Birmingham 0 – Arsenal 3 (Premier League, January 1, 2011) (Longer highlights & MOTD highlights.) Early doors Roger Johnson was booked for a touch tackle on Cesc Fabregas.Â Robin van Persie saw his free-kick deflect off the Birmingham wall and put Arsenal ahead on 13. In the second half Arsenal cranked up the pressure and were rewarded with a fine second, Samir Nasri firing low into the corner on 58 following neat passing with Cesc Fabregas. Nasri and Fabregas were also involved in the third goal, eventually claimed as an own goal by Roger Johnson.
Individual highlights: Samir Nasri.