UEFA Champions League

December 12, 2007

Full-time

Arsenal

2 - 1

Steaua Bucuresti

Group H

19:45 +00:00, December 12, 2007

Emirates Stadium, England

Referee: Iouri Baskakov

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    Match ends, Arsenal 2, Steaua Bucharest 1.

  • 90'

    Second Half ends, Arsenal 2, Steaua Bucharest 1.

  • 90'

    Attempt saved. Eduardo (Arsenal) left footed shot from the left side of the box is saved in the top centre of the goal. Assisted by Lass Diarra.

  • 90'

    Offside, Steaua Bucharest. Romeo Surdu tries a through ball, but Dorel Zaharia is caught offside.

  • 90'

    Attempt missed. Lass Diarra (Arsenal) right footed shot from outside the box is too high. Assisted by Nicklas Bendtner with a headed pass.

  • 90'

    Lass Diarra (Arsenal) wins a free kick on the left wing.

  • 90'

    Foul by Pawel Golanski (Steaua Bucharest).

  • 89'

    Offside, Steaua Bucharest. Nicolae Dica tries a through ball, but Dorel Zaharia is caught offside.

  • 89'

    Attempt missed. Pawel Golanski (Steaua Bucharest) right footed shot from the right side of the box is too high. Assisted by Ionut Rada.

  • 88'

    Attempt missed. Lass Diarra (Arsenal) left footed shot from outside the box is too high.

  • 87'

    Eduardo (Arsenal) wins a free kick on the left wing.

  • 87'

    Foul by Dorin Goian (Steaua Bucharest).

  • 86'

    Attempt missed. Theo Walcott (Arsenal) header from the centre of the box misses to the left. Assisted by Emmanuel Eboue with a cross following a set piece situation.

  • 86'

    Denilson (Arsenal) wins a free kick on the right wing.

  • 86'

    Foul by Ovidiu Petre (Steaua Bucharest).

  • 85'

    Attempt missed. Ovidiu Petre (Steaua Bucharest) right footed shot from outside the box is close, but misses to the left.

  • 83'

    Armand Traore (Arsenal) wins a free kick on the left wing.

  • 83'

    Foul by Pawel Golanski (Steaua Bucharest).

  • 83'

    Denilson (Arsenal) wins a free kick in his own half.

  • 83'

    Foul by Romeo Surdu (Steaua Bucharest).

  • 82'

    Foul by Alexandre Song (Arsenal).

  • 82'

    Pawel Golanski (Steaua Bucharest) wins a free kick on the right wing.

  • 81'

    Delay over. They are ready to continue.

  • 81'

    Substitution, Steaua Bucharest. Pawel Golanski defender replaces Valentin Badea.

  • 80'

    Delay in match Eduardo (Arsenal) because of an injury.

  • 78'

    Attempt saved. Nicklas Bendtner (Arsenal) right footed shot from the centre of the box is saved in the centre of the goal. Assisted by Denilson.

  • 77'

    Alexandre Song (Arsenal) wins a free kick in his own half.

  • 77'

    Foul by Nicolae Dica (Steaua Bucharest).

  • 75'

    Offside, Steaua Bucharest. Dorin Goian tries a through ball, but Romeo Surdu is caught offside.

  • 74'

    Attempt saved. Dorel Zaharia (Steaua Bucharest) right footed shot from outside the box is saved in the bottom left corner. Assisted by Florin Lovin.

  • 73'

    Delay over. They are ready to continue.

  • 72'

    Delay in match Jens Lehmann (Arsenal) because of an injury.

  • 71'

    Substitution, Arsenal. Lass Diarra midfielder replaces Bacary Sagna.

  • 70'

    Substitution, Arsenal. Emmanuel Eboue midfielder replaces Vasiriki Abou Diaby.

  • 70'

    Vasiriki Abou Diaby (Arsenal) wins a free kick on the left wing.

  • 70'

    Foul by Ifeany Emeghara (Steaua Bucharest).

  • 68'

    Goal! Arsenal 2, Steaua Bucharest 1. Dorel Zaharia (Steaua Bucharest) header from the centre of the box to the bottom left corner. Assisted by Florin Lovin with a cross.

