Arsenal 1-0 Everton: Van Persie superb-volley
Arsenal achieve positive results on their anniversary to-125. The Gunners beat Everton 1-0 thanks to goals from Robin van Persie.
Before the match at the Emirates Stadium on Saturday (10.12.2011), begins, there are ceremonies to commemorate the anniversary of Arsenal. Supporters of the home team to form the number "125" on one side of the stands.
Meanwhile, the players of both teams coming into the field get a guard of honor of the legends The Gunner. Logged Ian Wright, Thierry Henry and Robert Pires are present.
Arsenal's only goal in the second half created. Van Persie scored his 15th this season while giving the victory for his team.
An additional three points lift Arsenal into fourth place in the Premier League standings with 29 points from 15 matches. Everton is ranked 12th with 16 points.
Arsenal have a good chance in the 16th minute. Theo Walcott starts the movement who escaped the offside trap, then fed the ball to Gervinho in the goal mouth. However, defender-Everton defender immediately close the firing chamber that was safe Gervinho goalkeeper Tim Howard.
Aaron Ramsey almost brought the home team ahead in the 29th minute. After receiving umpa breakthrough Alex Song, he outwit two Everton defenders and then fired the ball into the goal. Bad luck for players from Wales, the ball is still thin on the slide.
A minute later, turn Gervinho who waste the opportunity. Dealing directly with Howard, the kick can still be countered by the goalkeeper from the United States.
Until the end of the first round, no goal is created.
In the second half, exactly the 57th minute, Howard made brilliant rescue. He managed to block a hard shot from Walcott in the penalty box.
Eight minutes later, Everton spread threats. Namun, Phil Neville shot from outside the penalty box still thin on the wicket.
Finally broke the deadlock in the 70th minute. Starting from the feed side of the beautiful Song, Van Persie greeted him with first-time left-foot kick to the corner of the Everton goal. Howard could only see his goal was silent vibrate.
Three minutes before the end of normal time, Everton almost equalized. But, the shot was wide Magaye Gueye.
The long whistle sounded and the score remained 1-0. Three points belonged to Arsenal.
Arsenal: Szczesny; Djourou, Mertesacker, Koscielny, Vermaelen (Miquel 83 '); Song, Arteta, Gervinho (Rosicky 83'), Ramsey, Walcott (Frimpong 90 '); Van Persie
Everton: Howard; Hibbert, Jagielka, Heitinga, Baines; Coleman, Fellaini, Bilyaletdinov (Gueye 77 '), Neville (McAleny 76'); Cahill, Saha (Distin 64 ')