• The FA Cup
  • Date: Sat 16 February 2013
  • Kick-off: 15:00
  • Venue: Emirates Stadium
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Blackburn Rovers

Blackburn Rovers

Kazim-Richards 71"

Arsenal vs Blackburn Rovers


Team Lineups

Arsenal

1 Szczesny
22 Coquelin
5 Vermaelen
6 Koscielny
17 Monreal
2 Diaby
7 Rosicky
8 Arteta
27 Gervinho
15 Oxlade-Chamberlain
12 Giroud
Substitutes
24 Mannone
3 Sagna
9 Podolski
10 Wilshere
14 Walcott
16 Ramsey
19 Cazorla

Blackburn Rovers

34 Kean
2 Orr
16 Dann
31 Hanley
3 Olsson
12 Pedersen
17 Williamson
6 Lowe
14 Olsson
39 Kazim-Richards
11 Rhodes
Substitutes
30 Usai
5 Givet
7 Nunes
21 Nuno Gomes
23 Rekik
25 Goodwillie
35 Bentley

Possession Stats

51%
49%

Form Guide - The FA Cup

Arsenal

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Blackburn Rovers

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Live Text Commentary
93:06 +3.06
 

Effort from inside the area by Mikel Arteta misses to the right of the target.

92:28 +2.28
 

Francis Coquelin takes a shot. Blocked by Scott Dann.

88:33
 

David Goodwillie challenges Francis Coquelin unfairly and gives away a free kick. David Goodwillie goes into the book. Thomas Vermaelen takes the free kick.

87:52
 

Theo Walcott takes a shot. Comfortable save by Jake Kean.

87:12
 

Long range effort by Scott Dann goes harmlessly over the bar.

86:36
 

Santi Cazorla takes a shot. Scott Dann gets a block in.

86:02
 

Vassiriki Diaby takes the chance to get an effort at goal. Save by Jake Kean.

85:12
 

Olivier Giroud takes a shot. Comfortable save by Jake Kean.

83:40
 

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

83:09
 

Nacho Monreal produces a left-footed shot from the edge of the box and misses to the right of the goal.

81:26
Substitution
 

The official flags Theo Walcott offside. Jordan Rhodes goes off and David Goodwillie comes on. Indirect free kick taken by Jake Kean.

79:36
Yellow card
 

Foul by Francis Coquelin on Morten Gamst Pedersen, free kick awarded. Francis Coquelin is booked. Morten Gamst Pedersen takes the direct free kick.

78:39
 

Shot by Nacho Monreal from deep inside the penalty area misses to the left of the target.

74:57
 

Olivier Giroud is penalised for a handball. Jake Kean restarts play with the free kick.

73:54
 

Morten Gamst Pedersen concedes a free kick for a foul on Theo Walcott. Jack Wilshere restarts play with the free kick.

73:02
 

Inswinging corner taken by Santi Cazorla, Header on goal by Olivier Giroud from inside the box goes harmlessly over the target.

71:04
Goal
 

Martin Olsson takes a shot. Save by Wojciech Szczesny. Colin Kazim-Richards scores a goal from inside the area low into the middle of the goal. Arsenal 0-1 Blackburn.Assist by Martin Olsson.

69:47
Substitution
 

Jack Wilshere is brought on as a substitute for Tomas Rosicky. Theo Walcott replaces Yao Gervinho. (Arsenal) makes a substitution, with Santi Cazorla coming on for Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain.

68:44
 

Vassiriki Diaby takes a shot. Jake Kean makes a comfortable save.

67:56
 

Yao Gervinho takes a shot. Blocked by Bradley Orr. Mikel Arteta takes a outswinging corner to the near post, clearance made by Morten Gamst Pedersen.

66:26
 

Tomas Rosicky takes a shot from 25 yards.

64:17
 

Effort from outside the penalty box by Tomas Rosicky goes wide left of the goal.

62:35
Substitution
 

Markus Olsson goes off and David Bentley comes on.

59:33
 

Shot from inside the area by Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain clears the bar.

58:15
 

Inswinging corner taken right-footed by Tomas Rosicky played to the near post, clearance by Morten Gamst Pedersen. Vassiriki Diaby produces a header from inside the area that goes over the crossbar.

55:28
 

Shot from long distance by Vassiriki Diaby goes wide of the left-hand upright.

