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Game #4942

Aston Villa

Wednesday, 26 September 2007

Lost

3rd Round

Last 5: ๐ŸŸฉ ๐ŸŸฉ ๐ŸŸฅ ๐ŸŸฉ ๐ŸŸฅ

League Cup 3rd Round

Attendance: 25,956

Leicester City

Villa Park

Villa suffer a shock defeat to lowly Championship side Leicester in the League Cup third round.

Aston Villa

0-1

Leicester City

Assist(s) | None

KEY MAN

Curtis Davies, debut.

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MATCH TIMELINE

Wednesday, 26 September 2007

๐ŸŸข | 1โ€™ Debut, Curtis Davies
๐Ÿ•’ | HT Leicester City 0-0 Aston Villa
๐Ÿ” | 71โ€™ Sub off, Isaiah Osbourne, Sub on, Ashley Young
๐Ÿฅ… | 76โ€™ Goal, 0-1, (Leicester City), Matty Fryatt
๐Ÿ” | 77โ€™ Sub off, Marlon Harewood, Sub on, Luke Moore
๐Ÿ” | 80โ€™ Sub off, Curtis Davies, Sub on, Patrik Berger
๐Ÿ•’ | FT Leicester City 1-0 Aston Villa

ON THIS DAY

Martin O'Neill's mass changes backfire as Villa are knocked out of the League Cup by Championship side Leicester. Villa have now lost three games this season, all of which have been by a single goal. Meanwhile centre back Curtis Davies made his debut appearance for Villa after joining on a season long loan from West Bromwich Albion in August 2007 ahead of a permanent move arranged for August 2008.

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

Leicester City

European Cup / Champions League: โŒ
League Champions: โŒ
FA Cup Winners: โŒ
League Cup Winners: ๐Ÿ†๐Ÿ†๐Ÿ†
Last Trophy: 1999-00

FIXTURE HISTORY

Leicester City

Previous 5 vs. Leicester: ๐ŸŸจ ๐ŸŸฉ ๐ŸŸฉ ๐ŸŸฉ ๐ŸŸฉ

FIXTURE DETAILS

Season | 2007-08 |
Matchday | #8 |
Manager Game | #50 |
Wednesday, 26 September 2007

MATCH SUMMARY

Manager: Martin Oโ€™Neill | ๐Ÿ‡ฌ๐Ÿ‡ง | County Londonderry, 2006-2010
Referee: Lee Mason | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ | Bolton, 2006-2021
Kick off: 7.45pm
HT Score: ๐ŸŸฅ 0-1
FT Score: ๐ŸŸฅ 0-1
FT Result: ๐ŸŸฅ Lost
Last 5: ๐ŸŸฉ ๐ŸŸฉ ๐ŸŸฅ ๐ŸŸฉ ๐ŸŸฅ

MATCH OFFICIALS

Referee: Lee Mason | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ | Bolton, 2006-2021
Previous 5: ๐ŸŸฉ ๐ŸŸจ ๐ŸŸฉ ๐ŸŸจ ๐ŸŸจ
Last Match: ๐ŸŸจ 18 Mar 07, Villa 0-0 Liverpool (h) ๐Ÿ†˜
Cards: ๐ŸŸจ

CARDS

Villa

None

Leicester City

๐ŸŸจ

Lee Mason

TEAM NEWS

Martin O'Neill makes a raft of changes again for the League Cup with Stuart Taylor, Stiliyan Petrov, Shaun Maloney, Isaiah Osborne, Marlon Harewood and Curtis Davies (debut) coming in. Dropping out are Wilfred Bouma, Martin Laursen, Ashley Young, John Carew, Luke Moore and Scott Carson.

TEAM STATS

Starting XI Average Age
| 25.34 |

Oldest Player |
CB Olof Mellberg | ๐Ÿ‡ธ๐Ÿ‡ช | 30.08 |

Youngest Player |
M Isaiah Osbourne | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ | 19.90 |

MANAGER

MANAGER

Martin O'Neill | ๐Ÿ‡ฌ๐Ÿ‡ง |

Gary Megson | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ |

Aston Villa

GK Stuart Taylor | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ |
CB Olof Mellberg | ๐Ÿ‡ธ๐Ÿ‡ช |
CB Zat Knight | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ |
CB Curtis Davies | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ | ๐ŸŸข | ๐Ÿ” |
M Gareth Barry | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ |
M Nigel Reo-Coker | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ |
M Stiliyan Petrov | ๐Ÿ‡ง๐Ÿ‡ฌ |
M Shaun Maloney | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ณ๓ ฃ๓ ด๓ ฟ |
M Isaiah Osbourne | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ | ๐Ÿ” |
CF Marlon Harewood | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ | ๐Ÿ” |
F Gabriel Agbonlahor | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ |

Leicester City

GK Mรกrton Fรผlรถp | ๐Ÿ‡ญ๐Ÿ‡บ |
CB Patrick Kisnorbo | ๐Ÿ‡ฆ๐Ÿ‡บ |
CB Bruno Nโ€™Gotty | ๐Ÿ‡ซ๐Ÿ‡ท |
CB Gareth McAuley | ๐Ÿ‡ฌ๐Ÿ‡ง |
CB Richard Stearman | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ |
LB Joe Mattock | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ |
M Radostin Kishishev | ๐Ÿ‡ง๐Ÿ‡ฌ | ๐Ÿ” |
M Stephen Clemence | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ | ๐ŸŸจ |
CF Iain Hume | ๐Ÿ‡จ๐Ÿ‡ฆ | ๐Ÿ” |
CF Matty Fryatt | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ | โšฝ | ๐Ÿ” |
CF Ashley Chambers | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ |

SUBSTITUTES

๐Ÿ” W Ashley Young | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ | for M Isaiah Osbourne | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ | 71โ€™ |
๐Ÿ” F Luke Moore | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ | for CF Marlon Harewood | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ | 77โ€™ |
๐Ÿ” W Patrik Berger | ๐Ÿ‡จ๐Ÿ‡ฟ | for CB Curtis Davies | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ | 80โ€™ |

SUBSTITUTES

๐Ÿ” | M Radostin Kishishev | ๐Ÿ‡ง๐Ÿ‡ฌ | (RB Alan Maybury | ๐Ÿ‡ฎ๐Ÿ‡ช |)
๐Ÿ” | CF Iain Hume | ๐Ÿ‡จ๐Ÿ‡ฆ | (CF DJ Campbell (yth) | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ |)
๐Ÿ” | CF Matty Fryatt | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ | (CB Darren Kenton | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ |)

UNUSED SUBSTITUTES

GK Scott Carson | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ |
M Craig Gardner | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ |

UNUSED SUBSTITUTES

GK Paul Henderson | ๐Ÿ‡ฆ๐Ÿ‡บ |
CB Alan Sheehan | ๐Ÿ‡ฎ๐Ÿ‡ช |

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 : 9/11
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 : 13/16
Homegrown: 5/16

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 : 6/11

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 : 9/16

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

CB Curtis Davies | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ |

FINAL APPEARANCES

MATCH STATS

Not recorded

TABLE

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PROGRAMME

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MATCHDAY QUOTES

"Oโ€™Neill decided to shuffle his squad, handing defender Curtis Davies his debut and bringing Taylor, Marlon Harewood, Stiliyan Petrov, Isaiah Osbourne and Maloney into the starting line-up."

*BBC Sport*
Wednesday, 26 September 2007

*Matty Fryattโ€™s goal gave Championship side Leicester City a shock victory at Aston Villa in the Carling Cup.*

A much-changed Villa side were poor early on with only Shaun Maloney threatening, while Iain Hume went close with a near-post header for the Foxes.

Fryatt broke the deadlock with 16 minutes left, running clear and firing past Stuart Taylor from a tight angle.

The home side came to life when Patrik Berger, Ashley Young and Luke Moore came on - but Leicester held on to win.

Villa boss Martin Oโ€™Neill won this competition in 1997 and 2000 when he was in charge of the Foxes but his old club ensured he will have to wait to complete his hat-trick.

Oโ€™Neill decided to shuffle his squad, handing defender Curtis Davies his debut and bringing Taylor, Marlon Harewood, Stiliyan Petrov, Isaiah Osbourne and Maloney into the starting line-up.

But, apart from a piledriver from Maloney that forced Leicester keeper Martin Fulop into a fine save, the home team rarely threatened.

Leicesterโ€™s best opportunity fell to Hume in a first half that saw few real chances.

Villa did improve after the restart and Fulop did well to keep out Harewoodโ€™s header from an inswinging Gareth Barry free-kick.

But it was Leicester who took the lead when Fryatt latched on to a James Chambersโ€™ pass and slotted past Taylor.

Oโ€™Neill made three substitutions to try to shake up his team in response and Maloney almost levelled when Fulop tipped his dipping free-kick around the post.

Gabriel Agbonlahor hooked the ball over the bar from close range in injury time as Villa continued to press but Leicester hung on to reach the fourth round.