• Barclays Premier League
  • Date: Sat 31 March 2012
  • Kick-off: 15:00
  • Venue: Loftus Road Stadium
Queens Park Rangers

Queens Park Rangers

Taarabt 21"

Diakite 65"

2 - 1
Arsenal

Arsenal

Walcott 36"

Queens Park Rangers vs Arsenal


Team Lineups

Queens Park Rangers

1 Kenny
42 Onuoha
35 Ferdinand
3 Hill
34 Taiwo
17 Barton
2 Diakite65"
4 Derry
7 Taarabt21"
12 Mackie
52 Zamora
Substitutes
24 Cerny
6 Gabbidon
9 Campbell
10 Bothroyd
14 Buzsaky
18 Young
32 Wright-Phillips

Arsenal

13 Szczesny
3 Sagna
6 Koscielny
5 Vermaelen
28 Gibbs
17 Song
8 Arteta
16 Ramsey
14 Walcott36"
7 Rosicky
10 van Persie
Substitutes
21 Fabianski
11 Andre Santos
15 Oxlade-Chamberlain
20 Djourou
27 Gervinho
29 Chamakh
30 Benayoun

Possession Stats

43%
57%

Form Guide - Barclays Premier League

Queens Park Rangers

W D L D L L W L

Arsenal

W L D D W L W D
Head to Head
Arsenal
1-0
QPR 31-Dec-2011
QPR
1-1
Arsenal 02-Mar-1996
Arsenal
3-0
QPR 26-Dec-1995
QPR
3-1
Arsenal 08-Apr-1995
Arsenal
1-3
QPR 31-Dec-1994
QPR
1-1
Arsenal 27-Apr-1994


Live Text Commentary
93:33 +3.33
 

Free kick awarded for an unfair challenge on Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain by Samba Diakite. Samba Diakite is cautioned by the ref for unsporting behaviour. Free kick crossed left-footed by Robin van Persie from right wing, clearance made by Clint Hill.

93:16 +3.16
Yellow card
 

Free kick awarded for a foul by Joey Barton on Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain. Free kick taken by Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain. The referee shows Joey Barton a yellow card.

90:19 +0.19
Substitution
 

Free kick awarded for a foul by Laurent Koscielny on Joey Barton. Anton Ferdinand takes the indirect free kick. Shaun Wright-Phillips on for Bobby Zamora.

89:06
 

Unfair challenge on Marouane Chamakh by Anton Ferdinand results in a free kick. The referee cautions Anton Ferdinand for unsporting behaviour. Robin van Persie has an effort direct from the free kick, Shaun Derry gets a block in.

87:41
 

Anton Ferdinand challenges Marouane Chamakh unfairly and gives away a free kick. The free kick is swung in right-footed by Tomas Rosicky.

84:25
 

Joey Barton takes a shot. Save made by Patrick Kenny. Inswinging corner taken by Adel Taarabt.

83:49
 

Samba Diakite takes a shot from 35 yards and went wide right of the net.

83:13
 

Alex Song gives away a free kick for an unfair challenge on Bobby Zamora. Free kick taken by Nedum Onuoha.

81:50
 

Foul by Joey Barton on Marouane Chamakh, free kick awarded. Thomas Vermaelen restarts play with the free kick.

80:28
Substitution
 

Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain on for Mikel Arteta. Marouane Chamakh comes on in place of Kieran Gibbs.

79:38
 

Inswinging corner taken right-footed by Mikel Arteta from the left by-line, Close range headed effort by Alex Song misses to the right of the target.

79:16
 

Free kick awarded for a foul by Anton Ferdinand on Tomas Rosicky. Tomas Rosicky takes the free kick.

78:26
 

Corner taken by Adel Taarabt.

74:55
 

Jamie Mackie takes a shot. Save by Wojciech Szczesny.

71:36
 

Corner taken by Mikel Arteta from the left by-line, clearance made by Samba Diakite.

68:46
Substitution
 

Yao Gervinho is brought on as a substitute for Aaron Ramsey.

68:29
 

Shot on goal by Laurent Koscielny from inside the box goes harmlessly over the target.

68:02
 

Corner taken by Robin van Persie played to the near post, Patrick Kenny makes a save.

66:51
 

Tomas Rosicky takes a shot. Save made by Patrick Kenny.

65:12
Goal
 

Samba Diakite fires in a goal from inside the penalty area to the top right corner of the goal. QPR 2-1 Arsenal.Assist by Jamie Mackie.

63:53
 

Joey Barton fouled by Alex Song, the ref awards a free kick. Indirect free kick taken by Nedum Onuoha. The referee books Alex Song for unsporting behaviour.

61:09
Yellow card
 

Unfair challenge on Alex Song by Bobby Zamora results in a free kick. Thomas Vermaelen restarts play with the free kick. Thomas Vermaelen booked for unsporting behaviour. Jamie Mackie goes into the book.

60:08
 

Unfair challenge on Mikel Arteta by Samba Diakite results in a free kick. Laurent Koscielny takes the free kick.

