• Barclays Premier League
  • Date: Sat 08 December 2012
  • Kick-off: 15:00
  • Venue: Emirates Stadium
Arsenal

Arsenal

Arteta 25" (P)

Arteta 63" (P)

2 - 0

Arsenal vs West Bromwich Albion


Team Lineups

Arsenal

1 Szczesny
3 Sagna
4 Mertesacker
5 Vermaelen
28 Gibbs
10 Wilshere
8 Arteta25"63"
19 Cazorla
15 Oxlade-Chamberlain
27 Gervinho
12 Giroud
Substitutes
36 Martinez
7 Rosicky
9 Podolski
16 Ramsey
18 Squillaci
22 Coquelin
25 Jenkinson

West Bromwich Albion

13 Myhill
2 Reid
3 Olsson
23 McAuley
6 Ridgewell
11 Brunt
7 Morrison
21 Mulumbu
22 Gera
24 Odemwingie
9 Long
Substitutes
19 Daniels
4 Popov
8 Rosenberg
17 Dorrans
20 Lukaku
30 Tamas
32 Fortune

Possession Stats

49%
51%

Form Guide - Barclays Premier League

Arsenal

W W D W L D D W

West Bromwich Albion

L L W D W D W L
Head to Head
West Brom
2-3
Arsenal 13-May-2012
Arsenal
3-0
West Brom 05-Nov-2011
West Brom
2-2
Arsenal 19-Mar-2011
Arsenal
2-3
West Brom 25-Sep-2010
West Brom
1-3
Arsenal 03-Mar-2009
Arsenal
1-0
West Brom 16-Aug-2008


Live Text Commentary
93:20 +3.2
 

Olivier Giroud is ruled offside. Gareth McAuley takes the indirect free kick.

90:44 +0.44
 

Corner taken short by Lukas Podolski.

89:58
 

Strike by Lukas Podolski from inside the six-yard box clear the bar.

89:38
 

Lukas Podolski has an effort at goal from 12 yards. Steven Reid gets a block in.

88:58
 

The assistant referee signals for offside against Shane Long. Wojciech Szczesny restarts play with the free kick.

88:30
 

Jack Wilshere takes a shot. Blocked by Jonas Olsson.

85:55
Substitution
 

Tomas Rosicky is adjudged to have handled the ball. Chris Brunt delivers the ball, Close range header by Romelu Lukaku misses to the right of the target. (Arsenal) makes a substitution, with Lukas Podolski coming on for Santi Cazorla.

85:40
 

Shane Long takes a shot. Save by Wojciech Szczesny.

84:49
 

Markus Rosenberg is ruled offside. Wojciech Szczesny restarts play with the free kick.

82:31
 

The assistant referee flags for offside against Tomas Rosicky. Youssouf Mulumbu takes the free kick.

80:53
 

Handball by Jack Wilshere. Direct free kick taken by James Morrison.

80:06
Substitution
 

Shane Long is flagged offside by the assistant referee. Yao Gervinho leaves the field to be replaced by Tomas Rosicky. Wojciech Szczesny takes the indirect free kick.

79:41
 

Chris Brunt takes a shot. Francis Coquelin gets a block in.

77:55
 

Steven Reid concedes a free kick for a foul on Santi Cazorla. Steven Reid goes into the book. Mikel Arteta has an effort direct from the free kick.

76:42
Substitution
 

Free kick awarded for an unfair challenge on Chris Brunt by Mikel Arteta. Francis Coquelin comes on in place of Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain. Direct free kick taken by Boaz Myhill.

74:54
Substitution
 

Markus Rosenberg is brought on as a substitute for Zoltan Gera.

73:26
 

Santi Cazorla takes a short corner.

72:37
 

Youssouf Mulumbu challenges Jack Wilshere unfairly and gives away a free kick. Free kick crossed by Santi Cazorla, Jonas Olsson manages to make a clearance.

67:47
 

Shane Long concedes a free kick for a foul on Yao Gervinho. Santi Cazorla shoots direct from the free kick, Shane Long gets a block in.

67:17
 

Headed effort from deep inside the area by Olivier Giroud misses to the right of the target.

66:12
Yellow card
 

Per Mertesacker receives a yellow card for dissent. Inswinging corner taken by Zoltan Gera from the left by-line, save by Wojciech Szczesny. Free kick awarded for an unfair challenge on Yao Gervinho by Youssouf Mulumbu. Wojciech Szczesny takes the free kick.

65:28
 

Inswinging corner taken left-footed by Chris Brunt, clearance by Per Mertesacker.

64:38
 

Steven Reid gives away a free kick for an unfair challenge on Yao Gervinho. Kieran Gibbs restarts play with the free kick.

62:26
Goal
 

Penalty awarded for an unfair challenge on Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain by Chris Brunt. Mikel Arteta scores a placed penalty. Arsenal 2-0 West Brom.Assist by Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain.

61:19
Substitution
 

Romelu Lukaku is brought on as a substitute for Peter Odemwingie. Inswinging corner taken by Zoltan Gera from the left by-line.

60:12
 

Mikel Arteta concedes a free kick for a foul on Zoltan Gera. Steven Reid delivers the ball from the free kick right-footed from right wing, Mikel Arteta makes a clearance.

59:30
 

Yao Gervinho takes a shot. Save by Boaz Myhill.

