Special Sub-Topic: Arsenal: 2008/09
|An Arsenal player scored the first goal of the season. Who was he?|
Samir Nasri. Samir Nasri was signed by Arsenal in the summer transfer window from Marseille. He scored the first goal of the season against West Bromwich Albion in the fourth minute.
|Who was the first Manchester United player to join Arsenal since Brian Kidd in 1974?|
Mikael Silvestre. Silvestre had 23 appearances and scored two goals for Arsenal.
|Who was the only Gunner to receive a straight red card?|
Robin van Persie. Van Persie was sent off in the 90th minute against Stoke City (at the Brittania Stadium). Arsenal lost the game 2-1, with Fuller and Olofinjana scoring for Stoke, while Clichy got the consolation goal for Arsenal in the 90th minute.
|Who scored all four of Arsenal's goals in the 4-4 draw against Liverpool?|
Andrei Arshavin. Arshavin scored in the 36th, 67th, 70th and 90th minutes. Benayoun and Torres scored two apiece for Liverpool.
|Which were the two teams who drew 4-4 with Arsenal?|
Liverpool and Tottenham. Arshavin scored all 4 goals in the match against Liverpool at Anfield, whereas the 4-4 draw with Tottenham was at home. Silvestre, Gallas, Adebayor, and van Persie scored for Arsenal.
|Arshavin's first game for Arsenal was against Sunderland.|
t. The game ended in a 0-0 draw.
|By what aggregate did Arsenal lose to Manchester United in the semi-final of the Champions League?|
4-1. Arsenal lost 1-0 at Old Trafford with John O'Shea scoring for Manchester United, and 3-1 at the Emirates Stadium, with Ronaldo scoring two, and Park scoring once for Manchester United. Van Persie scored Arsenal's only goal in the two-legged semi-final.
|Arsenal's last game of the season was a 4-1 win against newly promoted club Stoke City. When was the last goal scored?|
41st minute. All 5 goals came in the first half, with van Persie scoring the last goal of the match. The other goals were scored by Diaby, van Persie, Fuller and Beattie. Beattie scored an own goal to give Arsenal the lead. Diaby and van Persie(who scored two) scored for Arsenal, whereas Fuller scored from a penalty for Stoke.
|Which two players got the maximum yellow cards?|
Van Persie and Clichy. Both received 9 yellow cards each.
|What was Arsenal's final goal diference in the Premier League?|
+31. Arsenal won 20, drew 12 and lost 6. They scored 68 and conceded 37. Van Persie was the top goalscorer with 20 goals.
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