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Arsenal 2 West Bromwich Albion 0 Match Centre

Saturday, 8th December 2012

Barclays Premier League Kick Off: 15:00 Venue: Ashburton Grove Attendance: 60,083
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Arteta 26 (pen), 64 (pen)
2 - 0 West Brom.
 
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Match Finished
Time   Comments
90+4   Olivier Giroud is ruled offside. Gareth McAuley takes the indirect free kick.
89   Lukas Podolski has an effort at goal from 12 yards. Steven Reid gets a block in.
90+1   Corner taken short by Lukas Podolski.
89   Strike by Lukas Podolski from inside the six-yard box clear the bar.
88   The assistant referee signals for offside against Shane Long. Wojciech Szczesny restarts play with the free kick.
88   Jack Wilshere takes a shot. Blocked by Jonas Olsson.
85   Tomas Rosicky is adjudged to have handled the ball. Chris Brunt delivers the ball, Close range header by Romelu Lukaku misses to the right of the target. (Arsenal) makes a substitution, with Lukas Podolski coming on for Santi Cazorla.
85   Shane Long takes a shot. Save by Wojciech Szczesny.
84   Markus Rosenberg is ruled offside. Wojciech Szczesny restarts play with the free kick.
82   The assistant referee flags for offside against Tomas Rosicky. Youssouf Mulumbu takes the free kick.
80   Handball by Jack Wilshere. Direct free kick taken by James Morrison.
80   Shane Long is flagged offside by the assistant referee. Yao Gervinho leaves the field to be replaced by Tomas Rosicky. Wojciech Szczesny takes the indirect free kick.
79   Chris Brunt takes a shot. Francis Coquelin gets a block in.
77   Steven Reid concedes a free kick for a foul on Santi Cazorla. Steven Reid goes into the book. Mikel Arteta has an effort direct from the free kick.
76   Free kick awarded for an unfair challenge on Chris Brunt by Mikel Arteta. Francis Coquelin comes on in place of Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain. Direct free kick taken by Boaz Myhill.
74   Markus Rosenberg is brought on as a substitute for Zoltan Gera.
73   Santi Cazorla takes a short corner.
72   Youssouf Mulumbu challenges Jack Wilshere unfairly and gives away a free kick. Free kick crossed by Santi Cazorla, Jonas Olsson manages to make a clearance.
67   Shane Long concedes a free kick for a foul on Yao Gervinho. Santi Cazorla shoots direct from the free kick, Shane Long gets a block in.
67   Headed effort from deep inside the area by Olivier Giroud misses to the right of the target.
66 mc-yellow Per Mertesacker receives a yellow card for dissent. Inswinging corner taken by Zoltan Gera from the left by-line, save by Wojciech Szczesny. Free kick awarded for an unfair challenge on Yao Gervinho by Youssouf Mulumbu.
65   Inswinging corner taken left-footed by Chris Brunt, clearance by Per Mertesacker.
64   Steven Reid gives away a free kick for an unfair challenge on Yao Gervinho. Kieran Gibbs restarts play with the free kick.
62 mc-goal Penalty awarded for an unfair challenge on Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain by Chris Brunt. Mikel Arteta scores a placed penalty. Arsenal 2-0 West Brom.Assist by Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain.
61   Romelu Lukaku is brought on as a substitute for Peter Odemwingie. Inswinging corner taken by Zoltan Gera from the left by-line.
60   Mikel Arteta concedes a free kick for a foul on Zoltan Gera. Steven Reid delivers the ball from the free kick right-footed from right wing, Mikel Arteta makes a clearance.
59   Yao Gervinho takes a shot. Save by Boaz Myhill.
59   Yao Gervinho takes a shot. Blocked by Jonas Olsson.
56 mc-yellow Corner taken left-footed by Chris Brunt from the right by-line, Header from close in by Gareth McAuley misses to the left of the goal. Chris Brunt receives a yellow card for dissent.
56   Headed effort from deep inside the area by Yao Gervinho misses to the right of the target.
54   Mikel Arteta gives away a free kick for an unfair challenge on Zoltan Gera. Free kick taken by Boaz Myhill.
54   Foul by Shane Long on Jack Wilshere, free kick awarded. Thomas Vermaelen takes the free kick.
52 mc-yellow The assistant referee flags for offside against Jack Wilshere. Booking for Jonas Olsson for unsporting behaviour. Olivier Giroud is given a yellow card. Free kick taken by Boaz Myhill.
49   Shane Long fouled by Per Mertesacker, the ref awards a free kick. Free kick crossed by Chris Brunt, Mikel Arteta makes a clearance.
