• Barclays Premier League
  • Date: Mon 27 December 2010
  • Kick-off: 20:00
  • Venue: Emirates Stadium
Arsenal

Arsenal

Song 43"

Fabregas 50"

Walcott 52"

3 - 1
Chelsea

Chelsea

Ivanovic 56"

Arsenal vs Chelsea


Team Lineups

Arsenal

21 Fabianski
3 Sagna
6 Koscielny
20 Djourou
22 Clichy
17 Song43"
4 Fabregas50"
19 Wilshere
14 Walcott52"
10 van Persie
8 Nasri
Substitutes
53 Szczesny
2 Diaby
7 Rosicky
18 Squillaci
23 Arshavin
29 Chamakh
52 Bendtner

Chelsea

1 Cech
19 Ferreira
2 Ivanovic56"
26 Terry
3 Cole
5 Essien
12 Mikel
8 Lampard
21 Kalou
11 Drogba
15 Malouda
Substitutes
22 Turnbull
7 Ramires
17 Bosingwa
38 Van Aanholt
43 Bruma
44 Kakuta
46 McEachran

Possession Stats

56%
44%

Form Guide - Barclays Premier League

Arsenal

L D D W L W D W

Chelsea

W D L W D L W L
Head to Head
Chelsea
2-0
Arsenal 03-Oct-2010
Chelsea
2-0
Arsenal 07-Feb-2010
Arsenal
0-3
Chelsea 29-Nov-2009
Arsenal
1-4
Chelsea 10-May-2009
Chelsea
1-2
Arsenal 30-Nov-2008
Chelsea
2-1
Arsenal 23-Mar-2008


Live Text Commentary
94:14 +4.14
 

The referee blows for offside. Petr Cech takes the direct free kick.

90:14 +0.14
 

The referee blows for offside. Lukasz Fabianski takes the indirect free kick.

89:46
 

Didier Drogba takes a shot. Blocked by Johan Djourou.

89:24
 

Free kick awarded for a foul by Johan Djourou on Didier Drogba. Frank Lampard takes the free kick.

87:24
Substitution
 

Francesc Fabregas leaves the field to be replaced by Tomas Rosicky. Marouane Chamakh challenges John Terry unfairly and gives away a free kick. Free kick taken by Petr Cech.

86:49
 

Frank Lampard takes a shot. Save by Lukasz Fabianski.

84:05
 

Jack Wilshere is caught offside. Branislav Ivanovic takes the free kick.

82:29
 

Alex Song challenges Frank Lampard unfairly and gives away a free kick. Didier Drogba produces a strike on goal direct from the free kick.

80:31
 

Effort from the edge of the box by Ramires goes wide of the left-hand upright.

79:58
 

Vassiriki Diaby takes a shot. Frank Lampard gets a block in.

79:07
 

The assistant referee flags for offside against Salomon Kalou. Lukasz Fabianski takes the free kick.

75:31
Substitution
 

Robin van Persie leaves the field to be replaced by Marouane Chamakh.

75:12
 

Gael Kakuta has an effort at goal from outside the area missing to the wide left of the goal.

74:27
 

Outswinging corner taken by Frank Lampard, Vassiriki Diaby manages to make a clearance.

72:28
Substitution
 

Theo Walcott leaves the field to be replaced by Vassiriki Diaby. Branislav Ivanovic concedes a free kick for a foul on Francesc Fabregas. Francesc Fabregas takes the free kick.

69:22
 

The referee blows for offside against Didier Drogba. Lukasz Fabianski restarts play with the free kick.

68:33
 

Samir Nasri takes a shot. Save by Petr Cech.

67:29
Yellow card
 

Francesc Fabregas is booked. Foul by Francesc Fabregas on Michael Essien, free kick awarded. Free kick taken by Didier Drogba.

65:42
 

Ramires gives away a free kick for an unfair challenge on Jack Wilshere. Free kick taken by Francesc Fabregas.

63:56
 

Alex Song takes a shot from long distance which goes wide of the right-hand upright.

63:56
 

Long range shot by Jose Bosingwa goes wide right of the net.

63:30
 

Corner taken by Didier Drogba played to the near post, Alex Song makes a clearance.

62:14
 

Corner taken by Frank Lampard from the right by-line to the near post, Robin van Persie makes a clearance.

60:44
Substitution
 

Jose Bosingwa replaces Paulo Ferreira.

58:15
 

Frank Lampard receives a caution for unsporting behaviour. Frank Lampard concedes a free kick for a foul on Alex Song. Direct free kick taken by Francesc Fabregas.

57:40
 

Free kick awarded for a foul by Frank Lampard on Francesc Fabregas. Jack Wilshere takes the free kick.

56:43
Goal
 

Branislav Ivanovic finds the back of the net with a headed goal from inside the penalty box. Arsenal 3-1 Chelsea.Gael Kakuta fouled by Theo Walcott, the ref awards a free kick. Assist by Didier Drogba.

55:56
 

Francesc Fabregas challenges Michael Essien unfairly and gives away a free kick. Michael Essien restarts play with the free kick.

55:11
Substitution
 

Gael Kakuta comes on in place of Florent Malouda.

54:14
 

Header from deep inside the area by Frank Lampard goes harmlessly over the crossbar.

53:54
 

Theo Walcott challenges Florent Malouda unfairly and gives away a free kick. Direct free kick taken by Florent Malouda.

52:33
Goal
 

Theo Walcott gets on the score sheet with a goal from the edge of the penalty area to the bottom left corner of the goal. Arsenal 3-0 Chelsea.Assist by Francesc Fabregas.

