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  • Barclays Premier League
  • Date: Mon 17 December 2012
  • Kick-off: 20:00
  • Venue: Madejski Stadium
Reading

Reading

Le Fondre 65"

Kebe 70"

2 - 5
Arsenal

Arsenal

Podolski 13"

Cazorla 31"

Cazorla 33"

Cazorla 59"

Walcott 79"

Reading vs Arsenal


Team Lineups

Reading

1 Federici
24 Cummings
17 Gorkss
6 Mariappa
3 Shorey
11 McAnuff
8 Leigertwood
16 Tabb
14 Kebe70"
10 Hunt
7 Pogrebnyak
Substitutes
41 Taylor
2 Gunter
5 Pearce
9 Le Fondre65"
12 McCleary
19 Robson-Kanu
23 Harte

Arsenal

1 Szczesny
3 Sagna
4 Mertesacker
5 Vermaelen
28 Gibbs
8 Arteta
10 Wilshere
19 Cazorla31"33"59"
15 Oxlade-Chamberlain
14 Walcott79"
9 Podolski13"
Substitutes
24 Mannone
6 Koscielny
7 Rosicky
12 Giroud
16 Ramsey
22 Coquelin
27 Gervinho

Possession Stats

35%
65%

Form Guide - Barclays Premier League

Reading

L L D L D W L L

Arsenal

W W D W L D D W
Head to Head
Arsenal
2-0
Reading 19-Apr-2008
Reading
1-3
Arsenal 12-Nov-2007
Arsenal
2-1
Reading 03-Mar-2007
Reading
0-4
Arsenal 22-Oct-2006


Live Text Commentary
92:50 +2.5
 

Olivier Giroud takes a shot. Save made by Adam Federici.

92:02 +2.02
 

Adam Le Fondre takes a shot. Comfortable save by Wojciech Szczesny.

91:50 +1.5
 

The ball is delivered by Jobi McAnuff, clearance made by Thomas Vermaelen.

91:29 +1.29
 

Shot from deep inside the area by Olivier Giroud clears the bar.

90:36 +0.36
 

The official flags Francis Coquelin offside. Adrian Mariappa restarts play with the free kick.

89:51
 

Jack Wilshere fouled by Jobi McAnuff, the ref awards a free kick. Mikel Arteta takes the direct free kick.

86:38
 

The ball is sent over by Lukas Podolski, Garath McCleary makes a clearance.

85:29
 

The ball is swung over by Jobi McAnuff, Bacary Sagna makes a clearance.

84:32
Substitution
 

(Arsenal) makes a substitution, with Olivier Giroud coming on for Theo Walcott.

82:54
 

Kieran Gibbs crosses the ball, Mikele Leigertwood gets a block in.

81:42
Substitution
 

Francis Coquelin comes on in place of Santi Cazorla.

81:18
 

Effort from deep inside the area by Lukas Podolski misses to the left of the target.

80:37
 

Mikele Leigertwood fouled by Lukas Podolski, the ref awards a free kick. Mikele Leigertwood takes the free kick.

79:20
Goal
 

Theo Walcott scores a goal from inside the area to the bottom left corner of the goal. Reading 2-5 Arsenal.Assist on the goal came from Santi Cazorla.

75:51
 

Unfair challenge on Jack Wilshere by Jay Tabb results in a free kick. Direct free kick taken by Wojciech Szczesny.

73:36
Substitution
 

Aaron Ramsey joins the action as a substitute, replacing Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain.

72:52
 

Santi Cazorla takes a shot. Save made by Adam Federici.

71:26
Substitution
 

Jack Wilshere concedes a free kick for a foul on Kaspars Gorkss. Caution for Jack Wilshere. Garath McCleary is brought on as a substitute for Jimmy Kebe. Nicky Shorey restarts play with the free kick.

70:19
Goal
 

Jimmy Kebe gets on the score sheet with a goal from inside the box to the bottom left corner of the goal. Reading 2-4 Arsenal.Hal Robson-Kanu provided the assist for the goal.

68:52
 

Mikel Arteta fouled by Jay Tabb, the ref awards a free kick. Free kick taken by Bacary Sagna.

67:50
 

Free kick awarded for a foul by Jobi McAnuff on Santi Cazorla. Mikel Arteta restarts play with the free kick.

66:36
 

Free kick awarded for a foul by Adam Le Fondre on Per Mertesacker. Direct free kick taken by Per Mertesacker.

65:25
Goal
 

Adam Le Fondre finds the back of the net with a goal from close range to the bottom right corner of the goal. Reading 1-4 Arsenal.Assist by Jay Tabb.

64:52
 

Hal Robson-Kanu produces a cross.

63:11
 

Shot by Theo Walcott. Save made by Adam Federici.

61:28
 

Theo Walcott takes a shot. Blocked by Adrian Mariappa.

61:02
Substitution
 

Adam Le Fondre comes on in place of Pavel Pogrebnyak.

60:27
Substitution
 

Hal Robson-Kanu joins the action as a substitute, replacing Noel Hunt.

59:24
Goal
 

Santi Cazorla fires in a goal from close in to the bottom right corner of the goal. Reading 0-4 Arsenal.Assist on the goal came from Lukas Podolski.

58:42
 

Theo Walcott decides to take a short corner.

58:09
 

Outswinging corner taken right-footed by Theo Walcott, Per Mertesacker takes a shot. Kaspars Gorkss gets a block in.

