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Game #4950

Aston Villa

Wednesday, 28 November 2007

Won

6th (+1)

Last 5: ๐ŸŸจ ๐ŸŸฉ ๐ŸŸฉ ๐ŸŸฉ ๐ŸŸฉ

Premier League

Blackburn Rovers

Attendance: 20,776

Ewood Park

Blackburn Rovers

0-4

Aston Villa

Assist(s) | Ashley Young | 29โ€™ | Gabriel Agbonlahor | 81โ€™ |

MATCH SUMMARY

Villa hammer Blackburn on their own patch to make if four consecutive wins in five unbeaten Premier League games.

KEY MAN

Gareth Barry scores from the spot to put Villa two up at Ewood Park as Blackburn are hammered 4-0, Wednesday, 28 November 2007.

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MATCH TIMELINE

Wednesday, 28 November 2007

โšฝ | 29โ€™ Goal, 1-0, John Carew, Assist by Ashley Young
๐Ÿ•’ | HT Blackburn Rovers 0-1 Aston Villa
๐ŸŸจ | 50โ€™ Booking, Olof Mellberg
๐ŸŸฅ | 52โ€™ Sending off, (Blackburn Rovers), Ryan Nelsen
โšฝ | 53โ€™ Goal, 2-0, Gareth Barry (pen)
โšฝ | 81โ€™ Goal, 3-0, Ashley Young, Assist by Gabriel Agbonlahor
๐Ÿ” | 82โ€™ Sub off, Stiliyan Petrov, Sub on Craig Gardner
๐Ÿ” | 85โ€™ Sub off, Gabriel Agbonlahor, Sub on, Marlon Harewood
โšฝ | 89โ€™ Goal, 4-0, Marlon Harewood
๐Ÿ•’ | FT Blackburn Rovers 0-4 Aston Villa

ON THIS DAY

Villa win their fourth successive game to make it eight wins in fourteen as they rise 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

Blackburn Rovers

European Cup / Champions League: โŒ
League Champions: ๐Ÿ†๐Ÿ†๐Ÿ†
FA Cup Winners: ๐Ÿ†๐Ÿ†๐Ÿ†๐Ÿ†๐Ÿ†๐Ÿ†
League Cup Winners: ๐Ÿ†
Last Trophy: 2001-02

FIXTURE HISTORY

Blackburn Rovers

Previous 5 vs. Blackburn: ๐ŸŸฉ ๐ŸŸฉ ๐ŸŸฅ ๐ŸŸฉ ๐ŸŸฉ

FIXTURE DETAILS

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Season | 2007-08 |
Matchday | #16 |
League Game | #14 |
Manager Game | #58 |
Wednesday, 28 November 2007

MATCH SUMMARY

Manager: Martin Oโ€™Neill | ๐Ÿ‡ฌ๐Ÿ‡ง | County Londonderry, 2006-2010
Referee: Phil Dowd | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ | Stoke on Trent, 1998-2016
Kick off: 8.00pm
HT Score: ๐ŸŸฉ 1-0
FT Score: ๐ŸŸฉ 4-0
FT Result: ๐ŸŸฉ Won
Last 5: ๐ŸŸจ ๐ŸŸฉ ๐ŸŸฉ ๐ŸŸฉ ๐ŸŸฉ

MANAGERIAL RECORD

Martin O'Neill | ๐Ÿ‡ฌ๐Ÿ‡ง |

GAMES | WINS | DRAWS | LOSSES | POINTS PER GAME

๐Ÿ•’ 58 | ๐ŸŸฉ | 22 ๐ŸŸจ | 20 ๐ŸŸฅ 16 | 1.48

Villa Career Form:

Top 8

MATCH OFFICIALS

Referee: Phil Dowd | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ | Stoke on Trent, 1998-2016
Matches Officiated: 9
๐ŸŸฉ : 3
๐ŸŸจ : 2
๐ŸŸฅ : 4
๐Ÿ†˜ : 0
Previous 5: ๐ŸŸจ ๐ŸŸฅ ๐ŸŸฅ ๐ŸŸฉ ๐ŸŸจ
Last Match: ๐ŸŸจ 2 Jan 07, Villa 0-0 Chelsea (h)
Cards: ๐ŸŸฅ ๐ŸŸจ

ALL THE MATCHES REFEREED BY:

CARDS

Villa

๐ŸŸจ

Blackburn Rovers

๐ŸŸฅ

TEAM NEWS

Martin O'Neill names an unchanged line up for the second successive game.