  • 68'

    Offside, Steaua Bucharest. Ovidiu Petre tries a through ball, but Dorel Zaharia is caught offside.

  • 66'

    Corner, Arsenal. Conceded by Ovidiu Petre.

  • 65'

    Attempt missed. Dorel Zaharia (Steaua Bucharest) header from the centre of the box is high and wide to the right. Assisted by Valentin Badea with a cross.

  • 65'

    Substitution, Arsenal. Eduardo forward replaces Robin van Persie.

  • 65'

    Substitution, Steaua Bucharest. Dorel Zaharia forward replaces Adrian Neaga.

  • 64'

    Hand ball by Denilson (Arsenal).

  • 61'

    Delay over. They are ready to continue.

  • 61'

    Delay in match Robinson Zapata (Steaua Bucharest) because of an injury.

  • 58'

    Delay over. They are ready to continue.

  • 58'

    Delay in match Florin Lovin (Steaua Bucharest) because of an injury.

  • 57'

    Substitution, Steaua Bucharest. Romeo Surdu forward replaces Vasilica Cristocea.

  • 56'

    Foul by Alexandre Song (Arsenal).

  • 56'

    Florin Lovin (Steaua Bucharest) wins a free kick in the attacking half.

  • 55'

    Foul by Nicklas Bendtner (Arsenal).

  • 55'

    Mihai Nesu (Steaua Bucharest) wins a free kick in his own half.

  • 54'

    Offside, Steaua Bucharest. Florin Lovin tries a through ball, but Nicolae Dica is caught offside.

  • 53'

    Corner, Arsenal. Conceded by Ovidiu Petre.

  • 52'

    Corner, Arsenal. Conceded by Mihai Nesu.

  • 52'

    Attempt blocked. Robin van Persie (Arsenal) left footed shot from a difficult angle and long range on the right is blocked.

  • 52'

    Alexandre Song (Arsenal) wins a free kick on the right wing.

  • 52'

    Foul by Florin Lovin (Steaua Bucharest).

  • 51'

    Offside, Steaua Bucharest. Vasilica Cristocea tries a through ball, but Valentin Badea is caught offside.

  • 50'

    Corner, Arsenal. Conceded by Mihai Nesu.

  • 50'

    Attempt blocked. Robin van Persie (Arsenal) left footed shot from outside the box is blocked. Assisted by Philippe Senderos.

  • 49'

    Theo Walcott (Arsenal) wins a free kick on the right wing.

  • 49'

    Foul by Vasilica Cristocea (Steaua Bucharest).

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    Second Half begins Arsenal 2, Steaua Bucharest 0.

  • 45'

    First Half ends, Arsenal 2, Steaua Bucharest 0.

  • 45'

    Offside, Steaua Bucharest. Nicolae Dica tries a through ball, but Adrian Neaga is caught offside.

  • 45'

    Nicklas Bendtner (Arsenal) wins a free kick on the left wing.

  • 45'

    Foul by Dorin Goian (Steaua Bucharest).

  • 43'

    Robin van Persie (Arsenal) wins a free kick on the right wing.

  • 43'

    Foul by Vasilica Cristocea (Steaua Bucharest).

  • 42'

    Goal! Arsenal 2, Steaua Bucharest 0. Nicklas Bendtner (Arsenal) right footed shot from the right side of the box to the bottom left corner. Assisted by Robin van Persie with a through ball.

  • 40'

    Corner, Arsenal. Conceded by Ionut Rada.

  • 40'

    Attempt blocked. Theo Walcott (Arsenal) right footed shot from the centre of the box is blocked. Assisted by Bacary Sagna.

  • 39'

    Attempt blocked. Vasilica Cristocea (Steaua Bucharest) left footed shot from outside the box is blocked. Assisted by Florin Lovin with a headed pass.

  • 39'

    Nicklas Bendtner (Arsenal) is shown the yellow card for a bad foul.

  • 39'

    Foul by Nicklas Bendtner (Arsenal).

  • 39'

    Florin Lovin (Steaua Bucharest) wins a free kick in the attacking half.

  • 38'

    Adrian Neaga (Steaua Bucharest) is shown the yellow card for a bad foul.

  • 38'

    Denilson (Arsenal) wins a free kick in the attacking half.

