Match Centre / English League Cup

Arsenal 3
AFC Wimbledon 0
Full time
Folarin Balogun 83’ Eddie Nketiah
Eddie Nketiah 80’
Emile Smith Rowe 77’
Bukayo Saka 76’ Gabriel Martinelli
Ethan Chislett 69’ Jack Rudoni
Dapo Mebude 60’ Luke McCormick
Emile Smith Rowe 60’ Thomas Partey
Aaron Pressley 54’ Ollie Palmer
Half time
45 ’ Ben Heneghan
30 ’ Luke McCormick
Alexandre Lacazette 11’
Kickoff
Stadium
Emirates Stadium
Date
22 Sep 2021
Kickoff
20:45
94’
It's all over as the referee calls time on the game.
94’
Action ends as the whistle blows for the end of the half.
94’
Goal kick taken by Leno
93’
AFC Wimbledon's Nightingale gets his head to the ball, but sees his effort fly high and wide to the right.
93’
Arsenal's Marí gives away a free-kick for a challenge on Pressley, they opt to take it short.
93’
Goal kick for AFC Wimbledon taken by Tzanev
92’
Arsenal's Sambi Lokonga unleashes a left-footed high drive, but it flies high and wide to the left.
92’
Arsenal are awarded a corner, taken by Cédric from the right.
92’
Left-footed effort by Saka is on-target
91’
Goal kick taken by Tzanev
90’
Wide of the mark from Saka who drives a left-footed shot off-target
90’
Cross from the left hand-side by Lawrence
88’
Lacazette gives away a free-kick and it is taken quickly
88’
Arsenal get a ball in from the left, delivered by Smith Rowe.
86’
Mebude gives away a free-kick and it's taken short,
85’
Guinness-Walker crosses from the right for AFC Wimbledon.
84’
Goal kick for Arsenal taken by Leno
83’
Arsenal's Balogun enters the game and replaces Nketiah
83’
A header from AFC Wimbledon's Chislett goes wide of the right upright.
83’
AFC Wimbledon get a ball in from the left, delivered by Hartigan.
80’
Goal!! Nketiah scores for Arsenal
80’
Wide of the mark from Sambi Lokonga who drives a right-footed shot off-target
80’
Woodyard gives away a free-kick and it is taken quickly
79’
The ball is crossed in from the left by AFC Wimbledon's Hartigan
78’
A free-kick is awarded against Maitland-Niles
77’
Goal!! Scored by Smith Rowe (Arsenal).
77’
Smith Rowe hits a left-footed shot on-target
76’
Arsenal's Saka enters the game and replaces Gabriel Martinelli
75’
Arsenal's Gabriel Martinelli is caught offside.
75’
Cross from the right-hand side by Cédric
75’
Arsenal's Cédric curls in an inswinging corner from out on the left.
73’
Left-footed effort by Nketiah is off-target
72’
AFC Wimbledon's Assal is offside, according to the assistant referee
70’
Goal kick for AFC Wimbledon taken by Tzanev
69’
Cross from the right-hand side by Nuno Tavares
69’
AFC Wimbledon's Chislett enters the game and replaces Rudoni
68’
The referee awards a goal kick and it is taken by Tzanev
67’
Arsenal's Nuno Tavares unleashes a left-footed high drive, but it flies over the bar.
67’
The ball is crossed in from the left by Arsenal's Cédric
67’
An outswinging corner by Cédric from the left for Arsenal
64’
A header from Arsenal's Nuno Tavares comes back off the left post.
64’
Arsenal get a ball in from the left, delivered by Gabriel Martinelli.
63’
Hartigan crosses from the left for AFC Wimbledon
63’
An outswinging corner by Hartigan from the left for AFC Wimbledon
62’
The ball is crossed in from the left by AFC Wimbledon's Pressley
61’
Cross from the right-hand side by Nuno Tavares
60’
AFC Wimbledon's Mebude enters the game and replaces McCormick
60’
Arsenal's Smith Rowe enters the game and replaces Partey
59’
Cross from the right-hand side by Cédric
59’
Corner for Arsenal. Cédric sendsin an inswinging corner from the left.
58’
Partey's rising right-footed effort is going to hit the target, but the keeper saves high to his left.
57’
Offside - AFC Wimbledon's McCormick looks across to see the assistant ref's flag raised.
57’
McCormick crosses from the right for AFC Wimbledon.
55’
Cross from the left hand-side by Cédric
55’
Arsenal's Cédric curls an outswinging corner from the right.
54’
AFC Wimbledon's Pressley enters the game and replaces Palmer
53’
AFC Wimbledon's Woodyard gives away a free-kick for a challenge on Maitland-Niles, they opt to take it short.
52’
AFC Wimbledon's Tzanev takes the goal kick
50’
Wide of the mark from Woodyard who drives a right-footed shot off-target
50’
Arsenal get a ball in from the left, delivered by Cédric.
50’
Corner for Arsenal. Cédric sends in an outswinging corner from the right.
49’
Arsenal get a ball in from the left, delivered by Gabriel Martinelli.
48’
The referee awards a goal kick and it is taken by Leno
47’
Free-kick awarded against Lacazette for a challenge on Woodyard. The ball is passed into play.
47’
Cédric crosses from the left for Arsenal
47’
Nuno Tavares is off-target with a right-footed shot
46’
The half is underway.
47’
End of the half.
47’
Arsenal's Lacazette gets his head to the ball, but sees his effort skim wide of the right upright.
47’
The ball is crossed in from the right by Arsenal's Cédric
47’
