• Barclays Premier League
  • Date: Sat 29 December 2012
  • Kick-off: 15:00
  • Venue: Emirates Stadium
Arsenal

Arsenal

Walcott 19"

Walcott 72"

Walcott 90"

Oxlade-Chamberlain 49"

Podolski 63"

Giroud 84"

Giroud 86"

7 - 3
Newcastle United

Newcastle United

Ba 42"

Ba 68"

Marveaux 58"

Arsenal vs Newcastle United


Team Lineups

Arsenal

1 Szczesny
3 Sagna
6 Koscielny
5 Vermaelen
28 Gibbs
8 Arteta
10 Wilshere
19 Cazorla
15 Oxlade-Chamberlain49"
9 Podolski63"
14 Walcott19"72"90"
Substitutes
24 Mannone
7 Rosicky
12 Giroud84"86"
16 Ramsey
20 Djourou
22 Coquelin
27 Gervinho

Newcastle United

1 Krul
5 Simpson
2 Coloccini
14 Perch
3 Santon
25 Obertan
20 Bigirimana
24 Tiote
22 Marveaux58"
19 Ba42"68"
9 Cisse
Substitutes
37 Harper
23 Ameobi
28 Ameobi
31 Ferguson
34 Tavernier
39 Abeid
44 Streete

Possession Stats

46%
54%

Form Guide - Barclays Premier League

Arsenal

L D D W L W D W

Newcastle United

L D L W D L D L
Head to Head
Arsenal
2-1
Newcastle 12-Mar-2012
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


Live Text Commentary
94:31 +4.31
 

Olivier Giroud takes a shot.

93:47 +3.47
 

The ball is swung over by Davide Santon, save by Wojciech Szczesny.

91:01 +1.01
Goal
 

A goal is scored by Theo Walcott from inside the six-yard box to the bottom left corner of the goal. Arsenal 7-3 Newcastle.Jack Wilshere provided the assist for the goal.

89:56
 

Foul by Davide Santon on Olivier Giroud, free kick awarded. Davide Santon goes into the book for unsporting behaviour. Direct free kick taken by Theo Walcott.

88:26
 

The referee penalises Theo Walcott for handball. James Perch restarts play with the free kick.

87:52
Substitution
 

James Tavernier is brought on as a substitute for Sylvain Marveaux.

86:31
Goal
 

Olivier Giroud scores a goal from inside the penalty area to the bottom right corner of the goal. Arsenal 6-3 Newcastle.Theo Walcott provided the assist for the goal.

85:48
 

Free kick awarded for a foul by Demba Ba on Jack Wilshere. Mikel Arteta takes the free kick.

85:00
Substitution
 

Francis Coquelin joins the action as a substitute, replacing Santi Cazorla.

84:00
Goal
 

Olivier Giroud finds the net with a headed goal from close in. Arsenal 5-3 Newcastle.Assist on the goal came from Theo Walcott.

83:27
 

Laurent Koscielny produces a cross.

82:43
 

Inswinging corner taken by Jack Wilshere.

82:29
 

Shot by Theo Walcott. James Perch gets a block in.

81:02
Substitution
 

Gael Bigirimana leaves the field to be replaced by Shola Ameobi. Lukas Podolski goes off and Aaron Ramsey comes on. Danny Simpson goes off and Shane Ferguson comes on.

79:11
 

Handball decision goes against Papiss Cisse. Direct free kick taken by Wojciech Szczesny.

77:34
 

Gael Bigirimana challenges Santi Cazorla unfairly and gives away a free kick. The free kick is delivered left-footed by Jack Wilshere from right channel, save made by Tim Krul.

76:19
 

A cross is delivered by Danny Simpson, Demba Ba concedes a free kick for a foul on Laurent Koscielny. Wojciech Szczesny takes the free kick.

75:16
 

Corner taken left-footed by Sylvain Marveaux from the left by-line to the near post, Olivier Giroud makes a clearance.

75:01
 

The ball is sent over by Kieran Gibbs, save by Tim Krul.

74:30
 

Volleyed right-footed shot by Gael Bigirimana. Save by Wojciech Szczesny.

73:10
Substitution
 

Olivier Giroud replaces Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain.

72:05
Goal
 

Theo Walcott grabs a goal from inside the penalty area to the top left corner of the goal. Arsenal 4-3 Newcastle.The assist for the goal came from Kieran Gibbs.

69:59
 

Mikel Arteta gives away a free kick for an unfair challenge on Demba Ba. Danny Simpson takes the free kick.

68:18
Goal
 

Goal scored by Demba Ba from inside the six-yard box to the bottom right corner of the goal. Arsenal 3-3 Newcastle.The assist for the goal came from Sylvain Marveaux.

65:15
 

Corner taken by Jack Wilshere, Laurent Koscielny has a headed effort at goal from close range which goes wide of the left-hand post.

63:40
Goal
 

Lukas Podolski grabs a headed goal from close range. Arsenal 3-2 Newcastle.Jack Wilshere provided the assist for the goal.

60:51
 

Santi Cazorla has an effort at goal from 18 yards. Save made by Tim Krul. Corner taken right-footed by Theo Walcott from the left by-line, Danny Simpson makes a clearance.

