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Game #4813

Aston Villa

Wednesday, 22 September 2004

Aston Villa

3-1

Queens Park Rangers

League Cup

Queens Park Rangers

Villa Park

Attendance: 26,975

Won

2nd Round

Last 5: 🟥 🟩 🟨 🟨 🟩

Assist(s) | Not recorded

MATCH SUMMARY

Villa see off a battling QPR in the second round of the League Cup.

KEY MAN

Juan Pablo Ángel, doubled lead

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MATCH TIMELINE

Wednesday, 22 September 2004

⚽ | 29’ Goal, 1-0, Darius Vassell, Assist by Lee Hendrie
⚽ | 38’ Goal, 2-0, Juan Pablo Ángel, Assist by Nolberto Solano
🕒 | HT Aston Villa 2-0 Queens Park Rangers
🥅 | 48’ Goal, 2-1, (Queens Park Rangers), Kevin McLeod
🔁 | 60’ Sub off, Darius Vassell, Sub on, Carlton Cole
🔁 | 74’ Sub off, Lee Hendrie, Sub on, Thomas Hitzlsperger
⚽ | 78’ Goal, 3-1, Nolberto Solano
🔁 | 84’ Sub off, Gareth Barry, Sub on, Mathieu Berson 🟢
🕒 | FT Aston Villa 3-1 Queens Park Rangers

ON THIS DAY

Villa make if four games unbeaten as a Nobby Solano inspired side see off Championship side QPR to progress to the League Cup third round as midfielder Mathieu Berson made his Villa debut aged 24 after joining from FC Nantes for £2,070,000 in July 2004.

Aston Villa

European Cup / Champions League: 🏆
League Champions: 🏆🏆🏆🏆🏆🏆🏆
FA Cup Winners: 🏆🏆🏆🏆🏆🏆🏆
League Cup Winners: 🏆🏆🏆🏆🏆
Last Trophy: 1995-96

Queens Park Rangers

European Cup / Champions League: ❌
League Champions: ❌
FA Cup Winners: ❌
League Cup Winners: 🏆
Last Trophy: 1966-67

FIXTURE HISTORY

Villa Vs.

Queens Park Rangers

Previous 5 vs. QPR: 🟥 🟩 🟩 🟥 🟩

PREVIOUS MATCH

SUBSEQUENT MATCH

FIXTURE DETAILS

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Season | 2004-05 |
Matchday | #7 |
Manager Game | #52 |
Wednesday, 22 September 2004

MATCH SUMMARY

Manager: David O’Leary | 🇮🇪 | Stoke Newington, 2003-2006
Referee: Graham Salisbury | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 | Lancashire, 2001-2023
Kick off: 7.45pm
HT Score: 🟩 2-0
FT Score: 🟩 3-1
FT Result: 🟩 Won
Last 5: 🟥 🟩 🟨 🟨 🟩

MANAGERIAL RECORD

David O'Leary | 🇮🇪 |

GAMES | WINS | DRAWS | LOSSES | POINTS PER GAME

🕒 52 | 🟩 | 23 🟨 | 14 🟥 15 | 1.60

Villa Career Form:

Top 6

MATCH OFFICIALS

Referee: Graham Salisbury | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 | Lancashire, 2001-2023
Matches Officiated: 1
🟩 : 1
🟨 : 0
🟥 : 0
🆘 : 0
Previous 5: None
Last Match: None
Cards: 🟨

ALL THE MATCHES REFEREED BY:

CARDS

None

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🟨

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TEAM NEWS

Lee Hendrie (first start in 6), Peter Whittingham (first start of the season) and Juan Pablo Ángel replace Carlton Cole, Thomas Hitzlsperger and Mark Delaney.

TEAM STATS

Starting XI Average Age
| 26.34 |

Oldest Player |
RB Ulises de la Cruz | 🇪🇨 | 30.15 |

Youngest Player |
W Peter Whittingham | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 | 20.05 |

MANAGER

David O'Leary | 🇮🇪 |

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Aston Villa

GK Thomas Sörensen | 🇩🇰 |
CB Olof Mellberg | 🇸🇪 |
RB Ulises de la Cruz | 🇪🇨 |
RB Jlloyd Samuel | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 |
M Gareth Barry | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 | 🔁 |
M Lee Hendrie | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 | 🔥 | 🔁 |
M Gavin McCann | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 |
W Peter Whittingham | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 |
W Nolberto Solano | 🇵🇪 | 🔥 | ⚽ |
CF Juan Pablo Ángel | 🇨🇴 | ⚽ |
F Darius Vassell | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 | ⚽ | 🔁 |

MANAGER

Ian Holloway | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 |

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Queens Park Rangers

GK Chris Day | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 |
CB Arthur Gnohéré | 🇫🇷 | 🔁 |
CB Danny Shittu | 🇳🇬 |
RB Marcus Bignot | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 | 🟨 |
RB Richard Edghill | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 |
RB Serge Branco | 🇨🇲 |
M Kevin McLeod | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁳󠁣󠁴󠁿 | ⚽ |
M Martin Rowlands | 🇮🇪 | 🔁 |
CF Kevin Gallen | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 |
CF Jamie Cureton | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 |
CF Ryan Johnson | 🇯🇲 | 🔁 |

SUBSTITUTES

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🔁 CF Carlton Cole | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 | for CF Darius Vassell | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 | 60’ |
🔁 M Thomas Hitzlsperger | 🇩🇪 | for M Lee Hendrie | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 | 74’ |
🔁 M Mathieu Berson | 🇫🇷 | 🟢 | for M Gareth Barry | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 | 84’ |

SUBSTITUTES

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🔁 | CB Arthur Gnohéré | 🇫🇷 | (CB Georges Santos | 🇨🇻 |)
🔁 | M Martin Rowlands | 🇮🇪 | (W Lee Cook | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 |)
🔁 | CF Ryan Johnson | 🇯🇲 | (CF Paul Furlong | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 |)

UNUSED SUBSTITUTES

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GK Stefan Postma | 🇳🇱 |
M Steven Davis | 🇬🇧 |

UNUSED SUBSTITUTES

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GK Jake Cole | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 |
M Marc Bircham | 🇨🇦 |

SQUAD STATS

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1st XI:
Home Nation 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁳󠁣󠁴󠁿 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁷󠁬󠁳󠁿 🇬🇧 : 6/11
Homegrown: 5/11

Squad:
Home Nation 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁳󠁣󠁴󠁿 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁷󠁬󠁳󠁿 🇬🇧 : 8/16
Homegrown: 6/16

SQUAD STATS

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1st XI:
Home Nation 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁳󠁣󠁴󠁿 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁷󠁬󠁳󠁿 🇬🇧 : 6/11

Squad:
Home Nation 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁳󠁣󠁴󠁿 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁷󠁬󠁳󠁿 🇬🇧 : 9/16

MATCHDAY SQUAD

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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 Half


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:

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⚽ | Goal
🔥 | Assist
🔁 | Substitution

🟨 | Booking

🟥 | Sending off

🆘 | Poor refereeing performance
🟢 : Debut 🔴 : Final Game

DEBUT APPEARANCES

🟢 M Mathieu Berson | 🇫🇷 |

FINAL APPEARANCES

MATCH STATS

Not recorded

MATCH QUOTES

"Two minutes after the re-start Kevin McLeod capitalised from a defensive mix-up between Olof Mellberg and Thomas Sorensen to give QPR a lifeline."

MATCH REPORT