• Barclays Premier League
  • Date: Wed 05 January 2011
  • Kick-off: 19:45
  • Venue: Emirates Stadium

Arsenal vs Manchester City


Team Lineups

Arsenal

21 Fabianski
3 Sagna
20 Djourou
6 Koscielny
22 Clichy
17 Song
19 Wilshere
4 Fabregas
8 Nasri
14 Walcott
10 van Persie
Substitutes
53 Szczesny
7 Rosicky
15 Denilson
18 Squillaci
23 Arshavin
29 Chamakh
52 Bendtner

Manchester City

25 Hart
2 Richards
4 Kompany
28 Toure
5 Zabaleta
34 De Jong
18 Barry
42 Toure Yaya
7 Milner
32 Tevez
27 Jo
Substitutes
1 Given
3 Bridge
8 Wright-Phillips
11 Johnson
17 Boateng
19 Lescott
24 Vieira

Possession Stats

52%
48%

Form Guide - Barclays Premier League

Arsenal

W W D W L D D W

Manchester City

L L W W W W W W
Head to Head
Man City
0-3
Arsenal 24-Oct-2010
Arsenal
0-0
Man City 24-Apr-2010
Man City
4-2
Arsenal 12-Sep-2009
Arsenal
2-0
Man City 04-Apr-2009
Man City
3-0
Arsenal 22-Nov-2008
Man City
1-3
Arsenal 02-Feb-2008


Live Text Commentary
93:36 +3.36
 

Free kick awarded for a foul by Vincent Kompany on Francesc Fabregas. Direct strike on goal from the free kick comes in from Robin van Persie, save made by Joe Hart.

92:08 +2.08
 

Adam Johnson concedes a free kick for a foul on Johan Djourou. Direct free kick taken by Lukasz Fabianski.

89:53
Substitution
 

Jerome Boateng replaces Vincent Kompany.

89:53
Substitution
 

Jerome Boateng replaces Carlos Tevez.

89:35
 

Bacary Sagna sent off.

89:02
 

Pablo Zabaleta is sent off by the referee for violent conduct.

87:20
 

Foul by Micah Richards on Gael Clichy, free kick awarded. Gael Clichy takes the direct free kick.

87:04
 

James Milner is ruled offside. Indirect free kick taken by Lukasz Fabianski.

86:19
 

Andrey Arshavin gives away a free kick for an unfair challenge on Pablo Zabaleta. Pablo Zabaleta takes the direct free kick.

85:14
 

The referee blows for offside against Carlos Tevez. Indirect free kick taken by Lukasz Fabianski.

83:20
 

Unfair challenge on Francesc Fabregas by Vincent Kompany results in a free kick. Free kick taken by Robin van Persie.

80:53
Substitution
 

(Arsenal) makes a substitution, with Nicklas Bendtner coming on for Jack Wilshere.

75:09
 

The official flags Adam Johnson offside. Lukasz Fabianski takes the free kick.

74:24
 

Free kick awarded for a foul by Laurent Koscielny on Carlos Tevez. Micah Richards takes the free kick.

73:42
 

James Milner is caught offside. Lukasz Fabianski restarts play with the free kick.

70:30
 

Samir Nasri takes a shot. Blocked by Kolo Toure.

67:59
Substitution
 

Andrey Arshavin is brought on as a substitute for Theo Walcott.

67:03
 

Close range header by Gnegneri Toure Yaya misses to the right of the goal.

66:43
 

Corner taken by Adam Johnson from the right by-line, Bacary Sagna makes a clearance.

66:03
 

Free kick awarded for a foul by Laurent Koscielny on Carlos Tevez. Direct free kick taken by Carlos Tevez.

63:52
Substitution
 

Adam Johnson joins the action as a substitute, replacing Joao Alves Jo.

60:44
 

Samir Nasri takes the inswinging corner, clearance made by Carlos Tevez.

60:28
 

Robin van Persie takes a shot. Save made by Joe Hart.

