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Game #5181

Aston Villa

Saturday, 27 October 2012

Drew

17th (-)

Last 5: ๐ŸŸฉ ๐ŸŸจ ๐ŸŸฅ ๐ŸŸฅ ๐ŸŸจ

Premier League

Norwich City

Attendance: 33,184

Villa Park

Aston Villa

1-1

Norwich City

Assist(s) | Brett Holman | 27โ€™ |

MATCH SUMMARY

Villa's terrible start to the season under Paul Lambert continues as they are held by Norwich to record their poorest start to a campaign for 43 years and leave them just above the Premier League relegation zone.

KEY MAN

Christian Benteke scores his second goal for Villa but it can't stop Paul Lambert presiding over Villa's worst start since relegation to the third tier in 1970, Saturday, 27 October 2012.

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MATCH TIMELINE

Saturday, 27 October 2012

โšฝ | 27โ€™ Goal, 1-0, Christian Benteke, Assist by Brett Holman
๐ŸŸจ | 29โ€™ Booking, Joe Bennett
๐Ÿ•’ | HT Aston Villa 1-1 Norwich City
๐ŸŸจ | 52โ€™ Booking, Joe Bennett
๐ŸŸฅ | 52โ€™ Sending off, Joe Bennett
๐Ÿ” | 54โ€™ Sub off, Gabriel Agbonlahor, Sub on, Eric Lichaj
๐Ÿ” | 69โ€™ Sub off, Christian Benteke, Sub on, Darren Bent
๐Ÿ” | 76โ€™ Sub off, Brett Holman, Sub on, Andreas Weimann
๐Ÿฅ… | 79โ€™ Goal, 1-1, (Norwich City), Michael Turner
๐Ÿ•’ | FT Aston Villa 1-1 Norwich City

ON THIS DAY

Paul Lambert's Villa now have a single win in nine Premier League games and make their worst start to the season since 1969-70 when they drew two and lost seven of their opening nine games before being relegated to the third tier for the first time in their history.

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

Norwich City

European Cup / Champions League: โŒ
League Champions: โŒ
FA Cup Winners: โŒ
League Cup Winners: ๐Ÿ†๐Ÿ†
Last Trophy: 1984โ€“85

FIXTURE HISTORY

Norwich City

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

FIXTURE DETAILS

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Season | 2012-13 |
Matchday | #11 |
League Game | #9 |
Manager Game | #11 |
Saturday, 27 October 2012

MATCH SUMMARY

Manager: Paul Lambert | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ณ๓ ฃ๓ ด๓ ฟ | Glasgow, 2012-2015
Referee: Phil Dowd | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ | Stoke on Trent, 1998-2016
Kick off: 12.45pm
HT Score: ๐ŸŸฉ 1-0
FT Score: ๐ŸŸจ 1-1
FT Result: ๐ŸŸจ Drew
Last 5: ๐ŸŸฉ ๐ŸŸจ ๐ŸŸฅ ๐ŸŸฅ ๐ŸŸจ

MANAGERIAL RECORD

Paul Lambert | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ณ๓ ฃ๓ ด๓ ฟ |

GAMES | WINS | DRAWS | LOSSES | POINTS PER GAME

๐Ÿ•’ 11 | ๐ŸŸฉ | 3 ๐ŸŸจ | 3 ๐ŸŸฅ 5 | 1.09

Villa Career Form:

Bottom 8

MATCH OFFICIALS

Referee: Phil Dowd | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ | Stoke on Trent, 1998-2016 ๐Ÿ†˜
Matches Officiated: 24
๐ŸŸฉ : 6
๐ŸŸจ : 7
๐ŸŸฅ : 11
๐Ÿ†˜ : 4
Previous 5: ๐ŸŸฅ ๐ŸŸฅ ๐ŸŸฅ ๐ŸŸฅ ๐ŸŸฉ
Last Match: ๐ŸŸฉ 25 Sep 12, Villa 4-2 Abu Dhabi (a)
Cards: ๐ŸŸฅ ๐ŸŸจ ๐ŸŸจ
Assistants: Andy Garratt, Andy Halliday

ALL THE MATCHES REFEREED BY:

CARDS

Villa

๐ŸŸฅ ๐ŸŸจ ๐ŸŸจ

Norwich City

None

TEAM NEWS

Christian Benteke, Chris Herd and Marc Albrighton replace Darren Bent, Nathan Baker and Stephen Ireland.

