• Capital One Cup
  • Date: Tue 30 October 2012
  • Kick-off: 19:45
  • Venue: Madejski Stadium
Reading

Reading

Roberts 11"

Koscielny 17" (OG)

Leigertwood 19"

Hunt 36"

Pogrebnyak 115"

5 - 7 After Extra Time
Arsenal

Arsenal

Koscielny 88"

Walcott 45"

Walcott 90"

Walcott 120"

Giroud 63"

Chamakh 102"

Chamakh 120"

Reading vs Arsenal


Team Lineups

Reading

1 Federici
2 Gunter
17 Gorkss
15 Morrison
3 Shorey
16 Tabb
12 McCleary
8 Leigertwood19"
19 Robson-Kanu
33 Roberts11"
10 Hunt36"
Substitutes
41 Taylor
5 Pearce
7 Pogrebnyak115"
9 Le Fondre
11 McAnuff
18 Church
23 Harte

Arsenal

36 Martinez
25 Jenkinson
6 Koscielny17"88"
20 Djourou
54 Miquel
23 Arshavin
26 Frimpong
22 Coquelin
14 Walcott45"90"120"
29 Chamakh102"
47 Gnabry
Substitutes
60 Shea
12 Giroud63"
18 Squillaci
40 Bellerin
46 Eisfeld
53 Meade
64 Yennaris

Possession Stats

45%
55%

Form Guide - Capital One Cup

Reading

D W W L L W W L

Arsenal

W L W W D D L L


Live Text Commentary
122:49 +2.49
Goal
 

A goal is scored by Marouane Chamakh from just outside the area to the bottom right corner of the goal. Reading 5-7 Arsenal.The assist for the goal came from Theo Walcott.

122:29 +2.29
 

The ball is delivered by Jobi McAnuff, save by Damian Martinez.

120:08 +0.08
Goal
 

Andrey Arshavin takes a shot. Nicky Shorey gets a block in. Theo Walcott scores a goal from close range high into the middle of the goal. Reading 5-6 Arsenal.The assist for the goal came from Andrey Arshavin.

119:41
 

Chris Gunter crosses the ball, Damian Martinez makes a comfortable save.

119:03
 

Olivier Giroud produces a left-footed shot from just outside the box that goes wide right of the goal.

117:43
 

Free kick awarded for a foul by Francis Coquelin on Hal Robson-Kanu. Direct free kick taken by Nicky Shorey.

117:25
 

The ball is crossed by Carl Jenkinson, clearance made by Sean Morrison.

116:20
Yellow card
 

Hal Robson-Kanu fouled by Thomas Eisfeld, the ref awards a free kick. Thomas Eisfeld is shown a yellow card. Free kick taken by Nicky Shorey.

114:55
Goal
 

A cross is delivered by Hal Robson-Kanu. Chris Gunter crosses the ball, Pavel Pogrebnyak finds the back of the net with a headed goal from close range. Reading 5-5 Arsenal.The assist for the goal came from Chris Gunter.

114:17
 

Jernade Meade crosses the ball, Adam Federici makes a comfortable save.

113:00
 

The ball is crossed by Hal Robson-Kanu. Damian Martinez is given a yellow card.

111:30
 

The ball is crossed by Andrey Arshavin, clearance made by Nicky Shorey.

107:41 +2.41
 

Unfair challenge on Jay Tabb by Olivier Giroud results in a free kick. Kaspars Gorkss takes the free kick.

109:59
 

Free kick awarded for a foul by Sean Morrison on Jernade Meade. The referee books Sean Morrison for unsporting behaviour. Free kick taken by Jernade Meade.

107:06 +2.06
Substitution
 

(Arsenal) makes a substitution, with Jernade Meade coming on for Ignasi Miquel.

107:33
 

Johan Djourou gives away a free kick for an unfair challenge on Simon Church. Nicky Shorey delivers the ball from the free kick left-footed from right channel. Sean Morrison is caught offside. Damian Martinez restarts play with the free kick.

106:30
 

Corner taken left-footed by Nicky Shorey from the right by-line, Sean Morrison has a header from close in and clears the crossbar.

105:35
 

Theo Walcott takes a shot. Adam Federici makes a save.

104:45
 

The ball is crossed by Jobi McAnuff, Pavel Pogrebnyak takes a shot. Save made by Damian Martinez.

104:02
 

Olivier Giroud sends in a cross, clearance made by Nicky Shorey.

