• Barclays Premier League
  • Date: Sun 23 October 2011
  • Kick-off: 13:30
  • Venue: Emirates Stadium
Arsenal

Arsenal

Gervinho 26"

van Persie 72"

van Persie 81"

3 - 1
Stoke City

Stoke City

Crouch 33"

Arsenal vs Stoke City


Team Lineups

Arsenal

13 Szczesny
20 Djourou
4 Mertesacker
6 Koscielny
11 Andre Santos
14 Walcott
17 Song
8 Arteta
16 Ramsey
27 Gervinho26"
29 Chamakh
Substitutes
21 Fabianski
7 Rosicky
9 Park
10 van Persie72"81"
23 Arshavin
26 Frimpong
30 Benayoun

Stoke City

1 Begovic
28 Wilkinson
17 Shawcross
20 Upson
12 Wilson
18 Whitehead
24 Delap
6 Whelan
26 Etherington
19 Walters
25 Crouch33"
Substitutes
29 Sorensen
4 Huth
9 Jones
15 Diao
30 Shotton
33 Jerome
40 Palacios

Possession Stats

51%
49%

Form Guide - Barclays Premier League

Arsenal

L D D W L W D W

Stoke City

L W D W L D D L
Head to Head
Stoke
3-1
Arsenal 08-May-2011
Arsenal
1-0
Stoke 23-Feb-2011
Stoke
1-3
Arsenal 27-Feb-2010
Arsenal
2-0
Stoke 05-Dec-2009
Arsenal
4-1
Stoke 24-May-2009
Stoke
2-1
Arsenal 01-Nov-2008


Live Text Commentary
90:08 +0.08
 

Mikel Arteta decides to take the corner short.

89:48
Substitution
 

Emmanuel Frimpong joins the action as a substitute, replacing Yao Gervinho.

89:30
 

Yao Gervinho takes a shot. Save by Asmir Begovic.

84:03
 

Free kick awarded for a foul by Glenn Whelan on Robin van Persie. Direct free kick taken by Wojciech Szczesny.

81:19
Goal
 

Robin van Persie fires in a goal from inside the six-yard box to the bottom right corner of the goal. Arsenal 3-1 Stoke.The assist for the goal came from Yao Gervinho.

77:52
 

Glenn Whelan fouled by Clarindo Andre Santos, the ref awards a free kick. Glenn Whelan takes the direct free kick.

77:13
 

Free kick awarded for a foul by Cameron Jerome on Wojciech Szczesny. Wojciech Szczesny takes the free kick.

76:54
 

Kenwyne Jones takes a shot. Wojciech Szczesny makes a save.

76:06
 

Free kick awarded for a foul by Clarindo Andre Santos on Dean Whitehead. Glenn Whelan restarts play with the free kick.

74:24
 

Robin van Persie is ruled offside. Indirect free kick taken by Matthew Upson.

73:27
Substitution
 

Kenwyne Jones is brought on as a substitute for Peter Crouch. Cameron Jerome on for Matthew Etherington.

72:41
Goal
 

Robin van Persie grabs a goal from close range to the bottom right corner of the goal. Arsenal 2-1 Stoke.Assist by Yao Gervinho.

71:50
 

Corner taken by Mikel Arteta from the left by-line played to the near post, clearance by Peter Crouch.

70:59
 

Corner taken left-footed by Robin van Persie from the right by-line to the near post, Glenn Whelan manages to make a clearance.

70:39
Substitution
 

Andrey Arshavin joins the action as a substitute, replacing Theo Walcott.

65:58
 

Corner taken short by Mikel Arteta.

65:47
Substitution
 

(Arsenal) makes a substitution, with Robin van Persie coming on for Marouane Chamakh.

63:22
 

Foul by Clarindo Andre Santos on Matthew Etherington, free kick awarded. Matthew Etherington takes the direct free kick.

59:28
Substitution
 

Salif Diao on for Rory Delap.

55:50
 

Foul by Alex Song on Jonathan Walters, free kick awarded. Free kick taken by Asmir Begovic.

55:20
 

Mikel Arteta takes the inswinging corner, clearance by Glenn Whelan.

54:13
Yellow card
 

Andy Wilkinson challenges Theo Walcott unfairly and gives away a free kick. Andy Wilkinson booked for unsporting behaviour. Clarindo Andre Santos takes the direct free kick.

52:01
 

Corner taken by Mikel Arteta from the right by-line.

