Arsenal 0-0 Chelsea (21.04.2012) Live Commentary

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The match is over. Final score 0 – 0.
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At Emirates Stadium Mata (Chelsea) takes a corner from the right.
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Chelsea’s Jose Bosingwa gets in a shot but it is blocked by a Arsenal defender.
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Mike Dean blows against Arsenal’s Robin van Persie for offside.
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The second half is prolonged by 4 minutes of added time.
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Chelsea are pushing forward but Daniel Sturridge’s finish is wide of the goal.
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In London Mata for Chelsea takes a corner from the right-hand flag.
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Mike Dean has awarded Arsenal a corner. Andre Santos takes the kick from the left .
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In London Arsenal drive forward through Robin van Persie. His shot is on target but it’s saved.
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Fernando Torres in Chelsea is pulled up for offside.
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In London Arsenal attack through Robin van Persie. The finish is off target, however.
81′
 
Ashley Cole is booked for the away team.
77′
 
The away team have replaced Ryan Bertrand with Ashley Cole. This is the third substitution made today by Roberto di Matteo.
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Abou Diaby for Arsenal has been booked by Mike Dean and receives a first yellow card.
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Chelsea drive forward but Mata is judged offside.
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Mata is replacing Salomon Kalou for the away team.
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Jose Bosingwa (Chelsea) has received a first yellow card.
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In London, Abou Diaby in Arsenal is presented with a shooting opportunity. But the strike is blocked by the covering defence.
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Arsenal make their third substitution with Andre Santos replacing Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain.
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Daniel Sturridge for Chelsea drives towards goal at Emirates Stadium. But the finish is unsuccessful.
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Arsenal’s Robin van Persie breaks free at Emirates Stadium. But the strike goes wide of the post.
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The away team replace Oriol Romeu with John Obi Mikel.
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Abou Diaby is replacing Tomas Rosicky for Arsenal at Emirates Stadium.
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Robin van Persie for Arsenal gets in a strike but fails to hit the target.
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It seems as if Theo Walcott is unable to continue. Gervinho replaces him for the home team.
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Corner awarded to Arsenal.
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Arsenal’s Robin van Persie gets in a shot on goal at Emirates Stadium. But the effort is unsuccessful.
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Arsenal’s Theo Walcott is back in action after a slight knock.
57′
 
Play is underway once more.
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The match at Emirates Stadium has been interrupted briefly for a check on Theo Walcott, who is down injured.
56′
In London Arsenal’s Robin van Persie is caught offside.
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Gary Cahill (Chelsea) gets a yellow card.
51′
 
In London Florent Malouda for Chelsea takes a corner from the left-hand flag.
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At Emirates Stadium, Robin van Persie has been yellow-carded for the home team.
49′
 
Florent Malouda (Chelsea) has been booked and must now be careful not to get a second yellow card.
48′
Daniel Sturridge (Chelsea) is given an opening but the shot is blocked by a defender.
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The second-half is underway at Emirates Stadium.
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The ref’s whistle signals the end of the first-half.
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Theo Walcott for Arsenal is whistled offside.
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Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain (Arsenal) gets in a strike but the shot is blocked by a defender.
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2 minutes of injury time will be added to the first half.
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Mike Dean has awarded Arsenal a corner. Robin van Persie takes the kick from the right .
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Arsenal’s Robin van Persie is on target but unsuccessful.
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John Terry (Chelsea) wins the ball in the air but heads wide.
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Laurent Koscielny (Arsenal) gets in a strike – but the header hits the bar! Ohhhh so close.
40′
 
Arsenal have been awarded a corner by Mike Dean. Robin van Persie steps up to take it.
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Corner awarded to Arsenal.
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Florent Malouda is back on the pitch.
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Tomas Rosicky (Arsenal) has received a yellow card from Mike Dean.
29′
Bacary Sagna for Arsenal is back on the field again.
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The match is underway again.
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Play has been interrupted briefly in London to check on Florent Malouda, who is grimacing with pain.
28′
 
Mike Dean waits before resuming play because Bacary Sagna for Arsenal is still down.
27′
 
Mike Dean has awarded Chelsea a corner. Florent Malouda takes the kick from the left .
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In London Chelsea attack through Florent Malouda. The finish is off target, however.
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Chelsea are coming forward and Gary Cahill gets in a strike, it misses the target, however.
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Important block from the Arsenal defence as Fernando Torres fires in a strike for Chelsea.
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Chelsea have been awarded a corner by Mike Dean. Florent Malouda steps up to take it.
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Arsenal’s Robin van Persie is whistled for offside at Emirates Stadium.
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Jose Bosingwa gets his shot on target but fails to score for Chelsea.
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At Emirates Stadium Robin van Persie (Arsenal) takes a corner from the right.
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Arsenal’s Robin van Persie gets his shot away but it misses the target.
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Chelsea’s Fernando Torres has run offside.
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Robin van Persie for the home team is judged to be offside.
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Tomas Rosicky in Arsenal smashes in a shot on target. The keeper saves, though.
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The first-half is now under way.
 
A total of 60111 spectators is reported.
If John Terry scores against Arsenal it will be his 5th goal for Chelsea this season.
 
The big names in today’s match at Emirates Stadium have now been confirmed.
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