Match statistics

ArsenalOlympiacos

Goals scored3
 
1
on target6
 
8
off target3
 
5
Corners8
 
2
Offsides7
 
1
Fouls committed19
 
9
Yellow cards1
 
1
Red Cards0
 
0
Possession (%)60
 
40

Standings

Last updated: 16/10/2012 10:20 CET

Legend:

P: Played   
Pts: Points   
 

Minute By Minute

  • End Time
    The final whistle is blown.
    Second-half goals from Lukas Podolski and Aaron Ramsey sealed a second successive Group B win for Arsenal to take them top of the table. Olympiacos must now regroup after extending their run of defeats on English soil to 11.
  • Goal
    90+4
    Ramsey (Arsenal) scores!
    The Welsh midfielder latches on to Olivier Giroud's flick and delicately chips the ball over the advancing goalkeeper to seal Arsenal's victory.
  • 90+2
    Giroud (Arsenal) fouls.
  • 89
    Santi Cazorla (Arsenal) is adjudged to be in an offside position.
  • 89
    Ramsey (Arsenal) misses the target.
  • 89
    Santi Cazorla (Arsenal) delivers the corner.
  • 88
    Siovas (Olympiacos) makes a save.
  • 88
    Giroud (Arsenal) has an effort on goal.
  • 88
    Santi Cazorla (Arsenal) delivers the corner.
  • 86
    Jenkinson (Arsenal) gives away a free-kick for a challenge on Pantelić (Olympiacos).
  • 85
    Giroud (Arsenal) is adjudged to be in an offside position.
  • 84
    Santi Cazorla (Arsenal) gives away a free-kick for a challenge on Maniatis (Olympiacos).
  • 83
    Megyeri (Olympiacos) makes a save.
  • 83
    Giroud (Arsenal) has an effort on goal.
    Theo Walcott finds his fellow substitute in the area but his effort is straight at the goalkeeper.
  • 83
    Mannone (Arsenal) makes a save.
  • 83
    Abdoun (Olympiacos) has an effort on goal.
    A dangerous break from the visitors, but Djamel Abdoun opts to shoot from wide on the left when the team-mates in better positions hoping for a pass. The save is comfortable for the Arsenal goalkeeper.
  • 81
    Jenkinson (Arsenal) gives away a free-kick for a challenge on Abdoun (Olympiacos).
  • 81
    Giroud (Arsenal) is adjudged to be in an offside position.
  • Substitution
    81
    Pantelić (in) - Paulo Machado (out) (Olympiacos)
  • Substitution
    80
    Ramsey (in) - Podolski (out) (Arsenal)
  • Substitution
    80
    Giroud (in) - Gervinho (out) (Arsenal)
    The scorer and assist maker departs for Olivier Giroud who is seeking his first UEFA Champions League goal.
  • 78
    Santi Cazorla (Arsenal) delivers the corner.
  • 73
    Paulo Machado (Olympiacos) gives away a free-kick for a challenge on Santi Cazorla (Arsenal).
  • Substitution
    73
    Ibagaza (in) - Diakité (out) (Olympiacos)
  • 72
    Arteta (Arsenal) gives away a free-kick for a challenge on Maniatis (Olympiacos).
  • 71
    Paulo Machado (Olympiacos) misses the target.
    The Portuguese defender has not lost his confidence to shoot from distance but this effort is well wide.
  • Substitution
    71
    Walcott (in) - Oxlade-Chamberlain (out) (Arsenal)
    One England international departs for another in front of national team manager Roy Hodgson.
  • 70
    Mannone (Arsenal) makes a save.
  • 70
    David Fuster (Olympiacos) has an effort on goal.
  • 68
    Gervinho (Arsenal) is penalised for a foul on Manolas (Olympiacos).
  • Substitution
    67
    Abdoun (in) - Greco (out) (Olympiacos)
  • 67
    Arteta (Arsenal) is penalised for a foul on Paulo Machado (Olympiacos).
  • 66
    Paulo Machado (Olympiacos) has an effort on goal.
  • 66
    Arteta (Arsenal) makes a save.
  • 65
    Paulo Machado (Olympiacos) takes the corner.
  • 63
    Koscielny (Arsenal) misses the target.
    Mikel Arteta delivers a free-kick from the right and the French defender, unmarked five metres out, heads over. A good chance.
  • 63
    Arteta (Arsenal) takes the free-kick.
  • Yellow Card
    62
    Contreras (Olympiacos) is cautioned by the referee.
  • 62
    Contreras (Olympiacos) is penalised for a foul on Oxlade-Chamberlain (Arsenal).
  • 60
    Mitroglou (Olympiacos) misses the target.
  • 58
    Gervinho (Arsenal) is flagged for offside.
  • 58
    Podolski (Arsenal) is flagged for offside.
  • Goal
    56
    Podolski (Arsenal) scores!
    The German international receives Gervinho's cross four metres out. He finds space to turn and then shoots low left-footed underneath Balázs Megyeri.
  • 54
    Mitroglou (Olympiacos) misses the target.
  • 54
    Coquelin (Arsenal) is penalised for a foul on David Fuster (Olympiacos).
  • 53
    Coquelin (Arsenal) is penalised for a foul on Paulo Machado (Olympiacos).
  • 52
    Gervinho (Arsenal) is flagged for offside.
  • 50
    Santi Cazorla (Arsenal) misses the target.
  • 50
    Siovas (Olympiacos) is penalised for a foul on Santi Cazorla (Arsenal).
