Match statistics

ArsenalBarcelona

Goals scored2
 
2
Attempts on target3
 
11
Attempts off target3
 
6
Corners0
4
Offsides2
 
4
Fouls committed18
 
11
Yellow cards5
 
1
Red cards0
1

Standings

 

Minute By Minute

  • End Time
    The final whistle is blown.
    Andrew Haslam, Arsenal Stadium: A pulsating finish to the match, Arsenal mounting a memorable comeback to keep alive their hopes for next week's trip to the Camp Nou - where Cesc Fàbregas, Carles Puyol and Gerard Piqué will all be banned.
  • 89
    Xavi Hernández (Barcelona) takes the free-kick.
  • 88
    Song (Arsenal) is penalised for a foul on Henry (Barcelona).
  • Substitution
    87
    Milito (in) - Messi (out) (Barcelona)
  • Goal
    85
    Fàbregas (Arsenal) scores from the penalty spot.
    Cesc Fàbregas steps up and drives his spot-kick down the centre of the goal to level the tie. The Arsenal captain won the penalty himself after illegally being denied a goalscoring opportunity by Carles Puyol who received a red card for his offence.
  • Red Card
    84
    Puyol (Barcelona) is dismissed.
    This mood of this tie has changed in dramatic fashion as Carles Puyol is sent off for a professional foul on Cesc Fàbregas who now has the chance to level matters from the penalty spot.
  • 84
    Fàbregas (Arsenal) was fouled in the penalty area by Puyol (Barcelona)
  • 82
    Maxwell (Barcelona) takes the free-kick.
  • 82
    Walcott (Arsenal) is penalised for a foul on Maxwell (Barcelona).
  • 81
    Fàbregas (Arsenal) takes the free-kick.
  • 81
    Busquets (Barcelona) is penalised for a foul on Diaby (Arsenal).
  • 80
    Daniel Alves (Barcelona) is penalised for a foul on Nasri (Arsenal).
  • 80
    Denilson (Arsenal) takes the free-kick.
  • 80
    Piqué (Barcelona) takes the free-kick.
  • Yellow Card
    79
    Diaby (Arsenal) is cautioned by the referee.
  • 79
    Diaby (Arsenal) is penalised for a foul on Keita (Barcelona).
  • Substitution
    77
    Henry (in) - Ibrahimović (out) (Barcelona)
  • 76
    Bendtner (Arsenal) fouls.
  • 76
    Almunia (Arsenal) makes a save.
  • 76
    Messi (Barcelona) has an effort on goal.
  • 75
    Puyol (Barcelona) takes the free-kick.
  • Yellow Card
    74
    Eboué (Arsenal) is cautioned by the referee.
  • 74
    Eboué (Arsenal) is penalised for a foul on Puyol (Barcelona).
  • 73
    Fàbregas (Arsenal) delivers the free-kick wide.
  • Yellow Card
    72
    Piqué (Barcelona) is booked.
  • 72
    Piqué (Barcelona) gives away a free-kick for a challenge on Fàbregas (Arsenal).
  • Goal
    69
    Walcott (Arsenal) scores!
    Theo Walcott's introduction has lifted Arsenal and the England winger duly gives the Gunners a lifeline in the tie. Nicklas Bendtner picks up possession and slips the ball inside Maxwell for Walcott who finishes low underneath Víctor Valdés.
  • 66
    Denilson (Arsenal) takes the free-kick.
  • 66
    Messi (Barcelona) gives away a free-kick for a challenge on Denilson (Arsenal).
  • Substitution
    66
    Walcott (in) - Sagna (out) (Arsenal)
  • 64
    Bendtner (Arsenal) takes the free-kick.
  • 64
    Diaby (Arsenal) gives away a free-kick for a challenge on Busquets (Barcelona).
  • 63
    Pedro Rodríguez (Barcelona) gives away a free-kick for a challenge on Eboué (Arsenal).
  • 63
    Eboué (Arsenal) takes the free-kick.
  • 61
    Keita (Barcelona) gives away a free-kick for a challenge on Denilson (Arsenal).
  • 61
    Denilson (Arsenal) takes the free-kick.
  • Goal
    59
    Ibrahimović (Barcelona) scores!
    Barcelona take full control of the tie as Zlatan Ibrahimović scores his second of the night. Xavi Hernández is the creator, dinking into the same right-hand channel from where Ibrahimović scored his first. The Sweden striker sets himself before driving beyond Manuel Almunia into the roof of the net.
  • 58
    Maxwell (Barcelona) takes the free-kick.
  • 58
    Sagna (Arsenal) gives away a free-kick for a challenge on Keita (Barcelona).
  • 54
    Xavi Hernández (Barcelona) misses the target.
  • 53
    Víctor Valdés (Barcelona) makes a save.
  • 53
    Bendtner (Arsenal) has an effort on goal.
  • 53
    Almunia (Arsenal) makes a save.
  • 53
    Busquets (Barcelona) has an effort on goal.
  • 53
    Messi (Barcelona) has a shot blocked.
  • 53
    Messi (Barcelona) takes the free-kick.
  • 52
    Song (Arsenal) gives away a free-kick for a challenge on Ibrahimović (Barcelona).
  • 52
    Pedro Rodríguez (Barcelona) misses the target.
  • 47
    Piqué (Barcelona) takes the free-kick.
  • 47
    Nasri (Arsenal) gives away a free-kick for a challenge on Daniel Alves (Barcelona).
  • Goal
