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  • Date:28 Apr 2013
  • Kick-off:16:00
  • Venue:Emirates Stadium
  • Attendance:60,112
  • Walcott (1)
  • van Persie - pen (43)
Goal!

Live Commentary

94mins

Robin van Persie gives away a free kick for an unfair challenge on Laurent Koscielny. Laurent Koscielny takes the direct free kick.

93mins

Mikel Arteta fouled by Oliveira Anderson, the ref awards a free kick. Free kick taken by Wojciech Szczesny.

89mins

Bacary Sagna gives away a free kick for an unfair challenge on Javier Hernandez. Patrice Evra takes the direct free kick.

88mins

Javier Hernandez on for Wayne Rooney. Inswinging corner taken left-footed by Ryan Giggs from the right by-line, Close range headed effort by Patrice Evra clears the crossbar.

88mins

Santi Cazorla takes a shot. Blocked by Jonny Evans.

88mins

Ryan Giggs takes a shot. Blocked by Per Mertesacker.

87mins

Per Mertesacker takes a shot. Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain takes a shot. Blocked by Jonny Evans. Outswinging corner taken from the right by-line by Theo Walcott, Michael Carrick makes a clearance.

86mins

Santi Cazorla takes a shot. David De Gea makes a save. Outswinging corner taken from the right by-line by Santi Cazorla.

83mins

Wayne Rooney takes a shot. Wojciech Szczesny makes a save.

82mins

Ryan Giggs comes on in place of Luis Nani. Inswinging corner taken by Wayne Rooney from the left by-line, Per Mertesacker manages to make a clearance.

81mins

Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain goes into the book.

78mins

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

77mins

Theo Walcott takes a shot. Blocked by Robin van Persie. Outswinging corner taken by Theo Walcott from the right by-line, Robin van Persie makes a clearance.

76mins

Theo Walcott takes a shot. Blocked by Rio Ferdinand.

73mins

Aaron Ramsey takes a shot. Blocked by Phil Jones. Corner taken by Theo Walcott from the left by-line, Effort on goal by Laurent Koscielny from just inside the area clears the bar. Oliveira Anderson is brought on as a substitute for Rafael Da Silva.

71mins

Yao Gervinho is brought on as a substitute for Lukas Podolski.

65mins

The referee gives a free kick against Antonio Valencia for handball. Antonio Valencia is cautioned by the ref for unsporting behaviour. Santi Cazorla has an effort direct from the free kick.

63mins

Antonio Valencia challenges Jack Wilshere unfairly and gives away a free kick. Free kick taken by Jack Wilshere.

63mins

Mikel Arteta concedes a free kick for a foul on Phil Jones. Rafael Da Silva takes the free kick.

61mins

Laurent Koscielny gives away a free kick for an unfair challenge on Phil Jones. Jack Wilshere replaces Tomas Rosicky. David De Gea takes the indirect free kick.

60mins

Tomas Rosicky takes a shot. Blocked by Jonny Evans.

60mins

Robin van Persie challenges Per Mertesacker unfairly and gives away a free kick. Indirect free kick taken by Wojciech Szczesny.

56mins

Wayne Rooney takes a shot. Save by Wojciech Szczesny.

55mins

Free kick awarded for an unfair challenge on Jonny Evans by Aaron Ramsey. Indirect free kick taken by David De Gea.

54mins

Rafael Da Silva produces a right-footed shot from just outside the area that goes harmlessly over the target.

53mins

Free kick awarded for an unfair challenge on Michael Carrick by Tomas Rosicky. David De Gea restarts play with the free kick.

49mins

Aaron Ramsey takes a shot. Save by David De Gea.

48mins

Tomas Rosicky has an effort at goal from just inside the box that misses to the left of the target.

46mins

The referee blows for offside. Indirect free kick taken by David De Gea.

45mins

Tomas Rosicky takes a shot. Save by David De Gea.

45mins

Santi Cazorla takes a shot. Blocked by Michael Carrick.

42mins

Penalty awarded for a foul by Bacary Sagna on Robin van Persie. Booking for Bacary Sagna for unsporting behaviour. Penalty taken right-footed by Robin van Persie and scored. Arsenal 1-1 Man Utd.

41mins

Phil Jones has a headed effort at goal from close in which goes wide right of the goal.

39mins

Robin van Persie takes a shot. Brilliant save by Wojciech Szczesny.

37mins

Unfair challenge on Santi Cazorla by Antonio Valencia results in a free kick. Mikel Arteta takes the free kick.

36mins

Tomas Rosicky produces a right-footed shot from just outside the penalty box that misses to the left of the goal.

36mins

Luis Nani takes a shot. Per Mertesacker gets a block in.

34mins

Corner taken by Santi Cazorla from the right by-line.

32mins

Theo Walcott concedes a free kick for a foul on Patrice Evra. Theo Walcott is shown a yellow card for unsporting behaviour. Free kick crossed right-footed by Wayne Rooney, save by Wojciech Szczesny.

