Wednesday 29 November 2006, 7:45pm at Craven Cottage, London
Barclays Premier League
Fulham FC
Fulham
2
McBride 6'; Radzinski 19'
Arsenal
Arsenal
1
van Persie 36'
Brian McBride and Tomasz Radzinski both score to give Fulham a historic win over Arsenal at Craven Cottage.

6' Goal

Brian McBride

19' Goal

Tomasz Radzinski

31' Yellow Card

Michael Brown Card was given for a foul

36' Yellow Card

Liam Rosenior Card was given for a foul

82' Yellow Card

Luis Boa Morte Card was given for a foul

82' Yellow Card

Heidar Helguson Card was given for a foul

46' Substitution

Player was substituted for tactical reasons
On:Wayne Routledge
Off:Tomasz Radzinski

76' Substitution

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

36' Goal

Robin van Persie

25' Yellow Card

Alexandre Song Card was given for a foul

39' Yellow Card

Kolo Touré Card was given for a foul

40' Yellow Card

Philippe Senderos Card was given for a foul

43' Yellow Card

Tomas Rosicky Card was given for a foul

66' 2nd Yellow Card

Philippe Senderos Card was given for a foul

71' Yellow Card

Robin van Persie Card was given for a foul

82' Yellow Card

Mathieu Flamini Card was given for a foul

46' Substitution

Player was substituted for tactical reasons
On:Francesc Fábregas
Off:Alexandre Song

61' Substitution

Player was substituted for tactical reasons
On:Theo Walcott
Off:Tomas Rosicky

65' Substitution

Player was substituted for tactical reasons
On:Johan Djourou
Off:Aliaksandr Hleb

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90:00: Foul by Michael Brown(Fulham) on Robin Van Persie(Arsenal). Direct free kick taken right-footed by Francesc Fabregas(Arsenal) from right channel, resulting in open play.

90:00: Defending throw-in by Liam Rosenior(Fulham).

90:00: Goal kick taken long by Antti Niemi(Fulham).

90:00: Attacking throw-in by Justin Hoyte(Arsenal).

89:54: Shot by Thierry Henry(Arsenal) right-footed from left channel (20 yards), over the bar. Goal kick taken long by Antti Niemi(Fulham).

88:13: Foul by Wayne Routledge(Fulham) on Mathieu Flamini(Arsenal). Free kick crossed right-footed by Francesc Fabregas(Arsenal) from left wing, save (caught) by Antti Niemi(Fulham).

87:20: Shot by Thierry Henry(Arsenal) right-footed from right channel (25 yards), missed right. Goal kick taken long by Antti Niemi(Fulham).

86:42: Foul by Luis Boa Morte(Fulham) on Theo Walcott(Arsenal). Direct free kick taken right-footed by Justin Hoyte(Arsenal) from own half, passed.

85:37: Cross by Gilberto Silva(Arsenal), clearance by Liam Rosenior(Fulham). Inswinging corner from right by-line taken left-footed by Robin Van Persie(Arsenal) to near post, resulting in open play.

85:28: Cross by Justin Hoyte(Arsenal), resulting in open play.

84:56: Attacking throw-in by Mathieu Flamini(Arsenal).

83:23: Foul by Kolo Toure(Arsenal) on Wayne Routledge(Fulham). Weak free kick drilled right-footed by Papa Bouba Diop(Fulham) from left channel (25 yards), over the bar. Goal kick taken long by Jens Lehmann(Arsenal).

82:44: Defending throw-in by Justin Hoyte(Arsenal).

81:56: Foul by Heidar Helguson(Fulham) on Gilberto Silva(Arsenal). Direct free kick taken right-footed by Gilberto Silva(Arsenal) from own half, passed.

79:14: Yellow Card - Deflected shot by Claus Jensen(Fulham) right-footed from right side of penalty area (18 yards), blocked by Kolo Toure(Arsenal). Inswinging corner from right by-line taken right-footed by Claus Jensen(Fulham) to centre, foul by Luis Boa Morte(Fulham) on Jens Lehmann(Arsenal). Luis Boa Morte(Fulham) booked for unsporting behaviour.Mathieu Flamini(Arsenal) booked for unsporting behaviour.Heidar Helguson(Fulham) booked for unsporting behaviour. Direct free kick taken right-footed by Jens Lehmann(Arsenal) from own half, resulting in open play.

78:43: Cross by Francesc Fabregas(Arsenal), clearance by Philippe Christanval(Fulham).

77:17: Correction - Defending throw-in by Johan Djourou(Arsenal).

