Tuesday October 25, 2011 4th Round Finished Emirates Stadium

Arsenal 2 - 1 Bolton Wanderers

  • Arshavin 53’
  • Park 56’
  • Muamba 47’

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  1. Park scores as Arsenal beat Bolton

    Park scores as Arsenal beat Bolton

    Park Chu-Young scored his first goal for Arsenal to help the Gunners to a 2-1 victory over Bolton Wanderers in the Carling Cup fourth round. More

  • Live Commentary

    Time:90'
    • Arsenal
    • Bolton Wanderers
    • FT There goes the final whistle and Arsenal are into the Carling Cup quarter-final draw for the ninth successive season!
    • 90' Gardner finds Cahill with a low cross but the Bolton defender can't get the ball out of his feet and eventually sees his shot deflected wide!
    • 89' There will be four minutes of added time.
    • 88' Was that Bolton's final opportunity?
    • 87' Klasnic hooks his shot over the bar from six yards!
    • 86' Yennaris makes an important clearance to deny Blake the ball.
    • 85' That's the last throw of the dice for Owen Coyle...
    • 84' BOLTON: Tuncay makes way for Blake.
    • 83' ARSENAL SUB: Vermaelen has put in a solid 80 minute shift and is replaced by Boateng.
    • 81' It looks like both sides are going to make another change...
    • 80' Eagles fires a free-kick against the wall and Cahill gets to the loose ball first, shoots on the turn but Fabianski saves.
    • 79' Easter has put Crystal Palace 2-0 up against Southampton at Selhurst Park. Crystal Palace v Southampton: LIVE
    • 78' Cahill rises to meet a corner but can't direct his effort on target!
    • 77' ARSENAL SUB: Frimpong, who has taken a knock, is replaced by Ozyakup.
    • 76' Fabianski spills Eagles' shot but fortunately for the Arsenal keeper there's not a Bolton player there to poke home!
    • 75' For those of you not familar with Ryo Miyaichi, the 18-year-old Japanese winger signed professional terms with Arsenal on January 31, 2011.
    • 74' ARSENAL SUB: Oxlade-Chamberlain is replaced by Miyaichi.
    • 72' BOLTON SUB: Kakuta makes way for Eagles.
    • 71' Kakuta stands over the free-kick... Fabianski saves but fails to hold onto it. Cahill spreads the ball wide to Kakuta but the Chelsea loanee's cross is a poor one.
    • 69' Davies is fouled by Frimpong. Bolton free-kick in a dangerous position, 25 yards from goal.
    • 68' Coquelin and Oxlade-Chamberlain link up well, but Benayoun can't get his shot away.
    • 67 Muamba fouls Frimpong in the Arsenal area to hand the Gunners a free-kick.
    • 65' Bolton are refusing to lie down and look a threat going forward but Vermaelen is a rock at the back for Arsenal.
    • 64' This tie has to be concluded tonight, so it's extra-time and penalties if Bolton draw level.
    • 63' Victory tonight will see Arsenal in the quarter-final draw for the ninth successive season.
    • 62' Arshavin looks to rush onto a long ball but Cahill does well to win back possession.
    • 60' BOLTON SUB: Pratley is replaced by former Liverpool striker Ngog.
    • 59' Is there a way back for Bolton now? The visitors look shellshocked.
    • 58' What a turnaround for the Gunners!
    • 57' GOAL! Arsenal lead! Park scores his first goal for the Gunners, receiving the ball from Arshavin and curling a great finish past Bogdan.
    • 56' That's what Arsenal fans expect to see from Arshavin week-in, week-out!
    • 54' GOAL! Arshavin equalises for Arsenal! The Russian receives the ball and drives forward before dispatching a clinical finish past Bogdan.
    • 52' Kakuta whips in a dangerous ball but Klasnic can only poke over!
    • 51' Valencia has grabbed a third for Man Utd against Aldershot. Aldershot v Manchester United: LIVE
    • 50' The attendance at the Emirates is 56,628...
    • 49' Park is caught offside - again.
    • 48' GOAL! Muamba puts Bolton ahead! Muamba wins possession before finding Pratley, who returns the pass and the former Arsenal youngster finishes past Fabianski!
    • 47' Owen Coyle would have been pleased with side's first half performance. Can they find the net in this second 45?
    • 46' Bolton get the second half underway...
    • HT The referee blows up for half-time and it's Arsenal 0-0 Bolton Wanderers at the break.
    • 44' There will be just one minute of added time.
    • 43' Arshavin goes down after being challenged by Davies and Muamba. Kakuta plays the ball out to allow the Russian to receive treatment.
    • 41' Michael Owen has doubled Manchester United's advantage at Aldershot. Aldershot v Manchester United: LIVE
    • 40' A succession of quick passes gives Park sight of goal but Bogdan makes the save with a strong hand!
    • 39' Bolton have ramped up the pressure, with Kakuta crossing low to Pratley, but Vermaelen makes the challenge.
    • 38' Vermaelen steps in with a strong challenge to win possession.
    • 37' It's hammering down with rain at the Emirates Stadium...
    • 36' Arsenal play the corner short, keeping possession until Arshavin scuffs his shot well wide.
    • 35' Arshavin plays the free-kick short and Vermaelen lets fly with a fierce strike which Bogdan does well to get a hand to!
    • 34' Oxlade-Chamberlain is fouled by Gardner to hand Arsenal a free-kick 25 yards from goal.
