• Premier League
  • Date: Sun 01 January 2017
  • Kick-off: 16:00
  • Venue: Emirates Stadium

Arsenal

Arsenal

Giroud 16"

Iwobi 55"

2 - 0

Crystal Palace

Crystal Palace

Arsenal vs Crystal Palace


Team Lineups

Arsenal

33 Cech
24 Bellerin
5 Gabriel
6 Koscielny
18 Monreal
35 Elneny
29 Xhaka
17 Iwobi55"
7 Sanchez
9 Lucas Perez
12 Giroud16"
Substitutes
8 Ramsey
13 Ospina
15 Oxlade-Chamberlain
20 Mustafi
31 Reine-Adelaide
34 Coquelin
55 Maitland-Niles

Crystal Palace

13 Hennessey
34 Kelly
6 Dann
5 Tomkins
2 Ward
4 Flamini
42 Puncheon
10 Townsend
7 Cabaye
11 Zaha
17 Benteke
Substitutes
1 Speroni
9 Campbell
14 Lee
22 Mutch
26 Sako
43 Husin
45 Phillips

Possession Stats

59%
41%

Form Guide - Premier League

Arsenal

W L D W W W W W

Crystal Palace

D W L L L D W L


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Live Text Commentary
Full time
 

The referee blows the whistle to end the game.

90:00 +0.57
 

Hector Bellerin manages to make a clearance.

90:00 +0.15
 

Shot by Granit Xhaka. Blocked by Scott Dann.

90:00 +2.31
 

Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain has an effort at goal. Wayne Hennessey parries the ball away.

89:56
 

Free kick crossed by Granit Xhaka.

89:12
 

Aaron Ramsey fouled by James Tomkins, the ref awards a free kick.

88:08
 

Armando Gabriel makes a clearance.

86:35
 

A cross is delivered by Chung-Yong Lee.

85:20
 

Scott Dann makes a clearance.

83:02
 

Jordon Mutch crosses the ball in from the free kick.

82:26
 

The referee books Nacho Monreal for unsporting behaviour.

82:17
 

Nacho Monreal concedes a free kick for a foul on Wilfried Zaha.

78:20
 

Wayne Hennessey manages to make a clearance.

78:19
 

The ball is swung over by Alexis Sanchez.

76:42
Substitution
 

Christian Benteke leaves the field to be replaced by Fraizer Campbell.

76:23
Substitution
 

Alex Iwobi goes off and Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain comes on.

75:35
 

Direct strike on goal from the free kick comes in from Alexis Sanchez. Christian Benteke gets a block in.

74:40
 

Foul by Joel Ward on Hector Bellerin, free kick awarded.

72:43
 

Free kick crossed by Jason Puncheon.

72:11
 

Francis Coquelin gives away a free kick for an unfair challenge on Chung-Yong Lee.

71:49
Substitution
 

Aaron Ramsey comes on in place of Martinez Lucas Perez.

71:40
Substitution
 

Francis Coquelin on for Mohamed Elneny.

71:00
 

Scott Dann fouled by Olivier Giroud, the ref awards a free kick.

70:57
 

Corner taken by Granit Xhaka from the right by-line.

70:43
Substitution
 

Andros Townsend leaves the field to be replaced by Chung-Yong Lee.

69:54
 

Granit Xhaka decides to take a short corner.

69:10
 

The ball is sent over by Hector Bellerin.

68:34
 

Centre by Wilfried Zaha.

67:20
 

Petr Cech restarts play with the free kick.

65:41
 

Free kick taken by Wayne Hennessey.

65:11
 

Martinez Lucas Perez challenges Joel Ward unfairly and gives away a free kick.

64:51
Substitution
 

(Crystal Palace) makes a substitution, with Jordon Mutch coming on for Yohan Cabaye.

64:14
 

Wilfried Zaha has an effort at goal and missed to the right of the goal.

63:32
 

Yohan Cabaye decides to take a short corner.

61:28
 

Free kick taken by Granit Xhaka.

61:13
 

Jason Puncheon challenges Alexis Sanchez unfairly and gives away a free kick.

60:29
 

Clearance made by Armando Gabriel.

60:06
 

Andros Townsend takes a shot. Parried by Petr Cech back into danger.

60:01
 

Clearance made by Armando Gabriel.

59:58
 

Andros Townsend takes a shot. Alex Iwobi gets a block in.

59:24
 

Yohan Cabaye takes a shot. Petr Cech parries the effort to safety.

