Arsenal v Chelsea, 18 December 2005

Score2-0 to Chelsea
RefereeRob Styles
CompetitionPremier League
VenueHighbury
Attendance38,347
KICK-OFF: 4.00pm

0 Arsenal

Manager: Arsene Wenger

Goals:

Goals:

Arjen Robben 39 G
Joe Cole 73 G

Starting lineup:

Goalkeeper Jens Lehmann
Defender/Centre back Sol Campbell
Defender/Centre back Philippe Senderos
Defender/Midfielder Lauren
Defender/Midfielder Kolo Touré
Midfielder Cesc Fàbregas
Midfielder Mathieu Flamini
Midfielder Aleksandr Hleb
Midfielder Freddie Ljungberg
Forward Thierry Henry

Starting lineup:

Goalkeeper Petr Čech
Defender Ricardo Carvalho
Defender Paulo Ferreira
Defender William Gallas
Defender/Centre back John Terry
Midfielder Joe Cole
Midfielder Michael Essien
Midfielder Frank Lampard
Midfielder Claude Makelele
Midfielder Arjen Robben
Forward Didier Drogba

Substitutions:

Dennis Bergkamp for Freddie Ljungberg 70
Robert Pires for Aleksandr Hleb 70
Quincy Owusu-Abeyie for Robin van Persie 82

Substitutions:

Geremi for Arjen Robben 77
Robert Huth for Didier Drogba 88

Cards:

Robin van Persie 29 Y
Philippe Senderos 46 Y
Thierry Henry 51 Y

Cards:

Arjen Robben 32 Y
Michael Essien 34 Y
Claude Makelele 59 Y
Frank Lampard 85 Y

On the bench:

Midfielder Robert Pires
Midfielder/Forward Quincy Owusu-Abeyie
Forward Dennis Bergkamp

On the bench:

Defender Robert Huth
Midfielder Geremi

Comments:

League position: 8th Unused substitutes: Manuel Almunia and Emmanuel Eboue

Comments:

League position: 1st Unused substitutes: Carlo Cudicini, Hernan Crespo and Eidur Gudjohnsen