• Barclays Premier League
  • Date: Wed 01 January 2014
  • Kick-off: 15:00
  • Venue: Emirates Stadium
Arsenal

Arsenal

Bendtner 87"

Walcott 90"

2 - 0

Arsenal vs Cardiff City


Team Lineups

Arsenal

1 Szczesny
3 Sagna
4 Mertesacker
6 Koscielny
17 Monreal
20 Flamini
8 Arteta
14 Walcott90"
10 Wilshere
19 Cazorla
9 Podolski
Substitutes
5 Vermaelen
7 Rosicky
21 Fabianski
23 Bendtner87"
25 Jenkinson
31 Miyaichi
44 Gnabry

Cardiff City

1 Marshall
25 McNaughton
4 Caulker
6 Turner
42 John
16 Noone
8 Medel
18 Mutch
13 Kim
7 Whittingham
10 Campbell
Substitutes
5 Hudson
9 Cornelius
14 Smith
17 Gunnarsson
19 Cowie
23 Maynard
32 Lewis

Possession Stats

57%
43%

Form Guide - Barclays Premier League

Arsenal

W W W W W W D W

Cardiff City

L D L W D L L L
Head to Head
Cardiff
0-3
Arsenal 30-Nov-2013
Arsenal
1-1
Cardiff 17-Mar-1962
Cardiff
1-1
Arsenal 28-Oct-1961
Arsenal
2-3
Cardiff 11-Feb-1961
Cardiff
1-0
Arsenal 24-Sep-1960
Cardiff
2-3
Arsenal 15-Dec-1956


Live Text Commentary
94:08 +4.08
 

Peter Whittingham restarts play with the free kick.

93:47 +3.47
 

Free kick awarded for a foul by Tomas Rosicky on Declan John.

92:44 +2.44
 

Thomas Vermaelen makes a clearance.

Full time
 

The referee blows the whistle to end the game.

91:17 +1.17
Goal
 

Theo Walcott slots the ball right footed into the goal. Arsenal 2-0 Cardiff.Assist by Jack Wilshere.

90:40 +0.4
 

Per Mertesacker fouled by Nicky Maynard, the ref awards a free kick.

89:54
 

The ball is swung over by Craig Noone.

89:30
Substitution
 

Nicklas Bendtner leaves the field to be replaced by Thomas Vermaelen.

87:38
Goal
 

Nicklas Bendtner scores a right footed goal. Arsenal 1-0 Cardiff.

87:34
 

Nacho Monreal produces a cross.

86:25
 

Laurent Koscielny takes the free kick.

86:21
 

Bo-Kyung Kim challenges Laurent Koscielny unfairly and gives away a free kick.

86:02
 

Laurent Koscielny makes a clearance.

85:27
 

Theo Walcott takes a shot and went wide right of the goal.

84:24
 

Santi Cazorla takes a shot. David Marshall safely holds on.

83:05
 

Corner taken by Santi Cazorla from the right by-line.

82:47
 

David Marshall makes a clearance.

82:31
 

Clearance made by Aron Gunnarsson.

81:53
 

Nicklas Bendtner delivers the ball.

81:47
 

Santi Cazorla has an effort at goal. Blocked by Aron Gunnarsson.

80:56
 

Clearance made by Jack Wilshere.

80:54
 

Corner taken by Peter Whittingham from the right by-line.

80:17
 

Nicky Maynard takes the chance to get an effort at goal. Blocked by Laurent Koscielny.

79:43
 

Shot by Bo-Kyung Kim went wide of the left-hand upright.

78:14
 

The ball is delivered by Tomas Rosicky.

76:49
 

Bacary Sagna delivers the ball.

75:53
 

Bo-Kyung Kim gives away a free kick for an unfair challenge on Per Mertesacker.

74:15
 

Craig Noone challenges Jack Wilshere unfairly and gives away a free kick.

71:24
 

Santi Cazorla makes a clearance.

71:09
 

Mikel Arteta manages to make a clearance.

69:56
 

Jack Wilshere takes the chance to get an effort at goal and missed to the right of the goal.

69:31
 

Clearance made by Bo-Kyung Kim.

68:49
 

Clearance by Declan John.

67:55
 

Corner from the right by-line taken by Theo Walcott.

67:34
 

A cross is delivered by Nacho Monreal.

67:06
Substitution
 

Don Cowie comes on in place of Jordon Mutch.

66:16
 

Nicklas Bendtner gets a header at goal. Ben Turner gets a block in.

66:13
 

Corner taken by Theo Walcott.

64:32
 

Clearance made by Laurent Koscielny.

64:20
Substitution
 

Tomas Rosicky is brought on as a substitute for Mathieu Flamini.

64:00
Substitution
 

Nicklas Bendtner is brought on as a substitute for Lukas Podolski.

63:29
 

Jack Wilshere takes a fantastic shot and bounces off the post.

62:49
 

A cross is delivered by Theo Walcott.

