• Barclays Premier League
  • Date: Sat 18 August 2012
  • Kick-off: 15:00
  • Venue: Emirates Stadium

Arsenal vs Sunderland


Team Lineups

Arsenal

1 Szczesny
25 Jenkinson
4 Mertesacker
5 Vermaelen
28 Gibbs
2 Diaby
8 Arteta
19 Cazorla
14 Walcott
27 Gervinho
9 Podolski
Substitutes
24 Mannone
11 Andre Santos
12 Giroud
16 Ramsey
20 Djourou
22 Coquelin
23 Arshavin

Sunderland

22 Mignolet
8 Gardner
24 Cuellar
16 O'Shea
11 Richardson
7 Larsson
14 Colback
6 Cattermole
23 McClean
28 Sessegnon
9 Campbell
Substitutes
20 Westwood
10 Wickham
12 Kilgallon
18 Meyler
19 Bramble
25 Saha
27 Elmohamady

Possession Stats

46%
54%

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
1-2
Arsenal 11-Feb-2012
Arsenal
2-1
Sunderland 16-Oct-2011
Arsenal
0-0
Sunderland 05-Mar-2011
Sunderland
1-1
Arsenal 18-Sep-2010
Arsenal
2-0
Sunderland 20-Feb-2010
Sunderland
1-0
Arsenal 21-Nov-2009


Live Text Commentary
93:33 +3.33
 

Inswinging corner taken by Andrey Arshavin, Simon Mignolet makes a save.

91:01 +1.01
 

Corner taken by Santi Cazorla from the right by-line to the near post, John O'Shea manages to make a clearance.

86:37
 

Free kick awarded for a foul by Andrey Arshavin on Louis Saha. David Meyler takes the free kick.

84:35
 

Olivier Giroud concedes a free kick for a foul on David Meyler. Free kick crossed left-footed by James McClean, clearance made by Kieran Gibbs.

83:40
 

David Meyler fouled by Santi Cazorla, the ref awards a free kick. Simon Mignolet takes the direct free kick.

81:18
 

Effort from inside the area by Olivier Giroud misses to the right of the goal.

79:35
 

Aaron Ramsey takes a shot from deep inside the box clearing the bar.

77:53
Substitution
 

(Sunderland) makes a substitution, with David Meyler coming on for Sebastian Larsson.

75:44
Substitution
 

Effort on goal by Olivier Giroud from deep inside the area goes harmlessly over the bar. Andrey Arshavin is brought on as a substitute for Theo Walcott.

74:37
 

Louis Saha concedes a free kick for a foul on Kieran Gibbs. Free kick taken by Thomas Vermaelen.

72:42
 

Free kick awarded for an unfair challenge on Mikel Arteta by Ahmed Elmohamady. Direct free kick taken by Thomas Vermaelen.

70:57
 

Free kick awarded for a foul by Mikel Arteta on Louis Saha. Simon Mignolet takes the direct free kick.

70:19
 

Corner taken by Santi Cazorla from the left by-line to the near post, Craig Gardner manages to make a clearance.

69:06
 

Aaron Ramsey takes a shot. Simon Mignolet makes a save.

67:57
Substitution
 

Ahmed Elmohamady comes on in place of Fraizer Campbell. Vassiriki Diaby leaves the field to be replaced by Aaron Ramsey.

64:59
 

Yao Gervinho takes a shot. Carlos Cuellar gets a block in. Lee Cattermole fouled by Vassiriki Diaby, the ref awards a free kick. Direct free kick taken by Simon Mignolet. The offside flag is raised against Louis Saha. Wojciech Szczesny takes the free kick.

62:37
Substitution
 

Shot by Theo Walcott from deep inside the penalty area misses to the right of the target. Stephane Sessegnon leaves the field to be replaced by Louis Saha. Olivier Giroud replaces Lukas Podolski.

62:05
 

Unfair challenge on Santi Cazorla by Lee Cattermole results in a free kick. Direct free kick taken by Vassiriki Diaby.

59:40
 

Santi Cazorla produces a left-footed shot from just outside the box that goes wide left of the goal.

57:04
 

Free kick awarded for a foul by Kieran Richardson on Theo Walcott. Strike on goal comes in from Lukas Podolski from the free kick.

52:08
 

Free kick awarded for an unfair challenge on Sebastian Larsson by Vassiriki Diaby. Direct free kick taken by Craig Gardner.

47:53
 

Mikel Arteta concedes a free kick for a foul on Sebastian Larsson. Free kick crossed right-footed by Sebastian Larsson, clearance by Carl Jenkinson.

46:04
 

Foul by Fraizer Campbell on Kieran Gibbs, free kick awarded. Kieran Gibbs restarts play with the free kick.

45:02 +0.02
 

Free kick awarded for an unfair challenge on Stephane Sessegnon by Mikel Arteta. Lee Cattermole takes the free kick.

45:04
 

Per Mertesacker challenges Stephane Sessegnon unfairly and gives away a free kick. Free kick taken by Stephane Sessegnon.

41:48
 

Outswinging corner taken right-footed by Santi Cazorla, clearance by Fraizer Campbell.

40:22
 

Effort on goal by Jack Colback from deep inside the penalty area misses to the right of the goal.

37:34
 

Foul by Theo Walcott on Fraizer Campbell, free kick awarded. Direct free kick taken by Simon Mignolet.

34:58
 

Free kick awarded for a foul by Sebastian Larsson on Thomas Vermaelen. Free kick crossed by Mikel Arteta, clearance by Craig Gardner. The referee blows for offside. Free kick taken by Simon Mignolet.

33:36
 

Lukas Podolski challenges John O'Shea unfairly and gives away a free kick. Direct free kick taken by Simon Mignolet.

31:50
 

Kieran Richardson concedes a free kick for a foul on Yao Gervinho. Shot comes in from Mikel Arteta from the free kick.

29:37
 

Theo Walcott is flagged offside by the assistant referee. Simon Mignolet takes the direct free kick.

27:07
 

Vassiriki Diaby takes a shot. Simon Mignolet makes a save. Santi Cazorla takes a inswinging corner from the left by-line to the near post, Craig Gardner manages to make a clearance.

26:35
 

The referee gives a free kick against Lee Cattermole for handball. Free kick taken by Mikel Arteta.

25:22
 

Theo Walcott produces a header from inside the area that goes over the bar.

21:25
 

Outswinging corner taken by Santi Cazorla, Kieran Richardson manages to make a clearance. Corner taken by Santi Cazorla. Shot by Theo Walcott from deep inside the penalty area misses to the right of the target.

18:58
 

Vassiriki Diaby concedes a free kick for a foul on Fraizer Campbell. Craig Gardner takes the direct free kick.

17:53
 

Effort from inside the area by Santi Cazorla misses to the left of the goal.

13:12
 

Free kick awarded for a foul by James McClean on Theo Walcott. Carl Jenkinson takes the direct free kick.

10:39
 

Shot from 20 yards from Jack Colback. Wojciech Szczesny makes a save.

4:32
 

Shot by Santi Cazorla. Simon Mignolet makes a save.

4:04
 

James McClean takes a shot. Save made by Wojciech Szczesny.

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