• Barclays Premier League
  • Date: Mon 23 December 2013
  • Kick-off: 20:00
  • Venue: Emirates Stadium

Arsenal vs Chelsea


Team Lineups

Arsenal

1 Szczesny
3 Sagna
4 Mertesacker
5 Vermaelen
28 Gibbs
8 Arteta
16 Ramsey
14 Walcott
11 Ozil
7 Rosicky
12 Giroud
Substitutes
9 Podolski
17 Monreal
19 Cazorla
20 Flamini
21 Fabianski
23 Bendtner
25 Jenkinson

Chelsea

1 Cech
2 Ivanovic
24 Cahill
26 Terry
28 Azpilicueta
7 Ramires
12 Mikel
8 Lampard
22 Willian
9 Torres
17 Hazard
Substitutes
3 Cole
4 Luiz
10 Mata
11 Oscar
14 Schurrle
23 Schwarzer
29 Eto'o

Possession Stats

55%
45%

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
2-1
Arsenal 20-Jan-2013
Arsenal
1-2
Chelsea 29-Sep-2012
Arsenal
0-0
Chelsea 21-Apr-2012
Chelsea
3-5
Arsenal 29-Oct-2011
Arsenal
3-1
Chelsea 27-Dec-2010
Chelsea
2-0
Arsenal 03-Oct-2010


Live Text Commentary
93:02 +3.02
 

Corner from the right by-line taken by Frank Lampard.

91:52 +1.52
 

Direct strike on goal from the free kick comes in from David Luiz. Olivier Giroud gets a block in.

Full time
 

The referee blows for the end of the match.

91:05 +1.05
 

Free kick awarded for a foul by Bacary Sagna on Nascimento Ramires.

90:22 +0.22
 

Headed chance falls to Bacary Sagna. Blocked by Cesar Azpilicueta.

90:02 +0.02
 

Theo Walcott produces a cross.

90:02 +0.02
 

Clearance made by Cesar Azpilicueta.

89:59
 

Cesar Azpilicueta makes a clearance.

88:37
 

Clearance by Mikel Arteta.

88:24
 

Thomas Vermaelen manages to make a clearance.

86:54
Substitution
 

David Luiz replaces Fernando Torres.

86:27
 

Clearance made by Gary Cahill.

86:15
 

Clearance by Thomas Vermaelen.

85:01
 

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

84:35
 

Kieran Gibbs sends in a cross.

82:55
 

The assistant referee signals for offside against Emboaba Oscar.

82:18
 

Kieran Gibbs sends in a cross.

82:13
 

Mikel Arteta restarts play with the free kick.

81:44
 

Mikel Arteta fouled by Nascimento Ramires, the ref awards a free kick.

81:31
 

The ball is delivered by Aaron Ramsey.

81:16
 

Clearance made by Cesar Azpilicueta.

79:54
 

Andre Schurrle gives away a free kick for an unfair challenge on Bacary Sagna.

78:46
 

Kieran Gibbs manages to make a clearance.

78:41
 

Kieran Gibbs makes a clearance.

77:56
 

Per Mertesacker makes a clearance.

76:35
Substitution
 

Emboaba Oscar on for da Silva Willian.

75:31
 

Clearance made by Branislav Ivanovic.

73:15
 

Clearance by Nascimento Ramires.

72:58
Substitution
 

(Chelsea) makes a substitution, with Andre Schurrle coming on for Eden Hazard.

72:10
 

Centre by Bacary Sagna.

71:22
 

Cesar Azpilicueta concedes a free kick for a foul on Olivier Giroud.

70:07
 

Header by John Terry misses left.

70:05
 

Free kick taken by Frank Lampard.

68:48
 

Tomas Rosicky concedes a free kick for a foul on Branislav Ivanovic.

68:08
 

Header at goal by Theo Walcott goes over the bar.

68:05
 

The ball is swung over by Kieran Gibbs.

67:56
 

Mikel makes a clearance.

65:50
 

Frank Lampard takes a shot. Wojciech Szczesny safely holds on.

65:21
 

Branislav Ivanovic takes a shot. Wojciech Szczesny safely holds on.

64:39
 

Free kick awarded for a foul by Theo Walcott on Cesar Azpilicueta.

64:22
 

Free kick taken by Cesar Azpilicueta.

63:59
 

The offside flag is raised against Theo Walcott.

62:01
 

Nascimento Ramires challenges Mikel Arteta unfairly and gives away a free kick.