TEAM STATS

Starting XI Average Age
| 26.44 |

Oldest Player |
CB Martin Laursen | ๐Ÿ‡ฉ๐Ÿ‡ฐ | 30.77 |

Youngest Player |
F Gabriel Agbonlahor | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ | 21.14 |

MANAGER

Martin O'Neill | ๐Ÿ‡ฌ๐Ÿ‡ง |

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Aston Villa

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

MANAGER

Mark Hughes | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ท๓ ฌ๓ ณ๓ ฟ |

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Blackburn Rovers

GK Brad Friedel | ๐Ÿ‡บ๐Ÿ‡ธ |
CB Andrรฉ Oojier | ๐Ÿ‡ณ๐Ÿ‡ฑ |
CB Ryan Nelsen | ๐Ÿ‡ณ๐Ÿ‡ฟ | ๐ŸŸฅ |
CB Aaron Mokoena | ๐Ÿ‡ฟ๐Ÿ‡ฆ | ๐Ÿ” |
CB Christopher Samba | ๐Ÿ‡จ๐Ÿ‡ฌ |
LB Stephen Warnock | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ |
M David Dunn | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ |
W Brett Emerton | ๐Ÿ‡ฆ๐Ÿ‡บ |
W David Bentley | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ | ๐Ÿ” |
CF Roque Santa Cruz | ๐Ÿ‡ต๐Ÿ‡พ |
CF Benni McCarthy | ๐Ÿ‡ฟ๐Ÿ‡ฆ | ๐Ÿ” |

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SUBSTITUTES

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๐Ÿ” M Craig Gardner | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ | for M Stiliyan Petrov | ๐Ÿ‡ง๐Ÿ‡ฌ | 82โ€™ |
๐Ÿ” CF Marlon Harewood | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ | for CF Gabriel Agbonlahor | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ | 85โ€™ |

SUBSTITUTES

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๐Ÿ” | CB Aaron Mokoena | ๐Ÿ‡ฟ๐Ÿ‡ฆ | (RB Steven Reid | ๐Ÿ‡ฎ๐Ÿ‡ช |)
๐Ÿ” | W David Bentley | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ | (M Morten Gamst Pedersen | ๐Ÿ‡ณ๐Ÿ‡ด |)
๐Ÿ” | CF Benni McCarthy | ๐Ÿ‡ฟ๐Ÿ‡ฆ | (CF Jason Roberts | 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 |
CB Curtis Davies | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ |
W Patrik Berger | ๐Ÿ‡จ๐Ÿ‡ฟ |

UNUSED SUBSTITUTES

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GK Jason Brown | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ท๓ ฌ๓ ณ๓ ฟ |
M Robbie Savage | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ท๓ ฌ๓ ณ๓ ฟ |

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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 : 10/16
Homegrown: 3/16

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 : 6/16

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:

โ€‹

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 | 41%
Possession A | 59%
Shots on Target F | 7
Shots on Target A | 5
Shots F | 9
Shots A | 20
Touches F | 508
Touches A | 593
Passes F | 265
Passes A | 376
Tackles F | 27
Tackles A | 18
Clearances F | 71
Clearances A | 21
Corners F | 2
Corners A | 10
Offsides A | 7
Offsides F | 3
Fouls F | 15
Fouls A | 10

MATCH QUOTES

โ€œIt has been a terrific effort in the last few weeks. โ€œI think the game was closer than the scoreline suggests but I think we defended very strongly and Gareth Barry is back to his very, very best. โ€œI was concerned about the game beforehand. That was our game in hand and we have won it.โ€ Martin Oโ€™Neill.

MATCH REPORT