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Arsenal 2 Sunderland 1 Match Centre

Sunday, 16th October 2011

Barclays Premier League Kick Off: 13:30 Venue: Ashburton Grove Attendance: 60,078
Click for Arsenal squad list Arsenal
van Persie 1, 82
2 - 1 Sunderland
Larsson 31
Click for Sunderland squad list
Match Finished
Time   Comments
- mc-whistle Match ends, Arsenal 2, Sunderland 1.
90+5 mc-whistle Second Half ends, Arsenal 2, Sunderland 1.
90+5   Foul by Alexandre Song (Arsenal).
90+5   Craig Gardner (Sunderland) wins a free kick in the defensive half.
90+4   Attempt blocked. Connor Wickham (Sunderland) right footed shot from outside the box is blocked. Assisted by Craig Gardner.
90+3   Offside, Sunderland. Wes Brown tries a through ball, but Ahmed Elmohamady is caught offside.
90+2   Hand ball by Alexandre Song (Arsenal).
90+1   Yossi Benayoun (Arsenal) wins a free kick on the right wing.
90+1   Foul by Kieran Richardson (Sunderland).
90   Attempt blocked. Yossi Benayoun (Arsenal) right footed shot from the right side of the box is blocked. Assisted by Carl Jenkinson.
89   Corner, Arsenal. Conceded by Kieran Richardson.
89   Attempt blocked. Theo Walcott (Arsenal) right footed shot from the right side of the box is blocked. Assisted by Alexandre Song.
87   Substitution, Sunderland. Craig Gardner replaces Lee Cattermole.
85   Attempt saved. Andrey Arshavin (Arsenal) left footed shot from the centre of the box is saved in the bottom left corner. Assisted by Yossi Benayoun.
84   Offside, Sunderland. Connor Wickham tries a through ball, but Ji Dong-Won is caught offside.
84   Attempt blocked. Connor Wickham (Sunderland) right footed shot from outside the box is blocked. Assisted by Ji Dong-Won.
83 mc-yellow Robin van Persie (Arsenal) is shown the yellow card for excessive celebration.
82 mc-goal Goal! Arsenal 2, Sunderland 1. Robin van Persie (Arsenal) from a free kick with a left footed shot to the top right corner.
82   Robin van Persie (Arsenal) wins a free kick in the attacking half.
82   Foul by Wes Brown (Sunderland).
80   Attempt missed. Mikel Arteta (Arsenal) right footed shot from outside the box misses to the left following a corner.
79   Substitution, Sunderland. Connor Wickham replaces Stéphane Sessegnon.
79   Corner, Arsenal. Conceded by Wes Brown.
79   Corner, Arsenal. Conceded by Michael Turner.
78   Attempt blocked. Andrey Arshavin (Arsenal) right footed shot from the left side of the box is blocked.
77   Foul by Yossi Benayoun (Arsenal).
77   Lee Cattermole (Sunderland) wins a free kick in the defensive half.
77   Substitution, Arsenal. Yossi Benayoun replaces Tomas Rosicky.
76   Attempt blocked. Tomas Rosicky (Arsenal) right footed shot from outside the box is blocked. Assisted by André Santos.
73   Attempt missed. Andrey Arshavin (Arsenal) left footed shot from the left side of the box misses to the right. Assisted by André Santos.
73   Alexandre Song (Arsenal) wins a free kick in the defensive half.
73   Foul by Stéphane Sessegnon (Sunderland).
71   Offside, Sunderland. Lee Cattermole tries a through ball, but Michael Turner is caught offside.
70   Corner, Sunderland. Conceded by André Santos.
68   Substitution, Arsenal. Andrey Arshavin replaces Gervinho.
67   Substitution, Sunderland. Ji Dong-Won replaces Sebastian Larsson.
65   Attempt saved. Robin van Persie (Arsenal) left footed shot from the left side of the box is saved in the bottom left corner. Assisted by Tomas Rosicky.
63 mc-yellow Laurent Koscielny (Arsenal) is shown the yellow card for a bad foul.
63   Foul by Laurent Koscielny (Arsenal).
63   Stéphane Sessegnon (Sunderland) wins a free kick on the right wing.
62   Attempt missed. Theo Walcott (Arsenal) right footed shot from outside the box is too high from a direct free kick.
61 mc-yellow Wes Brown (Sunderland) is shown the yellow card for a bad foul.