60:47
 

Corner taken by Peter Whittingham from the left by-line.

60:33
Substitution
 

Gary Medel leaves the field to be replaced by Aron Gunnarsson.

59:15
 

David Marshall goes into the referee's book.

58:42
 

Mikel Arteta challenges Jordon Mutch unfairly and gives away a free kick.

57:06
 

Unfair challenge on Jack Wilshere by Gary Medel results in a free kick.

56:28
 

Corner taken by Santi Cazorla from the left by-line.

55:53
 

Gary Medel makes a clearance.

55:50
 

Corner taken by Santi Cazorla.

54:14
 

Ben Turner goes into the book.

54:06
 

Ben Turner concedes a free kick for a foul on Theo Walcott.

53:28
 

Nacho Monreal manages to make a clearance.

53:27
 

Craig Noone crosses the ball.

52:49
 

Theo Walcott takes a shot. David Marshall blocks the ball.

52:20
 

Lukas Podolski takes a shot. Steven Caulker gets a block in.

51:00
 

Corner taken by Santi Cazorla from the left by-line.

50:40
 

Centre by Lukas Podolski.

49:13
 

Bacary Sagna takes a shot and went wide left of the target.

49:09
 

Nacho Monreal delivers the ball.

46:17 +1.17
 

Corner from the right by-line taken by Theo Walcott.

46:56
 

Jordon Mutch has an effort at goal. Blocked by Mathieu Flamini.

Half time
 

The referee calls an end to the first half.

45:53 +0.53
 

Clearance by Ben Turner.

44:27
 

Lukas Podolski manages to make a clearance.

44:22
 

Free kick taken by Peter Whittingham.

43:58
 

Free kick awarded for a foul by Mathieu Flamini on Fraizer Campbell.

42:58
 

Santi Cazorla takes the chance to get an effort at goal.

41:14
 

Centre by Jack Wilshere.

39:10
 

Nacho Monreal manages to make a clearance.

39:01
 

Jordon Mutch takes a shot. Laurent Koscielny gets a block in.

38:11
 

Ben Turner makes a clearance.

34:44
 

Laurent Koscielny manages to make a clearance.

34:17
 

Clearance by Mathieu Flamini.

33:42
 

The ball is delivered by Nacho Monreal.

33:34
 

Foul by Theo Walcott on Ben Turner, free kick awarded.

33:29
 

Jack Wilshere takes a shot. Blocked by Steven Caulker.

32:28
 

Mathieu Flamini manages to make a clearance.

32:10
 

Free kick taken by Mikel Arteta.

30:43
 

Free kick awarded for an unfair challenge on Mikel Arteta by Jordon Mutch.

29:30
Yellow card
 

Per Mertesacker is booked.

29:07
 

Wojciech Szczesny fouled by Fraizer Campbell, the ref awards a free kick.

29:00
 

Per Mertesacker makes a clearance.

28:57
 

A cross is delivered by Craig Noone.

27:11
 

Craig Noone makes a clearance.

27:08
 

Shot by Santi Cazorla missed to the left of goal.

26:39
 

Bacary Sagna crosses the ball.

25:54
 

Clearance by Per Mertesacker.

25:22
 

Theo Walcott takes a shot and cleared the bar.

23:48
 

Nacho Monreal restarts play with the free kick.

23:34
 

Mathieu Flamini fouled by Jordon Mutch, the ref awards a free kick.

23:30
 

Clearance by Nacho Monreal.

16:37
 

Nacho Monreal crosses the ball.

15:04
 

Strike comes in from Bacary Sagna from the free kick. Blocked by Peter Whittingham.

14:01
 

Gary Medel concedes a free kick for a foul on Mathieu Flamini.

13:31
 

Mathieu Flamini makes a clearance.

12:54
 

Theo Walcott takes a shot and went wide right of the net.

12:04
 

Laurent Koscielny restarts play with the free kick.

10:52
 

Mathieu Flamini makes a clearance.

9:20
 

The referee blows for offside against Ben Turner.

8:54
 

Free kick awarded for an unfair challenge on Jordon Mutch by Santi Cazorla.

8:43
 

David Marshall restarts play with the free kick.

7:48
 

Bacary Sagna restarts play with the free kick.

7:42
 

Free kick awarded for an unfair challenge on Lukas Podolski by Jordon Mutch.

4:20
 

Free kick taken by David Marshall.

3:53
 

The assistant referee signals for offside against Theo Walcott.

2:05
 

Mikel Arteta concedes a free kick for a foul on Bo-Kyung Kim.

Kick off
 

The match begins.

Barclays Premier League table

Pos Team Pld GD Pts
1 Chelsea 35 42 83
2 Man City 35 35 70
3 Arsenal 34 33 70
4 Man Utd 35 24 65
5 Liverpool 35 11 61
6 Tottenham Hotspur 35 5 58
7 Southampton 35 20 57
8 Swansea 35 -1 53
9 West Ham 35 1 47
10 Stoke 35 -5 47

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