Match statistics

SchalkeArsenal

Goals scored2
 
2
on target11
 
7
off target9
 
1
Corners10
 
3
Offsides2
 
5
Fouls committed14
 
6
Yellow cards3
 
2
Red Cards0
 
0
Possession (%)57
 
43

Standings

Last updated: 26/12/2012 17:13 CET

Legend:

P: Played   
Pts: Points   
 

Minute By Minute

  • End Time
    The final whistle is blown.
    Arsenal took a two-goal lead through Theo Walcott and Olivier Giroud within 26 minutes, Klass-Jan Huntelaar hit back just before half time and Jefferson Farfán squared it up and from there Schalke looked happy to take the point.
  • 90+4
    Walcott (Arsenal) has an effort on goal.
  • 90+4
    Unnerstall (Schalke) makes a save.
    Theo Walcott has a fabulous chance to win it but cannot get enough on his shot one-on-one but under pressure and the keeper saves with his legs.
  • Substitution
    90+3
    Barnetta (in) - Holtby (out) (Schalke)
    The young German gets a rousing reception as he heads off after a fine game.
  • Substitution
    90+1
    Coquelin (in) - Santi Cazorla (out) (Arsenal)
  • Substitution
    90+1
    André Santos (in) - Podolski (out) (Arsenal)
  • 86
    Jones (Schalke) misses the target.
    The midfielder is forced to take the shot quickly and he lacks accuracy as it balloons high and wide.
  • 84
    Huntelaar (Schalke) is adjudged to be in an offside position.
  • 83
    Jones (Schalke) gives away a free-kick for a challenge on Arteta (Arsenal).
  • 81
    Mannone (Arsenal) makes a save.
    The Italian has looked assured all evening and smothers a soft shot from Jermaine Jones.
  • 81
    Jones (Schalke) has an effort on goal.
  • 80
    Vermaelen (Arsenal) gives away a free-kick for a challenge on Farfán (Schalke).
  • 78
    Wilshere (Arsenal) gives away a free-kick for a challenge on Jones (Schalke).
  • 78
    Huntelaar (Schalke) is penalised for a foul on Mertesacker (Arsenal).
  • Yellow Card
    77
    Jones (Schalke) is shown a yellow card.
  • 77
    Jones (Schalke) is penalised for a foul on Vermaelen (Arsenal).
  • 74
    Walcott (Arsenal) is flagged for offside.
  • 72
    Santi Cazorla (Arsenal) has an effort on goal.
  • 71
    Santi Cazorla (Arsenal) takes the corner.
    After spending most of the half defending, Arsenal make a foray into the opposition half but after some good build-up play the Spaniard curls it high over the bar from distance.
  • 70
    Jones (Schalke) is penalised for a foul on Wilshere (Arsenal).
  • Goal
    67
    Farfán (Schalke) scores!
    It is all square as the Peruvian meets a miscued header from Lewis Holtby in plenty of space and he smashes home from five metres as Thomas Vermaelen deflects it with his foot.
  • Substitution
    66
    K. Papadopoulos (in) - Höger (out) (Schalke)
  • 66
    Giroud (Arsenal) is flagged for offside.
  • 65
    Mannone (Arsenal) makes a save.
    No messing around from the keeper this time as he clings on to a effort from distance from Ibrahim Afellay.
  • 65
    Afellay (Schalke) has an effort on goal.
  • 64
    Mannone (Arsenal) makes a save.
    Lewis Holtby has a shot from outside the area and the keeper fists it away as Klaas-Jan Huntelaar cannot quite reach the follow up.
  • 64
    Holtby (Schalke) has an effort on goal.
  • Yellow Card
    62
    Podolski (Arsenal) is shown a yellow card.
  • 60
    Neustädter (Schalke) misses the target.
    The 24-year-old gets a good connection on the ball from a corner but it goes past the post and Bacary Sagna shepherds it out.
  • 60
    Farfán (Schalke) takes the corner.
  • 60
    Höger (Schalke) misses the target.
    A combination of Mikel Arteta and the woodwork stops the 23-year-old from squaring things up as he shoots from a tight angle.
  • 60
    Fuchs (Schalke) takes the corner.
  • 58
    Podolski (Arsenal) is penalised for a foul on Höger (Schalke).
  • 57
    Walcott (Arsenal) is flagged for offside.
  • 56
    Jones (Schalke) fouls.
  • 55
    Neustädter (Schalke) is penalised for a foul on Walcott (Arsenal).
  • 55
    Mertesacker (Arsenal) makes a save.
  • 55
    Höwedes (Schalke) has an effort on goal.
    It is bedlam in the Arsenal box as the defender tries to poke home in a crowd of people but the English side somehow scramble the ball away to safety.
  • 54
    Farfán (Schalke) takes the corner.
  • 54
    Santi Cazorla (Arsenal) makes a save.
  • 54
    Jones (Schalke) has an effort on goal.
  • 54
    Fuchs (Schalke) takes the corner.
  • 53
    Farfán (Schalke) is penalised for a foul on Santi Cazorla (Arsenal).
  • 52
    Afellay (Schalke) is penalised for a foul on Sagna (Arsenal).
  • 51
    Farfán (Schalke) takes the corner.
  • 51
    Mannone (Arsenal) makes a save.
    Unbelievable movement from Klaas-Jan Huntelaar as he fashions a one-on-one chance and despite usually being dead-eye from that situation the keeper manages to block the shot.
