Atatürk Olimpiyat Stadium - Istanbul 19/08/2014 - 20:45CET (21:45 local time)

Play-offs, First leg

Beşiktaş - Arsenal
0-0
 

Beşiktaş - Arsenal 0-0 - 19/08/2014 - Match page - UEFA Champions League 2015

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Minute By Minute

  • End Time
    The final whistle is blown.
    Slaven Bilić was ordered to the stands right at the end of the match and will have mixed emotions at his team's performance. Arsenal fail to leave Istanbul with an away goal but Beşiktaş had two fantastic chances through Demba Ba, right at the beginning and end of the first half, which could have further enhanced their second-leg chances.
  • 90+2
    Koscielny (Arsenal) makes a save.
  • 90+2
    İsmail Köybaşı (Beşiktaş) has a shot blocked.
    It is end-to-end action here as Laurent Koscielny jumps with his arms behind him to block the effort from the edge of the area.
  • 90+1
    Ersan Gülüm (Beşiktaş) takes the free-kick.
  • 90+1
    Giroud (Arsenal) gives away a free-kick for a challenge on Franco (Beşiktaş).
  • Substitution
    90
    Rosický (in) - Santi Cazorla (out) (Arsenal)
  • 89
    Franco (Beşiktaş) makes a save.
  • 89
    Flamini (Arsenal) has a shot blocked.
  • 88
    Tolga Zengin (Beşiktaş) makes a save.
    The post and a brilliant finger-tip save from Tolga Zengin deny Arsenal as Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain cuts into the area and gets an effort away with his left foot from around ten yards which is saved onto the post, before hitting the back of the goalkeeper and being cleared by Ersan Gülüm.
  • 88
    Oxlade-Chamberlain (Arsenal) has an effort on goal.
  • Substitution
    88
    Cenk Tosun (in) - Mustafa Pektemek (out) (Beşiktaş)
  • 87
    Chambers (Arsenal) misses the target.
    The 19-year-old, playing in central defence tonight, and Olivier Giroud compete for the same ball, with both seemingly unmarked, and it flicks the head of Chambers and goes out as Mathieu Debuchy fails to keep it in.
  • 86
    Oxlade-Chamberlain (Arsenal) delivers the corner.
  • 84
    Oxlade-Chamberlain (Arsenal) delivers the corner.
    It is easily headed clear and the home side break straight down their right flank, but Nacho Monreal deals with the danger and clears.
  • 83
    Szczęsny (Arsenal) takes the free-kick.
  • 83
    Necip Uysal (Beşiktaş) gives away a free-kick for a challenge on Wilshere (Arsenal).
  • 81
    Franco (Beşiktaş) takes the free-kick.
  • Substitution
    81
    Kerim Koyunlu (in) - Oğuzhan Özyakup (out) (Beşiktaş)
    Slaven Bilić is prowling the technical area and makes another change straight after Aaron Ramsey's exit.
  • Red Card
    80
    Ramsey (Arsenal) is shown a second yellow card and is dismissed.
    The Welsh midfielder will now miss the second leg of this tie after receiving a second booking for a tug on the shirt of Oğuzhan Özyakup. It is the first sending off of his career.
  • 80
    Ramsey (Arsenal) gives away a free-kick for a challenge on Oğuzhan Özyakup (Beşiktaş).
  • 80
    Tolga Zengin (Beşiktaş) makes a save.
    The Spaniard's 25-yard effort bounces awkwardly in front of the goalkeeper who is relieved to gather at the second attempt.
  • 80
    Santi Cazorla (Arsenal) delivers the free-kick on target.
  • 79
    İsmail Köybaşı (Beşiktaş) gives away a free-kick for a challenge on Monreal (Arsenal).
    Nacho Monreal is fouled.
