The countdown to Arsenal's next match starts here.

Before every fixture you can take a trip down memory lane with some previous encounters against our forthcoming opponents. Click on the scores for match reports and click on the PLAY buttons to watch the best of the action from each game.

Chelsea - Gold

ARSENAL 1-0 CHELSEA, 2007
Arsenal gave their fans an early Christmas present with a hard-fought victory over their London rivals. Gallas nodded home the only goal - against his former club - on the stroke of half-time after Cech's misjudgement.

Chelsea - Gold

ARSENAL 3-2 CHELSEA, 2003
Desailly's early own goal gave Arsenal the edge before the game exploded into life nine minutes from time. Van Bronckhorst and Henry appeared to have sealed victory but late goals from Stanic and Petit set up a grandstand finish.

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