32mins

Lukas Podolski takes a shot. David De Gea makes a save.

30mins

Theo Walcott fouled by Jonny Evans, the ref awards a free kick. Jonny Evans goes into the book for unsporting behaviour. The free kick is swung in right-footed by Santi Cazorla, clearance by Robin van Persie.

27mins

Robin van Persie gives away a free kick for an unfair challenge on Per Mertesacker. Robin van Persie receives a yellow card. Wojciech Szczesny takes the indirect free kick.

27mins

Centre by Bacary Sagna, Rafael Da Silva makes a clearance.

25mins

Free kick awarded for a foul by Robin van Persie on Laurent Koscielny. Aaron Ramsey takes the direct free kick.

24mins

Free kick awarded for a foul by Tomas Rosicky on Luis Nani. Jonny Evans takes the indirect free kick.

23mins

Unfair challenge on Tomas Rosicky by Rafael Da Silva results in a free kick. Booking for Rafael Da Silva. Direct free kick taken by Kieran Gibbs.

22mins

Aaron Ramsey gives away a free kick for an unfair challenge on Michael Carrick. Michael Carrick restarts play with the free kick.

21mins

Theo Walcott decides to take a short corner.

18mins

Phil Jones has a headed effort at goal from close range which goes wide of the left-hand upright.

16mins

Mikel Arteta fouled by Phil Jones, the ref awards a free kick. Booking for Phil Jones for unsporting behaviour. Free kick crossed right-footed by Theo Walcott from left channel.

14mins

Lukas Podolski concedes a free kick for a foul on Phil Jones. Phil Jones restarts play with the free kick. Free kick awarded for an unfair challenge on Patrice Evra by Lukas Podolski. Direct free kick taken by Luis Nani.

13mins

The referee blows for offside. Kieran Gibbs restarts play with the free kick.

11mins

Robin van Persie produces a right-footed shot from deep inside the penalty area which goes wide of the left-hand post.

8mins

Phil Jones fouled by Tomas Rosicky, the ref awards a free kick. Jonny Evans restarts play with the free kick.

7mins

Corner taken left-footed by Lukas Podolski, save by David De Gea.

7mins

Santi Cazorla takes a shot. Save made by David De Gea.

6mins

Tomas Rosicky has an effort at goal from outside the area missing to the wide left of the goal.

2mins

Theo Walcott finds the back of the net with a goal from inside the six-yard box high into the middle of the goal. Arsenal 1-0 Man Utd.The assist for the goal came from Tomas Rosicky.

Match Preview

Giggs revels in 13th title Ryan Giggs insists his 13th Premier League title-winning campaign has been one of his best. The Welshman, who was labelled a "unique freak" by Sir Alex Ferguson following the championship-sealing victory over Aston Villa on Monday, has now extended his own record in lifting the most English titles. Giggs is not one to spend too long reflecting on such matters. However, given the gut-wrenching manner of last season's demise, the team who took their coveted trophy away and the overwhelming manner of this term's success, the 39-year-old has no hesitation in declaring this year as one of the finest. "If you look at the amount of wins we have had, you have to recognise it has been a brilliant season in the league," he said. "Some of the performances have been superb. "Whenever you win the Premier League it is something special. "Obviously, if you look at the end of last season that was a huge disappointment. To come back the following year and perform so strongly means it must rank really high. "Overall, we have to be happy with the way it has worked out." Having already extended his contract into next season, Giggs knows exactly what his immediate plans are. After United have completed their final four fixtures, starting at Arsenal on Sunday, he will jet off on an annual summer holiday, return fully rested, and get ready to do it all again, almost as if this season has never happened. "You just enjoy the moment," he said. "Then you go on holiday, come back and do it all again. That is the way it is at United. "You want to enjoy what you have done this season because it is a great achievement but you have to retain the hunger to do it again." That desire for more, an inner spark that continues to drive him and ensure his competitive streak is back on view at Arsenal should his only club boss decide Giggs is required. "We want to make sure we apply ourselves in the right way," said Giggs. "Champions League places are at stake. Relegation. Europe. "That is also important. We want to be fair to the other teams favours in that position." There are also records to aim for, including that Premier League best tally of 95 points Chelsea posted in 2005. "The aim is to get as many points as we can, then hopefully we can get the record," said Giggs. "It won't be easy because we have some tough games coming up. "We always want to win games. The manager makes sure of that. If we don't perform he won't be happy, whether we have won the league or not. "We want to go off in the summer knowing we have had a good end to the season." Ferguson is expected to freshen up his starting line-up. The champions are likely to have skipper Nemanja Vidic back, whilst Rio Ferdinand, Javier Hernandez and Danny Welbeck are all in contention. Having revealed earlier this week they played against Aston Villa on Monday despite carrying injuries, Ferguson may elect to rest Michael Carrick and Jonny Evans. Arsenal captain Thomas Vermaelen maintains it is "not a big deal" that Manchester United will come to the Emirates Stadium as newly-crowned champions. The Red Devils sealed a 20th championship crown as former Gunners skipper Robin van Persie fired a hat-trick to beat Villa 3-0 - sparking wild scenes of celebration at Old Trafford. After opening up a commanding lead on rivals Manchester City, Ferguson's men had for some time been nailed on to win the title. Arsenal defender Vermaelen, who is hoping for a recall to the starting XI on Sunday, maintains the home side must focus on delivering the required performance from themselves in their fight for Champions League qualification once the pre-match ceremony of a guard of honour is complete. Speaking in the official Arsenal matchday programme, the Belgian international said: "The first thing is always to look at yourself and how you are going to perform, so I don't see it as a big deal that they have already won the title. "While we congratulate them, we cannot worry too much about that. "Both teams are hugely competitive and will want to win the game, so we will need to be at our best." Vermaelen also believes watching United cruise clear at the top of the table has reignited the desire within Wenger's squad. He added: "Everybody here wants to do what United have done - we are all ambitious and have a big desire to win titles. We want to be doing it every year, and the drive is within all of us." Arsenal must do without 17-goal striker Olivier Giroud as he begins a three-match ban following an unsuccessful appeal against his red card at Fulham. Wenger has to decide whether to deploy Theo Walcott down the centre again, try out German striker Lukas Podolski or perhaps even Gervinho.

