• Barclays Premier League
  • Date: Sat 30 March 2013
  • Kick-off: 15:00
  • Venue: Emirates Stadium
Arsenal

Arsenal

Gervinho 10"

Cazorla 47"

Giroud 66"

Arteta 76" (P)

4 - 1
Reading

Reading

Robson-Kanu 67"

Arsenal vs Reading


Team Lineups

Arsenal

21 Fabianski
3 Sagna
4 Mertesacker
6 Koscielny
17 Monreal
8 Arteta76"
7 Rosicky
16 Ramsey
27 Gervinho10"
19 Cazorla47"
12 Giroud66"
Substitutes
1 Szczesny
5 Vermaelen
9 Podolski
15 Oxlade-Chamberlain
22 Coquelin
25 Jenkinson
28 Gibbs

Reading

41 Taylor
27 Kelly
5 Pearce
6 Mariappa
3 Shorey
8 Leigertwood
4 Karacan
20 Guthrie
11 McAnuff
19 Robson-Kanu67"
7 Pogrebnyak
Substitutes
21 McCarthy
2 Gunter
9 Le Fondre
10 Hunt
12 McCleary
15 Morrison
28 Akpan

Possession Stats

52%
48%

Form Guide - Barclays Premier League

Arsenal

W L D D W L W D

Reading

L L D L D W L L
Head to Head
Reading
2-5
Arsenal 17-Dec-2012
Arsenal
2-0
Reading 19-Apr-2008
Reading
1-3
Arsenal 12-Nov-2007
Arsenal
2-1
Reading 03-Mar-2007
Reading
0-4
Arsenal 22-Oct-2006


Live Text Commentary
91:13 +1.13
 

Kieran Gibbs is ruled offside. Stuart Taylor takes the indirect free kick.

89:50
 

Corner taken short by Tomas Rosicky.

89:10
 

Corner taken short by Santi Cazorla.

87:46
 

Jobi McAnuff gives away a free kick for an unfair challenge on Bacary Sagna. Direct free kick taken by Lukasz Fabianski.

86:22
 

Jobi McAnuff gives away a free kick for an unfair challenge on Bacary Sagna. Direct free kick taken by Mikel Arteta.

83:09
 

Unfair challenge on Hope Akpan by Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain results in a free kick. Danny Guthrie takes the free kick.

81:41
 

Shot on goal by Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain from just inside the area goes over the target.

81:18
 

Aaron Ramsey takes a shot. Save by Stuart Taylor.

80:20
 

Mikele Leigertwood concedes a free kick for a foul on Tomas Rosicky. Tomas Rosicky takes the direct free kick.

79:44
Substitution
 

Garath McCleary replaces Hal Robson-Kanu.

78:59
 

Mikel Arteta is flagged offside by the assistant referee. Stuart Taylor takes the indirect free kick.

76:12
Goal
 

Adrian Mariappa concedes a Penalty for a foul on Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain. Penalty taken right-footed by Mikel Arteta and scored. Arsenal 4-1 Reading.The assist for the goal came from Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain.

75:26
Substitution
 

Jem Karacan goes off and Hope Akpan comes on.

73:57
Substitution
 

Unfair challenge on Per Mertesacker by Jobi McAnuff results in a free kick. Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain replaces Yao Gervinho. Lukas Podolski comes on in place of Olivier Giroud. Free kick taken by Lukasz Fabianski.

72:08
 

Santi Cazorla takes the inswinging corner, Noel Hunt makes a clearance.

71:33
 

Outswinging corner taken right-footed by Santi Cazorla from the right by-line to the near post, Noel Hunt manages to make a clearance.

70:43
Substitution
 

Foul by Jobi McAnuff on Bacary Sagna, free kick awarded. Kieran Gibbs joins the action as a substitute, replacing Nacho Monreal. Free kick taken by Lukasz Fabianski.

67:50
Goal
 

Hal Robson-Kanu scores a headed goal from close in. Arsenal 3-1 Reading.Assist on the goal came from Jobi McAnuff.

66:02
Goal
 

Olivier Giroud gets on the score sheet with a goal from the edge of the penalty area to the bottom right corner of the goal. Arsenal 3-0 Reading.The assist for the goal came from Yao Gervinho.

65:29
 

Short corner taken by Danny Guthrie from the left by-line.

63:45
 

Corner from the right by-line taken by Santi Cazorla, Jem Karacan manages to make a clearance.

62:27
 

Tomas Rosicky gives away a free kick for an unfair challenge on Mikele Leigertwood. Direct free kick taken by Adrian Mariappa.

61:49
 

Yao Gervinho has a headed effort at goal from close in which goes wide left of the target.

60:03
Substitution
 

Noel Hunt on for Pavel Pogrebnyak.

59:50
 

Bacary Sagna takes a shot. Adrian Mariappa gets a block in.

58:58
 

Shot by Alex Pearce. Save by Lukasz Fabianski.

58:27
 

Corner from right by-line taken by Jobi McAnuff.

57:46
 

Unfair challenge on Danny Guthrie by Mikel Arteta results in a free kick. Direct free kick taken by Stuart Taylor.

49:38
 

Close range header by Olivier Giroud goes wide of the left-hand upright.

49:11
 

Outswinging corner taken right-footed by Santi Cazorla played to the near post, Pavel Pogrebnyak manages to make a clearance.

