• Barclays Premier League
  • Date: Sun 22 January 2012
  • Kick-off: 16:00
  • Venue: Emirates Stadium
Arsenal

Arsenal

van Persie 70"

1 - 2
Manchester United

Manchester United

Valencia 45"

Welbeck 80"

Arsenal vs Manchester United


Team Lineups

Arsenal

13 Szczesny
20 Djourou
4 Mertesacker
5 Vermaelen
6 Koscielny
7 Rosicky
17 Song
16 Ramsey
14 Walcott
10 van Persie70"
15 Oxlade-Chamberlain
Substitutes
1 Almunia
9 Park
18 Squillaci
23 Arshavin
30 Benayoun
49 Miquel
56 Yennaris

Manchester United

34 Lindegaard
4 Jones
12 Smalling
6 Evans
3 Evra
25 Valencia45"
16 Carrick
11 Giggs
17 Nani
10 Rooney
19 Welbeck80"
Substitutes
1 De Gea
9 Berbatov
13 Park
14 Hernandez
20 Da Silva
21 Da Silva
22 Scholes

Possession Stats

43%
57%

Form Guide - Barclays Premier League

Arsenal

W W D W L D D W

Manchester United

W W L L L W D D
Head to Head
Man Utd
8-2
Arsenal 28-Aug-2011
Arsenal
1-0
Man Utd 01-May-2011
Man Utd
1-0
Arsenal 13-Dec-2010
Arsenal
1-3
Man Utd 31-Jan-2010
Man Utd
2-1
Arsenal 29-Aug-2009
Man Utd
0-0
Arsenal 16-May-2009


Live Text Commentary
95:18 +5.18
 

The referee cautions Alex Song for unsporting behaviour.

93:45 +3.45
 

Centre by Nico Yennaris, Per Mertesacker takes a shot. Jonathan Evans gets a block in.

92:54 +2.54
 

Nico Yennaris sends in a cross, Michael Carrick makes a clearance.

91:51 +1.51
 

Free kick awarded for a foul by Thomas Vermaelen on Ji-Sung Park. Wayne Rooney takes the direct free kick.

91:11 +1.11
 

Foul by Thomas Vermaelen on Ji-Sung Park, free kick awarded. Antonio Valencia takes the free kick.

89:34
 

Patrice Evra gives away a free kick for an unfair challenge on Theo Walcott. Patrice Evra goes into the referee's book. The free kick is delivered left-footed by Robin van Persie from right wing, clearance made by Chris Smalling.

87:19
 

Free kick awarded for an unfair challenge on Danny Welbeck by Laurent Koscielny. Anders Lindegaard restarts play with the free kick.

86:46
 

Unfair challenge on Chu-Young Park by Ryan Giggs results in a free kick. Tomas Rosicky takes the direct free kick.

85:25
 

Foul by Tomas Rosicky on Wayne Rooney, free kick awarded. Tomas Rosicky goes into the book for unsporting behaviour. Direct free kick taken by Paul Scholes.

84:50
Yellow card
 

The referee shows Robin van Persie a yellow card.

82:18
Substitution
 

Free kick awarded for an unfair challenge on Wayne Rooney by Aaron Ramsey. Chu-Young Park joins the action as a substitute, replacing Aaron Ramsey. Anders Lindegaard takes the free kick.

82:13
 

The ball is sent over by Nico Yennaris, clearance made by Chris Smalling.

80:51
Goal
 

Danny Welbeck scores a goal from deep inside the penalty box high into the middle of the goal. Arsenal 1-2 Man Utd.Assist by Antonio Valencia.

80:29
 

Unfair challenge on Wayne Rooney by Alex Song results in a free kick. Antonio Valencia restarts play with the free kick.

79:50
 

Michael Carrick gives away a free kick for an unfair challenge on Aaron Ramsey. Aaron Ramsey takes the free kick.

76:32
 

Free kick awarded for a foul by Danny Welbeck on Laurent Koscielny. Free kick taken by Laurent Koscielny.

75:51
Substitution
 

Ji-Sung Park replaces Rafael Da Silva.

72:02
Substitution
 

Laurent Koscielny challenges Luis Nani unfairly and gives away a free kick. The referee books Laurent Koscielny for unsporting behaviour. (Arsenal) makes a substitution, with Andrey Arshavin coming on for Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain. (Man Utd) makes a substitution, with Paul Scholes coming on for Luis Nani. Jonathan Evans restarts play with the free kick.

71:56
 

Theo Walcott delivers the ball, clearance made by Patrice Evra.

70:30
Goal
 

Goal scored by Robin van Persie from inside the penalty box to the bottom right corner of the goal. Arsenal 1-1 Man Utd.Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain provided the assist for the goal.

68:31
 

Centre by Ryan Giggs, save by Wojciech Szczesny.

68:09
 

Short corner taken by Ryan Giggs.

66:45
 

Luis Nani takes the inswinging corner, save by Wojciech Szczesny.

66:41
 

A cross is delivered by Luis Nani, clearance made by Laurent Koscielny.

66:20
 

Danny Welbeck takes a shot. Save by Wojciech Szczesny.

65:48
 

The ball is swung over by Robin van Persie.

65:29
 

Luis Nani crosses the ball, clearance made by Per Mertesacker.

63:00
 

Danny Welbeck takes a shot. Per Mertesacker manages to make a clearance.