58:24
 

James Milner gives away a free kick for an unfair challenge on Alex Song. Direct free kick taken by Lukasz Fabianski.

54:09
 

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

53:58
 

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

53:21
 

Corner taken short by Francesc Fabregas.

48:59
 

Effort from outside the penalty area by Robin van Persie goes wide left of the goal.

48:00
 

The assistant referee flags for offside against Samir Nasri. Joe Hart restarts play with the free kick.

47:35
 

Inswinging corner taken by Robin van Persie from the right by-line played to the near post, save by Joe Hart.

44:18
 

Carlos Tevez has an effort at goal from outside the box which goes wide left of the target.

41:44
 

Short corner taken by Robin van Persie.

41:32
 

Francesc Fabregas takes a shot. Blocked by Nigel De Jong.

39:31
 

Free kick awarded for a foul by Gnegneri Toure Yaya on Alex Song. Francesc Fabregas takes the free kick.

38:52
 

Robin van Persie takes a shot. Save made by Joe Hart.

38:32
 

Corner taken short by Robin van Persie.

38:20
 

Robin van Persie decides to take the corner short.

36:27
 

Micah Richards gives away a free kick for an unfair challenge on Gael Clichy. Direct free kick taken by Gael Clichy.

35:50
 

Bacary Sagna fouled by Carlos Tevez, the ref awards a free kick. Johan Djourou takes the direct free kick.

33:05
 

Carlos Tevez produces a right-footed shot from the edge of the box and misses to the right of the target.

29:53
 

The official flags Theo Walcott offside. Joe Hart takes the free kick.

28:54
Yellow card
 

Nigel De Jong is booked. Jack Wilshere fouled by Nigel De Jong, the ref awards a free kick. Johan Djourou takes the free kick.

27:41
 

The official flags Theo Walcott offside. Joe Hart restarts play with the free kick.

27:22
 

Francesc Fabregas has an effort at goal from the edge of the box hitting the post.

26:27
 

Outswinging corner taken left-footed by Gareth Barry, clearance made by Johan Djourou.

25:25
 

Free kick awarded for an unfair challenge on James Milner by Samir Nasri. The ball is swung over by Gareth Barry, Effort on goal by Carlos Tevez from 6 yards. Alex Song makes a clearance.

23:10
 

Effort from the edge of the box by Theo Walcott goes wide of the left-hand post.

22:35
 

Gareth Barry challenges Francesc Fabregas unfairly and gives away a free kick. Robin van Persie restarts play with the free kick.

20:17
 

Gareth Barry is cautioned. Nigel De Jong challenges Bacary Sagna unfairly and gives away a free kick. Bacary Sagna takes the direct free kick.

16:49
 

Francesc Fabregas concedes a free kick for a foul on Gnegneri Toure Yaya. Micah Richards restarts play with the free kick.

16:25
 

Carlos Tevez is flagged offside by the assistant referee. Free kick taken by Johan Djourou.

14:46
 

Joao Alves Jo concedes a free kick for a foul on Robin van Persie. Robin van Persie delivers the ball from the free kick left-footed from right channel.

9:34
 

Jack Wilshere takes a shot. Save by Joe Hart.

9:05
 

Theo Walcott takes a shot. Vincent Kompany gets a block in.

8:07
 

Robin van Persie produces a left-footed shot from just inside the penalty box and hits the post.

5:01
 

Francesc Fabregas gives away a free kick for an unfair challenge on Kolo Toure. Direct free kick taken by Joe Hart.

3:10
 

Jack Wilshere takes a shot. Save by Joe Hart.

2:13
 

Joao Alves Jo gives away a free kick for an unfair challenge on Bacary Sagna. Bacary Sagna takes the direct free kick.

1:36
 

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

Kick off
 

The ref blows the whistle to start the match.

Half time
 

The ref blows to end the first period.

Full time
 

The final whistle is blown by the referee.

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