• Barclays Premier League
  • Date: Sat 28 April 2012
  • Kick-off: 15:00
  • Venue: Britannia Stadium
Stoke City

Stoke City

Crouch 9"

1 - 1
Arsenal

Arsenal

van Persie 14"

Stoke City vs Arsenal


Team Lineups

Stoke City

1 Begovic
30 Shotton
4 Huth
17 Shawcross
12 Wilson
16 Pennant
6 Whelan
18 Whitehead
26 Etherington
25 Crouch9"
19 Walters
Substitutes
29 Sorensen
9 Jones
10 Fuller
20 Upson
24 Delap
33 Jerome
40 Palacios

Arsenal

13 Szczesny
3 Sagna
5 Vermaelen
6 Koscielny
28 Gibbs
17 Song
16 Ramsey
30 Benayoun
7 Rosicky
27 Gervinho
10 van Persie14"
Substitutes
21 Fabianski
2 Diaby
11 Andre Santos
15 Oxlade-Chamberlain
18 Squillaci
29 Chamakh
39 Coquelin

Possession Stats

38%
62%

Form Guide - Barclays Premier League

Stoke City

L W D W L D D L

Arsenal

L D D W L W D W
Head to Head
Arsenal
3-1
Stoke 23-Oct-2011
Stoke
3-1
Arsenal 08-May-2011
Arsenal
1-0
Stoke 23-Feb-2011
Stoke
1-3
Arsenal 27-Feb-2010
Arsenal
2-0
Stoke 05-Dec-2009
Arsenal
4-1
Stoke 24-May-2009


Live Text Commentary
94:05 +4.05
 

Corner from the left by-line taken by Tomas Rosicky, clearance made by Ryan Shawcross.

92:43 +2.43
 

Free kick awarded for a foul by Laurent Koscielny on Dean Whitehead. Free kick taken by Marc Wilson.

92:15 +2.15
 

Inswinging corner taken right-footed by Tomas Rosicky from the left by-line, clearance made by Ryan Shawcross.

91:41 +1.41
 

Jonathan Walters has an effort at goal from deep inside the area missing to the right of the goal.

90:53 +0.53
 

Peter Crouch takes a shot. Thomas Vermaelen gets a block in.

88:05
 

Matthew Upson challenges Robin van Persie unfairly and gives away a free kick. Robin van Persie restarts play with the free kick. Effort from outside the box by Thomas Vermaelen goes wide right of the target.

87:33
 

Unfair challenge on Alex Song by Cameron Jerome results in a free kick. Kieran Gibbs restarts play with the free kick.

86:37
 

Kieran Gibbs delivers the ball, clearance by Matthew Upson. Bacary Sagna takes a shot. Save made by Asmir Begovic.

85:52
 

Ryan Shawcross challenges Clarindo Andre Santos unfairly and gives away a free kick. Clarindo Andre Santos restarts play with the free kick.

83:15
Substitution
 

Rory Delap on for Matthew Etherington.

82:09
Substitution
 

Free kick awarded for a foul by Robert Huth on Yossi Benayoun. Clarindo Andre Santos is brought on as a substitute for Yossi Benayoun. Wojciech Szczesny takes the free kick.

81:54
 

Cameron Jerome takes a shot. Wojciech Szczesny makes a save.

80:48
 

A cross is delivered by Jonathan Walters, Wojciech Szczesny makes a save.

80:08
 

Unfair challenge on Cameron Jerome by Vassiriki Diaby results in a free kick. Matthew Upson takes the free kick.

79:39
 

Marc Wilson concedes a free kick for a foul on Tomas Rosicky. Laurent Koscielny takes the free kick.

76:58
Substitution
 

The ball is swung over by Marc Wilson. Cameron Jerome joins the action as a substitute, replacing Jermaine Pennant. Marouane Chamakh replaces Yao Gervinho.

75:51
 

Free kick awarded for an unfair challenge on Jermaine Pennant by Alex Song. Asmir Begovic takes the free kick.

75:14
 

Alex Song sends in a cross, Matthew Upson makes a clearance. Corner taken by Robin van Persie played to the near post, Peter Crouch manages to make a clearance.

74:29
 

Corner taken left-footed by Robin van Persie from the right by-line to the near post, clearance by Robert Huth.

72:14
Substitution
 

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

70:24
 

Glenn Whelan concedes a free kick for a foul on Thomas Vermaelen. Direct effort from the free kick comes in from Robin van Persie. Thomas Vermaelen takes a shot. Blocked by Glenn Whelan.

67:22
 

Dean Whitehead takes a shot. Aaron Ramsey gets a block in. Inswinging corner taken right-footed by Jermaine Pennant from the left by-line, clearance made by Robin van Persie.

66:42
 

Matthew Etherington fouled by Alex Song, the ref awards a free kick. Alex Song is cautioned. Matthew Upson takes the free kick.

64:15
 

The ball is delivered by Robert Huth, clearance by Laurent Koscielny.

63:42
 

Kieran Gibbs takes a shot. Dean Whitehead gets a block in.

