• Barclays Premier League
  • Date: Sat 21 August 2010
  • Kick-off: 15:00
  • Venue: Emirates Stadium
Arsenal

Arsenal

Walcott 11"

Walcott 38"

Walcott 57"

Arshavin 31" (P)

Diaby 48"

Chamakh 82"

6 - 0

Arsenal vs Blackpool


Team Lineups

Arsenal

1 Almunia
3 Sagna
17 Song
5 Vermaelen
22 Clichy
2 Diaby48"
19 Wilshere
14 Walcott11"38"57"
7 Rosicky
23 Arshavin31"
29 Chamakh82"
Substitutes
21 Fabianski
4 Fabregas
10 van Persie
11 Vela
20 Djourou
27 Eboue
28 Gibbs

Blackpool

21 Gilks
15 Baptiste
6 Evatt
20 Cathcart
3 Crainey
19 Sylvestre
11 Vaughan
26 Adam
14 Grandin
9 Harewood
12 Taylor-Fletcher
Substitutes
13 Halstead
5 Eardley
10 Ormerod
17 Basham
24 Edwards
27 Demontagnac
31 Keinan

Possession Stats

53%
47%

Form Guide - Barclays Premier League

Arsenal

W W D W L D D W

Blackpool

L L L D D D W L


Live Text Commentary
93:47 +3.47
 

Robin van Persie has an effort at goal from 25 yards. Craig Cathcart gets a block in.

93:17 +3.17
 

Jack Wilshere has an effort at goal. Craig Cathcart gets a block in.

92:50 +2.5
 

Inswinging corner taken from the right by-line by Robin van Persie.

89:55
 

Corner from left by-line taken by Carlos Alberto Vela. Volleyed right-footed shot by Francesc Fabregas. Alex Baptiste gets a block in. Corner taken left-footed by Carlos Alberto Vela, Shot by Bacary Sagna. Craig Cathcart gets a block in.

88:51
 

Effort on goal by Gael Clichy from just inside the penalty box goes harmlessly over the target.

88:31
 

Francesc Fabregas decides to take a short corner.

87:58
 

Brett Ormerod takes a shot from close range clearing the crossbar.

85:17
 

Corner taken by Robin van Persie, Craig Cathcart makes a clearance.

84:10
 

Effort on goal by Carlos Alberto Vela from just inside the penalty area goes over the target.

81:48
Goal
 

Carlos Alberto Vela takes a shot. Craig Cathcart gets a block in. Robin van Persie takes the inswinging corner, Marouane Chamakh finds the net with a headed goal from inside the penalty area. Arsenal 6-0 Blackpool.The assist for the goal came from Robin van Persie.

80:39
 

Inswinging corner taken by Charlie Adam.

80:39
 

Inswinging corner taken by Charlie Adam.

80:02
 

Free kick awarded for an unfair challenge on Brett Ormerod by Thomas Vermaelen. Free kick crossed left-footed by Charlie Adam from right channel, clearance by Thomas Vermaelen.

77:45
 

Close range shot by Marouane Chamakh goes wide of the left-hand post.

77:18
 

Short corner worked by Francesc Fabregas.

73:14
 

Bacary Sagna has a drilled shot. Alex Baptiste gets a block in.

69:14
 

Unfair challenge on Ishmel Demontagnac by Francesc Fabregas results in a free kick. Matthew Gilks takes the direct free kick.

67:53
 

Unfair challenge on Ishmel Demontagnac by Gael Clichy results in a free kick. Direct free kick taken by Craig Cathcart.

65:29
Substitution
 

Carlos Alberto Vela comes on in place of Theo Walcott.

64:47
 

Free kick awarded for an unfair challenge on Ishmel Demontagnac by Gael Clichy. David Vaughan restarts play with the free kick.

64:26
 

The referee blows for offside against Theo Walcott. Matthew Gilks restarts play with the free kick.

61:20
Substitution
 

Francesc Fabregas is brought on as a substitute for Vassiriki Diaby. Robin van Persie replaces Andrey Arshavin.

61:02
 

Shot by Marouane Chamakh from deep inside the six-yard box clear the bar.

57:37
Goal
 

Theo Walcott gets on the score sheet with a goal from deep inside the penalty box to the bottom left corner of the goal. Arsenal 5-0 Blackpool.Vassiriki Diaby provided the assist for the goal.

56:28
Substitution
 

Ishmel Demontagnac joins the action as a substitute, replacing Gary Taylor-Fletcher. Marlon Harewood leaves the field to be replaced by Brett Ormerod.

53:11
 

Shot by Vassiriki Diaby from deep inside the penalty area misses wide to the left of the target.

53:11
 

Effort from inside the area by Vassiriki Diaby misses to the left of the target.

52:27
 

Stephen Crainey produces a cross.

51:49
 

Free kick awarded for a foul by Jack Wilshere on David Vaughan. David Vaughan takes the direct free kick.

49:49
 

Free kick awarded for an unfair challenge on Bacary Sagna by Elliot Grandin. Free kick taken by Manuel Almunia.

