Blackburn Rovers v Arsenal, 13 September 2008

Score4-0 to Arsenal
RefereeMike Dean
CompetitionPremier League
VenueEwood Park
Attendance23,041

4 Arsenal

Manager: Arsene Wenger

Goals:

Goals:

Robin van Persie 8 G
Emmanuel Adebayor 45 G
Emmanuel Adebayor penalty 81 P
Emmanuel Adebayor 90 G

Starting lineup:

Goalkeeper Paul Robinson
Defender/Right back Danny Simpson
Defender Brett Emerton
Defender Ryan Nelsen
Defender Steven Reid
Defender/Centre back Christopher Samba
Defender/Midfielder Stephen Warnock
Midfielder Keith Andrews
Forward Jason Roberts

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/Forward Theo Walcott

Substitutions:

Benni McCarthy for Jason Roberts 69
Keith Treacy for Morten Gamst Pedersen 69
Matt Derbyshire for Danny Simpson 73

Substitutions:

Alex Song for Theo Walcott 64
Aaron Ramsey for Emmanuel Eboué 82
Jack Wilshere for Robin van Persie 84

Cards:

Stephen Warnock 80 Y

Cards:

Denilson 60 Y

On the bench:

Goalkeeper Jason Brown
Defender/Centre back Aaron Mokoena
Midfielder Keith Treacy
Midfielder Tugay Kerimoğlu
Midfielder Carlos Villanueva
Forward Matt Derbyshire
Forward Benni McCarthy

On the bench:

Goalkeeper Lukasz Fabiański
Defender Johann Djourou
Defender/Midfielder Kieran Gibbs
Defender/Midfielder Alex Song
Midfielder Aaron Ramsey
Midfielder Jack Wilshere

Comments:

League position: 17th

Comments:

League position: 3rd The FA Premier League's Dubious Goals Committee ruled on the following: - Arsenal’s first goal against Blackburn Rovers on 13th September 2008 has been confirmed as a Robin Van Persie goal. [re: Circular 1 - 5/11/2008]