• Barclays Premier League
  • Date: Sat 17 September 2011
  • Kick-off: 12:45
  • Venue: Ewood Park
Blackburn Rovers

Blackburn Rovers

Yakubu 24"

Yakubu 58"

Song 49" (OG)

Koscielny 68" (OG)

4 - 3
Arsenal

Arsenal

Gervinho 9"

Arteta 33"

Chamakh 84"

Blackburn Rovers vs Arsenal


Team Lineups

Blackburn Rovers

1 Robinson
2 Salgado
4 Samba
16 Dann
5 Givet
23 Hoilett
35 Lowe
15 Nzonzi
20 Rochina
10 Formica
24 Yakubu24"58"
Substitutes
13 Bunn
3 Olsson
11 Grella
14 Petrovic
29 Vukcevic
30 Roberts
31 Hanley

Arsenal

13 Szczesny
3 Sagna
4 Mertesacker
6 Koscielny68"
11 Andre Santos
17 Song49"
8 Arteta33"
16 Ramsey
27 Gervinho9"
10 van Persie
23 Arshavin
Substitutes
21 Fabianski
14 Walcott
20 Djourou
28 Gibbs
29 Chamakh84"
30 Benayoun
39 Coquelin

Possession Stats

38%
62%

Form Guide - Barclays Premier League

Blackburn Rovers

L L L L W L L L

Arsenal

W W D W L D D W
Head to Head
Arsenal
0-0
Blackburn 02-Apr-2011
Blackburn
1-2
Arsenal 28-Aug-2010
Blackburn
2-1
Arsenal 03-May-2010
Arsenal
6-2
Blackburn 04-Oct-2009
Arsenal
4-0
Blackburn 14-Mar-2009
Blackburn
0-4
Arsenal 13-Sep-2008


Live Text Commentary
94:03 +4.03
 

Theo Walcott takes a shot. Clearance made by Jason Lowe.

93:00 +3
 

Corner taken by Mikel Arteta from the left by-line, Steven Nzonzi manages to make a clearance. Close range header by Marouane Chamakh goes wide of the left-hand post.

92:41 +2.41
 

Clarindo Andre Santos takes a shot. Scott Dann gets a block in.

92:25 +2.25
 

Robin van Persie takes a shot. Save by Paul Robinson.

91:16 +1.16
 

Free kick awarded for an unfair challenge on Laurent Koscielny by Simon Vukcevic. Free kick taken by Laurent Koscielny. Close range headed effort by Per Mertesacker clears the crossbar.

88:25
 

Free kick awarded for an unfair challenge on Ayegbeni Yakubu by Johan Djourou. Paul Robinson takes the direct free kick.

86:42
 

Theo Walcott delivers the ball.

84:02
Goal
 

Robin van Persie sends in a cross, Marouane Chamakh grabs a headed goal from inside the six-yard box. Blackburn 4-3 Arsenal.Assist by Robin van Persie.

83:00
 

The ball is delivered by Johan Djourou.

81:33
 

Shot on goal by Clarindo Andre Santos from just inside the area clears the crossbar.

80:58
 

Inswinging corner taken right-footed by Mikel Arteta, Robin van Persie takes a shot. Save by Paul Robinson.

80:40
 

Theo Walcott takes a shot. Blocked by Christopher Samba.

80:16
 

Gael Givet challenges Yao Gervinho unfairly and gives away a free kick. Free kick taken by Mikel Arteta.

79:49
 

David Hoilett concedes a free kick for a foul on Mikel Arteta. Clarindo Andre Santos takes the direct free kick.

79:30
 

Simon Vukcevic takes a shot. Blocked by Clarindo Andre Santos.

77:32
 

Free kick awarded for a foul by Aaron Ramsey on Martin Olsson. Paul Robinson restarts play with the free kick.

77:06
 

Steven Nzonzi takes a shot. Save by Wojciech Szczesny.

76:41
 

Centre by Yao Gervinho, save by Paul Robinson.

76:23
 

Mikel Arteta fouled by Radosav Petrovic, the ref awards a free kick. Mikel Arteta restarts play with the free kick.

74:42
Substitution
 

The ball is swung over by Theo Walcott, Robin van Persie takes a shot. Save by Paul Robinson. Marouane Chamakh joins the action as a substitute, replacing Alex Song. Inswinging corner taken by Mikel Arteta from the left by-line. Gael Givet fouled by Marouane Chamakh, the ref awards a free kick. Free kick taken by Paul Robinson.

