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Arsenal 3 Aston Villa 0 Match Centre

Saturday, 24th March 2012

Barclays Premier League Kick Off: 15:00 Venue: Ashburton Grove Attendance: 60,108
Click for Arsenal squad list Arsenal
Gibbs 16
Walcott 25
Arteta 90+3
3 - 0 Aston Villa
 
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Match Finished
Time   Comments
87   Foul by Gabriel Agbonlahor (Aston Villa).
- mc-whistle Match ends, Arsenal 3, Aston Villa 0.
8   Theo Walcott (Arsenal) wins a free kick on the right wing.
90+5 mc-whistle Second Half ends, Arsenal 3, Aston Villa 0.
90+3 mc-goal Goal! Arsenal 3, Aston Villa 0. Mikel Arteta (Arsenal) from a free kick with a right footed shot to the top right corner.
90+3   Delay over. They are ready to continue.
90+2   Delay in match Alexandre Song (Arsenal) because of an injury.
90+2 mc-yellow Eric Lichaj (Aston Villa) is shown the yellow card for a bad foul.
90+2   Alexandre Song (Arsenal) wins a free kick in the attacking half.
90+2   Foul by Eric Lichaj (Aston Villa).
90   Foul by Alexandre Song (Arsenal).
90   Marc Albrighton (Aston Villa) wins a free kick on the right wing.
89   Corner, Arsenal. Conceded by James Collins.
89   Attempt blocked. Robin van Persie (Arsenal) header from very close range is blocked. Assisted by Bacary Sagna with a cross.
89 mc-yellow James Collins (Aston Villa) is shown the yellow card for a bad foul.
89   Mikel Arteta (Arsenal) wins a free kick in the defensive half.
89   Foul by James Collins (Aston Villa).
83   Attempt blocked. Andreas Weimann (Aston Villa) left footed shot from the centre of the box is blocked. Assisted by Stephen Ireland.
81   Foul by Alexandre Song (Arsenal).
81   Andreas Weimann (Aston Villa) wins a free kick in the attacking half.
78   Substitution, Aston Villa. Eric Lichaj replaces Alan Hutton because of an injury.
78   Substitution, Arsenal. Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain replaces Theo Walcott.
75   Attempt missed. Aaron Ramsey (Arsenal) right footed shot from outside the box is close, but misses to the left. Assisted by Tomas Rosicky.
73   Corner, Aston Villa. Conceded by Johan Djourou.
73   Attempt missed. Mikel Arteta (Arsenal) right footed shot from a difficult angle and long range on the left is just a bit too high from a direct free kick.
72   Theo Walcott (Arsenal) wins a free kick on the left wing.
72   Foul by Stephen Ireland (Aston Villa).
71   Corner, Arsenal. Conceded by Stephen Warnock.
70 mc-yellow Stephen Ireland (Aston Villa) is shown the yellow card for a bad foul.
70   Alexandre Song (Arsenal) wins a free kick in the defensive half.
5   Delay over. They are ready to continue.
70   Foul by Stephen Ireland (Aston Villa).
69   Offside, Arsenal. Thomas Vermaelen tries a through ball, but Theo Walcott is caught offside.
-   First Half begins.
68   Substitution, Arsenal. André Santos replaces Kieran Gibbs.
68   Substitution, Arsenal. Aaron Ramsey replaces Gervinho.
67   Corner, Aston Villa. Conceded by Mikel Arteta.
66   Attempt blocked. Gary Gardner (Aston Villa) right footed shot from outside the box is blocked. Assisted by Marc Albrighton.
66   Foul by Theo Walcott (Arsenal).
66   Stephen Warnock (Aston Villa) wins a free kick on the left wing.
66   Substitution, Aston Villa. Andreas Weimann replaces Emile Heskey.
65   Foul by Tomas Rosicky (Arsenal).
65   Stephen Warnock (Aston Villa) wins a free kick in the defensive half.
65   Attempt saved. Tomas Rosicky (Arsenal) right footed shot from outside the box is saved in the bottom right corner. Assisted by Mikel Arteta.
