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Wigan
2 - 2
Arsenal

Premier League

DW Stadium

29/12/10

Attendance: 17, 014

Referee: Lee Probert

WiganArsenal
'18 Watson (pen), '81 Squillaci (og)'39 Arshavin, '44 Bendtner
Al Habsi     Fabianski    
Caldwell     Sagna    
Alcarez     Koscienly    
Stam     '85 Squillaci    
Gohouri     Eboue    
Diame     '71 Denilson    
Watson     Diaby     '27
N'Zogbia     Chamakh    
Thomas     Bendtner    
Cleverley     Rosicky    
Rodallega     Arshavin     '82
Substitutes
Pollitt     Szczesny    
S. Caldwell     Clichy    
Figueroa     '85 Djourou    
McArthur     '71 Wilshere     '27,'82
Gomez     Walcott     '82
Boselli     Vela    
McManaman     Nasri     '82
Game Statistics
7
Goal Attempts
12
5
On Target
6
--
Crosses
--
3
Corners
4
1
Offside
0
18
Fouls
11
1
Yellow Cards
0
1
Red Cards
0
38.8
%
61.2
Comments...
Well, what can I say that hasn't already been said a million times over the past years? It was a tough game and the breaks didn't go our way. Wenger made 8 changes to the side that beat Chelsea only 48 hours ago, and that proved to be a very ill-advised move. Oh, how moods can change in such short time. We deserved to go behind early, but unfortunately the goal came because of a clear dive in the box by N'Zogbia. Truthfully, it was a great dive. I was fooled, until I saw the replays. After that the team did well to come back and grab the lead before halftime, but Arsenal never put the game away. Wigan got back level and Arsenal didn't get a penalty that was deserved. How Wigan fans can boo Wilshere and shout cheater at Bendtner after one of their players dived and head-butted another professional is beyond me. In the end though, we should have won and that didn't happen.

Writer:Brice Coffer
Date:Wednesday December 29 2010
Time: 10:51PM

Comments

0
There was no difference between that handball by Wigan and the penalty Spurs got against us. It's the inconsistencies not the decision itself that drives me insane.
gunnerkid107
29/12/2010 22:52:00
0
Agreed. Even Cesc has said the same on Twitter.
Gooner_Vin
29/12/2010 23:02:00
0
wigan fans can boo wiltshire because he is only a wee thug.wigan were afraid to tackle because because arsenal players were sqealing and falling to the ground.and that useless ref fell for it every time.i have lost a lot of respect for arsenal after their cheating performance tonight.you were lucky to get 1 point.
johnney handsome
29/12/2010 23:12:00
0
Shut up. Nzogbia's horrendous dive? That is all.
Iceman10
29/12/2010 23:15:00
0
Your stats are almost as biased as Probert with the possession %? How come there wasnt a booking following the awarding of the pen? Also how come Mike Dean, who was the only official to see N'Zogbias head thingy on Wilshere, didnt see Bendtner elbow Cleverley? Football is an emotive sport, an enjoyable, entertaining game tonight and the result was the fair one, even though both sides could have done with the win.
worbo
29/12/2010 23:54:00
0
Well what a dive indeed. He needs to be selected for whichever country he comes from for the London 2012 Olympics Diving event.
Eboue=GOD
30/12/2010 00:06:00
0
I got the possession stats off the Sky Sports match report.
gunnerkid107
30/12/2010 00:13:00
0
Here you go: http://www.skysports.com/football/match_report/0,19764,11065_3329067,00.html
gunnerkid107
30/12/2010 00:15:00
0
Also, how there wasn't a yellow card after the penalty is beyond me. That dive clearly deserves a booking.
gunnerkid107
30/12/2010 00:18:00
0
Eboue=GOD (Named in honour after possibly the biggest diver in the premiership) 's comment moaning about a johnny foreigner diving and suggesting he join "whichever country he comes froms diving team" is about as ironic and amusing a post ive ever seen
HuddersfieldYiddo
30/12/2010 00:51:00
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