103:29
 

The ball is delivered by Theo Walcott, save by Adam Federici. Andrey Arshavin takes a shot. Adam Federici makes a comfortable save.

102:29
Goal
 

Goal scored by Marouane Chamakh from just outside the penalty area to the bottom left corner of the goal. Reading 4-5 Arsenal.Assist on the goal came from Andrey Arshavin.

100:45
 

Foul by Chris Gunter on Marouane Chamakh, free kick awarded. Ignasi Miquel takes the direct free kick.

100:08
 

Unfair challenge on Hal Robson-Kanu by Marouane Chamakh results in a free kick. Adam Federici restarts play with the free kick.

95:03 +5.03
Goal
 

Theo Walcott gets on the score sheet with a goal from close range to the bottom right corner of the goal. Reading 4-4 Arsenal.The assist for the goal came from Marouane Chamakh.

99:28
 

Theo Walcott crosses the ball.

97:51
 

Andrey Arshavin takes a inswinging corner.

95:40
 

Free kick awarded for a foul by Marouane Chamakh on Pavel Pogrebnyak. The ball is crossed by Nicky Shorey, Header from deep inside the penalty area by Sean Morrison goes harmlessly over the crossbar.

94:58
 

Andrey Arshavin crosses the ball, Nicky Shorey manages to make a clearance.

92:28 +2.28
Substitution
 

Jason Roberts goes off and Simon Church comes on.

93:46
 

The ball is delivered by Chris Gunter.

93:23
 

Centre by Jobi McAnuff, clearance made by Laurent Koscielny.

91:46 +1.46
 

Free kick awarded for an unfair challenge on Pavel Pogrebnyak by Laurent Koscielny. Direct free kick taken by Jay Tabb.

91:22 +1.22
 

Corner from the right by-line taken by Theo Walcott, Pavel Pogrebnyak manages to make a clearance.

91:05 +1.05
 

Theo Walcott takes a shot. Kaspars Gorkss gets a block in.

92:03
 

Effort from the edge of the box by Andrey Arshavin goes wide of the left-hand upright.

91:22
 

The referee blows for offside against Simon Church. Carl Jenkinson takes the indirect free kick.

90:29
 

Jobi McAnuff takes a shot. Save made by Damian Martinez.

89:46
 

Unfair challenge on Jason Roberts by Laurent Koscielny results in a free kick. Jobi McAnuff takes the free kick.

88:37
Goal
 

Inswinging corner taken by Theo Walcott, Laurent Koscielny grabs a goal from close range to the bottom right corner of the goal. Reading 4-3 Arsenal.Assist by Theo Walcott.

86:12
Yellow card
 

Laurent Koscielny gives away a free kick for an unfair challenge on Jason Roberts. Laurent Koscielny is given a yellow card. Nicky Shorey produces a shot on goal direct from the free kick, save by Damian Martinez.

85:54
 

Olivier Giroud takes a shot. Chris Gunter gets a block in.

85:02
 

Corner taken by Andrey Arshavin from the left by-line to the near post, Chris Gunter makes a clearance.

84:32
 

Thomas Eisfeld takes a shot. Blocked by Kaspars Gorkss. Carl Jenkinson delivers the ball, clearance by Jobi McAnuff.

83:39
 

Jason Roberts is caught offside. Free kick taken by Johan Djourou.

83:19
 

Unfair challenge on Jay Tabb by Francis Coquelin results in a free kick. Nicky Shorey restarts play with the free kick.

81:16
 

Shot by Andrey Arshavin from deep inside the penalty area misses wide to the left of the target.

79:08
 

Andrey Arshavin takes the inswinging corner, Close range headed effort by Marouane Chamakh misses to the right of the goal.

78:58
 

The ball is swung over by Andrey Arshavin, Sean Morrison manages to make a clearance.

78:10
 

Corner taken left-footed by Nicky Shorey, Sean Morrison produces a header from close range which goes wide of the left-hand upright.

76:54
 

Thomas Eisfeld sends in a cross, Olivier Giroud takes a shot. Save made by Adam Federici. Foul by Olivier Giroud on Kaspars Gorkss, free kick awarded. Olivier Giroud receives a caution. Direct free kick taken by Adam Federici.

75:31
 

Shot from outside the box by Thomas Eisfeld goes wide right of the target.

73:45
 

Thomas Eisfeld fouled by Pavel Pogrebnyak, the ref awards a free kick. Shot comes in from Olivier Giroud from the free kick.