  • 78
    Ersan Gülüm (Beşiktaş) makes a save.
  • 78
    Oxlade-Chamberlain (Arsenal) has a shot blocked.
    The substitute lets fly from 25 yards out but the shot is blocked.
  • 77
    Chambers (Arsenal) takes the free-kick.
  • Yellow Card
    77
    Oğuzhan Özyakup (Beşiktaş) is booked.
    The 21-year-old gets a yellow card for giving his views to the referee.
  • 77
    Necip Uysal (Beşiktaş) gives away a free-kick for a challenge on Chambers (Arsenal).
  • 77
    Szczęsny (Arsenal) takes the free-kick.
  • 76
    Gökhan Töre (Beşiktaş) gives away a free-kick for a challenge on Debuchy (Arsenal).
  • 74
    Flamini (Arsenal) takes the free-kick.
  • 73
    Oğuzhan Özyakup (Beşiktaş) gives away a free-kick for a challenge on Wilshere (Arsenal).
  • 73
    Tolga Zengin (Beşiktaş) takes the free-kick.
  • Substitution
    73
    Gökhan Töre (in) - Olcay Şahan (out) (Beşiktaş)
    The 22-year-old midfielder replaces the forward as Slaven Bilić looks to try and reassert some dominance in midfield.
  • Substitution
    73
    Oxlade-Chamberlain (in) - Alexis Sánchez (out) (Arsenal)
    Injury may have curtailed his World Cup involvement with England but the 21-year-old is back in both domestic and UEFA Champions League action now, at the expense of the Chilean who exits after fading during this second half.
  • 72
    Ramsey (Arsenal) gives away a free-kick for a challenge on Ramon Motta (Beşiktaş).
  • 70
    İsmail Köybaşı (Beşiktaş) misses the target.
    The right-back flashes an effort towards goal from outside the penalty area but the Polish goalkeeper watches it fly just wide.
  • 70
    Oğuzhan Özyakup (Beşiktaş) delivers the corner.
    It is a deep corner that Wojciech Szczęsny is forced to punch clear.
  • 69
    Franco (Beşiktaş) takes the free-kick.
  • 68
    Monreal (Arsenal) gives away a free-kick for a challenge on Mustafa Pektemek (Beşiktaş).
  • Yellow Card
    66
    Monreal (Arsenal) is cautioned by the referee.
  • 66
    Monreal (Arsenal) is penalised for a foul on Mustafa Pektemek (Beşiktaş).
  • 64
    Chambers (Arsenal) takes the free-kick.
  • 64
    Veli Kavlak (Beşiktaş) is penalised for a foul on Ramsey (Arsenal).
  • 63
    Franco (Beşiktaş) takes the free-kick.
  • 63
    Giroud (Arsenal) is penalised for a foul on Veli Kavlak (Beşiktaş).
  • 63
    Oğuzhan Özyakup (Beşiktaş) takes the free-kick.
  • 63
    Debuchy (Arsenal) is penalised for a foul on Mustafa Pektemek (Beşiktaş).
  • 62
    Tolga Zengin (Beşiktaş) takes the free-kick.
  • 62
    Giroud (Arsenal) is flagged for offside.
  • 61
    Flamini (Arsenal) makes a save.
  • 61
    Olcay Şahan (Beşiktaş) has a shot blocked.
  • 61
    Ramsey (Arsenal) makes a save.
  • 61
    İsmail Köybaşı (Beşiktaş) has a shot blocked.
  • 61
    Chambers (Arsenal) makes a save.
  • 61
    Ramon Motta (Beşiktaş) has a shot blocked.
  • 60
    Szczęsny (Arsenal) makes a save.
  • 60
    İsmail Köybaşı (Beşiktaş) has an effort on goal.
  • 59
    Mustafa Pektemek (Beşiktaş) takes the free-kick.
  • 59
    Ramsey (Arsenal) fouls.
  • 56
    Franco (Beşiktaş) takes the free-kick.
  • Yellow Card
    55
    Flamini (Arsenal) is shown a yellow card.
    The Frenchman joins Ramsey in the referee's notebook after a tackle in midfield.
  • 55
    Flamini (Arsenal) is penalised for a foul on Necip Uysal (Beşiktaş).
  • 55
    Mustafa Pektemek (Beşiktaş) takes the free-kick.
