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  • Date:27 Oct 2012
  • Kick-off:15:00
  • Venue:Emirates Stadium
  • Attendance:60,103
Goal!

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94:25 +4.25

Free kick awarded for a foul by Aaron Ramsey on Jamie Mackie. Free kick taken by Jose Bosingwa.

93:48 +3.48

Foul by David Hoilett on Bacary Sagna, free kick awarded. Vito Mannone takes the direct free kick.

92:19 +2.19

Nedum Onuoha fouled by Bacary Sagna, the ref awards a free kick. Esteban Granero fires a strike on goal direct from the free kick, save by Vito Mannone. Corner taken right-footed by Esteban Granero from the left by-line, clearance by Per Mertesacker.

91:41 +1.41

Jamie Mackie takes a shot. Vito Mannone makes a save.

90:46 +0.46

Effort from deep inside the area by Andrey Arshavin misses to the left of the goal.

89:43

Shot by Esteban Granero from deep inside the penalty area misses to the left of the goal.

89:05

Unfair challenge on David Hoilett by Mikel Arteta results in a free kick. Free kick taken by Jose Bosingwa.

88:30

Santi Cazorla takes a shot. Save made by Soares Julio Cesar.

87:22

Short corner taken by Santi Cazorla. Andrey Arshavin takes a shot.

86:50

Aaron Ramsey takes a shot. Save made by Soares Julio Cesar. Santi Cazorla takes a inswinging corner to the near post, clearance by Ryan Nelsen.

86:08

Adel Taarabt receives a yellow card.

84:39

Assist by Olivier Giroud.

83:15

Olivier Giroud takes a shot. Save by Soares Julio Cesar. Mikel Arteta takes a shot. Mikel Arteta fires in a goal from close in low into the middle of the goal. Arsenal 1-0 QPR.

81:51

Effort from the edge of the area by Andrey Arshavin goes wide of the right-hand upright.

80:59

Andrey Arshavin on for Yao Gervinho. Mikel Arteta takes the outswinging corner, Ryan Nelsen makes a clearance. Outswinging corner taken by Mikel Arteta, clearance made by Jose Bosingwa.

78:11

Jamie Mackie is brought on as a substitute for Shaun Wright-Phillips. Outswinging corner taken from the left by-line by Clarindo Andre Santos. Thomas Vermaelen gives away a free kick for an unfair challenge on Stephane Mbia. Red card for Stephane Mbia. Soares Julio Cesar takes the free kick.

77:03

Santi Cazorla produces a right-footed shot from inside the area that goes over the bar.

73:00

The assistant referee flags for offside against David Hoilett. Indirect free kick taken by Vito Mannone.

71:36

Yao Gervinho produces a right-footed shot from deep inside the penalty area which goes wide of the left-hand post. Bobby Zamora leaves the field to be replaced by Djibril Cisse. Nedum Onuoha on for Armand Traore.

70:05

(Arsenal) makes a substitution, with Yao Gervinho coming on for Lukas Podolski.

68:32

Shot from outside the box by Mikel Arteta goes wide right of the target.

66:03

Theo Walcott comes on in place of Jack Wilshere.

63:07

Free kick awarded for an unfair challenge on Bobby Zamora by Bacary Sagna. Esteban Granero takes the free kick.

62:23

Header on goal by Aaron Ramsey from just inside the area goes over the goal.

58:08

Free kick awarded for a foul by Esteban Granero on Mikel Arteta. Strike comes in from Olivier Giroud from the free kick, blocked by Samba Diakite. Foul by Olivier Giroud on Armand Traore, free kick awarded. Olivier Giroud shown a yellow card. Free kick taken by Esteban Granero.

55:11

Jack Wilshere fouled by Esteban Granero, the ref awards a free kick. The referee cautions Esteban Granero for unsporting behaviour. Strike on goal comes in from Santi Cazorla from the free kick.

53:55

Unfair challenge on Samba Diakite by Olivier Giroud results in a free kick. Direct free kick taken by Soares Julio Cesar.

53:36

David Hoilett is flagged offside by the assistant referee. Vito Mannone takes the indirect free kick.

52:21

Unfair challenge on Esteban Granero by Mikel Arteta results in a free kick. Jose Bosingwa restarts play with the free kick.

