Portsmouth v Arsenal, 30 December 2009

Score4-1 to Arsenal
RefereeAlan Wiley
CompetitionPremier League
VenueFratton Park
Attendance20,404

4 Arsenal

Manager: Arsene Wenger

Goals:

Nadir Belhadj 74 G

Goals:

Younès Kaboul own goal 28 OG
Samir Nasri 42 G
Aaron Ramsey 69 G
Alex Song 81 G

Starting lineup:

Goalkeeper Asmir Begović
Defender/Right back Steve Finnan
Defender Tal Ben Haim
Defender Younès Kaboul
Defender/Centre back Hermann Hreidarsson
Defender/Centre back Aaron Mokoena
Defender/Left back Nadir Belhadj
Midfielder Richard Hughes
Midfielder Hassan Yebda

Starting lineup:

Goalkeeper Manuel Almunia
Defender William Gallas
Defender Bakary Sagna
Defender Thomas Vermaelen
Defender/Midfielder Armand Traoré
Midfielder Abou Diaby
Midfielder Samir Nasri
Midfielder Aaron Ramsey
Midfielder Alex Song
Midfielder/Forward Andrei Arshavin
Forward Eduardo

Substitutions:

Anthony Vanden Borre for Aaron Mokoena 58
Nwankwo Kanu for Kevin-Prince Boateng 71
Michael Brown for Richard Hughes 90

Substitutions:

Tomas Rosicky for Eduardo 71
Carlos Vela for Andrei Arshavin 82
Craig Eastmond for Samir Nasri 85

Cards:

Aaron Mokoena 45 Y
Richard Hughes 86 Y

Cards:

On the bench:

Goalkeeper Jamie Ashdown
Defender/Midfielder Marc Wilson
Midfielder Michael Brown
Midfielder Papa Bouba Diop
Midfielder/Forward John Utaka
Forward Nwankwo Kanu

On the bench:

Goalkeeper Łukasz Fabiański
Defender Mikael Silvestre
Defender/Midfielder Craig Eastmond
Midfielder Fran Merida
Midfielder Tomas Rosicky
Midfielder Jack Wilshere
Forward Carlos Vela

Comments:

League position: 20th The Dubious Goals Committee has ruled on the following: - Portsmouth`s goal against Arsenal on 30th December 2009 has been confirmed as a Nadir Belhadj goal.

Comments:

League position: 3rd The Dubious Goals Committee has ruled on the following: - Arsenal`s first goal against Portsmouth on 30th December 2009 was in fact an own goal (Younes Kaboul) and has therefore not been credited to Eduardo.