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Game #4855

Saturday, 24 September 2005

Attendance: 42,146

Lost

Premier League

15th (-3)

Chelsea

Last 5: ๐ŸŸฉ ๐ŸŸฅ ๐ŸŸจ ๐ŸŸฉ ๐ŸŸฅ

Stamford Bridge

Villa open the scoring but fall to defeat at Stamford Bridge to leave them with one win in seven Premier League games this season under David O'Leary.

Chelsea

2-1

Aston Villa

Assist(s) | Juan Pablo รngel | 44โ€™ |

KEY MAN

Luke Moore celebrates putting Villa ahead before Chelsea strike back to leave David O'Leary with one win in seven Premier League games this season, Saturday, 24 September 2005.

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MATCH TIMELINE

โšฝ | 44โ€™ Goal, 1-0, Luke Moore, Assist by Juan Pablo รngel
๐Ÿฅ… | 45โ€™+1 Goal, 1-1, (Chelsea), Frank Lampard
๐Ÿ•’ | HT Chelsea 1-1 Aston Villa
๐ŸŸจ | 52โ€™ Booking, Juan Pablo รngel
๐Ÿ” | 67โ€™ Sub off, Patrik Berger, Sub on, Jlloyd Samuel
๐Ÿ” | 73โ€™ Sub off, Wilfred Bouma, Sub on, Eric Djemba-Djemba
๐Ÿฅ… | 75โ€™ Goal, 1-2, (Chelsea, pen), Frank Lampard
๐Ÿ” | 85โ€™ Sub off, Gareth Barry, Sub on, Lee Hendrie
๐Ÿ•’ | FT Chelsea 2-1 Aston Villa

ON THIS DAY

Despite taking the lead and putting in a performance, Villa lose for the sixth time in twelve with one win over that periods as they fall to 15th in the table.

Aston Villa

European Cup / Champions League: ๐Ÿ†
UEFA Cup Winners Cup: โŒ
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

Chelsea

European Cup / Champions League: โŒ
UEFA Cup Winners Cup: ๐Ÿ†๐Ÿ†
League Champions: ๐Ÿ†๐Ÿ†
FA Cup Winners: ๐Ÿ†๐Ÿ†๐Ÿ†
League Cup Winners: ๐Ÿ†๐Ÿ†๐Ÿ†
Last Trophy: 2004-05

FIXTURE HISTORY

Chelsea

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

FIXTURE DETAILS

Season | 2005-06 |
Matchday | #8 |
League Game | #7 |
Manager Game | #94 |
Saturday, 24 September 2005

MATCH SUMMARY

Manager: David Oโ€™Leary | ๐Ÿ‡ฎ๐Ÿ‡ช | Stoke Newington, 2003-2006
Referee: Barry Knight | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ | Kent, 1991-2008
Kick off: 3.00pm
HT Score: ๐ŸŸจ 1-1
FT Score: ๐ŸŸฅ 1-2
FT Result: ๐ŸŸฅ Lost
Last 5: ๐ŸŸฉ ๐ŸŸฅ ๐ŸŸจ ๐ŸŸฉ ๐ŸŸฅ

MATCH OFFICIALS

Referee: Barry Knight | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ | Kent, 1991-2008 ๐Ÿ†˜
Previous 5: ๐ŸŸจ ๐ŸŸจ ๐ŸŸฉ ๐ŸŸจ ๐ŸŸฅ
Last Match: ๐ŸŸฅ 15 May 2005, Villa 1-2 Liverpool, Anfield.
Cards: ๐ŸŸจ ๐ŸŸจ

CARDS

Villa

๐ŸŸจ

Chelsea

๐ŸŸจ

Barry Knight

TEAM NEWS

Olof Mellberg, Luke Moore and Wilfred Bouma replace Gary Cahill, Milan Baroลก and Jlloyd Samuel.

