• 22
    • Garry Flitcroft Yellow Card
  • 32
    • David Thompson Yellow Card
  • 42
    • Robert Pires Goal
  • 45
    • Kolo Touré Yellow Card
  • 45
    • Aaron Mokoena Yellow Card
  • HT
    • Halftime
  • 50
    • On: Cesc Fàbregas | Off: Freddie Ljungberg
  • 51
    • On: Brett Emerton | Off: Garry Flitcroft
  • 55
    • Cesc Fàbregas Yellow Card
  • 58
    • Lucas Neill Yellow Card
  • 63
    • On: Robbie Savage | Off: David Thompson
  • 66
    • Ashley Cole Yellow Card
  • 82
    • On: Robin van Persie | Off: Dennis Bergkamp
  • 83
    • On: Jonathan Stead | Off: Dominic Matteo
  • 86
    • Robin van Persie Goal
  • 90
    • Robin van Persie Goal
  • 90
    • On: Jeremie Aliadiere | Off: José Antonio Reyes
  • FT
    • End Regular Time
Arsenal Logo Arsenal ARS Blackburn Rovers BLK Blackburn Rovers Logo
Arsenal
No. Name
  12 Lauren
  3 Ashley Cole  66'
  28 Kolo Touré  45'
  7 Robert Pires  42'
  50' 15  Cesc Fàbregas  55'
  86' 11  Robin van Persie  86' 90'
  90' 30  Jeremie Aliadiere
Substitutes
  18 Pascal Cygan

Game Information

  • VENUE: Millennium Stadium
  • ,
  • ATTENDANCE: 52,077

Match Commentary

90' Robin Van Persie takes the applause from the Arsenal fans after an explosive introduction. And he deserves the adulation for two top-rate goals
90' Arsenal deserve to go through, even if a three-goal win may flatter them slightly. It was hardly a classic, but the Gunners' hopes of a trophy are alive
90' Referee Steve Dunn brings the weekend's first semi-final to a close

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