72:56
Substitution
 

Noel Hunt leaves the field to be replaced by Pavel Pogrebnyak. (Reading) makes a substitution, with Jobi McAnuff coming on for Garath McCleary.

72:38
 

The ball is crossed by Ignasi Miquel.

71:54
 

Olivier Giroud has an effort at goal. Blocked by Kaspars Gorkss. Olivier Giroud takes a shot. Save by Adam Federici.

69:49
Yellow card
 

Free kick awarded for an unfair challenge on Thomas Eisfeld by Mikele Leigertwood. Mikele Leigertwood booked. Theo Walcott fires a strike on goal direct from the free kick.

68:09
 

Free kick awarded for an unfair challenge on Johan Djourou by Jason Roberts. Free kick taken by Carl Jenkinson.

66:50
 

The referee blows for offside against Jason Roberts. Laurent Koscielny takes the free kick.

66:16
 

Ignasi Miquel crosses the ball, clearance by Sean Morrison.

63:23
Goal
 

Outswinging corner taken by Theo Walcott from the right by-line, Olivier Giroud scores a headed goal from deep inside the penalty box. Reading 4-2 Arsenal.Assist by Theo Walcott.

62:54
 

Noel Hunt is flagged offside by the assistant referee. Laurent Koscielny restarts play with the free kick.

61:29
Substitution
 

Olivier Giroud replaces Emmanuel Frimpong. Thomas Eisfeld joins the action as a substitute, replacing Serge Gnabry.

60:30
 

Free kick awarded for a foul by Jason Roberts on Johan Djourou. Johan Djourou takes the free kick.

59:17
 

Andrey Arshavin sends in a cross.

57:19
 

Andrey Arshavin fouled by Noel Hunt, the ref awards a free kick. Theo Walcott takes the free kick.

56:54
 

The ball is swung over by Carl Jenkinson, clearance by Kaspars Gorkss.

56:37
 

Free kick awarded for a foul by Mikele Leigertwood on Andrey Arshavin. Francis Coquelin restarts play with the free kick.

55:28
 

The ball is swung over by Carl Jenkinson, Close range shot by Theo Walcott misses to the left of the goal.

55:02
 

The referee blows for offside against Jason Roberts. Laurent Koscielny restarts play with the free kick.

54:04
 

Free kick awarded for a foul by Marouane Chamakh on Chris Gunter. Marouane Chamakh goes into the book. Free kick taken by Adam Federici.

52:58
 

Shot from close range by Serge Gnabry misses to the right of the goal.

52:03
 

Noel Hunt handles the ball and concedes a free kick. Emmanuel Frimpong takes the free kick.

51:09
 

Theo Walcott takes a shot. Save by Adam Federici. Andrey Arshavin takes a inswinging corner from the left by-line to the near post, clearance by Noel Hunt.

50:56
 

Garath McCleary delivers the ball, blocked by Ignasi Miquel.

50:20
 

Effort on goal by Mikele Leigertwood from just inside the box goes harmlessly over the target.

48:45
 

Johan Djourou challenges Jason Roberts unfairly and gives away a free kick. Nicky Shorey crosses the ball from the free kick left-footed from left wing, clearance by Laurent Koscielny. Chris Gunter produces a right-footed shot from long distance which goes wide right of the goal. The assistant referee signals for offside against Noel Hunt. Damian Martinez takes the indirect free kick.

46:40 +1.4
Goal
 

Theo Walcott finds the back of the net with a goal from the edge of the penalty box to the bottom left corner of the goal. Reading 4-1 Arsenal.Andrey Arshavin provided the assist for the goal.

47:38
 

Outswinging corner taken by Nicky Shorey from the left by-line, Foul by Sean Morrison on Damian Martinez, free kick awarded. Damian Martinez restarts play with the free kick.

47:08
 

Corner taken left-footed by Nicky Shorey from the right by-line, clearance by Ignasi Miquel.

46:59
 

The ball is crossed by Mikele Leigertwood, Ignasi Miquel makes a clearance.

46:41
 

Corner taken by Nicky Shorey.

46:09
 

Ignasi Miquel concedes a free kick for a foul on Garath McCleary. Free kick crossed by Chris Gunter. Hal Robson-Kanu takes a shot. Save by Damian Martinez.

44:58
 

Jay Tabb is caught offside. Laurent Koscielny restarts play with the free kick.

44:14
 

Carl Jenkinson produces a left-footed shot from the edge of the area and misses to the left of the goal.

