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Game #4939

Aston Villa

Sunday, 2 September 2007

Won

10th (+1)

Last 5: ๐ŸŸฅ ๐ŸŸจ ๐ŸŸฉ ๐ŸŸฉ ๐ŸŸฉ

Premier League

Chelsea

Attendance: 37,714

Villa Park

Aston Villa

2-0

Chelsea

Assist(s) | Gareth Barry | 47โ€™ | Ashley Young | 88โ€™ |

MATCH SUMMARY

Villa make it successive Premier League victories as they see off Chelsea at Villa Park in an impressive performance.

KEY MAN

Zat Knight celebrates scoring on his debut to beat Chelsea at Villa Park and make it three successive wins in all competitions, Sunday, 2 September 2007.

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MATCH TIMELINE

Sunday, 2 September 2007

๐ŸŸข | 1โ€™ Debut, Zat Knight
๐Ÿ•’ | HT Aston Villa 0-0 Chelsea
โšฝ | 47โ€™ Goal, 1-0, Zat Knight, Assist by Gareth Barry
๐ŸŸจ | 56โ€™ Booking, Nigel Reo-Coker
๐ŸŸจ | 66โ€™ Booking, Gareth Barry
๐ŸŸจ | 71โ€™ Booking, Gabriel Agbonlahor
๐ŸŸจ | 71โ€™ Booking, John Carew
๐Ÿ” | 79โ€™ Sub off, Stiliyan Petrov, Sub on, John Carew
โšฝ | 88โ€™ Goal, 2-0, Gabriel Agbonlahor, Assist by Ashley Young
๐Ÿ•’ | FT Aston Villa 2-0 Chelsea

ON THIS DAY

Villa were now unbeaten in four since their unlucky opening day loss to Liverpool and in doing so dispatched Chelsea with aplomb as centre back Zat Knight made a goalscoring debut aged 27 after joining from Fulham for a fee of ยฃ4,230,000 in August.

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†๐Ÿ†
FA Cup Winners: ๐Ÿ†๐Ÿ†๐Ÿ†๐Ÿ†
League Cup Winners: ๐Ÿ†๐Ÿ†๐Ÿ†๐Ÿ†
Last Trophy: 2006-07

FIXTURE HISTORY

Chelsea

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

FIXTURE DETAILS

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Season | 2007-08 |
Matchday | #5 |
League Game | #4 |
Manager Game | #47 |
Sunday, 2 September 2007

MATCH SUMMARY

Manager: Martin Oโ€™Neill | ๐Ÿ‡ฌ๐Ÿ‡ง | County Londonderry, 2006-2010
Referee: Mark Clattenburg | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ | Durham, 2000-2017
Kick off: 4.00pm
HT Score: ๐ŸŸจ 0-0
FT Score: ๐ŸŸฉ 2-0
FT Result: ๐ŸŸฉ Won
Last 5: ๐ŸŸฅ ๐ŸŸจ ๐ŸŸฉ ๐ŸŸฉ ๐ŸŸฉ

MANAGERIAL RECORD

Martin O'Neill | ๐Ÿ‡ฌ๐Ÿ‡ง |

GAMES | WINS | DRAWS | LOSSES | POINTS PER GAME

๐Ÿ•’ 47 | ๐ŸŸฉ | 16 ๐ŸŸจ | 18 ๐ŸŸฅ 13 | 1.40

Villa Career Form:

Mid Table

MATCH OFFICIALS

Referee: Mark Clattenburg | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ | Durham, 2000-2017
Matches Officiated: 9
๐ŸŸฉ : 4
๐ŸŸจ : 2
๐ŸŸฅ : 3
๐Ÿ†˜ : 0
Previous 5: ๐ŸŸฉ ๐ŸŸฉ ๐ŸŸฅ ๐ŸŸฅ ๐ŸŸจ
Last Match: ๐ŸŸจ 13 May 07, Villa 2-2 Bolton (a)
Cards: ๐ŸŸจ ๐ŸŸจ ๐ŸŸจ ๐ŸŸจ ๐ŸŸจ

ALL THE MATCHES REFEREED BY:

CARDS

Villa

๐ŸŸจ ๐ŸŸจ ๐ŸŸจ ๐ŸŸจ

Chelsea

๐ŸŸจ

TEAM NEWS

Wilfred Bouma, Martin Laursen, Ashley Young, John Carew, Scott Carson and Zat Knight (debut) replace Stuart Taylor, Craig Gardner, Gary Cahill, Shaun Maloney, Isaiah Osbourne and Marlon Harewood.

