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  • Barclays Premier League
  • Date: Mon 12 March 2012
  • Kick-off: 20:00
  • Venue: Emirates Stadium
Arsenal

Arsenal

van Persie 14"

Vermaelen 90"

2 - 1

Arsenal vs Newcastle United


Team Lineups

Arsenal

13 Szczesny
3 Sagna
6 Koscielny
5 Vermaelen90"
28 Gibbs
17 Song
7 Rosicky
8 Arteta
14 Walcott
10 van Persie14"
15 Oxlade-Chamberlain
Substitutes
21 Fabianski
11 Andre Santos
16 Ramsey
20 Djourou
27 Gervinho
29 Chamakh
30 Benayoun

Newcastle United

26 Krul
5 Simpson
6 Williamson
2 Coloccini
3 Santon
10 Ben Arfa13"
24 Tiote
4 Cabaye
18 Gutierrez
25 Obertan
19 Ba
Substitutes
35 Elliot
8 Guthrie
9 Cisse
14 Perch
15 Gosling
23 Ameobi
29 Vuckic

Possession Stats

52%
48%

Form Guide - Barclays Premier League

Arsenal

W W W D W L D D

Newcastle United

L L L L L L D L
Head to Head
Newcastle
0-0
Arsenal 13-Aug-2011
Newcastle
4-4
Arsenal 05-Feb-2011
Arsenal
0-1
Newcastle 07-Nov-2010
Newcastle
1-3
Arsenal 21-Mar-2009
Arsenal
3-0
Newcastle 30-Aug-2008
Arsenal
3-0
Newcastle 29-Jan-2008


Live Text Commentary
98:16 +8.16
 

The referee blows for offside against Theo Walcott. Indirect free kick taken by Tim Krul.

96:25 +6.25
 

Robin van Persie receives a caution. Tim Krul is cautioned by the ref for unsporting behaviour.

94:08 +4.08
Goal
 

Thomas Vermaelen scores a goal from close in to the bottom left corner of the goal. Arsenal 2-1 Newcastle.The assist for the goal came from Aaron Ramsey.

91:29 +1.29
 

Free kick awarded for an unfair challenge on Yohan Cabaye by Laurent Koscielny. Tim Krul restarts play with the free kick.

90:57 +0.57
 

Inswinging corner taken from the left by-line by Mikel Arteta, clearance by Mike Williamson.

90:44 +0.44
 

Theo Walcott takes a shot. Fabricio Coloccini gets a block in.

89:10
 

Thomas Vermaelen takes a shot. Tim Krul makes a fantastic save. Inswinging corner taken left-footed by Robin van Persie from the right by-line, Shot by Kieran Gibbs from just outside the area goes over the net.

87:41
 

Centre by Hatem Ben Arfa.

87:00
 

Corner taken by Hatem Ben Arfa from the left by-line played to the near post, Robin van Persie manages to make a clearance.

84:55
 

Jonas Gutierrez challenges Bacary Sagna unfairly and gives away a free kick. Jonas Gutierrez is cautioned by the ref for unsporting behaviour. Robin van Persie crosses the ball, Aaron Ramsey takes the chance to get an effort at goal. Blocked by Danny Simpson. Corner taken by Mikel Arteta from the left by-line played to the near post.

84:11
 

Robin van Persie takes the inswinging corner, Thomas Vermaelen takes a shot. Clearance by Danny Simpson.

83:20
 

Demba Ba is flagged offside by the assistant referee. Alex Song takes the free kick.

81:55
 

Hatem Ben Arfa concedes a free kick for a foul on Robin van Persie. The ball is swung over by Mikel Arteta, Yao Gervinho produces a left-footed shot from close range which goes wide of the right-hand post.

80:08
Substitution
 

(Newcastle) makes a substitution, with Danny Guthrie coming on for Cheick Tiote.

79:39
 

Shola Ameobi challenges Bacary Sagna unfairly and gives away a free kick. Free kick taken by Bacary Sagna.

78:30
 

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

76:51
Yellow card
 

Free kick awarded for a foul by Laurent Koscielny on Demba Ba. Booking for Laurent Koscielny. Yohan Cabaye crosses the ball from the free kick right-footed from left channel.

75:50
Substitution
 

Aaron Ramsey replaces Tomas Rosicky.

74:50
 

Foul by Mikel Arteta on Shola Ameobi, free kick awarded. Free kick taken by Tim Krul.

71:49
 

Free kick awarded for a foul by Tomas Rosicky on Jonas Gutierrez. Tim Krul takes the free kick.

68:31
 

Shola Ameobi concedes a free kick for a foul on Tomas Rosicky. Direct free kick taken by Kieran Gibbs.

66:25
Substitution
 

Tomas Rosicky takes a shot. Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain goes off and Yao Gervinho comes on.

63:53
 

Foul by Mikel Arteta on Jonas Gutierrez, free kick awarded. Indirect free kick taken by Tim Krul.

62:47
 

Cheick Tiote challenges Tomas Rosicky unfairly and gives away a free kick. Mikel Arteta restarts play with the free kick. Cheick Tiote is cautioned.

60:12
Substitution
 

The assistant referee flags for offside against Robin van Persie. Free kick taken by Tim Krul. Shola Ameobi replaces Gabriel Obertan.