61:58
 

Yossi Benayoun gives away a free kick for an unfair challenge on Jermaine Pennant. Yossi Benayoun is cautioned by the ref for unsporting behaviour. Robert Huth takes the free kick.

61:06
 

Jermaine Pennant delivers the ball, Thomas Vermaelen gets a block in.

54:36
Substitution
 

Effort on goal by Thomas Vermaelen from just outside the area goes harmlessly over the target. Matthew Upson on for Ryan Shotton.

49:54
 

A cross is delivered by Bacary Sagna, Robin van Persie takes a shot. Save by Asmir Begovic.

48:48
 

Jermaine Pennant delivers the ball, save made by Wojciech Szczesny.

48:41
 

The ball is sent over by Matthew Etherington, save made by Wojciech Szczesny.

48:15
 

The ball is swung over by Jermaine Pennant, clearance made by Bacary Sagna.

46:24
 

Robin van Persie takes a shot. Robert Huth gets a block in. Shot by Yao Gervinho from just outside the area goes over the net.

45:36
 

Jermaine Pennant crosses the ball.

45:09 +0.09
 

Robin van Persie is ruled offside. Free kick taken by Asmir Begovic.

44:20
 

Long range shot from Robert Huth misses to the left of the target.

42:32
 

Robin van Persie concedes a free kick for a foul on Ryan Shotton. The free kick is delivered right-footed by Jermaine Pennant from right wing, Laurent Koscielny makes a clearance. Corner taken by Matthew Etherington from the right by-line, save by Wojciech Szczesny.

40:58
 

The ball is crossed by Tomas Rosicky, Asmir Begovic makes a comfortable save.

40:24
 

Unfair challenge on Peter Crouch by Alex Song results in a free kick. Free kick taken by Robert Huth.

38:28
 

The referee blows for offside against Peter Crouch. Wojciech Szczesny restarts play with the free kick.

37:36
 

Foul by Yossi Benayoun on Peter Crouch, free kick awarded. Free kick crossed by Jermaine Pennant.

34:46
 

The offside flag is raised against Robin van Persie. Asmir Begovic takes the indirect free kick.

28:06
 

Unfair challenge on Peter Crouch by Alex Song results in a free kick. Free kick taken by Ryan Shawcross.

25:50
 

Peter Crouch is caught offside. Indirect free kick taken by Wojciech Szczesny.

25:35
 

Centre by Jermaine Pennant, clearance made by Thomas Vermaelen.

21:39
 

Shot on goal by Yao Gervinho from inside the box goes harmlessly over the target.

19:28
 

Free kick awarded for an unfair challenge on Yao Gervinho by Marc Wilson. Robin van Persie delivers the ball, Laurent Koscielny has a header from close range and clears the crossbar.

19:06
 

Robin van Persie takes a shot. Robert Huth gets a block in.

18:48
 

The ball is crossed by Bacary Sagna.

14:21
Goal
 

Tomas Rosicky crosses the ball, Robin van Persie grabs a goal from inside the six-yard box low into the middle of the goal. Stoke 1-1 Arsenal.Assist on the goal came from Tomas Rosicky.

13:33
 

The assistant referee signals for offside against Jonathan Walters. Thomas Vermaelen takes the indirect free kick.

12:45
 

Aaron Ramsey produces a left-footed shot from just outside the penalty box that misses to the left of the target.

10:59
 

Short corner worked by Tomas Rosicky.

10:54
 

Kieran Gibbs sends in a cross, Robert Huth makes a clearance.

9:00
Goal
 

The ball is crossed by Matthew Etherington, Peter Crouch finds the back of the net with a headed goal from inside the area. Stoke 1-0 Arsenal.Assist by Matthew Etherington.

7:38
 

Centre by Tomas Rosicky, Robin van Persie takes a shot. Save by Asmir Begovic. Robin van Persie takes a inswinging corner from the right by-line played to the near post, Robert Huth manages to make a clearance.

5:44
 

Yossi Benayoun takes a shot. Save made by Asmir Begovic.

5:17
 

The assistant referee signals for offside against Peter Crouch. Indirect free kick taken by Wojciech Szczesny.

4:23
 

Jermaine Pennant is ruled offside. Free kick taken by Wojciech Szczesny.

3:47
 

Alex Song challenges Jermaine Pennant unfairly and gives away a free kick. Free kick taken by Robert Huth.

2:37
Yellow card
 

Dean Whitehead concedes a free kick for a foul on Alex Song. Dean Whitehead is shown a yellow card for unsporting behaviour. Aaron Ramsey restarts play with the free kick.

1:04
 

Centre by Dean Whitehead, Thomas Vermaelen manages to make a clearance.

Barclays Premier League table

Pos Team Pld GD Pts
1 Man City 4 10 12
2 Crystal Palace 4 3 9
3 Leicester 4 3 8
4 Swansea 4 3 8
5 Man Utd 4 1 7
6 Arsenal 4 0 7
7 Liverpool 4 -1 7
8 West Ham 4 3 6
9 Everton 4 1 5
10 Southampton 4 0 5

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