Arsenal's Cédric curls in an inswinging corner from out on the left.
46’
Right-footed effort by Nuno Tavares is off-target
45’
Yellow card awarded to Heneghan (AFC Wimbledon).
44’
Heneghan gives away a free-kick and it's taken short,
44’
Nuno Tavares gives away a free-kick and it's taken short,
43’
The referee awards a goal kick and it is taken by Tzanev
43’
Lacazette crosses from the right for Arsenal.
43’
The ball is crossed in from the left by Arsenal's Nuno Tavares
42’
Assal concedes a free-kick.
42’
Nketiah is off-target with a right-footed shot
42’
Cédric crosses from the right for Arsenal.
42’
Arsenal's Cédric curls in an inswinging corner from out on the left.
41’
Arsenal get a ball in from the right, delivered by Nuno Tavares.
40’
Offside - AFC Wimbledon's Assal looks across to see the assistant ref's flag raised.
40’
AFC Wimbledon's Tzanev takes the goal kick
38’
The ball is crossed in from the left by Arsenal's Cédric
38’
An outswinging corner by Cédric from the left for Arsenal
38’
Cross from the left hand-side by Gabriel Martinelli
37’
Cross from the right-hand side by Nuno Tavares
37’
Lawrence crosses from the left for AFC Wimbledon
36’
Right-footed effort by Cédric is off-target
33’
AFC Wimbledon get a ball in from the left, delivered by Rudoni.
30’
Yellow card awarded to McCormick (AFC Wimbledon).
29’
Cross from the left hand-side by Lawrence
29’
Goal kick for AFC Wimbledon taken by Tzanev
27’
Goal kick taken by Tzanev
27’
Arsenal's Sambi Lokonga unleashes a right-footed high drive, but it flies high and wide to the right.
27’
Cédric takes a corner from the left for Arsenal
25’
Cédric crosses from the left for Arsenal
24’
Arsenal get a ball in from the left, delivered by Maitland-Niles.
24’
Offside - AFC Wimbledon's Assal looks across to see the assistant ref's flag raised.
23’
AFC Wimbledon's Assal is offside, according to the assistant referee
22’
Free-kick awarded against Nketiah for a challenge on Lawrence. The ball is passed into play.
22’
Gabriel Martinelli crosses from the left for Arsenal
21’
Arsenal's Gabriel Martinelli is caught offside.
20’
Woodyard tries a right-footed shot but can't find the goal.
20’
The ball is crossed in from the left by AFC Wimbledon's Guinness-Walker
19’
AFC Wimbledon get a ball in from the left, delivered by Hartigan.
19’
Cross from the left hand-side by Hartigan
19’
AFC Wimbledon's Hartigan curls an outswinging corner from the right.
18’
Rudoni crosses from the left for AFC Wimbledon
18’
Arsenal's Nuno Tavares gives away a free-kick for a challenge on Lawrence, they opt to take it short.
16’
Gabriel Martinelli crosses from the left for Arsenal
13’
Goal kick for Arsenal taken by Leno
11’
Arsenal hit the target. Shot on goal by Lacazette from a free-kick
11’
Goal!! Lacazette nets for Arsenal
11’
Free-kick - Lacazette hits the target with a right-footed shot
10’
Guinness-Walker gives away a penalty.
9’
Wide of the mark from Nketiah who drives a right-footed shot off-target
6’
Free-kick awarded against Sambi Lokonga for a challenge on Rudoni. The ball is passed into play.
5’
Free-kick awarded against Rudoni for a challenge on Cédric. The ball is passed into play.
2’
Arsenal's Leno takes the goal kick
2’
Cross from the left hand-side by McCormick
1’
Free-kick awarded against McCormick for a challenge on Marí. The ball is passed into play.
1’
The whistle blows for the start of the half.
0’
AFC Wimbledon XI: Nikola Tzanev , Henry Lawrence , Ben Heneghan , Will Nightingale , Nesta Guinness-Walker , Luke McCormick , Alex Woodyard , Anthony Hartigan , Jack Rudoni , Ollie Palmer , Ayoub Assal
0’
AFC Wimbledon Subs: Ethan Chislett , Dapo Mebude , Aaron Pressley , Zaki Oualah , George Marsh , Daniel Csoka , Cheye Alexander
0’
Arsenal XI: Bernd Leno , Cedric Ricardo Alves Soares , Rob Holding , Pablo Mari , Nuno Tavares , Ainsley Maitland-Niles , Thomas Partey , Albert Sambi Lokonga , Gabriel Martinelli , Eddie Nketiah , Alexandre Lacazette
0’
Arsenal Subs: Folarin Balogun , Bukayo Saka , Emile Smith Rowe , Karl Hein , Calum Chambers , Sead Kolasinac , Mohamed Naser El Sayed Elneny
Arsenal

Starting XI

1
Bernd Leno
17
Cedric Ricardo Alves Soares
16
Rob Holding
22
Pablo Mari
20
Nuno Tavares
15
Ainsley Maitland-Niles
5
Thomas Partey
23
Albert Sambi Lokonga
35
Gabriel Martinelli
30
Eddie Nketiah
9
Alexandre Lacazette

Substitutes

26
Folarin Balogun
7
Bukayo Saka
10
Emile Smith Rowe
12
Karl Hein
21
Calum Chambers
5
Sead Kolasinac
25
Mohamed Naser El Sayed Elneny
AFC Wimbledon

Starting XI

1
Nikola Tzanev
2
Henry Lawrence
22
Ben Heneghan
5
Will Nightingale
18
Nesta Guinness-Walker
21
Luke McCormick
4
Alex Woodyard
8
Anthony Hartigan
12
Jack Rudoni
9
Ollie Palmer
10
Ayoub Assal

Substitutes

11
Ethan Chislett
16
Dapo Mebude
19
Aaron Pressley
31
Zaki Oualah
6
George Marsh
3
Daniel Csoka
7
Cheye Alexander
Arsenal
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AFC Wimbledon
1 Wins
0 Draws
0 Wins