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  • Date:04 May 2013
  • Kick-off:17:30
  • Venue:Loftus Road Stadium
  • Attendance:18,178
Goal!

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93mins

Fabio Da Silva replaces Armand Traore.

91mins

The referee blows for offside against Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain. Thomas Vermaelen on for Tomas Rosicky. Rob Green takes the indirect free kick.

88mins

Effort on goal by Bobby Zamora from long range goes harmlessly over the target. Jack Wilshere on for Santi Cazorla.

88mins

Aaron Ramsey takes the chance to get an effort at goal. Save by Rob Green.

84mins

Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain replaces Lukas Podolski. Loic Remy is ruled offside. Indirect free kick taken by Wojciech Szczesny.

83mins

Shot by Loic Remy. Save made by Wojciech Szczesny. Inswinging corner taken by Andros Townsend from the right by-line played to the near post, clearance by Nacho Monreal.

82mins

The assistant referee flags for offside against Theo Walcott. Rob Green takes the indirect free kick.

80mins

Andros Townsend crosses the ball.

80mins

Effort from 18 yards by Aaron Ramsey. Clint Hill gets a block in.

78mins

Jermaine Jenas gives away a free kick for an unfair challenge on Tomas Rosicky. Jermaine Jenas receives a yellow card for unsporting behaviour. (QPR) makes a substitution, with Adel Taarabt coming on for Ji-Sung Park. Direct free kick taken by Aaron Ramsey.

77mins

Loic Remy is caught offside. Laurent Koscielny takes the indirect free kick.

77mins

Theo Walcott produces a drilled right-footed shot from 20 yards. Save made by Rob Green.

75mins

Santi Cazorla takes the inswinging corner, clearance by Clint Hill.

74mins

Free kick awarded for a foul by Ji-Sung Park on Santi Cazorla. Lukas Podolski shoots direct from the free kick, Nedum Onuoha gets a block in.

74mins

Lukas Podolski has a drilled shot. Nedum Onuoha gets a block in.

73mins

Unfair challenge on Aaron Ramsey by Nedum Onuoha results in a free kick. Laurent Koscielny takes the free kick.

72mins

Volleyed right-footed shot by Theo Walcott. Blocked by Clint Hill.

71mins

Outswinging corner taken by Santi Cazorla, Shaun Derry makes a clearance.

71mins

Theo Walcott takes a shot. Save made by Rob Green. Corner taken right-footed by Theo Walcott to the near post, clearance by Clint Hill.

68mins

Drilled left-footed shot by Santi Cazorla. Rob Green makes a save.

67mins

Santi Cazorla takes the inswinging corner, Unfair challenge on Rob Green by Lukas Podolski results in a free kick. Direct free kick taken by Rob Green.

65mins

Laurent Koscielny takes a shot. Save by Rob Green.

64mins

Tomas Rosicky fouled by Shaun Derry, the ref awards a free kick. Shaun Derry receives a caution. Free kick crossed right-footed by Theo Walcott, Tal Ben Haim manages to make a clearance.

61mins

Corner taken by Andros Townsend from the left by-line played to the near post, Nacho Monreal makes a clearance.

59mins

Foul by Nacho Monreal on Andros Townsend, free kick awarded. Nacho Monreal booked for unsporting behaviour. Andros Townsend crosses the ball in from the free kick, Per Mertesacker manages to make a clearance.

58mins

Lukas Podolski is flagged offside by the assistant referee. Free kick taken by Rob Green.

56mins

Nedum Onuoha gives away a free kick for an unfair challenge on Lukas Podolski. Lukas Podolski takes the free kick.

55mins

Loic Remy has a drilled shot. Save made by Wojciech Szczesny.

54mins

Drilled left-footed shot by Andros Townsend. Save by Wojciech Szczesny. Jermaine Jenas takes the chance to get an effort at goal. Laurent Koscielny gets a block in.

50mins

Ji-Sung Park takes a shot. Wojciech Szczesny makes a comfortable save.

48mins

Foul by Lukas Podolski on Clint Hill, free kick awarded. Free kick taken by Rob Green.

46mins

Handball decision goes against Aaron Ramsey. Free kick crossed right-footed by Jermaine Jenas from left channel, Tomas Rosicky manages to make a clearance.

46mins

Shaun Derry is brought on as a substitute for Stephane Mbia.

45mins

Foul by Loic Remy on Nacho Monreal, free kick awarded. Free kick taken by Wojciech Szczesny.

42mins

Unfair challenge on Ji-Sung Park by Bacary Sagna results in a free kick. Shot comes in from Andros Townsend from the free kick.

41mins

Theo Walcott fouled by Clint Hill, the ref awards a free kick. Free kick taken by Tomas Rosicky.

41mins

Shot from long distance by Stephane Mbia misses to the right of the goal.

39mins

Corner taken right-footed by Theo Walcott from the left by-line to the near post, save made by Rob Green.

38mins

Unfair challenge on Loic Remy by Mikel Arteta results in a free kick. Stephane Mbia restarts play with the free kick.

37mins

Drilled right-footed shot by Tal Ben Haim. Save made by Wojciech Szczesny.

35mins

The offside flag is raised against Loic Remy. Wojciech Szczesny takes the indirect free kick.

32mins

The referee gives a free kick against Lukas Podolski for handball. Rob Green takes the free kick.

31mins

Ji-Sung Park takes a shot. Blocked by Laurent Koscielny. Corner taken left-footed by Andros Townsend, Wojciech Szczesny makes a save.

29mins

The assistant referee signals for offside against Theo Walcott. Rob Green takes the indirect free kick.

28mins

Shot from deep inside the area by Ji-Sung Park clears the crossbar.

26mins

Theo Walcott takes a shot. Save by Rob Green.

