• Barclays Premier League
  • Date: Sat 21 April 2012
  • Kick-off: 12:45
  • Venue: Emirates Stadium

Arsenal vs Chelsea


Team Lineups

Arsenal

13 Szczesny
3 Sagna
6 Koscielny
5 Vermaelen
28 Gibbs
16 Ramsey
17 Song
14 Walcott
7 Rosicky
15 Oxlade-Chamberlain
10 van Persie
Substitutes
21 Fabianski
2 Diaby
11 Andre Santos
20 Djourou
27 Gervinho
29 Chamakh
39 Coquelin

Chelsea

1 Cech
17 Bosingwa
24 Cahill
26 Terry
34 Bertrand
5 Essien
6 Romeu
15 Malouda
23 Sturridge
9 Torres
21 Kalou
Substitutes
22 Turnbull
3 Cole
8 Lampard
10 Mata
12 Mikel
16 Meireles
19 Ferreira

Possession Stats

45%
55%

Form Guide - Barclays Premier League

Arsenal

W W W W W W W W

Chelsea

W D W D W W W W
Head to Head
Chelsea
3-5
Arsenal 29-Oct-2011
Arsenal
3-1
Chelsea 27-Dec-2010
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


Live Text Commentary
94:34 +4.34
 

Jose Bosingwa takes a shot. Vassiriki Diaby gets a block in.

94:25 +4.25
 

Corner taken left-footed by Juan Mata from the right by-line, Aaron Ramsey makes a clearance.

93:29 +3.29
 

Yao Gervinho takes a shot. Blocked by Mikel.

91:05 +1.05
 

Fernando Torres is flagged offside by the assistant referee. Laurent Koscielny restarts play with the free kick.

90:28 +0.28
 

The assistant referee flags for offside against Robin van Persie. Indirect free kick taken by Petr Cech.

90:07 +0.07
 

Inswinging corner taken left-footed by Robin van Persie, clearance by Michael Essien.

88:47
 

Daniel Sturridge has an effort at goal from long distance that goes wide left of the target.

87:24
 

Inswinging corner taken from the right by-line by Juan Mata, Wojciech Szczesny makes a save.

85:57
 

Corner taken by Clarindo Andre Santos from the left by-line, Robin van Persie takes a shot. Save by Petr Cech.

85:41
 

Robin van Persie takes a shot. Petr Cech makes a save.

83:02
 

The assistant referee signals for offside against Fernando Torres. Free kick taken by Kieran Gibbs.

82:21
 

Effort from deep inside the area by Robin van Persie misses to the right of the target.

80:46
 

Foul by Ashley Cole on Alex Song, free kick awarded. The referee books Ashley Cole for unsporting behaviour. Bacary Sagna restarts play with the free kick.

76:54
 

Mikel challenges Laurent Koscielny unfairly and gives away a free kick. Robin van Persie crosses the ball in from the free kick, Mikel manages to make a clearance.

75:45
Substitution
 

Vassiriki Diaby gives away a free kick for an unfair challenge on Michael Essien. Vassiriki Diaby is booked. Ashley Cole comes on in place of Ryan Bertrand. Juan Mata takes the free kick.

75:16
 

The official flags Juan Mata offside. Wojciech Szczesny takes the free kick.

74:52
 

Michael Essien takes a shot. Blocked by Laurent Koscielny.

74:15
 

Free kick awarded for an unfair challenge on Fernando Torres by Bacary Sagna. Florent Malouda restarts play with the free kick.

73:06
Substitution
 

Salomon Kalou leaves the field to be replaced by Juan Mata.

72:55
 

A cross is delivered by Vassiriki Diaby, save by Petr Cech.

71:40
 

Jose Bosingwa gives away a free kick for an unfair challenge on Clarindo Andre Santos. Jose Bosingwa goes into the referee's book. Clarindo Andre Santos restarts play with the free kick.

70:28
 

Vassiriki Diaby takes a shot. Michael Essien gets a block in.

69:44
 

Unfair challenge on Bacary Sagna by Salomon Kalou results in a free kick. Indirect free kick taken by Wojciech Szczesny.

68:40
Substitution
 

Yao Gervinho is flagged offside by the assistant referee. Clarindo Andre Santos comes on in place of Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain. John Terry takes the free kick.

68:05
 

Daniel Sturridge takes a shot. Save by Wojciech Szczesny.

66:53
 

Robin van Persie takes a shot from just inside the penalty box which clears the crossbar.

66:32
 

Daniel Sturridge takes a shot. Save by Wojciech Szczesny.

66:01
 

Free kick awarded for a foul by Vassiriki Diaby on Florent Malouda. Free kick taken by Florent Malouda.

65:33
Substitution
 

(Chelsea) makes a substitution, with Mikel coming on for Oriol Romeu.

63:44
Substitution
 

(Arsenal) makes a substitution, with Vassiriki Diaby coming on for Tomas Rosicky.

62:29
 

Gary Cahill concedes a free kick for a foul on Robin van Persie. Robin van Persie produces a shot on goal direct from the free kick.

62:01
 

Free kick awarded for a foul by Yao Gervinho on Ryan Bertrand. Free kick taken by Petr Cech.

