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Blackburn Rovers 4 Arsenal 3 Match Centre

Saturday, 17th September 2011

Barclays Premier League Kick Off: 12:45 Venue: Ewood Park Attendance: 22,637
Click for Blackburn Rovers squad list Blackburn R.
Aiyegbeni 25, 59
Song 50 (og)
Koscielny 68 (og)
4 - 3 Arsenal
Gervinho 10
Arteta 34
Chamakh 85
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Match Finished
Time   Comments
- mc-whistle Match ends, Blackburn Rovers 4, Arsenal 3.
90+5 mc-whistle Second Half ends, Blackburn Rovers 4, Arsenal 3.
90+5   Attempt blocked. Theo Walcott (Arsenal) left footed shot from the left side of the box is blocked. Assisted by Robin van Persie with a through ball.
90+4   Attempt missed. Marouane Chamakh (Arsenal) header from the centre of the box is close, but misses to the left. Assisted by André Santos with a cross following a corner.
90+3   Corner, Arsenal. Conceded by Christopher Samba.
90+3   Attempt blocked. André Santos (Arsenal) left footed shot from outside the box is blocked. Assisted by Robin van Persie.
90+3   Attempt saved. Robin van Persie (Arsenal) right footed shot from the right side of the box is saved in the centre of the goal. Assisted by Gervinho with a through ball.
90+2   Attempt missed. Per Mertesacker (Arsenal) header from the right side of the six yard box is just a bit too high. Assisted by André Santos with a cross.
90+2   Offside, Blackburn Rovers. Yakubu tries a through ball, but Simon Vukcevic is caught offside.
-   Lineups are announced and players are warming up.
89   Foul by Johan Djourou (Arsenal).
89   Yakubu (Blackburn Rovers) wins a free kick in the defensive half.
85 mc-goal Goal! Blackburn Rovers 4, Arsenal 3. Marouane Chamakh (Arsenal) header from the centre of the box to the bottom right corner. Assisted by Robin van Persie with a cross.
82   Attempt missed. André Santos (Arsenal) left footed shot from the left side of the box is too high. Assisted by Mikel Arteta.
82   Attempt saved. Robin van Persie (Arsenal) header from very close range is saved in the centre of the goal. Assisted by Mikel Arteta with a cross.
81   Corner, Arsenal. Conceded by Christopher Samba.
81   Attempt blocked. Theo Walcott (Arsenal) right footed shot from outside the box is blocked. Assisted by Aaron Ramsey.
81   Gervinho (Arsenal) wins a free kick in the attacking half.
81   Foul by Steven N'Zonzi (Blackburn Rovers).
80   Mikel Arteta (Arsenal) wins a free kick in the defensive half.
80   Foul by David Hoilett (Blackburn Rovers).
80   Attempt blocked. Simon Vukcevic (Blackburn Rovers) left footed shot from outside the box is blocked. Assisted by David Hoilett.
78   Foul by Aaron Ramsey (Arsenal).
78   Martin Olsson (Blackburn Rovers) wins a free kick in the defensive half.
78   Attempt saved. Steven N'Zonzi (Blackburn Rovers) right footed shot from outside the box is saved in the bottom right corner. Assisted by David Hoilett.
77   Mikel Arteta (Arsenal) wins a free kick in the attacking half.
77   Foul by Radosav Petrovic (Blackburn Rovers).
76   Foul by Marouane Chamakh (Arsenal).
76   Gaël Givet (Blackburn Rovers) wins a free kick in the defensive half.
76   Substitution, Arsenal. Marouane Chamakh replaces Alexandre Song.
75   Corner, Arsenal. Conceded by Paul Robinson.
75   Attempt saved. Robin van Persie (Arsenal) header from the centre of the box is saved in the top centre of the goal. Assisted by Theo Walcott.
75   Corner, Arsenal. Conceded by Scott Dann.
69 mc-yellow Martin Olsson (Blackburn Rovers) is shown the yellow card for excessive celebration.
68 mc-goal Own Goal by Laurent Koscielny, Arsenal. Blackburn Rovers 4, Arsenal 2.
68   Corner, Arsenal. Conceded by Jason Lowe.
68   Attempt blocked. Aaron Ramsey (Arsenal) right footed shot from outside the box is blocked. Assisted by André Santos.
67 mc-yellow Scott Dann (Blackburn Rovers) is shown the yellow card for a bad foul.
