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  • Birmingham City 0-3 Arsenal: Nasri great-strike, Fabianski superb-save

    Arsenal managed to bring home three points from a trip to Birmingham headquarters. Arsene Wenger's men won a steady 3-0.

    Matches Arsenal held at St.Andrews cons Birmingham on Saturday (01/1/2011) . The visitors opened the scoring through Robin van Persie in the 12th minute. In the second half of North London team added two more goals, each through Samir Nasri and Roger Johnson own goal.

    An additional three points does not change the position of Arsenal remain third on the standings with 39 points. Team 'Warehouse Bullets' two points behind Manchester United and Manchester City who are in position 1-2. Meanwhile, Birmingham have not moved from the red zone with 19 points.

    The game

    The first ripe opportunities in this game comes in the tenth minute. Kans belong to Arsenal. Robin van Persie free kick can still be caught goalkeeper Ben Foster.

    Arsenal opened the scoring in the 12th minute through a free-kick Robin van Persie. Free kick Dutchman had a chance to hit the ball posse of Birmingham and break down the wicket Foster.

    Lukasz Fabianski great intervention at the 17th minute to thwart Sebastian Larsson free kick.

    Entering minute 33, a Birmingham attack caused a scrimmage at Arsenal penalty box. The ball was visible on the hands of Robin van Persie. Birmingham manager Alex McLeish looks to protest requesting a penalty, but the referee ignored him.

    Van Persie back has a chance to add to his coffers goal in the 35th minute. Complete cooperation Fabregas and Samir Nasri, Van Persie fired a shot that can still be stopped Ben Foster.

    A minute later, Birmingham's turn threatening. Cameron Jerome headed kick was met Roger Johnson. But the effort the players numbered 5 was still soaring.

    Seven-minute second-half run, Arsenal threat. Bait Theo Walcott from the right side received Samir Nasri. French player was handed the ball to Jack Wilshere. Last name is still rising off the execution.

    Goal! Arsenal added advantage in the 58th minute goal by Samir Nasri. After exchanging feedback with Fabregas, Nasri dribbled into the penalty box.

    Though overshadowed by Roger Johnson, the French player who opened fire nesting success in goal Ben Foster. It is the goal of the 13 who booked Nasri this season.

    Score changed to 3-0 in the 65th minute. This time an additional goal for Arsenal was born through Roger Johnson own goal. Fabregas kicks the ball was pushed over Ben Foster. Try driven the ball bounce instead of the Dann Scott Johnson and into the net himself.

    Arshavin! Ten minutes into the dispersal, the Russian player kicking this can still be pushed over by Ben Foster.

    Opportunity last cooked in this action is present in the injury time. Header striker Nicola Zigic host still hit the crossbar Arsenal.

    Team Line-up:

    Birmingham City: Foster; Dann, Johnson, Ridgewell, Carr, Bowyer (Zigic 69 '), Gardner, Ferguson, Beausejour (Hleb 59'), Larsson, Jerome (Phillips 80 ')

    Arsenal: Fabianski; Koscielny, Djourou, Clichy, Sagna, Wilshere (Denilson 79), Song, Nasri, Fabregas, Walcott (Arshavin 79), Van Persie


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