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Game #4949

Aston Villa

Saturday, 24 November 2007

Won

7th (+1)

Last 5: ๐ŸŸฅ ๐ŸŸจ ๐ŸŸฉ ๐ŸŸฉ ๐ŸŸฉ

Premier League

Middlesbrough

Attendance: 23,900

Riverside Stadium

Middlesbrough

0-3

Aston Villa

Assist(s) | Gareth Barry | 45โ€™+2 | Scott Carson | 59โ€™ |

MATCH SUMMARY

Villa sweep aside the hopeless managerial novice Gareth Southgate at Middlesbrough to make it three successive Premier League wins.

KEY MAN

Olof Mellberg celebrates his goal to put Villa two up against Gareth Southgate's Middlesbrough on the way to a three nil win at the Riverside, Saturday, 24 November 2007.

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MATCH TIMELINE

Saturday, 24 November 2007

๐ŸŸจ | 17โ€™ Booking, Nigel Reo-Coker
โšฝ | 45โ€™+2 Goal, 1-0, John Carew, Assist by Gareth Barry
๐Ÿ•’ | HT Middlesbrough 0-1 Aston Villa
โšฝ | 48โ€™ Goal, 2-0, Olof Mellberg
โšฝ | 59โ€™ Goal, 3-0, Gabriel Agbonlahor, Assist by Scott Carson
๐Ÿ” | 74โ€™ Sub off, John Carew, Sub on Shaun Maloney
๐Ÿ” | 79โ€™ Sub off, Stiliyan Petrov, Sub on, Craig Gardner
๐Ÿ” | 84โ€™ Sub off, Martin Laursen, Sub on, Curtis Davies
๐Ÿ•’ | FT Middlesbrough 0-3 Aston Villa

ON THIS DAY

Villa go four unbeaten with a seventh win in thirteen League games and climb to 6th in the table.

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

Middlesbrough

European Cup / Champions League: โŒ
League Champions: โŒ
FA Cup Winners: โŒ
League Cup Winners: ๐Ÿ†
Last Trophy: 2003-04

FIXTURE HISTORY

Middlesbrough

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

FIXTURE DETAILS

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Season | 2007-08 |
Matchday | #15 |
League Game | #13 |
Manager Game | #57 |
Saturday, 24 November 2007

MATCH SUMMARY

Manager: Martin Oโ€™Neill | ๐Ÿ‡ฌ๐Ÿ‡ง | County Londonderry, 2006-2010
Referee: Keith Stroud | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ | Hampshire, 2004-2010
Kick off: 3.00pm
HT Score: ๐ŸŸฉ 1-0
FT Score: ๐ŸŸฉ 3-0
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•’ 57 | ๐ŸŸฉ | 21 ๐ŸŸจ | 20 ๐ŸŸฅ 16 | 1.46

Villa Career Form:

Top 8

MATCH OFFICIALS

Referee: Keith Stroud | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ | Hampshire, 2004-2010
Matches Officiated: 1
๐ŸŸฉ : 1
๐ŸŸจ : 0
๐ŸŸฅ : 0
๐Ÿ†˜ : 0
Previous 5: None
Last Match: None
Cards: ๐ŸŸจ ๐ŸŸจ ๐ŸŸจ

ALL THE MATCHES REFEREED BY:

CARDS

Villa

๐ŸŸจ

Middlesbrough

๐ŸŸจ ๐ŸŸจ

TEAM NEWS

Martin O'Neill names an unchanged line up.

