Sunday 29 April 2007, 4:00pm at Emirates Stadium, London
Barclays Premier League
Arsenal
Arsenal
3
Julio Baptista 4'; Adebayor 84'; Gilberto Silva (pen) 87'
Fulham FC
Fulham
1
Davies 78'
Simon Davies' equaliser in the 78th minute gave the strong army of travelling Fulham fans hope, but it wasn't enough as Arsenal ran out 3-1 winners at The Emirates Stadium.

4' Goal

Julio Baptista

84' Goal

Emmanuel Adebayor

87' Penalty

Gilberto Silva

21' Yellow Card

Gilberto Silva Card was given for a foul

43' Yellow Card

Emmanuel Eboué Card was given for a foul

71' Substitution

Player was substituted for tactical reasons
On:Denilson
Off:Julio Baptista

78' Goal

Simon Davies

12' Yellow Card

Michael Brown Card was given for a foul

86' Yellow Card

Carlos Bocanegra Card was given for a foul

86' Yellow Card

Clint Dempsey Card was given for dissent

90' Yellow Card

Moritz Volz Card was given for a foul

59' Substitution

Player was substituted for tactical reasons
On:Clint Dempsey
Off:Claus Jensen

59' Substitution

Player was substituted for tactical reasons
On:Heidar Helguson
Off:Brian McBride

68' Substitution

Player was substituted for tactical reasons
On:Moritz Volz
Off:Liam Rosenior

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90:00: Inswinging corner from right by-line taken right-footed by Simon Davies(Fulham) to centre, resulting in open play.

85:19: Yellow Card - Foul by Clinton Dempsey(Fulham) on Alexander Hleb(Arsenal). Heidar Helguson(Fulham) booked for unsporting behaviour. Direct free kick taken right-footed by Alexander Hleb(Arsenal) from left wing, resulting in open play.

88:57: Yellow Card - Foul by Moritz Volz(Fulham) on Alexander Hleb(Arsenal). Moritz Volz(Fulham) booked for unsporting behaviour. Direct free kick taken right-footed by Emmanuel Eboue(Arsenal) from own half, resulting in open play.

88:10: Goal kick taken long by Jens Lehmann(Arsenal).

85:50: Goal - Foul by Moritz Volz(Fulham) on Alexander Hleb(Arsenal). Placed penalty taken right-footed by Gilberto Silva(Arsenal) (bottom-left of goal), scored.Arsenal 3-1 Fulham. Assist by Alexander Hleb(Arsenal) from centre of penalty area.

85:38: Yellow Card - Carlos Bocanegra(Fulham) booked for unsporting behaviour.

85:19: Yellow Card - Foul by Clinton Dempsey(Fulham) on Alexander Hleb(Arsenal). Clinton Dempsey(Fulham) booked for unsporting behaviour. Direct free kick taken right-footed by Alexander Hleb(Arsenal) from left wing, resulting in open play.

83:28: Goal - Goal by Emmanuel Adebayor(Arsenal) curled right-footed (bottom-right of goal) from left channel (18 yards).Arsenal 2-1 Fulham. Assist (pass) by Francesc Fabregas(Arsenal) from left channel.

82:37: Goal kick taken long by Jens Lehmann(Arsenal).

82:23: Fantastic drilled header by Clinton Dempsey(Fulham) from centre of penalty area (20 yards), over the bar.

80:56: Goal kick taken long by Jens Lehmann(Arsenal).

80:29: Inswinging corner from right by-line taken right-footed by Simon Davies(Fulham) to centre, drilled header by Clinton Dempsey(Fulham) from centre of penalty area (6 yards), over the bar.

79:53: Inswinging corner from right by-line taken right-footed by Simon Davies(Fulham) to centre, clearance by Gael Clichy(Arsenal).

77:06: Goal - Goal by Simon Davies(Fulham) lobbed left-footed (bottom-left of goal) from right channel (20 yards).Arsenal 1-1 Fulham.

