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Game #5064

Wednesday, 10 February 2010

Attendance: 42,788

Drew

Premier League

7th (-)

Manchester United

Last 5: ๐ŸŸฉ ๐ŸŸจ ๐ŸŸฉ ๐ŸŸจ ๐ŸŸจ

Villa Park

Villa remain unbeaten in the League in 2010 but draw for the fourth time in five games as they are held at home by ten man Manchester United.

Aston Villa

1-1

Manchester United

Assist(s) | Not recorded

KEY MAN

Carlos Cuรฉllar celebrates his opener against Manchester United before Villa are pegged back by ten men to draw for the fourth time in five, Wednesday, 10 February 2010.

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MATCH TIMELINE

โšฝ | 19โ€™ Goal, 1-0, Carlos Cuรฉllar
๐Ÿฅ… | 23โ€™ Goal, 1-1, (Manchester United), James Collins o.g.
๐ŸŸฅ | 29โ€™ Sending off, (Manchester United)
๐Ÿ•’ | HT Aston Villa 1-1 Manchester United
๐Ÿ” | 58โ€™ Sub off, Fabian Delph, Sub on, John Carew
๐Ÿ” | 64โ€™ Sub off, Stiliyan Petrov, Sub on, Steve Sidwell
๐Ÿ•’ | FT Aston Villa 1-1 Manchester United

ON THIS DAY

Villa remain unbeaten in 2010 and make it nine games without defeat as they take points of another of the top six teams having drawn with Tottenham, Arsenal and Manchester United in three of their last four games.

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

Manchester United

European Cup / Champions League: ๐Ÿ†๐Ÿ†๐Ÿ†
UEFA Cup Winners Cup: 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†๐Ÿ†๐Ÿ†๐Ÿ†๐Ÿ†
League Cup Winners: ๐Ÿ†๐Ÿ†๐Ÿ†
Last Trophy: 2008-09

FIXTURE HISTORY

Manchester United

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

FIXTURE DETAILS

Season | 2009-10 |
Matchday | #34 |
League Game | #25 |
Manager Game | #172 |
Wednesday, 10 February 2010

MATCH SUMMARY

Manager: Martin Oโ€™Neill | ๐Ÿ‡ฌ๐Ÿ‡ง | County Londonderry, 2006-2010
Referee: Peter Walton | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ | Northamptonshire, 1998-2012
Kick off: 7.45pm
HT Score: ๐ŸŸจ 1-1
FT Score: ๐ŸŸจ 1-1
FT Result: ๐ŸŸจ Drew
Last 5: ๐ŸŸฉ ๐ŸŸจ ๐ŸŸฉ ๐ŸŸจ ๐ŸŸจ

MATCH OFFICIALS

Referee: Peter Walton | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ | Northamptonshire, 1998-2012
Previous 5: ๐ŸŸฉ ๐ŸŸฉ ๐ŸŸฉ ๐ŸŸฉ ๐ŸŸจ
Last Match: ๐ŸŸจ 24 Oct 09, Villa 1-1 Wolves (a)
Cards: ๐ŸŸฅ ๐ŸŸจ
Assistants: Peter Kirkup, David Coote

CARDS

Villa

None

Manchester United

๐ŸŸฅ ๐ŸŸจ

Peter Walton

TEAM NEWS

Fabian Delph replaces Emile Heskey (injury).

TEAM STATS

Starting XI Average Age
| 27.57 |

Oldest Player |
GK Brad Friedel | ๐Ÿ‡บ๐Ÿ‡ธ | 38.76 |

Youngest Player |
M Fabian Delph | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ | 20.24 |