48:25
Goal
 

Vassiriki Diaby scores a goal from deep inside the penalty area low into the middle of the goal. Arsenal 4-0 Blackpool.The assist for the goal came from Bacary Sagna.

46:51
 

Jack Wilshere takes a shot. Save by Matthew Gilks.

44:56
 

The ball is swung over by Theo Walcott.

42:22
 

The ball is crossed by Gael Clichy, Marouane Chamakh takes a shot. Save made by Matthew Gilks. Tomas Rosicky takes a shot. Blocked by Craig Cathcart. Corner taken right-footed by Jack Wilshere from the right by-line, Alex Baptiste manages to make a clearance. Inswinging corner taken by David Vaughan from the left by-line, Marouane Chamakh manages to make a clearance.

40:49
 

Theo Walcott takes a shot. Save by Matthew Gilks. Tomas Rosicky gives away a free kick for an unfair challenge on David Vaughan. Direct free kick taken by Charlie Adam.

38:30
Goal
 

Theo Walcott finds the net with a goal from inside the box low into the middle of the goal. Arsenal 3-0 Blackpool.Assist by Jack Wilshere.

38:08
 

Foul by Jack Wilshere on Elliot Grandin, free kick awarded. Charlie Adam restarts play with the free kick.

36:54
 

Marouane Chamakh takes a shot. Save by Matthew Gilks. Effort from the edge of the box by Andrey Arshavin goes wide of the right-hand upright.

36:02
Substitution
 

Ludovic Sylvestre leaves the field to be replaced by Dekel Keinan.

36:02
Substitution
 

(Blackpool) makes a substitution, with Dekel Keinan coming on for Ludovic Sylvestre.

34:37
 

Vassiriki Diaby is ruled offside. Matthew Gilks restarts play with the free kick.

30:25
Goal
 

Penalty awarded for a foul by Ian Evatt on Marouane Chamakh. Ian Evatt is sent off by the referee. Penalty taken right-footed by Andrey Arshavin and scored. Arsenal 2-0 Blackpool.Marouane Chamakh provided the assist for the goal.

30:25
Goal
 

Penalty awarded for a foul by Ian Evatt on Marouane Chamakh. Ian Evatt is shown a red card for professional foul. Penalty taken right-footed by Andrey Arshavin and scored. Arsenal 2-0 Blackpool.Marouane Chamakh provided the assist for the goal.

29:19
 

Shot from inside the area by Theo Walcott clears the bar.

28:18
 

Marlon Harewood is flagged offside by the assistant referee. Bacary Sagna takes the free kick.

26:37
 

Theo Walcott delivers the ball. Free kick awarded for an unfair challenge on Craig Cathcart by Andrey Arshavin. Matthew Gilks restarts play with the free kick.

26:37
 

Theo Walcott sends in a cross. Craig Cathcart fouled by Andrey Arshavin, the ref awards a free kick. Free kick taken by Matthew Gilks.

23:25
 

Shot by Marouane Chamakh from deep inside the penalty area misses to the left of the goal.

22:06
 

Andrey Arshavin takes a shot. Matthew Gilks makes a save. The referee blows for offside against Theo Walcott. Free kick taken by Matthew Gilks.

18:39
 

Shot by Tomas Rosicky from outside the box goes over the net.

14:38
 

Tomas Rosicky fouled by Alex Baptiste, the ref awards a free kick. Free kick crossed right-footed by Theo Walcott.

14:38
 

Tomas Rosicky fouled by Alex Baptiste, the ref awards a free kick. Theo Walcott crosses the ball from the free kick right-footed from left channel.

14:12
 

Stephen Crainey crosses the ball, Close range headed effort by Gary Taylor-Fletcher misses to the right of the target.

11:52
Goal
 

Theo Walcott finds the net with a goal from inside the penalty area to the bottom left corner of the goal. Arsenal 1-0 Blackpool.Assist on the goal came from Andrey Arshavin.

10:35
 

Foul by Alex Song on Elliot Grandin, free kick awarded. Free kick crossed left-footed by Charlie Adam from right channel.

9:58
 

David Vaughan has an effort at goal. Save by Manuel Almunia.

7:39
 

The referee blows for offside. Manuel Almunia restarts play with the free kick.

4:26
 

The assistant referee flags for offside against Andrey Arshavin. Indirect free kick taken by Craig Cathcart.

1:47
 

The official flags Marlon Harewood offside. Indirect free kick taken by Thomas Vermaelen.

Kick off
 

The match has kicked off.

Half time
 

The half-time whistle blows.

Full time
 

The referee signals the end of the game.

Barclays Premier League table

Pos Team Pld GD Pts
1 Arsenal 0 0 0
2 Aston Villa 0 0 0
3 Bournemouth 0 0 0
4 Chelsea 0 0 0
5 Crystal Palace 0 0 0
6 Everton 0 0 0
7 Leicester 0 0 0
8 Liverpool 0 0 0
9 Man City 0 0 0
10 Man Utd 0 0 0

Full Barclays Premier League Table