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  • Bolton 2-1 Arsenal: Van Persie great-strike, Cohen header, Szczesny penalty-saved

    Arsenal's 1-2 defeat when play away at Bolton Wanderers. These results make Arsenal increasingly left behind in the hunt for the title this season.

    The defeat at the Reebok Stadium on Sunday (24/04/2011) , to make Arsenal remain in the order of three of the standings. With four games remaining to the end of the season, they collected 64 points, nine points behind Manchester United and three points from Chelsea.

    Note in the standings was no doubt make a prediction emerges: It would be the end of the trip to Arsenal in the Premier League this season.

    The game

    Bolton's first lead in minute 38. Goal was created by preceded by a corner kick on the right side of the Arsenal defense. The ball bounced and was greeted with a header by Gary Cahill. The ball towards goal, but driven by Samir Nasri.

    However, the ball exiles Nasri leads right to Sturridge. This last name was immediately grabbed the ball with a header and the goal the Gunners were breaking.

    The first round was over by the host advantage. However, for the record, Arsenal are relatively more dominant over Bolton.

    In Soccernet stats quoted in the first half, Arsenal holding 64% control of the ball, while Bolton is only 36%.

    Another note, Arsenal off seven shots with three leads right into the goal. Bolton release the five, but the number of on target more than Arsenal, which is four.

    A few seconds the second half began, Bolton even get a penalty after Johan Djourou violate Sturrdige in the penalty box. Unfortunately for Bolton, Kevin Davies execute the kick badly fitting 12.

    Kick the medial and successfully blocked by Wojciech Szczesny. Afterwards, Arsenal even give penalty.

    Van Persie left leg kick from outside the penalty box, at minute 48, leading to a lower corner of Bolton goalkeeper. 'Warehouse Team Bullet' was equalized.

    At minute 66, Van Persie back to threaten. But his shot from the right side of Bolton's defense extends far side of the goal.

    Arsenal continued to put pressure. Three minutes later, turn Samir Nasri who get the chance to score. Unfortunately for Nasri, kick when it was faced with Jussi Jaaskelainen can still be ignored by the goalkeeper.

    Keep pressing, Arsenal ended up cheated in the last few minutes of the match. All started from kick Johan Elmander who ignored Szczesny in the penalty box.

    Bolton get a corner kick, and this is born from the corner kick their winning goal. The ball is released to the front of goal Arsenal and there stood Tamir Cohen. With perfect header hit the ball and Arsenal nets were breaking again.

    Final score 2-1 for the home side.

    Team Line-up:

    Bolton Wanderers: 22-Jussi Jaaskelainen; 12-Zat Knight, 5-Gary Cahill, 4-Paul Robinson, 2-Gretar Rafn Steinsson, 9-Johan Elmander, 6-Fabrice Muamba (16-Mark Davies 72), 7-Matthew Taylor, 27-Lee Chung-Yong, 15-Daniel Sturridge (21-Tamir Cohen 85), 14-Kevin Davies

    Arsenal: 53-Wojciech Szczesny; 6-Laurent Koscielny, 20-Johan Djourou, 22-Gael Clichy, 3-Bacary Sagna (29-Marouane Chamakh 65), 19-Jack Wilshere (16-Aaron Ramsey 84), 17-Alex Song, 8-Samir Nasri, 14-Theo Walcott (23-Andrey Arshavin 72), 10-Robin van Persie, 4-Cesc Fabregas


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