MANAGER

MANAGER

Martin O'Neill | ๐Ÿ‡ฌ๐Ÿ‡ง |

Alex Ferguson | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ณ๓ ฃ๓ ด๓ ฟ |

Aston Villa

GK Brad Friedel | ๐Ÿ‡บ๐Ÿ‡ธ |
CB Carlos Cuรฉllar | ๐Ÿ‡ช๐Ÿ‡ธ | โšฝ |
CB James Collins | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ท๓ ฌ๓ ณ๓ ฟ |
CB Richard Dunne | ๐Ÿ‡ฎ๐Ÿ‡ช |
RB Luke Young | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ |
M Stiliyan Petrov | ๐Ÿ‡ง๐Ÿ‡ฌ | ๐Ÿ” |
M Fabian Delph | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ | ๐Ÿ” |
W Ashley Young | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ |
W Stewart Downing | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ |
W James Milner | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ |
F Gabriel Agbonlahor | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ |

Manchester United

GK Edwin van der Sar | ๐Ÿ‡ณ๐Ÿ‡ฑ |
LB Patrice Evra | ๐Ÿ‡ซ๐Ÿ‡ท |
CB Wes Brown | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ |
CB Jonny Evans | ๐Ÿ‡ฌ๐Ÿ‡ง | ๐ŸŸจ |
RB Rafael | ๐Ÿ‡ง๐Ÿ‡ท |
M Michael Carrick | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ |
M Paul Scholes | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ | ๐Ÿ” |
M Darren Fletcher | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ณ๓ ฃ๓ ด๓ ฟ |
W Ryan Giggs | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ท๓ ฌ๓ ณ๓ ฟ | ๐Ÿ” |
W Nani | ๐Ÿ‡ต๐Ÿ‡น | ๐ŸŸฅ |
CF Wayne Rooney | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ |

SUBSTITUTES

๐Ÿ” CF John Carew | ๐Ÿ‡ณ๐Ÿ‡ด | for M Fabian Delph | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ | 58โ€™ |
๐Ÿ” M Steve Sidwell | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ | for M Stiliyan Petrov | ๐Ÿ‡ง๐Ÿ‡ฌ | 64โ€™ |

SUBSTITUTES

๐Ÿ” | M Paul Scholes | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ | (RB Antonio Valencia | ๐Ÿ‡ช๐Ÿ‡จ |)
๐Ÿ” | W Ryan Giggs | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ท๓ ฌ๓ ณ๓ ฟ | (CF Dimitar Berbatov | ๐Ÿ‡ง๐Ÿ‡ฌ )

UNUSED SUBSTITUTES

GK Brad Guzan | ๐Ÿ‡บ๐Ÿ‡ธ |
CB Curtis Davies | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ |
RB Habib Bรจye | ๐Ÿ‡ธ๐Ÿ‡ณ |
M Moustapha Salifou | ๐Ÿ‡น๐Ÿ‡ฌ |
F Nathan Delfouneso | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ |

UNUSED SUBSTITUTES

GK Ben Foster | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ |
RB Gary Neville | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ |
M Darron Gibson | ๐Ÿ‡ฎ๐Ÿ‡ช |
M Ji-sung Park | ๐Ÿ‡ฐ๐Ÿ‡ท |
CF Michael Owen | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ |

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 : 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 : 10/18
Homegrown: 2/18

MATCHDAY SQUAD

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 : 7/11

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 : 10/18

MATCHDAY SQUAD

UNAVAILABLE

Injury | 3 |
M Nigel Reo-Coker | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ |
LB Stephen Warnock | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ |
CF Emile Heskey | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ |

UNAVAILABLE

Not Recorded

Player Abbreviations:

GK : Goalkeeper

LB, RB, FB : Left Back, Right Back, Full Back

CB, D : Centre Back, Defender

M, W : Midfielder. Winger

F, CF : Forward, Centre Forward

๐ŸŸข : Debut ๐Ÿ”ด : Final Game

Symbols:

โšฝ | Goal
๐Ÿ”ฅ | Assist
๐Ÿ” | Substitution

๐ŸŸจ | Booking

๐ŸŸฅ | Sending off

๐Ÿ†˜ | Poor refereeing performance

DEBUT APPEARANCES

FINAL APPEARANCES

MATCH STATS

Possession F | 44%
Possession A | 56%
Shots F | 10
Shots A | 12
Shots on Target F | 6
Shots on Target A | 6
Corners F | 1
Corners A | 7
Fouls F | 9
Fouls A | 10

TABLE

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PROGRAMME

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MATCHDAY QUOTES

โ€œI thought we could maybe take advantage but we were a bit tired in the second half and we didnโ€™t create enough to cause them undue worry.

