Stoke vs Arsenal
5:30pm Saturday 19th August
WATCH: MATCH HIGHLIGHTS
STOKE 1-0 ARSENAL
FT: It's all over. Stoke hold on for all three points and a brilliant win over Arsenal. New signing Jese Rodriguez was the match-winner for hosts, scoring just after half-time as Mark Hughes' men picked up their first points of the season.
90+5: Oxlade-Chamberlain fires a pass to Mustafi, who is offside. That appears to be it for Arsenal's chances of an equaliser...
90+4: CHANCE! Monreal drills a cross towards Giroud, who beats Shawcross to the ball. However, the Frenchman heads wide of the target.
90+3: The ball is fired into the Stoke penalty area and Giroud rises highest knock the ball down into a dangerous area. There's no-one there for Arsenal as Stoke clear their lines.
90+2: Arsenal work the ball to Mustafi on the right flank and the German slices his cross into the crowd. That pretty much sums up Arsenal's night.
90: There will be FIVE minutes of added time...
87: Play is back underway and Pieters is back on for the hosts.
85: Pieters is still down and receiving treatment.
83: Pieters go down as Mustafi slides in with a challenge. Pieters stays down but referee Andre Marriner waves play on, much to the bemusement of the home fans.
79: SUBS! Here come the changes. Walcott and Iwobi replace Xhaka and Lacazette.
78: Oxlade-Chamberlain's shot is deflected behind for another Arsenal corner. Mustafi rises highest but powers his header wide of the target.
77: It appears Arsenal are preparing the final throw of the dice. Iwobi and Walcott look to be coming on for the Gunners...
75: CORNER! Ozil's corner is flicked away to safety by Zouma. The on loan defender is then called upon to shackle Lacazette and he does brilliantly, standing his ground to win his side a goal kick.
73: NO GOAL! Arsenal think they have an equaliser as Giroud's flick falls to Lacazette, who powers the ball high into the roof of net. However, the flag is up for offside and it's a very, very tight call.
71: SUB! Jese's run out of gas. He goes off to a standing ovation and is replaced by Sobhi.
70: CHANCE! Oxlade-Chamberlain picks out Lacazette in the box but the Frenchman's touch lets him down. Stoke clear only as far as Ozil, who powers the ball goalwards but his effort is brilliantly blocked by Fletcher. Ozil gets another go though, curling the ball inches wide of the post.
68: SAVE! Giroud's first touch releases Welbeck, who takes one touch to many, allowing Butland to come off his line and make a smart save.
67: SUB! Here's the change! Kolasinac is replaced by Giroud and we'll have a change of shaped for the Gunners as well.
66: Arsenal are keeping the ball well but Stoke are keeping their shape well at the moment.
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64: Arsenal are preparing to make a change and it looks like Giroud will be the man to come on.
63: WIDE! Fletcher slices a shot and it falls for Choupo-Moting, who volleys into the side netting.
62: SAVE! Pieters whips the ball in from the left and Berahino gets his head to the ball, forcing Cech to tip the ball over the crossbar.
61: CHANCE! Mustafi pokes the ball into the box, picking out Ramsey. The Welshman steers the ball goalwards but it's straight at Butland, who makes a comfortable save.
60: CHANCE! Ozil's cross picks out Welbeck. the England forward has time and space to pick his spot with a header, but he gets it all wrong as the ball bounces off his shoulder and over the crossbar.
59: Since the goal Stoke have dropped deep and are inviting Arsenal on to them. That could be a dangerous game for Mark Hughes' side.
57: CHANCE! Bellerin gets a shot away and Butland spills it. Welbeck charges in but the bounce of the ball doesn't fall for him as Stoke clear behind for a corner.
55: Ramsey heads Oxlade-Chamberlain's cross back towards Welbeck but Zouma is well positioned to cut the ball out. However, Arsenal want a penalty as the ball bounces up and hits Zouma's arm but it looks to be accidental. Play on!
54: The goal has lifted the mood at the bet365 Stadium. the home fans are now cheering every tackle and every block.
52: Welbeck shows his strength, barging Diouf off the ball. He picks out Bellerin on the edge of the box and continues his run but the return pass is poor and the ball runs out for a goal kick.
50: Can Arsenal find a response? The substitutes are now out warming up so we can expect to see Giroud and co sooner rather than later.
49: That goal has livened the bet365 Stadium up as Delilah rings around the ground.
GOAL! STOKE 1-0 ARSENAL (Jese, 47)
Jese starts the move, picking out Berahino just outside the Arsenal box. The Spaniard continues his run and gets the ball back before firing the ball across Cech and into the bottom corner. What a start to Jese's Stoke career!
STOKE 0-0 ARSENAL
46: KICK-OFF! Stoke get us back underway...
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HT: Andre Marriner brings the first-half to a close. Neither side have been at their best but both goalkeepers have been in the action with Jack Butland in particular making impressive saves to deny Aaron Ramsey and Danny Welbeck. Jese has been bright for Stoke but both managers will be wanting more from their sides after the break.
45+2: It's Butland's turn to punch. He's alert to the danger, getting to the ball first as Oxlade-Chamberlain clips the ball over the top for Ramsey. The whistle's gone though for a high foot against Ramsey.
45+1: Fletcher sends a long ball into the box but Cech spots the danger, charging off his line to make a comfortable catch.
45: There will be TWO minutes of added time at the end of the first-half.
43: Play is back underway with Diouf back on the field.
41: Diouf is down as Arsenal look to go forward. The Gunners initially do not put the ball out but after a while Monreal fires it out for a throw-in which allows Diouf to get treatment.
40: Allen gets in behind the Arsenal defence but his touch takes him away from goal, which allows the visitors to regain their shape. The chance disappears for Stoke as Arsenal bring the ball away.
37: Oxlade-Chamberlain breaks for Arsenal. He has support but takes the shot on, firing wide of Butland's far post.
35: SAVE! Xhaka can strike them from distance but this time, it's a weak effort which is easily saved by Butland.
33: WIDE! Ozil turns sharply in the Stoke penalty area before sliding the ball back for Bellerin to strike. It's a horrible effort from the Spaniard, who strikes the ball high and wide of the goal.
32: CHANCE! The ball falls to Choupo-Moting, who stands the ball up for Shawcross. The defender rises unmarked but can only head the ball over the crossbar.
WATCH: RAMSEY CHANCE
Could that have been the opener for Arsenal? See how close Ramsey went. Hit play...
31: It's a better effort from Jese. Diouf gets his head to the ball but cannot make good enough contact to trouble Cech.
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