• Barclays Premier League
  • Date: Wed 21 March 2012
  • Kick-off: 20:00
  • Venue: Goodison Park
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Arsenal

Arsenal

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Everton vs Arsenal


Team Lineups

Everton

24 Howard
2 Hibbert
5 Heitinga
15 Distin
3 Baines
22 Pienaar
25 Fellaini
21 Osman
10 Drenthe
17 Cahill
7 Jelavic
Substitutes
1 Mucha
6 Jagielka
11 Stracqualursi
14 McFadden
18 Neville
19 Gueye
28 Anichebe

Arsenal

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

Possession Stats

37%
63%

Form Guide - Barclays Premier League

Everton

W D W W L L W L

Arsenal

W W D W L D D W
Head to Head
Arsenal
1-0
Everton 10-Dec-2011
Arsenal
2-1
Everton 01-Feb-2011
Everton
1-2
Arsenal 14-Nov-2010
Arsenal
2-2
Everton 09-Jan-2010
Everton
1-6
Arsenal 15-Aug-2009
Everton
1-1
Arsenal 28-Jan-2009


Live Text Commentary
91:51 +1.51
 

Foul by Robin van Persie on Tony Hibbert, free kick awarded. Johnny Heitinga takes the indirect free kick.

91:17 +1.17
 

The offside flag is raised against Denis Stracqualursi. Free kick taken by Wojciech Szczesny.

90:12 +0.12
 

The referee blows for offside. Wojciech Szczesny takes the free kick.

87:40
 

Leighton Baines takes the outswinging corner, Laurent Koscielny fouled by Marouane Fellaini, the ref awards a free kick. Wojciech Szczesny takes the free kick.

86:21
Substitution
 

Free kick awarded for a foul by Laurent Koscielny on Nikica Jelavic. (Everton) makes a substitution, with Denis Stracqualursi coming on for Tim Cahill. (Arsenal) makes a substitution, with Johan Djourou coming on for Tomas Rosicky. Sylvain Distin restarts play with the free kick.

81:55
 

Effort on goal by Robin van Persie from inside the penalty area goes harmlessly over the bar.

80:32
 

Mikel Arteta gives away a free kick for an unfair challenge on Victor Anichebe. The ball is swung over by Steven Pienaar, Headed effort from deep inside the penalty area by Victor Anichebe goes harmlessly over the crossbar.

79:07
 

Nikica Jelavic is caught offside. Free kick taken by Wojciech Szczesny.

78:21
Substitution
 

Yao Gervinho is brought on as a substitute for Theo Walcott.

77:37
Substitution
 

Magaye Gueye replaces Leon Osman. Victor Anichebe on for Royston Drenthe.

76:51
 

Corner taken by Leighton Baines, Effort on goal by Royston Drenthe from just inside the penalty area goes over the target.

76:11
 

Aaron Ramsey is adjudged to have handled the ball. Johnny Heitinga restarts play with the free kick.

75:16
 

Handball by Tomas Rosicky. Tim Howard restarts play with the free kick.

73:40
 

Free kick awarded for an unfair challenge on Mikel Arteta by Tim Cahill. Mikel Arteta takes the free kick.

72:48
 

Aaron Ramsey takes a shot. Johnny Heitinga gets a block in.

72:13
 

Aaron Ramsey takes a shot. Save by Tim Howard. Mikel Arteta takes a inswinging corner from the left by-line played to the near post, clearance by Nikica Jelavic.

71:11
 

The offside flag is raised against Robin van Persie. Indirect free kick taken by Tim Howard.

70:47
 

Leighton Baines takes a shot. Blocked by Theo Walcott.

68:55
 

Free kick awarded for an unfair challenge on Bacary Sagna by Steven Pienaar. Wojciech Szczesny restarts play with the free kick.

68:36
 

The referee blows for offside against Theo Walcott. Tim Howard takes the free kick.

67:36
 

Marouane Fellaini challenges Alex Song unfairly and gives away a free kick. Mikel Arteta takes the free kick.

67:00
 

Robin van Persie concedes a free kick for a foul on Tony Hibbert. Johnny Heitinga takes the indirect free kick.

62:12
 

Marouane Fellaini is caught offside. Free kick taken by Wojciech Szczesny.

59:59
Yellow card
 

Steven Pienaar concedes a free kick for a foul on Theo Walcott. The referee shows Steven Pienaar a yellow card. Free kick taken by Bacary Sagna.

58:24
 

Alex Song challenges Nikica Jelavic unfairly and gives away a free kick. Johnny Heitinga takes the indirect free kick.