61   Theo Walcott (Arsenal) wins a free kick in the attacking half.
61   Foul by Wes Brown (Sunderland).
60   Corner, Arsenal. Conceded by Wes Brown.
60   Alexandre Song (Arsenal) wins a free kick in the defensive half.
60   Foul by Lee Cattermole (Sunderland).
59   Attempt missed. Mikel Arteta (Arsenal) right footed shot from outside the box is too high from a direct free kick.
58   Tomas Rosicky (Arsenal) wins a free kick in the attacking half.
58   Foul by John O'Shea (Sunderland).
57   Attempt missed. John O'Shea (Sunderland) header from the centre of the box misses to the left. Assisted by Sebastian Larsson following a set piece situation.
57 mc-yellow Alexandre Song (Arsenal) is shown the yellow card for a bad foul.
57   Foul by Alexandre Song (Arsenal).
57   Stéphane Sessegnon (Sunderland) wins a free kick in the attacking half.
56   Alexandre Song (Arsenal) wins a free kick in the defensive half.
56   Foul by Ahmed Elmohamady (Sunderland).
55 mc-yellow Sebastian Larsson (Sunderland) is shown the yellow card for a bad foul.
55   Robin van Persie (Arsenal) wins a free kick in the attacking half.
55   Foul by Sebastian Larsson (Sunderland).
54   Foul by Per Mertesacker (Arsenal).
54   Stéphane Sessegnon (Sunderland) wins a free kick in the defensive half.
53   Attempt missed. André Santos (Arsenal) left footed shot from outside the box is high and wide to the right. Assisted by Mikel Arteta from a direct free kick.
52 mc-yellow David Vaughan (Sunderland) is shown the yellow card for a bad foul.
52   Tomas Rosicky (Arsenal) wins a free kick in the attacking half.
52   Foul by David Vaughan (Sunderland).
51   Substitution, Arsenal. André Santos replaces Kieran Gibbs because of an injury.
50   Corner, Arsenal. Conceded by Wes Brown.
50   Attempt blocked. Theo Walcott (Arsenal) right footed shot from the right side of the box is blocked. Assisted by Carl Jenkinson with a cross.
46   Attempt blocked. Alexandre Song (Arsenal) right footed shot from outside the box is blocked. Assisted by Robin van Persie.
46   Robin van Persie (Arsenal) wins a free kick on the right wing.
46   Foul by Kieran Richardson (Sunderland).
-   Second Half begins Arsenal 1, Sunderland 1.
45+2 mc-whistle First Half ends, Arsenal 1, Sunderland 1.
45+2   Offside, Sunderland. Sebastian Larsson tries a through ball, but Stéphane Sessegnon is caught offside.
45+1   Attempt missed. Jack Colback (Sunderland) left footed shot from the centre of the box is just a bit too high. Assisted by Sebastian Larsson with a headed pass.
44   Foul by Per Mertesacker (Arsenal).
44   Jack Colback (Sunderland) wins a free kick in the attacking half.
43   Attempt missed. Alexandre Song (Arsenal) header from the centre of the box is close, but misses to the left. Assisted by Laurent Koscielny following a corner.
42   Corner, Arsenal. Conceded by David Vaughan.
40   Laurent Koscielny (Arsenal) wins a free kick in the defensive half.
40   Foul by Jack Colback (Sunderland).
40   Foul by Alexandre Song (Arsenal).
40   Stéphane Sessegnon (Sunderland) wins a free kick in the defensive half.
39   Tomas Rosicky (Arsenal) wins a free kick in the attacking half.
39   Foul by Lee Cattermole (Sunderland).
37   Alexandre Song (Arsenal) wins a free kick in the defensive half.
37   Foul by Lee Cattermole (Sunderland).
36   Robin van Persie (Arsenal) wins a free kick in the attacking half.
36   Foul by Wes Brown (Sunderland).
35   Attempt saved. Lee Cattermole (Sunderland) header from very close range is saved in the centre of the goal. Assisted by Stéphane Sessegnon with a cross.