54:05
 

Free kick awarded for an unfair challenge on Jordan Rhodes by Mikel Arteta. Free kick taken by Scott Dann.

52:25
 

Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain takes a shot. Blocked by Bradley Orr.

50:00
 

Thomas Vermaelen gives away a free kick for an unfair challenge on Martin Olsson. Jake Kean takes the direct free kick.

49:18
 

Morten Gamst Pedersen takes the outswinging corner, Thomas Vermaelen makes a clearance.

48:12
 

Free kick awarded for an unfair challenge on Thomas Vermaelen by Jordan Rhodes. Thomas Vermaelen takes the free kick.

47:23
 

Outswinging corner taken right-footed by Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain, Olivier Giroud takes a shot. Jake Kean makes a comfortable save.

46:03
 

Inswinging corner taken left-footed by Morten Gamst Pedersen, Jason Lowe takes a shot. Clearance by Mikel Arteta.

44:25
 

Unfair challenge on Olivier Giroud by Jason Lowe results in a free kick. Mikel Arteta has an effort direct from the free kick, save made by Jake Kean.

42:55
 

Yao Gervinho has an effort at goal from just inside the box that misses to the left of the goal.

40:05
 

Yao Gervinho has a shot on goal from outside the box which misses left.

36:05
 

Shot by Nacho Monreal. Blocked by Bradley Orr. Corner taken by Tomas Rosicky from the left by-line played to the near post, clearance made by Lee Williamson.

32:58
 

Lee Williamson is penalised for a handball. Mikel Arteta takes the free kick.

28:06
 

Inswinging corner taken from the left by-line by Tomas Rosicky, Bradley Orr makes a clearance. Inswinging corner taken by Tomas Rosicky, clearance made by Bradley Orr. Thomas Vermaelen challenges Bradley Orr unfairly and gives away a free kick. Jake Kean restarts play with the free kick.

26:10
 

Jordan Rhodes fouled by Mikel Arteta, the ref awards a free kick. Morten Gamst Pedersen produces a cross, Headed effort from inside the area by Scott Dann misses to the left of the target.

25:27
 

Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain has an effort at goal from outside the area which goes wide left of the target.

23:08
 

Corner taken by Tomas Rosicky from the left by-line, Vassiriki Diaby takes a shot. Save made by Jake Kean. Outswinging corner taken right-footed by Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain, Martin Olsson makes a clearance.

22:34
 

Corner taken by Tomas Rosicky from the left by-line, Jake Kean makes a save.

21:45
 

Effort from 20 yards by Vassiriki Diaby. Bradley Orr gets a block in.

21:07
 

Unfair challenge on Francis Coquelin by Colin Kazim-Richards results in a free kick. Francis Coquelin restarts play with the free kick.

20:22
 

Inswinging corner taken right-footed by Tomas Rosicky, Jake Kean makes a comfortable save.

17:04
 

Handball decision goes against Mikel Arteta. Jake Kean takes the direct free kick.

16:33
 

Inswinging corner taken right-footed by Tomas Rosicky, Bradley Orr manages to make a clearance.

15:46
 

Corner taken right-footed by Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain from the right by-line to the near post, Morten Gamst Pedersen makes a clearance.

13:54
 

Lee Williamson challenges Vassiriki Diaby unfairly and gives away a free kick. Mikel Arteta restarts play with the free kick.

13:03
 

Outswinging corner taken by Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain, Laurent Koscielny has a headed effort at goal from close in which goes wide left of the target.

11:51
 

Inswinging corner taken by Tomas Rosicky from the left by-line played to the near post, Scott Dann makes a clearance. Outswinging corner taken right-footed by Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain from the right by-line to the near post, clearance made by Jordan Rhodes.

10:00
 

Foul by Bradley Orr on Yao Gervinho, free kick awarded. The referee cautions Bradley Orr for unsporting behaviour. Thomas Vermaelen takes the free kick.

8:23
 

The referee penalises Bradley Orr for handball. Free kick crossed right-footed by Mikel Arteta from left wing.

1:52
 

Shot by Markus Olsson from deep inside the penalty area misses to the right of the target.

1:18
 

Francis Coquelin concedes a free kick for a foul on Martin Olsson. Morten Gamst Pedersen takes the direct free kick.

:34
 

The offside flag is raised against Markus Olsson. Wojciech Szczesny takes the free kick.