50:38
Goal
 

A goal is scored by Francesc Fabregas from deep inside the penalty box low into the middle of the goal. Arsenal 2-0 Chelsea.Theo Walcott provided the assist for the goal.

48:36
 

Inswinging corner taken right-footed by Samir Nasri, save made by Petr Cech.

48:07
 

Foul by Ramires on Jack Wilshere, free kick awarded. Laurent Koscielny takes the free kick.

46:08
 

Corner taken left-footed by Robin van Persie, Petr Cech makes a comfortable save.

45:48 +0.48
 

Outswinging corner taken right-footed by Frank Lampard from the right by-line, clearance by Johan Djourou.

45:19 +0.19
 

Jack Wilshere gives away a free kick for an unfair challenge on Frank Lampard. Florent Malouda takes the free kick.

45:01
Substitution
 

Ramires on for Mikel.

43:49
Goal
 

A goal is scored by Alex Song from inside the penalty box to the bottom right corner of the goal. Arsenal 1-0 Chelsea.Francesc Fabregas provided the assist for the goal.

43:14
 

Unfair challenge on Francesc Fabregas by Michael Essien results in a free kick. Francesc Fabregas restarts play with the free kick.

41:00
 

Corner taken right-footed by Samir Nasri, save by Petr Cech.

40:45
 

Samir Nasri takes a shot. Save made by Petr Cech.

39:45
 

Shot by Bacary Sagna. Blocked by Didier Drogba.

39:20
 

Inswinging corner taken left-footed by Robin van Persie played to the near post, clearance by Didier Drogba.

38:39
 

Caution for Salomon Kalou. Salomon Kalou concedes a free kick for a foul on Gael Clichy. Francesc Fabregas restarts play with the free kick.

36:47
 

The offside flag is raised against Salomon Kalou. Laurent Koscielny takes the direct free kick.

36:27
 

The referee blows for offside. Free kick taken by Petr Cech.

36:08
 

Unfair challenge on Jack Wilshere by Didier Drogba results in a free kick. Direct free kick taken by Francesc Fabregas.

34:39
 

Robin van Persie produces a left-footed shot from close range which goes wide of the left-hand upright.

32:34
Yellow card
 

Robin van Persie receives a yellow card for unsporting behaviour. Mikel fouled by Robin van Persie, the ref awards a free kick. Free kick taken by Petr Cech.

30:16
 

Unfair challenge on Ashley Cole by Robin van Persie results in a free kick. Free kick taken by Petr Cech.

28:47
 

Salomon Kalou challenges Alex Song unfairly and gives away a free kick. The free kick is delivered right-footed by Francesc Fabregas from left wing, Petr Cech makes a comfortable save.

28:15
Yellow card
 

Booking for Ashley Cole for dissent. Ashley Cole gives away a free kick for an unfair challenge on Theo Walcott. Free kick crossed left-footed by Robin van Persie from right by-line, Branislav Ivanovic manages to make a clearance.

25:50
 

Foul by Frank Lampard on Alex Song, free kick awarded. Direct free kick taken by Johan Djourou.

23:41
 

Florent Malouda is caught offside. Lukasz Fabianski restarts play with the free kick.

22:49
 

The assistant referee flags for offside against Theo Walcott. Direct free kick taken by Petr Cech.

22:15
 

The referee blows for offside against Branislav Ivanovic. Free kick taken by Lukasz Fabianski.

21:47
 

Gael Clichy challenges Florent Malouda unfairly and gives away a free kick. Direct free kick taken by Florent Malouda.

21:32
 

Samir Nasri takes a shot. Petr Cech makes a save.

20:56
 

The referee gives a free kick against Michael Essien for handball. Free kick taken by Robin van Persie.

19:28
 

The official flags Didier Drogba offside. Free kick taken by Lukasz Fabianski.

18:17
 

Alex Song gives away a free kick for an unfair challenge on Florent Malouda. Free kick taken by Frank Lampard.

16:37
 

Unfair challenge on Bacary Sagna by Florent Malouda results in a free kick. Robin van Persie takes the direct free kick.

16:13
 

Mikel gives away a free kick for an unfair challenge on Gael Clichy. Direct free kick taken by Lukasz Fabianski.

15:41
 

Corner from the left by-line taken by Frank Lampard, Lukasz Fabianski makes a save.

15:24
 

Didier Drogba takes a shot. Blocked by Johan Djourou.

14:40
 

Gael Clichy produces a right-footed shot from just outside the box that goes wide left of the target.

12:30
 

John Terry challenges Robin van Persie unfairly and gives away a free kick. Direct free kick taken by Francesc Fabregas.

9:39
 

Inswinging corner taken left-footed by Florent Malouda from the right by-line to the near post, Robin van Persie makes a clearance.

7:07
 

Effort from the edge of the area by Didier Drogba goes wide of the left-hand upright.

4:08
 

Florent Malouda gives away a free kick for an unfair challenge on Theo Walcott. Bacary Sagna takes the direct free kick.

3:09
 

The official flags Robin van Persie offside. Petr Cech takes the free kick.

1:04
 

Salomon Kalou challenges Laurent Koscielny unfairly and gives away a free kick. Gael Clichy takes the direct free kick.

:28
 

Foul by Bacary Sagna on Didier Drogba, free kick awarded. Direct free kick taken by Mikel.

Kick off
 

The match gets underway.

Half time
 

The whistle is blown to end the first half.

Full time
 

The match has reached full-time.

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

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