Arsenal 1-0 QPR: Van Persie great-strike
Arsenal landed in the Champions League zone at the end of 2011. Robin van Persie scored a single goal against Queens Park Rangers on Saturday (12.31.2011), bringing his team rose to the rank four of English Premier League standings.
The only goal that is created in the game was born on 60 minutes. Forward a short feedback Andrey Arshavin, Van Persie had no trouble sending the ball into the right corner of goal QPR goalkeeper Radek Cerny who escorted.
With the victory Arsenal climbed from sixth to fourth steps, with a value of 36 from 19 parties. Arsene Wenger was stepping over Liverpool and Chelsea, which lost 1-2 tonight from Aston Villa.
Top of the league is still occupied by Manchester City, who play Sunday night against Sunderland. Manchester United in second place, Tottenham Hotspur in the third rank, after tonight's 1-1 draw at home to Swansea City.
Arsenal, who previously moved to Liverpool to the order-6, now up to the order to 4. Meanwhile, Chelsea go down a level to the order of 5, after the 1-3 defeat of Aston Villa.
Shown in front of the public can not guarantee Arsenal play easy. They did dominate possession and 63 percent, but the difficulty making opportunities.
QPR played very disciplined. They gathered in its own territory every Arsenal attack. Once there is an opportunity, the new QPR counterattack.
Joe Barton and Speed persistence Shaun Wright-Phillips (SWP) is often trouble to Arsenal. In fact, several times threatening QPR goalkeeper "The Gunners".
QPR did three experiments scored and two ball towards goal. While Arsenal leih experiment a lot, 6 times, and the only one that leads to a goal kick.
In the 42nd minute, Aaron Ramsey actually had a golden opportunity. The ball rebounded after the chaos in front of goal QPR, leading to him. He was kicked, but still flawed. The first half ended 0-0 draw.
Arsenal made a direct effort in the second round. Although still got a tight fight, but Arsenal's consistent attack.
This is what makes QPR finally off guard in the 60th minute. Robin van Persie is left free while getting feedback Andrey Arshavin in the penalty box. Quickly, Van Persie was left foot kick and scored.
Arsenal is increasingly encouraged. They continued to press, and even tended to imprison opponents. Several opportunities were created, either through mauun Arshavin Van Persie. However, Arsenal have not been able to add goals.
Entering the minute 60's, Arsenal even several times threatened. A kick curled into the corner of Adel Taarabt leads Arsenal. Luckily, goalkeeper Wojciech Szczesny capable dismissed. Soon, QPR hit back hard kick and SWP do, but still rising.
Near the end of the game, chances for both sides created chances. However, no goals are created and Arsenal also won 1-0.
Arsenal: 13-Wojciech Szczesny; 6-Laurent Koscielny, 4-Per Mertesacker, 5-Thomas Vermaelen (39-Francis Coquelin 54), 20-Johan Djourou, 17-Alex Song, 8-Mikel Arteta, 23-Andrei Arshavin (7 -Tomas Rosicky 68), 14-Theo Walcott (27-Gervinho 72), 10-Robin Van Persie, 16-Aaron Ramsey
Queens Park Rangers: 24-Radek Cerny; 16-Matthew Connolly, 6-Daniel Gabbidon, 13-Armand Traore (2-Bradley Orr 78), 18-Luke Young, 11-Alejandro Damian Faurlin, 17-Joey Barton, 7-Adel Taarabt, 12-Jamie Mackie (21-Tommy Smith 74), 10-Jay Bothroyd (9-DJ Campbell 64), 32-Shaun Wright-Phillips