TEAM STATS

Starting XI Average Age
| 26.43 |

Oldest Player |
CB Martin Laursen | ๐Ÿ‡ฉ๐Ÿ‡ฐ | 30.76 |

Youngest Player |
F Gabriel Agbonlahor | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ | 21.13 |

MANAGER

Martin O'Neill | ๐Ÿ‡ฌ๐Ÿ‡ง |

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Aston Villa

GK Scott Carson | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ | ๐Ÿ”ฅ |
CB Martin Laursen | ๐Ÿ‡ฉ๐Ÿ‡ฐ | ๐Ÿ” |
CB Olof Mellberg | ๐Ÿ‡ธ๐Ÿ‡ช | โšฝ |
CB Zat Knight | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ |
RB Wilfred Bouma | ๐Ÿ‡ณ๐Ÿ‡ฑ |
M Gareth Barry | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ | ๐Ÿ”ฅ |
M Stiliyan Petrov | ๐Ÿ‡ง๐Ÿ‡ฌ | ๐Ÿ” |
M Nigel Reo-Coker | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ | ๐ŸŸจ |
W Ashley Young | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ |
F Gabriel Agbonlahor | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ | โšฝ |
CF John Carew | ๐Ÿ‡ณ๐Ÿ‡ด | โšฝ | ๐Ÿ” |

MANAGER

Gareth Southgate (ex) | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ |

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Middlesbrough

GK Mark Schwarzer | ๐Ÿ‡ฆ๐Ÿ‡บ |
RB Luke Young | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ |
CB Jonathan Woodgate | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ |
CB Emanuel Pogatetz | ๐Ÿ‡ฆ๐Ÿ‡น |
CB David Wheater | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ |
M Gary Oโ€™Neil | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ |
M George Boateng (ex) | ๐Ÿ‡ณ๐Ÿ‡ฑ |
M Lee Cattermole | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ | ๐ŸŸจ | ๐Ÿ” |
W Stuart Downing | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ | ๐ŸŸจ |
W Adam Johnson | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ |
CF Jรฉrรฉmie Aliadiรฉre | ๐Ÿ‡ซ๐Ÿ‡ท | ๐Ÿ” |

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SUBSTITUTES

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๐Ÿ” M Shaun Maloney | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ณ๓ ฃ๓ ด๓ ฟ | for CF John Carew | ๐Ÿ‡ณ๐Ÿ‡ด | 74โ€™ |
๐Ÿ” M Craig Gardner | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ | for M Stiliyan Petrov | ๐Ÿ‡ง๐Ÿ‡ฌ | 79โ€™ |
๐Ÿ” CB Curtis Davies | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ | for CB Martin Laursen | ๐Ÿ‡ฉ๐Ÿ‡ฐ | 84โ€™ |

SUBSTITUTES

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๐Ÿ” | M Lee Cattermole | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ | ๐ŸŸจ | (M Fรกbio Rochemback | ๐Ÿ‡ง๐Ÿ‡ท |)
๐Ÿ” | CF Jรฉrรฉmie Aliadiรฉre | ๐Ÿ‡ซ๐Ÿ‡ท | (CF Ben Hutchinson | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ |)

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UNUSED SUBSTITUTES

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GK Stuart Taylor | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ |
F Luke Moore | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ |

UNUSED SUBSTITUTES

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GK Ross Turnbull | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ |
CB Andrew Taylor | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ |
W Tuncay Sanli | ๐Ÿ‡น๐Ÿ‡ท |

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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 : 6/11
Homegrown: 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 : 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 : 7/11

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

MATCHDAY SQUAD

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UNAVAILABLE

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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 | 42%
Possession A | 58%
Shots on Target F | 4
Shots on Target A | 4
Shots F | 9
Shots A | 16
Touches F | 458
Touches A | 564
Passes F | 256
Passes A | 342
Tackles F | 26
Tackles A | 16
Clearances F | 40
Clearances A | 43
Corners F | 6
Corners A | 11
Offsides A | 3
Offsides F | 1
Fouls F | 17
Fouls A | 16

MATCH QUOTES

โ€œI thought we were second best in the first half and obviously our goal was a big, big moment because it sent Boro in at half-time feeling pretty deflated. โ€œBut I think we have a bit of resilience about our side. We had to hang on in there today. โ€œWhen we opened up weโ€™ve got the ability to play. But we showed today that we have got to improve.โ€ Martin Oโ€™Neill.

MATCH REPORT