Premier League

December 21, 2011

Full-time

Aston Villa

1 - 2

Arsenal

Premier League

19:45 +00:00, December 21, 2011

Villa Park, England

Referee: J Moss

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    Match ends, Aston Villa 1, Arsenal 2.

  • 90'

    Second Half ends, Aston Villa 1, Arsenal 2.

  • 90'

    Corner, Arsenal. Conceded by Charles N'Zogbia.

  • 90'

    Second yellow card to Alan Hutton (Aston Villa) for a bad foul.

  • 90'

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

  • 90'

    Foul by Alan Hutton (Aston Villa).

  • 90'

    Alan Hutton (Aston Villa) is shown the yellow card.

  • 90'

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

  • 90'

    Foul by Alan Hutton (Aston Villa).

  • 90'

    Corner, Aston Villa. Conceded by Laurent Koscielny.

  • 90'

    Attempt saved. Mikel Arteta (Arsenal) left footed shot from outside the box is saved in the bottom left corner. Assisted by Tomas Rosicky.

  • 89'

    Corner, Arsenal. Conceded by Carlos Cuéllar.

  • 88'

    Substitution, Aston Villa. Nathan Delfouneso replaces Marc Albrighton.

  • 87'

    Goal! Aston Villa 1, Arsenal 2. Yossi Benayoun (Arsenal) header from very close range to the centre of the goal. Assisted by Robin van Persie with a cross following a corner.

  • 86'

    Corner, Arsenal. Conceded by Alan Hutton.

  • 86'

    Attempt blocked. Andrey Arshavin (Arsenal) right footed shot from outside the box is blocked. Assisted by Mikel Arteta.

  • 85'

    Attempt blocked. Tomas Rosicky (Arsenal) right footed shot from the centre of the box is blocked. Assisted by Robin van Persie.

  • 82'

    Attempt missed. Robin van Persie (Arsenal) left footed shot from outside the box is too high. Assisted by Andrey Arshavin.

  • 81'

    Substitution, Arsenal. Yossi Benayoun replaces Aaron Ramsey.

  • 81'

    Substitution, Arsenal. Andrey Arshavin replaces Gervinho.

  • 80'

    Attempt missed. Stilian Petrov (Aston Villa) right footed shot from outside the box misses to the left from a direct free kick.

  • 79'

    Foul by Aaron Ramsey (Arsenal).

  • 79'

    Charles N'Zogbia (Aston Villa) wins a free kick in the attacking half.

  • 78'

    Robin van Persie (Arsenal) is shown the yellow card.

  • 78'

    Robin van Persie (Arsenal) has gone down, but that's a dive.

  • 76'

    Corner, Arsenal. Conceded by Richard Dunne.

  • 75'

    Corner, Aston Villa. Conceded by Wojciech Szczesny.

  • 72'

    Corner, Arsenal. Conceded by Richard Dunne.

  • 72'

    Corner, Arsenal. Conceded by Alan Hutton.

  • 71'

    Foul by Thomas Vermaelen (Arsenal).

  • 71'

    Marc Albrighton (Aston Villa) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

  • 69'

    Attempt missed. Barry Bannan (Aston Villa) left footed shot from outside the box is high and wide to the right. Assisted by Marc Albrighton.

  • 68'

    Corner, Arsenal. Conceded by Ciaran Clark.

  • 67'

    Corner, Arsenal. Conceded by Richard Dunne.

  • 66'

    Substitution, Arsenal. Tomas Rosicky replaces Emmanuel Frimpong.

  • 65'

    Corner, Arsenal. Conceded by Stilian Petrov.

  • 64'

    Corner, Arsenal. Conceded by Richard Dunne.

  • 64'

    Hand ball by Gabriel Agbonlahor (Aston Villa).

  • 61'

    Foul by Emmanuel Frimpong (Arsenal).

  • 61'

    Charles N'Zogbia (Aston Villa) wins a free kick in the attacking half.

  • 60'

    Foul by Emmanuel Frimpong (Arsenal).

  • 60'

    Barry Bannan (Aston Villa) wins a free kick in the attacking half.

  • 60'

    Offside, Aston Villa. Charles N'Zogbia tries a through ball, but Stephen Warnock is caught offside.

  • 59'

    Attempt missed. Ciaran Clark (Aston Villa) left footed shot from outside the box is high and wide to the left. Assisted by Alan Hutton.

  • 55'

    Corner, Arsenal. Conceded by Stephen Warnock.

  • 55'

    Attempt saved. Per Mertesacker (Arsenal) right footed shot from the centre of the box is saved in the bottom right corner. Assisted by Thomas Vermaelen.

  • 55'

    Corner, Arsenal. Conceded by Richard Dunne.

  • 54'

    Goal! Aston Villa 1, Arsenal 1. Marc Albrighton (Aston Villa) right footed shot from the centre of the box to the centre of the goal.

  • 52'

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

  • 52'

    Foul by Stilian Petrov (Aston Villa).