74:35: Inswinging corner from right by-line taken right-footed by Simon Davies(Fulham) to centre, drilled header by Carlos Bocanegra(Fulham) from centre of penalty area (6 yards), over the bar.

74:21: Shot by Clinton Dempsey(Fulham) drilled right-footed from right channel (12 yards), blocked by William Gallas(Arsenal).

72:03: Foul by Clinton Dempsey(Fulham) on Kolo Toure(Arsenal). Direct free kick taken right-footed by Jens Lehmann(Arsenal) from own half, resulting in open play.

57:44: Brian McBride(Fulham) caught offside. Indirect free kick taken right-footed by Jens Lehmann(Arsenal) from own half, resulting in open play.

Substitution made70:19: Substitution - Arsenal substitution: Cesar Julio Baptista replaced by Neves Denilson (tactical).

Substitution made67:16: Substitution - Fulham substitution: Liam Rosenior replaced by Moritz Volz (injury).

65:27: William Gallas(Arsenal) caught offside. Indirect free kick taken right-footed by Antti Niemi(Fulham) from own half, resulting in open play.

64:32: Inswinging corner from left by-line taken right-footed by Francesc Fabregas(Arsenal) to centre, resulting in open play.

63:19: Foul by Cesar Julio Baptista(Arsenal) on Papa Bouba Diop(Fulham). Direct free kick taken right-footed by Philippe Christanval(Fulham) from right channel, resulting in open play.

63:00: Goal kick taken long by Jens Lehmann(Arsenal).

62:16: Goal kick taken long by Antti Niemi(Fulham).

61:07: Attacking throw-in by Gael Clichy(Arsenal).

59:44: Goal kick taken long by Jens Lehmann(Arsenal).

Substitution made58:47: Substitution - Fulham substitution: Claus Jensen replaced by Clinton Dempsey (tactical).

Substitution made58:42: Substitution - Fulham substitution: Brian McBride replaced by Heidar Helguson (tactical).

57:45: Inswinging corner from right by-line taken right-footed by Simon Davies(Fulham) to centre, resulting in open play.

54:09: Inswinging corner from right by-line taken right-footed by Francesc Fabregas(Arsenal) to centre, resulting in open play.

53:55: Foul by Papa Bouba Diop(Fulham) on William Gallas(Arsenal). Direct free kick taken right-footed by Emmanuel Adebayor(Arsenal) from own half, resulting in open play.

52:14: Attacking throw-in by Gael Clichy(Arsenal).

51:18: Goal kick taken long by Jens Lehmann(Arsenal).

50:53: Shot by Claus Jensen(Fulham) drilled right-footed from left channel (20 yards), missed left.

50:31: Goal kick taken long by Jens Lehmann(Arsenal).

50:11: Goal kick taken long by Antti Niemi(Fulham).

48:33: Inswinging corner from right by-line taken right-footed by Alexander Hleb(Arsenal) to far post, resulting in open play.

47:38: Attacking throw-in by Gael Clichy(Arsenal).

47:33: Goal kick taken long by Antti Niemi(Fulham).

47:04: Shot by Emmanuel Adebayor(Arsenal) drilled right-footed from right channel (18 yards), missed left.

45:00: Goal kick taken long by Jens Lehmann(Arsenal).

44:51: Correction - Foul by William Gallas(Arsenal) on Claus Jensen(Fulham). Direct free kick taken right-footed by Carlos Bocanegra(Fulham) from own half, passed.

44:51: Foul by William Gallas(Arsenal) on Claus Jensen(Fulham). Direct free kick taken right-footed by Liam Rosenior(Fulham) from own half, passed.

41:48: Yellow Card - Foul by Emmanuel Eboue(Arsenal) on Tomasz Radzinski(Fulham). Emmanuel Eboue(Arsenal) booked for dissent. Direct free kick taken right-footed by Simon Davies(Fulham) from left wing, resulting in open play.