74:08
 

Corner taken by Robin van Persie from the right by-line to the near post.

74:02
 

The ball is delivered by Theo Walcott, Scott Dann gets a block in.

73:41
Yellow card
 

Martin Olsson is given a yellow card.

72:12
 

Theo Walcott crosses the ball.

71:59
 

Clarindo Andre Santos produces a cross, clearance by Steven Nzonzi.

70:57
 

Centre by Clarindo Andre Santos, save by Paul Robinson.

69:58
 

Yao Gervinho delivers the ball, clearance by Scott Dann.

68:00
Goal
 

An unfortunate own goal is conceded by Laurent Koscielny. Blackburn 4-2 Arsenal.Assist on the goal came from Martin Olsson.

67:30
 

Mikel Arteta takes the inswinging corner, Steven Nzonzi makes a clearance.

67:13
 

Aaron Ramsey takes a shot. Blocked by Radosav Petrovic.

66:12
 

Scott Dann gives away a free kick for an unfair challenge on Theo Walcott. The referee cautions Scott Dann for unsporting behaviour. Free kick crossed by Robin van Persie, clearance by Gael Givet.

65:35
 

Johan Djourou is flagged offside by the assistant referee. Paul Robinson takes the free kick.

65:13
 

The ball is crossed by Johan Djourou, Christopher Samba makes a clearance.

64:15
Substitution
 

Simon Vukcevic on for Mauro Formica.

63:50
Substitution
 

Theo Walcott replaces Andrey Arshavin.

63:10
 

Robin van Persie takes a shot. Blocked by Mauro Formica. Corner taken by Andrey Arshavin from the left by-line to the near post, Headed effort from close range by Robin van Persie goes wide left of the goal.

57:59
Goal
 

Corner taken right-footed by David Hoilett, Steven Nzonzi takes a shot. Ayegbeni Yakubu grabs a goal from inside the six-yard box to the bottom left corner of the goal. Blackburn 3-2 Arsenal.The assist for the goal came from Steven Nzonzi.

57:54
 

A cross is delivered by Martin Olsson, Johan Djourou gets a block in.

56:09
Yellow card
 

Johan Djourou challenges David Hoilett unfairly and gives away a free kick. Johan Djourou shown a yellow card. David Hoilett crosses the ball in from the free kick, clearance by Robin van Persie.

55:15
Substitution
 

Martin Olsson on for Ruben Rochina.

55:05
 

Centre by Yao Gervinho, clearance by Scott Dann.

54:10
 

Yao Gervinho sends in a cross, Scott Dann makes a clearance.

53:39
 

Andrey Arshavin fouled by Jason Lowe, the ref awards a free kick. Mikel Arteta restarts play with the free kick.

53:31
 

David Hoilett challenges Johan Djourou unfairly and gives away a free kick. Wojciech Szczesny takes the direct free kick.

53:02
 

Mauro Formica takes a shot. Wojciech Szczesny makes a save.

52:22
Substitution
 

Johan Djourou on for Bacary Sagna.

51:30
 

Inswinging corner taken right-footed by Mikel Arteta, Header from close in by Alex Song misses to the right of the target.

51:22
 

Andrey Arshavin has an effort at goal from 20 yards. Blocked by Steven Nzonzi.

48:32
Goal
 

Unfair challenge on Jason Lowe by Andrey Arshavin results in a free kick. The free kick is delivered left-footed by Ruben Rochina from right by-line. Alex Song scores an own goal from 6 yards. Blackburn 2-2 Arsenal.Assist by Ruben Rochina.

48:20
 

Centre by David Hoilett.

45:28 +0.28
 

Yao Gervinho is penalised for handball and concedes a free kick. Paul Robinson takes the indirect free kick.

43:36
 

Robin van Persie takes the inswinging corner, save by Paul Robinson.

43:15
 

Yao Gervinho takes a shot. Blocked by Scott Dann.

42:04
 

The ball is crossed by Aaron Ramsey, Jason Lowe makes a clearance.

40:42
 

Free kick awarded for an unfair challenge on David Hoilett by Alex Song. Free kick taken by Ruben Rochina.

39:51
 

Clarindo Andre Santos delivers the ball.

39:20
 

Short corner taken by Mikel Arteta from the left by-line.

38:50
 

Yao Gervinho produces a cross, Gael Givet manages to make a clearance.

