• Barclays Premier League
  • Date: Mon 16 April 2012
  • Kick-off: 20:00
  • Venue: Emirates Stadium
Arsenal

Arsenal

Vermaelen 20"

1 - 2
Wigan Athletic

Wigan Athletic

Di Santo 6"

Gomez 7"

Arsenal vs Wigan Athletic


Team Lineups

Arsenal

13 Szczesny
3 Sagna
20 Djourou
5 Vermaelen20"
11 Andre Santos
17 Song
8 Arteta
14 Walcott
7 Rosicky
30 Benayoun
10 van Persie
Substitutes
21 Fabianski
15 Oxlade-Chamberlain
16 Ramsey
18 Squillaci
27 Gervinho
28 Gibbs
29 Chamakh

Wigan Athletic

26 Al Habsi
3 Alcaraz
5 Caldwell
31 Figueroa
17 Boyce
4 McCarthy
16 McArthur
22 Beausejour
11 Moses
9 Di Santo6"
14 Gomez7"
Substitutes
12 Pollitt
8 Watson
15 McManaman
18 Sammon
19 Jones
21 Diame
23 Stam

Possession Stats

48%
52%

Form Guide - Barclays Premier League

Arsenal

W L D D W L W D

Wigan Athletic

D L L D W L L D
Head to Head
Wigan
0-4
Arsenal 03-Dec-2011
Arsenal
3-0
Wigan 22-Jan-2011
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


Live Text Commentary
94:18 +4.18
 

James McArthur concedes a free kick for a foul on Tomas Rosicky. Caution for James McArthur. Free kick crossed left-footed by Clarindo Andre Santos, clearance made by Gary Caldwell.

94:05 +4.05
 

Mohamed Diame takes a shot. Wojciech Szczesny makes a save.

93:31 +3.31
 

Conor Sammon gives away a free kick for an unfair challenge on Bacary Sagna. Direct free kick taken by Wojciech Szczesny.

91:32 +1.32
Yellow card
 

Ali Al Habsi booked.

90:57 +0.57
 

Tomas Rosicky challenges Maynor Figueroa unfairly and gives away a free kick. Direct free kick taken by Ali Al Habsi.

89:30
 

Mohamed Diame fouled by Clarindo Andre Santos, the ref awards a free kick. Direct free kick taken by Gary Caldwell.

86:30
 

Free kick awarded for a foul by Alex Song on Conor Sammon. Gary Caldwell takes the free kick.

86:05
 

Foul by Conor Sammon on Thomas Vermaelen, free kick awarded. Direct free kick taken by Alex Song.

84:59
Substitution
 

Emmerson Boyce fouled by Yao Gervinho, the ref awards a free kick. Jordi Gomez leaves the field to be replaced by Mohamed Diame. Free kick taken by Ali Al Habsi.

77:59
 

The referee blows for offside against Victor Moses. Wojciech Szczesny restarts play with the free kick.

77:27
 

Foul by Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain on Conor Sammon, free kick awarded. Free kick taken by Antolin Alcaraz.

75:50
 

Outswinging corner taken left-footed by Clarindo Andre Santos, save made by Ali Al Habsi.

74:33
Substitution
 

Thomas Vermaelen fouled by Franco Di Santo, the ref awards a free kick. (Wigan) makes a substitution, with Conor Sammon coming on for Franco Di Santo. Clarindo Andre Santos takes the free kick.

73:23
Substitution
 

Free kick awarded for a foul by Jordi Gomez on Aaron Ramsey. Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain replaces Johan Djourou. Direct free kick taken by Thomas Vermaelen.

71:29
Yellow card
 

James McCarthy fouled by Alex Song, the ref awards a free kick. Alex Song shown a yellow card. Free kick taken by Gary Caldwell.

69:46
 

Jordi Gomez has an effort at goal from deep inside the area missing to the right of the target.

69:09
 

Robin van Persie takes a inswinging corner from the right by-line to the near post.

