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Game #4951

Aston Villa

Saturday, 1 December 2007

Lost

7th (-1)

Last 5: ๐ŸŸฉ ๐ŸŸฉ ๐ŸŸฉ ๐ŸŸฉ ๐ŸŸฅ

Premier League

Arsenal

Attendance: 42,018

Villa Park

Aston Villa

1-2

Arsenal

Assist(s) | John Carew | 14' |

MATCH SUMMARY

Villa lose for the first time in six Premier League games as they are unfortunate to be beaten by top of the table Arsenal.

KEY MAN

Craig Gardner celebrates giving Villa the lead but leaders Arsenal hit back to win and inflict a first defeat in six Premier League games on Villa, Saturday, 1 December 2007.

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MATCH TIMELINE

Saturday, 1 December 2007

โšฝ | 14โ€™ Goal, 1-0, Craig Gardner, Assist by John Carew
๐Ÿฅ… | 23โ€™ Goal, 1-1, (Arsenal), Matthieu Flamini
๐Ÿ” | 32โ€™ Sub off, Stiliyan Petrov, Sub on, Shaun Maloney
๐Ÿฅ… | 36โ€™ Goal, 1-2, (Arsenal), Emmanuel Adebayor
๐ŸŸจ | 37โ€™ Booking, Wilfred Bouma
๐Ÿ•’ | HT Aston Villa 1-2 Arsenal
๐ŸŸจ | 56โ€™ Booking, John Carew
๐Ÿ” | 76โ€™ Sub off, Wilfred Bouma, Sub on, Patrik Berger
๐ŸŸจ | 87โ€™ Booking, Ashley Young
๐Ÿ•’ | FT Aston Villa 1-2 Arsenal

ON THIS DAY

Villa's four game winning run and five game unbeaten run comes to an end with defeat to leaders Arsenal.

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

Arsenal

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

FIXTURE HISTORY

Arsenal

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

FIXTURE DETAILS

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Season | 2007-08 |
Matchday | #17 |
League Game | #15 |
Manager Game | #59 |
Saturday, 1 December 2007

MATCH SUMMARY

Manager: Martin Oโ€™Neill | ๐Ÿ‡ฌ๐Ÿ‡ง | County Londonderry, 2006-2010
Referee: Chris Foy | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ | St. Helens, 1996-2015
Kick off: 5.15pm
HT Score: ๐ŸŸฅ 1-2
FT Score: ๐ŸŸฅ 1-2
FT Result: ๐ŸŸฅ Lost
Last 5: ๐ŸŸฉ ๐ŸŸฉ ๐ŸŸฉ ๐ŸŸฉ ๐ŸŸฅ

MANAGERIAL RECORD

Martin O'Neill | ๐Ÿ‡ฌ๐Ÿ‡ง |

GAMES | WINS | DRAWS | LOSSES | POINTS PER GAME

๐Ÿ•’ 59 | ๐ŸŸฉ | 22 ๐ŸŸจ | 20 ๐ŸŸฅ 17 | 1.46

Villa Career Form:

Top 8

MATCH OFFICIALS

Referee: Chris Foy | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ | St. Helens, 1996-2015
Matches Officiated: 13
๐ŸŸฉ : 6
๐ŸŸจ : 4
๐ŸŸฅ : 3
๐Ÿ†˜ : 1
Previous 5: ๐ŸŸฉ ๐ŸŸจ ๐ŸŸฅ ๐ŸŸจ ๐ŸŸฉ
Last Match: ๐ŸŸฉ 3 Feb 07, Villa 1-0 West Ham (h)
Cards: ๐ŸŸจ ๐ŸŸจ ๐ŸŸจ ๐ŸŸจ ๐ŸŸจ

ALL THE MATCHES REFEREED BY:

CARDS

Villa

๐ŸŸจ ๐ŸŸจ ๐ŸŸจ

Arsenal

๐ŸŸจ ๐ŸŸจ

TEAM NEWS

Craig Gardner replaces Nigel Reo-Coker.