Substitution made64:52: Substitution - Arsenal substitution: Alexander Hleb replaced by Johan Djourou (tactical).

77:17: Defending throw-in by Mathieu Flamini(Arsenal).

76:50: Defending throw-in by Moritz Volz(Fulham).

76:32: Attacking throw-in by Justin Hoyte(Arsenal).

76:08: Attacking throw-in by Mathieu Flamini(Arsenal).

Substitution made75:11: Substitution - Fulham substitution: Brian McBride replaced by Heidar Helguson (tactical). Defending throw-in by Moritz Volz(Fulham).

74:55: Shot by Gilberto Silva(Arsenal) right-footed from centre of penalty area (12 yards), save (caught) by Antti Niemi(Fulham).

74:27: Attacking throw-in by Mathieu Flamini(Arsenal).

71:31: Goal kick taken long by Jens Lehmann(Arsenal).

70:54: Yellow Card - Foul by Robin Van Persie(Arsenal) on Papa Bouba Diop(Fulham). Robin Van Persie(Arsenal) booked for unsporting behaviour. Direct free kick taken right-footed by Liam Rosenior(Fulham) from left wing, resulting in open play.

70:22: Luis Boa Morte(Fulham) caught offside. Direct free kick taken right-footed by Jens Lehmann(Arsenal) from own half, passed.

69:42: Attacking throw-in by Moritz Volz(Fulham).

68:25: Goal kick taken short by Jens Lehmann(Arsenal).

67:49: Inswinging corner from left by-line taken right-footed by Claus Jensen(Fulham) to far post, resulting in open play.

66:32: Deflected shot by Theo Walcott(Arsenal) right-footed from right channel (20 yards), hit post. Inswinging corner from left by-line taken right-footed by Mathieu Flamini(Arsenal) to near post, header by Kolo Toure(Arsenal) from left side of six-yard box (6 yards), missed left. Goal kick taken long by Antti Niemi(Fulham).

65:48: Red Card - Foul by Philippe Senderos(Arsenal) on Luis Boa Morte(Fulham). Philippe Senderos(Arsenal) dismissed for second bookable offence. Free kick curled left-footed by Luis Boa Morte(Fulham) from right channel (20 yards), hit bar.

39:09: Yellow Card - Foul by Philippe Senderos(Arsenal) on Tomasz Radzinski(Fulham). Philippe Senderos(Arsenal) booked for unsporting behaviour. Free kick curled right-footed by Claus Jensen(Fulham) from left channel (25 yards), missed left. Goal kick taken short by Jens Lehmann(Arsenal).

61:57: Defending throw-in by Justin Hoyte(Arsenal).

61:23: Attacking throw-in by Liam Rosenior(Fulham).

61:17: Cross by Luis Boa Morte(Fulham), blocked by Justin Hoyte(Arsenal).

60:43: Shot by Papa Bouba Diop(Fulham) right-footed from left channel (20 yards), over the bar. Goal kick taken long by Jens Lehmann(Arsenal).

Substitution made60:05: Substitution - Arsenal substitution: Tomas Rosicky replaced by Theo Walcott (tactical). Attacking throw-in by Moritz Volz(Fulham).

59:26: Goal kick taken long by Antti Niemi(Fulham).

59:08: Foul by Claus Jensen(Fulham) on Gilberto Silva(Arsenal). Direct free kick taken right-footed by Kolo Toure(Arsenal) from own half, passed.

58:27: Foul by Alexander Hleb(Arsenal) on Brian McBride(Fulham). Direct free kick taken right-footed by Philippe Christanval(Fulham) from own half, resulting in open play.

58:07: Attacking throw-in by Tomas Rosicky(Arsenal).

57:51: Foul by Francesc Fabregas(Arsenal) on Wayne Routledge(Fulham). Direct free kick taken right-footed by Michael Brown(Fulham) from right channel, passed.

57:28: Attacking throw-in by Alexander Hleb(Arsenal).

56:45: Foul by Alexander Hleb(Arsenal) on Claus Jensen(Fulham). Free kick crossed right-footed by Claus Jensen(Fulham) from right wing, clearance by Mathieu Flamini(Arsenal).

55:06: Defending throw-in by Moritz Volz(Fulham).

54:46: Correction - Defending throw-in by Kolo Toure(Arsenal).

54:46: Defending throw-in by Justin Hoyte(Arsenal).

54:39: Cross by Alexander Hleb(Arsenal), clearance by Michael Brown(Fulham).

54:09: Cross by Justin Hoyte(Arsenal), clearance by Moritz Volz(Fulham).

