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Game #4837

Aston Villa

Lost

11th (-1)

Last 5: 🟥 🟨 🟥 🟩 🟥

Saturday, 26 February 2005

Premier League

Everton

Villa Park

Attendance: 40,248

Aston Villa

1-3

Everton

Assist(s) | Not recorded

MATCH SUMMARY

Villa are well beaten as they suffer a tenth defeat in fourteen Premier League games under David O'Leary.

KEY MAN

Nobby Solano, slotted in.

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MATCH TIMELINE

Saturday, 26 February 2005

🥅 | 17’ Goal, 0-1, (Everton), Leon Osman
🟨 | 34’ Booking, Eric Djemba-Djemba
🕒 | HT Aston Villa 0-1 Everton
⚽ | 46’ Goal, 1-1, Nolberto Solano
🥅 | 48’ Goal, 1-2, (Everton), Tim Cahill
🔁 | 56’ Sub off, Eric Djemba-Djemba, Sub on, Lee Hendrie
🟨 | 60’ Booking, Nolberto Solano
🔁 | 62’ Sub off, Luke Moore, Sub on, Darius Vassell
🥅 | 67’ Goal, 1-3, (Everton), Leon Osman
🟨 | 85’ Booking, Lee Hendrie
🕒 | FT Aston Villa 1-3 Everton

ON THIS DAY

Villa follow up a battling win at Portsmouth with a ninth defeat in fourteen games as David O'Leary's curious signing Eric Djemba Djemba still fails to last 90' and once again is carded.

Aston Villa

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

Everton

European Cup / Champions League: ❌
UEFA Cup Winners Cup: 🏆
League Champions: 🏆🏆🏆🏆🏆🏆🏆🏆🏆
FA Cup Winners: 🏆🏆🏆🏆🏆
League Cup Winners: ❌
Last Trophy: 1994-95

FIXTURE HISTORY

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Season | 2004-05 |
Matchday | #31 |
League Game | #28 |
Manager Game | #76 |
Saturday, 26 February 2005

MATCH SUMMARY

Manager: David O’Leary | 🇮🇪 | Stoke Newington, 2003-2006
Referee: Graham Poll | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 | Hertfordshire, 1991-2007
Kick off: 3.00pm
HT Score: 🟥 0-1
FT Score: 🟥 1-3
FT Result: 🟥 Lost
Last 5: 🟥 🟨 🟥 🟩 🟥

MANAGERIAL RECORD

David O'Leary | 🇮🇪 |

GAMES | WINS | DRAWS | LOSSES | POINTS PER GAME

🕒 76 | 🟩 | 30 🟨 | 19 🟥 27 | 1.43

Villa Career Form:

Top 8

MATCH OFFICIALS

Referee: Graham Poll | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 | Hertfordshire, 1991-2007
Matches Officiated: 27
🟩 : 11
🟨 : 8
🟥 : 8
🆘 : 0
Previous 5: 🟩 🟥 🟩 🟥 🟥
Last Match: 🟥 28 Dec 04, Villa 0-1 United (h)
Cards: 🟨 🟨 🟨

ALL THE MATCHES REFEREED BY:

CARDS

Villa

🟨 🟨 🟨

Everton

None

TEAM NEWS

Thomas Hitzlsperger replaces Lee Hendrie.

TEAM STATS

Starting XI Average Age
| 25.52 |

Oldest Player |
RB Ulises de la Cruz | 🇪🇨 | 30.58 |

Youngest Player |
F Luke Moore | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 | 19.05 |

MANAGER

David O'Leary | 🇮🇪 |

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Aston Villa

GK Thomas Sörensen | 🇩🇰 |
CB Olof Mellberg | 🇸🇪 |
CB Liam Ridgewell | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 |
RB Jlloyd Samuel | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 |
RB Ulises de la Cruz | 🇪🇨 |
M Gareth Barry | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 |
M Eric Djemba-Djemba | 🇨🇲 | 🟨 | 🔁 |
M Thomas Hitzlsperger | 🇩🇪 |
W Nolberto Solano | 🇵🇪 | ⚽ | 🟨 |
CF Juan Pablo Ángel | 🇨🇴 |
F Luke Moore | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 | 🔁 |

MANAGER

David Moyes | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁳󠁣󠁴󠁿 |

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Everton

GK Nigel Martyn | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 |
LB Alessandro Pistone | 🇮🇹 |
CB David Weir | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁳󠁣󠁴󠁿 |
CB Joseph Yobo | 🇳🇬 |
RB Tony Hibbert | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 |
M Mikel Arteta | 🇪🇸 |
M Tim Cahill | 🇦🇺 | ⚽ | 🔁 |
M Leon Osman | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 | ⚽ | ⚽ |
M Lee Carsley | 🇮🇪 |
W Kevin Kilbane | 🇮🇪 |
CF Marcus Bent | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 | 🔁 |

SUBSTITUTES

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🔁 M Lee Hendrie | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 | 🟨 | for M Eric Djemba-Djemba | 🇨🇲 | 56’ |
🔁 CF Darius Vassell | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 | for CF Luke Moore | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 | 62’ |​

SUBSTITUTES

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🔁 | M Tim Cahill | 🇦🇺 | (LB Gary Naysmith | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁳󠁣󠁴󠁿 |)
🔁 | CF Marcus Bent | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 | (CF Duncan Ferguson | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁳󠁣󠁴󠁿 |)

UNUSED SUBSTITUTES

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GK Stefan Postma | 🇳🇱 |
CB Martin Laursen | 🇩🇰 |
M Mathieu Berson | 🇫🇷 |

UNUSED SUBSTITUTES

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GK Richard Wright | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 |
M Guillaume Plessis | 🇫🇷 |
CF James Vaughan | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 |

SQUAD STATS

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1st XI:
Home Nation 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁳󠁣󠁴󠁿 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁷󠁬󠁳󠁿 🇬🇧 : 4/11
Homegrown: 4/11

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

SQUAD STATS

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

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

FINAL APPEARANCES

MATCH STATS

Not recorded

MATCH QUOTES

“It was probably the worst performance at home since I have been here as the manager. “We were outfought by a very strong Everton team who were much the better side. You can see why they are doing so well, but it was shocking from us. “We had a terrible day at the office in defence, midfield and in attack and ended up a very well beaten team.” David O’Leary.

MATCH REPORT

*BBC Sport*
Saturday, 26 February, 2005

Leon Osman struck twice as Everton stylishly outplayed Villa to stay on course for a Champions League place. Osman nodded in Tim Cahill’s cross as Everton took control of the first half. Nolberto Solano slotted in seconds after the break, but Cahill headed the visitors back in front almost instantly from Marcus Bent’s floated cross. Everton continued to dominate, scoring a deserved third when Osman turned in Cahill’s pass, with Villa’s only reply another Solano sh