Match statistics

AjaxArsenal

Goals scored1
 
2
Attempts on target6
 
3
Attempts off target8
 
1
Corners3
 
5
Offsides1
 
1
Fouls committed20
 
14
Yellow cards4
 
2
Red cards0
 
0

Standings

Last updated: 03/10/2013 16:21 CET

Legend:

P: Played   
Pts: Points   
 

Minute By Minute

  • End Time
    The final whistle is blown.
  • 90+5
    Galásek (Ajax) gives away a free-kick for a challenge on Owusu-Abeyie (Arsenal).
    The substitute buys precious time for Arsenal.
  • Substitution
    90+4
    Cygan (in) - Hleb (out) (Arsenal)
    Wenger brings on a centre-back to shore up the defence.
  • 90+4
    Owusu-Abeyie (Arsenal) gives away a free-kick for a challenge on Grygera (Ajax).
  • Yellow Card
    90+2
    Almunia (Arsenal) is shown a yellow card.
    The Spanish goalkeeper is penalised for time-wasting with his team under considerable pressure from their Dutch opponents.
  • 90+2
    Galásek (Ajax) delivers the corner.
  • 89
    Babel (Ajax) misses the target.
    Ajax are pressing for an equaliser and Pienaar creates another good chance, but a wildly inaccurate first-time shot flies high and wide of goal.
  • 89
    Owusu-Abeyie (Arsenal) gives away a free-kick for a challenge on Vermaelen (Ajax).
  • Substitution
    88
    Clichy (in) - Pirès (out) (Arsenal)
  • 86
    Flamini (Arsenal) gives away a free-kick for a challenge on Pienaar (Ajax).
  • Substitution
    85
    Juanfran (in) - Emanuelson (out) (Ajax)
    Danny Blind introduces more fresh legs by bringing on the former Valencia CF man.
  • 82
    Galásek (Ajax) misses the target.
    An ambitious effort from the Ajax captain is directed well wide of the target and his shot does not trouble Almunia.
  • 81
    Pirès (Arsenal) delivers the corner.
  • Substitution
    81
    Owusu-Abeyie (in) - Reyes (out) (Arsenal)
    The former Ajax youth team player provides a fresh option for Arsenal in attack.
  • 81
    Reyes (Arsenal) has an effort on goal.
  • 80
    Almunia (Arsenal) makes a save.
  • 80
    Rosenberg (Ajax) has an effort on goal.
    The substitute causes problems with his excellent movement again and comes close to drawing his side level.
  • 78
    Ljungberg (Arsenal) gives away a free-kick for a challenge on Galásek (Ajax).
    The Sweden international is penalised for a clumsy tackle after a pass from Ashley Cole.
  • 77
    Almunia (Arsenal) makes a save.
  • 77
    Rosenberg (Ajax) has an effort on goal.
  • 76
    Manucharyan (Ajax) gives away a free-kick for a challenge on Fàbregas (Arsenal).
  • 75
    Reyes (Arsenal) has a shot blocked.
  • 72
    N. de Jong (Ajax) misses the target.
  • 71

