Match detailsEdit

Sat 20 Apr 2013
Fulham Fulham (0) 0-1 (1) Arsenal Arsenal Craven Cottage, Fulham, London
Attendance: 25,700
Referee: Flag of England Andre Marriner
Sidwell Red card 12' Report Mertesacker Soccerball 43'
Giroud Red card 90'
Fulham 2012-13


Flag of England FULHAM (4-2-3-1):
GK 1 Flag of Australia Mark Schwarzer
DR 25 Flag of Bulgaria Stanislav Manolev
DC 4Flag of Switzerland Philippe Senderos
DC 5 Flag of Norway Brede Hangeland Captain Symbol
DL 15 Flag of England Kieran Richardson
DM 7 Flag of England Steve Sidwell Red card 12'
DM 33Flag of Cameroon Eyong Enoh
AMR 28 Flag of the Netherlands Urby Emanuelson Sub off 87'
AMC 11Flag of Costa Rica Bryan Ruiz
AML 31Flag of Sweden Alex Kačaniklić Sub off 85'
ST 9Flag of Bulgaria Dimitar Berbatov
GK 38Flag of the Philippines Neil Etheridge
MF 3 Flag of Norway John Arne Riise
DF 18 Flag of Northern Ireland Aaron Hughes
MF 14 Flag of Greece Giorgos Karagounis
MF 21 Flag of Turkey Kerim Frei Sub on 87'
FW 10 Flag of Croatia Mladen Petrić Sub on 85'
FW 20Flag of Colombia Hugo Rodallega
Flag of the Netherlands Martin Jol
Arsenal home (2012-13)


Flag of England ARSENAL (4-2-3-1):
GK 1 Flag of Poland Wojciech Szczęsny
DR 3Flag of France Bacary Sagna
DC 4 Flag of Germany Per Mertesacker
DC 6Flag of France Laurent Koscielny
DL 17 Flag of Spain Nacho Monreal
DM 8 Flag of Spain Mikel Arteta Captain Symbol Yellow card 52'
DM 16Flag of Wales Aaron Ramsey Yellow card 76'
AMR 14 Flag of England Theo Walcott Sub off 71'
AMC 7 Flag of the Czech Republic Tomáš Rosický Sub off 71'
AML 19 Flag of England Santi Cazorla Sub off 90+3'
ST 12Flag of France Olivier Giroud Red card 90'
GK 24 Flag of Italy Vito Mannone
DF 5Flag of Belgium Thomas Vermaelen Sub on 90+3'
DF 28 Flag of England Kieran Gibbs
MF 10Flag of England Jack Wilshere Sub on 71'
MF 15 Flag of England Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain
FW 9 Flag of Germany Lukas Podolski Sub on 71'
FW 27 Flag of Cote d'Ivoire Gervinho
Flag of France Arsène Wenger

Man of the Match:
Flag of Spain Mikel Arteta (Arsenal)
Assistant referees:
Flag of England Mark Scholes
Flag of England Sian Massey
Fourth official:
Flag of England Jon Moss


  • Steve Sidwell gets red carded after only 13 minutes after his return from a three-match ban after a straight red in his previous game against Q.P.R.
  • Alex Kačaniklić plays his first match since being recalled from his loan at Burnley


Fulham 0-1 Arsenal (Lineups)
Possession 29% 71%
Shots on target 3 3
Shots off target 2 4
Shots blocked 2 4
Corner kicks 7 3
Fouls committed 12 9
Offsides 8 3
Yellow cards 0 2
Red cards 1 1
Total passes 285 768
Passing success 77% 90%
Tackles 17 14
Tackles success 94% 86%
Total crosses 21 21
Crosses success 14% 10%
Interceptions 35 17


2012-13 season
HB Køge (n)Lokomotive Leipzig (a)Kaiserslautern (n)
Wycombe (a)Nice (a)MK Dons (a)Charlton (h)
Premier League:
Norwich (h)Man Utd (a)West Ham (a)West Brom (h)Wigan (a)Man City (h)Southampton (a)
Aston Villa (h)Reading (a)Everton (h)Arsenal (a)Sunderland (h)Stoke (a)Chelsea (a)Tottenham (h)
Newcastle (h)QPR (a)Liverpool (a)Southampton (h)Swansea (h)West Brom (a)Wigan (h)Man City (a)
West Ham (h)Man Utd (h)Norwich (a)Stoke (h)Sunderland (a)Tottenham (a)QPR (h)Newcastle (a)
Aston Villa (a)Chelsea (h)Arsenal (h)Everton (a)Reading (h)Liverpool (h)Swansea (a)
FA Cup:
3rd round: Blackpool (h)Replay: Blackpool (a) | 4th round: Man Utd (a)
League Cup:
2nd round: Sheff Wed (a)