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Game #4786

Aston Villa

Tuesday, 6 January 2004

Won

9th (+1)

Last 5: ๐ŸŸฉ ๐ŸŸจ ๐ŸŸฉ ๐ŸŸฅ ๐ŸŸฉ

Premier League

Portsmouth

Attendance: 28,625

Villa Park

Aston Villa

2-1

Portsmouth

Assist(s) | Gareth Barry | 22โ€™ |

MATCH SUMMARY

Villa's remarkable upturn in League form continues as they rise to 9th in the table winning for the fourth time in five unbeaten Premier League games under David O'Leary.

KEY MAN

Juan Pablo รngel celebrates opening the scoring against Portsmouth on 22' as Villa win for the fourth time in five unbeaten Premier League games under David O'Leary, Tuesday, 6 January, 2004.

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MATCH TIMELINE

Tuesday, 6 January 2004

โšฝ | 22โ€™ Goal, 1-0, Juan Pablo รngel, Assist by Gareth Barry
๐Ÿฅ… | 49โ€™ Goal, 1-1, (Portsmouth), Yakubu Ayegbeni
๐Ÿ•’ | HT Aston Villa 1-1 Portsmouth
๐Ÿ” | 66โ€™ Sub off, Peter Whittingham, Sub on, Thomas Hitzlsperger
โšฝ | 83โ€™ Goal, 2-1, Darius Vassell, Assist by Olof Mellberg
๐Ÿ” | 86โ€™ Sub off, Darius Vassell, Sub on, Stefan Moore
๐Ÿ” | 89โ€™ Sub off, Juan Pablo รngel, Sub on, Peter Crouch
๐Ÿ•’ | FT Aston Villa 2-1 Portsmouth

ON THIS DAY

Villa were now unbeaten in five Premier League games, winning four and as a result had risen to 9th in the table.

Aston Villa

European Cup / Champions League: ๐Ÿ†
League Champions: ๐Ÿ†๐Ÿ†๐Ÿ†๐Ÿ†๐Ÿ†๐Ÿ†๐Ÿ†
FA Cup Winners: ๐Ÿ†๐Ÿ†๐Ÿ†๐Ÿ†๐Ÿ†๐Ÿ†๐Ÿ†
League Cup Winners: ๐Ÿ†๐Ÿ†๐Ÿ†๐Ÿ†๐Ÿ†
Last Trophy: 1995-96

Portsmouth

European Cup / Champions League: โŒ
League Champions: ๐Ÿ†๐Ÿ†
FA Cup Winners: ๐Ÿ†
League Cup Winners: โŒ
Last Trophy: 1949-50

FIXTURE HISTORY

Portsmouth

Previous 5 vs. Portsmouth: ๐ŸŸจ ๐ŸŸฉ ๐ŸŸจ ๐ŸŸฉ ๐ŸŸฅ

FIXTURE DETAILS

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Season | 2003-04 |
Matchday | #25 |
League Game | #20 |
Manager Game | #25 |
Tuesday, 6 January 2004

MATCH SUMMARY

Manager: David Oโ€™Leary | ๐Ÿ‡ฎ๐Ÿ‡ช | Stoke Newington, 2003-2006
Referee: Jeff Winter | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ | Middlesbrough, 1992-2004
Kick off: 8.00pm
HT Score: ๐ŸŸฉ 1-0
FT Score: ๐ŸŸฉ 2-1
FT Result: ๐ŸŸฉ Won
Last 5: ๐ŸŸฉ ๐ŸŸจ ๐ŸŸฉ ๐ŸŸฅ ๐ŸŸฉ

MANAGERIAL RECORD

David O'Leary | ๐Ÿ‡ฎ๐Ÿ‡ช |

GAMES | WINS | DRAWS | LOSSES | POINTS PER GAME

๐Ÿ•’ 25 | ๐ŸŸฉ | 11 ๐ŸŸจ | 6 ๐ŸŸฅ 8 | 1.56

Villa Career Form:

Top 8

MATCH OFFICIALS

Referee: Jeff Winter | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ | Middlesbrough, 1992-2004
Matches Officiated: 21
๐ŸŸฉ : 7
๐ŸŸจ : 9
๐ŸŸฅ : 5
๐Ÿ†˜ : 1
Previous 5: ๐ŸŸฉ ๐ŸŸฅ ๐ŸŸจ ๐ŸŸฅ ๐ŸŸฅ
Last Match: ๐ŸŸฅ 23 November 2003, Villa 1-2 Tottenham, White Hart Lane.
Cards: None

ALL THE MATCHES REFEREED BY:

CARDS

Villa

None

Portsmouth

None

TEAM NEWS

Mark Delaney and Dion Dublin replace Ronny Johnsen and Ulises de la Cruz.