63   Attempt missed. Alexandre Song (Arsenal) header from the right side of the six yard box is just a bit too high. Assisted by Mikel Arteta with a cross following a corner.
63   Delay over. They are ready to continue.
62   Delay in match Stephen Warnock (Aston Villa) because of an injury.
62   Corner, Arsenal. Conceded by Gary Gardner.
62   Attempt blocked. Tomas Rosicky (Arsenal) right footed shot from the left side of the box is blocked. Assisted by Theo Walcott with a headed pass.
59   Corner, Aston Villa. Conceded by Johan Djourou.
55   Offside, Aston Villa. Gary Gardner tries a through ball, but Stephen Ireland is caught offside.
54   Attempt blocked. Mikel Arteta (Arsenal) right footed shot from outside the box is blocked.
53   Tomas Rosicky (Arsenal) wins a free kick in the attacking half.
53   Foul by Gary Gardner (Aston Villa).
53   Substitution, Aston Villa. Gary Gardner replaces Chris Herd.
52 mc-yellow Stephen Warnock (Aston Villa) is shown the yellow card for a bad foul.
52   Theo Walcott (Arsenal) wins a free kick in the defensive half.
52   Foul by Stephen Warnock (Aston Villa).
51   Corner, Aston Villa. Conceded by Johan Djourou.
49   Foul by Gervinho (Arsenal).
49   Alan Hutton (Aston Villa) wins a free kick in the defensive half.
49   Offside, Aston Villa. Stephen Warnock tries a through ball, but Gabriel Agbonlahor is caught offside.
48   Corner, Arsenal. Conceded by Stephen Warnock.
-   Second Half begins Arsenal 2, Aston Villa 0.
45+4 mc-whistle First Half ends, Arsenal 2, Aston Villa 0.
45+2   Delay over. They are ready to continue.
45+2   Delay in match Gervinho (Arsenal) because of an injury.
45   Foul by Robin van Persie (Arsenal).
45   Chris Herd (Aston Villa) wins a free kick in the attacking half.
-   Lineups are announced and players are warming up.
44   Bacary Sagna (Arsenal) wins a free kick in the defensive half.
44   Foul by Stephen Ireland (Aston Villa).
42   Corner, Arsenal. Conceded by Stephen Warnock.
42   Corner, Arsenal. Conceded by James Collins.
41   Johan Djourou (Arsenal) wins a free kick in the attacking half.
41   Foul by Gabriel Agbonlahor (Aston Villa).
40   Corner, Arsenal. Conceded by James Collins.
39   Corner, Arsenal. Conceded by Stephen Warnock.
39   Attempt blocked. Robin van Persie (Arsenal) right footed shot from the centre of the box is blocked.
37   Attempt saved. Robin van Persie (Arsenal) header from the centre of the box is saved in the top centre of the goal. Assisted by Thomas Vermaelen.
30   Offside, Arsenal. Mikel Arteta tries a through ball, but Robin van Persie is caught offside.
30   Corner, Arsenal. Conceded by James Collins.
28   Attempt missed. Johan Djourou (Arsenal) header from the centre of the box is high and wide to the right. Assisted by Mikel Arteta with a cross following a corner.
28   Corner, Arsenal. Conceded by Shay Given.
28   Attempt saved. Mikel Arteta (Arsenal) right footed shot from outside the box is saved in the top right corner. Assisted by Bacary Sagna.
26   Attempt missed. Robin van Persie (Arsenal) left footed shot from the centre of the box is high and wide to the left. Assisted by Thomas Vermaelen.
25 mc-goal Goal! Arsenal 2, Aston Villa 0. Theo Walcott (Arsenal) right footed shot from the centre of the box to the bottom right corner. Assisted by Alexandre Song with a through ball.