  • Start Time
    The second half begins.
    Arsenal begin the second period with the rain still pouring down in north London.
  • End Time
    The referee blows for half-time.
    A thrilling finish to the half with Kostas Mitroglou's brilliant header on the stroke of half-time levelling for the visitors after Gervinho's opener three minutes earlier.
  • Goal
    45+1
    Mitroglou (Olympiacos) scores!
    Leandro Greco whips in a cross from the left and the Greek striker rises and powers a header over Vito Mannone and into the top corner. A spectacular goal.
  • 44
    Mannone (Arsenal) makes a save.
  • 44
    Paulo Machado (Olympiacos) has an effort on goal.
  • 43
    Gervinho (Arsenal) is penalised for a foul on Contreras (Olympiacos).
  • Goal
    42
    Gervinho (Arsenal) scores!
    Lukas Podolski plays in Mikel Arteta whose flick finds Gervinho in space on the edge of the area. The Ivorian turns and fires a low shot into the bottom corner of the net.
  • 41
    Mitroglou (Olympiacos) is penalised for a foul on Koscielny (Arsenal).
  • 40
    Coquelin (Arsenal) is penalised for a foul on David Fuster (Olympiacos).
  • 40
    Mannone (Arsenal) makes a save.
  • 40
    Paulo Machado (Olympiacos) delivers the free-kick on target.
  • 39
    Vermaelen (Arsenal) is penalised for a foul on Paulo Machado (Olympiacos).
    The Portuguese defender is brought down 30 metres out and steps up to take the free-kick which he hits straight at Vito Mannone.
  • 35
    Paulo Machado (Olympiacos) misses the target.
    The best chance of the game so far. Giannis Maniatis broke down the right and delivered a perfect cross for the Portugal defender who lifted his shot on the half-volley over from four metres out.
  • 33
    Santi Cazorla (Arsenal) delivers the corner.
  • 31
    Arteta (Arsenal) gives away a free-kick for a challenge on Mitroglou (Olympiacos).
  • 31
    Siovas (Olympiacos) gives away a free-kick for a challenge on Santi Cazorla (Arsenal).
  • 31
    Holebas (Olympiacos) gives away a free-kick for a challenge on Coquelin (Arsenal).
  • 30
    Mannone (Arsenal) makes a save.
  • 30
    Mitroglou (Olympiacos) has an effort on goal.
    The Greek striker hits a powerful shot from the edge of the area which gathers pace on the wet surface and forces Vito Mannone into making a low, diving save to his right.
  • Yellow Card
    29
    Koscielny (Arsenal) is booked.
    The Frenchman loses possession and his footing as he makes contact with Paulo Machado.
  • 29
    Koscielny (Arsenal) fouls.
  • 25
    Podolski (Arsenal) gives away a free-kick for a challenge on David Fuster (Olympiacos).
  • 25
    Santi Cazorla (Arsenal) delivers the corner.
  • 23
    Greco (Olympiacos) is adjudged to be in an offside position.
  • 22
    Mannone (Arsenal) makes a save.
  • 22
    Mitroglou (Olympiacos) has an effort on goal.
    Paulo Machado delivers a looping cross from the right but the striker's header lacks power leaving Vito Mannone to make a comfortable save.
  • 20
    Holebas (Olympiacos) gives away a free-kick for a challenge on Santi Cazorla (Arsenal).
  • 13
    Podolski (Arsenal) gives away a free-kick for a challenge on Diakité (Olympiacos).
  • 13
    Santi Cazorla (Arsenal) delivers the corner.
  • 12
    Megyeri (Olympiacos) makes a save.
  • 12
    Santi Cazorla (Arsenal) delivers the free-kick on target.
    The Spanish midfielder fires in a powerful right shot direct from the free-kick which the Greek goalkeeper tips over the bar. Santi Cazorla is yet to score in the UEFA Champions League.
  • 11
    Maniatis (Olympiacos) gives away a free-kick for a challenge on Gibbs (Arsenal).
    The defender concedes a free-kick in a dangerous position on the left.
  • 10
    Oxlade-Chamberlain (Arsenal) delivers the corner.
  • 10
    Santi Cazorla (Arsenal) delivers the corner.
  • 6
    Podolski (Arsenal) gives away a free-kick for a challenge on Diakité (Olympiacos).
  • 6
    Paulo Machado (Olympiacos) misses the target.
    A speculative effort from 25 metres by the defender drifts harmlessly wide.
  • 6
    Holebas (Olympiacos) delivers the corner.
  • 4
    Oxlade-Chamberlain (Arsenal) fouls.
  • 4
    Gibbs (Arsenal) fouls.
  • 3
    David Fuster (Olympiacos) gives away a free-kick for a challenge on Vermaelen (Arsenal).
  • 1
    Gervinho (Arsenal) is adjudged to be in an offside position.
  • Start Time
    The match is under way.
    Olympiacos kick off in front of a large, but not capacity, crowd at the Emirates. The Greek side are seeking their first UEFA Champions League point in England.

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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