Sagna. Thomas Vermaelen takes the direct free kick.

68:46
 

Thomas Vermaelen concedes a free kick for a foul on Anthony Modeste. Direct free kick taken by Scott Dann.

67:41
 

Corner taken left-footed by Robin van Persie from the right by-line, clearance made by Scott Dann.

67:01
Substitution
 

Thierry Henry replaces Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain. Bacary Sagna on for Laurent Koscielny.

64:45
 

Corner taken right-footed by Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain from the left by-line, Effort from deep inside the area by Theo Walcott clears the bar.

62:47
 

Free kick awarded for a foul by Radosav Petrovic on Robin van Persie. Free kick taken by Mikel Arteta.

61:01
Goal
 

Robin van Persie scores a goal from close range to the top right corner of the goal. Arsenal 6-1 Blackburn.Francis Coquelin provided the assist for the goal.

58:54
 

The ball is sent over by Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain, Effort on goal by Mikel Arteta from inside the area goes harmlessly over the bar.

55:44
 

David Hoilett fouled by Thomas Vermaelen, the ref awards a free kick. Morten Gamst Pedersen shoots direct from the free kick.

49:42 +4.42
 

Radosav Petrovic challenges Alex Song unfairly and gives away a free kick. Mikel Arteta takes the direct free kick.

53:35
Goal
 

Goal scored by Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain from deep inside the penalty area to the bottom left corner of the goal. Arsenal 5-1 Blackburn.The assist for the goal came from Theo Walcott.

52:12
 

The official flags Robin van Persie offside. Paul Robinson takes the indirect free kick.

50:12
Goal
 

Inswinging corner taken from the right by-line by Robin van Persie, clearance by Steven Nzonzi. Mikel Arteta scores a goal from just outside the area to the bottom left corner of the goal. Arsenal 4-1 Blackburn.Assist on the goal came from Laurent Koscielny.

47:49 +2.49
 

Free kick awarded for an unfair challenge on Bradley Orr by Thomas Vermaelen. Free kick taken by Paul Robinson.

48:45
 

Unfair challenge on Radosav Petrovic by Alex Song results in a free kick. Paul Robinson takes the direct free kick.

47:47
 

Bradley Orr takes a shot. Wojciech Szczesny makes a save.

46:23
 

Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain is flagged offside by the assistant referee. Indirect free kick taken by Paul Robinson.

46:11
 

Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain decides to take the corner short.

45:48 +0.48
 

Effort from close in by Thomas Vermaelen hits the post.

45:21 +0.21
 

Robin van Persie decides to take a short corner.

44:33
Substitution
 

Grant Hanley on for David Dunn.

41:57
Red card
 

Gael Givet concedes a free kick for a foul on Robin van Persie. Gael Givet is sent off by the referee for serious foul play. Free kick taken by Mikel Arteta.

39:18
Goal
 

A goal is scored by Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain from inside the six-yard box low into the middle of the goal. Arsenal 3-1 Blackburn.The assist for the goal came from Robin van Persie.

39:03
 

Martin Olsson goes into the referee's book.

37:13
Goal
 

Robin van Persie finds the back of the net with a goal from close range low into the middle of the goal. Arsenal 2-1 Blackburn.The assist for the goal came from Theo Walcott.

36:26
 

Effort from just outside the area by Robin van Persie goes over the bar.

35:42
Substitution
 

The assistant referee flags for offside against Steven Nzonzi. Bradley Orr is brought on as a substitute for Jason Lowe. Free kick taken by Wojciech Szczesny.

32:02
 

Unfair challenge on Jason Lowe by Tomas Rosicky results in a free kick. Direct free kick taken by Paul Robinson.

29:49
Goal
 

Laurent Koscielny challenges Anthony Modeste unfairly and gives away a free kick. The referee shows Laurent Koscielny a yellow card. Morten Gamst Pedersen scores a goal direct from the free kick from long distance to the top left corner of the goal. Arsenal 1-1 Blackburn.Anthony Modeste provided the assist for the goal.

29:10
 

Shot from just outside the box by Robin van Persie misses to the left of the goal.

27:48
 

Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain takes a inswinging corner to the near post.

24:38
 

Steven Nzonzi challenges Tomas Rosicky unfairly and gives away a free kick. The referee cautions Steven Nzonzi for unsporting behaviour. Mikel Arteta takes the direct free kick.

23:29
 

Inswinging corner taken by Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain from the left by-line, Per Mertesacker takes a shot. Blocked by Steven Nzonzi.

23:05
 

Corner from the left by-line taken by Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain, clearance made by Gael Givet.

22:45
 

Tomas Rosicky takes a shot. Martin Olsson gets a block in.

22:11
 

Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain takes a inswinging corner to the near post, Radosav Petrovic manages to make a clearance.

20:41
 

Morten Gamst Pedersen gives away a free kick for an unfair challenge on Thomas Vermaelen. Thomas Vermaelen takes the free kick.

20:24
 

Mikel Arteta has a shot on goal from outside the box which misses right.

19:59
 

Tomas Rosicky takes a shot. Radosav Petrovic gets a block in.

18:57
 

Free kick awarded for an unfair challenge on Francis Coquelin by David Dunn. Robin van Persie takes the direct free kick.

15:01
 

Foul by Steven Nzonzi on Alex Song, free kick awarded. The free kick is swung in left-footed by Robin van Persie.

14:17
Yellow card
 

Anthony Modeste concedes a free kick for a foul on Wojciech Szczesny. Anthony Modeste is given a yellow card. Wojciech Szczesny restarts play with the free kick.

11:26
 

Inswinging corner taken from the right by-line by Robin van Persie, clearance made by Morten Gamst Pedersen.

9:09
 

Anthony Modeste gives away a free kick for an unfair challenge on Mikel Arteta. Direct free kick taken by Mikel Arteta.

7:57
 

Robin van Persie is flagged offside by the assistant referee. Free kick taken by Paul Robinson.

6:27
 

Foul by Anthony Modeste on Thomas Vermaelen, free kick awarded. Direct free kick taken by Thomas Vermaelen.

5:24
 

Shot from just outside the box by Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain misses to the right of the goal.

1:19
Goal
 

A goal is scored by Robin van Persie from close in low into the middle of the goal. Arsenal 1-0 Blackburn.Assist on the goal came from Theo Walcott.

:59
 

Free kick awarded for a foul by Morten Gamst Pedersen on Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain. Free kick taken by Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain.

Barclays Premier League table

Pos Team Pld GD Pts
1 Man City 4 10 12
2 Crystal Palace 4 3 9
3 Leicester 4 3 8
4 Swansea 4 3 8
5 Man Utd 4 1 7
6 Arsenal 4 0 7
7 Liverpool 4 -1 7
8 West Ham 4 3 6
9 Everton 4 1 5
10 Southampton 4 0 5

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