59:15
 

Clearance by Martinez Lucas Perez.

59:08
 

Corner from the right by-line taken by Jason Puncheon.

57:20
 

James Tomkins manages to make a clearance.

56:37
 

Jason Puncheon concedes a free kick for a foul on Alexis Sanchez.

55:20
Goal
 

Alex Iwobi grabs a goal with a headed effort. Arsenal 2-0 Crystal Palace.

55:18
 

Scott Dann makes a clearance.

55:08
 

Alexis Sanchez has an effort at goal. Martin Kelly gets a block in.

53:31
 

The ball is swung over by Martinez Lucas Perez.

51:42
 

Free kick taken by Wayne Hennessey.

51:14
 

Free kick awarded for a foul by Alexis Sanchez on Jason Puncheon.

49:44
 

Alex Iwobi decides to take the corner short.

48:11
 

Alexis Sanchez takes a shot. Blocked by Scott Dann.

48:09
 

Alex Iwobi takes a shot. James Tomkins gets a block in.

48:02
 

The ball is delivered by Hector Bellerin.

47:37
 

Martinez Lucas Perez takes a shot. Scott Dann gets a block in.

46:16
 

The ball is delivered by Andros Townsend.

45:31
 

Clearance made by Mathieu Flamini.

45:30
 

Centre by Hector Bellerin.

45:00 +0.35
 

Clearance by Martin Kelly.

45:00 +0.45
 

Martinez Lucas Perez takes a shot. Save made by Wayne Hennessey.

45:00 +0.38
 

Alexis Sanchez has an effort at goal. Wayne Hennessey gets their feet to the ball .

45:00 +0.34
 

Martin Kelly makes a clearance.

Half time
 

The ref blows to signal half-time.

44:32
 

Alexis Sanchez takes a shot. Wayne Hennessey catches the ball.

41:47
 

Free kick awarded for an unfair challenge on Wilfried Zaha by Olivier Giroud.

38:15
 

Nacho Monreal manages to make a clearance.

37:28
 

Hector Bellerin makes a clearance.

36:12
 

The ball is delivered by Andros Townsend.

34:39
 

Clearance by Laurent Koscielny.

33:20
 

Martinez Lucas Perez produces a cross.

32:38
 

Laurent Koscielny manages to make a clearance.

31:59
 

The referee blows for offside.

31:24
 

Clearance made by Laurent Koscielny.

30:27
 

Mohamed Elneny takes the free kick.

30:17
 

Christian Benteke is flagged offside by the assistant referee.

28:15
 

Mohamed Elneny concedes a free kick for a foul on Wilfried Zaha.

28:08
 

Martin Kelly makes a clearance.

27:05
 

Unfair challenge on Alexis Sanchez by Jason Puncheon results in a free kick.

25:39
 

Mohamed Elneny takes the chance to get an effort at goal and missed to the left of the goal.

25:11
 

Christian Benteke is ruled offside.

23:19
 

Hector Bellerin makes a clearance.

23:02
 

Corner taken by Yohan Cabaye.

21:29
 

Clearance by Armando Gabriel.

18:38
 

Unfair challenge on Alex Iwobi by Yohan Cabaye results in a free kick.

18:10
 

Clearance by Laurent Koscielny.

16:48
Goal
 

Olivier Giroud scores with a left foot finish. Arsenal 1-0 Crystal Palace.Assist by Alexis Sanchez.

16:27
 

Wayne Hennessey takes the free kick.

16:03
 

The referee blows for offside against Olivier Giroud.

15:37
 

Alex Iwobi has an effort at goal. Save by Wayne Hennessey.

13:51
 

Foul by Martinez Lucas Perez on James Tomkins, free kick awarded.

12:52
 

Andros Townsend manages to make a clearance.

11:04
 

Clearance made by Joel Ward.

10:04
 

Corner from the left by-line taken by Granit Xhaka.

8:40
 

Petr Cech takes the free kick.

8:02
 

Andros Townsend gives away a free kick for an unfair challenge on Nacho Monreal.

7:46
 

Scott Dann makes a clearance.

7:14
 

Yohan Cabaye takes the free kick.

6:58
 

Free kick awarded for an unfair challenge on Wilfried Zaha by Granit Xhaka.

5:50
 

Mohamed Elneny takes the chance to get an effort at goal. James Tomkins gets a block in.

1:09
 

Alexis Sanchez takes a shot. James Tomkins gets a block in.

:6
 

Clearance by Armando Gabriel.

Kick off
 

The referee starts the match.