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Clearance made by Carl Jenkinson.
Unfair challenge on Bryan Oviedo by Mathieu Flamini results in a free kick.
Olivier Giroud takes the chance to get an effort at goal and hits the bar.
The referee ends the match.
Theo Walcott delivers the ball.
Steven Naismith on for Ross Barkley.
Clearance by Kieran Gibbs.
Sylvain Distin makes a clearance.
Theo Walcott crosses the ball.
Gerard Deulofeu goes into the referee's book for unsporting behaviour.
Kieran Gibbs manages to make a clearance.
Bryan Oviedo makes a clearance.
Free kick taken by Phil Jagielka.
Ross Barkley fouled by Kieran Gibbs, the ref awards a free kick.
Gerard Deulofeu grabs a goal with a right foot finish. Arsenal 1-1 Everton.Assist by Romelu Lukaku.
The ball is delivered by Bryan Oviedo.
Mesut Ozil scores with their right foot. Arsenal 1-0 Everton.Theo Walcott provided the assist for the goal.
Clearance by Phil Jagielka.
Gerard Deulofeu on for Kevin Mirallas.
Laurent Koscielny manages to make a clearance.
Kevin Mirallas has an effort at goal. A parry by Wojciech Szczesny prevents the goal.
Tim Howard goes into the referee's book for time wasting.
Kevin Mirallas is flagged offside by the assistant referee.
The ball is crossed by Theo Walcott.
Phil Jagielka fouled by Laurent Koscielny, the ref awards a free kick.
Olivier Giroud has an effort at goal. Blocked by Seamus Coleman.
Mesut Ozil crosses the ball in from the free kick.
Seamus Coleman concedes a free kick for a foul on Mesut Ozil.
Mathieu Flamini takes a shot and missed to the left of the net.
A cross is delivered by Carl Jenkinson.
Clearance made by Sylvain Distin.
Leon Osman replaces Steven Pienaar.
Free kick awarded for a foul by Olivier Giroud on Ross Barkley.
Header at goal by Olivier Giroud goes right of the post.
Kieran Gibbs produces a cross.
Tomas Rosicky on for Jack Wilshere.
Mathieu Flamini joins the action as a substitute, replacing Aaron Ramsey.
Theo Walcott joins the action as a substitute, replacing Santi Cazorla.
Ross Barkley takes the chance to get an effort at goal. Wojciech Szczesny parries the effort to safety.
Clearance made by Phil Jagielka.
Mikel Arteta gives away a free kick for an unfair challenge on Steven Pienaar.
James McCarthy gives away a free kick for an unfair challenge on Aaron Ramsey.
Per Mertesacker makes a clearance.
Unfair challenge on James McCarthy by Aaron Ramsey results in a free kick.
James McCarthy produces a cross.
Ross Barkley has an effort at goal and missed to the right of the net.
The ball is crossed by Kieran Gibbs.
Phil Jagielka challenges Mesut Ozil unfairly and gives away a free kick.
Carl Jenkinson manages to make a clearance.
Steven Pienaar takes a shot. Wojciech Szczesny parries the ball away.
Kieran Gibbs crosses the ball.
Chance falls to Santi Cazorla who heads at goal. Tim Howard catches the ball.
Clearance made by Laurent Koscielny.
Gareth Barry takes the free kick.
Mesut Ozil gives away a free kick for an unfair challenge on Steven Pienaar.
Mikel Arteta sends in a cross.
Corner from the right by-line taken by Mesut Ozil.
Carl Jenkinson delivers the ball.
The match restarts for the second half.
Free kick awarded for an unfair challenge on Ross Barkley by Kieran Gibbs.
Phil Jagielka manages to make a clearance.
Aaron Ramsey takes the chance to get an effort at goal. Tim Howard parries the ball but the danger is not over.
The referee blows for half time.
Aaron Ramsey restarts play with the free kick.
James McCarthy is adjudged to have handled the ball.
Gareth Barry receives a caution for unsporting behaviour.
Olivier Giroud takes the chance to get an effort at goal. Tim Howard parries the effort to safety.
Olivier Giroud is caught offside.
Santi Cazorla has an effort at goal. Blocked by Sylvain Distin.
Unfair challenge on Jack Wilshere by Seamus Coleman results in a free kick.
Free kick taken by Kieran Gibbs.
Unfair challenge on Jack Wilshere by Kevin Mirallas results in a free kick.
A cross is delivered by Seamus Coleman.
Carl Jenkinson makes a clearance.
Mesut Ozil gives away a free kick for an unfair challenge on Phil Jagielka.
Clearance by Laurent Koscielny.
Clearance made by Mikel Arteta.
The ball is swung over by Romelu Lukaku.
Free kick crossed by Kevin Mirallas.
Aaron Ramsey challenges Ross Barkley unfairly and gives away a free kick.
A cross is delivered by Santi Cazorla.