68:30
 

Franco Di Santo is caught offside. Thomas Vermaelen restarts play with the free kick.

68:05
 

Unfair challenge on Maynor Figueroa by Tomas Rosicky results in a free kick. Jean Beausejour restarts play with the free kick.

67:44
 

Free kick awarded for an unfair challenge on Maynor Figueroa by Alex Song. Jean Beausejour takes the direct free kick.

66:10
 

Header from deep inside the area by Aaron Ramsey goes over the bar.

65:33
 

Franco Di Santo is adjudged to have handled the ball. Direct free kick taken by Thomas Vermaelen.

63:49
 

Corner taken left-footed by Jean Beausejour, Jordi Gomez has a headed effort at goal from deep inside the area missing to the left of the target.

63:35
 

Franco Di Santo takes a shot. Thomas Vermaelen gets a block in.

62:30
 

Robin van Persie is flagged offside by the assistant referee. Antolin Alcaraz restarts play with the free kick.

60:25
Substitution
 

Yossi Benayoun leaves the field to be replaced by Yao Gervinho.

58:57
Yellow card
 

Foul by Gary Caldwell on Tomas Rosicky, free kick awarded. Gary Caldwell shown a yellow card. Free kick crossed right-footed by Aaron Ramsey.

58:48
 

Victor Moses takes a shot. Save by Wojciech Szczesny.

57:33
 

Clarindo Andre Santos has an effort at goal from close range which goes wide left of the target.

55:40
 

Outswinging corner taken left-footed by Jean Beausejour from the left by-line.

54:32
 

Corner taken left-footed by Robin van Persie, Thomas Vermaelen produces a header from deep inside the six-yard box that clears the crossbar.

54:22
 

Yossi Benayoun takes a shot. Emmerson Boyce gets a block in.

52:54
 

Victor Moses takes a shot. Save made by Wojciech Szczesny.

51:38
 

Franco Di Santo gives away a free kick for an unfair challenge on Theo Walcott. Robin van Persie crosses the ball in from the free kick, Antolin Alcaraz makes a clearance.

50:18
 

Foul by Jordi Gomez on Clarindo Andre Santos, free kick awarded. The free kick is delivered left-footed by Clarindo Andre Santos from left channel, James McArthur manages to make a clearance.

47:32 +2.32
 

Jordi Gomez takes a shot from deep inside the box clearing the bar.

45:55 +0.55
 

Alex Song challenges Jordi Gomez unfairly and gives away a free kick. Gary Caldwell takes the direct free kick.

45:59
 

Clarindo Andre Santos takes a shot. Gary Caldwell gets a block in.

45:49
 

Clarindo Andre Santos takes a shot. Blocked by Gary Caldwell.

45:34
 

Foul by James McCarthy on Aaron Ramsey, free kick awarded. Direct free kick taken by Aaron Ramsey.

44:42
 

Victor Moses challenges Robin van Persie unfairly and gives away a free kick. Robin van Persie crosses the ball from the free kick left-footed from right channel.

42:42
 

Free kick awarded for an unfair challenge on Tomas Rosicky by Maynor Figueroa. Robin van Persie produces a strike on goal direct from the free kick.

40:58
 

Emmerson Boyce is penalised for handball and concedes a free kick. Clarindo Andre Santos restarts play with the free kick.

40:08
 

Jean Beausejour fouled by Theo Walcott, the ref awards a free kick. James McCarthy takes the free kick.

39:36
 

Johan Djourou is penalised for handball and concedes a free kick. Gary Caldwell takes the free kick.

36:55
 

Alex Song gives away a free kick for an unfair challenge on Jordi Gomez. Direct free kick taken by Jean Beausejour.

36:29
 

Yossi Benayoun concedes a free kick for a foul on Antolin Alcaraz. Direct free kick taken by Antolin Alcaraz.

35:59
 

Tomas Rosicky crosses the ball.