21mins

Effort from outside the box by Loic Remy goes wide right of the target.

19mins

Corner taken short by Theo Walcott.

19mins

Theo Walcott handles the ball and concedes a free kick. Armand Traore takes the direct free kick.

18mins

Andros Townsend takes a shot. Blocked by Laurent Koscielny. The assistant referee flags for offside against Bobby Zamora. Free kick taken by Wojciech Szczesny.

17mins

Theo Walcott takes a shot. Blocked by Clint Hill.

15mins

Santi Cazorla has an effort at goal from 20 yards. Clint Hill gets a block in.

12mins

Corner from the left by-line taken by Theo Walcott, comfortable save by Rob Green.

10mins

Foul by Lukas Podolski on Jermaine Jenas, free kick awarded. Armand Traore takes the free kick.

9mins

Bobby Zamora is flagged offside by the assistant referee. Indirect free kick taken by Wojciech Szczesny.

9mins

The assistant referee signals for offside against Lukas Podolski. Free kick taken by Clint Hill.

2mins

Stephane Mbia gives away a free kick for an unfair challenge on Mikel Arteta. Direct free kick taken by Laurent Koscielny.

1mins

A goal is scored by Theo Walcott from inside the area to the bottom left corner of the goal. QPR 0-1 Arsenal.The assist for the goal came from Mikel Arteta.

Match Preview

Zamora returns ahead of Arsenal visit QPR will welcome Bobby Zamora back from his three-match ban for the visit of Arsenal on Saturday. Rangers have already been relegated from the Barclays Premier League and could still be without on-loan Tottenham Andros Townsend (hamstring) and Christopher Samba (knee), although the latter has a late fitness test. Shaun Wright-Phillips (ankle) and Andrew Johnson (knee) will miss the remainder of the season, both having undergone surgery. There will be no let up for boss Harry Redknapp, with Champions League qualification on the agenda for Arsene Wenger's side. But looking towards the future, with a number of established internationals in his ranks, Redknapp can expect a busy summer of batting off phone calls from Premier League managers hoping to poach him of his star talent. The 66-year-old has already said top money will have to be paid for the likes of Brazil goalkeeper Julio Cesar, who is reportedly a target for Arsenal. "Well, Arsene Wenger will be here if he's interested (in signing Cesar), I'm sure he will speak to me then," Redknapp said. "He is a top goalkeeper so I could well understand that, but it would take a good offer. He's a good keeper. You have to get your value. He's a Brazilian keeper a great lad and he will cost money." Arsenal will again be without suspended striker Olivier Giroud. Theo Walcott, who scored against Manchester United, and Lukas Podolski are both pressing for a central attacking role. Goalkeeper Lukasz Fabianski (rib) remains sidelined, while midfielder Abou Diaby (knee) is a long-term absentee. Arsenal head to Loftus Road on the back of a seven-match unbeaten league run which has moved them into fourth place - one point behind Chelsea and two ahead of Tottenham, albeit having played a match more. Chelsea, who last night reached the Europa League final, head to Manchester United on Sunday, before then hosting Spurs next Wednesday. Wenger challenged his men to focus on delivering the required performance themselves, rather than worry about whether their rivals will drop points. "The only thing we know is it can only be decisive if we win our games. That is compulsory," he said. "We focus on winning our games and then look at the results of other teams. "The most important in that is not to lift your head, just focus on our job and continue our strong run." While Arsenal may be targeting the Champions League, it will be the npower Championship for QPR next season. Wenger, though, warned against underestimating the challenge posed by Harry Redknapp's squad. "It can happen yes, that they play under less pressure, with less fear. It can be of course very dangerous," said Wenger, who must again do without 17-goal striker Olivier Giroud as he serves the second of a three-match suspension. "I still believe that the match will be decided by the quality of our performance. "If we continue to play like we do, we will make it and that's what we focus on."

Formation:442Manager: Harry Redknapp

QPR

Formation: 433Manager: Arsene Wenger

Arsenal

  • Rob Green
  • Tal Ben Haim
  • Nedum Onuoha
  • Clint Hill
  • Armand Traore
  • Andros Townsend
  • Jermaine Jenas
  • Stephane Mbia
  • Loic Remy
  • Ji-Sung Park
  • Bobby Zamora
  • SUBS
  • Brian Murphy
  • Shaun Derry
  • Adel Taarabt
  • Jamie Mackie
  • Esteban Granero
  • Fabio Da Silva
  • Jay Bothroyd

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Match Report

Form Guide

    LLDLLD
  • QPR
  • VS
  • Arsenal
  • WWWDWD

Last Meetings

  • Arsenal
  • 1 - 0
  • QPR
  • 27/10/2012
  • 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

Top Scorers

QPR

  • L Remy 5
  • A Taarabt 5
  • B Zamora 4
  • J Jenas 2
  • J Mackie 2
  • A Townsend 2
  • S Wright-Phillips 1
  • J Bothroyd 1
  • EM Granero 1
  • D Hoilett 1

Arsenal

  • SG Cazorla 12
  • T Walcott 12
  • 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

Goals

QPR

    • Total goals 85
    • Goals per game 29
  • 1 (For) 7 (Against) Period 0-10 mins
  • 4 (For) 7 (Against) Period 11-20 mins
  • 3 (For) 6 (Against) Period 21-30 mins
  • 2 (For) 3 (Against) Period 31-40 mins
  • 3 (For) 7 (Against) Period 41-50 mins
  • 5 (For) 5 (Against) Period 51-60 mins
  • 4 (For) 7 (Against) Period 61-70 mins
  • 4 (For) 5 (Against) Period 71-80 mins
  • 3 (For) 9 (Against) Period 81-90 mins

Arsenal

    • Total goals 122
    • Goals per game 66
  • 3 (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) 3 (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

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