49:02
 

Aaron Ramsey takes a shot. Mikele Leigertwood gets a block in.

47:09
Goal
 

Santi Cazorla grabs a goal from the edge of the penalty area to the bottom right corner of the goal. Arsenal 2-0 Reading.Assist by Yao Gervinho.

45:50 +0.5
 

Pavel Pogrebnyak takes a shot. Save by Lukasz Fabianski.

45:23 +0.23
 

Foul by Olivier Giroud on Adrian Mariappa, free kick awarded. Free kick taken by Nicky Shorey.

42:53
 

Effort from outside the penalty box by Nacho Monreal goes wide right of the target.

41:58
 

Effort on goal by Yao Gervinho from inside the penalty area goes harmlessly over the bar.

40:07
 

Inswinging corner taken right-footed by Santi Cazorla played to the near post, save made by Stuart Taylor.

39:55
 

Santi Cazorla takes a shot. Blocked by Adrian Mariappa.

38:01
 

Effort on goal by Santi Cazorla from inside the penalty box misses to the right of the target.

36:16
 

Santi Cazorla takes a outswinging corner from the right by-line to the near post, Mikele Leigertwood manages to make a clearance.

36:05
 

Aaron Ramsey takes a shot. Adrian Mariappa gets a block in.

35:32
 

The referee gives a free kick against Yao Gervinho for handball. Adrian Mariappa takes the direct free kick.

34:34
 

Foul by Mikele Leigertwood on Aaron Ramsey, free kick awarded. Mikel Arteta restarts play with the free kick.

32:36
 

Foul by Jobi McAnuff on Yao Gervinho, free kick awarded. The free kick is swung in right-footed by Mikel Arteta, Pavel Pogrebnyak makes a clearance.

32:23
 

Yao Gervinho takes a shot. Adrian Mariappa gets a block in.

31:20
Yellow card
 

Unfair challenge on Tomas Rosicky by Danny Guthrie results in a free kick. The referee shows Danny Guthrie a yellow card for unsporting behaviour. Santi Cazorla crosses the ball from the free kick right-footed from right channel, clearance made by Pavel Pogrebnyak.

24:33
 

Per Mertesacker takes a shot. Blocked by Adrian Mariappa.

23:50
 

Inswinging corner taken from the left by-line by Santi Cazorla, Pavel Pogrebnyak makes a clearance.

22:56
 

Bacary Sagna challenges Jobi McAnuff unfairly and gives away a free kick. Danny Guthrie takes the free kick.

22:03
 

Unfair challenge on Pavel Pogrebnyak by Mikel Arteta results in a free kick. Adrian Mariappa restarts play with the free kick.

21:07
 

Yao Gervinho has an effort at goal from just outside the box which goes wide of the left-hand post.

20:48
 

Olivier Giroud takes a shot. Adrian Mariappa gets a block in.

20:26
 

Olivier Giroud is caught offside. Stuart Taylor takes the indirect free kick.

19:29
 

Corner taken by Santi Cazorla from the right by-line played to the near post, clearance by Pavel Pogrebnyak. Corner taken by Santi Cazorla from the right by-line.

17:23
 

Olivier Giroud takes a shot.

16:50
 

Free kick awarded for an unfair challenge on Nacho Monreal by Hal Robson-Kanu. Nacho Monreal takes the direct free kick.

15:42
 

Unfair challenge on Hal Robson-Kanu by Nacho Monreal results in a free kick. The free kick is swung in left-footed by Nicky Shorey, save by Lukasz Fabianski.

15:07
 

Headed effort from inside the area by Yao Gervinho misses to the left of the goal.

14:25
 

Free kick awarded for a foul by Hal Robson-Kanu on Mikel Arteta. Direct free kick taken by Mikel Arteta.

13:14
 

Santi Cazorla takes a shot. Adrian Mariappa gets a block in.

12:03
 

Per Mertesacker gives away a free kick for an unfair challenge on Pavel Pogrebnyak. Nicky Shorey takes the free kick.

10:17
Goal
 

Yao Gervinho grabs a goal from close in high into the middle of the goal. Arsenal 1-0 Reading.Assist on the goal came from Santi Cazorla.

9:37
 

Hal Robson-Kanu gives away a free kick for an unfair challenge on Nacho Monreal. Laurent Koscielny restarts play with the free kick.

8:56
 

Mikele Leigertwood challenges Santi Cazorla unfairly and gives away a free kick. Santi Cazorla takes the free kick.

7:31
 

Pavel Pogrebnyak is caught offside. Lukasz Fabianski restarts play with the free kick.

5:26
 

Free kick awarded for an unfair challenge on Danny Guthrie by Mikel Arteta. Free kick crossed by Jobi McAnuff, Olivier Giroud manages to make a clearance.

4:22
 

Unfair challenge on Santi Cazorla by Danny Guthrie results in a free kick. Mikel Arteta takes the free kick.

3:51
 

Olivier Giroud takes a shot. Stuart Taylor makes a save.

:26
 

Corner taken by Jobi McAnuff from the right by-line, Headed effort from close range by Adrian Mariappa goes wide left of the goal.

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 Man Utd 3 2 7
5 Arsenal 4 0 7
6 Liverpool 4 -1 7
7 West Ham 4 3 6
8 Swansea 3 2 5
9 Everton 4 1 5
10 Norwich 3 0 4

Full Barclays Premier League Table