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Game #5209

Aston Villa

Sunday, 31 March 2013

Lost

18th (-1)

Last 5: ๐ŸŸฅ ๐ŸŸฅ ๐ŸŸฉ ๐ŸŸฉ ๐ŸŸฅ

Premier League

Liverpool

Attendance: 42,037

Villa Park

Aston Villa

1-2

Liverpool

Assist(s) | Gabriel Agbonlahor | 31โ€™ |

MATCH SUMMARY

Villa slump back into the relegation places as their two game winning run against fellow strugglers is ended with a visit from Liverpool to leave Paul Lambert with seven games to add to Villa's seven wins in thirty one Premier League games under his leadership.

KEY MAN

Yacouba Sylla runs around in midfield but even Christian Benteke's fourteenth of the season that opened the scoring for Villa can't prevent a fifteenth defeat in thirty one Premier League games under Paul Lambert , Sunday, 31 March 2013.

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MATCH TIMELINE

Sunday, 31 March 2013

โšฝ | 31โ€™ Goal, 1-0, Christian Benteke, Assist by Gabriel Agbonlahor
๐Ÿ•’ | HT Aston Villa 1-0 Liverpool
๐Ÿฅ… | 47โ€™ Goal, 1-1, (Liverpool), Jordan Henderson
๐Ÿฅ… | 60โ€™ Goal, 1-2, (Liverpool, pen), Steven Gerrard
๐Ÿ” | 62โ€™ Sub off, Barry Bannan, Sub on, Fabian Delph
๐Ÿ” | 62โ€™ Sub off, Andreas Weimann, Sub on, Charles Nโ€™Zogbia
๐Ÿ” | 76โ€™ Sub off, Yacouba Sylla, Sub on, Charles Nโ€™Zogbia
๐ŸŸจ | 90โ€™+1 Booking, Ashley Westwood
๐Ÿ•’ | FT Aston Villa 1-2 Liverpool

ON THIS DAY

Paul Lambert's Villa lose their fifteenth Premier League match of the season as their run of two consecutive victories against relegation rivals comes to an end with defeat to seventh placed Liverpool and they fall back to 18th in the table on goal difference with 7 games left to play.

Aston Villa

European Cup / Champions League: ๐Ÿ†
UEFA Cup / Europa League: 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

Liverpool

European Cup / Champions League: ๐Ÿ†๐Ÿ†๐Ÿ†๐Ÿ†๐Ÿ†
UEFA Cup / Europa League: ๐Ÿ†๐Ÿ†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†
League Cup Winners: ๐Ÿ†๐Ÿ†๐Ÿ†๐Ÿ†๐Ÿ†๐Ÿ†๐Ÿ†๐Ÿ†
Last Trophy: 2011-12

FIXTURE HISTORY

Liverpool

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

FIXTURE DETAILS

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Season | 2012-13 |
Matchday | #39 |
League Game | #31 |
Manager Game | #39 |
Sunday, 31 March 2013

MATCH SUMMARY

Manager: Paul Lambert | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ณ๓ ฃ๓ ด๓ ฟ | Glasgow, 2012-2015
Referee: Lee Mason | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ | Bolton, 2006-2021
Kick off: 1.30pm
HT Score: ๐ŸŸฉ 1-0
FT Score: ๐ŸŸฅ 1-2
FT Result: ๐ŸŸฅ Lost
Last 5: ๐ŸŸฅ ๐ŸŸฅ ๐ŸŸฉ ๐ŸŸฉ ๐ŸŸฅ

MANAGERIAL RECORD

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

GAMES | WINS | DRAWS | LOSSES | POINTS PER GAME

๐Ÿ•’ 39 | ๐ŸŸฉ | 13 ๐ŸŸจ | 9 ๐ŸŸฅ 17 | 1.23

Villa Career Form:

Mid Table

MATCH OFFICIALS

Referee: Lee Mason | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ | Bolton, 2006-2021
Matches Officiated: 21
๐ŸŸฉ : 7
๐ŸŸจ : 10
๐ŸŸฅ : 4
๐Ÿ†˜ : 2
Previous 5: ๐ŸŸจ ๐ŸŸจ ๐ŸŸฅ ๐ŸŸฉ ๐ŸŸจ
Last Match: ๐ŸŸจ 24 Nov 12, Villa 0-0 Arsenal (h)
Cards: ๐ŸŸจ ๐ŸŸจ
Assistants: Dave Bryan, Andy Halliday

ALL THE MATCHES REFEREED BY:

CARDS

Villa

๐ŸŸจ

Liverpool

๐ŸŸจ

TEAM NEWS

Joe Bennett replaces Ciaran Clark (injury).