53:36: Foul by Liam Rosenior(Fulham) on Alexander Hleb(Arsenal). Direct free kick taken right-footed by Francesc Fabregas(Arsenal) from right channel, passed.

53:22: Foul by Brian McBride(Fulham) on Gilberto Silva(Arsenal). Direct free kick taken right-footed by Gilberto Silva(Arsenal) from own half, passed.

52:53: Goal kick taken long by Antti Niemi(Fulham).

52:16: Cross by Moritz Volz(Fulham), header by Brian McBride(Fulham) from centre of penalty area (12 yards), over the bar. Goal kick taken short by Jens Lehmann(Arsenal).

51:48: Thierry Henry(Arsenal) caught offside. Direct free kick taken right-footed by Antti Niemi(Fulham) from own half, resulting in open play.

51:13: Foul by Papa Bouba Diop(Fulham) on Francesc Fabregas(Arsenal). Direct free kick taken right-footed by Francesc Fabregas(Arsenal) from own half, resulting in open play.

50:04: Foul by Moritz Volz(Fulham) on Mathieu Flamini(Arsenal). Direct free kick taken right-footed by Mathieu Flamini(Arsenal) from own half, passed.

49:07: Robin Van Persie(Arsenal) caught offside. Direct free kick taken right-footed by Antti Niemi(Fulham) from own half, resulting in open play.

48:36: Cross by Robin Van Persie(Arsenal), blocked by Moritz Volz(Fulham). Inswinging corner from left by-line taken right-footed by Francesc Fabregas(Arsenal) to near post, clearance by Philippe Christanval(Fulham).

48:07: Cross by Thierry Henry(Arsenal), clearance by Philippe Christanval(Fulham).

47:06: Attacking throw-in by Claus Jensen(Fulham).

46:32: Defending throw-in by Mathieu Flamini(Arsenal).

46:12: Attacking throw-in by Mathieu Flamini(Arsenal).

45:52: Foul by Michael Brown(Fulham) on Robin Van Persie(Arsenal). Direct free kick taken left-footed by Robin Van Persie(Arsenal) from own half, passed.

45:36: Defending throw-in by Justin Hoyte(Arsenal).

45:26: Attacking throw-in by Liam Rosenior(Fulham).

Substitution made45:01: Substitution - Arsenal substitution: Alexandre Song Billong replaced by Francesc Fabregas (tactical).Fulham substitution: Tomasz Radzinski replaced by Wayne Routledge (injury).

45:00: Cross by Luis Boa Morte(Fulham), clearance by Kolo Toure(Arsenal).

45:00: Goal kick taken long by Antti Niemi(Fulham).

45:00: Attacking throw-in by Justin Hoyte(Arsenal).

45:00: Shot by Brian McBride(Fulham) right-footed from left side of penalty area (12 yards), save (tipped round post) by Jens Lehmann(Arsenal). Inswinging corner from left by-line taken right-footed by Claus Jensen(Fulham) to far post, clearance by Tomas Rosicky(Arsenal).

44:49: Defending throw-in by Justin Hoyte(Arsenal).

43:53: Defending throw-in by Justin Hoyte(Arsenal).

42:52: Yellow Card - Foul by Tomas Rosicky(Arsenal) on Tomasz Radzinski(Fulham). Tomas Rosicky(Arsenal) booked for unsporting behaviour. Direct free kick taken right-footed by Moritz Volz(Fulham) from own half, resulting in open play.

42:02: Foul by Mathieu Flamini(Arsenal) on Tomasz Radzinski(Fulham). Direct free kick taken right-footed by Antti Niemi(Fulham) from own half, resulting in open play.

41:39: Defending throw-in by Mathieu Flamini(Arsenal).

41:19: Attacking throw-in by Moritz Volz(Fulham).

39:09: Yellow Card - Foul by Philippe Senderos(Arsenal) on Tomasz Radzinski(Fulham). Kolo Toure(Arsenal) booked for unsporting behaviour. Free kick curled right-footed by Claus Jensen(Fulham) from left channel (25 yards), missed left. Goal kick taken short by Jens Lehmann(Arsenal).

38:31: Foul by Robin Van Persie(Arsenal) on Luis Boa Morte(Fulham). Direct free kick taken right-footed by Antti Niemi(Fulham) from own half, resulting in open play.

37:59: Corner from right by-line taken short left-footed by Robin Van Persie(Arsenal).

37:11: Defending throw-in by Justin Hoyte(Arsenal).

36:42: Attacking throw-in by Mathieu Flamini(Arsenal).