TEAM STATS

Starting XI Average Age
| 25.60 |

Oldest Player |
CB Martin Laursen | ๐Ÿ‡ฉ๐Ÿ‡ฐ | 30.53 |

Youngest Player |
F Gabriel Agbonlahor | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ | 20.90 |

MANAGER

Martin O'Neill | ๐Ÿ‡ฌ๐Ÿ‡ง |

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Aston Villa

GK Scott Carson | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ |
CB Martin Laursen | ๐Ÿ‡ฉ๐Ÿ‡ฐ |
CB Olof Mellberg | ๐Ÿ‡ธ๐Ÿ‡ช |
CB Zat Knight | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ | ๐ŸŸข | โšฝ |
RB Wilfred Bouma | ๐Ÿ‡ณ๐Ÿ‡ฑ |
M Gareth Barry | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ | ๐Ÿ”ฅ | ๐ŸŸจ |
M Nigel Reo-Coker | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ | ๐ŸŸจ |
W Ashley Young | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ | ๐Ÿ”ฅ |
F Gabriel Agbonlahor | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ | ๐ŸŸจ | โšฝ |
F Luke Moore | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ |
CF John Carew | ๐Ÿ‡ณ๐Ÿ‡ด | ๐ŸŸจ | ๐Ÿ” |

MANAGER

Josรฉ Mourinho | ๐Ÿ‡ต๐Ÿ‡น |

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Chelsea

GK Petr ฤŒech | ๐Ÿ‡จ๐Ÿ‡ฟ |
LB Ashley Cole | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ |
CB John Terry | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ |
CB Alex | ๐Ÿ‡ง๐Ÿ‡ท |
RB Juliano Belletti | ๐Ÿ‡ง๐Ÿ‡ท |
M Claude Makรฉlรฉlรฉ | ๐Ÿ‡ซ๐Ÿ‡ท | ๐Ÿ” |
M Michael Essien | ๐Ÿ‡ฌ๐Ÿ‡ญ |
M Mikel John Obi | ๐Ÿ‡ณ๐Ÿ‡ฌ | ๐Ÿ” |
W Florent Malouda | ๐Ÿ‡ซ๐Ÿ‡ท |
W Shaun Wright-Phillips | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ | ๐Ÿ” |
CF Didier Drogba | ๐Ÿ‡จ๐Ÿ‡ฎ | ๐ŸŸจ |

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SUBSTITUTES

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๐Ÿ” M Stiliyan Petrov | ๐Ÿ‡ง๐Ÿ‡ฌ | for CF John Carew | ๐Ÿ‡ณ๐Ÿ‡ด | 79โ€™ |

SUBSTITUTES

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๐Ÿ” | M Claude Makรฉlรฉlรฉ | ๐Ÿ‡ซ๐Ÿ‡ท | (M Joe Cole | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ |)
๐Ÿ” | M Mikel John Obi | ๐Ÿ‡ณ๐Ÿ‡ฌ | (CF Claudio Pizarro | ๐Ÿ‡ต๐Ÿ‡ช |)
๐Ÿ” | W Shaun Wright-Phillips | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ | (W Salomon Kalou | ๐Ÿ‡จ๐Ÿ‡ฎ |)

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UNUSED SUBSTITUTES

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GK Stuart Taylor | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ |
M Craig Gardner | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ |
M Shaun Maloney | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ณ๓ ฃ๓ ด๓ ฟ |
CF Marlon Harewood | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ |

UNUSED SUBSTITUTES

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GK Carlo Cudicini | ๐Ÿ‡ฎ๐Ÿ‡น |
CB Tal Ben Haim (yth) | ๐Ÿ‡ฎ๐Ÿ‡ฑ |

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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 : 7/11
Homegrown: 3/11

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: 4/16

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 : 3/11

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

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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:

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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

Possession F | 32%
Possession A | 68%
Shots on Target F | 5
Shots on Target A | 2
Shots F | 10
Shots A | 29
Touches F | 494
Touches A | 766
Passes F | 216
Passes A | 492
Tackles F | 43
Tackles A | 31
Clearances F | 95
Clearances A | 47
Corners F | 2
Corners A | 13
Offsides A | 1
Offsides F | 1
Fouls F | 17
Fouls A | 12

MATCH QUOTES

"It's a great day. Chelsea are brilliant and we're delighted that we've won. "Zat's goal calmed us down then Chelsea took the initiative slightly, but we kept at it and grabbed a second. "I was very, very pleased with their attitude. It has been terrific since the opening day defeat to Liverpool and this will give us a big, big boost." Martin Oโ€™Neill.

MATCH REPORT