  • 38'

    Foul by Adrian Neaga (Steaua Bucharest).

  • 36'

    Attempt missed. Robin van Persie (Arsenal) left footed shot from the centre of the box is close, but misses to the left. Assisted by Theo Walcott.

  • 34'

    Foul by Theo Walcott (Arsenal).

  • 34'

    Ovidiu Petre (Steaua Bucharest) wins a free kick in his own half.

  • 32'

    Foul by Robin van Persie (Arsenal).

  • 32'

    Florin Lovin (Steaua Bucharest) wins a free kick in his own half.

  • 29'

    Nicklas Bendtner (Arsenal) wins a free kick in the attacking half.

  • 29'

    Foul by Dorin Goian (Steaua Bucharest).

  • 26'

    Theo Walcott (Arsenal) wins a free kick on the right wing.

  • 26'

    Foul by Mihai Nesu (Steaua Bucharest).

  • 26'

    Robin van Persie (Arsenal) wins a free kick in the attacking half.

  • 26'

    Foul by Florin Lovin (Steaua Bucharest).

  • 25'

    Bacary Sagna (Arsenal) wins a free kick in his own half.

  • 25'

    Foul by Mihai Nesu (Steaua Bucharest).

  • 24'

    Denilson (Arsenal) wins a free kick on the left wing.

  • 24'

    Foul by Florin Lovin (Steaua Bucharest).

  • 23'

    Attempt missed. Valentin Badea (Steaua Bucharest) right footed shot from outside the box is high and wide to the right. Assisted by Florin Lovin.

  • 23'

    Foul by Bacary Sagna (Arsenal).

  • 23'

    Mihai Nesu (Steaua Bucharest) wins a free kick on the left wing.

  • 22'

    Offside, Steaua Bucharest. Mihai Nesu tries a through ball, but Nicolae Dica is caught offside.

  • 21'

    Offside, Steaua Bucharest. Ionut Rada tries a through ball, but Valentin Badea is caught offside.

  • 19'

    Corner, Arsenal. Conceded by Ionut Rada.

  • 19'

    Attempt blocked. Robin van Persie (Arsenal) left footed shot from outside the box is blocked. Assisted by Theo Walcott.

  • 17'

    Foul by Alexandre Song (Arsenal).

  • 17'

    Nicolae Dica (Steaua Bucharest) wins a free kick in his own half.

  • 14'

    Offside, Steaua Bucharest. Nicolae Dica tries a through ball, but Adrian Neaga is caught offside.

  • 13'

    Denilson (Arsenal) wins a free kick in the attacking half.

  • 13'

    Foul by Florin Lovin (Steaua Bucharest).

  • 13'

    Offside, Steaua Bucharest. Ifeany Emeghara tries a through ball, but Valentin Badea is caught offside.

  • 12'

    Corner, Arsenal. Conceded by Robinson Zapata.

  • 12'

    Attempt missed. Vasiriki Abou Diaby (Arsenal) right footed shot from outside the box misses to the right. Assisted by Denilson.

  • 10'

    Foul by Armand Traore (Arsenal).

  • 10'

    Ifeany Emeghara (Steaua Bucharest) wins a free kick in his own half.

  • 8'

    Goal! Arsenal 1, Steaua Bucharest 0. Vasiriki Abou Diaby (Arsenal) right footed shot from the centre of the box to the top left corner. Assisted by Bacary Sagna with a cross.

  • 7'

    Theo Walcott (Arsenal) wins a free kick in his own half.

  • 7'

    Foul by Florin Lovin (Steaua Bucharest).

  • 6'

    Attempt missed. Theo Walcott (Arsenal) right footed shot from the centre of the box is too high. Assisted by Alexandre Song.

  • 4'

    Attempt blocked. Armand Traore (Arsenal) left footed shot from long range on the left is blocked. Assisted by Alexandre Song.

  • 3'

    Attempt missed. Theo Walcott (Arsenal) right footed shot from outside the box is close, but misses to the left. Assisted by Robin van Persie with a through ball.

  • 2'

    Attempt blocked. Nicolae Dica (Steaua Bucharest) right footed shot from outside the box is blocked.

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    First Half begins.

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    Lineups are announced and players are warming up