34:59: Goal - Foul by Liam Rosenior(Fulham) on Alexander Hleb(Arsenal). Liam Rosenior(Fulham) booked for unsporting behaviour.Free kick scored by Robin Van Persie(Arsenal) left-footed (top-left of goal) from right channel (25 yards).Fulham 2-1 Arsenal.

34:26: Foul by Luis Boa Morte(Fulham) on Justin Hoyte(Arsenal). Direct free kick taken right-footed by Justin Hoyte(Arsenal) from own half, passed.

33:27: Shot by Luis Boa Morte(Fulham) left-footed from left side of penalty area (12 yards), save (fumbled) by Jens Lehmann(Arsenal).

32:53: Handball by Tomasz Radzinski(Fulham). Direct free kick taken right-footed by Kolo Toure(Arsenal) from own half, passed.

31:26: Goal kick taken long by Antti Niemi(Fulham).

30:11: Yellow Card - Foul by Michael Brown(Fulham) on Gilberto Silva(Arsenal). Michael Brown(Fulham) booked for unsporting behaviour. Direct free kick taken right-footed by Philippe Senderos(Arsenal) from own half, passed.

29:22: Attacking throw-in by Liam Rosenior(Fulham).

28:48: Thierry Henry(Arsenal) caught offside. Direct free kick taken right-footed by Antti Niemi(Fulham) from own half, resulting in open play.

28:19: Defending throw-in by Moritz Volz(Fulham).

27:09: Robin Van Persie(Arsenal) caught offside. Direct free kick taken right-footed by Antti Niemi(Fulham) from own half, resulting in open play.

26:48: Attacking throw-in by Justin Hoyte(Arsenal).

26:06: Defending throw-in by Mathieu Flamini(Arsenal).

24:19: Yellow Card - Foul by Alexandre Song Billong(Arsenal) on Tomasz Radzinski(Fulham). Alexandre Song Billong(Arsenal) booked for unsporting behaviour. Free kick taken right-footed by Claus Jensen(Fulham) from left channel (20 yards), hit wall. Inswinging corner from left by-line taken right-footed by Claus Jensen(Fulham) to far post, clearance by Thierry Henry(Arsenal).

23:43: Attacking throw-in by Justin Hoyte(Arsenal).

23:06: Cross by Justin Hoyte(Arsenal), clearance by Zat Knight(Fulham).

22:33: Defending throw-in by Justin Hoyte(Arsenal).

22:05: Defending throw-in by Justin Hoyte(Arsenal).

21:26: Defending throw-in by Justin Hoyte(Arsenal).

21:13: Attacking throw-in by Liam Rosenior(Fulham).

20:47: Foul by Kolo Toure(Arsenal) on Luis Boa Morte(Fulham). Direct free kick taken right-footed by Claus Jensen(Fulham) from left wing, passed.

19:40: Foul by Luis Boa Morte(Fulham) on Alexander Hleb(Arsenal). Direct free kick taken right-footed by Kolo Toure(Arsenal) from right channel, resulting in open play.

18:10: Goal - Cross by Luis Boa Morte(Fulham), goal by Tomasz Radzinski(Fulham) right-footed (top-right of goal) from right side of six-yard box (6 yards).Fulham 2-0 Arsenal. Assist (cross) by Luis Boa Morte(Fulham) from left wing.

17:28: Attacking throw-in by Gilberto Silva(Arsenal).

17:01: Inswinging corner from left by-line taken right-footed by Thierry Henry(Arsenal) to far post, clearance by Brian McBride(Fulham).

16:10: Inswinging corner from left by-line taken right-footed by Thierry Henry(Arsenal) to short, resulting in open play.

15:16: Correction - Shot by Luis Boa Morte(Fulham) drilled left-footed from left channel (25 yards), missed left. Goal kick taken short by Jens Lehmann(Arsenal).

15:16: Shot by Luis Boa Morte(Fulham) drilled left-footed from left channel (25 yards), missed left. Goal kick taken long by Jens Lehmann(Arsenal).

14:05: Cross by Liam Rosenior(Fulham), save (caught) by Jens Lehmann(Arsenal).

13:51: Attacking throw-in by Liam Rosenior(Fulham).

12:48: Foul by Tomas Rosicky(Arsenal) on Moritz Volz(Fulham). Direct free kick taken right-footed by Claus Jensen(Fulham) from right wing, resulting in open play.

12:10: Deflected shot by Tomasz Radzinski(Fulham) left-footed from right side of penalty area (18 yards), save (caught) by Jens Lehmann(Arsenal).

10:30: Foul by Alexander Hleb(Arsenal) on Papa Bouba Diop(Fulham). Direct free kick taken right-footed by Moritz Volz(Fulham) from own half, resulting in open play.

