Manchester City v Arsenal, 26 August 2006

Score1-0 to Manchester City
RefereeUriah Rennie
CompetitionPremier League
VenueCity of Manchester Stadium
Attendance40,699
KICK-OFF: 5.15pm

0 Arsenal

Manager: Arsene Wenger

Goals:

Joey Barton penalty 41 P

Goals:

Starting lineup:

Goalkeeper Nicky Weaver
Defender Sylvain Distin
Defender Stephen Jordan
Defender Micah Richards
Defender/Centre back Richard Dunne
Midfielder Joey Barton
Midfielder Ousmane Dabo
Midfielder Trevor Sinclair
Forward Paul Dickov
Forward Darius Vassell

Starting lineup:

Goalkeeper Jens Lehmann
Defender/Centre back Johann Djourou
Defender/Midfielder Emmanuel Eboué
Defender/Midfielder Justin Hoyte
Defender/Midfielder Kolo Touré
Midfielder Cesc Fàbregas
Midfielder Gilberto Silva
Midfielder Aleksandr Hleb
Midfielder Tomas Rosicky
Forward Thierry Henry

Substitutions:

Danny Mills for Darius Vassell 80
Georgios Samaras for Paul Dickov 86
Ishmael Miller for Bernardo Corradi 90

Substitutions:

Theo Walcott for Tomas Rosicky 66
Emmanuel Adebayor for Aleksandr Hleb 76
Mathieu Flamini for Emmanuel Eboué 83

Cards:

Stephen Jordan 53 Y

Cards:

Robin van Persie 45 Y

On the bench:

Defender Danny Mills
Forward Ishmael Miller

On the bench:

Midfielder Mathieu Flamini
Midfielder/Forward Theo Walcott

Comments:

League position: 8th Unused substitutes: Joe Hart and Stephen Ireland

Comments:

League position: 17th Unused substitutes: Manuel Almunia and Pascal Cygan