    46
    Ibrahimović (Barcelona) scores!
    Barcelona hammered at Arsenal's door for the entire first half, but could not apply the finishing touch. It has taken just 24 seconds of the second period for them to breach the home team's back line, though, as Zlatan Ibrahimović picks up Gerard Piqué's long ball and lobs Manuel Almunia.
  • Start Time
    The second half begins.
  • End Time
    The referee blows for half-time.
  • 45+1
    Denilson (Arsenal) takes the free-kick.
  • 45+1
    Piqué (Barcelona) gives away a free-kick for a challenge on Bendtner (Arsenal).
  • 45
    Ibrahimović (Barcelona) delivers the free-kick wide.
  • Yellow Card
    44
    Fàbregas (Arsenal) is booked.
  • 44
    Fàbregas (Arsenal) gives away a free-kick for a challenge on Busquets (Barcelona).
  • Substitution
    44
    Denilson (in) - Gallas (out) (Arsenal)
  • 42
    Xavi Hernández (Barcelona) takes the free-kick.
  • Yellow Card
    40
    Song (Arsenal) is booked.
  • 40
    Song (Arsenal) gives away a free-kick for a challenge on Messi (Barcelona).
  • 40
    Eboué (Arsenal) takes the free-kick.
  • 40
    Almunia (Arsenal) takes the free-kick.
  • 40
    Ibrahimović (Barcelona) is adjudged to be in an offside position.
  • 39
    Fàbregas (Arsenal) takes the free-kick.
  • 39
    Daniel Alves (Barcelona) gives away a free-kick for a challenge on Clichy (Arsenal).
  • 38
    Víctor Valdés (Barcelona) takes the free-kick.
  • 37
    Bendtner (Arsenal) is adjudged to be in an offside position.
  • 37
    Almunia (Arsenal) makes a save.
  • 37
    Messi (Barcelona) delivers the free-kick on target.
  • 36
    Song (Arsenal) gives away a free-kick for a challenge on Xavi Hernández (Barcelona).
  • 35
    Diaby (Arsenal) misses the target.
  • 34
    Piqué (Barcelona) takes the free-kick.
  • 34
    Clichy (Arsenal) gives away a free-kick for a challenge on Daniel Alves (Barcelona).
  • 33
    Ibrahimović (Barcelona) misses the target.
  • 31
    Xavi Hernández (Barcelona) takes the free-kick.
  • 31
    Bendtner (Arsenal) is adjudged to be in an offside position.
  • 29
    Ibrahimović (Barcelona) is adjudged to be in an offside position.
  • 29
    Xavi Hernández (Barcelona) delivers the corner.
  • 29
    Messi (Barcelona) has a shot blocked.
  • Substitution
    27
    Eboué (in) - Arshavin (out) (Arsenal)
  • 24
    Busquets (Barcelona) takes the free-kick.
  • 24
    Ibrahimović (Barcelona) is adjudged to be in an offside position.
  • 23
    Nasri (Arsenal) misses the target.
  • 23
    Sagna (Arsenal) takes the free-kick.
  • 21
    Xavi Hernández (Barcelona) takes the free-kick.
  • Yellow Card
    21
    Arshavin (Arsenal) is booked.
  • 21
    Arshavin (Arsenal) gives away a free-kick for a challenge on Busquets (Barcelona).
  • 20
    Keita (Barcelona) fouls.
  • 18
    Almunia (Arsenal) makes a save.
  • 18
    Piqué (Barcelona) has an effort on goal.
  • 17
    Xavi Hernández (Barcelona) delivers the corner.
  • 17
    Pedro Rodríguez (Barcelona) has a shot blocked.
  • 17
    Xavi Hernández (Barcelona) takes the free-kick.
  • 16
    Vermaelen (Arsenal) gives away a free-kick for a challenge on Busquets (Barcelona).
  • 16
    Fàbregas (Arsenal) takes the free-kick.
  • 16
    Keita (Barcelona) gives away a free-kick for a challenge on Song (Arsenal).
  • 15
    Almunia (Arsenal) makes a save.
  • 15
    Messi (Barcelona) has an effort on goal.
  • 15
    Daniel Alves (Barcelona) has a shot blocked.
  • 15
    Almunia (Arsenal) makes a save.
  • 15
    Xavi Hernández (Barcelona) has an effort on goal.
  • 14
    Almunia (Arsenal) makes a save.
  • 14
    Ibrahimović (Barcelona) has an effort on goal.
  • 13
    Messi (Barcelona) misses the target.
  • 13
    Diaby (Arsenal) gives away a free-kick for a challenge on Busquets (Barcelona).
  • 11
    Keita (Barcelona) takes the free-kick.
  • 11
    Song (Arsenal) gives away a free-kick for a challenge on Keita (Barcelona).
  • 9
    Ibrahimović (Barcelona) misses the target.
  • 7
    Fàbregas (Arsenal) gives away a free-kick for a challenge on Daniel Alves (Barcelona).
  • 6
    Ibrahimović (Barcelona) is adjudged to be in an offside position.
  • 6
    Almunia (Arsenal) makes a save.
  • 6
    Messi (Barcelona) has an effort on goal.
  • 2
    Daniel Alves (Barcelona) has a shot blocked.
  • 2
    Messi (Barcelona) delivers the corner.
  • 2
    Almunia (Arsenal) makes a save.
  • 2
    Busquets (Barcelona) has an effort on goal.
  • 1
    Xavi Hernández (Barcelona) delivers the corner.
  • 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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