09:10: Defending throw-in by Justin Hoyte(Arsenal).

08:43: Goal kick taken long by Antti Niemi(Fulham).

08:05: Foul by Liam Rosenior(Fulham) on Alexander Hleb(Arsenal). Direct free kick taken right-footed by Kolo Toure(Arsenal) from right channel, passed.

07:31: Correction - Shot by Thierry Henry(Arsenal) left-footed from left side of penalty area (18 yards), missed left. Goal kick taken long by Antti Niemi(Fulham).

07:31: Shot by Thierry Henry(Arsenal) left-footed from left side of penalty area (18 yards), missed left. Goal kick taken long by Antti Niemi(Fulham).

06:51: Goal kick taken long by Antti Niemi(Fulham).

06:24: Defending throw-in by Liam Rosenior(Fulham).

04:43: Goal - Inswinging corner from left by-line taken right-footed by Claus Jensen(Fulham) to near post, headed goal by Brian McBride(Fulham) (bottom-right of goal) from left side of six-yard box (6 yards).Fulham 1-0 Arsenal. Assist (cross) by Claus Jensen(Fulham) from left by-line.

02:52: Defending throw-in by Justin Hoyte(Arsenal).

02:41: Foul by Michael Brown(Fulham) on Tomas Rosicky(Arsenal). Direct free kick taken right-footed by Gilberto Silva(Arsenal) from own half, passed.

02:05: Foul by Thierry Henry(Arsenal) on Moritz Volz(Fulham). Direct free kick taken right-footed by Antti Niemi(Fulham) from own half, resulting in open play.

01:31: Defending throw-in by Justin Hoyte(Arsenal).

00:50: Cross by Philippe Christanval(Fulham), clearance by Philippe Senderos(Arsenal). Inswinging corner from left by-line taken right-footed by Claus Jensen(Fulham) to centre, save (caught) by Jens Lehmann(Arsenal).

00:36: Attacking throw-in by Tomasz Radzinski(Fulham).

Match Information

Competition: Barclays Premier League

Date: Wednesday 29 November 2006
Kick-off: 7:45pm

Venue: Craven Cottage, London
Attendance: 24,510

Referee: Howard Webb

Fulham

Line-up: Niemi; Volz, Knight, Christanval, Rosenior; Radzinski (Routledge 46'), Brown, Claus Jensen, Diop, Boa Morte; McBride (Helguson 76')

Unused substitutes: Lastuvka, Zakuani, John

Arsenal

Line-up: Lehmann; Song (Fábregas 46'), Senderos, Touré, Hoyte; Hleb (Djourou 65'), Gilberto Silva, Flamini, Rosicky (Walcott 61'); van Persie, Henry

Unused substitutes: Almunia, Adebayor

As It Stood Table

Pos Club Pl Pts
1 Manchester United 14 35
2 Chelsea 14 32
3 Bolton Wanderers 14 24
4 Portsmouth 14 23
5 Aston Villa 15 23
6 Arsenal 14 22
7 Reading 14 22
8 Everton 14 21
9 Liverpool 14 21
10 Fulham 15 20
11 Tottenham Hotspur 14 19
12 Manchester City 15 19
13 Wigan Athletic 13 18
14 Middlesbrough 14 16
15 West Ham United 14 14
16 Blackburn Rovers 13 13
17 Newcastle United 14 13
18 Sheffield United 15 13
19 Watford 14 9
20 Charlton Athletic 14 9
Fulham (4-5-1)
  • 29Antti Niemi
  • 2Moritz Volz
  • 6Zat Knight
  • 5Philippe Christanval
  • 7Liam Rosenior
  • 13Tomasz Radzinski
  • 8Michael Brown
  • 16Claus Jensen
  • 14Papa Bouba Diop
  • 11Luis Boa Morte
  • 20Brian McBride
Substitutes
  • 12Jan Lastuvka
  • 18Gabriel Zakuani
  • 22Wayne Routledge
  • 9Heidar Helguson
  • 15Collins John
Arsenal (4-4-2)
  • 1Jens Lehmann
  • 17Alexandre Song
  • 6Philippe Senderos
  • 5Kolo Touré
  • 31Justin Hoyte
  • 13Aliaksandr Hleb
  • Gilberto Silva
  • 16Mathieu Flamini
  • 7Tomas Rosicky
  • 10Robin van Persie
  • 14Thierry Henry
Substitutes
  • 1Manuel Almunia
  • 20Johan Djourou
  • 4Francesc Fábregas
  • 14Theo Walcott
  • 25Emmanuel Adebayor