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  • Date:25 Mar 2014
  • Kick-off:19:45
  • Venue:Emirates Stadium
  • Attendance:59,937
  • Podolski (72)
    Giroud (73)
  • Bony (10) Mathieu Flamini - og (89)
Goal!

Live Commentary

94:14 +4.14

Clearance made by Ashley Williams.

94:01 +4.01

Clearance made by Nathan Dyer.

The referee signals the end of the game.

93:55 +3.55

Kim Kallstrom produces a cross.

93:31 +3.31

Unfair challenge on Santi Cazorla by Ben Davies results in a free kick.

93:02 +3.02

Wojciech Szczesny restarts play with the free kick.

92:15 +2.15

Chico manages to make a clearance.

91:32 +1.32

Clearance made by Chico.

89:47

Own goal by Mathieu Flamini. Arsenal 2-2 Swansea.

89:44

Clearance made by Wojciech Szczesny.

89:19

Lukas Podolski gives away a free kick for an unfair challenge on Chico.

89:05

The ball is crossed by Nathan Dyer.

88:02

Olivier Giroud leaves the field to be replaced by Yaya Sanogo.

86:42

Unfair challenge on Lukas Podolski by Chico results in a free kick.

86:05

Mathieu Flamini manages to make a clearance.

86:04

The ball is crossed by Angel Rangel.

84:01

Bacary Sagna restarts play with the free kick.

83:42

Unfair challenge on Per Mertesacker by Wilfried Bony results in a free kick.

82:57

Jonathan de Guzman crosses the ball in from the free kick.

82:29

Kim Kallstrom challenges Pablo Hernandez unfairly and gives away a free kick.

81:41

Free kick awarded for an unfair challenge on Jonathan de Guzman by Mikel Arteta.

80:39

The ball is crossed by Kim Kallstrom.

80:24

Kieran Gibbs delivers the ball.

78:23

(Arsenal) makes a substitution, with Kim Kallstrom coming on for Tomas Rosicky.

78:18

Pablo Hernandez comes on in place of Jonjo Shelvey.

77:30

Per Mertesacker makes a clearance.

75:44

Shot by Jonjo Shelvey missed to the right of the net.

75:14

Wayne Routledge delivers the ball.

73:16

Olivier Giroud grabs a goal with a left foot finish. Arsenal 2-1 Swansea.Assist on the goal came from Lukas Podolski.

72:52

Ben Davies joins the action as a substitute, replacing Neil Taylor.

72:08

Lukas Podolski slots the ball left footed into the goal. Arsenal 1-1 Swansea.The assist for the goal came from Kieran Gibbs.

69:37

Clearance by Leon Britton.

68:44

Clearance made by Kieran Gibbs.

67:51

Centre by Tomas Rosicky.

66:40

Clearance by Jonjo Shelvey.

65:53

Neil Taylor challenges Tomas Rosicky unfairly and gives away a free kick.

65:20

Free kick awarded for an unfair challenge on Lukas Podolski by Angel Rangel.

63:45

Clearance by Thomas Vermaelen.

63:01

Clearance by Lukas Podolski.

62:48

Nathan Dyer on for Miguel Michu.

61:56

Clearance made by Ashley Williams.

60:37

Free kick awarded for a foul by Thomas Vermaelen on Wilfried Bony.

60:34

Clearance made by Chico.

59:44

Jonathan de Guzman sends in a cross.

59:10

Ashley Williams makes a clearance.

58:18

Kieran Gibbs manages to make a clearance.

57:29

Chico manages to make a clearance.

57:05

Ashley Williams makes a clearance.

56:12

Lukas Podolski replaces Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain.

53:31

Jonjo Shelvey manages to make a clearance.

53:28

Kieran Gibbs delivers the ball.

50:39

A cross is delivered by Kieran Gibbs.

48:29

Michel Vorm restarts play with the free kick.

48:01

Olivier Giroud gives away a free kick for an unfair challenge on Chico.

47:43

Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain takes a shot. Blocked by Neil Taylor.

The second half kicks off.

It is the end of the first-half.

47:00 +2.00

Clearance made by Thomas Vermaelen.

46:57

The ball is swung over by Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain.

45:42 +0.42

Unfair challenge on Neil Taylor by Mikel Arteta results in a free kick.

45:35 +0.35

Chico takes the free kick.

45:11 +0.11

Free kick awarded for an unfair challenge on Jonjo Shelvey by Kieran Gibbs.

44:42

Clearance by Ashley Williams.

44:08

Mikel Arteta crosses the ball in from the free kick.

43:48

Free kick awarded for an unfair challenge on Thomas Vermaelen by Wilfried Bony.

43:40

Kieran Gibbs crosses the ball.

42:27

Ashley Williams makes a clearance.

42:25

Santi Cazorla has an effort at goal. A parry by Michel Vorm prevents the goal.

39:51

Free kick awarded for an unfair challenge on Mikel Arteta by Leon Britton.

