• Barclays Premier League
  • Date: Sun 31 October 2010
  • Kick-off: 12:00
  • Venue: Villa Park

Aston Villa vs Birmingham City


Team Lineups

Aston Villa

1 Friedel
2 Young
5 Dunne
29 Collins
21 Clark
6 Downing
20 Reo-Coker
4 Sidwell
3 Warnock
7 Young
18 Heskey
Substitutes
22 Guzan
9 Ireland
10 Carew
14 Delfouneso
24 Cuellar
25 Bannan
30 Lichaj

Birmingham City

26 Foster
2 Carr
5 Johnson
15 Dann
6 Ridgewell
7 Larsson
8 Gardner
12 Ferguson
18 Fahey
22 Hleb
19 Zigic
Substitutes
1 Taylor
4 Bowyer
9 Phillips
10 Jerome
17 Michel
21 Parnaby
23 Beausejour

Possession Stats

51%
49%

Form Guide - Barclays Premier League

Aston Villa

L D W L W W L L

Birmingham City

D W L L D L L L
Head to Head
Aston Villa
1-0
Birmingham 25-Apr-2010
Birmingham
0-1
Aston Villa 13-Sep-2009
Aston Villa
5-1
Birmingham 20-Apr-2008
Birmingham
1-2
Aston Villa 11-Nov-2007
Aston Villa
3-1
Birmingham 16-Apr-2006
Birmingham
0-1
Aston Villa 16-Oct-2005


Live Text Commentary
90:40 +0.4
 

Foul by Barry Bannan on Cameron Jerome, free kick awarded. Sebastian Larsson crosses the ball, Header by Nikola Zigic from deep inside the penalty area misses to the left of the target.

88:36
 

Effort from inside the area by Ashley Young misses to the right of the goal.

88:36
 

Shot by Ashley Young from inside the penalty area bounces off the post.

84:19
 

Headed effort from inside the area by Ciaran Clark misses to the left of the goal.

84:19
 

Header from close in by Ciaran Clark misses to the left of the target.

83:35
 

The ball is swung over by Stewart Downing, clearance by Roger Johnson.

81:41
Substitution
 

(Aston Villa) makes a substitution, with John Carew coming on for Nigel Reo-Coker.

80:53
 

Outswinging corner taken from the right by-line by Sebastian Larsson, Headed effort from deep inside the area by Nikola Zigic misses to the left of the goal.

79:48
 

Barry Bannan takes a shot. Save by Ben Foster.

77:34
 

Caution for Nigel Reo-Coker. Free kick awarded for an unfair challenge on Nigel Reo-Coker by Craig Gardner. Free kick taken by Stephen Warnock.

75:47
 

The offside flag is raised against Emile Heskey. Free kick taken by Ben Foster.

73:35
 

The ball is sent over by Stewart Downing.

72:32
 

Emile Heskey takes a shot. Save made by Ben Foster.

70:47
Substitution
 

Scott Dann is cautioned. Cameron Jerome joins the action as a substitute, replacing Alexander Hleb. The ball is crossed by Luke Young,

68:50
 

Corner taken right-footed by Ashley Young, Header on goal by James Collins from inside the box goes harmlessly over the target.

66:29
 

Alexander Hleb fouled by Ciaran Clark, the ref awards a free kick. Barry Ferguson takes the free kick.

65:48
 

The ball is delivered by Ashley Young, Craig Gardner makes a clearance.

64:30
 

Nikola Zigic takes a shot. Save by Brad Friedel.

61:50
 

Free kick awarded for an unfair challenge on Sebastian Larsson by Luke Young. Direct free kick taken by Scott Dann.

61:03
 

Stewart Downing produces a cross, clearance made by Sebastian Larsson.

60:34
 

Stephen Carr delivers the ball, save made by Brad Friedel.

58:43
 

Nigel Reo-Coker challenges Roger Johnson unfairly and gives away a free kick. Ben Foster takes the direct free kick.

57:26
Substitution
 

Barry Bannan comes on in place of Steve Sidwell.

57:06
 

Stephen Warnock crosses the ball, Headed effort on goal by Emile Heskey from inside the penalty box misses to the right of the target.

56:01
 

Stephen Carr gives away a free kick for an unfair challenge on Ashley Young. Ashley Young takes the direct free kick.

55:22
 

Nigel Reo-Coker takes a shot. Save by Ben Foster.

55:03
 

The ball is swung over by Ashley Young, clearance by Keith Fahey.

53:00
 

Luke Young challenges Craig Gardner unfairly and gives away a free kick. Free kick crossed by Sebastian Larsson, Richard Dunne manages to make a clearance.

51:29
 

Craig Gardner takes a shot. Brad Friedel makes a save.

50:59
 

The ball is crossed by Liam Ridgewell, Richard Dunne makes a clearance.

50:39
 

Free kick awarded for a foul by Emile Heskey on Roger Johnson. Barry Ferguson takes the direct free kick.

