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Game #5182

Tuesday, 30 October 2012

Attendance: 14,434

Won

League Cup 4th Round

4th Round

Swindon Town

Last 5: ๐ŸŸจ ๐ŸŸฅ ๐ŸŸฅ ๐ŸŸจ ๐ŸŸฉ

County Ground

Villa beat League One Swindon in injury time to progress to the League Cup Quarter Final.

Swindon Town

2-3

Aston Villa

Assist(s) | Not recorded

KEY MAN

Christian Benteke celebrates his brace that sees off League One Swindon to help Villa reach the League Cup Quarter finals and provide respite from Paul Lambert delivering Villa's worst start to a season in 43 years, Tuesday, 30 October 2012.

RELATED MATCHES

MATCH TIMELINE

โšฝ | 30โ€™ Goal, 1-0, Christian Benteke, Assist by Stephen Ireland
๐Ÿ” | 30โ€™ Sub off, Chris Herd, Sub on, Enda Stevens
โšฝ | 39โ€™ Goal, 2-0, Gabriel Agbonlahor
๐Ÿ•’ | HT Swindon Town 0-2 Aston Villa
๐ŸŸจ | 78โ€™ Booking, Gabriel Agbonlahor
๐Ÿฅ… | 78โ€™ Goal, 2-1, (Swindon Town), Miles Storey
๐Ÿฅ… | 81โ€™ Goal, 2-2, (Swindon Town), Miles Storey
๐Ÿ” | 82โ€™ Sub off, Barry Bannan, Sub on, Fabian Delph
๐Ÿ” | 83โ€™ Sub off, Stephen Ireland, Sub on, Darren Bent
โšฝ | 90โ€™+ Goal, 3-2, Christian Benteke
๐Ÿ•’ | FT Swindon Town 2-3 Aston Villa

ON THIS DAY

Paul Lambert's Villa once again have to seek respite in the League Cup from their Premier League travails yet despite being two up it takes an injury time winner from Christian Benteke to see off League One Swindon.

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

Swindon Town

European Cup / Champions League: โŒ
League Champions: โŒ
FA Cup Winners: โŒ
League Cup Winners: ๐Ÿ†
Last Trophy: 1968-69

FIXTURE HISTORY

Previous 5 vs. Swindon: ๐ŸŸฉ ๐ŸŸฉ ๐ŸŸฉ ๐ŸŸฉ ๐ŸŸฉ

FIXTURE DETAILS

Season | 2012-13 |
Matchday | #12 |
Manager Game | #12 |
Tuesday, 30 October 2012

MATCH SUMMARY

Manager: Paul Lambert | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ณ๓ ฃ๓ ด๓ ฟ | Glasgow, 2012-2015
Referee: Stuart Attwell | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ | Nuneaton, 2007-
Kick off: 7.45pm
HT Score: ๐ŸŸฉ 2-0
FT Score: ๐ŸŸฉ 3-2
FT Result: ๐ŸŸฉ Won
Last 5: ๐ŸŸจ ๐ŸŸฅ ๐ŸŸฅ ๐ŸŸจ ๐ŸŸฉ

MATCH OFFICIALS

Referee: Stuart Attwell | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ | Nuneaton, 2007-
Previous 5: ๐ŸŸฉ ๐ŸŸฉ ๐ŸŸฉ ๐ŸŸฉ ๐ŸŸฉ
Last Match: ๐ŸŸฉ 20 Aug 11, Villa 3-1 Blackburn (h)
Cards: ๐ŸŸจ ๐ŸŸจ

CARDS

Villa

๐ŸŸจ

Swindon Town

๐ŸŸจ

TEAM NEWS

Shay Given is recalled for the League Cup once again and makes his first start in five in place of his former understudy Brad Guzan.

Meanwhile Stephen Ireland, Barry Bannan, Andreas Weimann, and Eric Lichaj replace Brett Holman, Joe Bennett, Fabian Delph and Marc Albrighton.

TEAM STATS

Starting XI Average Age
| 25.58 |

Oldest Player |
GK Shay Given | ๐Ÿ‡ฎ๐Ÿ‡ช | 36.55 |

Youngest Player |
F Andreas Weimann | ๐Ÿ‡ฆ๐Ÿ‡น | 21.25 |

MANAGER

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

MANAGER

Paulo Di Canio | ๐Ÿ‡ฎ๐Ÿ‡น |

Aston Villa

GK Shay Given | ๐Ÿ‡ฎ๐Ÿ‡ช |
CB Ron Vlaar | ๐Ÿ‡ณ๐Ÿ‡ฑ |
RB Eric Lichaj | ๐Ÿ‡บ๐Ÿ‡ธ |
RB Matt Lowton | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ |
M Karim El Ahmadi | ๐Ÿ‡ฒ๐Ÿ‡ฆ |
M Chris Herd | ๐Ÿ‡ฆ๐Ÿ‡บ | ๐Ÿ” |
M Stephen Ireland | ๐Ÿ‡ฎ๐Ÿ‡ช | ๐Ÿ”ฅ | ๐Ÿ” |
M Barry Bannan | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ณ๓ ฃ๓ ด๓ ฟ | ๐Ÿ” |
F Andreas Weimann | ๐Ÿ‡ฆ๐Ÿ‡น |
F Gabriel Agbonlahor | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ | โšฝ | ๐ŸŸจ |
CF Christian Benteke | ๐Ÿ‡ง๐Ÿ‡ช | โšฝ | โšฝ |