โ€œBut they havenโ€™t been gallivanting around Europe winning Champions Leagues and titles without being a top side.

โ€œI thought it was a red card, when you go in two-footed nowadays there is a decent chance the referee will show a red card.โ€

Martin Oโ€™Neill.

*BBC Sport*
Wednesday, 10 February 2010

*Manchester United survived the early dismissal of Nani to secure a well-earned draw at Aston Villa and close the gap on Chelsea at the top of the Premier League to one point.*

Nani was shown a straight red card for a 28th-minute lunge at Stiliyan Petrov - and the resulting three-game ban rules him out of the Carling Cup final against Villa at Wembley later this month.

Villa took a deserved lead after 19 minutes when Carlos Cuellar headed home after United failed to deal with Stewart Downingโ€™s dangerous cross.

Nani, before his departure, helped set up Unitedโ€™s swift response when Ryan Giggs returned his cross into the penalty area and James Collins deflected the ball into his own net. It was the 10th own goal in Unitedโ€™s favour this season.

Despite being reduced to 10 men, United were the better side and were inspired by another virtuoso display from Wayne Rooney, who covered every blade of grass at Villa Park to compensate for Naniโ€™s loss.

Villa faded after an excellent opening and United controlled the remainder of proceedings, with Michael Carrick and Rooney bringing the best out of Villa keeper Brad Friedel.

United boss Sir Alex Ferguson may be frustrated by his sideโ€™s failure to get the maximum return from their performance, but there was much to admire in their resilience and the quality of Rooney and they will have been lifted by news of Chelseaโ€™s defeat at Everton.

As well as Naniโ€™s dismissal, Ferguson had another concern with Giggs going off near the end clutching his arm.

Villa gave a rare start to gifted youngster Fabian Delph, the summer signing from Leeds and he excelled as Martin Oโ€™Neillโ€™s side took charge in the opening exchanges.

United struggled to cope with Villaโ€™s quality of delivery from the flanks, so it was no surprise that their failure to deal with Downingโ€™s cross led to the opener after 19 minutes.

Rafael could only partially clear, but Cuellar still did well to get enough power behind a lofted, looping header to beat Edwin van der Sar.

Villaโ€™s lead lasted only four minutes, and the champions were indebted to a large slice of good fortune to restore equality.

Nani found Giggs at the far post, and his volley was flying across the face of goal until it struck Collins and flew past Friedel.

It was Naniโ€™s last positive contribution was he was shown the red card after 28 minutes.

He attempted to win possession in a tussle with Petrov by launching a senseless, two-footed lunge and left referee Peter Walton with the easiest of decisions to send him off.

As so often, the side with a numerical disadvantage seemed to adapt quicker to the change in circumstances and United suddenly looked the more controlled side, with Friedel turning Carrickโ€™s shot over the top.

Ferguson made a change at the interval, withdrawing Paul Scholes and introducing Antonio Valencia, who almost made an instant impact with a rising effort that flew just off target.

James Milner tested Van der Sar before Oโ€™Neill made a change of his own, somewhat surprisingly replacing Delph with the giant figure of John Carew.

United were forced into another change with 17 minutes left when Giggs hurt his arm in an innocuous incident, allowing Dimitar Berbatov to enter the action.

Rooney was starting to exert his quality on proceedings and he brought another fine save from Friedel with 15 minutes left as he drove in a powerful shot from the edge of the area.

It was the last serious threat from either side and they were both forced to settle for a point ahead of their big Wembley date.

*Aston Villa manager Martin Oโ€™Neill:*

โ€œI thought we could maybe take advantage but we were a bit tired in the second half and we didnโ€™t create enough to cause them undue worry.

โ€œBut they havenโ€™t been gallivanting around Europe winning Champions Leagues and titles without being a top side.

โ€œI thought it was a red card, when you go in two-footed nowadays there is a decent chance the referee will show a red card.โ€