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Game #5078

Aston Villa

Sunday, 18 April 2010

Won

6th (+1)

Last 5: ๐ŸŸฅ ๐ŸŸฉ ๐ŸŸฅ ๐ŸŸจ ๐ŸŸฉ

Premier League

Portsmouth

Attendance: 16,523

Fratton Park

Portsmouth

1-2

Aston Villa

Assist(s) | Stephen Warnock | 16โ€™ | Emile Heskey | 82โ€™ |

MATCH SUMMARY

Villa win for the second time in three Premier League games and extend their run to one defeat in fourteen.

KEY MAN

Nathan Delfouneso celebrates his first League goal to win it for Villa at Fratton Park, Sunday, 18 April 2010.

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MATCH TIMELINE

Sunday, 18 April 2010

๐Ÿฅ… | 9โ€™ Goal, 0-1, (Portsmouth), Michael Brown
โšฝ | 16โ€™ Goal, 1-1, John Carew, Assist by Stephen Warnock
๐Ÿ’ฅ | 40โ€™ Missed Penalty, John Carew
๐Ÿ•’ | HT Portsmouth 1-1 Aston Villa
๐Ÿ” | 72โ€™ Sub off, John Carew, Sub on, Emile Heskey
๐Ÿ” | 80โ€™ Sub off, Gabriel Agbonlahor, Sub on, Nathan Delfouneso
โšฝ | 82โ€™ Goal, 2-1, Nathan Delfouneso, Assist by Emile Heskey
๐Ÿ•’ | FT Portsmouth 1-2 Aston Villa

ON THIS DAY

Villa grab their second win in three unbeaten games and now have just one defeat in the last fourteen Premier League matches as they climb back to 6th in the table.

Aston Villa

European Cup / Champions League: ๐Ÿ†
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

Portsmouth

European Cup / Champions League: โŒ
League Champions: ๐Ÿ†๐Ÿ†
FA Cup Winners: ๐Ÿ†๐Ÿ†
League Cup Winners: โŒ
Last Trophy: 2007-08

FIXTURE HISTORY

Portsmouth

Previous 5 vs. Portsmouth: ๐ŸŸฅ ๐ŸŸจ ๐ŸŸฉ ๐ŸŸฉ ๐ŸŸฉ
None

FIXTURE DETAILS

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Season | 2009-10 |
Matchday | #48 |
League Game | #34 |
Manager Game | #186 |
Sunday, 18 April 2010

MATCH SUMMARY

Manager: Martin Oโ€™Neill | ๐Ÿ‡ฌ๐Ÿ‡ง | County Londonderry, 2006-2010
Referee: Lee Probert | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ | Wiltshire, 2003-2019
Kick off: 4.00pm
HT Score: ๐ŸŸจ 1-1
FT Score: ๐ŸŸฉ 2-1
FT Result: ๐ŸŸฉ Won
Last 5: ๐ŸŸฅ ๐ŸŸฉ ๐ŸŸฅ ๐ŸŸจ ๐ŸŸฉ

MANAGERIAL RECORD

Martin O'Neill | ๐Ÿ‡ฌ๐Ÿ‡ง |

GAMES | WINS | DRAWS | LOSSES | POINTS PER GAME

๐Ÿ•’ 186 | ๐ŸŸฉ | 78 ๐ŸŸจ | 60 ๐ŸŸฅ 48 | 1.58

Villa Career Form:

Top 8

MATCH OFFICIALS

Referee: Lee Probert | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ | Wiltshire, 2003-2019
Matches Officiated: 8
๐ŸŸฉ : 4
๐ŸŸจ : 3
๐ŸŸฅ : 1
๐Ÿ†˜ : 0
Previous 5: ๐ŸŸจ ๐ŸŸจ ๐ŸŸฉ ๐ŸŸฅ ๐ŸŸจ
Last Match: ๐ŸŸจ 27 Jan 10, Villa 0-0 Arsenal (h)
Cards: None
Assistants: Trevor Massey, Bob Pollock

ALL THE MATCHES REFEREED BY:

CARDS

Villa

None

Portsmouth

None

TEAM NEWS

Martin O'Neill names an unchanged line up for the second successive game.