    • 31' Oxlade-Chamberlain beats Gardner before finding Park, whose indecision allows Muamba in to challenge.
    • 30' Benayoun moves the ball in-field but Park is, once again, offside. Cahill and Knight are holding a strong line at the back for Bolton.
    • 29' Tuncay is flagged for drifting offside on the wing.
    • 28' Bolton have twice finished as runners-up in this competition, in 1995 and 2004.
    • 27' Squillaci is booked for a scruffy challenge on Klasnic.
    • 26' Arshavin looks to thread the ball into the area in search of Oxlade-Chamberlain but it rolls through to Bolton keeper Bogdan.
    • 25' Park drives forward and releases a low shot which Bogdan bats away.
    • 24' Bolton have found confidence going forward, forcing some untidy defending from Arsenal.
    • 23' Bolton play the corner short, before Davies whips in a cross and Pratley heads comfortably over.
    • 22' Pratley gets a fierce shot away from 25 yards and Fabianski is down quickly to push it wide!
    • 21' Oxlade-Chamberlain looks an important player for Arsenal, despite being just 18 years old.
    • 20' While Arsenal are enjoying plenty of possession, Bolton's defence looks comfortable in shutting the Gunners out.
    • 19' Tuncay battles away with Yennaris before Park moves in to walk away with the ball.
    • 18' Benayoun breaks from midfield and looks to play in Park, but the lino's flag's quickly up. Offside.
    • 17' There's a smattering of appreciative applause from the Arsenal fans as Vermaelen comes away with from a challenge with the ball.
    • 16' Gardner's cross goes high over the bar. Arsenal goal-kick.
    • 15' Berbatov has put Man Utd 1-0 up against Aldershot. Aldershot v Manchester United: LIVE
    • 14' Fabianski is quick off his line to gather a loose ball.
    • 13' Arsenal switch the play quickly, finding Oxlade-Chamberlain in a wide position but his cross goes behind for a goal-kick.
    • 12' Squillaci slides in with a well-timed challenge to dispossess Pratley on the edge of the Arsenal area.
    • 11' Bolton half-clear and Arsenal attack again through Benayoun, but Arshavin has strayed offside and can't bring down the pass.
    • 10' Coquelin moves the ball right to Yennaris, whose cross finds Oxlade-Chamberlain, and the youngster wins a corner after seeing his shot deflected.
    • 9' Arsenal are playing a very high line, with Vermaelen standing only just inside his own half.
    • 8' Frimpong finds Park, who knocks the ball on to Arshavin but Knight gets there first to clear after slipping.
    • 7' There are four games in the Carling Cup tonight, with the pick of the round Manchester United's trip to Aldershot. Follow that one here.
    • 6' Arshavin moves the ball in search of Oxlade-Chamberlain but can't find the 18-year-old midfielder.
    • 5' Park latches onto a long, high ball but the South Korean can't get a pass away and Bolton regain possession.
    • 4' Miquel clears to hand Bolton a throw-in.
    • 3' Knight's poor pass nearly lets Arshavin in but Cahill recovers to clear for a throw-in.
    • 2' Arsenal dispatched of Shrewsbury 3-1 in the third round, while Bolton beat Aston Villa 2-0.
    • 1' And we're off!
    • 19:40 Vermaelen, returning from a two month lay-off, takes the captain's armband for Arsenal.
    • 19:35 Arsenal ran out 3-0 winners when these two sides met at the Emirates in September, with Van Persie scoring twice and Song netting the third.
    • 19:30 Arsene Wenger has made 11 changes to the side that beat Stoke on Sunday, naming a completely revised starting line-up. Meanwhile, Gary Cahill and Darren Pratley are the only survivors from Bolton's XI against Sunderland.
    • 19:25 ARSENAL: Fabianski, Yennaris, Vermaelen, Squillaci, Miquel, Oxlade-Chamberlain, Frimpong, Coquelin, Benayoun, Park, Arshavin... Subs: Mannone, Miyaichi, Aneke, Boateng, Meade, Ozyakup /// BOLTON: Bogdan, Steinsson, Cahill, Knight, Gardner, Mark Davies, Pratley, Muamba, Sanli, Klasnic, Kakuta... Subs: Jaaskelainen, Eagles, Reo-Coker, Blake, Ngog, Wheater, Riley
    • 19:20 Tonight's clash provides Bolton Wanderers fans with a welcome distraction from the club's Premier League woes. The Trotters are in the relegation zone having taken just six points from their opening nine games.
    • 19:15 Arsenal reached the Carling Cup final last season, where they lost 2-1 to Birmingham City, with Obafemi Martins netting a last minute winner for the Blues.
    • 19:10 BOLTON TEAM NEWS: Owen Coyle is expected to ring the changes, with the likes of Adam Bogdan, Zat Knight, Gretar Steinsson, Fabrice Muamba, Mark Davies, Ricardo Gardner, Gael Kakuta, Ivan Klasnic and Tuncay Sanli set to come into the team. On-loan defender Dedryck Boyata is ineligible.
    • 19:05 ARSENAL TEAM NEWS: Arsenal defender Thomas Vermaelen could make his comeback from a two-month Achilles injury layoff. Laurent Koscielny, Per Mertesacker and Robin van Persie are likely to be rested, with fringe players like Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain, Francis Coquelin, Park Chu-Young and Emmanuel Frimpong in contention.
    • 19:00 Welcome to LIVE text commentary of the Carling Cup fourth round clash between Arsenal and Bolton Wanderers at the Emirate. Kick-off 19:45 (UK time).
  • Summary

