Text  Larger | Smaller | Default

NewsNow

Arsenal v West Ham Utd: half time report


Filed: Wednesday, 23rd January 2013
By: Staff Writer


The teams go in level at the half time break in tonight's big London derby after a goal apiece in the opening 45 minutes.

West Ham - who rested key players such as Matt Jarvis, Joe Cole and Mo Diame - opened the scoring through Jack Collison, who made his Irons debut on this ground on New Years Day 2008.

The Welsh international blasted United into the lead on 18 minutes when a corner was half-cleared to the midfielder, who lay in wait on the edge of the box before volleying it straight into the back of the net.

However West Ham's lead was to last for just four minutes when Lucas Podolski equalised with a thunderous drive from the edge of the box.

Having spent the majority of the opening 45 minutes in their own West Ham were limited to sporadic attacks but threatened to add a second goal on a number of occasions - Ricardo Vaz Te and Carlton Cole, who saw one effort bundled off the line by Aaron Ramsey going closest.

Jussi Jaaskelainen, who had very little to do overall was forced into one tremedous save in the final minute of the half when Cazorla's goal-bound free kick was tipped wide by the veteran stopper.

We'll have more for you at the final whistle.

West Ham Utd: Jaaskelainen, Demel, O'Brien, Reid, Tomkins, Noble, Taylor, Nolan, Collison, Vaz Te, C.Cole.

Subs: Henderson, Potts, Diarra, Diame, O'Neil, J.Cole, Jarvis.

Arsenal: Szczesney, Sagna, Gibbs, Mertesacker, Vermaelen, Wilshere, Ramsey, Cazorla, Walcott, Podolski, Giroud.

Subs: Mannone, Koscielny, Andre Santos, Oxlade-Chamberlain, Arshavin, Jenkinson, Frimpong.





Related News

   arrow   Lax OS security exposed - again [14th Nov 2017]
   arrow   Bilic, Moyes, Martinez & Fonte: Thursday's news [9th Nov 2017]
   arrow   The opposition view: David Moyes [7th Nov 2017]
   arrow   West Ham Utd 1-4 Liverpool [4th Nov 2017]
   arrow   In brief - Thursday's news round-up [2nd Nov 2017]
   arrow   Tufnell refutes 'fix' allegations [27th Oct 2017]
   arrow   EFL apologise for draw farce [27th Oct 2017]
   arrow   Quarter Final draw: West Ham to face Arsenal [26th Oct 2017]
   arrow   Christmas Eve games canned [19th Oct 2017]
   arrow   In brief - Thursday's news round-up [12th Oct 2017]



Your Comments


Please note that this section is for comments relating to the above news item only. Any off-topic or abusive posts will be removed. Posts including either links and/or foul language are automatically filtered and will not be published. To engage in further discussion on any of our news stories, visit the KUMB Forums.

Not a member of the KUMB Forums? You may register for free membership here.

comments powered by Disqus
 
News Image




On This Day ...

One Year Ago
Payet trumps Alli in head-to-head
Dele Alli and Dimitri Payet could come head-to-head this weekend as West Ha...more
Three Years Ago
In form, out of position
Stewart Downing finally got his first start for England after nearly two years in the international ...more
Five Years Ago
Allardyce on... Stoke City
A disappointed Sam Allardyce respects the point - even though he felt it should have been three. His...more