24   Gervinho (Arsenal) wins a free kick in the defensive half.
24   Foul by Marc Albrighton (Aston Villa).
23   Corner, Arsenal. Conceded by Alan Hutton.
22   Corner, Aston Villa. Conceded by Thomas Vermaelen.
21   Johan Djourou (Arsenal) wins a free kick in the defensive half.
21   Foul by Emile Heskey (Aston Villa).
20   Corner, Arsenal. Conceded by Carlos Cuéllar.
20   Mikel Arteta (Arsenal) wins a free kick in the defensive half.
20   Foul by Stephen Ireland (Aston Villa).
18   Foul by Thomas Vermaelen (Arsenal).
18   James Collins (Aston Villa) wins a free kick in the defensive half.
17   Corner, Arsenal. Conceded by James Collins.
16 mc-goal Goal! Arsenal 1, Aston Villa 0. Kieran Gibbs (Arsenal) left footed shot from a difficult angle on the left to the bottom left corner. Assisted by Gervinho.
15 mc-yellow Stilian Petrov (Aston Villa) is shown the yellow card for a bad foul.
15   Mikel Arteta (Arsenal) wins a free kick in the defensive half.
15   Foul by Stilian Petrov (Aston Villa).
13   Attempt missed. Thomas Vermaelen (Arsenal) header from the centre of the box is high and wide to the right. Assisted by Robin van Persie with a cross following a corner.
13   Corner, Arsenal. Conceded by Stephen Warnock.
11   Johan Djourou (Arsenal) wins a free kick in the defensive half.
11   Foul by Emile Heskey (Aston Villa).
9   Attempt missed. Bacary Sagna (Arsenal) left footed shot from the right side of the box misses to the left.
9   Attempt saved. Theo Walcott (Arsenal) right footed shot from the right side of the box is saved in the centre of the goal. Assisted by Robin van Persie.
9   Attempt blocked. Tomas Rosicky (Arsenal) right footed shot from the right side of the box is blocked. Assisted by Bacary Sagna.
7   Attempt missed. Marc Albrighton (Aston Villa) right footed shot from the right side of the box is just a bit too high. Assisted by Alan Hutton following a fast break.
7   Corner, Arsenal. Conceded by James Collins.
6   Offside, Aston Villa. Carlos Cuéllar tries a through ball, but Stephen Ireland is caught offside.
5   Delay over. They are ready to continue.
2   Delay in match Johan Djourou (Arsenal) because of an injury.
-   First Half begins.
-   Lineups are announced and players are warming up.
Starting line-ups
13 Wojciech Szczesny
28 Kieran Gibbs (Andre Santos 68)
20 Johan Djourou
3 Bacary Sagna
5 Thomas Vermaelen
7 Tomas Rosicky
17 Alexandre Song
14 Theo Walcott (Oxlade-Chamberlain 78)
8 Mikel Arteta
27 Yao Gervinho (Ramsey 68)
10 Robin van Persie
Substitutes
11 Clarindo Andre Santos (Gibbs 68)
21 Lukasz Fabianski
29 Marouane Chamakh
15 Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain (Walcott 78)
30 Yossi Benayoun
25 Carl Jenkinson
16 Aaron Ramsey (Gervinho 68)
Starting line-ups
1 Shay Given
3 Stephen Warnock
6 James Collins
24 Carlos Cuellar
2 Alan Hutton (Lichaj 78)
12 Marc Albrighton
7 Stephen Ireland
19 Stilian Petrov
31 Chris Herd (Gardner 53)
18 Emile Heskey (Weimann 66)
11 Gabriel Agbonlahor
Substitutes
25 Barry Bannan
22 Bradley Guzan
32 Nathan Baker
40 Samir Carruthers
26 Andreas Weimann (Heskey 66)
38 Gary Gardner (Herd 53)
30 Eric Lichaj (Hutton 78)

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