  • Yellow Card
    54
    Ramsey (Arsenal) is shown a yellow card.
    The Welshman is cautioned for a tug on the shirt of a Beşiktaş player.
  • 54
    Ramsey (Arsenal) is penalised for a foul on Necip Uysal (Beşiktaş).
  • 54
    Debuchy (Arsenal) takes the free-kick.
  • Yellow Card
    53
    Ramon Motta (Beşiktaş) is shown a yellow card.
  • 53
    Ramon Motta (Beşiktaş) is penalised for a foul on Alexis Sánchez (Arsenal).
  • 51
    Koscielny (Arsenal) makes a save.
  • 51
    Ba (Beşiktaş) has a shot blocked.
  • Substitution
    50
    Flamini (in) - Arteta (out) (Arsenal)
    Arsène Wenger is possibly looking to provide his back four with a touch more protection as the Spaniard makes way for the French midfielder.
  • 48
    Olcay Şahan (Beşiktaş) misses the target.
  • Start Time
    The second half begins.
  • End Time
    The referee blows for half-time.
    Arsène Wenger will undoubtedly be the happier of the two managers at half-time with the hosts twice going close through Demba Ba - right at the beginning and end of the 45 minutes. Alexis Sánchez looked Arsenal's most threatening player as he created their best chance for Olivier Giroud, who could not quite get his effort away with the required power.
  • 45
    Mustafa Pektemek (Beşiktaş) is penalised for a foul on Ramsey (Arsenal).
  • 45
    Koscielny (Arsenal) takes the free-kick.
  • 45
    Mustafa Pektemek (Beşiktaş) is penalised for a foul on Wilshere (Arsenal).
  • 44
    Ba (Beşiktaş) misses the target.
    A slip from Calum Chambers allows Demba Ba to go through one-on-one with Wojciech Szczęsny but the striker misses to the left of goal as he tries to disguise his effort from just inside the area.
  • 43
    Monreal (Arsenal) takes the free-kick.
  • 43
    Franco (Beşiktaş) is penalised for a foul on Giroud (Arsenal).
  • 41
    Szczęsny (Arsenal) makes a save.
    It is a comfortable save from a tame effort from distance but moments earlier Calum Chambers had to produce an excellent header to clear Ramon Motta's cross.,with the Beşiktaş left-back looking for Demba Ba.
  • 41
    İsmail Köybaşı (Beşiktaş) has an effort on goal.
  • 39
    Veli Kavlak (Beşiktaş) misses the target.
  • 38
    Tolga Zengin (Beşiktaş) makes a save.
    The Arsenal midfielder was given time to break forward there and shaped onto his stronger left foot, forcing a good save from the edge of the area.
  • 38
    Wilshere (Arsenal) has an effort on goal.
  • 32
    Szczęsny (Arsenal) makes a save.
    Mustafa Pektemek is looking like the key man for the home side now. He finds space to lay the ball back to Kavlak who strikes it sweetly but Szczęsny catches without having to move.
  • 32
    Veli Kavlak (Beşiktaş) has an effort on goal.
  • 31
    Oğuzhan Özyakup (Beşiktaş) takes the free-kick.
  • 30
    Chambers (Arsenal) is penalised for a foul on Ba (Beşiktaş).
  • 26
    Alexis Sánchez (Arsenal) takes the corner.
    Olivier Giroud finds space on Arsenal's left and tries to find Alexis Sánchez at the back post but Ersan Gülüm clears behind the goal. Another Arsenal corner is then easily repelled, curling away from goal.
  • 24
    Oğuzhan Özyakup (Beşiktaş) delivers the corner.
    Some fairly sustained pressure for the home side down there right flank as Oğuzhan Özyakup and then İsmail Köybaşı deliver three crosses within moments but Laurent Koscielny and the rest of the Gunners' defence clear.
