Arsenal v Portsmouth, 16 December 2006

Score2-2
RefereeSteve Bennett
CompetitionPremier League
VenueEmirates Stadium
Attendance60,037

2 Arsenal

Manager: Arsene Wenger

Goals:

Emmanuel Adebayor 58 G
Gilberto Silva 60 G

Goals:

Noe Pamarot 45 G
Matt Taylor 47 G

Starting lineup:

Goalkeeper Jens Lehmann
Defender/Centre back Johann Djourou
Defender/Midfielder Emmanuel Eboué
Defender/Midfielder Kolo Touré
Defender/Left back Gaël Clichy
Midfielder Cesc Fàbregas
Midfielder Gilberto Silva
Midfielder Aleksandr Hleb
Midfielder Freddie Ljungberg

Starting lineup:

Goalkeeper David James
Defender/Right back Noe Pamarot
Defender/Centre back Sol Campbell
Defender/Centre back Linvoy Primus
Defender/Full back Glen Johnson
Defender/Midfielder Matt Taylor
Midfielder Sean Davis
Midfielder Gary O'Neil
Midfielder Pedro Mendes
Midfielder David Thompson
Forward Nwankwo Kanu

Substitutions:

Theo Walcott for Freddie Ljungberg 6
Emmanuel Adebayor for Jeremie Aliadiere 55
Mathieu Flamini for Emmanuel Eboué 78

Substitutions:

Niko Kranjcar for David Thompson 71
Richard Hughes for Nwankwo Kanu 85

Cards:

Cards:

Glen Johnson 83 Y
Gary O'Neil 90 Y

On the bench:

Midfielder Mathieu Flamini
Midfielder/Forward Theo Walcott

On the bench:

Midfielder Richard Hughes
Midfielder Niko Kranjcar

Comments:

League position: 4th Unused substitutes: Manuel Almunia and Philippe Senderos The FA Premier League's Dubious Goals Committee ruled on the following: - Arsenal’s second goal against Portsmouth on 16th December has been confirmed as a Gilberto Silva goal. [re: Circular 3 - 16/1/2007]

Comments:

League position: 6th Unused substitutes: Jamie Ashdown, Andy O'Brien and Rudolph M'Bela Douala