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Arsenal 0 - Fenerbahce 0

Champions League

Emirates Stadium

5/11/08 19:45

Attendance: 60,003

Referee: Roberto Rosetti (Italy)

Arsenal
0 - 0
Fenerbahce
 
 
Venue: Emirates Stadium
 
Attendance: 60,003
The Teams
Fabianski
 
 
 
Volkan Demirel
 
 
Toure
 
 
 
Gonul
 
 
Djourou
 
 
 
Edu
 
 
Silvestre
 
 
83
 
Lugano
 
 
Clichy
 
 
 
Carlos
 
 
Ramsey
 
 
59
 
Boral
 
 
Fabregas
 
 
 
Sahin
 
 
Denilson
 
 
 
Senturk
 
 
Nasri
 
 
 
Maldano
 
 
Van Persie
 
 
 
Kazim-Richards
 
 
Bendtner
 
 
59
 
Guiza
 
 
Substitutes
Song
 
 
83
 
Josico
 
 
Diaby
 
 
59
 
Wederson
 
 
Vela
 
 
59
 
Bilgin
 
 
Gibbs
 
 
 
Deivid
 
 
Sagna
 
 
 
Yilmaz
 
 
Mannone
 
 
 
Babacan
 
 
Wilshere
 
 
 
Cakmak
 
 
Game Statistics
16
Goal Attempts
7
4
On Target
2
6
Corners
2
0
Offside
2
17
Fouls
17
2
Yellow Cards
3
0
Red Cards
0
67.6
%
32.4
Comments...
Nobody played more bad passes than Cesc tonight - but then nobody played more good passes either. 101 passes in total 17 bad ones. Too many passes from Cesc seemed to go astray but the nearest to him only made a little over 75% of the number of passes. Only 4 shots on target given the possession and territorial advantage is a poor return though 5 blocked shots indicates the success Fenerbahce had in denying space in the area. The greatest threat came from RvP with 6 attempts but only one on target. Next in line was Nasri with 3 attempts again with one on target. A lot of effort from everyone but only RvP seemed capable of producing any guile to go with his prodigious work rate. Great work rate too from Denilson who tackled well and won a lot of the ball. Also positive hour from Ramsay who didn't waste the ball and tried to do something with it when in possession. Bound to be looked upon as disappointment given the result in Turkey though had the results been the other way around, 0-0 away and 5-2 at home, most would be feeling a little more content with the same number of points.




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Writer: Amos Mail feedback, articles or suggestions

Date:Wednesday November 5 2008

Time: 10:40PM

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Nobody is more wasteful than RVP and Bendtler.
korodon
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05/11/2008 23:52:00

Some good performances from Djorrou Who won every header, Ramsey who was finding space like a mini Cesc and is incredibly comfortable on the ball and Denilson who is really improving all aspects of his game (workrate, Positional sense and distribution). Saturday of course will be very different but I would play the same line up and replace RVP with Vela or if fit Walcott and bring in Sagna for Sylvestre.
iceman10
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06/11/2008

You both serious about Van persie? How many van chances does van persie create for himself? He makes chances from little and was again the best player on the pitch tonight. Also how can only 1 shot be on target when i saw 3 saves made of his shots.
paul_ownz
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06/11/2008 00:23:00

in fairness, I think iceman is saying he should be replaced by Vela because he is not allowed to play the next game
TPowell
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06/11/2008 00:26:00

My appologies, i forgot about his suspension. Silly boy he is
paul_ownz
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06/11/2008 02:15:00

it could be a route against Manu!
shedboy1
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06/11/2008 09:05:00

Shedboy,rout doesnt have an 'e' on the end but i think we all get the gist of things.
cockaduddle
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06/11/2008 09:12:00

It could be a rout but personally I don't think we'll find it that easy.
Amos.
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06/11/2008 09:13:00

Thought Fabianski played in goal last night
Tiny T
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06/11/2008 09:21:00

it was still only 0 - 0 at home against a team you stuffed away......but that was before you went into this poor run......
lincolnblue
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06/11/2008 10:15:00

It did seem last night that Cesc' passes were going a stray, and it did seem like we had more shots on target that 4? The whole evening was a bit of a disappointment all said and done.
hackneyval
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06/11/2008 11:16:00

We murdered the Turks last night and unfortunatly just couldn't get the ball in the net. As for RVP, i though although he was involved last night, his finishing was utter dog s** and Vela, Eduardo hell even Adebayor probably would of walked away with atleast one goal, maybe more!
LondonGooner
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06/11/2008 14:23:00

 

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