• Barclays Premier League
  • Date: Sat 24 November 2012
  • Kick-off: 17:30
  • Venue: Villa Park

Aston Villa vs Arsenal


Team Lineups

Aston Villa

22 Guzan
34 Lowton
4 Vlaar
6 Clark
29 Stevens
8 El Ahmadi
15 Westwood
26 Weimann
25 Bannan
11 Agbonlahor
20 Benteke
Substitutes
1 Given
7 Ireland
12 Albrighton
14 Holman
16 Delph
21 Bowery
30 Lichaj

Arsenal

1 Szczesny
25 Jenkinson
4 Mertesacker
6 Koscielny
28 Gibbs
8 Arteta
16 Ramsey
15 Oxlade-Chamberlain
19 Cazorla
9 Podolski
12 Giroud
Substitutes
24 Mannone
3 Sagna
5 Vermaelen
10 Wilshere
22 Coquelin
23 Arshavin
27 Gervinho

Possession Stats

44%
56%

Form Guide - Barclays Premier League

Aston Villa

W W L L W L L D

Arsenal

L D D W L W D W
Head to Head
Arsenal
3-0
Aston Villa 24-Mar-2012
Aston Villa
1-2
Arsenal 21-Dec-2011
Arsenal
1-2
Aston Villa 15-May-2011
Aston Villa
2-4
Arsenal 27-Nov-2010
Aston Villa
0-0
Arsenal 27-Jan-2010
Arsenal
3-0
Aston Villa 27-Dec-2009


Live Text Commentary
93:09 +3.09
 

Shot by Francis Coquelin from deep inside the penalty area misses to the left of the goal.

91:40 +1.4
 

The referee blows for offside against Kieran Gibbs. Free kick taken by Bradley Guzan.

91:24 +1.24
 

The ball is crossed by Carl Jenkinson.

89:06
Substitution
 

Christian Benteke is flagged offside by the assistant referee. Direct free kick taken by Laurent Koscielny. Andreas Weimann goes off and Marc Albrighton comes on.

86:53
 

Corner from the left by-line taken by Andrey Arshavin, Bradley Guzan makes a save. Santi Cazorla takes a outswinging corner from the right by-line played to the near post.

85:12
Substitution
 

Free kick awarded for an unfair challenge on Eric Lichaj by Kieran Gibbs. (Arsenal) makes a substitution, with Francis Coquelin coming on for Olivier Giroud. Direct free kick taken by Bradley Guzan.

85:03
 

A cross is delivered by Kieran Gibbs, clearance by Barry Bannan.

83:16
 

Andrey Arshavin sends in a cross, save by Bradley Guzan.

81:54
 

Inswinging corner taken left-footed by Barry Bannan played to the near post, Kieran Gibbs manages to make a clearance.

81:16
 

Centre by Gabriel Agbonlahor, clearance made by Laurent Koscielny.

79:48
 

Free kick awarded for an unfair challenge on Andreas Weimann by Carl Jenkinson. The ball is delivered by Barry Bannan, Christian Benteke produces a header from the edge of the box and misses to the right of the goal.

78:59
 

Carl Jenkinson gives away a free kick for an unfair challenge on Enda Stevens. Bradley Guzan takes the direct free kick.

78:18
 

Brett Holman challenges Andrey Arshavin unfairly and gives away a free kick. Aaron Ramsey takes the direct free kick.

77:21
 

Shot by Brett Holman. Wojciech Szczesny makes a save. Corner taken left-footed by Barry Bannan.

76:04
Substitution
 

Andrey Arshavin joins the action as a substitute, replacing Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain.

74:53
 

Effort from outside the penalty box by Aaron Ramsey goes wide left of the goal.

73:42
 

Carl Jenkinson gives away a free kick for an unfair challenge on Gabriel Agbonlahor. Barry Bannan delivers the ball, Christian Benteke takes a shot. Save by Wojciech Szczesny.

73:00
 

Christian Benteke produces a cross, Carl Jenkinson manages to make a clearance.

72:00
 

Outswinging corner taken from the right by-line by Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain, clearance by Matthew Lowton.

71:46
 

The ball is sent over by Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain, Enda Stevens makes a clearance.

69:38
 

Shot by Aaron Ramsey. Barry Bannan gets a block in. Outswinging corner taken from the right by-line by Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain, Christian Benteke manages to make a clearance.

68:49
Substitution
 

Yao Gervinho joins the action as a substitute, replacing Lukas Podolski.

67:18
 

Brett Holman is ruled offside. Wojciech Szczesny takes the free kick.

65:38
 

Free kick awarded for a foul by Gabriel Agbonlahor on Aaron Ramsey. Aaron Ramsey takes the free kick.

64:59
 

Shot by Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain. Barry Bannan gets a block in.

61:36
Substitution
 

Shot by Lukas Podolski from 18 yards. Blocked by Matthew Lowton. Corner taken by Santi Cazorla from the left by-line, Effort from deep inside the area by Aaron Ramsey misses to the right of the target. Brett Holman on for Karim El Ahmadi.

60:44
 

Eric Lichaj delivers the ball, save by Wojciech Szczesny.

59:04
 

Outswinging corner taken by Barry Bannan, Christian Benteke takes a shot. Blocked by Per Mertesacker. Inswinging corner taken by Barry Bannan from the right by-line, Carl Jenkinson manages to make a clearance.

58:51
 

The ball is crossed by Barry Bannan, clearance by Carl Jenkinson.