67   Theo Walcott (Arsenal) wins a free kick on the right wing.
67   Foul by Scott Dann (Blackburn Rovers).
66   Offside, Arsenal. Aaron Ramsey tries a through ball, but Johan Djourou is caught offside.
65   Substitution, Blackburn Rovers. Simon Vukcevic replaces Mauro Formica because of an injury.
65   Substitution, Arsenal. Theo Walcott replaces Andrey Arshavin.
64   Attempt missed. Robin van Persie (Arsenal) header from the centre of the box is close, but misses to the left. Assisted by Andrey Arshavin with a cross following a corner.
64   Corner, Arsenal. Conceded by Jason Lowe.
64   Attempt blocked. Robin van Persie (Arsenal) left footed shot from the left side of the box is blocked. Assisted by Gervinho.
63   Delay over. They are ready to continue.
61   Delay in match Mauro Formica (Blackburn Rovers) because of an injury.
59 mc-goal Goal! Blackburn Rovers 3, Arsenal 2. Yakubu (Blackburn Rovers) right footed shot from very close range to the centre of the goal. Assisted by Steven N'Zonzi with a cross following a corner.
59   Corner, Blackburn Rovers. Conceded by Johan Djourou.
57 mc-yellow Johan Djourou (Arsenal) is shown the yellow card for a bad foul.
57   Foul by Johan Djourou (Arsenal).
57   David Hoilett (Blackburn Rovers) wins a free kick on the left wing.
56   Substitution, Blackburn Rovers. Martin Olsson replaces Rubén Rochina.
54   Andrey Arshavin (Arsenal) wins a free kick in the attacking half.
54   Foul by Jason Lowe (Blackburn Rovers).
54   Johan Djourou (Arsenal) wins a free kick in the defensive half.
54   Foul by David Hoilett (Blackburn Rovers).
54   Attempt saved. Mauro Formica (Blackburn Rovers) right footed shot from the right side of the box is saved in the centre of the goal. Assisted by Rubén Rochina with a through ball.
53   Substitution, Arsenal. Johan Djourou replaces Bacary Sagna because of an injury.
52   Attempt missed. Alexandre Song (Arsenal) header from the centre of the box misses to the right. Assisted by Mikel Arteta with a cross following a corner.
52   Corner, Arsenal. Conceded by Steven N'Zonzi.
52   Attempt blocked. Andrey Arshavin (Arsenal) right footed shot from outside the box is blocked. Assisted by André Santos.
50 mc-goal Own Goal by Alexandre Song, Arsenal. Blackburn Rovers 2, Arsenal 2.
49   Foul by Andrey Arshavin (Arsenal).
49   Jason Lowe (Blackburn Rovers) wins a free kick on the right wing.
-   Second Half begins Blackburn Rovers 1, Arsenal 2.
45+2 mc-whistle First Half ends, Blackburn Rovers 1, Arsenal 2.
45+1   Hand ball by Gervinho (Arsenal).
44   Corner, Arsenal. Conceded by Scott Dann.
44   Attempt blocked. Gervinho (Arsenal) right footed shot from the centre of the box is blocked. Assisted by Andrey Arshavin.
41   Foul by Alexandre Song (Arsenal).
41   David Hoilett (Blackburn Rovers) wins a free kick on the left wing.
40   Corner, Arsenal. Conceded by Mauro Formica.
36   Corner, Arsenal. Conceded by Christopher Samba.
36   Alexandre Song (Arsenal) wins a free kick in the attacking half.
36   Foul by Mauro Formica (Blackburn Rovers).
34 mc-goal Goal! Blackburn Rovers 1, Arsenal 2. Mikel Arteta (Arsenal) right footed shot from the centre of the box to the high centre of the goal. Assisted by Aaron Ramsey.
33   Aaron Ramsey (Arsenal) wins a free kick in the attacking half.
33   Foul by Steven N'Zonzi (Blackburn Rovers).
32   Foul by Mikel Arteta (Arsenal).
32   Mauro Formica (Blackburn Rovers) wins a free kick in the defensive half.
32   Delay over. They are ready to continue.
31   Delay in match Bacary Sagna (Arsenal) because of an injury.
30   Offside, Blackburn Rovers. Rubén Rochina tries a through ball, but David Hoilett is caught offside.
29   Attempt missed. Christopher Samba (Blackburn Rovers) header from the centre of the box is high and wide to the left. Assisted by Rubén Rochina with a cross following a corner.
