Manchester City v Arsenal, 31 August 2003

Score2-1 to Arsenal
RefereeGraham Poll
CompetitionPremier League
VenueCity of Manchester Stadium
Attendance46,436
A push on Lauren by Sinclair contributed to the own goal in the 10th minute

2 Arsenal

Manager: Arsene Wenger

Goals:

Lauren own goal 10 OG

Goals:

Sylvain Wiltord 48 G
Freddie Ljungberg 72 G

Starting lineup:

Goalkeeper David Seaman
Defender Sylvain Distin
Defender SUN Ji Hai
Defender David Sommeil
Midfielder Joey Barton
Midfielder Paul Bosvelt
Midfielder Trevor Sinclair
Midfielder Michael Tarnat
Midfielder/Forward Antoine Sibierski
Midfielder/Forward Shaun Wright-Phillips
Forward Nicolas Anelka

Starting lineup:

Goalkeeper Jens Lehmann
Defender/Centre back Martin Keown
Defender/Midfielder Lauren
Defender/Midfielder Kolo Touré
Defender/Left back Ashley Cole
Midfielder Gilberto Silva
Midfielder Freddie Ljungberg
Midfielder Robert Pires
Midfielder Patrick Vieira
Forward Thierry Henry
Forward Sylvain Wiltord

Substitutions:

Danny Tiatto for Antoine Sibierski 68
Robbie Fowler for Paul Bosvelt 79
Eyal Berkovic for Shaun Wright-Phillips 79

Substitutions:

Ray Parlour for Freddie Ljungberg 77
Dennis Bergkamp for Sylvain Wiltord 77
Edu for Robert Pires 84

Cards:

Joey Barton 49 Y
David Sommeil 55 Y
Michael Tarnat 74 Y
Danny Tiatto 76 Y

Cards:

Ashley Cole 34 Y
Lauren 59 Y
Freddie Ljungberg 72 Y

On the bench:

Defender/Midfielder Danny Tiatto
Midfielder Eyal Berkovic
Forward Robbie Fowler

On the bench:

Midfielder Edu
Midfielder Ray Parlour
Forward Dennis Bergkamp

Comments:

Unused substitutes: Weaver, Nicky; Dunne, Richard;

Comments:

Unused substitutes: Taylor, Stuart; Edu; Cygan, Pascal