TEAM STATS

Starting XI Average Age
| 25.29 |

Oldest Player |
W Patrik Berger | ๐Ÿ‡จ๐Ÿ‡ฟ | 31.89 |

Youngest Player |
F Luke Moore | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ | 19.62 |

MANAGER

MANAGER

David O'Leary | ๐Ÿ‡ฎ๐Ÿ‡ช |

Josรฉ Mourinho | ๐Ÿ‡ต๐Ÿ‡น |

Aston Villa

GK Thomas Sรถrensen | ๐Ÿ‡ฉ๐Ÿ‡ฐ |
LB Aaron Hughes | ๐Ÿ‡ฌ๐Ÿ‡ง |
CB Olof Mellberg | ๐Ÿ‡ธ๐Ÿ‡ช |
CB Liam Ridgewell | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ |
RB Wilfred Bouma | ๐Ÿ‡ณ๐Ÿ‡ฑ | ๐Ÿ” |
M Gareth Barry | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ | ๐Ÿ” |
M Steven Davis | ๐Ÿ‡ฌ๐Ÿ‡ง |
W James Milner | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ |
W Patrik Berger | ๐Ÿ‡จ๐Ÿ‡ฟ | ๐Ÿ” |
CF Juan Pablo รngel | ๐Ÿ‡จ๐Ÿ‡ด | ๐Ÿ”ฅ | ๐ŸŸจ |
F Luke Moore | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ | โšฝ |

Chelsea

GK Petr ฤŒech | ๐Ÿ‡จ๐Ÿ‡ฟ |
CB Ricardo Carvalho | ๐Ÿ‡ต๐Ÿ‡น | ๐Ÿ” |
CB William Gallas | ๐Ÿ‡ซ๐Ÿ‡ท |
CB John Terry | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ |
RB Paulo Ferreira | ๐Ÿ‡ต๐Ÿ‡น |
M Claude Makรฉlรฉlรฉ | ๐Ÿ‡ซ๐Ÿ‡ท |
M Michael Essien | ๐Ÿ‡ฌ๐Ÿ‡ญ |
M Frank Lampard | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ | โšฝ | โšฝ |
W Damien Duff | ๐Ÿ‡ฎ๐Ÿ‡ช |
W Arjen Robben | ๐Ÿ‡ณ๐Ÿ‡ฑ | ๐ŸŸจ | ๐Ÿ” |
CF Hernรกn Crespo | ๐Ÿ‡ฆ๐Ÿ‡ท | ๐Ÿ” |

SUBSTITUTES

๐Ÿ” RB Jlloyd Samuel | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ | for W Patrik Berger | ๐Ÿ‡จ๐Ÿ‡ฟ | 67โ€™ |
๐Ÿ” M Eric Djemba-Djemba | ๐Ÿ‡จ๐Ÿ‡ฒ | for RB Wilfred Bouma | ๐Ÿ‡ณ๐Ÿ‡ฑ | 73โ€™ |
๐Ÿ” M Lee Hendrie | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ | for M Gareth Barry | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ | 85โ€™ |

SUBSTITUTES

๐Ÿ” | CB Ricardo Carvalho | ๐Ÿ‡ต๐Ÿ‡น | (W Shaun Wright-Phillips | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ |)
๐Ÿ” | W Arjen Robben | ๐Ÿ‡ณ๐Ÿ‡ฑ | (CF Eidur Guรฐjohnsen | ๐Ÿ‡ฎ๐Ÿ‡ธ |)
๐Ÿ” | CF Hernรกn Crespo | ๐Ÿ‡ฆ๐Ÿ‡ท | (CF Didier Drogba | ๐Ÿ‡จ๐Ÿ‡ฎ |)

UNUSED SUBSTITUTES

GK Stuart Taylor | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ |
CB Gary Cahill | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ |

UNUSED SUBSTITUTES

GK Carlo Cudicini | ๐Ÿ‡ฎ๐Ÿ‡น |
RB Glen Johnson | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ |

SQUAD STATS

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 : 6/11
Homegrown: 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 : 10/16
Homegrown: 7/16

MATCHDAY SQUAD

SQUAD STATS

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 : 2/11

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 : 4/16

MATCHDAY SQUAD

UNAVAILABLE

Not recorded

UNAVAILABLE

Not Recorded

Player Abbreviations:

GK : Goalkeeper

LB, RB, FB : Left Back, Right Back, Full Back

CB, D : Centre Back, Defender

M, W : Midfielder. Winger

F, CF : Forward, Centre Forward

๐ŸŸข : Debut ๐Ÿ”ด : Final Game

Symbols:

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

๐ŸŸจ | Booking

๐ŸŸฅ | Sending off

๐Ÿ†˜ | Poor refereeing performance

DEBUT APPEARANCES

FINAL APPEARANCES

MATCH STATS

Not recorded

TABLE

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PROGRAMME

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MATCHDAY QUOTES

โ€œWe came here to give them a game. We got the goal but didnโ€™t sit on it for long enough and gave away a soft goal before half-time.

