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Game #5022

Aston Villa

Sunday, 22 March 2009

Lost

5th (-)

Last 5: ๐ŸŸฅ ๐ŸŸจ ๐ŸŸฅ ๐ŸŸฅ ๐ŸŸฅ

Premier League

Liverpool

Attendance: 44,131

Anfield

Liverpool

5-0

Aston Villa

Assist(s) | None

MATCH SUMMARY

Villa make it three successive defeats, nine conceded and one scored, as a season of such promise comes off the rails and the backlash against Martin O'Neill continues to play out.

KEY MAN

Brad Friedel, sending off added to Villa's Anfield woes.

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MATCH TIMELINE

Sunday, 22 March 2009

๐Ÿฅ… | 8โ€™ Goal, 0-1, (Liverpool), Dirk Kuyt
๐Ÿฅ… | 33โ€™ Goal, 0-2, (Liverpool), Albert Riera
๐Ÿฅ… | 39โ€™ Goal, 0-3, (Liverpool, pen), Steven Gerrard
๐ŸŸจ | 40โ€™ Booking, Luke Young
๐ŸŸจ | 41โ€™ Booking, Gareth Barry
๐Ÿ•’ | HT Liverpool 3-0 Aston Villa
๐Ÿฅ… | 50โ€™ Goal, 0-4, (Liverpool), Steven Gerrard
๐Ÿ” | 58โ€™ Sub off, Emile Heskey, Sub on, Gabriel Agbonlahor
๐ŸŸฅ | 64โ€™ Sending off, Brad Friedel
๐Ÿ” | 64โ€™ Sub off, Nigel Reo-Coker, Sub on, Brad Guzan
๐Ÿฅ… | 65โ€™ Goal, 0-5, (Liverpool, pen), Steven Gerrard
๐Ÿ” | 88โ€™ Sub off, John Carew, Sub on, Craig Gardner
๐ŸŸจ | 90โ€™+2 Booking, Craig Gardner
๐Ÿ•’ | FT Liverpool 5-0 Aston Villa

ON THIS DAY

Villa lose a third successive game, had failed to win in eight games, losing six, conceding 21 and scoring 5.

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 ๐ŸŸจ ๐ŸŸฅ ๐ŸŸจ ๐ŸŸจ

FIXTURE DETAILS

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Season | 2008-09 |
Matchday | #47 |
League Game | #30 |
Manager Game | #130 |
Sunday, 22 March 2009

MATCH SUMMARY

Manager: Martin Oโ€™Neill | ๐Ÿ‡ฌ๐Ÿ‡ง | County Londonderry, 2006-2010
Referee: Martin Atkinson | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ | West Riding, 2003-2022
Kick off: 4.00pm
HT Score: ๐ŸŸฅ 0-3
FT Score: ๐ŸŸฅ 0-5
FT Result: ๐ŸŸฅ Lost
Last 5: ๐ŸŸฅ ๐ŸŸจ ๐ŸŸฅ ๐ŸŸฅ ๐ŸŸฅ

MANAGERIAL RECORD

Martin O'Neill | ๐Ÿ‡ฌ๐Ÿ‡ง |

GAMES | WINS | DRAWS | LOSSES | POINTS PER GAME

๐Ÿ•’ 130 | ๐ŸŸฉ | 52 ๐ŸŸจ | 41 ๐ŸŸฅ 37 | 1.52

Villa Career Form:

Top 8

MATCH OFFICIALS

Referee: Martin Atkinson | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ | West Riding, 2003-2022 ๐Ÿ†˜
Matches Officiated: 15
๐ŸŸฉ : 4
๐ŸŸจ : 4
๐ŸŸฅ : 7
๐Ÿ†˜ : 1
Previous 5: ๐ŸŸฉ ๐ŸŸฉ ๐ŸŸจ ๐ŸŸฉ ๐ŸŸฅ
Last Match: ๐ŸŸฅ 15 Feb 09, Villa 1-3 Everton (a)
Cards: ๐ŸŸฅ ๐ŸŸจ ๐ŸŸจ ๐ŸŸจ ๐ŸŸจ
Assistants: Jeremy Simpson, Glenn Turner

ALL THE MATCHES REFEREED BY:

CARDS

Villa

๐ŸŸฅ ๐ŸŸจ ๐ŸŸจ ๐ŸŸจ

Liverpool

๐ŸŸจ

TEAM NEWS

John Carew and Curtis Davies replace Gabriel Agbonlahor and Zat Knight.