  • 71
    Galásek (Ajax) hits the post.
  • Goal
    71
    Rosenberg (Ajax) scores!
    A superb long-range strike from Galásek comprehensively beats Almunia and rebounds off the post, but substitute Rosenberg is on hand to put the ball into the unguarded net.
  • Substitution
    69
    Manucharyan (in) - Boukhari (out) (Ajax)
    The Armenian forward comes on as Ajax look to recover from the second Arsenal goal.
  • Goal
    69
    Pirès (Arsenal) scores from the penalty spot.
    A composed kick sends Vonk the wrong way and travels low into the net to give Arsenal a two-goal cushion.
  • Yellow Card
    68
    Galásek (Ajax) is shown a yellow card.
    The Ajax captain is booked for dissent.
  • Yellow Card
    68
    Vonk (Ajax) is shown a yellow card.
  • 68
    Reyes (Arsenal) was fouled in the penalty area by Vonk (Ajax)
    The Spaniard takes the ball around the on-rushing goalkeeper after a quick break and a perceptive pass from Flamini and a penalty results.
  • 65
    Flamini (Arsenal) gives away a free-kick for a challenge on Pienaar (Ajax).
  • 63
    Reyes (Arsenal) gives away a free-kick for a challenge on Vermaelen (Ajax).
  • 61
    Pienaar (Ajax) gives away a free-kick for a challenge on A. Cole (Arsenal).
  • Yellow Card
    61
    Pienaar (Ajax) is shown a yellow card.
  • 59
    Babel (Ajax) is penalised for a foul on Flamini (Arsenal).
  • 59
    Reyes (Arsenal) takes the corner.
  • Substitution
    57
    Rosenberg (in) - Charisteas (out) (Ajax)
    The Greek forward sustains a painful-looking blow and is taken off with blood streaming from his head. Sweden international Markus Rosenberg replaces him.
  • Yellow Card
    56
    K. Touré (Arsenal) is shown a yellow card.
  • 54
    Boukhari (Ajax) is penalised for a foul on Reyes (Arsenal).
  • 53
    N. de Jong (Ajax) misses the target.
    A Babel pass allows the midfield player a run on goal and he fires in a good low shot, which flashes just wide of the post.
  • 53
    Lauren (Arsenal) is penalised for a foul on Boukhari (Ajax).
  • 51
    Almunia (Arsenal) makes a save.
  • 51
    Babel (Ajax) has an effort on goal.
    A fierce right-footed shot is beaten away by the Arsenal goalkeeper. Ajax are passing intelligently and look more capable of creating chances.
  • 49
    Boukhari (Ajax) is penalised for a foul on Lauren (Arsenal).
    A clever turn by the Cameroonian defender leads to a trip from the Dutchman.
  • 48
    Boukhari (Ajax) is penalised for a foul on Reyes (Arsenal).
  • 46
    Pienaar (Ajax) is penalised for a foul on Campbell (Arsenal).
    Eager to make amends for his late first-half miss, Pienaar fouls Campbell as they compete for a pass.
  • Start Time
    The second half begins.
  • End Time
    The referee blows for half-time.
  • 45+1
    Pienaar (Ajax) misses the target.
    A strong break by Boukhari hands a superb chance to the South African after a clever pass but he side-foots his effort well over the crossbar.
  • 44
    K. Touré (Arsenal) takes the corner.
  • 41
    Reyes (Arsenal) takes the corner.
  • 40
    Galásek (Ajax) is penalised for a foul on A. Cole (Arsenal).
  • 39
    Fàbregas (Arsenal) is penalised for a foul on Boukhari (Ajax).
  • 37
    K. Touré (Arsenal) is flagged for offside.
  • 37
    Lindenbergh (Ajax) is penalised for a foul on Hleb (Arsenal).
    The Belarussian creates another chance for Arsenal to increase the pressure on the home side.
  • 34
    Emanuelson (Ajax) is penalised for a foul on Hleb (Arsenal).
    Again the Arsenal midfield appear more incisive than their opponents, and a break from the Belarussian brings another foul.
  • 33
    Pienaar (Ajax) takes the corner.
  • 33
    Galásek (Ajax) has a shot blocked.
    A mazy run from Ryan Babel gives the Ajax captain a chance for a right-footed drive which is deflected out for a corner.
  • 32
    Boukhari (Ajax) is penalised for a foul on Campbell (Arsenal).
  • 29
    Flamini (Arsenal) is penalised for a foul on Galásek (Ajax).
  • 28
    Flamini (Arsenal) is penalised for a foul on Pienaar (Ajax).
  • 28
    Almunia (Arsenal) makes a save.
  • 28
    Boukhari (Ajax) has an effort on goal.
    A stinging effort from outside the penalty area nearly leads to an equaliser.
  • 25
    Pienaar (Ajax) is penalised for a foul on Reyes (Arsenal).
    Again Reyes is in the thick of the action and draws another foul from the Ajax defence who look unsettled by the Spaniard's pace.
  • 23
    Boukhari (Ajax) is penalised for a foul on Flamini (Arsenal).
  • 21
    Reyes (Arsenal) is penalised for a foul on Grygera (Ajax).
  • 21
    Flamini (Arsenal) fouls.
  • 21
    Pirès (Arsenal) strikes a free kick into the wall.
  • 20
    Lindenbergh (Ajax) is penalised for a foul on Reyes (Arsenal).
    After a foul throw by Nigel de Jong, superb work from Ashley Cole leads to a foul on Reyes.
  • Yellow Card
    20
    Grygera (Ajax) is shown a yellow card.
  • 18
    Reyes (Arsenal) takes the corner.
  • 18
    Babel (Ajax) fouls.
  • 17
    Boukhari (Ajax) gives away a free-kick for a challenge on Lauren (Arsenal).
  • 15
    Vermaelen (Ajax) misses the target.
    The Belgian defender heads goalwards but he cannot control his effort.
  • 14
    Boukhari (Ajax) delivers the corner.
    A sliding challenge by Sol Campbell denies Nourdin Boukhari in the first opening for the home team.
  • 13
    Babel (Ajax) misses the target.
    A powerful long-range shot from the 19-year-old travels just over the crossbar.
  • 10
    Pirès (Arsenal) gives away a free-kick for a challenge on N. de Jong (Ajax).
    A late challenge from the Frenchman gives Ajax a chance to create from a set-piece.
  • 8
    Reyes (Arsenal) misses the target.
    Another chance for the away side, but the Spanish striker pulls his low shot wide of the post.
  • 7
    Boukhari (Ajax) gives away a free-kick for a challenge on Flamini (Arsenal).
  • 6
    Charisteas (Ajax) is adjudged to be in an offside position.
  • 4
    Boukhari (Ajax) gives away a free-kick for a challenge on Fàbregas (Arsenal).
  • 4
    Boukhari (Ajax) misses the target.
    A speculative long-range half-volley flies over the crossbar.
  • Goal
    2
    Ljungberg (Arsenal) scores!
    After a superb intervention by in midfield by Matthieu Flamini, José Antonio Reyes feeds Fredrik Ljungberg who finishes smartly by lifting the ball over the goalkeeper to provide the perfect start for Arsenal.
  • 1
    Flamini (Arsenal) gives away a free-kick for a challenge on Charisteas (Ajax).
  • Start Time
    The match is under way.

Legend:

  • Goals
    Goals
  • Own goal
    Own goal
  • Converted penalty
    Converted penalty
  • Missed penalty
    Missed penalty
  • Red card
    Red card
  • Yellow card
    Yellow card
  • Second yellow card
    Second yellow card
  • Substitution
    Substitution
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