47:32 +2.32
 

Corner from the left by-line taken by Sebastian Larsson, save by Brad Friedel.

49:28
 

Ashley Young fouled by Barry Ferguson, the ref awards a free kick. Ashley Young restarts play with the free kick.

46:37 +1.37
 

The referee cautions Stephen Warnock for unsporting behaviour. Free kick awarded for a foul by Stephen Warnock on Alexander Hleb. Sebastian Larsson crosses the ball from the free kick right-footed from right wing, Stephen Warnock gets a block in.

46:05
 

Keith Fahey takes a shot. Brad Friedel makes a save.

45:49 +0.49
 

Free kick awarded for an unfair challenge on Stewart Downing by Liam Ridgewell. James Collins restarts play with the free kick.

43:41
 

The ball is delivered by Sebastian Larsson, clearance by Ashley Young.

41:10
 

Foul by Ciaran Clark on Alexander Hleb, free kick awarded. Barry Ferguson restarts play with the free kick.

39:38
 

The referee blows for offside against Emile Heskey. Ben Foster takes the free kick.

38:32
 

Nikola Zigic is cautioned by the ref for unsporting behaviour. Nikola Zigic gives away a free kick for an unfair challenge on James Collins. Direct free kick taken by James Collins.

37:30
 

Headed effort from inside the area by Liam Ridgewell misses to the left of the goal.

37:11
 

The ball is swung over by Sebastian Larsson, clearance made by Stephen Warnock.

36:37
 

Sebastian Larsson takes a outswinging corner.

34:55
 

Emile Heskey handles the ball and concedes a free kick. Direct free kick taken by Ben Foster.

33:39
 

Long distance shot from Keith Fahey misses to the left of the goal.

33:28
 

Sebastian Larsson produces a cross, clearance by Steve Sidwell.

33:04
 

Sebastian Larsson sends in a cross, James Collins makes a clearance.

31:51
 

Keith Fahey takes a shot. Save by Brad Friedel.

31:23
 

The ball is swung over by Liam Ridgewell, save by Brad Friedel.

27:37
 

Foul by Steve Sidwell on Barry Ferguson, free kick awarded. Barry Ferguson restarts play with the free kick.

22:34
 

Liam Ridgewell gives away a free kick for an unfair challenge on Ashley Young. The free kick is swung in right-footed by Stewart Downing, Ben Foster makes a save.

21:55
 

Nikola Zigic challenges James Collins unfairly and gives away a free kick. Direct free kick taken by James Collins.

20:39
 

The ball is swung over by Ashley Young, clearance by Stephen Carr.

20:16
 

Scott Dann gives away a free kick for an unfair challenge on Emile Heskey. James Collins takes the direct free kick.

18:12
 

Sebastian Larsson fouled by Ashley Young, the ref awards a free kick. Ben Foster restarts play with the free kick.

17:17
 

Free kick awarded for an unfair challenge on Craig Gardner by Steve Sidwell. Free kick taken by Sebastian Larsson.

15:05
 

Keith Fahey takes a shot. Save made by Brad Friedel.

14:33
 

The official flags Emile Heskey offside. Ben Foster takes the free kick.

12:15
 

Foul by Emile Heskey on Scott Dann, free kick awarded. Ben Foster takes the free kick.

11:26
Yellow card
 

Craig Gardner is shown a yellow card for unsporting behaviour. Craig Gardner gives away a free kick for an unfair challenge on Nigel Reo-Coker. Free kick taken by James Collins.

9:24
 

Free kick awarded for an unfair challenge on Ciaran Clark by Roger Johnson. Direct free kick taken by Brad Friedel.

9:01
 

Free kick awarded for a foul by Emile Heskey on Stephen Carr. Direct free kick taken by Barry Ferguson.

6:31
 

Free kick awarded for an unfair challenge on Richard Dunne by Nikola Zigic. Brad Friedel takes the free kick.

4:59
 

Corner taken by Sebastian Larsson.

4:52
 

Centre by Keith Fahey, clearance by Richard Dunne.

3:17
 

Craig Gardner takes a shot. Richard Dunne gets a block in.

3:17
 

Craig Gardner takes a shot. Craig Gardner gets a block in.

3:17
 

Craig Gardner takes a shot. Blocked by James Collins.

:20
 

The ball is delivered by Stewart Downing, Roger Johnson makes a clearance.

:13
 

Stewart Downing delivers the ball, Scott Dann manages to make a clearance.

Kick off
 

The match gets underway.

Half time
 

The half-time whistle blows.

Full time
 

The referee ends the match.

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Pos Team Pld GD Pts
1 Chelsea 38 41 87
2 Man City 38 45 79
3 Arsenal 38 35 75
4 Man Utd 38 25 70
5 Tottenham Hotspur 38 5 64
6 Liverpool 38 4 62
7 Southampton 38 21 60
8 Swansea 38 -3 56
9 Stoke 38 3 54
10 Crystal Palace 38 -4 48

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