Game #4461

League Cup Final

Wembley Stadium

Attendance: 77,056

Sunday, 24 March 1996

Position:

Final

Aston Villa

3-0

Leeds United

Scorer(s) | Savo Milošević | 20’ | Ian Taylor | 55’ | Dwight Yorke | 88’ |

Assist(s) | Not recorded

AT A GLANCE

Game #4461

Season | 1995-96 |
Matchday | #44 |
Manager Game | #74 |
Sunday, 24 March 1996

MATCH SUMMARY

Manager | Brian Little |
Referee | Robbie Hart |
KO | 5.00pm |
HT Score | 1-0 |
FT Score | 3-0 |
FT Result | Won |
Last 5 Games | WWLDW |

TEAM STATS

Starting XI Average Age
| 26.62 |

Oldest Player |
CB Paul McGrath | 36.33 |

Youngest Player |
CF Savo Milošević | 22.57 |

TEAM NEWS

Villa return to the line up that beat Manchester United on the opening day of the season for the League Cup final - arguably Villa's strongest available XI which had been used 10 times this season already.

UNAVAILABLE

Not recorded

MATCH STATS

Not recorded

QUOTE OF THE DAY

MATCH PROGRAMME

LEAGUE TABLE

STARTING LINE UP

GK Mark Bosnich |
RB Gary Charles |
CB Ugo Ehiogu |
CB Gareth Southgate |
CB Paul McGrath |
LB Alan Wright |
M Mark Draper |
M Ian Taylor |
M Andy Townsend |
F Savo Milošević |
F Dwight Yorke | 

THE OPPOSITION

Lukic, Wetherall, Pemberton, Kelly, Radebe (Brolin), Palmer, McAllister, Speed, Gray, Ford (Deane), Yeboah. Manager: Howard Wilkinson.

ex: Also played for the Villa

g: Scored

s/o: Sent off

s-: Sub off; s+: Sub on

SUBSTITUTES

None

UNUSED SUBSTITUTES

F Tommy Johnson
LB Steve Staunton
GK Michael Oakes

MATCH TIMELINE

20’ Goal, Savo Milošević
HT Aston Villa 1-0 Leeds United
55’ Goal, Ian Taylor
88’ Goal, Dwight Yorke
Booking, Gareth Southgate
Booking, Paul McGrath
FT Aston Villa 3-0 Leeds United

ON THIS DAY

In one of the most complete cup final performances all time, Villa secured their fifth League Cup win in this Wembley demolition of Leeds United where Brian Little walked on water.

KEY MAN

Savo Milošević, stunning opener to win the Cup for Villa, Sunday, 24 March 1996.

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