50:59

The offside flag is raised against Bobby Zamora. Vito Mannone takes the free kick.

49:56

Esteban Granero concedes a free kick for a foul on Clarindo Andre Santos. Mikel Arteta sends in a cross, Per Mertesacker takes a shot. Save made by Soares Julio Cesar.

49:00

The referee blows for offside. Indirect free kick taken by Clarindo Andre Santos.

46:08

The referee blows for offside. Soares Julio Cesar takes the indirect free kick.

44:36

Free kick awarded for an unfair challenge on Jose Bosingwa by Santi Cazorla. Free kick taken by Soares Julio Cesar.

44:20

Clarindo Andre Santos takes a shot. Soares Julio Cesar makes a save.

42:42

Samba Diakite challenges Jack Wilshere unfairly and gives away a free kick. Direct free kick taken by Mikel Arteta.

42:32

The referee blows for offside against Shaun Wright-Phillips. Indirect free kick taken by Clarindo Andre Santos.

38:31

Esteban Granero takes a short corner, Armand Traore takes a shot. Blocked by Thomas Vermaelen.

34:36

Unfair challenge on Olivier Giroud by Samba Diakite results in a free kick. Shot on goal comes in from Lukas Podolski from the free kick.

32:50

Adel Taarabt fouled by Aaron Ramsey, the ref awards a free kick. Ryan Nelsen takes the direct free kick.

31:13

Free kick awarded for an unfair challenge on Ryan Nelsen by Bacary Sagna. Soares Julio Cesar takes the free kick.

30:17

Bobby Zamora concedes a free kick for a foul on Thomas Vermaelen. Clarindo Andre Santos takes the free kick.

29:15

Olivier Giroud takes a shot. Save by Soares Julio Cesar.

25:15

Lukas Podolski challenges Esteban Granero unfairly and gives away a free kick. Free kick crossed by Esteban Granero. Bobby Zamora is caught offside. Indirect free kick taken by Vito Mannone.

22:02

Bobby Zamora is flagged offside by the assistant referee. Vito Mannone takes the indirect free kick.

19:57

Unfair challenge on Adel Taarabt by Mikel Arteta results in a free kick. The free kick is delivered right-footed by Esteban Granero from left wing, save by Vito Mannone.

18:34

Jack Wilshere takes a shot. Save by Soares Julio Cesar.

13:54

Aaron Ramsey concedes a free kick for a foul on Esteban Granero. Esteban Granero takes the free kick.

11:52

Lukas Podolski has an effort at goal from outside the area missing to the wide right of the target.

10:32

Free kick awarded for a foul by Esteban Granero on Olivier Giroud. Mikel Arteta takes the direct free kick.

9:44

Aaron Ramsey takes a shot.

2:13

The referee penalises Mikel Arteta for handball. Free kick taken by Armand Traore.

1:06

Free kick awarded for a foul by David Hoilett on Bacary Sagna. Aaron Ramsey takes the free kick.

