• Barclays Premier League
  • Date: Sat 22 January 2011
  • Kick-off: 15:00
  • Venue: Emirates Stadium
Arsenal

Arsenal

van Persie 20"

van Persie 57"

van Persie 84"

3 - 0

Arsenal vs Wigan Athletic


Team Lineups

Arsenal

53 Szczesny
3 Sagna
20 Djourou
6 Koscielny
22 Clichy
17 Song
19 Wilshere
14 Walcott
4 Fabregas
8 Nasri
10 van Persie20"57"84"
Substitutes
55 Shea
15 Denilson
23 Arshavin
27 Eboue
28 Gibbs
29 Chamakh
52 Bendtner

Wigan Athletic

26 Al Habsi
2 Gohouri
5 Caldwell
13 Caldwell
31 Figueroa
23 Stam
21 Diame
8 Watson
6 Thomas
10 N'Zogbia
20 Rodallega
Substitutes
12 Pollitt
4 McCarthy
7 Di Santo
14 Gomez
16 McArthur
17 Boyce
38 McManaman

Possession Stats

54%
46%

Form Guide - Barclays Premier League

Arsenal

W W D W L D D W

Wigan Athletic

D L L D W L L D
Head to Head
Wigan
2-2
Arsenal 29-Dec-2010
Wigan
3-2
Arsenal 18-Apr-2010
Arsenal
4-0
Wigan 19-Sep-2009
Wigan
1-4
Arsenal 11-Apr-2009
Arsenal
1-0
Wigan 06-Dec-2008
Wigan
0-0
Arsenal 09-Mar-2008


Live Text Commentary
92:14 +2.14
 

Outswinging corner taken from the right by-line by Andrey Arshavin.

90:10 +0.1
 

The referee blows for offside against Franco Di Santo. Wojciech Szczesny takes the indirect free kick.

89:37
 

Effort on goal by Theo Walcott from inside the box misses to the right of the target.

88:31
 

Bacary Sagna takes a shot. Blocked by Hendry Thomas.

86:32
 

Free kick awarded for an unfair challenge on Laurent Koscielny by Franco Di Santo. Free kick taken by Laurent Koscielny.

84:45
Goal
 

A goal is scored by Robin van Persie from deep inside the penalty area to the top left corner of the goal. Arsenal 3-0 Wigan.(Arsenal) makes a substitution, with Marouane Chamakh coming on for Robin van Persie. Francesc Fabregas leaves the field to be replaced by Neves Denilson. Theo Walcott provided the assist for the goal.

83:48
 

Shot from just outside the box by Alex Song misses to the left of the goal.

83:04
 

The official flags Hugo Rodallega offside. Indirect free kick taken by Wojciech Szczesny.

82:24
 

Free kick awarded for an unfair challenge on Ben Watson by Francesc Fabregas. Free kick taken by Hendry Thomas.

79:27
 

Franco Di Santo fouled by Andrey Arshavin, the ref awards a free kick. James McArthur takes the free kick.

77:03
Substitution
 

Charles N'Zogbia leaves the field to be replaced by Emmerson Boyce.

76:16
 

Franco Di Santo challenges Laurent Koscielny unfairly and gives away a free kick. Jack Wilshere takes the free kick.

74:22
Substitution
 

Andrey Arshavin joins the action as a substitute, replacing Samir Nasri.

73:07
 

Robin van Persie produces a left-footed shot from just outside the area that goes wide left of the goal.

73:07
 

Shot from just outside the penalty area by Robin van Persie hits the post.

71:04
 

Headed effort from deep inside the penalty area by Franco Di Santo misses to the left of the goal.

69:18
Goal
 

Gary Caldwell sent from the field by the ref for professional foul. Penalty awarded for an unfair challenge on Francesc Fabregas by Gary Caldwell. Penalty missed over the bar by Robin van Persie.

68:06
 

Shot from just outside the box by Francesc Fabregas misses to the right of the target.

67:36
 

Foul by Franco Di Santo on Laurent Koscielny, free kick awarded. Free kick taken by Jack Wilshere.

66:24
Yellow card
 

The referee shows Hendry Thomas a yellow card. Free kick awarded for an unfair challenge on Bacary Sagna by Hendry Thomas. Free kick taken by Wojciech Szczesny.

65:18
 

Jack Wilshere has a shot on goal from outside the box which misses right.

64:20
 

Franco Di Santo has a headed effort at goal from deep inside the area missing to the left of the target.

62:51
 

Francesc Fabregas gives away a free kick for an unfair challenge on Gary Caldwell. Gary Caldwell takes the free kick.

57:37
Goal
 

Robin van Persie finds the back of the net with a goal from inside the six-yard box low into the middle of the goal. Arsenal 2-0 Wigan.Assist by Francesc Fabregas.