58:33
 

Corner taken by Barry Bannan from the right by-line, Per Mertesacker manages to make a clearance.

58:20
 

Christian Benteke takes the chance to get an effort at goal. Per Mertesacker gets a block in.

56:35
 

Ashley Westwood challenges Santi Cazorla unfairly and gives away a free kick. Mikel Arteta takes the direct free kick.

55:40
 

The ball is crossed by Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain, Aaron Ramsey produces a right-footed shot from deep inside the penalty area which goes wide of the right-hand post.

54:41
 

The referee penalises Christian Benteke for handball. Mikel Arteta restarts play with the free kick.

51:55
 

Free kick awarded for an unfair challenge on Gabriel Agbonlahor by Mikel Arteta. Free kick crossed left-footed by Barry Bannan.

51:07
 

Shot from 25 yards by Olivier Giroud. Save made by Bradley Guzan.

50:23
Substitution
 

Eric Lichaj comes on in place of Ron Vlaar.

49:32
 

Olivier Giroud challenges Ashley Westwood unfairly and gives away a free kick. Ashley Westwood takes the direct free kick.

47:35
 

Shot by Gabriel Agbonlahor. Blocked by Laurent Koscielny. Effort from 20 yards by Ashley Westwood. Save by Wojciech Szczesny. Lukas Podolski delivers the ball, save by Bradley Guzan.

46:49
 

Shot from just outside the penalty box by Santi Cazorla misses to the left of the target.

45:40 +0.4
 

Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain produces a cross, Barry Bannan gets a block in.

45:02 +0.02
 

The ball is crossed by Andreas Weimann, clearance made by Laurent Koscielny.

42:42
 

The ball is crossed by Lukas Podolski, Effort on goal by Laurent Koscielny from deep inside the area goes harmlessly over the bar.

41:57
 

Centre by Karim El Ahmadi, Wojciech Szczesny makes a comfortable save.

40:58
 

Centre by Kieran Gibbs.

40:19
 

Gabriel Agbonlahor concedes a free kick for a foul on Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain. Mikel Arteta delivers the ball from the free kick right-footed from right wing, clearance by Ciaran Clark.

39:32
 

Barry Bannan produces a cross, clearance by Laurent Koscielny.

39:01
 

Aaron Ramsey concedes a free kick for a foul on Ciaran Clark. Direct free kick taken by Ron Vlaar.

37:47
 

The official flags Andreas Weimann offside. Wojciech Szczesny restarts play with the free kick.

36:41
 

Handball by Wojciech Szczesny. Free kick taken by Barry Bannan.

35:25
 

Santi Cazorla takes a shot from 20 yards. Ciaran Clark gets a block in.

35:07
 

The ball is swung over by Carl Jenkinson.

32:52
 

Unfair challenge on Per Mertesacker by Christian Benteke results in a free kick. Free kick taken by Mikel Arteta.

32:14
 

Free kick awarded for a foul by Lukas Podolski on Gabriel Agbonlahor. Ron Vlaar restarts play with the free kick.

31:26
 

Enda Stevens sends in a cross, blocked by Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain.

30:29
 

The referee blows for offside against Olivier Giroud. Ciaran Clark takes the direct free kick.

29:20
 

Carl Jenkinson sends in a cross, Enda Stevens makes a clearance.

28:08
 

Shot from 20 yards from Aaron Ramsey. Bradley Guzan makes a save. The ball is crossed by Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain, save by Bradley Guzan.

28:01
 

Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain crosses the ball, clearance made by Ron Vlaar.

23:58
 

The official flags Andreas Weimann offside. Wojciech Szczesny restarts play with the free kick.

21:13
 

Karim El Ahmadi goes into the book for unsporting behaviour.

19:55
 

Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain has an effort at goal from the edge of the box that misses to the right of the target.

18:48
 

Carl Jenkinson crosses the ball.

17:36
 

Outswinging corner taken right-footed by Ashley Westwood from the right by-line, Christian Benteke produces a header from the edge of the box and misses to the right of the goal.

17:28
 

Barry Bannan sends in a cross, clearance by Kieran Gibbs.

15:46
 

Barry Bannan takes a shot. Save made by Wojciech Szczesny.

15:28
 

The ball is sent over by Christian Benteke, Per Mertesacker manages to make a clearance.

15:15
 

Karim El Ahmadi sends in a cross.

13:00
 

Andreas Weimann takes a shot. Save by Wojciech Szczesny. Outswinging corner taken by Barry Bannan.

9:32
 

Matthew Lowton fouled by Aaron Ramsey, the ref awards a free kick. Free kick crossed by Barry Bannan.

7:29
 

The ball is swung over by Enda Stevens.

5:53
 

The ball is swung over by Kieran Gibbs, Barry Bannan makes a clearance.

4:35
 

Per Mertesacker fouled by Gabriel Agbonlahor, the ref awards a free kick. Indirect free kick taken by Laurent Koscielny.

3:38
 

Corner taken by Santi Cazorla played to the near post.

2:29
 

The referee blows for offside. Bradley Guzan restarts play with the free kick.

Barclays Premier League table

Pos Team Pld GD Pts
1 Man City 4 10 12
2 Crystal Palace 4 3 9
3 Leicester 4 3 8
4 Swansea 4 3 8
5 Man Utd 4 1 7
6 Arsenal 4 0 7
7 Liverpool 4 -1 7
8 West Ham 4 3 6
9 Everton 4 1 5
10 Southampton 4 0 5

Full Barclays Premier League Table