Info

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Competition
Premier League
Date
26 November 2017
Game week
13
Kick-off
15:00
Half-time
0 - 0
Full-time
0 - 1
Venue
Turf Moor (Burnley)
Attendance
21722

Goals

0 - 1
90' +2 A. Sánchez (PG)

Commentary

Minute   Description
That's all from us today folks, we hope you enjoyed the game!
For the third successive Premier League game, Arsenal have beaten Burnley thanks to a last minute goal. This time it was Sanchez with the winning goal from the penalty spot after Tarkowski had pushed Ramsey to the floor. Burnley were terrific and a draw would've been a fair result, but the Gunners nicked it at the death and they move above Tottenham and into the top four.
FULL-TIME: BURNLEY 0-1 ARSENAL
90'+3 That's the full-time whistle!
90'+2 GOOOAAALLL ARSENAL LEAD! Sanchez converts the penalty in injury time, his low strike just has too much power on it for Pope to stop it. The Arsenal supporters behind the goal are in raptures and that goal looks to have given Arsenal the three points here.
90'+1 ARSENAL PENALTY! The Gunners have a penalty in injury time here and the Burnley players and supporters can't believe it! It looks to have been awarded for a push by Tarkowski on Ramsey as a cross came into the box. Sanchez is set to take it...
90' There will be a minimum of two minutes added time played here.
88' Arsenal enjoying all of the possession at the moment with Burnley penned inside their own half and the Gunners continuing to press and push them into their danger zone. Just a couple of minutes remain and time is running out for both sides to grab a winning goal.
85' Brady with another Burnley set piece, in a good position but the ball in lacks quality and it runs straight through to Cech who gathers the ball comfortably.
83' We're into the final few minutes of the game here at Turf Moor and it remains goalless and a tight contest between two teams who really want to win this game. The atmosphere has been excellent all afternoon and the Clarets faithful are delighted by their sides performance.
80' CHANCE ARSENAL! Wilshere finds space on the edge of the box and his shot cannons off two Burnley players and goes just wide of the goal, much to the relief of Pope who was rooted to the spot, that could've gone anywhere.
79' Arsenal respond by making a change of their own. Alexandre Lacazette is replaced by Danny Welbeck.
78' Here comes the first Burnley substitution of the game and it is Steven Defour who makes way for Chris Wood. Burnley go two up top, can they grab that vital goal, as it looks like just one goal will be enough to win it here.
75' Chris Wood is warming up on the sidelines for Burnley at the moment, could he be about to come on, perhaps to replace the Barnes up front or Dyche may elect to put two striker on and really go for the victory.
73' This game could go to either side today. Both games were settled by a single goal last season and it's been a similarly tight game this afternoon. As is stands both teams will stay where they are in the table and both on 23 points.
70' CHANCES BURNLEY! Excellent build-up play by Burnley, Ward is released down the left and looks like he is about to whip a cross into the box for Barnes, but instead he pulls it back to the edge of the area to Brady, who has a right-footed shot well blocked, before Defour fires his effort well over the bar.
68' Arsenal have switched from a 3-4-3 to a 3-5-2 since the change, with Wilshere dropping in alongside Ramsey and Xhaka in central midfield. Sanchez and Lacazette are playing up top as a front two.
67' Arsenal make the first substitution of the game, with Alex Iwobi coming off and he has been replaced by Jack Wilshere.
65' The game is starting to become a little stretched as both teams continue to attack and break the deadlock here. There is a terrific pace to the game, which is making for an end-to-end match.
63' CHANCE ARSENAL! Lacazette turns on the edge of the area and fires a low shot at goal which is deflected just wide of the Burnley goal with Pope scrambling across his goal and it went narrowly past his near post. Nothing comes of the resulting corner.
61' The atmosphere is still electric here inside Turf Moor, with the home supporters giving as much support to their side as they can, as they continue to be put under more pressure by Arsenal. Meanwhile, we can now hear the visiting supporters who can sense that their side are now on top.
59' Mustafi gives away a sloppy free-kick for a challenge on Barnes, right on the edge of the area which gives Brady the chance to whip another set piece into the penalty area. However, it is not the best ball from the Ireland international and Cech makes the shout and gathered the ball.
58' Decent chance! Gudmundsson picks up the ball on the edge of the Arsenal penalty area, he doesn't have too much on and fires a low, powerful shot at goal but it is straight at Cech who makes a good save.
56' Burnley are struggling to string more than a couple of passes together at the moment. Cork has just given away a poor free-kick close to the left corner-flag, which is whipped into the box by Sanchez but Pope does well to punch the ball well clear. However, the Gunners keep the pressure up and come again.
54' Burnley are having to do a lot more defending now and are being put under a lot more pressure in their own half, as the Gunners are playing a much higher pressure game. The visitors are starting to control the game now, just lacking a good final ball and opportunity.
51' Lacazette with Arsenal's first shot on target this afternoon, the striker did well to turn and fire a low shot at goal but it was straight at Pope in the Burnley goal, who makes a comfortable save. Either side of the keeper and that would've caused him much more problems.
50' STAT: Arsenal won both meetings with the Clarets last season courtesy of 90th-minute winners. The only other instance of a team doing this home and away against the same opponent in a single Premier League season was Manchester United against Manchester City in 2009-10.
48' Brady plays a lovely ball into the path of Barnes and suddenly Burnley have a two on one situation, but Barnes doesn't have the pace to run free so he passes it to Hendrick, but the ball is slightly behind him and the move eventually breaks down.
Bright start here by Arsenal, they were put under a lot of pressure in the first half and struggled to create any opportunities of their own. Sanchez and Iwobi starting to link up well, but Burnley have looked solid in defence today.
46' The second half is underway!
Goalless at the break between Burnley and Arsenal after an action packed first 45 minutes of football. The Clarets with the better of the chances and they forced Arsenal back into their own half, with the best opportunity falling to Gudmundsson who saw his strike hit the post. Arsenal yet to have a shot on target.
HALF-TIME: BURNLEY 0-0 ARSENAL
45'+2 That's the half-time whistle!
45'+1 Brief stoppage in play here as Aaron Ramsey is down receiving treatment after a clash of heads with Defour.
45' There will be a minimum of one minute added time played here.
42' Burnley have kept clean sheets in six of their last nine league matches, including each of the last three and the Clarets have won three consecutive top-flight games for the first time since 1975.
39' GOOD SAVE! Cech with a good stop to deny Brady from the free-kick, the winger aimed for the top right-hand corner but it wasn't far enough in the corner and this allowed Cech time to get across and make a fine save. The resulting corner is well cleared by Arsenal.