Swindon Town

GK Wesley Foderingham | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ |
LB Matt Ritchie | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ณ๓ ฃ๓ ด๓ ฟ |
CB Jay McEveley | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ณ๓ ฃ๓ ด๓ ฟ |
CB Aden Flint | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ | ๐ŸŸจ |
CB Joe Devera | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ |
M Simon Ferry | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ณ๓ ฃ๓ ด๓ ฟ |
M Alan McCormack | ๐Ÿ‡ฎ๐Ÿ‡ช |
M Tommy Miller | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ |
W Gary Roberts | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ | ๐Ÿ” |
CF James Collins | ๐Ÿ‡ฎ๐Ÿ‡ช | ๐Ÿ” |
CF Paul Benson | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ | ๐Ÿ” |

SUBSTITUTES

๐Ÿ” LB Enda Stevens | ๐Ÿ‡ฎ๐Ÿ‡ช | for M Chris Herd | ๐Ÿ‡ฆ๐Ÿ‡บ | 30โ€™ |
๐Ÿ” M Fabian Delph | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ | for M Barry Bannan | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ณ๓ ฃ๓ ด๓ ฟ | 82โ€™ |
๐Ÿ” F Darren Bent | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ | for M Stephen Ireland | ๐Ÿ‡ฎ๐Ÿ‡ช | 83โ€™ |

SUBSTITUTES

๐Ÿ” | W Gary Roberts | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ | (M Louis Thompson | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ท๓ ฌ๓ ณ๓ ฟ |)
๐Ÿ” | CF James Collins | ๐Ÿ‡ฎ๐Ÿ‡ช | (CF Miles Storey | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ | โšฝ | โšฝ |)
๐Ÿ” | CF Paul Benson | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ | (CF Andy Williams | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ |)

UNUSED SUBSTITUTES

GK Brad Guzan | ๐Ÿ‡บ๐Ÿ‡ธ |
W Brett Holman | ๐Ÿ‡ฆ๐Ÿ‡บ |
W Marc Albrighton | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ |

UNUSED SUBSTITUTES

GK Leigh Bedwell | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ |
CB Troy Archibald-Henville | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ |
CB Nathan Thompson | 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 : 3/11
Homegrown: 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 : 6/18
Homegrown: 6/18

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 : 9/11

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 : 15/17

MATCHDAY SQUAD

UNAVAILABLE

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

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

Not recorded

TABLE

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PROGRAMME

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MATCHDAY QUOTES

"There was little to choose between the sides in the opening quarter of the game."

*Sky Sports*
Tuesday, 30 October 2012

*Aston Villa end Swindonโ€™s Capital One Cup run in the last 16*

Christian Bentekeโ€™s injury-time winner ended Swindonโ€™s marvellous Capital One Cup run despite sub Miles Storeyโ€™s double.

The Premier League strugglers, again with Darren Bent on the bench, started well and Belgium striker Benteke signalled his intent with an early header which was easily saved by Wes Foderingham after a good run and cross by Gabriel Agbonlahor.

Villa midfielder Barry Bannan curled a 25-yard drive wide but there was little to choose between the sides in the opening quarter of the game.

It was the home side, in front of a big partisan support, who came close to breaking the deadlock when a Paul Benson shot beat Shay Given in the Villa goal but the Irishman was retrieved by Matt Lowtonโ€™s goalline clearance.

It proved to be crucial as Villa took control with two goals in the space of 10 minutes before half-time.

Stephen Irelandโ€™s left wing cross picked out Benteke and the Belgian, under pressure, headed past Foderingham in the 30th minute.

Agbonlahor doubled the visitorsโ€™ advantage six minutes before the half-time interval when he accepted another Ireland prompt before speedily drifting in from the left to drill a low shot home.

The England forward then had a decent penalty shout turned down when he tumbled in the box before League One high-flyers Swindon emerged fired up from Paolo Di Canioโ€™s half-time talk.

Matt Ritchie was causing havoc on the Villa right and delivered pinpoint centres to Gary Roberts but the winger headed the first chance wide when studiously placed and the post with the second from a yard out.

The introduction of teenager Miles Storey, for James Collins, proved pivotal for the Robins with 15 minutes left as the 18-year-old expertly poached two goals in three minutes.

He was well placed to side foot in a cross (78) and then sensationally backheeled an equaliser two minutes later to send the County Ground wild.

However, it was Paul Lambertโ€™s side who booked their place in the quarter-final draw after American full-back Eric Lichaj pulled the ball across goal for Benteke to deliver victory.