46   Foul by Mikel Arteta on Zoltan Gera, free kick awarded. A cross is delivered by Chris Brunt, Headed effort from deep inside the area by Gareth McAuley misses to the right of the target.
45+1   Headed effort from the edge of the area by Zoltan Gera goes wide of the right-hand upright.
44   Inswinging corner taken by Santi Cazorla, Shot from deep inside the area by Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain goes over the bar.
42   Foul by Mikel Arteta on Youssouf Mulumbu, free kick awarded. Youssouf Mulumbu takes the free kick.
41   Corner taken by Santi Cazorla played to the near post, clearance by Shane Long.
41   Yao Gervinho takes a shot. Save by Boaz Myhill.
39   Zoltan Gera fouled by Bacary Sagna, the ref awards a free kick. Free kick crossed by Chris Brunt, free kick awarded for a foul by Jonas Olsson on Per Mertesacker. Direct free kick taken by Wojciech Szczesny.
36   Jack Wilshere produces a right-footed shot from close range which goes wide of the right-hand upright.
35   Thomas Vermaelen challenges Peter Odemwingie unfairly and gives away a free kick. Chris Brunt crosses the ball from the free kick left-footed from right wing. The official flags Jonas Olsson offside. Wojciech Szczesny takes the indirect free kick.
30   The offside flag is raised against Olivier Giroud. Boaz Myhill restarts play with the free kick.
29   Corner taken right-footed by Santi Cazorla from the left by-line to the near post, Per Mertesacker gives away a free kick for an unfair challenge on Jonas Olsson. Boaz Myhill takes the direct free kick.
27   The official flags Chris Brunt offside. Indirect free kick taken by Wojciech Szczesny.
26   Kieran Gibbs is caught offside. Boaz Myhill takes the indirect free kick.
24 mc-goal Steven Reid gives away a Penalty for an unfair challenge on Santi Cazorla. Penalty taken right-footed by Mikel Arteta and scored. Arsenal 1-0 West Brom.Assist by Santi Cazorla.
22   Effort from the edge of the penalty box by Chris Brunt goes wide of the right-hand upright.
20   Unfair challenge on Youssouf Mulumbu by Jack Wilshere results in a free kick. Youssouf Mulumbu restarts play with the free kick.
20   The assistant referee signals for offside against Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain. Indirect free kick taken by Boaz Myhill.
16   Santi Cazorla produces a left-footed shot from deep inside the penalty box which goes wide of the left-hand upright.
15   Jack Wilshere takes a shot. Jonas Olsson gets a block in.
14   Goran Popov challenges Bacary Sagna unfairly and gives away a free kick. The free kick is delivered right-footed by Santi Cazorla from right wing, Steven Reid manages to make a clearance.
12   Inswinging corner taken right-footed by Santi Cazorla from the left by-line, Jonas Olsson makes a clearance.
10   Santi Cazorla has a shot on goal from outside the box which misses right.
6   Per Mertesacker fouled by Shane Long, the ref awards a free kick. Wojciech Szczesny takes the direct free kick.
5   Goran Popov replaces Liam Ridgewell.
4   Unfair challenge on Bacary Sagna by Zoltan Gera results in a free kick. Direct free kick taken by Bacary Sagna.
4   Effort from inside the area by Yao Gervinho misses to the left of the target.
3   Corner taken right-footed by Santi Cazorla from the left by-line, clearance by Steven Reid.
2   Youssouf Mulumbu fouled by Mikel Arteta, the ref awards a free kick. Free kick taken by Youssouf Mulumbu.
Starting line-ups
1 Wojciech Szczesny
3 Bacary Sagna
4 Per Mertesacker
5 Thomas Vermaelen
28 Kieran Gibbs
10 Jack Wilshere
8 Mikel Arteta
19 Santi Cazorla (Podolski 85)
15 Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain (Coquelin 76)
27 Yao Gervinho (Rosicky 80)
12 Olivier Giroud
Substitutes
36 Damian Martinez
7 Tomas Rosicky (Gervinho 80)
9 Lukas Podolski (Cazorla 85)
16 Aaron Ramsey
18 Sebastien Squillaci
22 Francis Coquelin (Oxlade-Chamberlain 76)
25 Carl Jenkinson
Starting line-ups
13 Boaz Myhill
2 Steven Reid
3 Jonas Olsson
23 Gareth McAuley
6 Liam Ridgewell (Popov 5)
11 Chris Brunt
7 James Morrison
21 Youssouf Mulumbu
22 Zoltan Gera (Rosenberg 74)
24 Peter Odemwingie (Lukaku 61)
9 Shane Long
Substitutes
19 Luke Daniels
4 Goran Popov (Ridgewell 5)
8 Markus Rosenberg (Gera 74)
17 Graham Dorrans
20 Romelu Lukaku (Odemwingie 61)
30 Gabriel Tamas
32 Marc-Antoine Fortune

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