61:54
 

Clearance made by Thomas Vermaelen.

61:53
 

Cesar Azpilicueta takes the free kick.

61:21
 

Free kick awarded for a foul by Theo Walcott on Eden Hazard.

59:07
 

Cesar Azpilicueta makes a clearance.

58:29
 

Thomas Vermaelen manages to make a clearance.

57:41
 

Clearance made by John Terry.

55:43
 

Shot by Fernando Torres went wide of the left-hand upright.

53:50
 

Clearance made by Cesar Azpilicueta.

51:05
 

Free kick awarded for an unfair challenge on Bacary Sagna by Eden Hazard.

50:33
 

Thomas Vermaelen makes a clearance.

50:18
 

Shot by Tomas Rosicky. John Terry gets a block in.

49:40
 

Kieran Gibbs takes the free kick.

49:34
 

Da Silva Willian challenges Kieran Gibbs unfairly and gives away a free kick.

48:17
 

Clearance by Branislav Ivanovic.

48:13
 

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

47:53
 

Olivier Giroud delivers the ball.

Half time
 

The ref blows to signal half-time.

43:44
 

Da Silva Willian takes a shot. Wojciech Szczesny safely holds on.

43:23
 

Branislav Ivanovic makes a clearance.

42:51
 

Gary Cahill manages to make a clearance.

41:14
 

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

40:27
 

Cesar Azpilicueta restarts play with the free kick.

39:49
 

Foul by Tomas Rosicky on Cesar Azpilicueta, free kick awarded.

37:56
 

Corner taken by da Silva Willian from the left by-line.

37:23
 

Clearance by Mikel Arteta.

35:19
 

Wojciech Szczesny restarts play with the free kick.

34:24
 

Tomas Rosicky fouled by Gary Cahill, the ref awards a free kick.

34:14
 

Centre by da Silva Willian.

33:40
 

Shot by Fernando Torres. Per Mertesacker gets a block in.

32:51
 

Clearance made by Thomas Vermaelen.

31:54
 

Clearance made by Bacary Sagna.

31:52
 

Shot by Nascimento Ramires. Blocked by Thomas Vermaelen.

31:45
 

Frank Lampard takes a shot and bounced off the bar.

30:39
 

Cesar Azpilicueta restarts play with the free kick.

30:13
 

Unfair challenge on Fernando Torres by Aaron Ramsey results in a free kick.

28:49
 

The ball is crossed by Cesar Azpilicueta.

27:34
 

Clearance by Thomas Vermaelen.

26:31
 

Da Silva Willian crosses the ball.

24:48
 

Fernando Torres makes a clearance.

24:07
 

A cross is delivered by Bacary Sagna.

23:09
 

Mesut Ozil restarts play with the free kick.

22:28
 

Frank Lampard challenges Mesut Ozil unfairly and gives away a free kick.

21:04
 

Clearance by Per Mertesacker.

20:34
 

Gary Cahill challenges Wojciech Szczesny unfairly and gives away a free kick.

20:30
 

Corner taken by Frank Lampard from the right by-line.

20:06
 

Nascimento Ramires delivers the ball.

18:49
 

A cross is delivered by Kieran Gibbs.

17:23
 

The assistant referee signals for offside against Aaron Ramsey.

17:06
 

John Terry makes a clearance.

16:03
 

Tomas Rosicky gives away a free kick for an unfair challenge on Nascimento Ramires.

15:51
 

Cesar Azpilicueta makes a clearance.

13:49
 

Clearance made by Per Mertesacker.

11:36
 

Frank Lampard concedes a free kick for a foul on Bacary Sagna.

11:21
 

Aaron Ramsey takes the free kick.

10:48
 

Free kick awarded for an unfair challenge on Aaron Ramsey by Cesar Azpilicueta.

10:38
 

The ball is swung over by Nascimento Ramires.

9:39
 

Foul by Fernando Torres on Per Mertesacker, free kick awarded.

8:45
 

Corner taken by Theo Walcott.

8:04
 

Gary Cahill manages to make a clearance.

8:03
 

Kieran Gibbs crosses the ball.

5:24
 

Cesar Azpilicueta is flagged offside by the assistant referee.

5:20
 

Frank Lampard takes a weak shot and went wide of the left-hand post.

5:05
 

Clearance by Thomas Vermaelen.

2:14
 

Corner taken by Frank Lampard.

Kick off
 

The referee starts the match.

Barclays Premier League table

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

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