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Game #4960

Aston Villa

Monday, 21 January 2008

Drew

6th (-)

Last 5: ๐ŸŸฉ ๐ŸŸฉ ๐ŸŸฅ ๐ŸŸฉ ๐ŸŸจ

Premier League

Attendance: 42,590

Liverpool

Anfield

Villa extend their unbeaten Premier League run to seven games but are held by Liverpool at Anfield.

Liverpool

2-2

Aston Villa

Assist(s) | Martin Laursen | 69โ€™ |

KEY MAN

Marlon Harewood hits a spectacular overhead goal to give Villa the lead at Anfield before Liverpool snatch a late equaliser to deny Villa, Monday, 21 January 2008.

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MATCH TIMELINE

Monday, 21 January 2008

๐Ÿฅ… | 19โ€™ Goal, 0-1, (Liverpool), Yossi Benayoun
๐Ÿ•’ | HT Liverpool 1-0 Aston Villa
๐Ÿ” | 66โ€™ Sub off, Craig Gardner, Sub on, Marlon Harewood
โšฝ | 69โ€™ Goal, 1-1, Marlon Harewood, Assist by Martin Laursen
โšฝ | 72โ€™ Goal, 2-1, Own Goal, Fabio Aurรฉlio
๐ŸŸจ | 74โ€™ Booking, Martin Laursen
๐ŸŸจ | 88โ€™ Booking, Ashley Young
๐Ÿฅ… | 88โ€™ Goal, 2-2, (Liverpool), Peter Crouch
๐Ÿ” | 90โ€™+2 Sub off, John Carew, Sub on, Zat Knight
๐Ÿ•’ | FT Liverpool 2-2 Aston Villa

ON THIS DAY

Fabio Aurelio's 72' own goal is Villa's 7,000th in league football. Only Wolverhampton Wanderers, Manchester United and Liverpool have also achieved this feat. Meanwhile Villa were now unbeaten in seven League games and sat 6th in the table.

Aston Villa

European Cup / Champions League: ๐Ÿ†
UEFA Cup / Europa League: 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

Liverpool

European Cup / Champions League: ๐Ÿ†๐Ÿ†๐Ÿ†๐Ÿ†๐Ÿ†
UEFA Cup / Europa League: ๐Ÿ†๐Ÿ†๐Ÿ†
League Champions: ๐Ÿ†๐Ÿ†๐Ÿ†๐Ÿ†๐Ÿ†๐Ÿ†๐Ÿ†๐Ÿ†๐Ÿ†๐Ÿ†๐Ÿ†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†๐Ÿ†๐Ÿ†
Last Trophy: 2005-06

FIXTURE HISTORY

Liverpool

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

FIXTURE DETAILS

Season | 2007-08 |
Matchday | #26 |
League Game | #23 |
Manager Game | #68 |
Monday, 21 January 2008

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: 8.00pm
HT Score: ๐ŸŸฅ 0-1
FT Score: ๐ŸŸจ 2-2
FT Result: ๐ŸŸจ Drew
Last 5: ๐ŸŸฉ ๐ŸŸฉ ๐ŸŸฅ ๐ŸŸฉ ๐ŸŸจ

MATCH OFFICIALS

Referee: Mark Clattenburg | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ | Durham, 2000-2017
Previous 5: ๐ŸŸฉ ๐ŸŸฅ ๐ŸŸฅ ๐ŸŸจ ๐ŸŸฉ
Last Match: ๐ŸŸฉ 2 Sept 07, Villa 2-0 Chelsea, Villa Park.
Cards: ๐ŸŸจ ๐ŸŸจ ๐ŸŸจ ๐ŸŸจ

CARDS

Villa

๐ŸŸจ ๐ŸŸจ

Liverpool

๐ŸŸจ ๐ŸŸจ

Mark Clattenburg

TEAM NEWS

Stuart Taylor replaces Scott Carson (loan terms) as Olof Mellberg returns for Gareth Barry.

TEAM STATS

Starting XI Average Age
| 26.06 |

Oldest Player |
CB Martin Laursen | ๐Ÿ‡ฉ๐Ÿ‡ฐ | 30.92 |

Youngest Player |
M Craig Gardner | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ | 21.17 |

Martin O'Neill | ๐Ÿ‡ฌ๐Ÿ‡ง |

MANAGER

MANAGER

Martin O'Neill | ๐Ÿ‡ฌ๐Ÿ‡ง |

Rafa Benรญtez | ๐Ÿ‡ช๐Ÿ‡ธ |

Aston Villa

GK Stuart Taylor | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ |
RB Wilfred Bouma | ๐Ÿ‡ณ๐Ÿ‡ฑ |
CB Martin Laursen | ๐Ÿ‡ฉ๐Ÿ‡ฐ | ๐Ÿ”ฅ | ๐ŸŸจ |
CB Curtis Davies | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ |
CB Olof Mellberg | ๐Ÿ‡ธ๐Ÿ‡ช |
M Stiliyan Petrov | ๐Ÿ‡ง๐Ÿ‡ฌ |
M Craig Gardner | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ | ๐Ÿ” |
M Nigel Reo-Coker | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ |
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” |