59:09
 

Yao Gervinho takes a shot. Blocked by Jonas Olsson.

56:47
Yellow card
 

Corner taken left-footed by Chris Brunt from the right by-line, Header from close in by Gareth McAuley misses to the left of the goal. Chris Brunt receives a yellow card for dissent.

56:14
 

Headed effort from deep inside the area by Yao Gervinho misses to the right of the target.

54:43
 

Mikel Arteta gives away a free kick for an unfair challenge on Zoltan Gera. Free kick taken by Boaz Myhill.

54:12
 

Foul by Shane Long on Jack Wilshere, free kick awarded. Thomas Vermaelen takes the free kick.

52:57
Yellow card
 

The assistant referee flags for offside against Jack Wilshere. Booking for Jonas Olsson for unsporting behaviour. Olivier Giroud is given a yellow card. Free kick taken by Boaz Myhill.

49:52
 

Shane Long fouled by Per Mertesacker, the ref awards a free kick. Free kick crossed by Chris Brunt, Mikel Arteta makes a clearance.

46:16
 

Foul by Mikel Arteta on Zoltan Gera, free kick awarded. A cross is delivered by Chris Brunt, Headed effort from deep inside the area by Gareth McAuley misses to the right of the target.

45:31 +0.31
 

Headed effort from the edge of the area by Zoltan Gera goes wide of the right-hand upright.

44:17
 

Inswinging corner taken by Santi Cazorla, Shot from deep inside the area by Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain goes over the bar.

42:21
 

Foul by Mikel Arteta on Youssouf Mulumbu, free kick awarded. Youssouf Mulumbu takes the free kick.

41:25
 

Corner taken by Santi Cazorla played to the near post, clearance by Shane Long.

41:08
 

Yao Gervinho takes a shot. Save by Boaz Myhill.

39:06
 

Zoltan Gera fouled by Bacary Sagna, the ref awards a free kick. Free kick crossed by Chris Brunt, free kick awarded for a foul by Jonas Olsson on Per Mertesacker. Direct free kick taken by Wojciech Szczesny.

36:55
 

Jack Wilshere produces a right-footed shot from close range which goes wide of the right-hand upright.

35:09
 

Thomas Vermaelen challenges Peter Odemwingie unfairly and gives away a free kick. Chris Brunt crosses the ball from the free kick left-footed from right wing. The official flags Jonas Olsson offside. Wojciech Szczesny takes the indirect free kick.

30:36
 

The offside flag is raised against Olivier Giroud. Boaz Myhill restarts play with the free kick.

29:10
 

Corner taken right-footed by Santi Cazorla from the left by-line to the near post, Per Mertesacker gives away a free kick for an unfair challenge on Jonas Olsson. Boaz Myhill takes the direct free kick.

27:39
 

The official flags Chris Brunt offside. Indirect free kick taken by Wojciech Szczesny.

26:45
 

Kieran Gibbs is caught offside. Boaz Myhill takes the indirect free kick.

24:17
Goal
 

Steven Reid gives away a Penalty for an unfair challenge on Santi Cazorla. Penalty taken right-footed by Mikel Arteta and scored. Arsenal 1-0 West Brom.Assist by Santi Cazorla.

22:29
 

Effort from the edge of the penalty box by Chris Brunt goes wide of the right-hand upright.

20:54
 

Unfair challenge on Youssouf Mulumbu by Jack Wilshere results in a free kick. Youssouf Mulumbu restarts play with the free kick.

20:14
 

The assistant referee signals for offside against Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain. Indirect free kick taken by Boaz Myhill.

16:11
 

Santi Cazorla produces a left-footed shot from deep inside the penalty box which goes wide of the left-hand upright.

15:14
 

Jack Wilshere takes a shot. Jonas Olsson gets a block in.

14:39
 

Goran Popov challenges Bacary Sagna unfairly and gives away a free kick. The free kick is delivered right-footed by Santi Cazorla from right wing, Steven Reid manages to make a clearance.

12:22
 

Inswinging corner taken right-footed by Santi Cazorla from the left by-line, Jonas Olsson makes a clearance.

10:47
 

Santi Cazorla has a shot on goal from outside the box which misses right.

6:34
 

Per Mertesacker fouled by Shane Long, the ref awards a free kick. Wojciech Szczesny takes the direct free kick.

5:57
Substitution
 

Goran Popov replaces Liam Ridgewell.

4:57
 

Unfair challenge on Bacary Sagna by Zoltan Gera results in a free kick. Direct free kick taken by Bacary Sagna.

4:04
 

Effort from inside the area by Yao Gervinho misses to the left of the target.

3:31
 

Corner taken right-footed by Santi Cazorla from the left by-line, clearance by Steven Reid.

2:25
 

Youssouf Mulumbu fouled by Mikel Arteta, the ref awards a free kick. Free kick taken by Youssouf Mulumbu.

Barclays Premier League table

Pos Team Pld GD Pts
1 Chelsea 38 41 87
2 Man City 38 45 79
3 Arsenal 38 35 75
4 Man Utd 38 25 70
5 Tottenham Hotspur 38 5 64
6 Liverpool 38 4 62
7 Southampton 38 21 60
8 Swansea 38 -3 56
9 Stoke 38 3 54
10 Crystal Palace 38 -4 48

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