SK Sturm Graz vs Arsenal – LIVE… (Whilst Eduardo Signs for Shakhtar)

Afternoon all and today marks the return of some sort of Match Day Live as we take on FC Sturm Graz in a friendly.

The first half line up is:

Fabianski

Nordtveit – Vermaelen – Djourou – Traore

Nasri – Frimpong – Wilshere

Walcott – Chamakh – Arshavin

And also, the news of Eduardo leaving and signing for Shakhtar has been announced on their website:

Today on 21 July FC Shakhtar have signed a Brazilian-born Croatian forward Eduardo Da Silva from Arsenal London on a 4-year contract being anticipated by all the international media. All the details were agreed tonight at Donbas Arena in Donetsk. Within the nearest time the newcomer will be introduced to Ukrainian media representatives as well as to the Pitmen fans.

Good luck, me old man!

  • devday

    No Almunia again… may see Szczęsny in the 2nd half.

  • devday

    Subs:

    Wojciech Szczesny
    Laurent Koscielny
    Kieran Gibbs
    Craig Eastmond
    Henri Lansbury
    Tomas Rosicky
    Jay Emmanuel-Thomas

  • devday

    Sturm Graz line up:

    Silvije Cavlina
    Manuel Weber
    Thomas Burgstaller
    Joachim Standfest
    Gordon Schildenfeld
    Samir Muratovic
    Florian Kainz
    Stefan Stangl
    Pa Saliko Kujabi
    Imre Szabics
    Marvin Weinberger

  • devday

    Very excited to see a) Nasri in the middle b) Frimpong as DM c) Wilshere in Cesc role d) Chamakh upfront…

  • http://worldofarsenal Josiah

    anybody got working stream?

  • RVP

    is your atvo working?

    mine is playing up

  • RVP

    working now

  • devday

    Yes, it’s all working – players are out!

  • devday

    Very excited.

  • devday

    Small bench

  • RVP

    djourou and vermaelen partnership again looks like koscielny is gonna be 3rd choice cb??

  • devday

    Djourou is a beast!

  • devday

    Theo’s movement looks awesome!

  • devday

    Good turn by Theo – Nordtveit looks decent on the right!

  • devday

    Chamakh reminds me of Adebayor when he first joined in terms of his workrate!

  • devday

    Great challenge from Vermaelen – but it was last ditch!

  • gooner get ya

    Arsenal are 1-0 up, Nasri 16th min

  • devday

    Sturm Graz 0-1 Arsenal – Nasri scores, right footed effort from just outside the box!

  • devday

    Chamakh should have got that on target from Nasri’s corner!

  • devday

    I keep on mistaking Frimpong for Song…

  • gooner get ya

    Walcott is playing shite

  • devday

    Fabianski comes to the rescue…

  • gooner get ya

    i have an ok stream http://www. iraqgoals .tv/ch1.html

  • devday

    Free kick outside the D – Jack got pushed over – will Jack take it?

  • gooner get ya

    only just realised Arshavin is playing…

  • devday

    Nasri takes it…

    … and it’s 2-0

  • gooner get ya

    GOAL: Nasri Free kick awesome!!!41st min

  • gooner get ya

    Wilshire booked…thats what you get from too much time playing for Bolton :)

  • devday

    2nd Half Team: Fabianski – Nordtveit – Djourou – Koscielny – Gibbs – Eastmond – Rosicky – Lansbury – Walcott – JET – Wilshere

  • devday

    When Djourou is allowed to go that forward, you know it’s a friendly!

  • gooner get ya

    3-0 Lansbury nice calm finish

  • devday

    Lansbury makes it 3-0….

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    YoungGunsBlog
    3-0. Goal made in the Reserves. Nordtveit’s excellent flick inside, JET with super vision and then a quality finish from Lansbury.

  • goonerman

    rosicky looking pretty good in the middle, hopefullu he will have shaken off that long injury and we will see them 30 yard smashers going in all season long lol!

  • Mehedi

    LOLOLOOL gibbs and traore

  • vj

    nordveit’s been pretty good apprantly, and nasri was brilliant, koscielny looks soo small, i reckon vermaelen djourou to start unless someone new comes in

  • devday

    It’s all over, final score 3-0 and a decent run out – more on tomorrow’s blog!