• Barclays Premier League
  • Date: Sat 05 March 2011
  • Kick-off: 15:00
  • Venue: Emirates Stadium

Arsenal vs Sunderland


Team Lineups

Arsenal

53 Szczesny
3 Sagna
20 Djourou
6 Koscielny
22 Clichy
15 Denilson
19 Wilshere
8 Nasri
2 Diaby
23 Arshavin
52 Bendtner
Substitutes
1 Almunia
7 Rosicky
16 Ramsey
18 Squillaci
27 Eboue
28 Gibbs
29 Chamakh

Sunderland

22 Mignolet
29 Ferdinand
5 Mensah
19 Bramble
2 Bardsley
10 Henderson
11 Muntari
8 Malbranque
3 Richardson
28 Sessegnon
33 Gyan
Substitutes
1 Gordon
16 Riveros
17 Welbeck
25 Colback
27 Elmohamady
30 Knott
31 Noble

Possession Stats

45%
55%

Form Guide - Barclays Premier League

Arsenal

W W D W L D D W

Sunderland

W L D W W D D L
Head to Head
Sunderland
1-1
Arsenal 18-Sep-2010
Arsenal
2-0
Sunderland 20-Feb-2010
Sunderland
1-0
Arsenal 21-Nov-2009
Arsenal
0-0
Sunderland 21-Feb-2009
Sunderland
1-1
Arsenal 04-Oct-2008
Sunderland
0-1
Arsenal 11-May-2008


Live Text Commentary
94:28 +4.28
 

Headed effort from inside the area by Laurent Koscielny misses to the left of the goal.

94:00 +4
 

Corner from left by-line taken by Andrey Arshavin.

93:04 +3.04
 

Nicklas Bendtner takes a shot. Save by Simon Mignolet.

92:28 +2.28
Yellow card
 

Jack Colback is booked. Jack Colback gives away a free kick for an unfair challenge on Jack Wilshere. Andrey Arshavin restarts play with the free kick.

91:28 +1.28
 

The official flags Danny Welbeck offside. Laurent Koscielny takes the direct free kick.

90:48 +0.48
 

Andrey Arshavin is flagged offside by the assistant referee. Simon Mignolet takes the direct free kick.

88:40
 

Samir Nasri concedes a free kick for a foul on Sulley Muntari. Direct free kick taken by Sulley Muntari.

87:39
 

Sulley Muntari gives away a free kick for an unfair challenge on Tomas Rosicky. Andrey Arshavin restarts play with the free kick.

86:45
Substitution
 

Jordan Henderson leaves the field to be replaced by Jack Colback. The assistant referee flags for offside against Andrey Arshavin. Free kick taken by Simon Mignolet.

85:11
 

Inswinging corner taken right-footed by Ahmed Elmohamady, Effort on goal by Stephane Sessegnon from just inside the box goes harmlessly over the target.

84:26
Yellow card
 

Samir Nasri receives a yellow card. Danny Welbeck fouled by Samir Nasri, the ref awards a free kick. Sulley Muntari takes the direct free kick.

83:12
 

Corner from the left by-line taken by Ahmed Elmohamady, Shot on goal by Titus Bramble from inside the box goes harmlessly over the target.

82:56
 

Danny Welbeck takes a shot. Wojciech Szczesny makes a save.

82:05
 

Outswinging corner taken from the right by-line by Jordan Henderson.

81:01
Yellow card
 

Laurent Koscielny shown a yellow card. Danny Welbeck fouled by Laurent Koscielny, the ref awards a free kick. Kieran Richardson takes the direct free kick.

79:52
 

Shot from close in by Andrey Arshavin misses to the left of the target.

78:53
 

Gael Clichy takes a shot. John Mensah gets a block in.

77:47
Substitution
 

Ahmed Elmohamady comes on in place of Asamoah Gyan.

76:11
Substitution
 

Vassiriki Diaby leaves the field to be replaced by Tomas Rosicky.

75:59
 

Effort on goal by Bacary Sagna from just inside the area clears the crossbar.

74:53
 

The ball is delivered by Bacary Sagna.

74:16
 

The ball is crossed by Jack Wilshere, Marouane Chamakh takes a shot.

71:17
 

Free kick awarded for an unfair challenge on Laurent Koscielny by Stephane Sessegnon. Shot on goal comes in from Samir Nasri from the free kick, save by Simon Mignolet.

69:31
 

The ball is delivered by Nicklas Bendtner, clearance made by Anton Ferdinand.

67:34
Substitution
 

Danny Welbeck joins the action as a substitute, replacing Steed Malbranque. The referee blows for offside against Marouane Chamakh. Simon Mignolet restarts play with the free kick.

65:36
 

Andrey Arshavin fouled by Stephane Sessegnon, the ref awards a free kick. Andrey Arshavin produces a cross, Nicklas Bendtner produces a header from deep inside the six-yard box that clears the bar.

64:03
Yellow card
 

Jack Wilshere booked for dissent.

62:09
 

Laurent Koscielny concedes a free kick for a foul on Asamoah Gyan. Free kick taken by Titus Bramble.

61:55
 

Andrey Arshavin takes a shot. Save by Simon Mignolet.