TEAM STATS

Starting XI Average Age
| 28.46 |

Oldest Player |
GK Brad Friedel | ๐Ÿ‡บ๐Ÿ‡ธ | 38.95 |

Youngest Player |
F Gabriel Agbonlahor | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ | 23.53 |

MANAGER

Martin O'Neill | ๐Ÿ‡ฌ๐Ÿ‡ง |

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Aston Villa

GK Brad Friedel | ๐Ÿ‡บ๐Ÿ‡ธ |
LB Stephen Warnock | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ | ๐Ÿ”ฅ |
CB James Collins | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ท๓ ฌ๓ ณ๓ ฟ |
CB Carlos Cuรฉllar | ๐Ÿ‡ช๐Ÿ‡ธ |
CB Richard Dunne | ๐Ÿ‡ฎ๐Ÿ‡ช |
M Stiliyan Petrov | ๐Ÿ‡ง๐Ÿ‡ฌ |
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 |
CF John Carew | ๐Ÿ‡ณ๐Ÿ‡ด | โšฝ | ๐Ÿ” |
F Gabriel Agbonlahor | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ | ๐Ÿ” |

MANAGER

Avram Grant | ๐Ÿ‡ฎ๐Ÿ‡ฑ |

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Portsmouth

GK David James (ex) | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ |
LB Lennard Sowah | ๐Ÿ‡ฉ๐Ÿ‡ช |
CB Aaron Mokoena | ๐Ÿ‡ฟ๐Ÿ‡ฆ |
CB Marc Wilson | ๐Ÿ‡ฎ๐Ÿ‡ช |
RB Anthony Vanden Borre | ๐Ÿ‡ง๐Ÿ‡ช |
M Papa Bouba Diop | ๐Ÿ‡ธ๐Ÿ‡ณ | ๐Ÿ” |
M Michael Brown | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ | โšฝ |
M Kevin-Prince Boateng | ๐Ÿ‡ฌ๐Ÿ‡ญ | ๐Ÿ” |
M Hassan Yebda | ๐Ÿ‡ฉ๐Ÿ‡ฟ |
W John Utaka | ๐Ÿ‡ณ๐Ÿ‡ฌ |
CF Nwankwo Kanu | ๐Ÿ‡ณ๐Ÿ‡ฌ | ๐Ÿ” |

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Not necessarily indicative of the actual matchday formation

SUBSTITUTES

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๐Ÿ” CF Emile Heskey | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ | ๐Ÿ”ฅ | for CF John Carew | ๐Ÿ‡ณ๐Ÿ‡ด | 72โ€™ |
๐Ÿ” F Nathan Delfouneso | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ | โšฝ | for F Gabriel Agbonlahor | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ | 80โ€™ |

SUBSTITUTES

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๐Ÿ” | M Papa Bouba Diop | ๐Ÿ‡ธ๐Ÿ‡ณ | (W Matt Ritchie | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ณ๓ ฃ๓ ด๓ ฟ |)
๐Ÿ” | M Kevin-Prince Boateng | ๐Ÿ‡ฌ๐Ÿ‡ญ | (RB Joel Ward | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ |)
๐Ÿ” | CF Nwankwo Kanu | ๐Ÿ‡ณ๐Ÿ‡ฌ | (CF Tommy Smith | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ |)

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UNUSED SUBSTITUTES

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GK Brad Guzan | ๐Ÿ‡บ๐Ÿ‡ธ |
CB Ciaran Clark | ๐Ÿ‡ฎ๐Ÿ‡ช |
RB Habib Bรจye | ๐Ÿ‡ธ๐Ÿ‡ณ |
M Steve Sidwell | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ |
M Nigel Reo-Coker | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ |

UNUSED SUBSTITUTES

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GK Jamie Ashdown | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ |
M Marlon Pack | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ |
CF Nadir ร‡iftรงi | ๐Ÿ‡น๐Ÿ‡ท |

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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: 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: 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 : 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 : 7/17

MATCHDAY SQUAD

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UNAVAILABLE

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Injury | 2 |
CB Curtis Davies | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ |
M Fabian Delph | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ |

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 | 55%
Possession A | 45%
Shots F | 12
Shots A | 16
Shots on Target F | 9
Shots on Target A | 12
Corners F | 6
Corners A | 7
Fouls F | 10
Fouls A | 5

MATCH QUOTES

โ€œIโ€™m delighted for Nathan (Delfouneso). Iโ€™ve been saying this for some considerable time, but heโ€™s going to be a proper player and if he keeps his feet on the ground, heโ€™s got a real proper chance. โ€œNow, to give ourselves any chance (of finishing fourth) we have to win all our games. Today would have been disappointing, considering the amount of possession we had away from home, not to have taken all three points. โ€œIโ€™m delighted weโ€™ve done that and we go to Hull on Wednesday and weโ€™re still full of hope.โ€ Martin Oโ€™Neill.

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