Premier League

March 24, 2012

Full-time

Arsenal

3 - 0

Aston Villa

Premier League

15:00 +00:00, March 24, 2012

Emirates Stadium, England

Referee: Philip Dowd

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    Match ends, Arsenal 3, Aston Villa 0.

  • 90'

    Second Half ends, Arsenal 3, Aston Villa 0.

  • 90'

    Goal! Arsenal 3, Aston Villa 0. Mikel Arteta (Arsenal) from a free kick with a right footed shot to the top right corner.

  • 90'

    Delay over. They are ready to continue.

  • 90'

    Delay in match Alexandre Song (Arsenal) because of an injury.

  • 90'

    Eric Lichaj (Aston Villa) is shown the yellow card for a bad foul.

  • 90'

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

  • 90'

    Foul by Eric Lichaj (Aston Villa).

  • 90'

    Foul by Alexandre Song (Arsenal).

  • 90'

    Marc Albrighton (Aston Villa) wins a free kick on the right wing.

  • 89'

    Corner, Arsenal. Conceded by James Collins.

  • 89'

    Attempt blocked. Robin van Persie (Arsenal) header from very close range is blocked. Assisted by Bacary Sagna with a cross.

  • 89'

    James Collins (Aston Villa) is shown the yellow card for a bad foul.

  • 89'

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

  • 89'

    Foul by James Collins (Aston Villa).

  • 83'

    Attempt blocked. Andreas Weimann (Aston Villa) left footed shot from the centre of the box is blocked. Assisted by Stephen Ireland.

  • 81'

    Foul by Alexandre Song (Arsenal).

  • 81'

    Andreas Weimann (Aston Villa) wins a free kick in the attacking half.

  • 78'

    Substitution, Aston Villa. Eric Lichaj replaces Alan Hutton because of an injury.

  • 78'

    Substitution, Arsenal. Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain replaces Theo Walcott.

  • 75'

    Attempt missed. Aaron Ramsey (Arsenal) right footed shot from outside the box is close, but misses to the left. Assisted by Tomas Rosicky.

  • 73'

    Corner, Aston Villa. Conceded by Johan Djourou.

  • 73'

    Attempt missed. Mikel Arteta (Arsenal) right footed shot from a difficult angle and long range on the left is just a bit too high from a direct free kick.

  • 72'

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

  • 72'

    Foul by Stephen Ireland (Aston Villa).

  • 71'

    Corner, Arsenal. Conceded by Stephen Warnock.

  • 70'

    Stephen Ireland (Aston Villa) is shown the yellow card for a bad foul.

  • 70'

    Alexandre Song (Arsenal) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

  • 70'

    Foul by Stephen Ireland (Aston Villa).

  • 69'

    Offside, Arsenal. Thomas Vermaelen tries a through ball, but Theo Walcott is caught offside.

  • 68'

    Substitution, Arsenal. André Santos replaces Kieran Gibbs.

  • 68'

    Substitution, Arsenal. Aaron Ramsey replaces Gervinho.

  • 67'

    Corner, Aston Villa. Conceded by Mikel Arteta.

  • 66'

    Attempt blocked. Gary Gardner (Aston Villa) right footed shot from outside the box is blocked. Assisted by Marc Albrighton.

  • 66'

    Foul by Theo Walcott (Arsenal).

  • 66'

    Stephen Warnock (Aston Villa) wins a free kick on the left wing.

  • 66'

    Substitution, Aston Villa. Andreas Weimann replaces Emile Heskey.

  • 65'

    Foul by Tomas Rosicky (Arsenal).

  • 65'

    Stephen Warnock (Aston Villa) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

  • 65'

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

  • 63'

    Attempt missed. Alexandre Song (Arsenal) header from the right side of the six yard box is just a bit too high. Assisted by Mikel Arteta with a cross following a corner.

  • 63'

    Delay over. They are ready to continue.

  • 62'

    Delay in match Stephen Warnock (Aston Villa) because of an injury.

  • 62'

    Corner, Arsenal. Conceded by Gary Gardner.

  • 62'

    Attempt blocked. Tomas Rosicky (Arsenal) right footed shot from the left side of the box is blocked. Assisted by Theo Walcott with a headed pass.

  • 59'

    Corner, Aston Villa. Conceded by Johan Djourou.

  • 55'

    Offside, Aston Villa. Gary Gardner tries a through ball, but Stephen Ireland is caught offside.

  • 54'

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

  • 53'

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

  • 53'

    Foul by Gary Gardner (Aston Villa).

  • 53'

    Substitution, Aston Villa. Gary Gardner replaces Chris Herd.

  • 52'

    Stephen Warnock (Aston Villa) is shown the yellow card for a bad foul.

  • 52'

    Theo Walcott (Arsenal) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

  • 52'

    Foul by Stephen Warnock (Aston Villa).

  • 51'

    Corner, Aston Villa. Conceded by Johan Djourou.

