Arsenal v Birmingham City, 18 August 2002

Score2-0 to Arsenal
RefereeMike Riley
CompetitionPremier League
VenueHighbury
Attendance38,018
Arsenal extend the record of Premiership wins in succession to 14. The referee rescinded the second yellow card of Cisse (and therefore the sending off) after reviewing the video evidence.

2 Arsenal

Manager: Arsene Wenger

Goals:

Thierry Henry 8 G
Sylvain Wiltord 24 G

Goals:

Starting lineup:

Goalkeeper David Seaman
Defender/Centre back Sol Campbell
Defender/Centre back Martin Keown
Defender/Midfielder Lauren
Defender/Left back Ashley Cole
Midfielder Edu
Midfielder Ray Parlour
Midfielder Patrick Vieira
Forward Dennis Bergkamp
Forward Thierry Henry
Forward Sylvain Wiltord

Starting lineup:

Goalkeeper Nico Vaesen
Defender Aliou Cisse
Defender Kenny Cunningham
Defender Jeff Kenna
Defender Olivier Tebily
Defender/Centre back Darren Purse
Defender/Left back Martin Grainger
Midfielder Bryan Hughes
Midfielder Damien Johnson
Forward Geoff Horsfield
Forward Stern John

Substitutions:

Gilberto Silva for Dennis Bergkamp 31
Jeremie Aliadiere for Sylvain Wiltord 76
Kolo Toure for Edu 86

Substitutions:

Darren Carter for Olivier Tebily 60
Stan Lazaridis for Geoff Horsfield 71

Cards:

Cards:

Darren Purse 24 Y
Aliou Cisse 69 Y
Aliou Cisse 74 Y
Aliou Cisse 74 R

Comments:

Substitutes: Taylor, Gilberto Silva, Toure, Luzhny, Aliadiere

Comments:

Substitutes: Bennett, Johnson, Carter, Lazaridis,, Mooney