Sunday, October 4, 2009
Arsenal Missiles Bombard Blackburn Defense
Andrei Arshavin controls the ball
Andrei, Robin, and Cesc celebrate Arsenal's goal
Arsenal twice came back from behind before eventually beating Blackburn Rovers 6-2 at the Emirates Stadium.
Andrei Arshavin shoots and scores Arsenal's third goal
Cesc Fabregas runs
Cesc Fabregas produced a virtuoso display as Arsenal saw off the challenge of Blackburn in their Barclays Premier League match, where Theo Walcott marked his return from injury with a late goal.
Thomas Vermaelen scores the goal
Steven Nzonzi had nodded Rovers ahead in the fourth minute before Thomas Vermaelen smashed home an equaliser.
Robin van Persie
David Dunn's deflected effort put the visitors back in front, but Robin van Persie and Andrey Arshavin saw Arsenal lead 3-2 at the break.
Cesc toasts with Theo
Captain Fabregas got the goal his performance deserved just before the hour, and then helped set up substitute Walcott on 75 minutes with Nicklas Bendtner cracking in a sixth late on.
Arsenal confirm their fourth position of English Premier League standings because Chelsea defeated Liverpool 2-0 in Stamford Bridge. Nicolas Anelka and Florent Malouda scored the goals to Liverpool goalkeeper, Jose Reina.
Theo hugs captain Cesc
Nicklas Bendtner and Blackburn's goalkeeper Paul Robinson
Other English Premier League Sunday results:
West Ham 2-2 Fulham
Everton 1-1 Stoke City
pictures by arsenal.com, espnstar.com, premierleague.com, and yahoo.sports
Posted by I Am Football Fan at 11:13 PM