• Barclays Premier League
  • Date: Sat 05 February 2011
  • Kick-off: 15:00
  • Venue: St James' Park
Newcastle United

Newcastle United

Barton 67" (P)

Barton 82" (P)

Best 74"

Tiote 86"

4 - 4
Arsenal

Arsenal

Walcott 0"

Djourou 2"

van Persie 9"

van Persie 25"

Newcastle United vs Arsenal


Team Lineups

Newcastle United

1 Harper
12 Simpson
6 Williamson
2 Coloccini
3 Jose Enrique
7 Barton67"82"
24 Tiote86"
4 Nolan
18 Gutierrez
20 Best74"
11 Lovenkrands
Substitutes
26 Krul
5 Campbell
8 Guthrie
14 Perch
30 Ranger
31 Ferguson
40 Richardson

Arsenal

53 Szczesny
3 Sagna
6 Koscielny
20 Djourou2"
22 Clichy
14 Walcott0"
19 Wilshere
2 Diaby
4 Fabregas
23 Arshavin
10 van Persie9"25"
Substitutes
1 Almunia
7 Rosicky
18 Squillaci
27 Eboue
28 Gibbs
29 Chamakh
52 Bendtner

Possession Stats

52%
48%

Form Guide - Barclays Premier League

Newcastle United

D L W L L L L L

Arsenal

W W W W W W W W
Head to Head
Arsenal
0-1
Newcastle 07-Nov-2010
Newcastle
1-3
Arsenal 21-Mar-2009
Arsenal
3-0
Newcastle 30-Aug-2008
Arsenal
3-0
Newcastle 29-Jan-2008
Newcastle
1-1
Arsenal 05-Dec-2007
Newcastle
0-0
Arsenal 09-Apr-2007


Live Text Commentary
94:15 +4.15
 

The referee blows for offside. Steve Harper takes the indirect free kick.

93:42 +3.42
Yellow card
 

Sanchez Jose Enrique is booked. Free kick awarded for an unfair challenge on Jack Wilshere by Sanchez Jose Enrique. Bacary Sagna takes the direct free kick.

93:00 +3
 

The official flags Robin van Persie offside. Free kick taken by Steve Harper.

90:30 +0.3
 

Kevin Nolan produces a right-footed shot from the edge of the box and misses to the right of the target.

90:07 +0.07
 

The official flags Kevin Nolan offside. Wojciech Szczesny restarts play with the free kick.

88:42
Substitution
 

(Newcastle) makes a substitution, with Danny Guthrie coming on for Leon Best.

86:21
Goal
 

Foul by Tomas Rosicky on Joey Barton, free kick awarded. Joey Barton crosses the ball from the free kick right-footed from right wing. Cheik Tiote grabs a goal from outside the penalty box to the bottom left corner of the goal. Newcastle 4-4 Arsenal.

85:56
 

Tomas Rosicky gives away a free kick for an unfair challenge on Danny Simpson. Indirect free kick taken by Steve Harper.

83:39
 

Inswinging corner taken by Joey Barton from the left by-line, Header by Leon Best from deep inside the penalty area misses to the right of the target.

81:41
Goal
 

The referee shows Emmanuel Eboue a yellow card for dissent. Free kick awarded for an unfair challenge on Jonas Gutierrez by Francesc Fabregas. Free kick crossed right-footed by Joey Barton from left wing, Laurent Koscielny challenges Mike Williamson unfairly and gives away a Penalty. Penalty taken right-footed by Joey Barton and scored. Newcastle 3-4 Arsenal.Assist on the goal came from Mike Williamson.

81:40
Yellow card
 

Bacary Sagna shown a yellow card.

80:28
 

Unfair challenge on Joey Barton by Jack Wilshere results in a free kick. The free kick is delivered right-footed by Joey Barton from right wing, Laurent Koscielny manages to make a clearance.

79:32
 

Cheik Tiote is flagged offside by the assistant referee. Wojciech Szczesny takes the free kick.

78:05
Substitution
 

Emmanuel Eboue comes on in place of Theo Walcott.

77:32
 

Danny Simpson produces a cross, Wojciech Szczesny makes a save.

76:36
 

The ball is sent over by Joey Barton, save made by Wojciech Szczesny.

76:29
 

Centre by Jonas Gutierrez.

75:44
 

Outswinging corner taken right-footed by Joey Barton from the right by-line, Headed effort from deep inside the penalty area by Leon Best goes harmlessly over the crossbar.

75:29
 

Nile Ranger takes a shot. Save made by Wojciech Szczesny.