39:13: Foul by Claus Jensen(Fulham) on Emmanuel Eboue(Arsenal). Direct free kick taken right-footed by Jens Lehmann(Arsenal) from own half, resulting in open play.

35:23: Shot by Emmanuel Adebayor(Arsenal) drilled right-footed from right channel (20 yards), blocked by Carlos Bocanegra(Fulham).

33:47: Goal kick taken long by Antti Niemi(Fulham).

32:18: Inswinging corner from left by-line taken right-footed by Francesc Fabregas(Arsenal) to centre, resulting in open play.

32:08: Drilled header by Emmanuel Adebayor(Arsenal) from centre of penalty area (12 yards), save (parried) by Antti Niemi(Fulham).

31:06: Corner from right by-line taken short right-footed by Simon Davies(Fulham).

30:41: Goal kick taken long by Jens Lehmann(Arsenal).

30:34: Emmanuel Adebayor(Arsenal) caught offside. Indirect free kick taken right-footed by Antti Niemi(Fulham) from own half, resulting in open play.

29:51: Shot by Francesc Fabregas(Arsenal) drilled right-footed from centre of penalty area (12 yards), brilliant save (parried) by Antti Niemi(Fulham).

28:55: Outswinging corner from right by-line taken right-footed by Francesc Fabregas(Arsenal) to centre, resulting in open play.

25:27: Foul by Papa Bouba Diop(Fulham) on Cesar Julio Baptista(Arsenal). Direct free kick taken right-footed by Francesc Fabregas(Arsenal) from right channel, resulting in open play.

24:57: Foul by Carlos Bocanegra(Fulham) on Alexander Hleb(Arsenal). Direct free kick taken right-footed by William Gallas(Arsenal) from own half, resulting in open play.

22:53: Foul by Alexander Hleb(Arsenal) on Michael Brown(Fulham). Direct free kick taken right-footed by Simon Davies(Fulham) from left channel, passed.

22:38: Attacking throw-in by Carlos Bocanegra(Fulham).

20:13: Yellow Card - Foul by Gilberto Silva(Arsenal) on Michael Brown(Fulham). Gilberto Silva(Arsenal) booked for unsporting behaviour. Direct free kick taken right-footed by Simon Davies(Fulham) from left channel, resulting in open play.

18:23: Correction - Emmanuel Adebayor(Arsenal) caught offside. Indirect free kick taken right-footed by Philippe Christanval(Fulham) from own half, resulting in open play.

18:23: Emmanuel Adebayor(Arsenal) caught offside. Indirect free kick taken right-footed by Antti Niemi(Fulham) from own half, resulting in open play.

17:29: Goal kick taken long by Jens Lehmann(Arsenal).

17:11: Shot by Liam Rosenior(Fulham) drilled right-footed from right channel (18 yards), missed right.

16:47: Attacking throw-in by Michael Brown(Fulham).

15:58: Defending throw-in by Emmanuel Eboue(Arsenal).

15:17: Goal kick taken long by Antti Niemi(Fulham).

15:08: Shot by Cesar Julio Baptista(Arsenal) curled right-footed from right channel (18 yards), missed left.

13:22: Goal kick taken long by Antti Niemi(Fulham).

13:11: Shot by Cesar Julio Baptista(Arsenal) drilled right-footed from left side of penalty area (18 yards), missed left.

12:17: Foul by Emmanuel Eboue(Arsenal) on Carlos Bocanegra(Fulham). Free kick crossed right-footed by Simon Davies(Fulham) from left wing, clearance by Gael Clichy(Arsenal).

11:33: Shot by Kolo Toure(Arsenal) drilled right-footed from left channel (25 yards), save (caught) by Antti Niemi(Fulham).

10:46: Yellow Card - Foul by Michael Brown(Fulham) on Francesc Fabregas(Arsenal). Michael Brown(Fulham) booked for unsporting behaviour. Direct free kick taken right-footed by Francesc Fabregas(Arsenal) from left channel, resulting in open play.

