Arsenal v Newcastle United, 30 August 2008

Score3-0 to Arsenal
RefereeRob Styles
CompetitionPremier League
VenueEmirates Stadium
Attendance60,067
KICK-OFF: 5.30pm

3 Arsenal

Manager: Arsene Wenger

Goals:

Robin van Persie penalty 18 P
Robin van Persie 41 G
Denilson 59 G

Goals:

Starting lineup:

Goalkeeper Manuel Almunia
Defender Gaël Clichy
Defender William Gallas
Defender Bakary Sagna
Defender/Midfielder Emmanuel Eboué
Defender/Midfielder Kolo Touré
Midfielder Denilson
Midfielder Cesc Fabregas
Midfielder Samir Nasri

Starting lineup:

Goalkeeper Shay Given
Defender Habib Beye
Defender Steven Taylor
Defender/Midfielder Fabricio Coloccini
Defender/Midfielder Jonás Gutiérrez
Defender/Left back Jose Enrique
Midfielder Nicky Butt
Midfielder Danny Guthrie
Midfielder Charles N'Zogbia
Forward Shola Ameobi
Forward Michael Owen

Substitutions:

Carlos Vela for Robin van Persie 63
Alex Song for Denilson 69
Theo Walcott for Emmanuel Eboué 72

Substitutions:

Sébastien Bassong for Jose Enrique 44
Joey Barton for Jonás Gutiérrez 89
David Edgar for Habib Beye 89

Cards:

Cesc Fabregas 52 Y
Samir Nasri 90 Y

Cards:

Fabricio Coloccini 28 Y
Shay Given 52 Y

On the bench:

Goalkeeper Łukasz Fabiański
Defender Johann Djourou
Defender/Midfielder Alex Song
Midfielder Aaron Ramsey
Midfielder/Forward Theo Walcott
Forward Carlos Vela

On the bench:

Goalkeeper Steve Harper
Defender David Edgar
Defender/Midfielder Ben Tozer
Midfielder Joey Barton
Midfielder Ryan Donaldson
Forward Nile Ranger

Comments:

League position: 2nd The FA Premier League's Dubious Goals Committee ruled on the following: - Arsenal’s third goal against Newcastle United on 30th August has been confirmed as a Denilson goal. [re: Circular 1 - 5/11/2008]

Comments:

League position: 9th