  • 49'

    Foul by Gervinho (Arsenal).

  • 49'

    Alan Hutton (Aston Villa) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

  • 49'

    Offside, Aston Villa. Stephen Warnock tries a through ball, but Gabriel Agbonlahor is caught offside.

  • 48'

    Corner, Arsenal. Conceded by Stephen Warnock.

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    Second Half begins Arsenal 2, Aston Villa 0.

  • 45'

    First Half ends, Arsenal 2, Aston Villa 0.

  • 45'

    Delay over. They are ready to continue.

  • 45'

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

  • 45'

    Foul by Robin van Persie (Arsenal).

  • 45'

    Chris Herd (Aston Villa) wins a free kick in the attacking half.

  • 44'

    Bacary Sagna (Arsenal) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

  • 44'

    Foul by Stephen Ireland (Aston Villa).

  • 42'

    Corner, Arsenal. Conceded by Stephen Warnock.

  • 42'

    Corner, Arsenal. Conceded by James Collins.

  • 41'

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

  • 41'

    Foul by Gabriel Agbonlahor (Aston Villa).

  • 40'

    Corner, Arsenal. Conceded by James Collins.

  • 39'

    Corner, Arsenal. Conceded by Stephen Warnock.

  • 39'

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

  • 37'

    Attempt saved. Robin van Persie (Arsenal) header from the centre of the box is saved in the top centre of the goal. Assisted by Thomas Vermaelen.

  • 30'

    Offside, Arsenal. Mikel Arteta tries a through ball, but Robin van Persie is caught offside.

  • 30'

    Corner, Arsenal. Conceded by James Collins.

  • 28'

    Attempt missed. Johan Djourou (Arsenal) header from the centre of the box is high and wide to the right. Assisted by Mikel Arteta with a cross following a corner.

  • 28'

    Corner, Arsenal. Conceded by Shay Given.

  • 28'

    Attempt saved. Mikel Arteta (Arsenal) right footed shot from outside the box is saved in the top right corner. Assisted by Bacary Sagna.

  • 26'

    Attempt missed. Robin van Persie (Arsenal) left footed shot from the centre of the box is high and wide to the left. Assisted by Thomas Vermaelen.

  • 25'

    Goal! Arsenal 2, Aston Villa 0. Theo Walcott (Arsenal) right footed shot from the centre of the box to the bottom right corner. Assisted by Alexandre Song with a through ball.

  • 24'

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

  • 24'

    Foul by Marc Albrighton (Aston Villa).

  • 23'

    Corner, Arsenal. Conceded by Alan Hutton.

  • 22'

    Corner, Aston Villa. Conceded by Thomas Vermaelen.

  • 21'

    Johan Djourou (Arsenal) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

  • 21'

    Foul by Emile Heskey (Aston Villa).

  • 20'

    Corner, Arsenal. Conceded by Carlos Cuéllar.

  • 20'

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

  • 20'

    Foul by Stephen Ireland (Aston Villa).

  • 18'

    Foul by Thomas Vermaelen (Arsenal).

  • 18'

    James Collins (Aston Villa) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

  • 17'

    Corner, Arsenal. Conceded by James Collins.

  • 16'

    Goal! Arsenal 1, Aston Villa 0. Kieran Gibbs (Arsenal) left footed shot from a difficult angle on the left to the bottom left corner. Assisted by Gervinho.

  • 15'

    Stilian Petrov (Aston Villa) is shown the yellow card for a bad foul.

  • 15'

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

  • 15'

    Foul by Stilian Petrov (Aston Villa).

  • 13'

    Attempt missed. Thomas Vermaelen (Arsenal) header from the centre of the box is high and wide to the right. Assisted by Robin van Persie with a cross following a corner.

  • 13'

    Corner, Arsenal. Conceded by Stephen Warnock.

  • 11'

    Johan Djourou (Arsenal) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

  • 11'

    Foul by Emile Heskey (Aston Villa).

  • 9'

    Attempt missed. Bacary Sagna (Arsenal) left footed shot from the right side of the box misses to the left.

  • 9'

    Attempt saved. Theo Walcott (Arsenal) right footed shot from the right side of the box is saved in the centre of the goal. Assisted by Robin van Persie.

  • 9'

    Attempt blocked. Tomas Rosicky (Arsenal) right footed shot from the right side of the box is blocked. Assisted by Bacary Sagna.

  • 7'

    Attempt missed. Marc Albrighton (Aston Villa) right footed shot from the right side of the box is just a bit too high. Assisted by Alan Hutton following a fast break.

  • 7'

    Corner, Arsenal. Conceded by James Collins.

  • 6'

    Offside, Aston Villa. Carlos Cuéllar tries a through ball, but Stephen Ireland is caught offside.

  • 5'

    Delay over. They are ready to continue.

  • 2'

    Delay in match Johan Djourou (Arsenal) because of an injury.

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    First Half begins.

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    Lineups are announced and players are warming up.