10:08: Attacking throw-in by Gael Clichy(Arsenal).

09:59: Attacking throw-in by Liam Rosenior(Fulham).

08:43: Inswinging corner from left by-line taken right-footed by Francesc Fabregas(Arsenal) to centre, clearance by Carlos Bocanegra(Fulham).

07:34: Attacking throw-in by Carlos Bocanegra(Fulham).

07:15: Attacking throw-in by Gael Clichy(Arsenal).

05:42: Outswinging corner from right by-line taken right-footed by Francesc Fabregas(Arsenal) to centre, drilled header by Gilberto Silva(Arsenal) from centre of penalty area (12 yards), over the bar.

03:50: Goal - Headed goal by Cesar Julio Baptista(Arsenal) (top-right of goal) from centre of penalty area (6 yards).Arsenal 1-0 Fulham. Assist (cross) by Emmanuel Adebayor(Arsenal) from right wing.

02:19: Foul by Philippe Christanval(Fulham) on Emmanuel Adebayor(Arsenal). Direct free kick taken right-footed by Francesc Fabregas(Arsenal) from right wing, resulting in open play.

01:30: Goal kick taken long by Antti Niemi(Fulham). 

Match Information

Competition: Barclays Premier League

Date: Sunday 29 April 2007
Kick-off: 4:00pm

Venue: Emirates Stadium, London
Attendance: 60,043

Referee: Mark Clattenburg

Arsenal

Line-up: Lehmann; Eboué, Touré, Gallas, Clichy; Gilberto Silva, Fábregas, Abou Diaby; Hleb, Adebayor, Julio Baptista (Denilson 71')

Unused substitutes: Almunia, Senderos, Djourou, Hoyte

Fulham

Line-up: Niemi; Rosenior (Volz 68'), Knight, Christanval, Bocanegra; Davies, Brown, Claus Jensen (Dempsey 59'), Diop, Radzinski; McBride (Helguson 59')

Unused substitutes: Lastuvka, Montella

As It Stood Table

Pos Club Pl Pts
1 Manchester United 35 85
2 Chelsea 35 80
3 Liverpool 36 67
4 Arsenal 36 66
5 Bolton Wanderers 36 55
6 Everton 36 54
7 Portsmouth 36 53
8 Tottenham Hotspur 35 53
9 Reading 35 51
10 Blackburn Rovers 35 47
11 Aston Villa 36 46
12 Newcastle United 35 42
13 Manchester City 36 42
14 Middlesbrough 36 40
15 Sheffield United 36 38
16 Fulham 36 36
17 Wigan Athletic 36 35
18 West Ham United 36 35
19 Charlton Athletic 36 33
20 Watford 36 24
Arsenal (4-3-3)
  • 1Jens Lehmann
  • 27Emmanuel Eboué
  • 5Kolo Touré
  • 10William Gallas
  • 22Gaël Clichy
  • Gilberto Silva
  • 4Francesc Fábregas
  • 24Vassiriki Abou Diaby
  • 13Aliaksandr Hleb
  • 25Emmanuel Adebayor
  • Julio Baptista
Substitutes
  • 1Manuel Almunia
  • 6Philippe Senderos
  • 20Johan Djourou
  • 31Justin Hoyte
  • 15Denilson
Fulham (4-5-1)
  • 29Antti Niemi
  • 7Liam Rosenior
  • 6Zat Knight
  • 5Philippe Christanval
  • 3Carlos Bocanegra
  • 25Simon Davies
  • 8Michael Brown
  • 16Claus Jensen
  • 14Papa Bouba Diop
  • 13Tomasz Radzinski
  • 20Brian McBride
Substitutes
  • 12Jan Lastuvka
  • 2Moritz Volz
  • 9Heidar Helguson
  • 11Vincenzo Montella
  • 23Clint Dempsey