60:05
 

Cheick Tiote challenges Mikel Arteta unfairly and gives away a free kick. Thomas Vermaelen takes the free kick. Santi Cazorla has an effort at goal from 20 yards. Blocked by James Perch.

58:36
Goal
 

Sylvain Marveaux gets on the score sheet with a goal from close in to the bottom right corner of the goal. Arsenal 2-2 Newcastle.The assist for the goal came from Gabriel Obertan.

56:47
 

Effort from the edge of the area by Theo Walcott goes wide of the right-hand upright.

54:32
 

Danny Simpson gives away a free kick for an unfair challenge on Lukas Podolski. Mikel Arteta takes the free kick.

51:13
 

Demba Ba challenges Mikel Arteta unfairly and gives away a free kick. Mikel Arteta takes the direct free kick.

49:59
Goal
 

Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain finds the back of the net with a goal from just outside the area to the bottom left corner of the goal. Arsenal 2-1 Newcastle.Assist by Santi Cazorla.

48:23
 

Danny Simpson delivers the ball, Thomas Vermaelen manages to make a clearance.

46:36
 

Shot by Kieran Gibbs. Save by Tim Krul.

45:40
 

Santi Cazorla sends in a cross, save made by Tim Krul.

44:58
 

Demba Ba fouled by Laurent Koscielny, the ref awards a free kick. Demba Ba takes the free kick. Drilled left-footed shot by Sylvain Marveaux. Save by Wojciech Szczesny. Sylvain Marveaux takes a outswinging corner to the near post, Kieran Gibbs manages to make a clearance. Outswinging corner taken left-footed by Sylvain Marveaux from the left by-line, Demba Ba produces a header from inside the six-yard box that clears the bar.

42:00
Goal
 

Bacary Sagna concedes a free kick for a foul on Gabriel Obertan. Demba Ba hits the back of the net with a goal direct from the free kick from outside the penalty area low into the middle of the goal. Arsenal 1-1 Newcastle.Assist on the goal came from Gabriel Obertan.

39:15
 

Effort on goal by Cheick Tiote from 30 yards. Wojciech Szczesny makes a save. Outswinging corner taken left-footed by Sylvain Marveaux from the left by-line.

38:45
 

Danny Simpson sends in a cross, clearance by Laurent Koscielny.

36:46
 

Theo Walcott takes a shot. Save made by Tim Krul.

34:41
 

A cross is delivered by Gabriel Obertan, Laurent Koscielny gets a block in.

30:43
 

Centre by Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain, Davide Santon gets a block in.

30:04
 

The referee blows for offside against Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain. Fabricio Coloccini takes the free kick.

28:18
 

Corner taken by Sylvain Marveaux, save by Wojciech Szczesny.

26:51
 

Corner taken by Jack Wilshere from the right by-line, save by Tim Krul.

26:16
 

Inswinging corner taken by Theo Walcott from the left by-line, James Perch manages to make a clearance.

25:20
 

Mikel Arteta gives away a free kick for an unfair challenge on Demba Ba. The free kick is delivered right-footed by Cheick Tiote from left channel, Wojciech Szczesny makes a save.

24:33
 

The ball is sent over by Kieran Gibbs.

21:57
 

Foul by Mikel Arteta on Demba Ba, free kick awarded. Sylvain Marveaux takes the free kick.

21:00
 

Demba Ba takes a shot. Save made by Wojciech Szczesny.

19:36
Goal
 

Theo Walcott fires in a goal from deep inside the penalty box to the bottom right corner of the goal. Arsenal 1-0 Newcastle.Assist on the goal came from Lukas Podolski.

18:14
 

Free kick awarded for an unfair challenge on Papiss Cisse by Mikel Arteta. Papiss Cisse restarts play with the free kick.

16:57
 

Shot from 25 yards by Demba Ba. Jack Wilshere gets a block in. The official flags Demba Ba offside. Indirect free kick taken by Wojciech Szczesny.

15:40
 

Inswinging corner taken from the right by-line by Sylvain Marveaux, Demba Ba has a header from deep inside the six-yard box and clears the crossbar.

14:33
 

The ball is sent over by Bacary Sagna, Davide Santon manages to make a clearance.

13:35
 

Lukas Podolski concedes a free kick for a foul on Danny Simpson. Free kick crossed by Sylvain Marveaux, save by Wojciech Szczesny.

10:45
 

Laurent Koscielny concedes a free kick for a foul on Demba Ba. Fabricio Coloccini restarts play with the free kick.

9:31
 

The assistant referee signals for offside against Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain. Fabricio Coloccini takes the indirect free kick.

7:51
 

Unfair challenge on Lukas Podolski by Cheick Tiote results in a free kick. Free kick taken by Lukas Podolski.

3:58
 

Santi Cazorla sends in a cross, save made by Tim Krul.

3:37
 

The ball is sent over by Bacary Sagna, Fabricio Coloccini manages to make a clearance.

3:08
 

Unfair challenge on Jack Wilshere by Cheick Tiote results in a free kick. Direct free kick taken by Mikel Arteta.

2:27
 

The ball is sent over by Danny Simpson. Free kick awarded for an unfair challenge on Kieran Gibbs by James Perch. Mikel Arteta restarts play with the free kick.

:46
 

Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain produces a right-footed shot from the edge of the area and misses to the left of the target.

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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