    • 90' Gardner finds Cahill with a low cross but the Bolton defender can't get the ball out of his feet and eventually sees his shot deflected wide!
    • 87' Klasnic hooks his shot over the bar from six yards!
    • 76' Fabianski spills Eagles' shot but fortunately for the Arsenal keeper there's not a Bolton player there to poke home!
    • 57' GOAL! Arsenal lead! Park scores his first goal for the Gunners, receiving the ball from Arshavin and curling a great finish past Bogdan.
    • 54' GOAL! Arshavin equalises for Arsenal! The Russian receives the ball and drives forward before dispatching a clinical finish past Bogdan.
    • 52' Kakuta whips in a dangerous ball but Klasnic can only poke over!
    • 48' GOAL! Muamba puts Bolton ahead! Muamba wins possession before finding Pratley, who returns the pass and the former Arsenal youngster finishes past Fabianski!
    • 40' A succession of quick passes gives Park sight of goal but Bogdan makes the save with a strong hand!
    • 35' Arshavin plays the free-kick short and Vermaelen lets fly with a fierce strike which Bogdan does well to get a hand to!
    • 25' Park drives forward and releases a low shot which Bogdan bats away.
    • 22' Pratley gets a fierce shot away from 25 yards and Fabianski is down quickly to push it wide!
    • 19:25 ARSENAL: Fabianski, Yennaris, Vermaelen, Squillaci, Miquel, Oxlade-Chamberlain, Frimpong, Coquelin, Benayoun, Park, Arshavin... Subs: Mannone, Miyaichi, Aneke, Boateng, Meade, Ozyakup /// BOLTON: Bogdan, Steinsson, Cahill, Knight, Gardner, Mark Davies, Pratley, Muamba, Sanli, Klasnic, Kakuta... Subs: Jaaskelainen, Eagles, Reo-Coker, Blake, Ngog, Wheater, Riley

Team Line-up & Ratings

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    • Player Y! Users Expert My Rating
      Goalkeeper
      7 -
      Defenders
      6.7 -
      Substitution Out84′ 8.3 -
      Yellow Card 6.6 -
      6.7 -
      Midfielders
      Substitution Out76′ 6.8 -
      6.9 -
      Substitution Out73′ 7.4 -
      7.3 -
      Strikers
      Goal 8.1 -
      Goal 8.2 -
      Subs
      Substitution In73′ 7.8 -
      Substitution In76′ 7.3 -
      Substitution In84′ 7.3 -
    • Player Y! Users Expert My Rating
      Goalkeeper
      4.5 -
      Defenders
      3.8 -
      4.9 -
      4 -
      4.1 -
      Midfielders
      Substitution Out61′ 4.1 -
      4.3 -
      Goal 4.5 -
      Strikers
      Substitution Out85′ 4.2 -
      Substitution Out71′ 4.4 -
      4.4 -
      Subs
      Substitution In85′ 2.2 -
      Substitution In61′ 3 -
      Substitution In71′ 2.8 -

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