โ€œI thought the referee got intimidated, Chelsea bossed him and they got some dubious decisions.

โ€œEach to their own, but itโ€™s not my agenda to defend. Itโ€™s my agenda to play 4-4-2 and make the most of what Iโ€™ve got.โ€

David Oโ€™Leary.

*BBC Sport*
Saturday, 24 September 2005

Two goals from Frank Lampard kept Chelseaโ€™s 100% record intact against a game Aston Villa at Stamford Bridge.

Luke Moore became the first player to breach Chelseaโ€™s defence this season shortly before the break, wrong-footing three defenders before slotting home.

But a minute later Lampard equalised for the hosts, drilling a free-kick straight through the Villa wall.

And Lampard notched a penalty 15 minutes from time after Didier Drogba had been hauled down by Olof Mellberg.

After a cagey opening, Chelsea had the first chance when Arjen Robben released Michael Essien and the Ghanaian shot straight at Villa keeper Thomas Sorensen.

Soon after, Robben put Lampard through but Sorensen turned the England midfielderโ€™s shot past the post.

Robben was cautioned on 15 minutes for a blatant dive in the penalty area but was to torment the Villa defence throughout the first half.

Villa had to wait 28 minutes for their first half-chance when Juan Pablo Angel crossed for Moore, but the young Englishman was unable to make a clean connection.

On the half-hour mark, Damien Duff had a penalty shout turned down after Wilfred Bouma had appeared to tug his shirt.

And John Terry appealed for a penalty shortly after but referee Barry Knight adjudged that the Chelsea centre-back had simply miskicked.

For all Chelseaโ€™s possession, it was Moore who broke the deadlock on 43 minutes, pouncing on an Angel flick-on, shrugging off three defenders and side-footing past the sprawling Petr Cech.

But the Premiership leaders only had to wait a minute for an equaliser, Lampard driving a free-kick straight through the wall from the edge of the area.

Chelsea defender William Gallas had the first chance after the break when he directed a free header over the bar from Robbenโ€™s searching free-kick.

On 56 minutes, Angel had his first chance of the match, bringing down the ball on the edge of the box and dragging his shot just wide.

On the hour, Essien floated a delightful ball into the path of substitute Shaun Wright-Phillips but the diminutive winger was unable to get any purchase on his shot.

Drogba, on for Hernan Crespo, headed over on 69 minutes from a Lampard cross before Duff had a stinging long-range shot palmed over by Sorensen.

And the hosts went ahead on 75 minutes, Mellberg hauling Drogba down in the area and the irrepressible Lampard converting the resulting penalty.

And with their noses in front, the defending champions - marking their largest attendance (42,146) since 1986 - were content to run the clock down.

Chelsea are now the first club to win their first seven matches of a Premiership campaign, passing Newcastleโ€™s six in the 1994/95 season.

*Chelsea manager Jose Mourinho:*

โ€œIt was a very difficult game. Aston Villa defended well but didnโ€™t come to defend - they came to score goals.

We deserved the victory but they deserve a lot of respect. I was reading about the Premiership being boring but nobodyโ€™s scored more goals than us.

Frank Lampard was fantastic - his first goal came at a very important time - but Michael Essien was also outstanding.โ€

*Aston Villa manager David Oโ€™Leary:*

โ€œWe came here to give them a game. We got the goal but didnโ€™t sit on it for long enough and gave away a soft goal before half-time.

โ€œI thought the referee got intimidated, Chelsea bossed him and they got some dubious decisions.

Each to their own, but itโ€™s not my agenda to defend. Itโ€™s my agenda to play 4-4-2 and make the most of what Iโ€™ve got.โ€