38:17

Ashley Williams manages to make a clearance.

35:27

Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain takes a fantastic shot and missed to the right of the target.

34:52

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

34:27

Clearance made by Wilfried Bony.

33:34

Tomas Rosicky fouled by Wilfried Bony, the ref awards a free kick.

32:25

Bacary Sagna manages to make a clearance.

30:13

Unfair challenge on Kieran Gibbs by Angel Rangel results in a free kick.

30:06

Kieran Gibbs produces a cross.

28:09

Free kick awarded for a foul by Mikel Arteta on Leon Britton.

27:54

Header at goal by Olivier Giroud.

27:51

Corner taken by Santi Cazorla.

26:28

Free kick awarded for a foul by Per Mertesacker on Wilfried Bony.

25:47

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

24:51

Mathieu Flamini restarts play with the free kick.

24:44

The official flags Wilfried Bony offside.

24:03

Thomas Vermaelen challenges Wilfried Bony unfairly and gives away a free kick.

22:23

Corner taken by Mikel Arteta.

21:59

The ball is crossed by Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain.

20:16

Clearance by Chico.

20:10

Clearance made by Angel Rangel.

19:40

Clearance made by Chico.

19:36

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

19:07

Olivier Giroud takes the chance to get an effort at goal. Jonjo Shelvey gets a block in.

18:05

Header at goal by Per Mertesacker to the left of the net.

18:03

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

17:39

The ball is sent over by Santi Cazorla.

16:29

Wojciech Szczesny takes the free kick.

15:57

The assistant referee signals for offside against Wilfried Bony.

12:03

Clearance by Thomas Vermaelen.

10:23

Wilfried Bony grabs a goal with a headed effort. Arsenal 0-1 Swansea.Assist by Neil Taylor.

7:48

Leon Britton takes the free kick.

7:34

Foul by Tomas Rosicky on Miguel Michu, free kick awarded.

6:38

Free kick taken by Mikel Arteta.

6:03

Unfair challenge on Tomas Rosicky by Jonjo Shelvey results in a free kick.

5:15

Kieran Gibbs crosses the ball.

5:04

The ball is swung over by Bacary Sagna.

3:59

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

3:34

Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain has an effort at goal. Michel Vorm parries the ball away.

3:30

Mikel Arteta restarts play with the free kick.

3:20

Free kick awarded for an unfair challenge on Bacary Sagna by Wayne Routledge.

2:29

Unfair challenge on Kieran Gibbs by Angel Rangel results in a free kick.

2:28

Clearance by Mathieu Flamini.

The referee gets the match started.

Match Preview

Arteta says sorry for Chelsea rout Midfielder Mikel Arteta has issued a public apology on behalf of the Arsenal players for the "unacceptable" and "embarrassing" 6-0 humiliation at Chelsea on Saturday - and vowed they will get things right when Swansea come to the Emirates Stadium on Tuesday night. The heavy defeat on Saturday lunchtime ruined manager Arsene Wenger's 1,000th match in charge and severely dented any Barclays Premier Legue title ambitions, with the Gunners now down in fourth place, albeit still with a match in hand on the leaders. Wenger - who cancelled Monday morning's scheduled pre-match press conference - has been left puzzled by his side once again failing to turn up in a big game; Arsenal found themselves 3-0 down by 17 minutes, and played out the rest of the match with 10 men following the sending-off of defender Kieran Gibbs in a case of mistaken identity, which is expected to be overturned by the Football Association. Arteta accepts the Gunners were "just not good enough" and have no option but to raise performance levels against the Swans, with the squad having held a debrief session at their London Colney training base on Sunday. "We paid for our own mistakes. We have to take it on the chin because it is unacceptable to lose another big game like this," the Spaniard said to Arsenal Media. "You cannot only just move on, you have to analyse what you have done and react. I am expecting a big reaction on Tuesday (because) Saturday was not good enough for this football club "The good thing is we have a lot of things to play for and we have always reacted to disappointments and difficult moments, but this one is a really hard one to take, it was a massive game for us and for me it is unacceptable. "The pressure we put on ourselves by losing games like that is massive and there is no need for it. "We just disrupted the good season we were having. I don't know what else to say apart from sorry to everyone at the club, the fans, and we promise that we will try hard to put that right." Arsenal are hoping defender Laurent Koscielny will shake off a calf problem which saw him replaced at half-time to be fit to play on Tuesday. The club are also understood to be set to appeal against Gibbs' dismissal by referee Andre Marriner, for which the official quickly apologised on Saturday after the match. The suspension would instead be transferred to Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain, who had committed the handball and indeed admitted his guilt at the time but was waved away. However, Arsenal may then also move to have that red card downgraded, claiming the midfielder had not in fact technically prevented a clear goalscoring opportunity as the shot from Chelsea's Eden Hazard looked to be going just wide. Wenger later confirmed on the club's official website, www.arsenal.com, that defender Koscielny would miss out on Tuesday night. Captain Thomas Vermaelen is likely to play at centre-half alongside Per Mertesacker, while 19-year-old Spaniard Hector Bellerin, who was on loan at Watford, has been drafted into the squad as cover. "We have lost Laurent Koscielny for Tuesday's game with a calf problem. I don't know how long he will be out for. He has a scan today [Monday]. Everyone else should be available," Wenger said. The Gunners boss was also hopeful of having both Gibbs and Oxlade-Chamberlain available against Swansea. "There is a question mark about Chamberlain. The situation over his suspension will be decided today. After that I will make a decision. At the moment he is in the squad. We expected Kieran Gibbs' suspension to be overturned," Wenger said. Swansea head coach Garry Monk is under no illusions about what awaits his team. Wenger's side have little more than 72 hours to pick themselves up from that crushing defeat before facing a Swansea outfit that beat them at The Emirates last season. A Michu double ensured a stunning win for the Swans in north London 15 months ago, but they will arrive this time around just four points above the relegation zone. "We are expecting a reaction from them," Monk said. "That's the message to my boys. "We will try to go up there with the right attitude and put on the right performance to come away with something." Reflecting on events at Stamford Bridge when 10-man Arsenal were blitzed by Jose Mourinho's men, Monk added: "You can never see that sort of result coming, but obviously circumstances and stuff dictated the final scoreline. "In terms of that game, I don't think you can really delve too far into it because of the circumstances that happened. "The sending off changed that game, but Chelsea are a very good team. It was two powerhouses in this league, but Chelsea had the upper hand on the day. "It is a horrible feeling whenever you lose a game, but to lose by such a wide margin is always hard to take."