TEAM STATS

Starting XI Average Age
| 25.98 |

Oldest Player |
CF Dion Dublin | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ | 34.73 |

Youngest Player |
W Peter Whittingham | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ | 19.34 |

MANAGER

David O'Leary | ๐Ÿ‡ฎ๐Ÿ‡ช |

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Aston Villa

GK Thomas Sรถrensen | ๐Ÿ‡ฉ๐Ÿ‡ฐ |
CB Olof Mellberg | ๐Ÿ‡ธ๐Ÿ‡ช | ๐Ÿ”ฅ |
RB Mark Delaney | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ท๓ ฌ๓ ณ๓ ฟ |
RB Jlloyd Samuel | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ |
M Gareth Barry | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ | ๐Ÿ”ฅ |
M Lee Hendrie | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ |
M Gavin McCann | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ |
W Peter Whittingham | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ | ๐Ÿ” |
CF Dion Dublin | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ |
CF Juan Pablo รngel | ๐Ÿ‡จ๐Ÿ‡ด | โšฝ | ๐Ÿ” |
F Darius Vassell | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ | โšฝ | ๐Ÿ” |

MANAGER

Harry Redknapp | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ |

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Portsmouth

GK Pavel Srnรญฤek | ๐Ÿ‡จ๐Ÿ‡ฟ |
CB Linvoy Primus | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ |
CB Arjan de Zeeuw | ๐Ÿ‡ณ๐Ÿ‡ฑ |
CB Petri Pasanen | ๐Ÿ‡ซ๐Ÿ‡ฎ |
RB Boris ลฝivkoviฤ‡ | ๐Ÿ‡ญ๐Ÿ‡ท | ๐Ÿ” |
M Matthew Taylor | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ |
M Richard Hughes | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ณ๓ ฃ๓ ด๓ ฟ |
M Aleksey Smertin | ๐Ÿ‡ท๐Ÿ‡บ | ๐Ÿ” |
W Patrik Berger | ๐Ÿ‡จ๐Ÿ‡ฟ |
CF Yakubu Ayegbeni | ๐Ÿ‡ณ๐Ÿ‡ฌ | โšฝ |
CF Jason Roberts | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ |

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SUBSTITUTES

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๐Ÿ” M Thomas Hitzlsperger | ๐Ÿ‡ฉ๐Ÿ‡ช | for W Peter Whittingham | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ | 66โ€™ |
๐Ÿ” F Stefan Moore | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ | for F Darius Vassell | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ | 86โ€™ |
๐Ÿ” CF Peter Crouch | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ | for CF Juan Pablo รngel | ๐Ÿ‡จ๐Ÿ‡ด | 89โ€™ |

SUBSTITUTES

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๐Ÿ” | RB Boris ลฝivkoviฤ‡ | ๐Ÿ‡ญ๐Ÿ‡ท | (M Kevin Harper | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ณ๓ ฃ๓ ด๓ ฟ |)
๐Ÿ” | M Aleksey Smertin | ๐Ÿ‡ท๐Ÿ‡บ | (F Teddy Sheringham | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ |)

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UNUSED SUBSTITUTES

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GK Stefan Postma | ๐Ÿ‡ณ๐Ÿ‡ฑ |
CB Liam Ridgewell | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ |

UNUSED SUBSTITUTES

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GK Alan Knight | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ |
M Carl Robinson | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ท๓ ฌ๓ ณ๓ ฟ |
CF Deon Burton | ๐Ÿ‡ฏ๐Ÿ‡ฒ |

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SQUAD STATS

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1st XI:
Home Nation ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ณ๓ ฃ๓ ด๓ ฟ ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ท๓ ฌ๓ ณ๓ ฟ ๐Ÿ‡ฌ๐Ÿ‡ง : 8/11
Homegrown: 5/11

Squad:
Home Nation ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ณ๓ ฃ๓ ด๓ ฟ ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ท๓ ฌ๓ ณ๓ ฟ ๐Ÿ‡ฌ๐Ÿ‡ง : 11/16
Homegrown: 8/16

MATCHDAY SQUAD

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SQUAD STATS

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1st XI:
Home Nation ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ณ๓ ฃ๓ ด๓ ฟ ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ท๓ ฌ๓ ณ๓ ฟ ๐Ÿ‡ฌ๐Ÿ‡ง : 4/11

Squad:
Home Nation ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ณ๓ ฃ๓ ด๓ ฟ ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ท๓ ฌ๓ ณ๓ ฟ ๐Ÿ‡ฌ๐Ÿ‡ง : 8/16

MATCHDAY SQUAD

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UNAVAILABLE

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Not recorded

UNAVAILABLE

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Not Recorded

Player Positions:

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GK : Goalkeeper
CB, D, B : Centre Back, Defender, Back
FB, LB, RB, WH : Full Back, Left Back, Right Back, Wing Back, Wing Halfโ€จ

M, CH, LH, RH : Midfielder, Centre Half, Left Half, Right Half
W, OL, OR : Winger, Outside Left, Outside Right
F, IF, IL, IR : Forward, Inside Forward, Inside Left, Inside Right, Second Striker, False 9
CF : Centre Forward

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Match Symbols:

โ€‹

โšฝ | Goal
๐Ÿ”ฅ | Assist
๐Ÿ” | Substitution

๐ŸŸจ | Booking

๐ŸŸฅ | Sending off

๐Ÿ†˜ | Poor refereeing performance
๐ŸŸข : Debut ๐Ÿ”ด : Final Game

DEBUT APPEARANCES

FINAL APPEARANCES

MATCH STATS

Not recorded

MATCH QUOTES

"Villa boss David Oโ€™Leary was unhappy his side had to play just two days after their FA Cup defeat at the hands of Manchester United."

MATCH REPORT