Category: Match Report

Oct 19

Arsenal top Marseille on Ramsey’s late winner

In a match where little separates two sides, all it can take to make the difference is a solitary moment of individual class. Last night in Marseille, it was Aaron Ramsey who provided that moment, drilling home a 92nd-minute winner to give Arsenal a vital 1-0 win and send them top of their Champions League […]

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Aug 20

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Depleted Arsenal suffer loss against Liverpool – Arsenal 0-2 Liverpool

Arsenal 0-2 Liverpool – Ramsey 78 (og), Suarez 90 An own goal from Aaron Ramsey and a late Luis Suarez second resulted in 10-man Arsenal’s first Premier League loss of the season against Liverpool. Despite being offside, Suarez helped net Liverpool’s opener, although it was substitute Igansi Miquel’s attempted clearance which bounced off Ramsey’s chest […]

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May 08

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Potters smash Arsenal’s slim title hopes – Stoke City 3-1 Arsenal

Arsenal’s slim chances of winning the Premier League were ended by a strong Stoke City side at the Britannia Stadium. Kenwyne Jones opened the scoring for the Potters on 28 minutes before former Arsenal player Jermaine Pennant doubled the home side’s lead four minutes before half-time. Dutch frontman Robin van Persie pulled one back for […]

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Apr 17

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Arsenal 1-1 Liverpool – Late penalty drama denies Gunners

Dirk Kuyt equalised with a penalty kick in the 12th minute of injury time to give Liverpool a dramatic 1-1 draw at Arsenal and frustrate the Gunners’ chances of winning the Premier League title. Arsenal frontman Robin van Persie had put the home side in front with another penalty just four minutes earlier, but Emmanuel […]

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Mar 08

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Barcelona 3-1 Arsenal (4-3 agg.): Resilient Arsenal knocked out by Barcelona

A dominant display by Barcelona saw Arsenal bow out of the Champions League at the Nou Camp, although the Gunners will feel hard done by after Robin van Persie’s sending off early in the second half. A match between the two sides ought to be a showcase event for two of the greatest footballing teams […]

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Mar 02

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Arsenal 5-0 Leyton Orient: Five star performance provides perfect response

Arsenal responded to Sunday’s Carling Cup final defeat against Birmingham with a comprehensive 5-0 victory over Leyton Orient in the FA Cup fifth round. A Nicklas Bendtner hat-trick, coupled with goals from Marouane Chamakh and Gael Clichy secured Arsenal’s passage into the quarter finals where they will play Manchester United at Old Trafford. Teenage defender […]

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Feb 27

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Defensive errors cost Arsenal again – Birmingham 2-1 Arsenal

Obafemi Martins’ 89th-minute winner following a defensive mix-up from Wojciech Szczesny and Laurent Koscielny gave Birmingham a 2-1 victory over Arsenal in the League Cup final on Sunday for its first trophy since 1963. The Nigerian came off the bench with seven minutes of normal time remaining, and in the 89th minute capitalised on a […]

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Feb 23

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Squillaci header gives Arsenal win at a cost

Sebastien Squillaci’s eighth minute header gave Arsenal all three points against Stoke, but the win came at a cost after injuries to Theo Walcott and skipper Cesc Fabregas. French defender Squillaci scored from close range following a dominant opening spell of play by the Gunners. However, they dropped off and allowed Stoke to come back […]

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Feb 20

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Orient secure replay after late Arsenal slip

A late defensive slip-up from Arsenal gave Leyton Orient an equaliser and booked the League 2 side a replay at Emirates Stadium in a fortnight’s time. Orient substitute Jonathan Tehoue powered past Arsenal defenders Kieran Gibbs and Ignasi Miquel before striking under goalkeeper Manuel Almunia in the 89th minute to cancel out Tomas Rosicky’s header. […]

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Feb 16

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Arsenal 2-1 Barcelona — ‘Best team in the world’ stunned by Gunners

Arsenal pulled off a remarkable comeback after falling behind to a David Villa opener as goals from Robin van Persie and substitute Andrey Arshavin helped the Gunners to a first leg win. Pep Guardiola’s side dominated possession with wonderful passing, working tirelessly to press the home side in their short spells on the ball, and deservedly led […]

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Feb 12

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van Persie double secures Arsenal victory

A superb brace from striker Robin van Persie gave Arsenal all three points against Wolves and boosted confidence ahead of Wednesday’s Champions League clash against Barcelona. The Gunners took the lead on 16 minutes when skipper Cesc Fabregas floated a cross in from the right hand side and van Persie executed a wonderful volley past ‘keeper Wayne Hennessey. With […]

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Feb 05

Arsenal let four goal lead slip against Newcastle

Newcastle scored four second half goals to put a dent in Arsenal’s title hopes and secure arguably the comeback of the season. The travelling Arsenal supporters were in dreamland after Theo Walcott, Johan Djourou and Robin Van Persie saw the Gunners go three up in under ten minutes. Robin van Persie scored a fourth for […]

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