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Arsenal 2 Aston Villa 1 Match Centre

Saturday, 23rd February 2013

Barclays Premier League Kick Off: 15:00 Venue: Ashburton Grove Attendance: 60,079
Click for Arsenal squad list Arsenal
Cazorla 6, 85
2 - 1 Aston Villa
Weimann 68
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Match Finished
Time   Comments
90+3   The ball is sent over by Jack Wilshere.
90+1   The offside flag is raised against Andreas Weimann. Laurent Koscielny on for Theo Walcott. Wojciech Szczesny restarts play with the free kick.
90+1   The ball is sent over by Simon Dawkins, clearance by Per Mertesacker.
89   Theo Walcott takes a shot. Bradley Guzan makes a save.
89   The ball is sent over by Matthew Lowton, save by Wojciech Szczesny.
86   Shot from deep inside the area by Theo Walcott clears the crossbar.
84 mc-goal Santi Cazorla gets on the score sheet with a goal from inside the penalty area to the bottom right corner of the goal. Arsenal 2-1 Aston Villa.Assist by Nacho Monreal.
82   Corner taken by Theo Walcott from the left by-line played to the near post, Joe Bennett makes a clearance.
82   Santi Cazorla produces a cross, clearance by Matthew Lowton.
81   Simon Dawkins comes on in place of Charles N'Zogbia.
79   Corner taken right-footed by Theo Walcott from the left by-line, Olivier Giroud takes a shot. Save made by Bradley Guzan.
79   Aaron Ramsey takes a outswinging corner to the near post, Christian Benteke manages to make a clearance.
79   The ball is delivered by Jack Wilshere, Joe Bennett makes a clearance.
78   Inswinging corner taken right-footed by Theo Walcott, Bradley Guzan makes a save.
77   Unfair challenge on Per Mertesacker by Christian Benteke results in a free kick. Aaron Ramsey restarts play with the free kick.
76   Olivier Giroud takes a shot. Save by Bradley Guzan.
76   Santi Cazorla takes a shot. Karim El Ahmadi gets a block in.
75   Santi Cazorla takes a inswinging corner to the near post, Christian Benteke manages to make a clearance.
75   Lukas Podolski on for Carl Jenkinson.
74   Aaron Ramsey delivers the ball.
74   Unfair challenge on Jack Wilshere by Karim El Ahmadi results in a free kick. Jack Wilshere restarts play with the free kick.
72   Outswinging corner taken by Charles N'Zogbia from the left by-line played to the near post, Olivier Giroud manages to make a clearance.
72   The ball is crossed by Andreas Weimann, Per Mertesacker manages to make a clearance.
71   Karim El Ahmadi comes on in place of Ashley Westwood.
71   Jack Wilshere delivers the ball.
70   Ciaran Clark challenges Mikel Arteta unfairly and gives away a free kick. Free kick taken by Mikel Arteta.
67 mc-goal Andreas Weimann fires in a goal from just outside the box to the bottom left corner of the goal. Arsenal 1-1 Aston Villa.The assist for the goal came from Charles N'Zogbia.
66   Santi Cazorla takes a inswinging corner from the left by-line played to the near post, Ashley Westwood makes a clearance.
66   Santi Cazorla takes a shot. Blocked by Matthew Lowton.
65 mc-yellow Fabian Delph gives away a free kick for an unfair challenge on Jack Wilshere. The referee shows Fabian Delph a yellow card. Mikel Arteta crosses the ball in from the free kick, Christian Benteke makes a clearance.
64   Aaron Ramsey produces a right-footed shot from just outside the penalty area that goes harmlessly over the target.
63   The ball is crossed by Carl Jenkinson.
62   Unfair challenge on Olivier Giroud by Charles N'Zogbia results in a free kick. Shot comes in from Santi Cazorla from the free kick, blocked by Gabriel Agbonlahor.
61   Carl Jenkinson produces a cross, Ciaran Clark manages to make a clearance.
61   Theo Walcott crosses the ball, Joe Bennett makes a clearance.
59   Christian Benteke gives away a free kick for an unfair challenge on Thomas Vermaelen. Aaron Ramsey replaces Vassiriki Diaby. Direct free kick taken by Mikel Arteta.
58   Close range header by Gabriel Agbonlahor goes wide of the left-hand upright.
57   Jack Wilshere takes a shot. Blocked by Nathan Baker. Jack Wilshere takes the inswinging corner, Per Mertesacker takes a shot.
56   Santi Cazorla takes a shot. Bradley Guzan makes a save.
55   Corner taken by Jack Wilshere from the right by-line played to the near post, Joe Bennett manages to make a clearance.
55   The ball is delivered by Carl Jenkinson, blocked by Nathan Baker.
53   Corner taken right-footed by Theo Walcott.
52   Centre by Santi Cazorla, Joe Bennett makes a clearance.
52   Santi Cazorla takes a inswinging corner to the near post, clearance by Christian Benteke.
50   The ball is swung over by Jack Wilshere, Bradley Guzan makes a save.
49   Olivier Giroud has an effort at goal from close range which goes wide left of the target.
48   A cross is delivered by Nacho Monreal.