51:11
 

Unfair challenge on Mikel Arteta by Glenn Whelan results in a free kick. Free kick taken by Laurent Koscielny.

46:28 +1.28
 

Outswinging corner taken from the right by-line by Mikel Arteta. Shot from just outside the area by Yao Gervinho goes over the bar.

47:20
 

Corner taken by Mikel Arteta from the right by-line.

46:02 +1.02
 

The ball is sent over by Mikel Arteta, Marouane Chamakh takes a shot. Matthew Upson gets a block in.

45:56
 

Jonathan Walters has an effort at goal from long range that goes wide left.

41:01
 

Rory Delap challenges Laurent Koscielny unfairly and gives away a free kick. Direct free kick taken by Mikel Arteta.

39:03
 

Foul by Laurent Koscielny on Peter Crouch, free kick awarded. Free kick taken by Ryan Shawcross.

37:53
 

Glenn Whelan takes the inswinging corner, Marouane Chamakh makes a clearance.

35:30
 

Aaron Ramsey challenges Dean Whitehead unfairly and gives away a free kick. The free kick is swung in right-footed by Glenn Whelan, Laurent Koscielny makes a clearance.

33:35
Goal
 

Goal scored by Peter Crouch from close in high into the middle of the goal. Arsenal 1-1 Stoke.The assist for the goal came from Jonathan Walters.

32:52
 

Laurent Koscielny gives away a free kick for an unfair challenge on Peter Crouch. Direct free kick taken by Glenn Whelan.

31:01
 

Corner taken by Mikel Arteta from the right by-line played to the near post, Peter Crouch makes a clearance.

30:03
Yellow card
 

Mikel Arteta fouled by Dean Whitehead, the ref awards a free kick. Dean Whitehead receives a yellow card for unsporting behaviour. Per Mertesacker takes the free kick.

29:21
 

Foul by Johan Djourou on Peter Crouch, free kick awarded. Direct free kick taken by Marc Wilson.

28:22
 

Peter Crouch challenges Laurent Koscielny unfairly and gives away a free kick. Direct free kick taken by Wojciech Szczesny.

26:23
Goal
 

A goal is scored by Yao Gervinho from close range low into the middle of the goal. Arsenal 1-0 Stoke.Assist on the goal came from Aaron Ramsey.

25:16
 

Andy Wilkinson concedes a free kick for a foul on Alex Song. Direct free kick taken by Mikel Arteta.

23:07
 

Foul by Mikel Arteta on Rory Delap, free kick awarded. Free kick crossed left-footed by Andy Wilkinson from right channel.

22:39
 

The assistant referee flags for offside against Jonathan Walters. Per Mertesacker restarts play with the free kick.

21:45
 

Shot from just outside the box by Aaron Ramsey misses to the left of the goal.

21:03
 

Free kick awarded for an unfair challenge on Theo Walcott by Marc Wilson. Free kick crossed right-footed by Mikel Arteta from right wing, clearance by Matthew Upson.

17:19
 

Handball by Dean Whitehead. Wojciech Szczesny takes the direct free kick.

16:11
 

Foul by Rory Delap on Alex Song, free kick awarded. Aaron Ramsey takes the free kick.

14:54
 

Foul by Matthew Upson on Marouane Chamakh, free kick awarded. Aaron Ramsey restarts play with the free kick.

11:13
 

Effort from long distance by Mikel Arteta goes wide right of the target.

10:22
 

Jonathan Walters has an effort at goal from the edge of the area that misses to the right of the target.

8:31
 

Outswinging corner taken right-footed by Mikel Arteta from the right by-line, Headed effort from deep inside the penalty area by Marouane Chamakh misses to the left of the goal.

5:18
 

Johan Djourou produces a cross.

3:37
 

Rory Delap produces a cross, save by Wojciech Szczesny.

2:55
 

Matthew Etherington has an effort at goal from outside the penalty area which goes wide right of the goal.

1:37
 

Clarindo Andre Santos is penalised for a handball. Andy Wilkinson restarts play with the free kick.

1:27
 

Alex Song fouled by Glenn Whelan, the ref awards a free kick. Per Mertesacker takes the free kick.

:13
 

Free kick awarded for an unfair challenge on Laurent Koscielny by Peter Crouch. Johan Djourou takes the direct free kick. The assistant referee signals for offside against Theo Walcott. Asmir Begovic takes the indirect free kick.

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

Full Barclays Premier League Table