59:45
Substitution
 

Yao Gervinho on for Theo Walcott.

58:54
 

The ball is swung over by Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain.

58:22
 

Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain takes a inswinging corner.

57:42
 

Robin van Persie takes a shot. Save by Petr Cech.

55:05
 

The referee blows for offside against Robin van Persie. Free kick taken by Petr Cech.

53:34
Yellow card
 

Gary Cahill gives away a free kick for an unfair challenge on Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain. Gary Cahill receives a yellow card for unsporting behaviour. Kieran Gibbs takes the free kick.

50:31
 

Outswinging corner taken from the left by-line by Florent Malouda, clearance made by Laurent Koscielny.

49:16
Yellow card
 

Robin van Persie gives away a free kick for an unfair challenge on Michael Essien. Booking for Robin van Persie. Free kick taken by Ryan Bertrand.

48:16
Yellow card
 

Robin van Persie fouled by Florent Malouda, the ref awards a free kick. Booking for Florent Malouda for unsporting behaviour. Robin van Persie delivers the ball from the free kick left-footed from right channel, Oriol Romeu makes a clearance.

46:51 +1.51
 

Theo Walcott is ruled offside. Petr Cech takes the free kick.

46:15 +1.15
 

Free kick awarded for an unfair challenge on Theo Walcott by Daniel Sturridge. Free kick crossed right-footed by Theo Walcott, clearance by John Terry.

47:24
 

Alex Song challenges Florent Malouda unfairly and gives away a free kick. Florent Malouda takes the free kick.

46:02 +1.02
 

Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain takes a shot. Gary Cahill gets a block in.

46:30
 

Fernando Torres produces a cross, Thomas Vermaelen manages to make a clearance.

45:14 +0.14
 

Free kick awarded for a foul by Robin van Persie on Gary Cahill. Free kick taken by Oriol Romeu.

43:56
 

Florent Malouda fouled by Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain, the ref awards a free kick. Petr Cech restarts play with the free kick.

43:26
 

Robin van Persie takes the inswinging corner, save made by Petr Cech.

43:11
 

Alex Song crosses the ball, Robin van Persie has a drilled shot. Save made by Petr Cech.

42:03
 

Corner taken left-footed by Florent Malouda from the left by-line, Headed effort on goal by John Terry from inside the penalty box misses to the right of the target.

40:26
 

Florent Malouda gives away a free kick for an unfair challenge on Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain. Robin van Persie sends in a cross, Laurent Koscielny takes a shot.

39:44
 

The ball is crossed by Jose Bosingwa, save made by Wojciech Szczesny.

38:50
 

Corner from the right by-line taken by Robin van Persie, Salomon Kalou manages to make a clearance.

35:50
 

Inswinging corner taken right-footed by Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain, Jose Bosingwa makes a clearance.

34:58
 

Free kick awarded for an unfair challenge on Theo Walcott by John Terry. Free kick crossed by Robin van Persie, John Terry manages to make a clearance.

29:14
 

Tomas Rosicky gives away a free kick for an unfair challenge on Michael Essien. Petr Cech restarts play with the free kick. The referee cautions Tomas Rosicky for unsporting behaviour.

26:18
 

Florent Malouda takes the outswinging corner, Header by John Terry from deep inside the penalty area misses to the left of the target.

25:47
 

Long distance shot from Florent Malouda misses to the left of the target.

24:56
 

Shot from deep inside the area by Gary Cahill clears the crossbar.

24:35
 

Fernando Torres takes a shot. Blocked by Alex Song.

23:47
 

Inswinging corner taken left-footed by Florent Malouda, Gary Cahill takes a shot.

22:53
 

Corner taken left-footed by Florent Malouda to the near post, Fernando Torres takes a shot. Robin van Persie gets a block in.

20:57
 

John Terry fouled by Thomas Vermaelen, the ref awards a free kick. Petr Cech takes the free kick.

18:15
 

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

16:50
 

Jose Bosingwa takes a shot. Save made by Wojciech Szczesny.

16:25
 

The ball is delivered by Fernando Torres, save made by Wojciech Szczesny.

15:51
 

Inswinging corner taken left-footed by Robin van Persie, Petr Cech makes a save.

12:10
 

Free kick awarded for a foul by Michael Essien on Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain. The ball is delivered by Theo Walcott, Robin van Persie takes a shot from close in that hits the post.

9:58
 

Fernando Torres is flagged offside by the assistant referee. Wojciech Szczesny takes the free kick.

8:28
 

Robin van Persie is caught offside. Petr Cech restarts play with the free kick.

4:54
 

Tomas Rosicky takes a shot. Save made by Petr Cech.

2:50
 

Free kick awarded for a foul by Alex Song on Fernando Torres. Jose Bosingwa takes the direct free kick.

Barclays Premier League table

Pos Team Pld GD Pts
1 Chelsea 32 39 76
2 Arsenal 32 31 66
3 Man Utd 33 28 65
4 Man City 33 33 64
5 Liverpool 32 11 57
6 Tottenham Hotspur 33 6 57
7 Southampton 33 21 56
8 Swansea 33 -4 47
9 Stoke 33 -3 46
10 West Ham 33 0 43

Full Barclays Premier League Table