• Barclays Premier League
  • Date: Sun 16 October 2011
  • Kick-off: 13:30
  • Venue: Emirates Stadium
Arsenal

Arsenal

van Persie 0"

van Persie 82"

2 - 1
Sunderland

Sunderland

Larsson 30"

Arsenal vs Sunderland


Team Lineups

Arsenal

13 Szczesny
25 Jenkinson
6 Koscielny
4 Mertesacker
28 Gibbs
17 Song
8 Arteta
7 Rosicky
14 Walcott
10 van Persie0"82"
27 Gervinho
Substitutes
21 Fabianski
9 Park
11 Andre Santos
20 Djourou
23 Arshavin
26 Frimpong
30 Benayoun

Sunderland

22 Mignolet
16 O'Shea
4 Turner
5 Brown
11 Richardson
27 Elmohamady
15 Vaughan
14 Colback
6 Cattermole
7 Larsson30"
28 Sessegnon
Substitutes
20 Westwood
8 Gardner
10 Wickham
17 Ji
18 Meyler
23 McClean
40 Laing

Possession Stats

51%
49%

Form Guide - Barclays Premier League

Arsenal

W W W W W W W D

Sunderland

D L D L L W L D


Live Text Commentary
94:25 +4.25
 

Free kick awarded for a foul by Alex Song on Craig Gardner. Simon Mignolet restarts play with the free kick.

94:00 +4
 

Connor Wickham takes a shot. Blocked by Laurent Koscielny.

92:22 +2.22
 

The assistant referee flags for offside against Ahmed Elmohamady. Clarindo Andre Santos takes the free kick.

90:11 +0.11
 

Kieran Richardson gives away a free kick for an unfair challenge on Yossi Benayoun. Direct free kick taken by Robin van Persie.

89:33
 

Yossi Benayoun takes a shot. Wes Brown gets a block in.

88:39
 

Short corner worked by Robin van Persie.

88:27
 

Theo Walcott takes a shot. Kieran Richardson gets a block in.

86:37
Substitution
 

Lee Cattermole leaves the field to be replaced by Craig Gardner.

84:32
 

Andrey Arshavin takes a shot. Save made by Simon Mignolet.

83:18
 

Connor Wickham takes a shot. Laurent Koscielny gets a block in. Dong-Won Ji is flagged offside by the assistant referee. Wojciech Szczesny restarts play with the free kick.

82:50
Yellow card
 

Robin van Persie is booked.

81:04
Goal
 

Free kick awarded for an unfair challenge on Robin van Persie by Wes Brown. Robin van Persie hits the back of the net with a goal direct from the free kick from just outside the area to the top right corner of the goal. Arsenal 2-1 Sunderland.

79:09
 

Mikel Arteta has a volleyed shot. Lee Cattermole gets a block in.

78:50
 

Corner taken left-footed by Robin van Persie from the right by-line to the near post, Connor Wickham makes a clearance.

78:30
Substitution
 

Connor Wickham is brought on as a substitute for Stephane Sessegnon.

78:06
 

Short corner worked by Mikel Arteta.

77:56
 

Andrey Arshavin takes a shot. Michael Turner gets a block in.

76:39
 

Foul by Yossi Benayoun on Lee Cattermole, free kick awarded. Free kick taken by Lee Cattermole.

75:48
Substitution
 

Yossi Benayoun comes on in place of Tomas Rosicky.

75:08
 

Tomas Rosicky takes a shot. Blocked by Lee Cattermole.

72:53
 

Effort on goal by Andrey Arshavin from deep inside the penalty area misses to the right of the goal.

72:19
 

Foul by Stephane Sessegnon on Alex Song, free kick awarded. Wojciech Szczesny takes the free kick.

70:43
 

Michael Turner is flagged offside by the assistant referee. Free kick taken by Carl Jenkinson.

70:01
 

Inswinging corner taken left-footed by David Vaughan, save by Wojciech Szczesny.

66:44
Substitution
 

Andrey Arshavin joins the action as a substitute, replacing Yao Gervinho.

66:13
Substitution
 

(Sunderland) makes a substitution, with Dong-Won Ji coming on for Sebastian Larsson.

64:04
 

Robin van Persie takes a shot. Simon Mignolet makes a save.

62:44
 

Foul by Laurent Koscielny on Stephane Sessegnon, free kick awarded. Laurent Koscielny is cautioned by the ref for unsporting behaviour. Free kick taken by Sebastian Larsson.

60:25
Yellow card
 

Theo Walcott fouled by Wes Brown, the ref awards a free kick. Booking for Wes Brown for unsporting behaviour. Theo Walcott has an effort direct from the free kick.

59:37
 

Corner taken right-footed by Mikel Arteta to the near post, Lee Cattermole manages to make a clearance.

59:10
 

Alex Song fouled by Lee Cattermole, the ref awards a free kick. Free kick taken by Alex Song.

57:39
 

Tomas Rosicky fouled by John O'Shea, the ref awards a free kick. Mikel Arteta has an effort direct from the free kick.

56:00
 

Alex Song concedes a free kick for a foul on Stephane Sessegnon. Alex Song receives a caution for unsporting behaviour. Sebastian Larsson delivers the ball, Headed effort from deep inside the area by John O'Shea misses to the left of the goal.

55:11
 

Foul by Ahmed Elmohamady on Alex Song, free kick awarded. Alex Song takes the free kick.

54:23
Yellow card
 

Robin van Persie fouled by Sebastian Larsson, the ref awards a free kick. Sebastian Larsson receives a yellow card for unsporting behaviour. Mikel Arteta restarts play with the free kick.