29   Corner, Blackburn Rovers. Conceded by Laurent Koscielny.
28   Foul by Aaron Ramsey (Arsenal).
28   David Hoilett (Blackburn Rovers) wins a free kick in the defensive half.
25 mc-goal Goal! Blackburn Rovers 1, Arsenal 1. Yakubu (Blackburn Rovers) right footed shot from the centre of the box to the bottom right corner. Assisted by David Hoilett with a through ball.
24   Attempt missed. Gervinho (Arsenal) right footed shot from the centre of the box is too high. Assisted by Bacary Sagna.
24   Hand ball by Radosav Petrovic (Blackburn Rovers).
23   Corner, Arsenal. Conceded by Gaël Givet.
22   Attempt saved. Gervinho (Arsenal) right footed shot from the right side of the box is saved in the bottom right corner. Assisted by Mikel Arteta.
20   Attempt saved. Andrey Arshavin (Arsenal) right footed shot from outside the box is saved in the bottom left corner.
20   Corner, Arsenal. Conceded by Jason Lowe.
20   Attempt blocked. Andrey Arshavin (Arsenal) right footed shot from the left side of the box is blocked. Assisted by Robin van Persie.
19   Attempt missed. Christopher Samba (Blackburn Rovers) header from the right side of the six yard box is close, but misses to the right. Assisted by Rubén Rochina following a set piece situation.
19   Substitution, Blackburn Rovers. Radosav Petrovic replaces Míchel Salgado because of an injury.
18   Foul by Mikel Arteta (Arsenal).
18   Steven N'Zonzi (Blackburn Rovers) wins a free kick in the attacking half.
13   Hand ball by Aaron Ramsey (Arsenal).
13   Corner, Arsenal. Conceded by Rubén Rochina.
11   Mikel Arteta (Arsenal) wins a free kick in the attacking half.
11   Foul by Steven N'Zonzi (Blackburn Rovers).
10 mc-goal Goal! Blackburn Rovers 0, Arsenal 1. Gervinho (Arsenal) right footed shot from the centre of the box to the bottom left corner. Assisted by Alexandre Song with a through ball.
9   Bacary Sagna (Arsenal) wins a free kick in the defensive half.
9   Foul by David Hoilett (Blackburn Rovers).
8   André Santos (Arsenal) wins a free kick in the defensive half.
8   Foul by Rubén Rochina (Blackburn Rovers).
6   Per Mertesacker (Arsenal) wins a free kick in the defensive half.
6   Foul by Yakubu (Blackburn Rovers).
5   Attempt missed. Robin van Persie (Arsenal) left footed shot from the centre of the box misses to the right. Assisted by Bacary Sagna with a cross.
4   Attempt missed. Rubén Rochina (Blackburn Rovers) left footed shot from outside the box misses to the right. Assisted by Christopher Samba with a headed pass.
3   Laurent Koscielny (Arsenal) wins a free kick in the defensive half.
3   Foul by Mauro Formica (Blackburn Rovers).
-   First Half begins.
-   Lineups are announced and players are warming up.
Starting line-ups
1 Paul Robinson
5 Gael Givet
16 Scott Dann
2 Míchel Salgado (Petrovic 19)
4 Christopher Samba
23 David Hoilett
15 Steven Nzonzi
10 Mauro Formica (Vukcevic 65)
35 Jason Lowe
20 Ruben Rochina (Olsson 56)
24 Yakubu Aiyegbeni
Substitutes
11 Vincenzo Grella
31 Grant Hanley
30 Jason Roberts
3 Martin Olsson (Rochina 56)
13 Mark Bunn
14 Radosav Petrovic (Salgado 19)
29 Simon Vukcevic (Formica 65)
Starting line-ups
13 Wojciech Szczesny
11 Clarindo Andre Santos
3 Bacary Sagna (Djourou 53)
4 Per Mertesacker
6 Laurent Koscielny
23 Andrey Arshavin (Walcott 65)
16 Aaron Ramsey
8 Mikel Arteta
17 Alexandre Song (Chamakh 76)
10 Robin van Persie
27 Yao Gervinho
Substitutes
30 Yossi Benayoun
28 Kieran Gibbs
14 Theo Walcott (Arshavin 65)
20 Johan Djourou (Sagna 53)
39 Francis Coquelin
21 Lukasz Fabianski
29 Marouane Chamakh (Song 76)

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