46   Outswinging corner taken from the right by-line by Ashley Westwood, Ciaran Clark has a headed effort from close in and clears the bar.
46   Charles N'Zogbia takes a outswinging corner from the left by-line played to the near post.
45   Free kick awarded for a foul by Mikel Arteta on Gabriel Agbonlahor. Nathan Baker takes the free kick.
45+1   Foul by Jack Wilshere on Joe Bennett, free kick awarded. Ashley Westwood takes the free kick.
43   The assistant referee flags for offside against Olivier Giroud. Indirect free kick taken by Bradley Guzan.
43   Mikel Arteta takes a shot. Ciaran Clark gets a block in. Olivier Giroud takes a shot. Blocked by Ciaran Clark.
42   Unfair challenge on Jack Wilshere by Joe Bennett results in a free kick. Jack Wilshere takes the direct free kick.
41   Free kick awarded for a foul by Christian Benteke on Per Mertesacker. Mikel Arteta takes the free kick.
40   Effort from inside the six-yard box by Olivier Giroud goes wide right of the target.
40   Olivier Giroud takes a shot. Save by Bradley Guzan.
39   A cross is delivered by Carl Jenkinson, Ciaran Clark makes a clearance.
38   Nacho Monreal delivers the ball, Nathan Baker manages to make a clearance.
36   Unfair challenge on Charles N'Zogbia by Vassiriki Diaby results in a free kick. Vassiriki Diaby is cautioned. Nathan Baker takes the free kick.
35 mc-yellow Free kick awarded for an unfair challenge on Thomas Vermaelen by Matthew Lowton. Matthew Lowton shown a yellow card. Wojciech Szczesny takes the direct free kick.
34   Carl Jenkinson gives away a free kick for an unfair challenge on Gabriel Agbonlahor. Nathan Baker takes the free kick.
34   Nacho Monreal takes a shot. Save made by Bradley Guzan.
31   Olivier Giroud is ruled offside. Free kick taken by Bradley Guzan.
30   Christian Benteke is caught offside. Mikel Arteta takes the indirect free kick.
30   Effort from the edge of the box by Theo Walcott goes wide of the left-hand post.
29   Free kick awarded for a foul by Charles N'Zogbia on Nacho Monreal. Free kick taken by Nacho Monreal.
27   Foul by Olivier Giroud on Gabriel Agbonlahor, free kick awarded. Direct free kick taken by Ashley Westwood.
26   Foul by Vassiriki Diaby on Fabian Delph, free kick awarded. Ciaran Clark takes the direct free kick.
26   Jack Wilshere takes a shot from just outside the penalty area which clears the crossbar.
25   Foul by Ciaran Clark on Olivier Giroud, free kick awarded. Mikel Arteta restarts play with the free kick.
24   A cross is delivered by Andreas Weimann, Charles N'Zogbia takes a shot. Save by Wojciech Szczesny.
24   Theo Walcott sends in a cross, Ciaran Clark manages to make a clearance.
23   The assistant referee signals for offside against Olivier Giroud. Free kick taken by Ciaran Clark.
20   Centre by Matthew Lowton. Christian Benteke is caught offside. Indirect free kick taken by Wojciech Szczesny.
17   Corner taken by Theo Walcott from the right by-line.
17   Santi Cazorla crosses the ball, save by Bradley Guzan.
14   The ball is sent over by Matthew Lowton.
14   A cross is delivered by Theo Walcott, Nathan Baker makes a clearance.
13   Per Mertesacker concedes a free kick for a foul on Christian Benteke. Direct free kick taken by Fabian Delph.
12   Centre by Ciaran Clark, Thomas Vermaelen gets a block in.
10   The ball is swung over by Matthew Lowton.
9   Gabriel Agbonlahor takes a shot. Wojciech Szczesny makes a save.
8   Free kick awarded for a foul by Joe Bennett on Theo Walcott. Free kick taken by Mikel Arteta.
5 mc-goal Jack Wilshere crosses the ball, A goal is scored by Santi Cazorla from just inside the area to the bottom right corner of the goal. Arsenal 1-0 Aston Villa.The assist for the goal came from Jack Wilshere.
3   Jack Wilshere takes a shot. Save by Bradley Guzan.
1   Santi Cazorla takes a shot. Ciaran Clark gets a block in.
Starting line-ups
1 Wojciech Szczesny
25 Carl Jenkinson (Podolski 75)
4 Per Mertesacker
5 Thomas Vermaelen
17 Nacho Monreal
2 Vassiriki Diaby (Ramsey 59)
8 Mikel Arteta
19 Santi Cazorla
10 Jack Wilshere
14 Theo Walcott (Koscielny 90+1)
12 Olivier Giroud
Substitutes
24 Vito Mannone
6 Laurent Koscielny (Walcott 90+1)
7 Tomas Rosicky
9 Lukas Podolski (Jenkinson 75)
15 Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain
16 Aaron Ramsey (Diaby 59)
27 Yao Gervinho
Starting line-ups
22 Bradley Guzan
34 Matthew Lowton
6 Ciaran Clark
32 Nathan Baker
27 Joe Bennett
16 Fabian Delph
15 Ashley Westwood (El Ahmadi 71)
10 Charles N'Zogbia (Dawkins 81)
26 Andreas Weimann
20 Christian Benteke
11 Gabriel Agbonlahor
Substitutes
33 Andy Marshall
8 Karim El Ahmadi (Westwood 71)
14 Brett Holman
18 Yacouba Sylla
21 Jordan Bowery
24 Simon Dawkins (N'Zogbia 81)
30 Eric Lichaj

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