Match Preview

Wenger demands response from Gunners Manager Arsene Wenger felt his players "hit the wall" in their back-to-back defeats over the past week but has challenged them to produce a response against struggling QPR. The Gunners had impressed before the international break but then slumped to a 1-0 defeat at Norwich last Saturday which left them 10 points behind Barclays Premier League leaders Chelsea before putting on another lacklustre display against Schalke to lose top spot in Champions League Group B. Those results contributed to a heated annual general meeting at the Emirates Stadium yesterday, where Wenger's address restored a sense of calm after chairman Peter Hill-Wood, chief executive Ivan Gazidis and majority shareholder Stan Kroenke were all heckled. The Arsenal manager believes the players can quickly change the mood with a return to winning ways. "At West Ham, we looked outstanding going forwards, dynamic and then suddenly had two flat performances. It is difficult to explain," said Wenger. "We have hit the wall a little bit in the last two games, and just did not find our rhythm. "But we have to just focus again on the quality of our game, the way we want to play, and not concede too much against who we play. "With the quality (we have), the results will come back." Wenger continued: "We have to put what happened to us on Wednesday night into perspective - we know we were not at our best, but we have lost one game in 43 home European games. An accident like that can happen. "We are still in a strong position in the Champions League, what is important for us now is to bounce back and have a good result in the Premier League." England midfielder Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain is hopefully of overcoming the hip injury he suffered as a substitute at Norwich, but Kieran Gibbs (thigh) and Theo Walcott (chest) remain out. Jack Wilshere could again be included in the squad as his rehabilitation from long-term injury continues, as could defender Bacary Sagna, who suffered a broken leg in May. Wenger's side will still be the firm favourites against a QPR side who are yet to record an away league victory during Hughes' tenure. Rangers boss Mark Hughes acknowledged that Arsenal have not had the best of weeks but is not expecting any favours on Saturday. "They're a very good team, and they've had a couple of results that have knocked them back somewhat," he said. "But it's their home game, and you'd expect them to come out and for their fans' benefit, put in a good performance because they've stepped away from their high standards in the last couple of games. "We go there with the belief we can compete against any team in the Premier League. We've drawn with Chelsea, drawn with Everton and run Tottenham very close. We acquitted ourselves well for long periods against Manchester City. "So we know we can go to the top sides and make a game of a difficult fixture, and we'll try and cause an upset, because I'm sure there aren't that many people expecting us to get a positive result. We'll go there with real belief." Hughes has had his fair share of run-ins with opposing bosses during his time in management but the former Manchester City boss is looking forward to facing a man he considers "an outstanding manager". "I don't think I've had any disagreements (with Wenger)," he said. "I have maybe questioned how long he has thrown the ball back into play sometimes. "I have the utmost respect for Arsene Wenger, he is a fantastic manager. Every time you go up against a top manager in the Premier League it is a huge test so I'm looking forward to the challenge of going up against one of the outstanding managers of our time."

Formation:433Manager: Arsene Wenger

Arsenal

Formation: 4411Manager: Mark Hughes

QPR

  • Vito Mannone
  • Bacary Sagna
  • Per Mertesacker
  • Thomas Vermaelen
  • Clarindo Andre Santos
  • Mikel Arteta
  • Jack Wilshere
  • Santi Cazorla
  • Aaron Ramsey
  • Lukas Podolski
  • Olivier Giroud
  • SUBS
  • Damian Martinez
  • Laurent Koscielny
  • Theo Walcott
  • Francis Coquelin
  • Andrey Arshavin
  • Carl Jenkinson
  • Yao Gervinho

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Form Guide

    WWDLWL
  • Arsenal
  • VS
  • QPR
  • LDLLLD

Last Meetings

  • QPR
  • 2 - 1
  • Arsenal
  • 31/03/2012
  • Arsenal
  • 1 - 0
  • QPR
  • 31/12/2011
  • QPR
  • 1 - 1
  • Arsenal
  • 02/03/1996
  • Arsenal
  • 3 - 0
  • QPR
  • 26/12/1995
  • QPR
  • 3 - 1
  • Arsenal
  • 08/04/1995
  • Arsenal
  • 1 - 3
  • QPR
  • 31/12/1994

Top Scorers

Arsenal

  • YK Gervinho 3
  • L Podolski 2
  • SG Cazorla 2
  • T Walcott 2
  • L Koscielny 1
  • O Giroud 1

QPR

  • B Zamora 3
  • A Taarabt 2
  • EM Granero 1
  • D Hoilett 1

Goals

Arsenal

    • Total goals 19
    • Goals per game 13
  • 1 (For) 2 (Against) Period 11-20 mins
  • (For) 1 (Against) Period 21-30 mins
  • 4 (For) 1 (Against) Period 31-40 mins
  • 2 (For) 1 (Against) Period 41-50 mins
  • (For) 1 (Against) Period 51-60 mins
  • 1 (For) Period 61-70 mins
  • 2 (For) Period 71-80 mins
  • 3 (For) Period 81-90 mins

QPR

    • Total goals 13
    • Goals per game 7
  • 1 (For) 3 (Against) Period 0-10 mins
  • 1 (For) 2 (Against) Period 11-20 mins
  • (For) 1 (Against) Period 21-30 mins
  • 2 (For) 2 (Against) Period 31-40 mins
  • 2 (For) 2 (Against) Period 51-60 mins
  • (For) 3 (Against) Period 61-70 mins
  • (For) 1 (Against) Period 71-80 mins
  • 1 (For) 3 (Against) Period 81-90 mins

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