33   Corner, Arsenal. Conceded by Sebastian Larsson.
31 mc-goal Goal! Arsenal 1, Sunderland 1. Sebastian Larsson (Sunderland) from a free kick with a right footed shot to the top left corner.
29   Hand ball by Mikel Arteta (Arsenal).
28   Foul by Robin van Persie (Arsenal).
28   Lee Cattermole (Sunderland) wins a free kick in the attacking half.
26   Offside, Arsenal. Carl Jenkinson tries a through ball, but Kieran Gibbs is caught offside.
23   Attempt blocked. Gervinho (Arsenal) header from the right side of the six yard box is blocked. Assisted by Mikel Arteta with a cross.
22   Corner, Arsenal. Conceded by Wes Brown.
21   Attempt missed. Gervinho (Arsenal) right footed shot from the left side of the box is too high. Assisted by Laurent Koscielny.
21   Mikel Arteta (Arsenal) wins a free kick in the defensive half.
21   Foul by Sebastian Larsson (Sunderland).
19   Gervinho (Arsenal) wins a free kick in the attacking half.
19   Foul by Michael Turner (Sunderland).
17   Attempt missed. Kieran Richardson (Sunderland) left footed shot from outside the box misses to the right.
16   Offside, Sunderland. Jack Colback tries a through ball, but Stéphane Sessegnon is caught offside.
15   Alexandre Song (Arsenal) wins a free kick in the defensive half.
15   Foul by Ahmed Elmohamady (Sunderland).
14   Attempt missed. Robin van Persie (Arsenal) left footed shot from outside the box is close, but misses to the left. Assisted by Alexandre Song.
13   Offside, Arsenal. Alexandre Song tries a through ball, but Gervinho is caught offside.
13   Laurent Koscielny (Arsenal) wins a free kick in the attacking half.
13   Foul by Jack Colback (Sunderland).
12   Robin van Persie (Arsenal) hits the left post with a right footed shot from the right side of the box. Assisted by Mikel Arteta.
11   Attempt missed. Ahmed Elmohamady (Sunderland) header from the left side of the six yard box is high and wide to the left. Assisted by Sebastian Larsson with a cross following a corner.
10   Corner, Sunderland. Conceded by Carl Jenkinson.
10   Attempt saved. Theo Walcott (Arsenal) header from the centre of the box is saved in the top right corner. Assisted by Mikel Arteta with a cross.
9   Corner, Arsenal. Conceded by Wes Brown.
8   Theo Walcott (Arsenal) wins a free kick on the right wing.
8   Foul by Kieran Richardson (Sunderland).
3   Foul by Laurent Koscielny (Arsenal).
3   Stéphane Sessegnon (Sunderland) wins a free kick on the right wing.
1 mc-goal Goal! Arsenal 1, Sunderland 0. Robin van Persie (Arsenal) right footed shot from the centre of the box to the bottom right corner. Assisted by Gervinho.
-   First Half begins.
-   Lineups are announced and players are warming up.
Starting line-ups
13 Wojciech Szczesny
25 Carl Jenkinson
28 Kieran Gibbs (Andre Santos 51)
4 Per Mertesacker
6 Laurent Koscielny
17 Alexandre Song
14 Theo Walcott
8 Mikel Arteta
7 Tomas Rosicky (Benayoun 77)
27 Yao Gervinho (Arshavin 68)
10 Robin van Persie
Substitutes
23 Andrey Arshavin (Gervinho 68)
20 Johan Djourou
11 Clarindo Andre Santos (Gibbs 51)
21 Lukasz Fabianski
26 Emmanuel Frimpong
9 Chu-Young Park
30 Yossi Benayoun (Rosicky 77)
Starting line-ups
22 Simon Mignolet
16 John O'Shea
5 Wes Brown
4 Michael Turner
11 Kieran Richardson
14 Jack Colback
6 Lee Cattermole (Gardner 87)
15 David Vaughan
27 Ahmed Elmohamady
7 Sebastian Larsson (Ji 67)
28 Stephane Sessegnon (Wickham 79)
Substitutes
8 Craig Gardner (Cattermole 87)
17 Dong-Won Ji (Larsson 67)
40 Louis Laing
18 David Meyler
20 Keiren Westwood
23 James McClean
10 Connor Wickham (Sessegnon 79)

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