Arsenal v Queens Park Rangers, 31 December 2011

Score1-0 to Arsenal
RefereeMartin Atkinson
CompetitionPremier League
VenueEmirates Stadium
Attendance60,067

1 Arsenal

Manager: Arsene Wenger

Goals:

Robin Van Persie 60 G

Goals:

Starting lineup:

Goalkeeper Wojciech Szczęsny
Defender Thomas Vermaelen
Defender/Centre back Johann Djourou
Defender/Centre back Per Mertesacker
Midfielder Mikel Arteta
Midfielder Aaron Ramsey
Midfielder Alex Song
Midfielder/Forward Andrei Arshavin
Midfielder/Forward Theo Walcott

Starting lineup:

Goalkeeper Radek Cerny
Defender Matthew Connolly
Defender Danny Gabbidon
Defender Luke Young
Defender/Midfielder Armand Traoré
Midfielder Joey Barton
Midfielder Alejandro Faurlin
Midfielder Adel Taarabt
Midfielder/Forward Jamie Mackie
Midfielder/Forward Shaun Wright-Phillips
Forward Jay Bothroyd

Substitutions:

Francis Coquelin for Thomas Vermaelen 54
Tomas Rosicky for Andrei Arshavin 67
Gervinho for Theo Walcott 74

Substitutions:

DJ Campbell for Jay Bothroyd 64
Tommy Smith for Jamie Mackie 74
Bradley Orr for Armand Traoré 77

Cards:

Laurent Koscielny 37 Y
Johann Djourou 40 Y

Cards:

Joey Barton 27 Y
Luke Young 54 Y

On the bench:

Goalkeeper Manuel Almunia
Midfielder Yossi Benayoun
Midfielder Francis Coquelin
Midfielder Tomas Rosicky
Forward Gervinho

On the bench:

Goalkeeper Brian Murphy
Defender Clint Hill
Defender/Midfielder Shaun Derry
Defender/Midfielder Bradley Orr
Midfielder/Forward Tommy Smith
Forward DJ Campbell
Forward Heidar Helguson

Comments:

League position: 4th The yellow card given Thomas Vermaelen after 347 minutes was transferred to Laurent Koscielny on 5 January 2012. This was due to The FA exercising its right to request an Independent Regulatory Commission to review a case of mistaken identity.

Comments:

League position: 17th