57:38
 

Theo Walcott fouled by Tim Cahill, the ref awards a free kick. Indirect free kick taken by Robin van Persie.

56:40
 

The official flags Kieran Gibbs offside. Indirect free kick taken by Tim Howard.

56:19
 

Effort from inside the penalty box by Robin van Persie strikes the post.

53:53
 

Corner from the right by-line taken by Robin van Persie, Tim Howard makes a clearance.

53:07
 

The assistant referee signals for offside against Marouane Fellaini. Wojciech Szczesny takes the indirect free kick.

52:30
 

Marouane Fellaini takes a shot. Blocked by Thomas Vermaelen.

51:37
Yellow card
 

The referee shows Tim Cahill a yellow card.

48:53
 

Leighton Baines takes a outswinging corner to the near post, Laurent Koscielny manages to make a clearance.

46:08
 

Steven Pienaar fouled by Bacary Sagna, the ref awards a free kick. Leighton Baines crosses the ball, Marouane Fellaini takes a shot. Save made by Wojciech Szczesny.

45:42 +0.42
 

Free kick awarded for an unfair challenge on Thomas Vermaelen by Marouane Fellaini. Indirect free kick taken by Wojciech Szczesny.

45:48
 

Unfair challenge on Royston Drenthe by Aaron Ramsey results in a free kick. Johnny Heitinga takes the free kick.

44:47
 

Tomas Rosicky takes a shot. Save by Tim Howard.

41:32
 

Royston Drenthe is flagged offside by the assistant referee. Wojciech Szczesny restarts play with the free kick.

40:41
 

Nikica Jelavic is ruled offside. Wojciech Szczesny takes the indirect free kick.

38:38
 

Bacary Sagna concedes a free kick for a foul on Steven Pienaar. Bacary Sagna goes into the book for unsporting behaviour. Leighton Baines takes the indirect free kick.

37:05
 

Foul by Steven Pienaar on Thomas Vermaelen, free kick awarded. Wojciech Szczesny takes the free kick.

35:50
 

Kieran Gibbs fouled by Tim Cahill, the ref awards a free kick. Free kick taken by Mikel Arteta.

35:07
 

Headed effort from inside the area by Nikica Jelavic misses to the left of the target.

30:40
 

The assistant referee flags for offside against Royston Drenthe. Wojciech Szczesny restarts play with the free kick.

27:19
 

Inswinging corner taken right-footed by Steven Pienaar.

26:47
 

Tim Cahill fouled by Kieran Gibbs, the ref awards a free kick. Johnny Heitinga restarts play with the free kick.

25:24
 

Steven Pienaar gives away a free kick for an unfair challenge on Theo Walcott. The free kick is delivered left-footed by Robin van Persie from right wing, Steven Pienaar makes a clearance.

24:01
 

The offside flag is raised against Marouane Fellaini. Wojciech Szczesny takes the indirect free kick.

22:04
 

Nikica Jelavic is ruled offside. Laurent Koscielny restarts play with the free kick.

20:40
 

Foul by Johnny Heitinga on Robin van Persie, free kick awarded. Robin van Persie takes the free kick.

18:23
 

Tomas Rosicky takes a shot. Johnny Heitinga gets a block in.

17:41
 

Thomas Vermaelen takes a shot. Blocked by Johnny Heitinga. Inswinging corner taken from the left by-line by Mikel Arteta, clearance by Sylvain Distin.

16:20
 

Mikel Arteta takes a inswinging corner from the left by-line played to the near post, Leon Osman makes a clearance.

13:32
 

Leon Osman has a headed effort at goal from deep inside the area missing to the left of the target.

13:02
 

Free kick awarded for an unfair challenge on Nikica Jelavic by Thomas Vermaelen. Johnny Heitinga restarts play with the free kick.

10:00
 

Kieran Gibbs concedes a free kick for a foul on Royston Drenthe. Free kick crossed left-footed by Royston Drenthe, Kieran Gibbs makes a clearance.

9:42
 

Aaron Ramsey takes a shot. Tony Hibbert gets a block in.

9:20
 

Robin van Persie takes a shot. Tim Howard makes a save.

6:47
Goal
 

Aaron Ramsey takes a shot. Sylvain Distin gets a block in. Inswinging corner taken by Robin van Persie from the right by-line played to the near post, Thomas Vermaelen scores a headed goal from close in. Everton 0-1 Arsenal.The assist for the goal came from Robin van Persie.

5:24
 

Shot from deep inside the area by Aaron Ramsey clears the bar.

3:03
 

Corner taken left-footed by Robin van Persie from the right by-line to the near post, clearance made by Sylvain Distin.

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

Full Barclays Premier League Table