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Date - 16th or 17th February
Competition - FA Cup, Fifth Round
Stadium - The Emirates


Podolski 33'
Mertersacker 77'
Ramsey 90+3'

Capacity: 52,875
Possession: 65:35
Shots Attempted: 28-3
Shots on Target: 12-0
Yellow Cards: 2-6
Red Cards: 0-0
Interceptions: 0-12



Ramsey drops deep to collect the ball of Mertersacker
(No movement ahead)
Ramsey hesitates with no options and goes backwards to Mertersacker
(Crowd beginning to get agitated)
Mertersacker lays it off to Jenkinson
Jenkinson surges forwards, beating his man
Jenkinson cuts inside and flicks the ball past Dunn
Dunn takes his legs, Free Kick given.
25 yards out, Lukas Podolski and Santi Cazorla stand over the free kick
(Muttering to each other)
Cazorla steps up (Dummies)
Podolski strikes it hard and low
Robinson scrambling
1-0 to Arsenal
The German hammer lands the first blow


Podolski cuts inside on the half way line
Podolski lays it off to Ramsey
Ramsey drives past David Dunn, he over hits his pass to
Monreal (Crowd sigh)
Monreal stretches
Monreal keeps it in play and finds Giroud down the left hand side
(Podolski makes a driving run in behind Giroud)
Giroud back heels
(Oooohh!, So close)
The attempted through ball hits Scott Dann on the shins and rolls out for an Arsenal corner.
Santi receives rapturous applause from the Arsenal fans
(Ohhh, Santi-Cazoooorla)
Santi Cazorla fires a near post ball
(Mertersacker loses his marker)
Mertersacker with a free header!
Ohh! it hits the Givet on the line
(Ball rebounds out to Mertersacker)
SMASH! into the roof of the net
Mertersacker nearly takes the net off the goal with that strike and it's 2-0 Arsenal!


The second official signals three minutes added time
The Emirates has emptied here


It's been all keep ball for Arsenal, Szczesny is in no rush to take this goal kick.
Szczesny plays it wide to Jenkinson
Jenkinson finds a largely ineffective Walcott down the right touchline
(Walcott has plenty of time)
Ramsey makes a surging run off Danny Murphy
(Pointing were to put it)
Walcott plays the pass through to Ramsey, it's 2 v 2 here
Ramsey lays it back to Walcott
Wallcott plays it through to Ramsey
(Scott Dann falls on his backside)
Ramsey 1 v 1 with Paul Robinson
(Robinson tries to close the angle)
Aaron Ramsey curls it under the legs of the Blackburn keeper
GOAL 3-0!
Aaron Ramsey looks estactic, he runs over to Arsene Wenger who looks equally as happy
Aaron Ramsey gives Wenger a hug (Walcott, Mertersacker, Giroud all join in)
Lovely scenes for Aaron Ramsey there whose had a hard time of late!

Edited by LondresTopo
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