57:53
 

The ball is crossed by Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain, blocked by Kaspars Gorkss.

55:55
 

Theo Walcott has an effort at goal from just outside the box which goes wide of the right-hand post.

54:36
 

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

51:38
 

Jobi McAnuff sends in a cross, save by Wojciech Szczesny.

50:48
 

Theo Walcott sends in a cross.

47:55
 

The ball is crossed by Jimmy Kebe.

46:29
 

Kieran Gibbs gives away a free kick for an unfair challenge on Jimmy Kebe. Adrian Mariappa restarts play with the free kick.

45:45
 

Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain produces a right-footed shot from just outside the box that misses to the right of the net.

43:35
 

The ball is swung over by Bacary Sagna, Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain takes a shot. Save by Adam Federici.

42:04
 

Kieran Gibbs delivers the ball, Mikele Leigertwood makes a clearance.

41:00
 

Lukas Podolski has an effort at goal from 18 yards. Shaun Cummings gets a block in.

39:59
 

Outswinging corner taken by Theo Walcott, clearance by Mikele Leigertwood.

39:45
 

Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain crosses the ball, blocked by Nicky Shorey.

37:52
 

Jobi McAnuff concedes a free kick for a foul on Jack Wilshere. The referee shows Jobi McAnuff a yellow card. Direct free kick taken by Mikel Arteta.

37:14
 

Noel Hunt is caught offside. Indirect free kick taken by Wojciech Szczesny.

36:43
 

Mikel Arteta gives away a free kick for an unfair challenge on Pavel Pogrebnyak. Adrian Mariappa takes the direct free kick.

35:52
 

Theo Walcott is caught offside. Adam Federici restarts play with the free kick.

33:58
Goal
 

Goal scored by Santi Cazorla from deep inside the penalty area to the bottom left corner of the goal. Reading 0-3 Arsenal.Kieran Gibbs provided the assist for the goal.

32:38
 

The ball is crossed by Jobi McAnuff, Thomas Vermaelen manages to make a clearance.

31:15
Goal
 

Lukas Podolski produces a cross, Santi Cazorla finds the net with a headed goal from close in. Reading 0-2 Arsenal.The assist for the goal came from Lukas Podolski.

28:35
 

The ball is swung over by Jobi McAnuff.

28:21
 

Inswinging corner taken right-footed by Jobi McAnuff from the left by-line to the near post.

28:06
 

Jimmy Kebe takes a shot. Blocked by Per Mertesacker.

27:49
 

Jobi McAnuff crosses the ball.

26:22
 

Inswinging corner taken right-footed by Theo Walcott played to the near post, Noel Hunt manages to make a clearance.

25:59
 

Shot from 12 yards by Jack Wilshere. Save made by Adam Federici.

25:46
 

Lukas Podolski delivers the ball, Kaspars Gorkss manages to make a clearance.

25:39
 

Kieran Gibbs takes a shot. Blocked by Kaspars Gorkss.

24:53
 

Theo Walcott takes a outswinging corner from the right by-line played to the near post, Noel Hunt manages to make a clearance.

24:36
 

Centre by Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain, Kaspars Gorkss gets a block in.

22:03
 

Corner taken by Nicky Shorey from the right by-line, save made by Wojciech Szczesny.

21:06
 

Inswinging corner taken from the left by-line by Theo Walcott.

20:49
 

Theo Walcott takes a shot. Save by Adam Federici.

20:07
 

Lukas Podolski has shot on goal from just outside the area which goes wide of the right-hand upright.

19:46
 

Kieran Gibbs takes a shot. Shaun Cummings gets a block in.

18:37
 

Jobi McAnuff is ruled offside. Wojciech Szczesny takes the indirect free kick.

18:15
 

Jay Tabb takes a shot. Blocked by Per Mertesacker.

17:38
 

Shot from long range by Santi Cazorla misses to the right of the goal.

13:26
Goal
 

Kieran Gibbs crosses the ball, A goal is scored by Lukas Podolski from inside the penalty box to the bottom right corner of the goal. Reading 0-1 Arsenal.Kieran Gibbs provided the assist for the goal.

11:53
 

The assistant referee flags for offside against Jimmy Kebe. Kieran Gibbs restarts play with the free kick.

10:24
 

Inswinging corner taken by Nicky Shorey from the right by-line, Header from close in by Noel Hunt misses to the left of the target.

10:10
 

The ball is crossed by Pavel Pogrebnyak, blocked by Per Mertesacker.

8:00
 

Lukas Podolski takes a shot. Shaun Cummings gets a block in.

7:42
 

Jobi McAnuff has an effort at goal from deep inside the area missing to the right of the target.

5:26
 

Free kick awarded for an unfair challenge on Jack Wilshere by Mikele Leigertwood. Theo Walcott shoots direct from the free kick.

4:53
 

Corner taken by Theo Walcott.

4:37
 

The ball is sent over by Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain, clearance by Shaun Cummings.

1:44
 

Unfair challenge on Mikel Arteta by Noel Hunt results in a free kick. Jack Wilshere restarts play with the free kick.

1:30
 

Lukas Podolski is flagged offside by the assistant referee. Free kick taken by Adam Federici.

1:06
 

Effort from 20 yards by Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain. Fantastic save by Adam Federici.

:51
 

Centre by Jimmy Kebe, clearance by Mikel Arteta.

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