Archive for November, 2010

SC Braga 2-0 Arsenal FC

SC Braga 2-0 Arsenal FC

Two late Matheus goals kept the hosts’ chances alive and left Arsène Wenger’s side needing a win on Matchday 6 to ensure qualification. Arsenal suffered a 6-0 defeat in London on their UEFA Champions League debut.

SC Braga now is still in the running to qualify for the UEFA Champions League knockout stage in their debut season in the competition with their victory against Arsenal FC. Domingos Paciência’s team play their next match at Donbass Arena against FC Shakhtar Donetsk.

Matheus struck twice in the last ten minutes to send Arsène Wenger’s side into their final match at home against FK Partizan needing a win to make sure of an 11th successive qualification for the last 16.

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11 2010

Arsenal 2-3 Tottenham Hotspur

Arsenal suffered a surprising loss to the Spurs even though they had led through goals from Samir Nasri and Marouane Chamakh as they controlled the first-half.

Arsenal’s team has some of the best footballers in the world. Arsenal player Andrei Arshavin earns a salary of £4.1 million per season.

Tottenham Hotspurs won a surprising 3-2 victory at Arsenal, in their first away defeat against their rivals in 17 years. The win sends Spurs to fifth place in the Premier League, missing out on fourth place only on a goal difference.

After going in at half-time 2-0 down Tottenham looked dead and buried but an upbeat second-half performance by the Spurs turned the game around, giving Arsenal their third home loss of the season and denied them top spot in the Premier League.

Rafael Van der Vaart delivered a goal and two assists in the spectacular win.

With just four minutes remaining in the match Younes Kaboul headed in the winner from a Van der Vaart cross.

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11 2010

Nasri, Walcott, Chamakh, Song Top Arsenal Scorers

Arsenal’s Top Goalscorers
Samir Nasri, Theo Walcott, Marouane Chamakh and Alex Song are top Arsenal Scorers

1 Florent Malouda Chelsea 7
2 Kevin Nolan Newcastle 7
3 Carlos Tevez Manchester City 7
4 Darren Bent Sunderland 6
5 Dimitar Berbatov Man Utd 6
6 Didier Drogba Chelsea 6
7 Tim Cahill Everton 5
8 Andrew Carroll Newcastle 5
9 Johan Elmander Bolton 5
10 Salomon Kalou Chelsea 5
11 Kevin Davies Bolton 4
12 Clinton Dempsey Fulham 4
13 Luis Nani Man Utd 4
14 Samir Nasri Arsenal 4
15 Rafael Van der Vaart Tottenham 4
16 Theo Walcott Arsenal 4
17 Charlie Adam Blackpool 3
18 Shola Ameobi Newcastle 3
19 Nicolas Anelka Chelsea 3
20 Marouane Chamakh Arsenal 3
21 Stewart Downing Aston Villa 3
22 Sylvan Ebanks-Blake Wolves 3
23 Craig Gardner Birmingham 3
24 Steven Gerrard Liverpool 3
25 Asamoah Gyan Sunderland 3
26 Marlon Harewood Blackpool 3
27 Javier Hernandez Man Utd 3
28 Kenwyne Jones Stoke City 3
29 Charles N’Zogbia Wigan Athletic 3
30 Peter Odemwingie WBA 3
31 Roman Pavlyuchenko Tottenham 3
32 Frederic Piquionne West Ham Utd 3
33 Liam Ridgewell Birmingham 3
34 Hugo Rodallega Wigan Athletic 3
35 Alex Song Arsenal 3
36 Luke Varney Blackpool 3

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11 2010

Arsenal Looses To Newcastle United 0-1

Arsenal 0-1 Newcastle

Arsenal lost a recent Carling Cup game against Newcastle. Cesc Fabregas appeared to be not playing his usual top game. He was too slow, made poor passes and was very nervous – and he seemed to be dejected as well.

Spaniard, Fabregas argued with the referee, and with the exception of the deflected free-kick which hit the bar, Cesc failed in everything he tried, including easy passes.

Arsene Wenger remarked about his performance, “Cesc I think still played a little bit restricted today. He has no real pain but is still a bit affected I feel.”

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11 2010