74:25
Goal
 

Leon Best finds the back of the net with a goal from close range to the bottom left corner of the goal. Newcastle 2-4 Arsenal.Sanchez Jose Enrique provided the assist for the goal.

73:15
 

Leon Best is flagged offside by the assistant referee. Indirect free kick taken by Wojciech Szczesny.

72:35
Substitution
 

Nile Ranger replaces Peter Lovenkrands.

72:20
 

The ball is crossed by Jonas Gutierrez, Mike Williamson takes a shot. Save made by Wojciech Szczesny.

71:57
 

Joey Barton takes a short corner.

70:04
 

Cheik Tiote gives away a free kick for an unfair challenge on Francesc Fabregas. Direct free kick taken by Gael Clichy.

69:16
Yellow card
 

Kevin Nolan is given a yellow card.

68:59
 

The assist for the goal came from Leon Best.

68:44
Yellow card
 

Wojciech Szczesny receives a yellow card.

68:41
Substitution
 

Tomas Rosicky on for Andrey Arshavin.

66:38
Goal
 

Outswinging corner taken from the right by-line by Joey Barton, Laurent Koscielny gives away a Penalty for an unfair challenge on Leon Best. Placed penalty scored by Joey Barton. Newcastle 1-4 Arsenal.

66:13
 

Robin van Persie takes a shot. Danny Simpson gets a block in.

64:26
 

Inswinging corner taken by Joey Barton from the left by-line, Headed effort on goal by Leon Best from inside the penalty box misses to the right of the goal.

64:00
 

The official flags Francesc Fabregas offside. Indirect free kick taken by Steve Harper.

62:03
 

Foul by Sanchez Jose Enrique on Bacary Sagna, free kick awarded. Free kick crossed left-footed by Robin van Persie, clearance made by Kevin Nolan.

61:23
 

Unfair challenge on Robin van Persie by Danny Simpson results in a free kick. Gael Clichy restarts play with the free kick.

59:32
 

Inswinging corner taken from the right by-line by Robin van Persie, save made by Steve Harper.

57:37
 

Theo Walcott is caught offside. Steve Harper takes the indirect free kick.

56:56
 

Kevin Nolan takes a shot. Wojciech Szczesny makes a save.

55:34
 

Danny Simpson takes a shot. Save by Wojciech Szczesny. Corner taken by Joey Barton.

53:53
 

Cheik Tiote challenges Andrey Arshavin unfairly and gives away a free kick. Francesc Fabregas takes the free kick.

53:46
 

Centre by Leon Best.

52:24
 

Free kick awarded for an unfair challenge on Gael Clichy by Joey Barton. Wojciech Szczesny takes the indirect free kick.

52:08
 

Kevin Nolan takes a shot. Laurent Koscielny gets a block in.

47:23 +2.23
 

Vassiriki Diaby gives away a free kick for an unfair challenge on Joey Barton. Joey Barton has a direct shot on goal from the free kick, Jack Wilshere gets a block in. Corner taken by Joey Barton from the right by-line, Headed effort on goal by Mike Williamson from inside the penalty box misses to the right of the target.

49:34
Red card
 

Red card for Vassiriki Diaby.

49:33
 

Joey Barton fouled by Vassiriki Diaby, the ref awards a free kick. Joey Barton restarts play with the free kick.

48:58
 

Free kick awarded for an unfair challenge on Francesc Fabregas by Peter Lovenkrands. Gael Clichy takes the free kick.

48:31
 

Danny Simpson challenges Jack Wilshere unfairly and gives away a free kick. Free kick taken by Francesc Fabregas.

47:34
Substitution
 

Sebastien Squillaci on for Johan Djourou.

46:13 +1.13
 

Robin van Persie takes a shot from 12 yards. Steve Harper makes a save. Francesc Fabregas decides to take a short corner. Corner taken by Francesc Fabregas from the left by-line played to the near post.

44:07
 

Theo Walcott takes a shot. Save by Steve Harper.

43:50
 

Centre by Sanchez Jose Enrique, Johan Djourou manages to make a clearance.

43:12
 

Leon Best is ruled offside. Free kick taken by Gael Clichy.

42:48
 

Unfair challenge on Fabricio Coloccini by Gael Clichy results in a free kick. Free kick taken by Fabricio Coloccini.

41:02
 

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

37:44
 

Corner taken by Joey Barton from the right by-line.

35:27
 

Sanchez Jose Enrique concedes a free kick for a foul on Theo Walcott. The free kick is delivered left-footed by Robin van Persie from right wing, clearance made by Danny Simpson. Short corner taken by Francesc Fabregas.

34:43
 

Leon Best is caught offside. Wojciech Szczesny takes the indirect free kick.