59:26
 

Shot by Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain from deep inside the penalty area misses to the right of the target.

57:36
 

Robin van Persie takes a shot. Save by Tim Krul. Free kick awarded for a foul by Alex Song on Cheick Tiote. Tim Krul takes the indirect free kick.

55:24
 

Theo Walcott produces a right-footed shot from just outside the box that misses to the right of the target.

54:42
 

Robin van Persie takes a shot. Save made by Tim Krul.

54:28
 

Effort on goal by Mikel Arteta from 18 yards. Blocked by Cheick Tiote.

53:42
 

Free kick awarded for a foul by Tomas Rosicky on Cheick Tiote. Tim Krul takes the free kick.

51:58
 

James Perch concedes a free kick for a foul on Theo Walcott. Robin van Persie crosses the ball in from the free kick.

51:23
 

The official flags Robin van Persie offside. Tim Krul restarts play with the free kick.

50:20
 

Shot by Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain from outside the box goes over the target.

49:16
 

Theo Walcott is caught offside. James Perch restarts play with the free kick.

48:35
 

Tomas Rosicky takes a shot. Save made by Tim Krul.

45:24 +0.24
 

Robin van Persie is ruled offside. Tim Krul restarts play with the free kick.

45:41
 

Drilled right-footed shot by Cheick Tiote. Save made by Wojciech Szczesny.

45:01
Substitution
 

James Perch joins the action as a substitute, replacing Davide Santon.

44:44
 

Free kick awarded for an unfair challenge on Bacary Sagna by Jonas Gutierrez. Free kick taken by Robin van Persie.

43:55
 

Cheick Tiote challenges Tomas Rosicky unfairly and gives away a free kick. Mikel Arteta restarts play with the free kick.

41:51
 

Inswinging corner taken right-footed by Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain, Theo Walcott takes a shot. Fabricio Coloccini gets a block in.

39:35
 

Laurent Koscielny concedes a free kick for a foul on Demba Ba. Yohan Cabaye delivers the ball, Jonas Gutierrez takes a shot. Blocked by Laurent Koscielny. Corner taken by Yohan Cabaye played to the near post, clearance made by Robin van Persie.

35:07
 

Shot from long distance by Yohan Cabaye misses to the right of the target.

32:49
 

Unfair challenge on Mike Williamson by Tomas Rosicky results in a free kick. Direct free kick taken by Tim Krul.

31:29
 

Free kick awarded for an unfair challenge on Theo Walcott by Davide Santon. The free kick is swung in left-footed by Robin van Persie, Mike Williamson manages to make a clearance.

30:06
 

The referee blows for offside against Demba Ba. Wojciech Szczesny restarts play with the free kick.

26:44
 

Bacary Sagna delivers the ball, Fabricio Coloccini manages to make a clearance.

26:25
 

A cross is delivered by Bacary Sagna, clearance made by Danny Simpson.

23:49
 

Theo Walcott is ruled offside. Indirect free kick taken by Tim Krul.

20:40
 

Free kick awarded for a foul by Fabricio Coloccini on Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain. Robin van Persie shoots direct from the free kick, save made by Tim Krul.

16:59
 

Effort on goal by Robin van Persie from just inside the penalty area goes harmlessly over the target.

16:16
 

The referee blows for offside against Robin van Persie. Indirect free kick taken by Tim Krul.

14:08
Goal
 

Robin van Persie finds the back of the net with a goal from inside the penalty box to the bottom right corner of the goal. Arsenal 1-1 Newcastle.Theo Walcott provided the assist for the goal.

13:13
Goal
 

Goal scored by Hatem Ben Arfa from inside the penalty area to the bottom right corner of the goal. Arsenal 0-1 Newcastle.Assist on the goal came from Gabriel Obertan.

12:14
 

Theo Walcott produces a cross, clearance made by Fabricio Coloccini. Centre by Robin van Persie, Theo Walcott takes a shot. Save made by Tim Krul.

8:01
 

Free kick awarded for a foul by Tomas Rosicky on Cheick Tiote. Direct free kick taken by Tim Krul.

4:52
 

Foul by Robin van Persie on Fabricio Coloccini, free kick awarded. Direct free kick taken by Tim Krul.

4:18
 

Yohan Cabaye challenges Mikel Arteta unfairly and gives away a free kick. Mikel Arteta takes the direct free kick.

3:11
 

Free kick awarded for a foul by Demba Ba on Thomas Vermaelen. Direct free kick taken by Thomas Vermaelen.

2:26
 

The ball is delivered by Theo Walcott.

1:03
 

Demba Ba takes a shot. Thomas Vermaelen gets a block in. Yohan Cabaye takes a short corner.

:11
 

The assistant referee flags for offside against Robin van Persie. Tim Krul takes the free kick.

Barclays Premier League table

Pos Team Pld GD Pts
1 Chelsea 37 39 84
2 Man City 37 43 76
3 Arsenal 37 32 72
4 Man Utd 37 25 69
5 Liverpool 37 9 62
6 Tottenham Hotspur 37 4 61
7 Southampton 37 23 60
8 Swansea 37 -2 56
9 Stoke 37 -2 51
10 Everton 37 -1 47

Full Barclays Premier League Table