62:30
 

The referee blows for offside against Patrice Evra. Wojciech Szczesny restarts play with the free kick.

61:27
 

Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain produces a right-footed shot from outside the penalty box and misses wide left of the target.

59:45
 

Antonio Valencia challenges Thomas Vermaelen unfairly and gives away a free kick. Direct free kick taken by Thomas Vermaelen.

59:03
 

Thomas Vermaelen has an effort at goal from outside the penalty box missing to the wide right of the goal.

58:13
 

Theo Walcott crosses the ball, clearance by Jonathan Evans.

57:31
 

Shot from 12 yards by Tomas Rosicky. Blocked by Patrice Evra.

55:42
 

Luis Nani sends in a cross, Effort from deep inside the area by Antonio Valencia misses to the left of the goal.

54:19
 

Aaron Ramsey takes a shot from just inside the penalty box which clears the crossbar.

53:41
 

Luis Nani produces a cross, Laurent Koscielny manages to make a clearance.

53:15
 

Alex Song concedes a free kick for a foul on Danny Welbeck. Ryan Giggs takes the direct free kick.

50:48
 

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

46:24
 

Robin van Persie challenges Antonio Valencia unfairly and gives away a free kick. Direct free kick taken by Rafael Da Silva.

45:48 +0.48
Goal
 

Ryan Giggs delivers the ball, Antonio Valencia grabs a headed goal from close range. Arsenal 0-1 Man Utd.Assist on the goal came from Ryan Giggs.

45:01
Substitution
 

Johan Djourou goes off and Nico Yennaris comes on.

44:58
 

Alex Song gives away a free kick for an unfair challenge on Ryan Giggs. Michael Carrick restarts play with the free kick.

43:47
 

The offside flag is raised against Danny Welbeck. Free kick taken by Wojciech Szczesny.

43:11
Yellow card
 

Shot from outside the area by Tomas Rosicky misses to the left of the goal. Rafael Da Silva receives a yellow card for unsporting behaviour.

41:59
Yellow card
 

Free kick awarded for a foul by Aaron Ramsey on Ryan Giggs. Aaron Ramsey booked. Direct free kick taken by Ryan Giggs.

41:02
 

Wayne Rooney fouled by Alex Song, the ref awards a free kick. Direct free kick taken by Chris Smalling.

40:24
 

Close range effort by Luis Nani misses to the right of the goal.

39:43
 

The ball is sent over by Theo Walcott, blocked by Michael Carrick.

38:43
 

Antonio Valencia gives away a free kick for an unfair challenge on Thomas Vermaelen. Free kick taken by Wojciech Szczesny.

38:17
 

Aaron Ramsey crosses the ball, clearance made by Chris Smalling.

37:45
 

Shot by Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain. Chris Smalling gets a block in.

34:24
 

Luis Nani takes a shot. Save by Wojciech Szczesny.

34:08
 

Centre by Luis Nani, clearance made by Per Mertesacker.

32:35
 

Centre by Luis Nani, Per Mertesacker manages to make a clearance.

29:20
 

Foul by Thomas Vermaelen on Ryan Giggs, free kick awarded. Ryan Giggs crosses the ball, Headed effort from inside the box by Jonathan Evans misses to the right of the target.

26:06
 

Danny Welbeck produces a right-footed shot from close in that goes over the bar.

24:19
 

Effort from inside the area by Theo Walcott misses to the right of the target.

22:24
 

Centre by Ryan Giggs, save made by Wojciech Szczesny.

21:45
 

Inswinging corner taken left-footed by Ryan Giggs from the right by-line.

21:32
 

Centre by Luis Nani, clearance made by Thomas Vermaelen.

21:07
 

Corner taken right-footed by Luis Nani, clearance by Johan Djourou.

21:02
 

Luis Nani sends in a cross, Johan Djourou manages to make a clearance.

18:57
 

Antonio Valencia sends in a cross, Laurent Koscielny makes a clearance.

17:32
 

Corner taken short by Ryan Giggs. Ryan Giggs produces a cross, Per Mertesacker manages to make a clearance.

17:27
 

Centre by Patrice Evra, Thomas Vermaelen manages to make a clearance.

16:18
Substitution
 

Phil Jones leaves the field to be replaced by Rafael Da Silva.

11:59
 

Antonio Valencia delivers the ball.

10:44
 

Theo Walcott takes a shot. Save made by Anders Lindegaard.

7:21
 

Aaron Ramsey takes a shot. Save made by Anders Lindegaard.

6:29
 

The official flags Antonio Valencia offside. Thomas Vermaelen restarts play with the free kick.

6:13
 

Centre by Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain, Anders Lindegaard makes a save.

4:30
 

Unfair challenge on Chris Smalling by Robin van Persie results in a free kick. Michael Carrick takes the direct free kick.

1:57
 

Free kick awarded for a foul by Thomas Vermaelen on Antonio Valencia. Anders Lindegaard takes the direct free kick.

1:50
 

Centre by Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain, Jonathan Evans manages to make a clearance.

Barclays Premier League table

Pos Team Pld GD Pts
1 Chelsea 38 41 87
2 Man City 38 45 79
3 Arsenal 38 35 75
4 Man Utd 38 25 70
5 Tottenham Hotspur 38 5 64
6 Liverpool 38 4 62
7 Southampton 38 21 60
8 Swansea 38 -3 56
9 Stoke 38 3 54
10 Crystal Palace 38 -4 48

Full Barclays Premier League Table