53:51
 

Free kick awarded for an unfair challenge on Stephane Sessegnon by Per Mertesacker. Kieran Richardson restarts play with the free kick.

52:11
 

Shot by Clarindo Andre Santos from a long way out goes over the target.

51:11
Yellow card
 

David Vaughan concedes a free kick for a foul on Tomas Rosicky. David Vaughan shown a yellow card. Clarindo Andre Santos restarts play with the free kick.

49:59
 

Inswinging corner taken from the right by-line by Robin van Persie, clearance made by John O'Shea.

49:49
Substitution
 

(Arsenal) makes a substitution, with Clarindo Andre Santos coming on for Kieran Gibbs.

45:25 +0.25
 

Jack Colback produces a left-footed shot from inside the area that clears the crossbar.

45:33
 

Kieran Richardson concedes a free kick for a foul on Robin van Persie. Mikel Arteta takes the free kick. Alex Song takes a shot. Michael Turner gets a block in.

43:47
 

Unfair challenge on Jack Colback by Per Mertesacker results in a free kick. Free kick crossed by Sebastian Larsson, clearance by Robin van Persie.

42:18
 

Alex Song takes a shot. Save made by Simon Mignolet.

42:01
 

Robin van Persie takes a inswinging corner from the right by-line to the near post, John O'Shea manages to make a clearance.

41:48
 

Carl Jenkinson delivers the ball, clearance made by David Vaughan.

39:53
 

Jack Colback gives away a free kick for an unfair challenge on Laurent Koscielny. Free kick taken by Kieran Gibbs.

39:10
 

Unfair challenge on Stephane Sessegnon by Alex Song results in a free kick. Free kick taken by Simon Mignolet.

38:14
 

Lee Cattermole challenges Tomas Rosicky unfairly and gives away a free kick. Mikel Arteta takes the free kick.

36:35
 

Foul by Lee Cattermole on Alex Song, free kick awarded. Alex Song takes the free kick.

35:38
 

Wes Brown gives away a free kick for an unfair challenge on Robin van Persie. Free kick taken by Mikel Arteta.

34:07
 

Lee Cattermole takes a shot. Wojciech Szczesny makes a brilliant save.

32:51
 

Robin van Persie takes a inswinging corner to the near post, Sebastian Larsson manages to make a clearance.

28:56
Goal
 

The referee gives a free kick against Mikel Arteta for handball. Sebastian Larsson grabs a goal direct from the free kick from long range to the top left corner of the goal. Arsenal 1-1 Sunderland.

27:44
 

Robin van Persie challenges Lee Cattermole unfairly and gives away a free kick. Free kick crossed by Sebastian Larsson.

25:06
 

The referee blows for offside against Kieran Gibbs. Simon Mignolet takes the free kick.

21:52
 

Inswinging corner taken from the left by-line by Mikel Arteta, Yao Gervinho takes a shot. Kieran Richardson gets a block in.

20:49
 

Yao Gervinho takes a shot from just inside the penalty box which clears the crossbar.

20:09
 

Free kick awarded for an unfair challenge on Mikel Arteta by Sebastian Larsson. Carl Jenkinson restarts play with the free kick.

18:10
 

Yao Gervinho fouled by Michael Turner, the ref awards a free kick. Robin van Persie takes the free kick.

16:42
 

Shot by Kieran Richardson went wide of the right-hand upright.

15:52
 

The official flags Stephane Sessegnon offside. Indirect free kick taken by Kieran Gibbs.

14:15
 

Ahmed Elmohamady gives away a free kick for an unfair challenge on Alex Song. Alex Song restarts play with the free kick.

13:25
 

Robin van Persie has an effort at goal from outside the penalty area missing to the wide left of the goal.

12:20
 

The assistant referee flags for offside against Yao Gervinho. Simon Mignolet takes the indirect free kick.

12:09
 

Jack Colback gives away a free kick for an unfair challenge on Laurent Koscielny. Free kick taken by Tomas Rosicky.

11:10
 

Robin van Persie has an effort at goal from the edge of the area hitting the post.

9:42
 

Sebastian Larsson takes a inswinging corner from the left by-line played to the near post, Ahmed Elmohamady has a headed effort at goal from close in which goes wide of the left-hand upright.

9:13
 

Theo Walcott takes a shot. Save by Simon Mignolet.

8:46
 

Corner taken by Mikel Arteta played to the near post, clearance made by Lee Cattermole.

8:02
 

Robin van Persie delivers the ball, clearance by John O'Shea.

7:14
 

Foul by Kieran Richardson on Theo Walcott, free kick awarded. Mikel Arteta crosses the ball in from the free kick, Wes Brown manages to make a clearance.

2:34
 

Laurent Koscielny challenges Stephane Sessegnon unfairly and gives away a free kick. The free kick is delivered right-footed by Sebastian Larsson from right channel, clearance by Laurent Koscielny.

:26
Goal
 

Robin van Persie gets on the score sheet with a goal from just inside the area to the bottom right corner of the goal. Arsenal 1-0 Sunderland.Yao Gervinho provided the assist for the goal.

Barclays Premier League table

Pos Team Pld GD Pts
1 Chelsea 33 39 77
2 Man City 34 34 67
3 Arsenal 33 31 67
4 Man Utd 34 25 65
5 Liverpool 33 11 58
6 Tottenham Hotspur 34 6 58
7 Southampton 34 21 57
8 Swansea 34 -3 50
9 Stoke 34 -3 47
10 Everton 34 1 44

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