TEAM STATS

Starting XI Average Age
| 24.07 |

Oldest Player |
GK Brad Guzan | ๐Ÿ‡บ๐Ÿ‡ธ | 28.58 |

Youngest Player |
F Andreas Weimann | ๐Ÿ‡ฆ๐Ÿ‡น | 21.67 |

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 |
CB Ron Vlaar | ๐Ÿ‡ณ๐Ÿ‡ฑ |
CB Nathan Baker | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ |
RB Matt Lowton | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ |
M Yacouba Sylla | ๐Ÿ‡ฒ๐Ÿ‡ฑ | ๐Ÿ” |
M Ashley Westwood | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ | ๐ŸŸจ |
M Barry Bannan | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ณ๓ ฃ๓ ด๓ ฟ | ๐Ÿ” |
CF Christian Benteke | ๐Ÿ‡ง๐Ÿ‡ช | โšฝ |
CF Andreas Weimann | ๐Ÿ‡ฆ๐Ÿ‡น | ๐Ÿ” |
CF Gabriel Agbonlahor | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ | ๐Ÿ”ฅ |

MANAGER

Brendan Rodgers | ๐Ÿ‡ฌ๐Ÿ‡ง |

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Liverpool

GK Pepe Reina | ๐Ÿ‡ช๐Ÿ‡ธ |
LB Josรฉ Enrique | ๐Ÿ‡ช๐Ÿ‡ธ |
CB Daniel Agger | ๐Ÿ‡ฉ๐Ÿ‡ฐ |
CB Jamie Carragher | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ |
RB Glen Johnson | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ |
M Steven Gerrard | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ | ๐ŸŸจ | โšฝ |
M Phillippe Coutinho | ๐Ÿ‡ง๐Ÿ‡ท | ๐Ÿ” |
M Jordan Henderson | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ | โšฝ |
M Lucas Leiva | ๐Ÿ‡ง๐Ÿ‡ท |
W Stewart Downing (ex) | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ |
CF Luis Suรกrez | ๐Ÿ‡บ๐Ÿ‡พ |

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SUBSTITUTES

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๐Ÿ” M Fabian Delph | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ | for M Barry Bannan | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ณ๓ ฃ๓ ด๓ ฟ | 62โ€™ |
๐Ÿ” W Charles Nโ€™Zogbia | ๐Ÿ‡ซ๐Ÿ‡ท | for CF Andreas Weimann | ๐Ÿ‡ฆ๐Ÿ‡น | 62โ€™ |
๐Ÿ” M Karim El Ahmadi | ๐Ÿ‡ฒ๐Ÿ‡ฆ | for M Yacouba Sylla | ๐Ÿ‡ฒ๐Ÿ‡ฑ | 76โ€™ |

SUBSTITUTES

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๐Ÿ” | M Phillippe Coutinho | ๐Ÿ‡ง๐Ÿ‡ท | (W Raheem Sterling | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ |)

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UNUSED SUBSTITUTES

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GK Shay Given | ๐Ÿ‡ฎ๐Ÿ‡ช |
RB Eric Lichaj | ๐Ÿ‡บ๐Ÿ‡ธ |
F Jordan Bowery | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ |
F Simon Dawkins | ๐Ÿ‡ฏ๐Ÿ‡ฒ |

UNUSED SUBSTITUTES

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GK Brad Jones | ๐Ÿ‡ฆ๐Ÿ‡บ |
CB Sebastiรกn Coates | ๐Ÿ‡บ๐Ÿ‡พ |
CB Martin Skrtel | ๐Ÿ‡ธ๐Ÿ‡ฐ |
M Jonjo Shelvey | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ |
M Suso | ๐Ÿ‡ช๐Ÿ‡ธ |
CF Daniel Sturridge | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ |

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SQUAD STATS

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1st XI: ยฃ43.66m
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: 4/11

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 : 8/18
Homegrown: 5/18

MATCHDAY SQUAD

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SQUAD STATS

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Team Cost: ยฃ124.25m
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 : 6/12

MATCHDAY SQUAD

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UNAVAILABLE

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Injury | 6 |
CB Richard Dunne | ๐Ÿ‡ฎ๐Ÿ‡ช |
M Gary Gardner | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ |
W Marc Albrighton | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ |
M Chris Herd | ๐Ÿ‡ฆ๐Ÿ‡บ |
CB Ciaran Clark | ๐Ÿ‡ฎ๐Ÿ‡ช |
W Brett Holman | ๐Ÿ‡ฆ๐Ÿ‡บ |

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

Suspension | 1 |
M Fabian Delph | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ |

Bomb Squad | 1 |
M Stephen Ireland | ๐Ÿ‡ฎ๐Ÿ‡ช |

Out on Loan | 3 |
M Jean Makoun | ๐Ÿ‡จ๐Ÿ‡ฒ | Stade Rennais
F Nathan Delfouneso | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ | Blackpool
RB Alan Hutton | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ณ๓ ฃ๓ ด๓ ฟ | Mallorca

UNAVAILABLE

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Not Reported

Player Positions:

โ€‹

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

๐Ÿ”ด M Barry Bannan | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ณ๓ ฃ๓ ด๓ ฟ | 2008-13 | ๐Ÿ•’ 83 | 50 (33) | โšฝ 2 | ๐Ÿ”ฅ 5 | ๐Ÿ‡บ 28 | #813 |

MATCH STATS

Possession F | 51%
Possession A | 49%
Shots F | 10
Shots A | 17
Shots on Target F | 7
Shots on Target A | 13
Corners F | 7
Corners A | 8
Fouls F | 9
Fouls A | 8

MATCH QUOTES

โ€œI thought first half we were excellent - I really did.โ€ Paul Lambert, Sunday, 31 March 2013.

MATCH REPORT