TEAM STATS

Starting XI Average Age
| 28.15 |

Oldest Player |
GK Brad Friedel | ๐Ÿ‡บ๐Ÿ‡ธ | 37.87 |

Youngest Player |
W James Milner | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ | 23.23 |

MANAGER

Martin O'Neill | ๐Ÿ‡ฌ๐Ÿ‡ง |

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Aston Villa

GK Brad Friedel | ๐Ÿ‡บ๐Ÿ‡ธ | ๐ŸŸฅ |
CB Carlos Cuรฉllar | ๐Ÿ‡ช๐Ÿ‡ธ |
CB Curtis Davies | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ |
RB Luke Young | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ | ๐ŸŸจ |
M Stiliyan Petrov | ๐Ÿ‡ง๐Ÿ‡ฌ |
M Gareth Barry | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ | ๐ŸŸจ |
M Nigel Reo-Coker | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ | ๐Ÿ” |
W Ashley Young | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ |
W James Milner | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ |
CF Emile Heskey | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ | ๐Ÿ” |
CF John Carew | ๐Ÿ‡ณ๐Ÿ‡ด | ๐Ÿ” |

MANAGER

Rafa Benรญtez | ๐Ÿ‡ช๐Ÿ‡ธ |

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Liverpool

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SUBSTITUTES

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๐Ÿ” CF Gabriel Agbonlahor | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ | for CF Emile Heskey | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ | 58โ€™ |
๐Ÿ” GK Brad Guzan | ๐Ÿ‡บ๐Ÿ‡ธ | for M Nigel Reo-Coker | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ | 64โ€™ |
๐Ÿ” M Craig Gardner | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ | ๐ŸŸจ | for CF John Carew | ๐Ÿ‡ณ๐Ÿ‡ด | 88โ€™ |โ€‹

SUBSTITUTES

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UNUSED SUBSTITUTES

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CB Zat Knight | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ |
LB Nicky Shorey | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ |
M Moustapha Salifou | ๐Ÿ‡น๐Ÿ‡ฌ |
F Nathan Delfouneso | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ |

UNUSED SUBSTITUTES

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GK Diego Cavalieri | ๐Ÿ‡ง๐Ÿ‡ท |
CB Sami Hyypiรค | ๐Ÿ‡ซ๐Ÿ‡ฎ |
M Andrea Dossena | ๐Ÿ‡ฎ๐Ÿ‡น |
W Nabil El Zhar | ๐Ÿ‡ฒ๐Ÿ‡ฆ |

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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: 1/11

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 : 12/18
Homegrown: 4/18

MATCHDAY SQUAD

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SQUAD STATS

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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 : 2/14

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 | 40%
Possession A | 60%
Shots F | 7
Shots A | 19
Shots on Target F | 3
Shots on Target A | 7
Corners F | 6
Corners A | 4
Fouls F | 13
Fouls A | 10

MATCH QUOTES

โ€œWe were well beaten by an exceptional Liverpool side but we did contribute to our own downfall. โ€œAt 1-0 down, we gave away an unbelievably bad goal. It was a shocking mistake. โ€œLiverpool have had two remarkable results before this game - beating Real Madrid and Manchester United - and they certainly did not need any help from us to achieve what they wanted. โ€œWe played poorly. We gave away some lousy goals and we have to get back on track. โ€œWe were doing fine four or five weeks ago but we were well beaten by a better side. But we are a better team than we showed in this game.โ€ Martin O'Neill.

MATCH REPORT