This article updates itself. There is no need to refresh this page. Last Updated at 4:54 pm, February 9th 2013
The final whistle goes and Arsenal have held on for a hard-fought 1-0 victory despite a spirited performance from Sunderland in the second half. The Gunners had to withstand some severe pressure in the final half hour following the dismissal of Jenkinson, but had been excellent in the first half and it was Cazorla who grabbed the decisive goal.
Wenger makes a defensive change as he brings on Miquel for Walcott for the closing stages.
Walcott receives a yellow card for a trip on Sessegnon just outside the Arsenal area, on the left-hand side for the attacking team.
Sunderland are finally able to make their substitution as Vaughan comes on to replace the injured Rose.
Colback is the latest player to go into the book following a late challenge on Giroud.
O'Neill clearly thinks Sunderland have a chance here as he brings on Graham for N'Diaye to bolster his side's attack.
Larsson is booked for kicking the ball away following a foul by Bramble on Cazorla in midfield.
SKY BET: Can the Black Cats make the most of the extra man? They are now 11/4 to secure a draw and 10/1 to go on and win.
RED CARD: Jenkinson only has himself to blame for this as he slides in with a rash challenge on Sessegnon down Arsenal's right. He never looked like winning the ball and it is an easy decision for referee Taylor to brandish the red card.
Diaby comes on to replace Wilshere, who does not look to be in too much distress as he takes his place on the Arsenal dugout.
The second half gets started and Sunderland have made a change, with Larsson on for Cattermole, who had been booked and also appeared to be limping towards the end of the first half.
Jack says: 'Disgrace that Cattermole is still on the pitch. It is obovious that Sunderland are trying to take the Arsenal players out of it. The ref needs to step up and deal with them.'
The half-time whistle goes and Wenger must be a very happy man following an impressive performance by his team so far. Arsenal lead 1-0 thanks to Cazorla's strike and have barely been tested by Sunderland at their own end, although the Black cats are not out of it yet and now have the chance to regroup.
GOAL! The deadlock is finally broken as Cazorla arrows in a low shot from the edge of the area which leaves Mignolet with no chance as it fizzes through a sea of defenders. Credit must also go to Walcott for setting up the Spaniard after another neat move from Arsenal.
SKY BET: Who can get the breakthrough? Giroud and Walcott are the 9/2 favourites to score first followed by Cazorla and Fletcher (both 7/1).
Wenger is furious on the touchline as the referee rules that a challenge by Rose on Wilshere is fair, and his mood does not improve when Jenkinson is booked moments later for a foul on Colback.
Arsenal respond with a chance of their own as Walcott forces Mignolet to make a fine save low to his right with a shot from the edge of the area. Cattermole had brought down Ramsey with a wild tackle just before Walcott's shot and is shown a yellow card by referee Anthony Taylor when play comes to a halt.
Lewis Dunn writes: 'Think it will be a tough game today but I have a good feeling about Sunderland, think we might just edge it 2-1 with Gardner to get one and Graham to get his first...just hope I'm right.'
Jamie Cull is the first to get in touch, saying: 'Should be in for a good game today. Sunderland always give us a difficult game but as always the two key players today have got to be Santi Cazorla and the one and only Sir Jack Wilshere....going for an Arsenal win....2-1 from Jay.'
SKY BET: With Arsenal having conceded 62% of their goals in the first half of games, a league high proportion, and conceded fewer in total after the break than any other team (11, Opta), Sunderland HT Arsenal FT could prove a lucrative bet at 25/1 with Sky Bet. Lukas Podolski needs only to add more goals to his game to compliment an impressive tally of assists (10 in last eight league games, Opta) and the Germany international is an 11/2 shot to open the scoring. The Stadium of Light has witnessed fewer goals than any other ground in the top tier, under 2.5 goals at 5/6 promises to be a winner.
Barclays Premier League
|10||West Ham United||32||43|
|13||West Bromwich Albion||33||36|
|19||Queens Park Rangers||33||26|