• Barclays Premier League
  • Date: Thu 26 December 2013
  • Kick-off: 15:00
  • Venue: Boleyn Ground
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Arsenal

Arsenal

Walcott 67"

Podolski 78"

West Ham United vs Arsenal


Team Lineups

West Ham United

13 Adrian
17 O'Brien
19 Collins
5 Tomkins
3 McCartney
16 Noble
21 Diame
26 Cole
4 Nolan
7 Jarvis
24 Cole45"
Substitutes
8 Rat
10 Collison
11 Maiga
14 Taylor
18 Diarra
20 Demel
22 Jaaskelainen

Arsenal

1 Szczesny
3 Sagna
4 Mertesacker
5 Vermaelen
28 Gibbs
16 Ramsey
8 Arteta
14 Walcott67"
11 Ozil
19 Cazorla
12 Giroud
Substitutes
9 Podolski78"
17 Monreal
20 Flamini
21 Fabianski
23 Bendtner
25 Jenkinson
44 Gnabry

Possession Stats

30%
70%

Form Guide - Barclays Premier League

West Ham United

L D D D L L L W

Arsenal

W L W W W W W W
Head to Head
Arsenal
5-1
West Ham 23-Jan-2013
West Ham
1-3
Arsenal 06-Oct-2012
West Ham
0-3
Arsenal 15-Jan-2011
Arsenal
1-0
West Ham 30-Oct-2010
Arsenal
2-0
West Ham 20-Mar-2010
West Ham
2-2
Arsenal 25-Oct-2009

Live Text Commentary
93:23 +3.23
 

Centre by Matthew Taylor.

93:11 +3.11
 

Kieran Gibbs manages to make a clearance.

92:11 +2.11
 

A cross is delivered by Matthew Taylor.

92:07 +2.07
 

Mathieu Flamini makes a clearance.

91:35 +1.35
 

Clearance made by Mathieu Flamini.

Full time
 

The referee ends the match.

88:27
 

Theo Walcott decides to take the corner short.

86:04
 

The ball is crossed by Matthew Jarvis.

84:59
 

Theo Walcott sends in a cross.

84:07
Substitution
 

Nicklas Bendtner replaces Olivier Giroud.

81:18
 

Theo Walcott delivers the ball.

80:44
 

Free kick taken by Wojciech Szczesny.

80:36
Substitution
 

(Arsenal) makes a substitution, with Mathieu Flamini coming on for Mesut Ozil.

79:57
 

Carlton Cole concedes a free kick for a foul on Per Mertesacker.

78:35
 

The ball is delivered by Theo Walcott.

77:41
 

James Tomkins makes a clearance.

76:50
 

The referee penalises Joe Cole for handball.

75:35
 

Joe Cole challenges Lukas Podolski unfairly and gives away a free kick.

75:29
 

Joe Cole delivers the ball.

74:52
 

Clearance by Mikel Arteta.

74:45
Substitution
 

Matthew Taylor is brought on as a substitute for Kevin Nolan.

74:11
 

Santi Cazorla takes a fantastic shot and went wide of the left-hand post.

74:07
 

Corner taken by Mesut Ozil.

72:43
 

James Tomkins makes a clearance.

72:22
 

Shot by Lukas Podolski. Adrian parries the ball away.

71:41
 

Lukas Podolski takes the chance to get an effort at goal. Guy Demel gets a block in.

70:31
 

James Tomkins manages to make a clearance.

70:25
 

Shot by Kieran Gibbs. Blocked by Guy Demel.

70:03
 

Theo Walcott takes a shot. Kevin Nolan gets a block in.

69:11
 

Shot by Lukas Podolski went over the net.

67:18
Goal
 

Theo Walcott scores with a left foot finish. West Ham 1-1 Arsenal.Santi Cazorla provided the assist for the goal.

66:15
 

Thomas Vermaelen makes a clearance.

64:37
 

Corner taken by Santi Cazorla.

64:19
Substitution
 

Aaron Ramsey goes off and Lukas Podolski comes on.

62:59
Substitution
 

Guy Demel comes on in place of Joey O'Brien.

62:31
 

Mohamed Diame takes a weak shot and missed to the right of the goal.

60:09
 

Shot by Mohamed Diame went wide right of the target.

59:48
 

Santi Cazorla takes a shot. Mesut Ozil takes the chance to get an effort at goal. Adrian parries the effort to safety.

58:39
 

Santi Cazorla produces a cross.

58:19
 

Short corner worked by Santi Cazorla.

57:48
 

James Tomkins makes a clearance.

57:17
 

The ball is crossed by Bacary Sagna.

57:13
 

Shot by Santi Cazorla. Joey O'Brien gets a block in.

55:33
 

Direct effort from the free kick comes in from Aaron Ramsey. Mark Noble gets a block in.

55:32
 

Theo Walcott restarts play with the free kick.

54:39
 

Joey O'Brien concedes a free kick for a foul on Olivier Giroud.

53:20
 

Centre by Mohamed Diame.

52:00
 

George McCartney manages to make a clearance.

51:36
 

Centre by Bacary Sagna.

