Chelsea 3-5 Arsenal (29.10.2011) Live Commentary

90′
 
That’s full-time at Stamford Bridge. The final score is 3 – 5.
90′
 
Mikel Arteta instrumental with a fine assist.
90′
 
Great finish from Robin van Persie to give Arsenal a 5 – 3 lead.
90′
Mata (Chelsea) is given an opening but the shot is blocked by a defender.
90′
 
4 minutes will be added to the second half in London.
90′
 
Alex Song (Arsenal) has been booked and must now be careful not to get a second yellow card.
89′
John Terry for Chelsea is whistled offside.
89′
Important block from the Arsenal defence as Mata fires in a strike for Chelsea.
88′
 
Thomas Vermaelen is on as sub for Gervinho for Arsenal.
85′
 
Goal! Arsenal have got their heads in front thanks to a Robin van Persie strike.
81′
 
Mata is on target to level the scores at 3 – 3.
79′
 
Arsenal make their second substitution with Tomas Rosicky replacing Theo Walcott.
78′
 
Branislav Ivanovic for Chelsea has been booked by Andre Marriner and receives a first yellow card.
78′
 
At Stamford Bridge, Robin van Persie has been yellow-carded for the away team.
78′
Andre Marriner blows against Chelsea’s Fernando Torres for offside.
76′
 
Andre Villas-Boas (Chelsea) is making a third substitution, with Raul Meireles replacing John Obi Mikel.
75′
 
Arsene Wenger is making the team’s first substitution at Stamford Bridge with Carl Jenkinson replacing Johan Djourou.
74′
 
Arsenal have been awarded a corner by Andre Marriner. Robin van Persie steps up to take it.
74′
In London, Aaron Ramsey in Arsenal is presented with a shooting opportunity. But the strike is blocked by the covering defence.
72′
 
The home team have replaced Ramires with Romelu Lukaku. This is the second substitution made today by Andre Villas-Boas.
62′
 
Florent Malouda is replacing Daniel Sturridge for the home team.
61′
Aaron Ramsey for Arsenal drives towards goal at Stamford Bridge. But the finish is unsuccessful.
58′
Chelsea’s Ashley Cole breaks free at Stamford Bridge. But the strike goes wide of the post.
56′
 
Theo Walcott is on target to give Arsenal a 3 – 2 advantage.
52′
Gervinho returns to the field for Arsenal after picking up a slight injury.
52′
 
The match in London is under way once more.
52′
 
Gervinho is writhing in pain and play has been suspended for a few moments.
51′
 
At Stamford Bridge Mata (Chelsea) takes a corner from the right.
51′
Chelsea drive forward and Frank Lampard gets in a shot. Without netting, however.
50′
 
Wojciech Szczesny (Arsenal) has received a yellow card from Andre Marriner.
49′
 
Great play from Alex Song to set up the goal.
49′
 
Goal! Andre Santos levels the match at 2 – 2.
48′
Fernando Torres in Chelsea smashes in a shot on target. The keeper saves, though.
46′
Aaron Ramsey for Arsenal gets in a strike but fails to hit the target.
46′
Arsenal’s Robin van Persie gets in a shot on goal at Stamford Bridge. But the effort is unsuccessful.
46′
 
The second-half is underway at Stamford Bridge.
45′
 
The first-half is over at Stamford Bridge.
45′
 
That’s a fine assist from Frank Lampard.
45′
 
Goal! The home team take a 2 – 1 lead through John Terry.
45′
 
In London Frank Lampard for Chelsea takes a corner from the left-hand flag.
41′
Arsenal’s Robin van Persie gets his shot away but it misses the target.
39′
Daniel Sturridge in Chelsea is pulled up for offside.
36′
 
Gervinho with an assist there.
36′
 
Robin van Persie gets an equalizer for Arsenal. The score is now 1 – 1.
30′
Mata for the home team is judged to be offside.
29′
Chelsea’s Daniel Sturridge misses with an attempt on goal.
29′
Arsenal drive forward but Gervinho is judged offside.
26′
Ashley Cole gets his shot on target but fails to score for Chelsea.
19′
Per Mertesacker (Arsenal) wins the ball in the air but heads wide.
19′
 
Andre Marriner has awarded Arsenal a corner. Mikel Arteta takes the kick from the left .
14′
 
Mata instrumental with a fine assist.
14′
 
Chelsea’s Frank Lampard scores with his head to give his side a 1 – 0 lead..
13′
Arsenal are coming forward and Robin van Persie gets in a strike, it misses the target, however.
12′
In London Arsenal attack through Gervinho. The finish is off target, however.
12′
Frank Lampard (Chelsea) goes for goal but the shot is blocked by an alert defence.
10′
Arsenal’s Robin van Persie has run offside.
2′
Chelsea’s Fernando Torres is whistled for offside at Stamford Bridge.
2′
 
Chelsea have been awarded a corner by Andre Marriner. Frank Lampard steps up to take it.
1′
 
The whistle has gone to start the match.
 
It is reported that 41801 spectators are in attendance today.
Chelsea is undefeated this season when playing at home and taking the lead 1-0.
This was Frank Lampard’s 5th goal for the season.
 
Andre Villas-Boas and Arsene Wenger have now revealed their starting line-ups.
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