Liverpool

GK Pepe Reina | ๐Ÿ‡ช๐Ÿ‡ธ |
LB Fรกbio Aurรฉlio | ๐Ÿ‡ง๐Ÿ‡ท |
CB Sami Hyypiรค | ๐Ÿ‡ซ๐Ÿ‡ฎ |
CB Jamie Carragher | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ |
RB รlvaro Arbeloa | ๐Ÿ‡ช๐Ÿ‡ธ | ๐ŸŸจ | ๐Ÿ” |
M Steven Gerrard | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ |
M Javier Mascherano | ๐Ÿ‡ฆ๐Ÿ‡ท | ๐ŸŸจ |
W Yossi Benayoun | ๐Ÿ‡ฎ๐Ÿ‡ฑ | โšฝ | ๐Ÿ” |
W Harry Kewell | ๐Ÿ‡ฆ๐Ÿ‡บ | ๐Ÿ” |
CF Fernando Torres | ๐Ÿ‡ช๐Ÿ‡ธ |
CF Dirk Kuyt | ๐Ÿ‡ณ๐Ÿ‡ฑ |

SUBSTITUTES

๐Ÿ” CF Marlon Harewood | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ | for M Craig Gardner | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ | 66โ€™ |
๐Ÿ” CB Zat Knight | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ | for CF John Carew | ๐Ÿ‡ณ๐Ÿ‡ด | 90โ€™+2 |

SUBSTITUTES

๐Ÿ” | RB รlvaro Arbeloa | ๐Ÿ‡ช๐Ÿ‡ธ | ๐ŸŸจ | (CB Martin ล krtel | ๐Ÿ‡ท๐Ÿ‡ธ |)
๐Ÿ” | W Yossi Benayoun | ๐Ÿ‡ฎ๐Ÿ‡ฑ | (CF Peter Crouch (ex) | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ | โšฝ |)
๐Ÿ” | W Harry Kewell | ๐Ÿ‡ฆ๐Ÿ‡บ | (W Ryan Babel | ๐Ÿ‡ณ๐Ÿ‡ฑ |)

UNUSED SUBSTITUTES

GK Thomas Sรถrensen | ๐Ÿ‡ฉ๐Ÿ‡ฐ |
CB Gary Cahill | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ |
M Isaiah Osbourne | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ |

UNUSED SUBSTITUTES

GK Charles Itandje | ๐Ÿ‡จ๐Ÿ‡ฒ |
M Xabi Alonso | ๐Ÿ‡ช๐Ÿ‡ธ |

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
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: 4/16

MATCHDAY SQUAD

SQUAD STATS

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 : 3/14

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 | 35%
Possession A | 65%
Shots F | 8
Shots A | 22
Shots on Target F | 3
Shots on Target A | 4
Corners F | 2
Corners A | 8
Fouls F | 18
Fouls A | 12

TABLE

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PROGRAMME

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MATCHDAY QUOTES

โ€œIโ€™m delighted for him, Marlon has had to wait patiently for his chance with others doing so well.

โ€œHe made a big difference when he came on and after weโ€™ve gone ahead Iโ€™m a little disappointed we didnโ€™t win it.

โ€œThe top three would be happy to get a point from Anfield and I think on the balance of play a draw is fair.โ€

Martin Oโ€™Neill.

*BBC Sport*
Monday, 21 January 2008

*Peter Crouch earned Liverpool a draw against Aston Villa as the Reds failed to move back into the top four.*

Reds fans held up banners throughout to show support for boss Rafa Benitez and criticise their American owners, though there was no mass protest as suggested.

They took the lead when Yossi Benayoun stabbed in at the second attempt, but Marlon Harewoodโ€™s overhead kick and a Fabio Aurelio own goal put Villa ahead.

Substitute Crouch volleyed home with two minutes left to earn a point.

But the draw is another blow to the Anfield clubโ€™s already slender title hopes and leaves them 14 points behind Manchester United and Arsenal - and two behind Everton, who are fourth.

Liverpoolโ€™s future has been the subject of much speculation in recent days and some Reds fans were keen to vent their fury at the clubโ€™s US owners Tom Hicks and George Gillett.

Hicksโ€™ admission last week that the club spoke to Jurgen Klinsmann about the managerial position in November has enraged many supporters of Benitez.

There were plenty of banners backing the under-fire Spaniard and also asking for the Americans to sell the club to Dubai International Capital, which BBC Sport understands is considering making an offer to buy them out.

Liverpool and Benitez ba