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Game #5147

Aston Villa

Wednesday, 21 December 2011

Lost

12th (-2)

Last 5: ๐ŸŸจ ๐ŸŸฅ ๐ŸŸฉ ๐ŸŸฅ ๐ŸŸฅ

Premier League

Arsenal

Attendance: 35,818

Villa Park

Aston Villa

1-2

Arsenal

Assist(s) | Not recorded

MATCH SUMMARY

Villa lose consecutive matches to make it six defeats in ten under Alex McLeish and just four wins in seventeen Premier League games.

KEY MAN

Marc Albrighton equalises but to no avail as Villa are beaten for the sixth time in ten to leave them with four wins in seventeen Premier League games under Alex McLeish, Wednesday, 21 December 2011.

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MATCH TIMELINE

Wednesday, 21 December 2011

๐Ÿฅ… | 17โ€™ Goal, 0-1, (Arsenal, pen), Robin van Persie
๐ŸŸจ | 38โ€™ Booking, Ciaran Clark
๐Ÿ•’ | HT Aston Villa 0-1 Arsenal
๐Ÿ” | 46โ€™ Sub off, Stephen Ireland, Sub on, Barry Bannan
โšฝ | 54โ€™ Goal, 1-1, Marc Albrighton
๐Ÿฅ… | 87โ€™ Goal, 1-2, (Arsenal), Yossi Benayoun
๐Ÿ” | 88โ€™ Sub off, Marc Albrighton, Sub on, Nathan Delfouneso
๐ŸŸจ | 90โ€™ Booking, Alan Hutton
๐ŸŸจ | 90โ€™+4 Booking, Alan Hutton
๐ŸŸฅ | 90โ€™+4 Sending off, Alan Hutton
๐Ÿ•’ | FT Aston Villa 1-2 Arsenal

ON THIS DAY

Alex McLeish's Villa lose for the second game in succession, the third time in four matches and the sixth time in seventeen Premier League games and as a result fall back to 12th in the table - their lowest position of the season.

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

Arsenal

European Cup / Champions League: โŒ
UEFA Cup Winners Cup: ๐Ÿ†
League Champions: 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†
League Cup Winners: ๐Ÿ†๐Ÿ†
Last Trophy: 2004-05

FIXTURE HISTORY

Arsenal

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

FIXTURE DETAILS

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Season | 2011-12 |
Matchday | #19 |
League Game | #17 |
Manager Game | #19 |
Wednesday, 21 December 2011

MATCH SUMMARY

Manager: Alex McLeish | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ณ๓ ฃ๓ ด๓ ฟ | Glasgow, 2011-2012
Referee: Jonathan Moss | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ | West Riding, 2005-2022
Kick off: 7.45pm
HT Score: ๐ŸŸฅ 0-1
FT Score: ๐ŸŸฅ 1-2
FT Result : ๐ŸŸฅ Lost
Last 5: ๐ŸŸจ ๐ŸŸฅ ๐ŸŸฉ ๐ŸŸฅ ๐ŸŸฅ

MANAGERIAL RECORD

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

GAMES | WINS | DRAWS | LOSSES | POINTS PER GAME

๐Ÿ•’ 19 | ๐ŸŸฉ | 5 ๐ŸŸจ | 7 ๐ŸŸฅ 7 | 1.16

Villa Career Form:

Bottom 8

MATCH OFFICIALS

Referee: Jonathan Moss | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ | West Riding, 2005-2022 ๐Ÿ†˜
Matches Officiated: 2
๐ŸŸฉ : 1
๐ŸŸจ : 0
๐ŸŸฅ : 1
๐Ÿ†˜ : 1
Previous 5: ๐ŸŸฉ
Last Match: ๐ŸŸฉ 25 Jan 11, Villa 2-1 Wigan (a)
Cards: ๐ŸŸฅ ๐ŸŸจ ๐ŸŸจ ๐ŸŸจ ๐ŸŸจ ๐ŸŸจ
Assistants: John Flynn, Sian Massey-Ellis

ALL THE MATCHES REFEREED BY:

CARDS

Villa

๐ŸŸฅ ๐ŸŸจ ๐ŸŸจ

Arsenal

๐ŸŸจ ๐ŸŸจ ๐ŸŸจ

TEAM NEWS

Gabriel Agbonlahor, Carlos Cuรฉllar, Stephen Ireland and Ciaran Clark replace Nathan Delfouneso, Fabian Delph, James Collins and Emile Heskey.

TEAM STATS

Starting XI Average Age
| 27.28 |

Oldest Player |
M Stiliyan Petrov | ๐Ÿ‡ง๐Ÿ‡ฌ | 32.48 |

Youngest Player |
W Marc Albrighton | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ | 22.10 |

MANAGER

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

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Aston Villa

GK Brad Guzan | ๐Ÿ‡บ๐Ÿ‡ธ |
LB Stephen Warnock | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ |
CB Carlos Cuรฉllar | ๐Ÿ‡ช๐Ÿ‡ธ |
CB Richard Dunne | ๐Ÿ‡ฎ๐Ÿ‡ช |
CB Ciaran Clark | ๐Ÿ‡ฎ๐Ÿ‡ช | ๐ŸŸจ |
RB Alan Hutton | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ณ๓ ฃ๓ ด๓ ฟ | ๐ŸŸจ | ๐ŸŸจ | ๐ŸŸฅ |
M Stiliyan Petrov | ๐Ÿ‡ง๐Ÿ‡ฌ |
M Stephen Ireland | ๐Ÿ‡ฎ๐Ÿ‡ช | ๐Ÿ” |
W Charles Nโ€™Zogbia | ๐Ÿ‡ซ๐Ÿ‡ท |
W Marc Albrighton | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ | โšฝ | ๐Ÿ” |
F Gabriel Agbonlahor | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ |

MANAGER

Arsรจne Wenger | ๐Ÿ‡ซ๐Ÿ‡ท |

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Arsenal

GK Wojciech Szczฤ™sny | ๐Ÿ‡ต๐Ÿ‡ฑ |
CB Per Mertesacker | ๐Ÿ‡ฉ๐Ÿ‡ช | ๐ŸŸจ |
CB Thomas Vermaelen | ๐Ÿ‡ง๐Ÿ‡ช |
CB Laurent Koscielny | ๐Ÿ‡ซ๐Ÿ‡ท |
M Mikel Arteta | ๐Ÿ‡ช๐Ÿ‡ธ |
M Aaron Ramsey | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ท๓ ฌ๓ ณ๓ ฟ | ๐Ÿ” |
M Emmanuel Frimpong | ๐Ÿ‡ฌ๐Ÿ‡ญ | ๐Ÿ” |
M Francis Coquelin | ๐Ÿ‡ซ๐Ÿ‡ท | ๐ŸŸจ |
W Theo Walcott | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ |
W Gervinho | ๐Ÿ‡จ๐Ÿ‡ฎ | ๐Ÿ” |
CF Robin van Persie | ๐Ÿ‡ณ๐Ÿ‡ฑ | โšฝ | ๐ŸŸจ |

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SUBSTITUTES

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๐Ÿ” M Barry Bannan | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ณ๓ ฃ๓ ด๓ ฟ | for M Stephen Ireland | ๐Ÿ‡ฎ๐Ÿ‡ช | 46โ€™ |
๐Ÿ” F Nathan Delfouneso | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ | for W Marc Albrighton | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ | 88โ€™ |

SUBSTITUTES

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๐Ÿ” | M Aaron Ramsey | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ท๓ ฌ๓ ณ๓ ฟ | (W Yossi Benayoun | ๐Ÿ‡ฎ๐Ÿ‡ฑ | โšฝ |)
๐Ÿ” | M Emmanuel Frimpong | ๐Ÿ‡ฌ๐Ÿ‡ญ | (M Tomรกลก Rosickรฝ | ๐Ÿ‡จ๐Ÿ‡ฟ |)
๐Ÿ” | W Gervinho | ๐Ÿ‡จ๐Ÿ‡ฎ | (F Andrey Arshavin | ๐Ÿ‡ท๐Ÿ‡บ |)

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UNUSED SUBSTITUTES

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GK Andy Marshall | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ |
CB Derrick Williams | ๐Ÿ‡ฎ๐Ÿ‡ช |
CB James Collins | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ท๓ ฌ๓ ณ๓ ฟ |
M Fabian Delph | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ |
F Andreas Weimann | ๐Ÿ‡ฆ๐Ÿ‡น |

UNUSED SUBSTITUTES

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GK Manuel Almunia | ๐Ÿ‡ช๐Ÿ‡ธ |
CB Sรฉbastien Squillaci | ๐Ÿ‡ซ๐Ÿ‡ท |
W Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ |
CF Marouane Chamakh | ๐Ÿ‡ฒ๐Ÿ‡ฆ |

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SQUAD STATS

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1st XI: ยฃ55.62m
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
Homegrown: 3/11

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 : 9/18
Homegrown: 7/18

MATCHDAY SQUAD

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SQUAD STATS

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Team Cost: ยฃ97.87m

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 : 3/18

MATCHDAY SQUAD

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UNAVAILABLE

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Injury | 6 |
RB Eric Lichaj | ๐Ÿ‡บ๐Ÿ‡ธ |
GK Shay Given | ๐Ÿ‡ฎ๐Ÿ‡ช |
F Darren Bent | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ |
M Chris Herd | ๐Ÿ‡ฆ๐Ÿ‡บ |
M Jermaine Jenas | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ |
CF Emile Heskey | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ |

Out on Loan | 5 |
M Jean Makoun | ๐Ÿ‡จ๐Ÿ‡ฒ | Olympiacos Piraeus
RB Habib Bรจye | ๐Ÿ‡ธ๐Ÿ‡ณ | Doncaster
CB Nathan Baker | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ | Millwall
CB Shane Lowry | ๐Ÿ‡ฆ๐Ÿ‡บ | Millwall
M Gary Gardner | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ | Coventry

UNAVAILABLE

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Not Reported

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 | 57%
Possession A | 43%
Shots F | 10
Shots A | 8
Shots on Target F | 4
Shots on Target A | 6
Corners F | 7
Corners A | 15
Fouls F | 10
Fouls A | 8

MATCH QUOTES

โ€œWe were totally [unlucky]. Arsenal had a lot of corners in second half and unfortunately we lost out on one. But it was much more a performance of the team Iโ€™m trying to coach. We were very dynamic and played as team with outstanding individual performances. It was a tremendous display. โ€œIโ€™m so pleased to see the players getting up in support of Gabby, it was such a positive performance by the players. We were tired at the end. โ€œBut going into a really tough schedule you can do without players getting sent off. Alan should know better, he had a rush of blood to head. Heโ€™s a vital player to the squad and weโ€™ll now miss him. Bent was close tonight and I certainly expect him to be ready for Monday.โ€ Alex McLeish.

MATCH REPORT