Formation:4231Manager: Arsene Wenger

Arsenal

Formation: 4411Manager: Garry Monk

Swansea

  • Wojciech Szczesny
  • Bacary Sagna
  • Per Mertesacker
  • Thomas Vermaelen
  • Kieran Gibbs
  • Mathieu Flamini
  • Mikel Arteta
  • Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain
  • Tomas Rosicky
  • Santi Cazorla
  • Olivier Giroud
  • SUBS
  • Lukas Podolski
  • Lukasz Fabianski
  • Yaya Sanogo
  • Carl Jenkinson
  • Kim Kallstrom
  • Hector Bellerin
  • Serge Gnabry

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Match Report

Form Guide

    LDWLWL
  • Arsenal
  • VS
  • Swansea
  • WDLDLL

Last Meetings

  • Swansea
  • 1 - 2
  • Arsenal
  • 28/09/2013
  • Swansea
  • 0 - 2
  • Arsenal
  • 16/03/2013
  • Arsenal
  • 0 - 2
  • Swansea
  • 01/12/2012
  • Swansea
  • 3 - 2
  • Arsenal
  • 15/01/2012
  • Arsenal
  • 1 - 0
  • Swansea
  • 10/09/2011
  • Arsenal
  • 2 - 1
  • Swansea
  • 01/01/1983

Top Scorers

Arsenal

  • O Giroud 11
  • A Ramsey 8
  • T Walcott 5
  • SG Cazorla 4
  • M Ozil 4
  • L Podolski 3
  • J Wilshere 3
  • T Rosicky 2
  • P Mertesacker 2
  • N Bendtner 2
  • A Oxlade-Chamberlain 2
  • B Sagna 1
  • M Flamini 1
  • L Koscielny 1
  • S Gnabry 1

Swansea

  • W Bony 8
  • N Dyer 5
  • J Shelvey 5
  • R Lamah 2
  • J de Guzman 2
  • Chico 2
  • MP Michu 2
  • B Davies 2
  • A Williams 1
  • W Routledge 1
  • P Hernandez 1

Goals

Arsenal

    • Total goals 87
    • Goals per game 53
  • 5 (For) 4 (Against) Period 0-10 mins
  • 4 (For) 4 (Against) Period 11-20 mins
  • 3 (For) 4 (Against) Period 21-30 mins
  • 5 (For) 1 (Against) Period 31-40 mins
  • 6 (For) 5 (Against) Period 41-50 mins
  • 6 (For) 2 (Against) Period 51-60 mins
  • 9 (For) 4 (Against) Period 61-70 mins
  • 6 (For) 4 (Against) Period 71-80 mins
  • 9 (For) 6 (Against) Period 81-90 mins

Swansea

    • Total goals 74
    • Goals per game 40
  • 3 (For) 6 (Against) Period 0-10 mins
  • 1 (For) 5 (Against) Period 11-20 mins
  • 4 (For) 3 (Against) Period 21-30 mins
  • 2 (For) 5 (Against) Period 31-40 mins
  • 5 (For) 3 (Against) Period 41-50 mins
  • 6 (For) 9 (Against) Period 51-60 mins
  • 5 (For) 5 (Against) Period 61-70 mins
  • 6 (For) 4 (Against) Period 71-80 mins
  • 8 (For) 6 (Against) Period 81-90 mins

possession


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