Oct 25

Arshavin inspires young Gunners to victory: Arsenal 2-1 Bolton

Arsenal fought back from a goal down to secure their passage into the Carling Cup quarter-finals against a determined Bolton Wanderers side.

Manager Arsene Wenger fielded a weakened line-up for the cup clash in a first half where Arsenal struggled to break down their opponent’s packed midfield.

Former Gunners starlet Fabrice Muamba combined with Darren Pratley for Wanderers opener, driving his effort past Lukasz Fabianski in the Arsenal goal.

Shortly after, Andrey Arshavin equalised following a good spell of pressure from the Arsenal midfield.

Park Chu-Young then scored a sumptious first Arsenal goal, placing his shot past goalkeeper Bogdan after receiving Arshavin’s through ball.

Arsenal’s Starting XI: Fabianski, Yennaris, Squillaci, Vermaelen (c) (Boateng 84), Miquel, Frimpong (Ozyakup 76), Coquelin, Benayoun, Oxlade-Chamberlain (Ryo 73), Arshavin, Park.

Subs not used: Mannone (GK), Meade, Aneke, Watt.


12 Responses to “Arshavin inspires young Gunners to victory: Arsenal 2-1 Bolton”

  1. Alex says:

    Just look at the bend on Park’s goal

  2. Big Guns says:

    Park is a obvious goal scorer, great goal.

  3. Bob says:

    Stunning finish by Park, reminiscent of Le Bob in his pomp. Hope we see some more of him soon, don’t care who that was against, it was great technique.

  4. MistaKen says:

    I think park should play on the right or left wing against Chelsea. He is an intelligent player and clinical finisher

  5. mr h says:

    where can i download the full game?

  6. Big Guns says:

    I’m sorry Park wont be with us for 5 years, good player to have in the team…

  7. irish gooner says:

    2 great goals,,lets hope we see more of ju and arsh and less of walcott and chamakh!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

  8. Melbourne gooner says:

    Park is a quality finisher and very mobile. Don’t see Chamakh doing that. Play him more Arsene

  9. Caribbean Gooner says:

    Can wenger please change his tactics a bit for chelsea? perhaps play Gervinho, RVP & Park as a wing instead of walcott.
    Do you see how that ball curved? He can do that vs. chelsea. Just work with him on the offside rule a bit :)

  10. JokoMan says:

    I Love Park he played great he should have played more.

  11. Nas says:

    so long we didn’t see some goal like park was doing it..

  12. princeash says:

    thatt goal remainds me of thierry henry wat a finish park maaaan


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