57:20
 

Ben Watson gives away a free kick for an unfair challenge on Alex Song. Free kick taken by Alex Song.

56:03
 

Shot by Theo Walcott from deep inside the penalty area misses to the right of the target.

52:25
 

Inswinging corner taken by Francesc Fabregas from the left by-line played to the near post, clearance by Steve Gohouri.

52:12
 

Samir Nasri takes a shot. Blocked by Steven Caldwell.

51:12
 

Samir Nasri fouled by Steve Gohouri, the ref awards a free kick. Direct free kick taken by Samir Nasri.

49:26
 

Hugo Rodallega takes a shot. Alex Song gets a block in.

45:01
Substitution
 

Franco Di Santo is brought on as a substitute for Mohamed Diame. Ronnie Stam goes off and James McArthur comes on.

44:33
 

Unfair challenge on Francesc Fabregas by Hendry Thomas results in a free kick. Free kick crossed right-footed by Francesc Fabregas from left channel, clearance made by Gary Caldwell.

40:54
 

Foul by Gary Caldwell on Francesc Fabregas, free kick awarded. Francesc Fabregas restarts play with the free kick.

39:52
 

Samir Nasri takes a shot. Save by Ali Al Habsi.

38:29
 

Robin van Persie takes a inswinging corner from the right by-line to the near post, clearance made by Maynor Figueroa.

38:19
 

Francesc Fabregas takes a shot. Save by Ali Al Habsi.

37:56
 

Corner taken by Samir Nasri from the left by-line, clearance by Steve Gohouri.

37:44
 

Samir Nasri takes a shot. Save made by Ali Al Habsi.

36:41
 

The offside flag is raised against Theo Walcott. Ali Al Habsi restarts play with the free kick.

34:18
 

Robin van Persie produces a left-footed shot from just outside the penalty area that goes harmlessly over the target.

33:50
 

Theo Walcott takes a shot. Steven Caldwell gets a block in.

33:37
 

Mohamed Diame is caught offside. Free kick taken by Alex Song.

32:43
 

Outswinging corner taken by Ben Watson, clearance made by Johan Djourou.

31:52
 

The referee blows for offside. Free kick taken by Ali Al Habsi.

31:09
 

Robin van Persie decides to take a short corner.

30:42
 

Francesc Fabregas takes a shot from 20 yards. Save made by Ali Al Habsi.

29:30
 

Mohamed Diame gives away a free kick for an unfair challenge on Francesc Fabregas. Free kick taken by Francesc Fabregas.

25:09
 

Unfair challenge on Mohamed Diame by Alex Song results in a free kick. Ben Watson restarts play with the free kick.

24:39
 

The official flags Francesc Fabregas offside. Ali Al Habsi takes the indirect free kick.

23:50
 

Hendry Thomas challenges Francesc Fabregas unfairly and gives away a free kick. The free kick is delivered left-footed by Robin van Persie from right channel, clearance made by Steve Gohouri.

20:59
Goal
 

Robin van Persie scores a goal from inside the penalty box low into the middle of the goal. Arsenal 1-0 Wigan.Alex Song provided the assist for the goal.

16:17
 

Gary Caldwell concedes a free kick for a foul on Francesc Fabregas. Theo Walcott has an effort direct from the free kick, save by Ali Al Habsi.

15:04
 

Inswinging corner taken left-footed by Robin van Persie, save by Ali Al Habsi.

14:51
 

Francesc Fabregas takes a shot. Gary Caldwell gets a block in.

12:17
 

Free kick awarded for an unfair challenge on Maynor Figueroa by Theo Walcott. Ali Al Habsi restarts play with the free kick.

11:13
 

Gael Clichy challenges Hendry Thomas unfairly and gives away a free kick. Direct free kick taken by Gary Caldwell.

9:17
 

Free kick awarded for a foul by Gary Caldwell on Francesc Fabregas. Shot comes in from Samir Nasri from the free kick, blocked by Hendry Thomas.

7:45
 

Corner taken by Samir Nasri from the left by-line played to the near post, clearance by Maynor Figueroa.

7:28
 

Robin van Persie takes a shot. Ali Al Habsi makes a fantastic save.

4:12
 

The official flags Francesc Fabregas offside. Indirect free kick taken by Ali Al Habsi.

3:54
 

Shot from 20 yards from Francesc Fabregas. Blocked by Steven Caldwell.

3:27
 

Samir Nasri takes a inswinging corner to the near post, Mohamed Diame makes a clearance.

3:12
 

Samir Nasri takes a shot. Ali Al Habsi makes a save.

1:33
 

The referee penalises Theo Walcott for handball. Ali Al Habsi restarts play with the free kick.

Kick off
 

The ref blows the whistle to start the match.

Half time
 

The first half comes to an end.

Full time
 

The match has reached full-time.

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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