Formation:4231Manager: Arsene Wenger

Arsenal

Formation: 442Manager: Sir Alex Ferguson

Man Utd

  • Wojciech Szczesny
  • Bacary Sagna
  • Per Mertesacker
  • Laurent Koscielny
  • Kieran Gibbs
  • Mikel Arteta
  • Aaron Ramsey
  • Tomas Rosicky
  • Santi Cazorla
  • Theo Walcott
  • Lukas Podolski
  • SUBS
  • Vito Mannone
  • Thomas Vermaelen
  • Jack Wilshere
  • Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain
  • Nacho Monreal
  • Carl Jenkinson
  • Yao Gervinho

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Form Guide

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  • Arsenal
  • VS
  • Man Utd
  • WWLWDW

Last Meetings

  • Man Utd
  • 2 - 1
  • Arsenal
  • 03/11/2012
  • Arsenal
  • 1 - 2
  • Man Utd
  • 22/01/2012
  • Man Utd
  • 8 - 2
  • Arsenal
  • 28/08/2011
  • Arsenal
  • 1 - 0
  • Man Utd
  • 01/05/2011
  • Man Utd
  • 1 - 0
  • Arsenal
  • 13/12/2010
  • Arsenal
  • 1 - 3
  • Man Utd
  • 31/01/2010

Top Scorers

Arsenal

  • SG Cazorla 12
  • T Walcott 11
  • O Giroud 11
  • L Podolski 9
  • YK Gervinho 5
  • P Mertesacker 3
  • T Rosicky 2
  • M Arteta 1
  • L Koscielny 1
  • NE Monreal 1
  • A Oxlade-Chamberlain 1

Man Utd

  • R van Persie 22
  • W Rooney 11
  • JB Hernandez 8
  • S Kagawa 5
  • P Evra 4
  • R Da Silva 3
  • J Evans 3
  • R Giggs 2
  • T Cleverley 2
  • P Scholes 1
  • M Carrick 1
  • D Fletcher 1
  • N Vidic 1
  • AL Valencia 1
  • LC Nani 1
  • OL Anderson 1
  • D Welbeck 1
  • A Buttner 1
  • N Powell 1

Goals

Arsenal

    • Total goals 100
    • Goals per game 65
  • 2 (For) 4 (Against) Period 0-10 mins
  • 6 (For) 4 (Against) Period 11-20 mins
  • 4 (For) 4 (Against) Period 21-30 mins
  • 7 (For) 6 (Against) Period 31-40 mins
  • 10 (For) 2 (Against) Period 41-50 mins
  • 8 (For) 4 (Against) Period 51-60 mins
  • 7 (For) 6 (Against) Period 61-70 mins
  • 7 (For) 3 (Against) Period 71-80 mins
  • 14 (For) 2 (Against) Period 81-90 mins

Man Utd

    • Total goals 113
    • Goals per game 78
  • 9 (For) 5 (Against) Period 0-10 mins
  • 11 (For) 4 (Against) Period 11-20 mins
  • 10 (For) 3 (Against) Period 21-30 mins
  • 5 (For) 1 (Against) Period 31-40 mins
  • 6 (For) 4 (Against) Period 41-50 mins
  • 9 (For) 11 (Against) Period 51-60 mins
  • 9 (For) 2 (Against) Period 61-70 mins
  • 8 (For) 2 (Against) Period 71-80 mins
  • 11 (For) 3 (Against) Period 81-90 mins

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