33:19
 

Effort from inside the area by Fabricio Coloccini misses to the left of the goal.

32:41
 

Joey Barton takes the inswinging corner, Wojciech Szczesny makes a save.

32:19
 

Free kick awarded for a foul by Jack Wilshere on Cheik Tiote. Free kick taken by Sanchez Jose Enrique.

30:00
 

Outswinging corner taken by Joey Barton from the right by-line.

29:41
 

Joey Barton delivers the ball.

29:03
 

Joey Barton takes a outswinging corner.

27:25
 

Leon Best is ruled offside. Johan Djourou restarts play with the free kick.

25:52
Goal
 

Robin van Persie finds the net with a headed goal from close in. Newcastle 0-4 Arsenal.The assist for the goal came from Bacary Sagna.

25:03
 

Laurent Koscielny takes a shot. Blocked by Joey Barton.

24:22
 

Kevin Nolan gives away a free kick for an unfair challenge on Francesc Fabregas. Free kick crossed left-footed by Robin van Persie, Mike Williamson makes a clearance.

24:07
 

Theo Walcott has an effort at goal from 25 yards. Sanchez Jose Enrique gets a block in.

23:28
 

Francesc Fabregas produces a drilled left-footed shot from 12 yards. Save made by Steve Harper.

21:44
 

Effort from the edge of the penalty box by Vassiriki Diaby goes wide of the right-hand upright.

20:25
 

Corner taken by Joey Barton.

19:58
 

Johan Djourou gives away a free kick for an unfair challenge on Leon Best. Direct free kick taken by Joey Barton.

19:22
 

Leon Best has a headed effort at goal from close in which goes wide right of the goal.

18:17
 

Leon Best is flagged offside by the assistant referee. Laurent Koscielny takes the free kick.

16:14
 

Robin van Persie takes a short corner.

14:19
 

Andrey Arshavin produces a cross.

13:16
 

Danny Simpson crosses the ball, Leon Best gives away a free kick for an unfair challenge on Bacary Sagna. Wojciech Szczesny takes the free kick.

12:36
 

Robin van Persie challenges Mike Williamson unfairly and gives away a free kick. Cheik Tiote restarts play with the free kick.

12:14
 

The ball is delivered by Danny Simpson, save made by Wojciech Szczesny.

11:39
 

Effort on goal by Theo Walcott from outside the area goes harmlessly over the bar.

11:07
 

Short corner taken by Francesc Fabregas from the right by-line.

10:47
 

Theo Walcott challenges Sanchez Jose Enrique unfairly and gives away a free kick. Sanchez Jose Enrique restarts play with the free kick.

9:45
Goal
 

Robin van Persie fires in a goal from inside the penalty box low into the middle of the goal. Newcastle 0-3 Arsenal.The assist for the goal came from Theo Walcott.

9:01
 

The referee blows for offside. Johan Djourou takes the free kick.

8:25
 

Kevin Nolan is penalised for handball and concedes a free kick. Free kick taken by Wojciech Szczesny.

7:57
 

Kevin Nolan crosses the ball, clearance made by Laurent Koscielny.

7:17
 

The official flags Theo Walcott offside. Steve Harper restarts play with the free kick.

5:07
 

Unfair challenge on Mike Williamson by Robin van Persie results in a free kick. Steve Harper restarts play with the free kick.

4:32
 

Foul by Mike Williamson on Robin van Persie, free kick awarded. Direct free kick taken by Francesc Fabregas.

4:08
 

Effort from outside the penalty box by Joey Barton goes wide right of the target.

2:12
Goal
 

Unfair challenge on Francesc Fabregas by Danny Simpson results in a free kick. A cross is delivered by Andrey Arshavin, Johan Djourou scores a headed goal from inside the area. Newcastle 0-2 Arsenal.Assist by Andrey Arshavin.

1:53
 

Free kick awarded for an unfair challenge on Cheik Tiote by Robin van Persie. Joey Barton restarts play with the free kick.

:44
Goal
 

Theo Walcott scores a goal from inside the box to the bottom left corner of the goal. Newcastle 0-1 Arsenal.The assist for the goal came from Andrey Arshavin.

Barclays Premier League table

Pos Team Pld GD Pts
1 Chelsea 32 39 76
2 Arsenal 32 31 66
3 Man Utd 33 28 65
4 Man City 32 31 61
5 Liverpool 32 11 57
6 Southampton 33 21 56
7 Tottenham Hotspur 32 4 54
8 Swansea 33 -4 47
9 Stoke 33 -3 46
10 West Ham 32 2 43

Full Barclays Premier League Table