Arsenal v Schalke 04, 24 October 2012

Score2-0 to Schalke 04
RefereeJonas Eriksson
CompetitionUEFA Champions League Group B
VenueEmirates Stadium
Attendance60,049
Kick-off: 7.45pm BST

0 Arsenal

Manager: Arsene Wenger

2 Schalke 04

Manager: Huub Stevens

Goals:

Goals:

Klaas Jan Huntelaar 76 G
Ibrahim Afellay 86 G

Starting lineup:

Goalkeeper Vito Mannone
Defender Andre Santos
Defender Carl Jenkinson
Defender Thomas Vermaelen (captain)
Defender/Centre back Per Mertesacker
Midfielder Mikel Arteta
Midfielder Francis Coquelin
Midfielder Aaron Ramsey
Midfielder Santi Cazorla
Forward Gervinho
Forward Lukas Podolski

Starting lineup:

Goalkeeper Lars Unnerstall
Defender Christian Fuchs
Defender Benedikt Höwedes (captain)
Defender Atsuto Uchida
Defender/Midfielder Joël Matip
Defender/Midfielder Roman Neustädter
Midfielder Ibrahim Afellay
Midfielder Marco Höger
Midfielder/Forward Lewis Holtby

Substitutions:

Olivier Giroud for Gervinho 75
Andrei Arshavin for Lukas Podolski 82
Serge Gnabry for Carl Jenkinson 82

Substitutions:

Jermaine Jones for Marco Höger 46
Tranquillo Barnetta for Lewis Holtby 65
Ciprian Marica for Klaas Jan Huntelaar 87

Cards:

Thomas Vermaelen 15 Y
Mikel Arteta 48 Y
Aaron Ramsey 70 Y
Gervinho 71 Y

Cards:

Ibrahim Afellay 14 Y
Marco Höger 39 Y

On the bench:

Goalkeeper James Shea
Defender/Centre back Johann Djourou
Midfielder Serge Gnabry
Midfielder/Forward Andrei Arshavin
Forward Olivier Giroud

On the bench:

Goalkeeper Timo Hildebrand
Defender/Midfielder Sead Kolašinac
Midfielder Tranquillo Barnetta
Midfielder Julian Draxler
Midfielder Jermaine Jones
Midfielder Christoph Moritz
Forward Ciprian Marica

Comments:

This was Arsenal's first home defeat in the Champions League group stages since a 3-0 loss to Internazionale in September 2003, so their first at the Emirates Stadium.