  • 22
    Alexis Sánchez (Arsenal) delivers the corner.
    Pedro Franco did well twice there to spot and clear the danger as Aaron Ramsey burst from midfield and found Olivier Giroud. However it still results in consecutive corners but both are easily cleared.
  • 22
    Alexis Sánchez (Arsenal) delivers the corner.
  • 20
    Franco (Beşiktaş) takes the free-kick.
  • 20
    Arteta (Arsenal) gives away a free-kick for a challenge on Veli Kavlak (Beşiktaş).
  • 17
    Ersan Gülüm (Beşiktaş) takes the free-kick.
  • 17
    Chambers (Arsenal) gives away a free-kick for a challenge on Ba (Beşiktaş).
  • 16
    Giroud (Arsenal) misses the target.
  • 16
    Alexis Sánchez (Arsenal) delivers the corner.
    The corner is curling away and the resulting effort headed comfortably over the bar from close to the penalty spot.
  • 13
    Santi Cazorla (Arsenal) misses the target.
    Alexis Sánchez creates another chance, this time for the Spanish creative midfielder, who bursts onto a pass and fires just wide of the left post from around 15 yards.
  • 12
    Chambers (Arsenal) takes the free-kick.
  • 11
    Veli Kavlak (Beşiktaş) gives away a free-kick for a challenge on Alexis Sánchez (Arsenal).
  • 10
    Franco (Beşiktaş) makes a save.
    Fine work by Alexis Sánchez as he cuts in from Arsenal's right wing and finds Olivier Giroud with his pass, but the Frenchman is being tightly marked and cannot get a strong enough effort away as the home side clear the danger.
  • 10
    Giroud (Arsenal) has a shot blocked.
  • 9
    Szczęsny (Arsenal) makes a save.
    Having been troubled by the striker straight from kick-off, the goalkeeper is again called into action as the Sengalese is found by a long cross-field ball and cannot quite get enough power behind his volley to trouble Szczęsny.
  • 9
    Ba (Beşiktaş) has an effort on goal.
  • 8
    Szczęsny (Arsenal) takes the free-kick.
  • 7
    Necip Uysal (Beşiktaş) gives away a free-kick for a challenge on Debuchy (Arsenal).
  • 2
    Santi Cazorla (Arsenal) takes the free-kick.
  • 2
    Oğuzhan Özyakup (Beşiktaş) gives away a free-kick for a challenge on Santi Cazorla (Arsenal).
  • 2
    Ramsey (Arsenal) takes the free-kick.
  • 2
    Veli Kavlak (Beşiktaş) gives away a free-kick for a challenge on Debuchy (Arsenal).
  • 1
    Szczęsny (Arsenal) makes a save.
    Almost an incredible start for the home side as, straight from kick-off, the Senegalese striker smashes the ball towards the top corner and the Polish goalkeeper is forced into an athletic stop as he pushes the ball onto the crossbar.
  • 1
    Ba (Beşiktaş) has an effort on goal.
  • Start Time
    The match is under way.
    Arsenal are looking to ensure this result goes a long way towards meaning they feature in the group stages for the 17th successive year with former Chelsea striker Demba Ba and his Beşiktaş team hoping to upset the odds.

Legend:

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

Match statistics

Beşiktaş
Arsenal

0

Goals scored

0

54

Possession (%)

46

14

Total attempts

9

5

on target

3

4

off target

3

5

blocked

3

0

against woodwork

0

2

Corners

6

0

Offsides

1

2

Yellow cards

4

0

Red Cards

1

14

Fouls committed

13

12

Fouls suffered

14

451

Passes

438

358

completed

337

Standings

 
 
  
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