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Game #4989

Aston Villa

Sunday, 5 October 2008

Lost

5th (-2)

Last 5: ๐ŸŸฉ ๐ŸŸฅ ๐ŸŸฉ ๐ŸŸจ ๐ŸŸฅ

Premier League

Chelsea

Attendance: 41,593

Stamford Bridge

Chelsea

2-0

Aston Villa

Assist(s) | None

MATCH SUMMARY

Villa lose to League leaders Chelsea for only their second defeat of the season as future Villa midfielder Joe Cole opens the scoring for the Blues.

KEY MAN

Brad Friedel, busy

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MATCH TIMELINE

Sunday, 5 October 2008

๐Ÿฅ… | 21โ€™ Goal, 0-1, (Chelsea), Joe Cole
๐Ÿฅ… | 44โ€™ Goal, 0-2, (Chelsea), Nicolas Anelka
๐Ÿ•’ | HT Chelsea 2-0 Aston Villa
๐Ÿ” | 46โ€™ Sub off, Luke Young, Sub on, James Milner
๐Ÿ” | 46โ€™ Sub off, Curtis Davies, Sub on, Carlos Cuรฉllar
๐ŸŸจ | 68โ€™ Booking, Carlos Cuรฉllar
๐Ÿ” | 71โ€™ Sub off, John Carew, Sub on, Marlon Harewood
๐ŸŸจ | 78โ€™ Booking, Stiliyan Petrov
๐ŸŸจ | 85โ€™ Booking, Nicky Shorey
๐Ÿ•’ | FT Chelsea 2-0 Aston Villa

ON THIS DAY

Villa lost to leaders Chelsea for only their second League defeat of the season. As a result Villa dropped back to 5th in the table.

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

Chelsea

European Cup / Champions League: โŒ
UEFA Cup Winners Cup: ๐Ÿ†๐Ÿ†
League Champions: ๐Ÿ†๐Ÿ†๐Ÿ†
FA Cup Winners: ๐Ÿ†๐Ÿ†๐Ÿ†๐Ÿ†
League Cup Winners: ๐Ÿ†๐Ÿ†๐Ÿ†๐Ÿ†
Last Trophy: 2006-07

FIXTURE HISTORY

Chelsea

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

FIXTURE DETAILS

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Season | 2008-09 |
Matchday | #14 |
League Game | #7 |
Manager Game | #97 |
Sunday, 5 October 2008

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: 3.00pm
HT Score: ๐ŸŸฅ 0-2
FT Score: ๐ŸŸฅ 0-2
FT Result: ๐ŸŸฅ Lost
Last 5: ๐ŸŸฉ ๐ŸŸฅ ๐ŸŸฉ ๐ŸŸจ ๐ŸŸฅ

MANAGERIAL RECORD

Martin O'Neill | ๐Ÿ‡ฌ๐Ÿ‡ง |

GAMES | WINS | DRAWS | LOSSES | POINTS PER GAME

๐Ÿ•’ 97 | ๐ŸŸฉ | 37 ๐ŸŸจ | 33 ๐ŸŸฅ 27 | 1.48

Villa Career Form:

Top 8

MATCH OFFICIALS

Referee: Chris Foy | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ | St. Helens, 1996-2015
Matches Officiated: 16
๐ŸŸฉ : 6
๐ŸŸจ : 4
๐ŸŸฅ : 6
๐Ÿ†˜ : 1
Previous 5: ๐ŸŸจ ๐ŸŸฉ ๐ŸŸฅ ๐ŸŸฅ ๐ŸŸฅ
Last Match: ๐ŸŸฅ 5 Oct 08, Villa 0-2 Chelsea (a)
Cards: ๐ŸŸจ ๐ŸŸจ ๐ŸŸจ
Assistants: Mark Scholes, Mike Mullarkey

ALL THE MATCHES REFEREED BY:

CARDS

Villa

๐ŸŸจ ๐ŸŸจ ๐ŸŸจ

Chelsea

None

TEAM NEWS

Martin Laursen, Nigel Reo-Coker, Gabriel Agbonlahor, John Carew, Gareth Barry and Curtis Davies replace Zat Knight, Wayne Routledge, Moustapha Salifou, Marlon Harewood, Carlos Cuรฉllar, and James Milner.