35:36
 

Corner taken by Mikel Arteta from the left by-line, Paul Robinson makes a save.

35:09
 

Foul by Mauro Formica on Alex Song, free kick awarded. Alex Song restarts play with the free kick.

33:21
Goal
 

Goal scored by Mikel Arteta from the edge of the penalty area high into the middle of the goal. Blackburn 1-2 Arsenal.The assist for the goal came from Aaron Ramsey.

32:31
 

Unfair challenge on Aaron Ramsey by Steven Nzonzi results in a free kick. Free kick taken by Clarindo Andre Santos.

32:12
 

David Hoilett delivers the ball, Wojciech Szczesny makes a save.

31:37
 

Free kick awarded for a foul by Mikel Arteta on Mauro Formica. Free kick taken by Paul Robinson.

29:46
 

The referee blows for offside. Free kick taken by Laurent Koscielny.

28:57
 

Outswinging corner taken by Gael Givet, Christopher Samba produces a header from deep inside the six-yard box that clears the crossbar.

28:31
 

Christopher Samba produces a overhead kick right-footed shot from 12 yards. Per Mertesacker gets a block in.

27:41
 

Aaron Ramsey challenges David Hoilett unfairly and gives away a free kick. Free kick taken by Paul Robinson.

24:43
Goal
 

Goal scored by Ayegbeni Yakubu from the edge of the penalty area to the bottom right corner of the goal. Blackburn 1-1 Arsenal.David Hoilett provided the assist for the goal.

23:54
 

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

23:20
 

Radosav Petrovic handles the ball and concedes a free kick. Indirect free kick taken by Per Mertesacker.

22:05
 

Bacary Sagna produces a cross, Gael Givet manages to make a clearance. Inswinging corner taken by Robin van Persie, clearance by Steven Nzonzi.

21:33
 

Drilled right-footed shot by Yao Gervinho. Paul Robinson makes a save.

19:58
 

Andrey Arshavin has an effort at goal. Save made by Paul Robinson.

19:22
 

Shot by Andrey Arshavin. Jason Lowe gets a block in. Inswinging corner taken by Robin van Persie, clearance by Gael Givet.

17:25
Substitution
 

Mikel Arteta challenges Steven Nzonzi unfairly and gives away a free kick. Michel Salgado leaves the field to be replaced by Radosav Petrovic. A cross is delivered by Ruben Rochina, Header from close range by Christopher Samba misses to the right of the target.

17:17
 

David Hoilett delivers the ball, clearance by Laurent Koscielny.

13:53
 

The ball is delivered by Robin van Persie.

12:42
 

Handball by Aaron Ramsey. Indirect free kick taken by Paul Robinson.

12:31
 

Laurent Koscielny produces a cross, Christopher Samba manages to make a clearance.

12:04
 

Inswinging corner taken by Mikel Arteta from the left by-line.

11:40
 

Centre by Andrey Arshavin, Michel Salgado gets a block in.

10:54
 

Foul by Steven Nzonzi on Mikel Arteta, free kick awarded. Mikel Arteta restarts play with the free kick.

9:54
Goal
 

Yao Gervinho grabs a goal from deep inside the penalty box to the bottom left corner of the goal. Blackburn 0-1 Arsenal.Assist by Alex Song.

8:57
 

Free kick awarded for an unfair challenge on Bacary Sagna by David Hoilett. Per Mertesacker takes the direct free kick.

7:36
 

The ball is delivered by Bacary Sagna, Robin van Persie takes a shot.

7:21
 

Foul by Ruben Rochina on Clarindo Andre Santos, free kick awarded. Free kick taken by Clarindo Andre Santos.

5:18
 

Ayegbeni Yakubu gives away a free kick for an unfair challenge on Per Mertesacker. Direct free kick taken by Per Mertesacker.

4:38
 

A cross is delivered by Bacary Sagna, Robin van Persie has an effort at goal from deep inside the area missing to the right of the target.

3:56
 

Ruben Rochina has a shot on goal from outside the box which misses right.

2:57
 

Free kick awarded for a foul by Mauro Formica on Laurent Koscielny. Clarindo Andre Santos takes the direct free kick.

1:58
 

The ball is delivered by David Hoilett, save by Wojciech Szczesny.

:25
 

A cross is delivered by Bacary Sagna, clearance by Christopher Samba.

:18
 

Centre by Bacary Sagna, blocked by Gael Givet.

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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