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Arsenal 0-0 Chelsea FT: Shots(OT) 12(1) - 7(3), Possession 57% - 43%, Rating 6.96 - 6.94 http://t.co/J1QrlySKHw #AFCvCFC— WhoScored.com (@WhoScored) April 26, 2015
Arsenal 0-0 Chelsea FT: Shots(OT) 12(1) - 7(3), Possession 57% - 43%, Rating 6.96 - 6.94 http://t.co/J1QrlySKHw #AFCvCFC
0 - Arsenal have been held to a goalless draw in the Premier League for the first time this season. Neutralised.— OptaJoe (@OptaJoe) April 26, 2015
0 - Arsenal have been held to a goalless draw in the Premier League for the first time this season. Neutralised.
It's all over at the Emirates! Chelsea will be very happy with the point, Arsenal have not scored against Chelsea in 8 hours of football.
Arsenal 0 - 0 Chelsea
A disappointing second half after the drama of the first.
Didier Drogba has scored 15 goals in 15 games against Arsenal for Chelsea and Galatasaray.— FootballFacts101 (@FootballFact101) April 26, 2015
Didier Drogba has scored 15 goals in 15 games against Arsenal for Chelsea and Galatasaray.
Arsenal 0-0 Chelsea HT: Player Ratings #AFCvCFC pic.twitter.com/QYXjRQ48Pq— WhoScored.com (@WhoScored) April 26, 2015
Arsenal 0-0 Chelsea HT: Player Ratings #AFCvCFC pic.twitter.com/QYXjRQ48Pq
Today's referee MIchael Oliver has awarded the equal-most penalties (EIGHT) this season, with Mark Clattenburg @premierleague— Neal Collins (@nealcol) April 26, 2015
Today's referee MIchael Oliver has awarded the equal-most penalties (EIGHT) this season, with Mark Clattenburg @premierleague
HALF TIME MATCH STATS
64% Possession 36%
7 Shots 4
1 On Target 2
3 Corners 1
HT Arsenal 0-0 Chelsea
Big calls by Michael Oliver.
All eyes on the man in...grey http://t.co/N9kMcaiQhb #AFCvCFC pic.twitter.com/413BEgD5BD— BBC Sport (@BBCSport) April 26, 2015
HT Arsenal 0-0 Chelsea
Big calls by Michael Oliver.
All eyes on the man in...grey http://t.co/N9kMcaiQhb #AFCvCFC pic.twitter.com/413BEgD5BD
HALF TIME AT THE EMIRATES
Wow, what a half that was! On another day we could have had FOUR penalties! Non were given!
FULL TIME: ARSENAL 0-0 CHELSEA.
Another booking - this time for Monreal.
Chelsea bring on Juan Cuadrado for Willian.
Cazorla becomes the sixth player to be booked.
There will be four minutes of stoppage time.
Chelsea bring on Kurt Zouma for Fabregas.
Ramsey picks up a late booking.
The Arsenal fans vent their frustration at Chelsea's time-wasting tactics as Terry falls to the ground.
Chelsea win a free-kick in a dangerous position but opt to play it sideways as the minutes tick by.
The Gunners bring on Theo Walcott for Giroud.
Giroud gets in the way of his team-mate Ramsey's ambitious shot.
Chelsea enjoy another long spell of possession, it's looking as though this match is going to finish 0-0.
Arsenal bring on Danny Welbeck for Coquelin.
It's starting to look as though both teams wouldn't be too disappointed with a draw.
Ivanovic is finally booked after fouling Sanchez yet again.
Arsenal are enjoying a good spell again.
Per Mertesacker can only fire a low shot wide after Courtois had punched the ball straight to the Arsenal defender.
Willian is booked after catching Koscielny in the face with his boot.
Drogba's weak shot is gathered by Ospina after the striker had been set up by Willian.
A great Gunners move ends with Terry just getting to Monreal's cross before Sanchez can reach it.
Chelsea have been the tidier team since the interval although neither side has been able to create an opening in the last 20 minutes.
Coquelin is involved in clash of heads with Drogba and the Arsenal midfielder needs some treatment before being able to continue.
Bellerin can't get the better of Terry who sees the ball go out safely for a goal-kick.
Chelsea have taken the sting out of the game and Arsenal are struggling to keep hold of the ball for long spells.
The Gunners win a free-kick but Matic is on hand to head Cazorla's effort away.
Chelsea are more than happy to go sideways and backwards when they have the ball while Arsenal haven't really got going since the interval.
Ospina collides with Fabregas and Laurent Koscielny but is able to continue after receiving some treatment.
Monreal's disappointing cross goes out for a goal-kick as Arsenal try to increase the tempo.
Chelsea slow the pace of the game down as they keep possession of the ball for a lengthy spell at the start of the second period.
Chelsea have brought on Didier Drogba for Oscar.
The second half is underway.
HALF TIME: ARSENAL 0-0 CHELSEA.
Mesut Ozil forces Courtois to make a smart save.
A promising Arsenal attack involving Sanchez and Giroud eventually peters out.
Sanchez drags a weak effort wide after great play by Aaron Ramsey.
It should be 1-0 to Chelsea but, after Willian sets up Ramires, the Brazilian's weak low shot is saved by Ospina.
Coquelin fouls Hazard and is booked.
It's Arsenal's turn to have penalty appeals turned down when Cazorla's shot seems to strike Gary Cahill on the arm.
Arsenal may be edging the match and are definitely seeing more of the ball, but they have still to test Chelsea goalkeeper Thibaut Courtois.
Terry beats Giroud in the air again after yet another fine Monreal cross.
Monreal whips in another tantalising cross that Terry clears.
A promising Chelsea move breaks down when Hazard is dispossessed on the edge of the area.
Cazorla did appear to touch Fabregas who was unfortunate to pick up a booking.
Fabregas is booked for diving under Cazorla's challenge inside the penalty area.
John Terry beats Giroud to the ball when the Frenchman was trying to get his head to Hector Bellerin's inviting cross.
Arsenal have dominated the opening minutes but Chelsea have had two penalty appeals ignored by the referee now.
Oscar needs treatment after being caught by Ospina.
Oscar clips the ball over David Ospina but Bellerin gets back to head it off the line.
It's all Arsenal in the opening exchanges and they win another corner that Nemanja Matic heads away.
Francis Coquelin bumps into Eden Hazard but again referee Oliver decides not to produce a yellow card.
Ivanovic hacks Sanchez down again but still no booking for the Chelsea man.
Sanchez's shot is deflected away for a corner, which Santiago Cazorla takes although the ball is headed clear.
With no forward in their line-up, Oscar seems to be playing in the most advanced role for Chelsea.
Sanchez is a marked man as he's tripped by Branislav Ivanovic this time although the Chelsea man escapes a booking.
Alexis Sanchez tries to find some space for himself in the congested midfield but is fouled.
Cesc Fabregas is being roundly booed by the home fans every time he touches the ball.
Referee Michael Oliver gets the match underway.
David Ospina, Hector Bellerin, Nacho Monreal and Olivier Giroud all start for the Gunners, while Chelsea have no recognised striker in their line-up as Loic Remy and Diego Costa are injured. Didier Drogba starts on the bench.
Chelsea line-up: Courtois, Ivanovic, Cahill, Terry, Azpilicueta, Matic, Fabregas, Ramires, Oscar, Willian, Hazard.
Arsenal line-up: Ospina, Bellerin, Mertesacker, Koscielny, Monreal, Coquelin, Cazorla, Ramsey, Ozil, Alexis, Giroud.
Third-placed Arsenal play table-topping Chelsea at the Emirates Stadium this afternoon.
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