60:50
Substitution
 

Marouane Chamakh is brought on as a substitute for Neves Denilson. Unfair challenge on Stephane Sessegnon by Neves Denilson results in a free kick. Direct free kick taken by Simon Mignolet.

58:54
Yellow card
 

Jordan Henderson booked. Jordan Henderson concedes a free kick for a foul on Neves Denilson. Laurent Koscielny takes the free kick.

58:34
 

Kieran Richardson is flagged offside by the assistant referee. Gael Clichy takes the free kick.

58:03
 

The ball is swung over by Phillip Bardsley, clearance by Laurent Koscielny.

57:26
 

Neves Denilson concedes a free kick for a foul on Jordan Henderson. Direct free kick taken by Sulley Muntari.

56:34
 

Steed Malbranque fouled by Samir Nasri, the ref awards a free kick. Free kick taken by Phillip Bardsley.

51:10
 

Short corner taken by Samir Nasri from the right by-line.

46:13
 

Nicklas Bendtner is ruled offside. Free kick taken by Simon Mignolet.

45:33 +0.33
 

Corner taken by Samir Nasri, Andrey Arshavin gives away a free kick for an unfair challenge on Simon Mignolet. Simon Mignolet restarts play with the free kick.

45:59
 

The ball is sent over by Gael Clichy, clearance made by John Mensah.

45:22 +0.22
 

The ball is crossed by Bacary Sagna, Titus Bramble makes a clearance.

45:13
 

The assistant referee signals for offside against Nicklas Bendtner. Titus Bramble restarts play with the free kick.

43:36
 

Sulley Muntari takes the inswinging corner, clearance made by Gael Clichy.

43:14
 

Centre by Stephane Sessegnon, Laurent Koscielny manages to make a clearance.

42:03
 

Samir Nasri fouled by Phillip Bardsley, the ref awards a free kick. Bacary Sagna takes the free kick.

41:13
 

Free kick awarded for a foul by Sulley Muntari on Vassiriki Diaby. Direct free kick taken by Jack Wilshere.

39:53
 

Corner from the left by-line taken by Samir Nasri, clearance made by Titus Bramble.

39:40
 

Nicklas Bendtner takes a shot. Save made by Simon Mignolet.

37:54
 

Samir Nasri takes a shot. Simon Mignolet makes a save.

37:38
 

The referee blows for offside. Free kick taken by Laurent Koscielny.

35:03
 

Corner from the right by-line taken by Jack Wilshere, overhead kick shot by Nicklas Bendtner. Simon Mignolet makes a save.

34:51
 

Samir Nasri sends in a cross, clearance by John Mensah.

34:19
 

Kieran Richardson takes a shot. Jack Wilshere gets a block in.

30:18
 

Free kick awarded for an unfair challenge on John Mensah by Laurent Koscielny. Direct free kick taken by Simon Mignolet.

24:21
 

Unfair challenge on Phillip Bardsley by Nicklas Bendtner results in a free kick. Direct free kick taken by Simon Mignolet.

23:38
 

The referee blows for offside against Jordan Henderson. Laurent Koscielny takes the direct free kick.

22:08
Yellow card
 

Booking for Kieran Richardson. Foul by Kieran Richardson on Neves Denilson, free kick awarded. Laurent Koscielny takes the free kick.

21:38
 

Free kick awarded for an unfair challenge on Jordan Henderson by Andrey Arshavin. Stephane Sessegnon restarts play with the free kick.

19:49
 

Jack Wilshere has an effort at goal from outside the area missing to the wide right of the target.

16:49
 

Stephane Sessegnon takes a shot. Save by Wojciech Szczesny.

15:57
 

The ball is crossed by Bacary Sagna, clearance by Titus Bramble.

13:31
 

Bacary Sagna concedes a free kick for a foul on Steed Malbranque. Direct free kick taken by Simon Mignolet.

12:07
 

Foul by Anton Ferdinand on Andrey Arshavin, free kick awarded. Johan Djourou takes the direct free kick.

10:50
 

A cross is delivered by Bacary Sagna, clearance made by Phillip Bardsley.

9:49
 

Samir Nasri takes a shot. Save by Simon Mignolet.

9:09
 

Kieran Richardson challenges Vassiriki Diaby unfairly and gives away a free kick. Bacary Sagna takes the direct free kick.

7:56
 

Phillip Bardsley has an effort at goal from outside the penalty box which goes wide left of the goal.

7:15
 

Jordan Henderson takes a inswinging corner to the near post.

6:17
 

Foul by Nicklas Bendtner on John Mensah, free kick awarded. Free kick taken by Simon Mignolet.

2:22
 

Jordan Henderson sends in a cross, save by Wojciech Szczesny.

1:58
 

Short corner taken by Jordan Henderson.

1:15
 

The assistant referee signals for offside against Asamoah Gyan. Direct free kick taken by Laurent Koscielny.

Barclays Premier League table

Pos Team Pld GD Pts
1 Arsenal 0 0 0
2 Aston Villa 0 0 0
3 Bournemouth 0 0 0
4 Chelsea 0 0 0
5 Crystal Palace 0 0 0
6 Everton 0 0 0
7 Leicester 0 0 0
8 Liverpool 0 0 0
9 Man City 0 0 0
10 Man Utd 0 0 0

Full Barclays Premier League Table