  • 51'

    Corner, Arsenal. Conceded by Richard Dunne.

  • 50'

    Aaron Ramsey (Arsenal) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

  • 50'

    Foul by Stilian Petrov (Aston Villa).

  • 49'

    Mikel Arteta (Arsenal) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

  • 49'

    Foul by Stilian Petrov (Aston Villa).

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    Second Half begins Aston Villa 0, Arsenal 1.

  • 45'

    First Half ends, Aston Villa 0, Arsenal 1.

  • 45'

    Foul by Thomas Vermaelen (Arsenal).

  • 45'

    Marc Albrighton (Aston Villa) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

  • 45'

    Attempt missed. Barry Bannan (Aston Villa) left footed shot from outside the box is close, but misses the top left corner from a direct free kick.

  • 45'

    Substitution, Aston Villa. Barry Bannan replaces Stephen Ireland because of an injury.

  • 44'

    Per Mertesacker (Arsenal) is shown the yellow card for a bad foul.

  • 44'

    Foul by Per Mertesacker (Arsenal).

  • 44'

    Charles N'Zogbia (Aston Villa) wins a free kick in the attacking half.

  • 38'

    Ciaran Clark (Aston Villa) is shown the yellow card for a bad foul.

  • 38'

    Mikel Arteta (Arsenal) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

  • 38'

    Foul by Ciaran Clark (Aston Villa).

  • 37'

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

  • 34'

    Offside, Aston Villa. Ciaran Clark tries a through ball, but Gabriel Agbonlahor is caught offside.

  • 32'

    Attempt missed. Aaron Ramsey (Arsenal) right footed shot from outside the box is close, but misses the top right corner. Assisted by Robin van Persie with a through ball.

  • 31'

    Offside, Aston Villa. Richard Dunne tries a through ball, but Gabriel Agbonlahor is caught offside.

  • 28'

    Corner, Aston Villa. Conceded by Francis Coquelin.

  • 28'

    Francis Coquelin (Arsenal) is shown the yellow card for a bad foul.

  • 27'

    Charles N'Zogbia (Aston Villa) wins a free kick on the left wing.

  • 27'

    Foul by Francis Coquelin (Arsenal).

  • 27'

    Hand ball by Stephen Ireland (Aston Villa).

  • 25'

    Corner, Aston Villa. Conceded by Emmanuel Frimpong.

  • 25'

    Attempt blocked. Stilian Petrov (Aston Villa) right footed shot from outside the box is blocked. Assisted by Charles N'Zogbia.

  • 24'

    Gabriel Agbonlahor (Aston Villa) wins a free kick in the attacking half.

  • 24'

    Foul by Per Mertesacker (Arsenal).

  • 19'

    Attempt saved. Stilian Petrov (Aston Villa) right footed shot from outside the box is saved in the centre of the goal. Assisted by Gabriel Agbonlahor.

  • 18'

    Attempt saved. Theo Walcott (Arsenal) right footed shot from outside the box is saved in the bottom left corner. Assisted by Robin van Persie with a through ball.

  • 17'

    Goal! Aston Villa 0, Arsenal 1. Robin van Persie (Arsenal) converts the penalty with a left footed shot to the top right corner.

  • 16'

    Penalty Arsenal. Theo Walcott draws a foul in the penalty area.

  • 16'

    Penalty conceded by Ciaran Clark (Aston Villa) after a foul in the penalty area.

  • 15'

    Corner, Arsenal. Conceded by Alan Hutton.

  • 13'

    Francis Coquelin (Arsenal) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

  • 13'

    Foul by Charles N'Zogbia (Aston Villa).

  • 12'

    Corner, Aston Villa. Conceded by Thomas Vermaelen.

  • 11'

    Attempt missed. Gabriel Agbonlahor (Aston Villa) left footed shot from very close range is just a bit too high. Assisted by Charles N'Zogbia with a cross following a fast break.

  • 11'

    Attempt missed. Laurent Koscielny (Arsenal) header from the centre of the box misses to the right. Assisted by Mikel Arteta with a cross following a corner.

  • 10'

    Corner, Arsenal. Conceded by Stephen Ireland.

  • 9'

    Francis Coquelin (Arsenal) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

  • 9'

    Foul by Gabriel Agbonlahor (Aston Villa).

  • 6'

    Corner, Aston Villa. Conceded by Theo Walcott.

  • 6'

    Attempt saved. Gabriel Agbonlahor (Aston Villa) header from very close range is saved in the centre of the goal. Assisted by Charles N'Zogbia with a cross.

  • 6'

    Corner, Aston Villa. Conceded by Laurent Koscielny.

  • 4'

    Delay over. They are ready to continue.

  • 4'

    Delay in match (Aston Villa).

  • 3'

    Foul by Stephen Warnock (Aston Villa).

  • 3'

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

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    First Half begins.

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    Lineups are announced and players are warming up.