JAC Sport, London - Compete at the Emirates Stadium on Saturday, December 31, 2011, Arsenal beat Queens Park Ragers 1-0. Arsenal in the first half had received a lot of resistance from the visitor. Even the visitors who threatened The Gunners defense.
In the 9th minute, QPR had chances through Shaun Wright-Phillips (SWP) shot. Unfortunately, the shot SWP still failed to meet targets. The ball can still be saved Arsenal goalkeeper, Wojciech Szczesny.
Arsenal back through the action of RVP in 30th minutes. But the RVP's volley kick was still soaring over the crossbar by QPR goal. Score 0-0 last until halftime.
In the second half, Arsenal immediately appear aggressive. The first chance the Gunners in the first round obtained Theo Walcott. Unfortunately the Walcott shot that use the passing from Aaron Ramsey was wide of the QPR goal.
However, Arsenal finally broke the deadlock on a successful 60th minute by Van Persie goal. Dutch striker managed to QPR goalkeeper use ball from shot his teammate, Andre Arshavin. Arsenal 1-0 lead.
Although several times Arsenal a chance to increase the advantage, but until the game ended 1-0 score remained unchanged.
With this result successfully pushed Arsenal to fourth notch standings with 36 points from 19 matches. Arsenal adrift nine points of the pemuncak, Manchester City, the new diving 19 games. Meanwhile, QPR must be willing to be ranked 17th with a score 17 points.
Line Up :
Arsenal : Szczesny, Koscielny, Mertesacker, Vermaelen, Djourou, Song, Arteta, Van Persie 60', Ramsey, Arshavin, Walcott
QPR : Cerny, Connolly, Gabbidon, Traore, Luke Young, Damian Faurlin, Barton, Bothroyd, Wright-Phillips, Taarabt, Mackie