TEAM STATS

Starting XI Average Age
| 25.06 |

Oldest Player |
W Brett Holman | ๐Ÿ‡ฆ๐Ÿ‡บ | 28.61 |

Youngest Player |
CF Christian Benteke | ๐Ÿ‡ง๐Ÿ‡ช | 21.92 |

MANAGER

Paul Lambert | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ณ๓ ฃ๓ ด๓ ฟ |

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Aston Villa

GK Brad Guzan | ๐Ÿ‡บ๐Ÿ‡ธ |
LB Joe Bennett | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ | ๐ŸŸจ | ๐ŸŸจ | ๐ŸŸฅ |
CB Ron Vlaar | ๐Ÿ‡ณ๐Ÿ‡ฑ |
RB Matt Lowton | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ |
M Karim El Ahmadi | ๐Ÿ‡ฒ๐Ÿ‡ฆ |
M Chris Herd | ๐Ÿ‡ฆ๐Ÿ‡บ |
M Fabian Delph | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ |
W Brett Holman | ๐Ÿ‡ฆ๐Ÿ‡บ | ๐Ÿ”ฅ | ๐Ÿ” |
W Marc Albrighton | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ |
CF Gabriel Agbonlahor | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ | ๐Ÿ” |
CF Christian Benteke | ๐Ÿ‡ง๐Ÿ‡ช | โšฝ | ๐Ÿ” |

MANAGER

Chris Hughton | ๐Ÿ‡ฎ๐Ÿ‡ช |

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Norwich City

GK John Ruddy | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ |
LB Javi Garrido | ๐Ÿ‡ช๐Ÿ‡ธ |
CB Russell Martin | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ณ๓ ฃ๓ ด๓ ฟ | ๐Ÿ” |
CB Sรฉbastien Bassong | ๐Ÿ‡จ๐Ÿ‡ฒ |
CB Michael Turner | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ | โšฝ |
M Bradley Johnson | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ | ๐Ÿ” |
W Anthony Pilkington | ๐Ÿ‡ฎ๐Ÿ‡ช |
M Wes Hoolahan | ๐Ÿ‡ฎ๐Ÿ‡ช |
M Elliott Bennett | ๐Ÿ‡ฏ๐Ÿ‡ฒ | ๐Ÿ” |
M Alexander Tettey | ๐Ÿ‡ณ๐Ÿ‡ด |
CF Grant Holt | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ |

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SUBSTITUTES

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๐Ÿ” RB Eric Lichaj | ๐Ÿ‡บ๐Ÿ‡ธ | for CF Gabriel Agbonlahor | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ | 54โ€™ |
๐Ÿ” CF Darren Bent | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ | for CF Christian Benteke | ๐Ÿ‡ง๐Ÿ‡ช | 69โ€™ |
๐Ÿ” CF Andreas Weimann | ๐Ÿ‡ฆ๐Ÿ‡น | for W Brett Holman | ๐Ÿ‡ฆ๐Ÿ‡บ | 76โ€™ |

SUBSTITUTES

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๐Ÿ” | CB Russell Martin | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ณ๓ ฃ๓ ด๓ ฟ | (CB Ryan Bennett | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ |)
๐Ÿ” | M Bradley Johnson | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ | (CF Steve Morison | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ท๓ ฌ๓ ณ๓ ฟ |)
๐Ÿ” | M Elliott Bennett | ๐Ÿ‡ฏ๐Ÿ‡ฒ | (W Robert Snodgrass | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ณ๓ ฃ๓ ด๓ ฟ |)

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UNUSED SUBSTITUTES

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GK Shay Given | ๐Ÿ‡ฎ๐Ÿ‡ช |
M Stephen Ireland | ๐Ÿ‡ฎ๐Ÿ‡ช |
M Ashley Westwood | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ |
M Barry Bannan | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ณ๓ ฃ๓ ด๓ ฟ |

UNUSED SUBSTITUTES

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GK Declan Rudd | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ |
CB Leon Barnett | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ |
M Jonny Howson | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ |
CF Simeon Jackson | ๐Ÿ‡จ๐Ÿ‡ฆ |

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SQUAD STATS

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1st XI: ยฃ48.88m
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 : 5/11
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 : 7/18
Homegrown: 6/18

MATCHDAY SQUAD

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SQUAD STATS

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Team Cost: ยฃ19.81m

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 : 5/11

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

MATCHDAY SQUAD

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UNAVAILABLE

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Injury | 5 |
CB Richard Dunne | ๐Ÿ‡ฎ๐Ÿ‡ช |
M Gary Gardner | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ |
CB Ciaran Clark | ๐Ÿ‡ฎ๐Ÿ‡ช |
W Charles Nโ€™Zogbia | ๐Ÿ‡ซ๐Ÿ‡ท |
CB Nathan Baker | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ |

Illness | 1 |
M Stiliyan Petrov | ๐Ÿ‡ง๐Ÿ‡ฌ |

Bomb Squad | 1 |
RB Alan Hutton | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ณ๓ ฃ๓ ด๓ ฟ |

Out on Loan | 4 |
M Jean Makoun | ๐Ÿ‡จ๐Ÿ‡ฒ | Stade Rennais
F Nathan Delfouneso | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ | Blackpool
LB Stephen Warnock | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ | Bolton
F Daniel Johnson | ๐Ÿ‡ฏ๐Ÿ‡ฒ | Yeovil

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 | 49%
Possession A | 51%
Shots F | 7
Shots A | 14
Shots on Target F | 5
Shots on Target A | 6
Corners F | 3
Corners A | 8
Fouls F | 12
Fouls A | 7

MATCH QUOTES

โ€œWill Villa will be okay? I have great belief weโ€™ll be totally fine.โ€ Paul Lambert, Saturday, 27 October 2012, as Villa made their worst start to the season in 43 years.

MATCH REPORT