38' Koscielny with a poor challenge on Barnes and it has given Burnley a great opportunity from a free-kick, centre of the goal around 35 yards out and Brady looks like he is going to take it...
37' Not long left to play until the half-time whistle here at Turf Moor and it is still the hosts who look the better team, with more chances to score and they are causing Arsenal a lot of problems.
34' Lacazette gives away a soft free-kick for a push on Jack Cork. Brady steps over the ball, just inside the Arsenal half and they decide to take it short with a one-two with Ward down the left, to allow Brady to whip the ball into the box closer to goal. However, his cross is blocked and goes out for a corner, which comes to nothing.
32' Good, patient football by Arsenal to work an opportunity in the Burnley final third. Sanchez heavily involved, they worked it from side to side, before Iwobi had a shot blocked by Mee on the edge of the area, it then fell to Monreal who fired a right-footed shot high over the crossbar.
30' STAT: The Gunners have won all five of the Premier League games in which both Alexis Sanchez and Alexandre Lacazette have started. However, so far today neither player has really been able to get on the ball and make a difference.
27' Decent strike by Monreal from the edge of the area, the defender was up following an Arsenal corner, it fell perfectly to him and with no other options available, he fired a low shot at goal. However, it fizzed just wide of Nick Pope's goal.
25' Robbie Brady is the second Burnley player to be shown a yellow card here after a tackle from behind on Iwobi as Arsenal broke forward on the counter-attack.
23' Sean Dyche will be thrilled with the start his players have made here, they have looked the more dangerous side going forward, keeping possession well and have had the better chances so far. Can they convert one of their chances and take the lead here?
21' Back-to-back corners for Burnley here, the first is towards Barnes but an Arsenal defender flicks it out of play for another corner. The second set piece by Brady is a deep one and eventually falls to Defour who has is shot at goal blocked by Shkodran Mustafi. Burnley keep possession and a deep cross is sent into the area towards Hendrick who heads towards goal but is denied by Cech.
20' The atmosphere is terrific here at Turf Moor, with the home supporters delighted with the start that their side have made to the game. They are well on top at the moment and forcing Arsenal into their own half and do a lot of defending.
18' STAT: Arsenal have earned just four points on the road this season. The only Premier League sides with lower totals are West Ham and Everton, with three points each and Crystal Palace with none.
15' Steven Defour picks up the first yellow card of the game for dissent. After looking at the replay, it looks like Cech got a slight touch to the strike by Guðmundsson and Burnley should've had a corner, which Defour stressed to the referee and picked up a booking for.
OFF THE POST! What a great chance for Burnley, so close to taking the lead! Jóhann Berg Guðmundsson received the ball from Hendrick, he skipped past Monreal far too easily from an Arsenal point of view. The winger then fired a powerful strike at goal which cannoned off the post, it looked like it had Petr Cech well beaten at his near post. Best chance of the game.
12' Poor from Granit Xhaka as he side-foots a straightforward pass straight out into touch. Sead Kolasinac then gives away a cheap foul and Burnley have a freekick just inside Arsenal's half. Brady takes it short to Defour, he then whips it in but it's well cleared on the edge of the box.
10' CHANCE BURNLEY! What an opportunity for the Clarets, Barnes with a diving header after an excellent cross into the box by Brady, and Barnes was just inches away from getting his head to it. The striker is furious as he feels he was pushed by an Arsenal defender on his way to meeting the cross, but the linesman has his flag up for offside anyway. That looks a certain Burnley penalty for the push by Nacho Monreal.
8' Alexis Sanchez is given too much time and space on the edge of the area and he decides to fire a shot at goal, but it's a poor effort and goes well wide of the Burnley goal. However, the referee felt it took a delfection off a Burnley man and a corner is awarded, taken by Sanchez, but well cleared by the hosts.
6' Burnley are playing a high pressing game here and they are keeping the Gunners back at the moment and forcing mistakes, allowing the Clarets to break forward on the counter. Barnes is causing the Arsenal defenders plenty of problems in the air and the home side are looking to pick him out in the box at every opportunity.
3' Bright start here by both sides, there is a quick pace to the game, with both teams looking to play fast, attacking football going forward. Ashley Barnes flicks the ball onto Robbie Brady who then tries to slide Jeff Hendrick who was making a good forward run, but Laurent Koscielny steps in and makes a good interception.
2' Head-to-head: Burnley are winless in nine league games against Arsenal since 1974, including all six Premier League fixtures. Furthermore, the three Premier League meetings between the sides at Turf Moor have produced just four goals - one for Burnley (in a 1-1 draw in 2009) and three for Arsenal.
1' We're underway!
The teams are out here at Turf Moor and kick-off is just minutes away. Stay tuned for all of the match action!
The big team news from Arsenal is that Mesut Ozil isn't included in the squad at all, it appears the German is missing due to illness and he is replaced by Alex Iwobi in one change from the Gunners side that beat Spurs last Saturday. Meanwhile Sean Dyche sticks with the same side that beat Swansea last weekend.
ARSENAL SUBS: Ospina, Mertesacker, Wilshere, Giroud, Welbeck, Maitland-Niles, Coquelin
ARSENAL (3-4-2-1): Cech (GK); Mustafi, Koscielny (C), Monreal; Bellerin, Ramsey, Xhaka, Kolasinac; Iwobi, Sanchez; Lacazette
BURNLEY SUBS: Lindegaard, Vokes, Wood, Westwood, Bardsley, Long, Arfield
BURNLEY (4-5-1): Pope (GK); Lowton, Tarkowski, Mee (C), Ward; Gudmundsson, Hendrick, Cork, Defour, Brady; Barnes
The team news is in here at Turf Moor, this is how the two sides will line-up this afternoon...
Arsenal made 11 changes for Thursday's match in Cologne and Arsene Wenger is likely to make a similar number of changes again today. Danny Welbeck is fit again and is likely to take his place in the squad after featuring in their Euopra League game on Thursday. Burnley striker Chris Wood is available after missing the win against Swansea, however, Jon Walters and Dean Marney remain on the sidelines with knee injuries.
While the Gunners will be looking to build on their derby win over Tottenham, Burnley have won their last three games, plus they have already beaten Chelsea and drawn at both Liverpool and Spurs so far this season.
However, both meetings last season were decided by 90th-minute winners, and the two sides start this weekend level on 22 points, with victory for either side lifting them into the top four.
Arsenal will be looking for their seventh straight win over Burnley when they travel to Turf Moor today. The Gunners have won their last six meetings in all competitions against the Clarets, including the last two at Turf Moor in the Premier League by a 1-0 scoreline.
Good afternoon and welcome to our LIVE match commentary of the Premier League clash between Burnley and Arsenal at Turf Moor.