Seamus Coleman has an effort at goal and missed to the left of the net.
Ross Barkley takes the free kick.
Unfair challenge on Steven Pienaar by Mikel Arteta results in a free kick.
Mikel Arteta concedes a free kick for a foul on Ross Barkley.
Kevin Mirallas takes the chance to get an effort at goal and missed to the right of the target.
The ball is sent over by Kieran Gibbs.
Sylvain Distin manages to make a clearance.
James McCarthy concedes a free kick for a foul on Olivier Giroud.
Header by Laurent Koscielny misses to the right of the target.
Aaron Ramsey fouled by Ross Barkley, the ref awards a free kick.
Clearance by Bryan Oviedo.
Free kick awarded for a foul by Gareth Barry on Mesut Ozil.
Foul by Jack Wilshere on Kevin Mirallas, free kick awarded.
Corner from the right by-line taken by Kevin Mirallas.
Shot by Ross Barkley. Laurent Koscielny gets a block in.
Bryan Oviedo crosses the ball.
Phil Jagielka restarts play with the free kick.
The official flags Mesut Ozil offside.
Clearance by Per Mertesacker.
Mikel Arteta takes the free kick.
Unfair challenge on Mikel Arteta by Gareth Barry results in a free kick.
Seamus Coleman sends in a cross.
The match begins.
Walcott keen to prove worth
Arsenal forward Theo Walcott is determined to remind people just what an asset he is for both club and country this season.
The 24-year-old has just returned to action after almost two months sidelined by an abdominal problem which required minor surgery.
Walcott was Arsenal's leading scorer last season, and an integral part of Roy Hodgson's squad as they battled to secure a place at the 2014 World Cup.
With the Gunners top of the Barclays Premier League and the now qualified Three Lions set for a tough group stage against Uruguay, Italy and Costa Rica next summer, Walcott is confident his domestic form can book a seat on the plane to Brazil.
"The first priority is to play well for Arsenal to make sure I am there," said Walcott, who was a controversial omission from Fabio Capello's final squad for the 2010 World Cup, a tactical decision which the Italian coach has since admitted was wrong.
"It is healthy to have competition (for places), we all want to see English players playing really well
"I bounced back from the disappointment of 2010 with a very good season for Arsenal, and then last season I finished as top goalscorer, which was a massive personal achievement."
Arsenal are certainly in confident mood ahead of Sunday's showdown with Everton at the Emirates Stadium, having recorded a sixth straight home Premier League win when beating Hull 2-0 on Wednesday night.
Walcott - who on Friday visited the Teenage Cancer Trust facility in University College Hospital Macmillan Cancer Centre, which is supported by the Arsenal Foundation - feels the Gunners have the firepower to maintain their good form against the Toffees.
He said: "Everton had a great result against United, but they will be coming to the Emirates to tackle the best team in the Premier League at this moment in time, and with what we have got going forwards, I don't think Everton will be able to deal with that."
Arsenal will again be without full-back Bacary Sagna (hamstring).
Manager Arsene Wenger reported no fresh injuries for the league leaders from their midweek win over Hull, when several first-team players were rested.
German forward Lukas Podolski is back in training after his hamstring injury, but not yet match fit. Forward Yaya Sanogo (back), midfielders Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain and Abou Diaby (both knee) are all still sidelined.
Everton manager Roberto Martinez believes victory over defending champions Manchester United was ideal preparation for taking on current league leaders Arsenal.
The Toffees ended a run of 21 years without a win at Old Trafford in midweek and are now looking to break a similar, if slightly shorter, sequence on the Gunners' home turf.
Graham Stuart and Andrei Kanchelskis were the goalscorers when Everton last won at Arsenal in January 1996 but Martinez has brought a belief to the club - strengthened by the win over United - which raises hopes of an end to their misery in north London.
"I don't think we've played with fear at all this season," said Martinez, who has won at the Emirates with Wigan in April 2012.
"We beat Chelsea at home and to beat Manchester United away showed an incredible improvement to our performance from Manchester City (Everton's only defeat of the season so far back in October).
"I felt when we went to City we didn't have the right belief in our performance but I think we showed that at Old Trafford.
"Arsenal deserve a lot of respect because if you win 11 of your first 14 games you are the outstanding team in the competition.
"We are looking at ourselves to try to use this as a terrific test to see how quickly we can improve and challenge these sides.
"The Emirates Stadium is one of the hardest places to go and be yourself.
"Arsenal as an attacking team are as good as it gets and their movement and forward play requires maximum concentration in everything you do.
"From our point of view we are ready for that test. We are excited about challenging the best team in the league so far."
Centre-back Antolin Alcaraz, who has yet to make his debut after a summer move because of injury, travelled with the team to Old Trafford and could come into the matchday 18 in north London.
Left-back Leighton Baines is still three to four weeks away from recovering from a broken toe while striker Arouna Kone and midfielder Darron Gibson are long-term absentees.
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