43:02
 

Outswinging corner taken right-footed by Andrey Arshavin from the right by-line. Emmanuel Frimpong has an effort at goal from outside the penalty area which goes wide right of the goal.

42:44
 

Serge Gnabry takes a shot. Blocked by Mikele Leigertwood.

41:41
 

Marouane Chamakh takes a shot. Save by Adam Federici.

41:21
 

The ball is sent over by Ignasi Miquel, blocked by Garath McCleary.

40:34
 

Foul by Jason Roberts on Laurent Koscielny, free kick awarded. Direct free kick taken by Damian Martinez.

38:00
 

Johan Djourou challenges Jason Roberts unfairly and gives away a free kick. Free kick taken by Nicky Shorey.

36:25
Goal
 

The ball is crossed by Garath McCleary, Noel Hunt finds the back of the net with a headed goal from inside the six-yard box. Reading 4-0 Arsenal.The assist for the goal came from Garath McCleary.

35:36
 

Garath McCleary crosses the ball, clearance by Laurent Koscielny.

34:33
 

Carl Jenkinson produces a cross, save by Adam Federici.

34:10
 

The assistant referee flags for offside against Jason Roberts. Johan Djourou restarts play with the free kick.

32:47
 

Ignasi Miquel is cautioned by the ref for unsporting behaviour.

32:04
 

Noel Hunt takes a shot. Save by Damian Martinez.

29:22
 

The ball is sent over by Theo Walcott, Adam Federici makes a comfortable save.

24:13
 

Theo Walcott takes a shot. Blocked by Kaspars Gorkss.

22:41
 

Chris Gunter fouled by Serge Gnabry, the ref awards a free kick. Adam Federici takes the direct free kick.

19:45
Goal
 

Mikele Leigertwood scores a goal from just inside the area to the bottom left corner of the goal. Reading 3-0 Arsenal.Assist by Jay Tabb.

19:24
 

Outswinging corner taken by Nicky Shorey from the left by-line, Ignasi Miquel manages to make a clearance.

19:10
 

Garath McCleary takes a shot. Laurent Koscielny gets a block in.

17:45
Goal
 

Chris Gunter produces a cross, blocked by Laurent Koscielny. Laurent Koscielny scores an own goal. Reading 2-0 Arsenal.Chris Gunter provided the assist for the goal.

16:36
 

Andrey Arshavin gives away a free kick for an unfair challenge on Hal Robson-Kanu. Free kick crossed by Nicky Shorey.

15:52
 

Corner taken left-footed by Nicky Shorey, Ignasi Miquel makes a clearance.

15:40
 

Garath McCleary produces a cross, blocked by Serge Gnabry.

15:17
 

Chris Gunter delivers the ball, clearance by Ignasi Miquel.

13:41
 

Nicky Shorey takes a outswinging corner.

12:53
 

Chris Gunter delivers the ball, Laurent Koscielny makes a clearance.

11:32
Goal
 

Centre by Hal Robson-Kanu, Jason Roberts gets on the score sheet with a goal from close in high into the middle of the goal. Reading 1-0 Arsenal.Assist by Hal Robson-Kanu.

9:16
 

Corner taken by Andrey Arshavin from the left by-line to the near post, clearance by Kaspars Gorkss. Andrey Arshavin takes a shot. Blocked by Chris Gunter. Corner taken by Andrey Arshavin from the left by-line, save by Adam Federici.

7:58
 

Outswinging corner taken left-footed by Nicky Shorey from the left by-line, Noel Hunt challenges Damian Martinez unfairly and gives away a free kick. Direct free kick taken by Damian Martinez.

7:40
 

Jay Tabb takes a shot. Save by Damian Martinez.

5:34
 

Outswinging corner taken by Andrey Arshavin from the right by-line.

4:54
 

Jay Tabb gives away a free kick for an unfair challenge on Emmanuel Frimpong. Direct free kick taken by Emmanuel Frimpong.

3:29
 

Unfair challenge on Francis Coquelin by Mikele Leigertwood results in a free kick. Free kick taken by Andrey Arshavin.

1:50
 

Corner taken left-footed by Nicky Shorey, Headed effort from inside the area by Sean Morrison strikes the post.

1:37
 

Hal Robson-Kanu crosses the ball, blocked by Carl Jenkinson.

:30
 

Outswinging corner taken from the left by-line by Nicky Shorey, clearance made by Johan Djourou.

:15
 

Foul by Chris Gunter on Serge Gnabry, free kick awarded. Free kick taken by Ignasi Miquel.