• KO
    • Kickoff
  • 2
    • Robin van Persie Goal
  • 15
    • Anthony Modeste Yellow Card
  • 25
    • Steven N'Zonzi Yellow Card
  • 31
    • Laurent Koscielny Yellow Card
  • 31
    • Morten Gamst Pedersen Goal - Free-kick
  • 35
    • On: Bradley Orr | Off: Jason Lowe
  • 38
    • Robin van Persie Goal
  • 40
    • Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain Goal
  • 41
    • Martin Olsson Yellow Card
  • 43
    • Gael Givet Red Card
  • 45
    • On: Grant Hanley | Off: David Dunn
  • HT
    • Halftime
  • 51
    • Mikel Arteta Goal
  • 54
    • Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain Goal
  • 62
    • Robin van Persie Goal
  • 68
    • On: Thierry Henry | Off: Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain
  • 68
    • On: Bacary Sagna | Off: Laurent Koscielny
  • 72
    • On: Yossi Benayoun | Off: Alex Song
  • 85
    • Thomas Vermaelen Yellow Card
  • FT
    • End Regular Time
  • 90+3
    • Scott Dann (OG)
Arsenal Logo Arsenal ARS Blackburn Rovers BLK Blackburn Rovers Logo
Arsenal
No. Name
Saves 1
  • Shots 0
  • 0 Shots on Target
  • Fouls Committed 0
  • 1 Fouls Against
  • Assists 0
  • Discipline
    • 0 Yellow
    • 0 Red
Goals 0
  • Shots 0
  • 0 Shots on Target
  • Fouls Committed 1
  • 0 Fouls Against
  • Assist 1
  • Offsides 0
  • Discipline
    • 1 Yellow
    • 0 Red
68' 3  Bacary Sagna
Goals 0
  • Shots 0
  • 0 Shots on Target
  • Fouls Committed 0
  • 2 Fouls Against
  • Assists 0
  • Offsides 0
  • Discipline
    • 0 Yellow
    • 0 Red
Goals 0
  • Shots 0
  • 0 Shots on Target
  • Fouls Committed 1
  • 0 Fouls Against
  • Assists 0
  • Offsides 0
  • Discipline
    • 0 Yellow
    • 0 Red
Goals 0
  • Shots 1
  • 0 Shots on Target
  • Fouls Committed 4
  • 2 Fouls Against
  • Assists 0
  • Offsides 0
  • Discipline
    • 1 Yellow
    • 0 Red
Goals 0
  • Shots 1
  • 0 Shots on Target
  • Fouls Committed 0
  • 1 Fouls Against
  • Assist 1
  • Offsides 0
  • Discipline
    • 0 Yellow
    • 0 Red
8 Mikel Arteta  51'
Goals 1
  • Shots 3
  • 1 Shots on Target
  • Fouls Committed 1
  • 1 Fouls Against
  • Assists 0
  • Offsides 0
  • Discipline
    • 0 Yellow
    • 0 Red
Goals 0
  • Shots 0
  • 0 Shots on Target
  • Fouls Committed 1
  • 2 Fouls Against
  • Assists 0
  • Offsides 0
  • Discipline
    • 0 Yellow
    • 0 Red
72' 30  Yossi Benayoun
Goals 0
  • Shots 1
  • 1 Shots on Target
  • Fouls Committed 2
  • 1 Fouls Against
  • Assists 0
  • Offsides 0
  • Discipline
    • 0 Yellow
    • 0 Red
10 Robin van Persie  2' 38' 62'
Goals 3
  • Shots 5
  • 3 Shots on Target
  • Fouls Committed 0
  • 2 Fouls Against
  • Assist 1
  • Offsides 2
  • Discipline
    • 0 Yellow
    • 0 Red
Goals 0
  • Shots 2
  • 0 Shots on Target
  • Fouls Committed 1
  • 1 Fouls Against
  • Assists 0
  • Offsides 0
  • Discipline
    • 0 Yellow
    • 0 Red
15 Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain  40' 54'
Goals 2
  • Shots 3
  • 2 Shots on Target
  • Fouls Committed 0
  • 1 Fouls Against
  • Assists 0
  • Offsides 1
  • Discipline
    • 0 Yellow
    • 0 Red
68' 12  Thierry Henry
Goals 0
  • Shots 1
  • 0 Shots on Target
  • Fouls Committed 0
  • 1 Fouls Against
  • Assists 0
  • Offsides 0
  • Discipline
    • 0 Yellow
    • 0 Red
Goals 0
  • Shots 2
  • 0 Shots on Target
  • Fouls Committed 0
  • 0 Fouls Against
  • Assists 3
  • Offsides 0
  • Discipline
    • 0 Yellow
    • 0 Red
Substitutes
Goals 0
  • Shots 0
  • 0 Shots on Target
  • Fouls Committed 0
  • 0 Fouls Against
  • Assists 0
  • Offsides 0
  • Discipline
    • 0 Yellow
    • 0 Red
Goals 0
  • Shots 0
  • 0 Shots on Target
  • Fouls Committed 0
  • 0 Fouls Against
  • Assists 0
  • Offsides 0
  • Discipline
    • 0 Yellow
    • 0 Red
Saves 0
  • Shots 0
  • 0 Shots on Target
  • Fouls Committed 0
  • 0 Fouls Against
  • Assists 0
  • Discipline
    • 0 Yellow
    • 0 Red
Goals 0
  • Shots 0
  • 0 Shots on Target
  • Fouls Committed 0
  • 0 Fouls Against
  • Assists 0
  • Offsides 0
  • Discipline
    • 0 Yellow
    • 0 Red

Game Information

  • VENUE: Emirates Stadium
  • ,
    COVERAGE: ESPN2/ESPNDP
  • ATTENDANCE: 59,643

Match Commentary

- Well, well, well. Eight goals in a rather emphatic win, albeit against 10-man Rovers. A hat-trick for Van Persie while a brace from the Ox, who was superb, helped fire the Gunners to a rampant and much-needed win, their first league triumph of 2012. Thanks for joining me. Be sure to join Chris Murphy for chat, goals and updates. I've been James Dall. Cheerio.
- FULL-TIME: Arsenal 7-1 Blackburn.
90' Hanley stumbles on the ball in the centre. Henry scampers clear and passes to Van Persie, who squares it back. The Frenchman shoots, it gets a deflection, and bobbles in. Possibly an OG.

Match Stats

ARS
BLK

Possession

68% 32%

Shots (on Goal)

19 (7)
5 (2)
ARS BLK
11 Fouls 16
2 Yellow Cards 3
0 Red Cards 1
3 Offsides 1
11 Corner Kicks 1
1 Saves 1

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