59:34
 

Adel Taarabt takes a shot. Save made by Wojciech Szczesny.

58:07
 

Robin van Persie takes a shot. Patrick Kenny makes a save. Inswinging corner taken left-footed by Robin van Persie from the right by-line to the near post, clearance by Clint Hill.

57:27
 

Robin van Persie takes a shot. Patrick Kenny makes a save.

56:28
 

Taye Taiwo handles the ball and concedes a free kick. Free kick crossed left-footed by Robin van Persie from right wing, save by Patrick Kenny.

51:15
 

Clint Hill challenges Mikel Arteta unfairly and gives away a free kick. Robin van Persie takes the free kick. Thomas Vermaelen takes a shot. Blocked by Bobby Zamora.

49:04
 

The assistant referee signals for offside against Bobby Zamora. Free kick taken by Thomas Vermaelen.

47:27
 

Kieran Gibbs produces a header from deep inside the six-yard box which goes wide of the right-hand upright.

44:59
 

Corner taken left-footed by Robin van Persie from the right by-line to the near post, Clint Hill manages to make a clearance.

43:51
 

The assistant referee signals for offside against Robin van Persie. Patrick Kenny restarts play with the free kick.

42:54
 

Aaron Ramsey challenges Jamie Mackie unfairly and gives away a free kick. The free kick is delivered right-footed by Adel Taarabt from right channel, clearance made by Bacary Sagna.

42:24
 

Mikel Arteta gives away a free kick for an unfair challenge on Adel Taarabt. Free kick taken by Taye Taiwo.

41:16
 

Tomas Rosicky takes a shot. Patrick Kenny makes a save.

39:04
 

Aaron Ramsey has an effort at goal from just outside the box which goes wide of the left-hand post.

36:18
Goal
 

Theo Walcott has an effort at goal from inside the penalty box hitting the post. Theo Walcott finds the back of the net with a goal from inside the area high into the middle of the goal. QPR 1-1 Arsenal.Assist on the goal came from Robin van Persie.

35:32
 

Foul by Adel Taarabt on Bacary Sagna, free kick awarded. Free kick taken by Alex Song.

32:21
 

The assistant referee flags for offside against Bobby Zamora. Laurent Koscielny takes the indirect free kick.

30:56
 

The assistant referee signals for offside against Jamie Mackie. Thomas Vermaelen takes the free kick.

27:00
 

Foul by Bobby Zamora on Laurent Koscielny, free kick awarded. Laurent Koscielny takes the free kick.

26:29
 

The referee blows for offside against Robin van Persie. Patrick Kenny takes the free kick.

22:42
 

Adel Taarabt goes into the referee's book.

21:32
Goal
 

A goal is scored by Adel Taarabt from just inside the area to the bottom right corner of the goal. QPR 1-0 Arsenal.Clint Hill provided the assist for the goal.

20:01
 

Bobby Zamora takes a shot. Save made by Wojciech Szczesny.

17:35
 

Theo Walcott is ruled offside. Free kick taken by Patrick Kenny.

15:50
 

Clint Hill takes a shot. Wojciech Szczesny makes a save.

14:12
 

Thomas Vermaelen challenges Bobby Zamora unfairly and gives away a free kick. Free kick crossed by Adel Taarabt, Thomas Vermaelen manages to make a clearance.

12:49
 

Mikel Arteta concedes a free kick for a foul on Joey Barton. A cross is delivered by Adel Taarabt, Close range header by Bobby Zamora goes over the bar.

11:42
 

Outswinging corner taken by Adel Taarabt, clearance made by Alex Song.

11:11
 

Inswinging corner taken right-footed by Adel Taarabt, clearance made by Tomas Rosicky.

10:39
 

Handball by Aaron Ramsey. The free kick is delivered right-footed by Adel Taarabt from right wing, clearance by Robin van Persie.

10:18
 

Jamie Mackie takes a shot. Laurent Koscielny gets a block in.

9:07
 

Alex Song challenges Samba Diakite unfairly and gives away a free kick. Free kick taken by Adel Taarabt.

8:22
 

The referee blows for offside. Thomas Vermaelen takes the free kick.

6:53
 

Clint Hill gives away a free kick for an unfair challenge on Theo Walcott. Robin van Persie has a direct shot on goal from the free kick, save by Patrick Kenny.

6:36
 

Bobby Zamora is caught offside. Free kick taken by Mikel Arteta.

6:24
 

Free kick awarded for an unfair challenge on Joey Barton by Thomas Vermaelen. Indirect free kick taken by Joey Barton.

5:10
 

The assistant referee flags for offside against Jamie Mackie. Free kick taken by Wojciech Szczesny.

2:38
 

Inswinging corner taken left-footed by Robin van Persie played to the near post, Clint Hill manages to make a clearance.

:26
 

Free kick awarded for a foul by Taye Taiwo on Theo Walcott. Mikel Arteta takes the indirect free kick.

Barclays Premier League table

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

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