  • 51
    Huntelaar (Schalke) has an effort on goal.
  • 47
    Giroud (Arsenal) misses the target.
    The Frenchman hits his shot into the floor and it goes over the bar.
  • Start Time
    The second half begins.
    Schalke will qualify if they can turn this one around and Arsenal need the win to hold Olympiacos at bay. A vital half of UEFA Champions League football.
  • End Time
    The referee blows for half-time.
    After weathering an early storm Arsenal took the lead through Theo Walcott. Olivier Giroud made it two with his first UEFA Champions League goal, leaving a frustrated Schalke chasing the game before Klaas-Jan Huntelaar gave them a lifeline just before the break.
  • Goal
    45+2
    Huntelaar (Schalke) scores!
    A big moment in the match as the Dutchman makes it four matchdays in a row he has scored. An excellent touch from Lewis Holtby puts the striker in space and he lashes a low shot from just inside the area past Vito Mannone.
  • 45+1
    Walcott (Arsenal) gives away a free-kick for a challenge on Afellay (Schalke).
  • 43
    Höger (Schalke) gives away a free-kick for a challenge on Podolski (Arsenal).
  • 41
    Giroud (Arsenal) has an effort on goal.
  • 41
    Unnerstall (Schalke) makes a save.
    Olivier Giroud rises highest and meets a wonderful ball from Santi Cazorla but he can only direct it into the keeper's grateful hands.
  • 41
    Santi Cazorla (Arsenal) takes the free-kick.
  • Yellow Card
    41
    Fuchs (Schalke) is booked.
  • 41
    Fuchs (Schalke) gives away a free-kick for a challenge on Walcott (Arsenal).
    Christian Fuchs goes into the referee's book after a hefty challenge on Theo Walcott.
  • 40
    Farfán (Schalke) misses the target.
    The Peruvian twists and turns Thomas Vermaelen and works his way into the box but his strike goes wide of the target.
  • 39
    Fuchs (Schalke) gives away a free-kick for a challenge on Wilshere (Arsenal).
  • 38
    Wilshere (Arsenal) makes a save.
  • 38
    Jones (Schalke) has an effort on goal.
  • 36
    Koscielny (Arsenal) makes a save.
  • 36
    Farfán (Schalke) has an effort on goal.
  • 31
    Fuchs (Schalke) delivers the corner.
  • 29
    Afellay (Schalke) misses the target.
  • 29
    Giroud (Arsenal) is adjudged to be in an offside position.
  • 28
    Matip (Schalke) misses the target.
  • 28
    Holtby (Schalke) delivers the corner.
  • Goal
    26
    Giroud (Arsenal) scores!
    The Frenchman does not miss this time. Great work from Lukas Podolski who whips in a fine ball from the left which the striker dives to get his head to and powers past Lars Unnerstall.
  • Substitution
    25
    Höger (in) - Uchida (out) (Schalke)
  • Yellow Card
    25
    Matip (Schalke) is booked.
  • 25
    Matip (Schalke) gives away a free-kick for a challenge on Santi Cazorla (Arsenal).
  • 23
    Fuchs (Schalke) misses the target.
    An ambitious effort. The Austrian lets fly from 30 metres but it goes high and wide.
  • 23
    Farfán (Schalke) delivers the corner.
  • Yellow Card
    21
    Santi Cazorla (Arsenal) is booked.
  • 21
    Santi Cazorla (Arsenal) fouls.
  • 20
    Walcott (Arsenal) gives away a free-kick for a challenge on Afellay (Schalke).
  • 19
    Giroud (Arsenal) is adjudged to be in an offside position.
  • Goal
    18
    Walcott (Arsenal) scores!
    It had to be the England man! Olivier Giroud gets one-on-one but a tackle forces the ball to bobble to the winger who keeps control under pressure and taps the ball into the open net.
  • 18
    Walcott (Arsenal) has an effort on goal.
  • 18
    Unnerstall (Schalke) makes a save.
  • 18
    Unnerstall (Schalke) makes a save.
  • 18
    Giroud (Arsenal) has an effort on goal.
  • 17
    Santi Cazorla (Arsenal) takes the corner.
  • 16
    Santi Cazorla (Arsenal) takes the corner.
  • 12
    Höwedes (Schalke) misses the target.
    A very good header as he ran away from goal from the defender and it flies just over the bar.
  • 12
    Farfán (Schalke) takes the corner.
  • 9
    Mannone (Arsenal) makes a save.
    Ibrahim Afellay turns on the afterburners to burst up the pitch and unleashes a low shot which the keeper does well to get a low palm to.
  • 9
    Afellay (Schalke) has an effort on goal.
  • 8
    Fuchs (Schalke) is penalised for a foul on Wilshere (Arsenal).
  • 8
    Fuchs (Schalke) is penalised for a foul on Walcott (Arsenal).
  • 6
    Fuchs (Schalke) takes the corner.
  • 5
    Fuchs (Schalke) misses the target.
    The left-back gets a shot away just outside the area but it deflects out for a corner.
  • 4
    Jones (Schalke) is flagged for offside.
  • Start Time
    The match is under way.
    Arsenal line up in their yellow kit while Schalke are in their usual blue and white.

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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