Lineups

R
A
A
2
M. Lowton
4
J. Cork
5
J. Tarkowski
6
B. Mee
6
L. Koscielny
7
A. Sánchez
8
A. Ramsey
9
A. Lacazette
10
A. Barnes
12
R. Brady
13
J. Hendrick
16
S. Defour
17
A. Iwobi
17
J. Guðmunds­son
18
Nacho Monreal
20
S. Mustafi
23
S. Ward
24
Bellerín
29
G. Xhaka
29
N. Pope
31
S. Kolašinac
33
P. Čech
10
11
23
C
C
C
C

Additional info

Referee
L. Mason
Assistants
H. Lennard
Fourth official
J. Moss

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Match Stats

Burnley Arsenal
38 Attacks (Dangerous) 42
5 Corners 5
7 Fouls 15
18 Free Kicks 11
10 Goal Kicks 4
4 Offsides 3
3 Shots (blocked) 5
2 Shots (off target) 12
4 Shots (on target) 1
1 Shots (woodwork) 0
9 Throw Ins 21

Regular Season

# Team MP D P
117+4149
217+2638
317+1735
417+1631
517+1431
617+431
717+1030
817+426
917-322
1017-822
1117-618
1217-1718
1317-917
1417-516
1517-1716
1617-1015
1717-1014
1817-1614
1917-1814
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Turf Moor

Name:
Turf Moor 
City:
Burnley 
Capacity:
22546