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Arsenal 1 Stoke City 0 Match Centre

Saturday, 2nd February 2013

Barclays Premier League Kick Off: 15:00 Venue: Ashburton Grove Attendance: 59,872
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Podolski 78
1 - 0 Stoke City
 
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Match Finished
Time   Comments
90+5   Kenwyne Jones gives away a free kick for an unfair challenge on Laurent Koscielny. Free kick taken by Wojciech Szczesny.
90+3   Foul by Michael Owen on Mikel Arteta, free kick awarded. Free kick taken by Mikel Arteta.
89   Free kick awarded for an unfair challenge on Nacho Monreal by Cameron Jerome. Aaron Ramsey on for Theo Walcott. Direct free kick taken by Laurent Koscielny.
88 mc-yellow Laurent Koscielny fouled by Ryan Shawcross, the ref awards a free kick. Ryan Shawcross booked. Mikel Arteta takes the free kick.
79   Santi Cazorla takes a shot. Ryan Shawcross gets a block in. Santi Cazorla takes a shot. Blocked by Ryan Shawcross.
82   Foul by Laurent Koscielny on Peter Crouch, free kick awarded. Kenwyne Jones comes on in place of Peter Crouch. Cameron Jerome on for Jonathan Walters. Michael Owen on for Geoff Cameron. Direct free kick taken by Ryan Shawcross.
80   Inswinging corner taken by Jack Wilshere, clearance made by Ryan Shawcross.
79   Santi Cazorla takes a shot. Asmir Begovic makes a save. Short corner taken by Theo Walcott.
75 mc-goal Unfair challenge on Theo Walcott by Andy Wilkinson results in a free kick. Andy Wilkinson is shown a yellow card. Lukas Podolski scores a goal direct from the free kick from just outside the box low into the middle of the goal. Arsenal 1-0 Stoke.
74   Peter Crouch is flagged offside by the assistant referee. Free kick taken by Laurent Koscielny.
73   Nacho Monreal takes a shot from long range which goes wide of the right-hand upright.
71   Headed effort from inside the box by Olivier Giroud misses to the right of the target.
69 mc-yellow Glenn Whelan gives away a free kick for an unfair challenge on Santi Cazorla. Glenn Whelan receives a yellow card for unsporting behaviour. Jack Wilshere takes the direct free kick.
68   Bacary Sagna challenges Matthew Etherington unfairly and gives away a free kick. Free kick crossed left-footed by Matthew Etherington, clearance by Per Mertesacker.
67   Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain goes off and Lukas Podolski comes on. Santi Cazorla is brought on as a substitute for Vassiriki Diaby.
63   Ryan Shawcross produces a left-footed shot from just outside the box that goes wide left of the target.
61   The assistant referee signals for offside against Geoff Cameron. Laurent Koscielny takes the indirect free kick.
55   Shot from deep inside the area by Olivier Giroud clears the crossbar.
51   Ryan Shotton gives away a free kick for an unfair challenge on Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain. Free kick taken by Jack Wilshere.
50   Robert Huth gives away a free kick for an unfair challenge on Jack Wilshere. Mikel Arteta takes the direct free kick.
48   Inswinging corner taken right-footed by Theo Walcott, Asmir Begovic makes a save.
46   Unfair challenge on Mikel Arteta by Peter Crouch results in a free kick. Free kick taken by Mikel Arteta.
40   Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain takes a shot. Save by Asmir Begovic. Inswinging corner taken by Jack Wilshere, Steven Nzonzi manages to make a clearance. Inswinging corner taken by Theo Walcott from the left by-line, clearance by Peter Crouch.
38   Olivier Giroud is flagged offside by the assistant referee. Asmir Begovic takes the free kick.
34   Laurent Koscielny takes a shot. Save by Asmir Begovic.
33   Corner taken by Theo Walcott from the left by-line, Peter Crouch manages to make a clearance.
30   Corner taken left-footed by Jack Wilshere from the right by-line, Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain takes a shot. Asmir Begovic makes a save. Corner taken by Theo Walcott from the left by-line, clearance by Peter Crouch.
29   Foul by Ryan Shawcross on Olivier Giroud, free kick awarded. Direct free kick taken by Mikel Arteta.
29   Effort on goal by Ryan Shawcross from just outside the penalty area goes harmlessly over the target.
25   Theo Walcott takes a shot. Andy Wilkinson gets a block in. Geoff Cameron fouled by Mikel Arteta, the ref awards a free kick. Asmir Begovic restarts play with the free kick.
22   Inswinging corner taken left-footed by Jack Wilshere from the right by-line, Asmir Begovic makes a save.
21   Shot by Glenn Whelan from outside the box goes high over the target.
20   Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain takes a shot. Blocked by Ryan Shawcross. The referee blows for offside against Olivier Giroud. Asmir Begovic takes the free kick.
17   Ryan Shawcross has a headed effort at goal from just inside the penalty area that misses to the right of the goal. Unfair challenge on Theo Walcott by Andy Wilkinson results in a free kick.
16   Peter Crouch takes a shot. Blocked by Laurent Koscielny. Inswinging corner taken by Matthew Etherington from the right by-line.
14   Header from close range by Olivier Giroud misses to the right of the target.
13   Jonathan Walters takes a shot. Save by Wojciech Szczesny.
12   Free kick awarded for a foul by Matthew Etherington on Theo Walcott. Free kick taken by Bacary Sagna.
6   Jack Wilshere takes the inswinging corner, clearance made by Geoff Cameron. Inswinging corner taken left-footed by Jack Wilshere from the right by-line to the near post, Glenn Whelan makes a clearance.
4   Shot by Jack Wilshere from outside the box goes over the target.
1   Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain produces a right-footed shot from the edge of the area and misses to the left of the target.
1   Geoff Cameron gives away a free kick for an unfair challenge on Jack Wilshere. Mikel Arteta takes the direct free kick.
Starting line-ups
1 Wojciech Szczesny
3 Bacary Sagna
4 Per Mertesacker
6 Laurent Koscielny
17 Nacho Monreal
2 Vassiriki Diaby (Cazorla 67)
8 Mikel Arteta
10 Jack Wilshere
15 Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain (Podolski 67)
14 Theo Walcott (Ramsey 89)
12 Olivier Giroud
Substitutes
24 Vito Mannone
7 Tomas Rosicky
9 Lukas Podolski (Oxlade-Chamberlain 67)
11 Clarindo Andre Santos
16 Aaron Ramsey (Walcott 89)
19 Santi Cazorla (Diaby 67)
25 Carl Jenkinson
Starting line-ups
1 Asmir Begovic
30 Ryan Shotton
17 Ryan Shawcross
4 Robert Huth
28 Andy Wilkinson
19 Jonathan Walters (Jerome 82)
2 Geoff Cameron (Owen 82)
15 Steven Nzonzi
6 Glenn Whelan
26 Matthew Etherington
25 Peter Crouch (Jones 82)
Substitutes
29 Thomas Sorensen
9 Kenwyne Jones (Crouch 82)
10 Michael Owen (Cameron 82)
16 Charlie Adam
18 Dean Whitehead
21 Michael Kightly
33 Cameron Jerome (Walters 82)

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