TEAM STATS

Starting XI Average Age
| 26.22 |

Oldest Player |
CB Martin Laursen | ๐Ÿ‡ฉ๐Ÿ‡ฐ | 30.78 |

Youngest Player |
M Craig Gardner | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ | 21.03 |

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 | ๐ŸŸจ | ๐Ÿ” |
CB Martin Laursen | ๐Ÿ‡ฉ๐Ÿ‡ฐ |
CB Olof Mellberg | ๐Ÿ‡ธ๐Ÿ‡ช |
CB Zat Knight | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ |
M Gareth Barry | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ |
M Stiliyan Petrov | ๐Ÿ‡ง๐Ÿ‡ฌ | ๐Ÿ” |
M Craig Gardner | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ | โšฝ |
W Ashley Young | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ | ๐ŸŸจ |
F Gabriel Agbonlahor | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ |
CF John Carew | ๐Ÿ‡ณ๐Ÿ‡ด | ๐Ÿ”ฅ | ๐ŸŸจ |

MANAGER

Arsรจne Wenger | ๐Ÿ‡ซ๐Ÿ‡ท |

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Arsenal

GK Manuel Almunia | ๐Ÿ‡ช๐Ÿ‡ธ |
LB Gaรซl Clichy | ๐Ÿ‡ซ๐Ÿ‡ท |
CB Kolo Tourรฉ | ๐Ÿ‡จ๐Ÿ‡ฎ |
CB William Gallas | ๐Ÿ‡ซ๐Ÿ‡ท | ๐ŸŸจ |
RB Bacary Sagna | ๐Ÿ‡ซ๐Ÿ‡ท |
RB Emmanuel Ebouรฉ | ๐Ÿ‡จ๐Ÿ‡ฎ |
M Tomas Rosickรฝ | ๐Ÿ‡จ๐Ÿ‡ฟ | ๐Ÿ” |
M Lassana Diarra | ๐Ÿ‡ซ๐Ÿ‡ท |
M Aleksandr Hleb | ๐Ÿ‡ง๐Ÿ‡พ | (๐Ÿ” |
M Matthieu Flamini | ๐Ÿ‡ซ๐Ÿ‡ท | โšฝ |
CF Emmanuel Adebayor | ๐Ÿ‡น๐Ÿ‡ฌ | ๐ŸŸจ | โšฝ | ๐Ÿ” |

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SUBSTITUTES

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๐Ÿ” M Shaun Maloney | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ณ๓ ฃ๓ ด๓ ฟ | for M Stiliyan Petrov | ๐Ÿ‡ง๐Ÿ‡ฌ | 32โ€™ |
๐Ÿ” W Patrik Berger | ๐Ÿ‡จ๐Ÿ‡ฟ | for RB Wilfred Bouma | ๐Ÿ‡ณ๐Ÿ‡ฑ | 76โ€™ |

SUBSTITUTES

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๐Ÿ” | M Tomas Rosickรฝ | ๐Ÿ‡จ๐Ÿ‡ฟ | (M Gilberto Silva | ๐Ÿ‡ง๐Ÿ‡ท |)
๐Ÿ” | M Aleksandr Hleb | ๐Ÿ‡ง๐Ÿ‡พ | (W Theo Walcott | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ |)
๐Ÿ” | CF Emmanuel Adebayor | ๐Ÿ‡น๐Ÿ‡ฌ | (CF Nicklas Bendtner | ๐Ÿ‡ฉ๐Ÿ‡ฐ |)

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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 |
CF Marlon Harewood | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ |

UNUSED SUBSTITUTES

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GK Jens Lehmann | ๐Ÿ‡ฉ๐Ÿ‡ช |
CB Philippe Senderos | ๐Ÿ‡จ๐Ÿ‡ญ |

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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: 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 : 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 : โญ•/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 : 1/16

MATCHDAY SQUAD

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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 | 45%
Possession A | 55%
Shots on Target F | 3
Shots on Target A | 5
Shots F | 11
Shots A | 15
Touches F | 587
Touches A | 685
Passes F | 352
Passes A | 444
Tackles F | 19
Tackles A | 36
Clearances F | 51
Clearances A | 67
Corners F | 4
Corners A | 6
Offsides A | 0
Offsides F | 2
Fouls F | 18
Fouls A | 10

MATCH QUOTES

โ€œWe totally dominated the second half. Arsenal are a very fine side, but we deserved to get a point. โ€œWe showed great character in the second half and I donโ€™t think Arsenal have been put under that sort of pressure for some time. โ€œThe players just have to have that belief that they can win these type of games. Our attitude was magnificent.โ€ Martin Oโ€™Neill.

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