34:58
 

Aaron Ramsey fouled by James McCarthy, the ref awards a free kick. Clarindo Andre Santos takes the free kick.

33:01
Yellow card
 

Free kick awarded for an unfair challenge on Victor Moses by Bacary Sagna. Bacary Sagna booked for unsporting behaviour. Antolin Alcaraz takes the free kick.

31:54
 

Effort on goal by Clarindo Andre Santos from inside the penalty box misses to the right of the target.

31:32
 

Short corner worked by Tomas Rosicky.

28:14
 

The assistant referee flags for offside against Franco Di Santo. Indirect free kick taken by Wojciech Szczesny.

27:31
 

Theo Walcott gives away a free kick for an unfair challenge on Jean Beausejour. Direct free kick taken by Ali Al Habsi.

25:49
 

Shot on goal by Tomas Rosicky from inside the box goes harmlessly over the target.

23:17
 

Johan Djourou produces a right-footed shot from the edge of the area and misses to the left of the target.

22:37
 

Inswinging corner taken right-footed by Tomas Rosicky played to the near post, clearance by Maynor Figueroa.

22:29
 

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

21:41
 

Centre by Jean Beausejour, Clarindo Andre Santos makes a clearance.

20:35
Goal
 

Thomas Vermaelen finds the back of the net with a headed goal from inside the box. Arsenal 1-2 Wigan.Tomas Rosicky provided the assist for the goal.

19:49
 

Corner taken left-footed by Robin van Persie to the near post, clearance made by James McCarthy.

19:13
 

Aaron Ramsey takes a shot. James McCarthy gets a block in.

17:59
 

Clarindo Andre Santos takes a shot. Blocked by Emmerson Boyce.

17:29
 

Victor Moses takes a shot. Johan Djourou gets a block in.

15:46
 

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

15:36
 

Yossi Benayoun takes a shot. Save by Ali Al Habsi.

14:42
 

Inswinging corner taken by Tomas Rosicky from the left by-line played to the near post, James McCarthy makes a clearance.

13:46
 

The ball is swung over by Clarindo Andre Santos, Gary Caldwell manages to make a clearance.

13:31
 

Bacary Sagna crosses the ball, clearance by Gary Caldwell.

9:46
 

Shot by James McCarthy from outside the area goes high over the crossbar.

9:12
 

Corner taken short by Jordi Gomez.

8:57
 

Franco Di Santo takes a shot. Blocked by Tomas Rosicky.

8:50
Substitution
 

Aaron Ramsey comes on in place of Mikel Arteta.

7:44
Goal
 

Jordi Gomez gets on the score sheet with a goal from close range to the bottom left corner of the goal. Arsenal 0-2 Wigan.Assist by James McArthur.

6:10
Goal
 

Franco Di Santo gets on the score sheet with a goal from close range to the bottom right corner of the goal. Arsenal 0-1 Wigan.Jordi Gomez provided the assist for the goal.

5:46
 

Inswinging corner taken left-footed by Robin van Persie from the right by-line to the near post, James McCarthy makes a clearance.

5:28
 

The ball is crossed by Bacary Sagna, Yossi Benayoun takes a shot. Save by Ali Al Habsi.

3:56
 

Unfair challenge on Franco Di Santo by Robin van Persie results in a free kick. Direct free kick taken by Emmerson Boyce.

2:48
 

Foul by James McCarthy on Tomas Rosicky, free kick awarded. Shot on goal comes in from Mikel Arteta from the free kick, blocked by Franco Di Santo.

1:57
 

Thomas Vermaelen has a shot and went wide of the right-hand post.

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Pos Team Pld GD Pts
1 Man City 4 10 12
2 Crystal Palace 4 3 9
3 Leicester 4 3 8
4 Man Utd 3 2 7
5 Arsenal 4 0 7
6 Liverpool 4 -1 7
7 West Ham 4 3 6
8 Swansea 3 2 5
9 Everton 4 1 5
10 Norwich 3 0 4

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