TEAM STATS

Starting XI Average Age
| 27.74 |

Oldest Player |
GK Brad Friedel | ๐Ÿ‡บ๐Ÿ‡ธ | 37.41 |

Youngest Player |
F Gabriel Agbonlahor | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ | 21.99 |

MANAGER

Martin O'Neill | ๐Ÿ‡ฌ๐Ÿ‡ง |

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Aston Villa

GK Brad Friedel | ๐Ÿ‡บ๐Ÿ‡ธ |
LB Nicky Shorey | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ | ๐ŸŸจ |
CB Martin Laursen | ๐Ÿ‡ฉ๐Ÿ‡ฐ |
CB Curtis Davies | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ | ๐Ÿ” |
RB Luke Young | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ | ๐Ÿ” |
M Stiliyan Petrov | ๐Ÿ‡ง๐Ÿ‡ฌ | ๐ŸŸจ |
M Gareth Barry | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ |
W Ashley Young | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ |
M Nigel Reo-Coker | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ |
F Gabriel Agbonlahor | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ |
CF John Carew | ๐Ÿ‡ณ๐Ÿ‡ด | ๐Ÿ” |

MANAGER

Luiz Felipe Scolari | ๐Ÿ‡ง๐Ÿ‡ท |

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Chelsea

GK Petr ฤŒech | ๐Ÿ‡จ๐Ÿ‡ฟ |
LB Ashley Cole | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ |
CB John Terry | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ |
RB Branislav Ivanoviฤ‡ | ๐Ÿ‡ท๐Ÿ‡ธ |
RB Josรฉ Boswinga | ๐Ÿ‡ต๐Ÿ‡น |
M Frank Lampard | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ |
M Michael Ballack | ๐Ÿ‡ฉ๐Ÿ‡ช |
M Joe Cole | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ | โšฝ | ๐Ÿ” |
M Mikel John Obi | ๐Ÿ‡ณ๐Ÿ‡ฌ |
W Florent Malouda | ๐Ÿ‡ซ๐Ÿ‡ท | ๐Ÿ” |
CF Nicolas Anelka | ๐Ÿ‡ซ๐Ÿ‡ท | โšฝ | ๐Ÿ” |

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SUBSTITUTES

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๐Ÿ” W James Milner | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ | for RB Luke Young | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ | 46โ€™ |
๐Ÿ” CB Carlos Cuรฉllar | ๐Ÿ‡ช๐Ÿ‡ธ | ๐ŸŸจ | for CB Curtis Davies | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ | 46โ€™ |
๐Ÿ” CF Marlon Harewood | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ | for CF John Carew | ๐Ÿ‡ณ๐Ÿ‡ด | 71โ€™ |

SUBSTITUTES

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๐Ÿ” | M Joe Cole | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ | (W Salomon Kalou | ๐Ÿ‡จ๐Ÿ‡ฎ |)
๐Ÿ” | W Florent Malouda | ๐Ÿ‡ซ๐Ÿ‡ท | (RB Juliano Belletti | ๐Ÿ‡ง๐Ÿ‡ท |)
๐Ÿ” | CF Nicolas Anelka | ๐Ÿ‡ซ๐Ÿ‡ท | (CF Franco Di Santo | ๐Ÿ‡ฆ๐Ÿ‡ท |)

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UNUSED SUBSTITUTES

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GK Brad Guzan | ๐Ÿ‡บ๐Ÿ‡ธ |
CB Zat Knight | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ |
M Craig Gardner | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ |
M Moustapha Salifou | ๐Ÿ‡น๐Ÿ‡ฌ |

UNUSED SUBSTITUTES

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GK Henrique Hilario | ๐Ÿ‡ต๐Ÿ‡น |
LB Wayne Bridge | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ |
RB Paulo Ferreira | ๐Ÿ‡ต๐Ÿ‡น |
CB Michael Mancienne | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ 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 : 7/11
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 : 11/18
Homegrown: 3/18

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 : 4/11

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 : 6/18

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 | 40%
Possession A | 60%
Shots F | 10
Shots A | 35
Shots on Target F | 1
Shots on Target A | 14
Corners F | 1
Corners A | 6
Fouls F | 16
Fouls A | 12

MATCH QUOTES

โ€œWeโ€™re learning all the time but that was a harsh lesson. We need to regroup and start again when they return from international duty. โ€œWe want to be up there with the top four sides, otherwise whatโ€™s the point? โ€œThey played exceptionally well and we didnโ€™t. We can play much better. From start to finish they were strong and comfortable on the ball. We have a good distance to go to compete on a regular basis with those sides.โ€ Martin O'Neill.

MATCH REPORT