50:17
 

Free kick awarded for an unfair challenge on Mikel Arteta by Mark Noble.

49:31
 

Per Mertesacker has an effort at goal. Blocked by James Tomkins.

49:26
 

Free kick taken by Mikel Arteta.

47:06 +2.06
 

George McCartney makes a clearance.

49:06
 

Unfair challenge on Mikel Arteta by Mohamed Diame results in a free kick.

48:59
 

Clearance by Joe Cole.

48:41
 

Free kick taken by Mikel Arteta.

47:45
 

Mark Noble takes the free kick.

47:20
 

Free kick awarded for a foul by Santi Cazorla on Joey O'Brien.

47:16
 

Clearance by Thomas Vermaelen.

Half time
 

The ref blows to end the first period.

45:27 +0.27
 

Mark Noble restarts play with the free kick.

45:48
Goal
 

Carlton Cole slots the ball left footed into the goal. West Ham 1-0 Arsenal.

45:43
 

The ball is swung over by Matthew Jarvis.

45:08
 

Per Mertesacker makes a clearance.

44:45
 

Carlton Cole is penalised for a handball.

44:29
 

Kieran Gibbs makes a clearance.

43:52
 

Santi Cazorla has a direct shot on goal from the free kick. Blocked by Mark Noble.

42:59
 

Foul by Joey O'Brien on Thomas Vermaelen, free kick awarded.

42:22
 

Razvan Rat makes a clearance.

40:44
 

Bacary Sagna manages to make a clearance.

40:17
 

Adrian Adrian takes the free kick.

39:10
 

Free kick taken by Wojciech Szczesny.

38:34
 

Clearance made by George McCartney.

37:18
Substitution
 

Razvan Rat joins the action as a substitute, replacing James Collins.

34:30
 

Clearance made by Per Mertesacker.

34:13
 

Aaron Ramsey takes the chance to get an effort at goal. Adrian blocks the ball.

32:58
 

Olivier Giroud takes the chance to get an effort at goal and missed to the right of the net.

32:12
 

Santi Cazorla takes a shot and goes harmlessly over the bar.

30:08
 

Olivier Giroud concedes a free kick for a foul on James Tomkins.

29:49
 

Bacary Sagna restarts play with the free kick.

29:33
 

Free kick awarded for an unfair challenge on Bacary Sagna by Mark Noble.

28:56
 

Clearance by George McCartney.

28:22
 

The ball is swung over by Matthew Jarvis.

27:26
 

Clearance made by Mikel Arteta.

26:45
 

Header at goal by Per Mertesacker goes over the bar.

26:18
 

Clearance by George McCartney.

25:30
 

Theo Walcott takes a shot and missed to the right of the target.

24:32
 

Mohamed Diame has an effort at goal. Wojciech Szczesny parries the ball away.

23:24
 

Wojciech Szczesny restarts play with the free kick.

22:48
 

Unfair challenge on Mesut Ozil by Joey O'Brien results in a free kick.

22:44
 

Clearance by Mikel Arteta.

22:08
 

Clearance by Kieran Gibbs.

21:13
 

Free kick awarded for an unfair challenge on Mark Noble by Kieran Gibbs.

20:34
 

Clearance made by James Tomkins.

19:11
Yellow card
 

Joey O'Brien receives a yellow card for unsporting behaviour.

19:04
 

Free kick awarded for a foul by Joey O'Brien on Kieran Gibbs.

18:49
 

Kieran Gibbs delivers the ball.

16:02
 

George McCartney fouled by Aaron Ramsey, the ref awards a free kick.

15:37
 

The ball is delivered by Theo Walcott.

14:59
 

Corner from the left by-line taken by Theo Walcott.

14:28
 

Kieran Gibbs sends in a cross.

12:29
 

Thomas Vermaelen makes a clearance.

12:07
 

Clearance made by James Collins.

10:03
 

Unfair challenge on Santi Cazorla by Matthew Jarvis results in a free kick.

9:30
 

Free kick crossed by Mark Noble.

8:30
 

Mikel Arteta gives away a free kick for an unfair challenge on Carlton Cole.

8:14
 

Centre by Matthew Jarvis.

7:40
 

Clearance by James Tomkins.

6:15
 

Santi Cazorla takes the chance to get an effort at goal. James Collins gets a block in.

5:56
 

The official flags Matthew Jarvis offside.

5:45
 

Joey O'Brien crosses the ball.

5:00
 

Santi Cazorla makes a clearance.

4:55
 

Free kick taken by Mark Noble.

4:11
 

Carlton Cole fouled by Aaron Ramsey, the ref awards a free kick.

2:45
 

Adrian Adrian restarts play with the free kick.

:49
 

James Tomkins makes a clearance.

Kick off
 

The match has kicked off.

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1 Chelsea 29 36 67
2 Man City 30 34 61
3 Arsenal 30 27 60
4 Man Utd 30 25 59
5 Liverpool 30 12 54
6 Southampton 30 21 53
7 Tottenham Hotspur 30 5 53
8 Swansea 30 -4 43
9 West Ham 30 3 42
10 Stoke 30 -3 42

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