• Barclays Premier League
  • Date: Sat 26 February 2011
  • Kick-off: 15:00
  • Venue: Villa Park
Aston Villa

Aston Villa

Young 48" (P)

Young 81"

Hanley 61" (OG)

Downing 63"

4 - 1

Aston Villa vs Blackburn Rovers


Team Lineups

Aston Villa

1 Friedel
36 Walker
5 Dunne
21 Clark
32 Baker
8 Pires
20 Reo-Coker
12 Albrighton
7 Young48"81"
6 Downing63"
39 Bent
Substitutes
33 Marshall
11 Agbonlahor
13 Bradley
16 Delph
18 Heskey
19 Petrov
31 Herd

Blackburn Rovers

1 Robinson
27 Salgado
31 Hanley61"
6 Nelsen
3 Olsson
2 Jones
11 Grella
7 Emerton
17 Andrews
12 Pedersen
18 Santa Cruz
Substitutes
13 Bunn
5 Givet
9 Kalinic80"
15 Nzonzi
21 Mwaruwari
30 Roberts
41 Diouf

Possession Stats

56%
44%

Form Guide - Barclays Premier League

Aston Villa

L W W L L D W L

Blackburn Rovers

L L L L W L L L
Head to Head
Blackburn
2-0
Aston Villa 21-Nov-2010
Aston Villa
0-1
Blackburn 09-May-2010
Blackburn
2-1
Aston Villa 26-Sep-2009
Blackburn
0-2
Aston Villa 07-Feb-2009
Aston Villa
3-2
Blackburn 29-Oct-2008
Aston Villa
1-1
Blackburn 26-Jan-2008


Live Text Commentary
93:40 +3.4
 

Stewart Downing takes a shot. Martin Olsson gets a block in.

92:46 +2.46
Red card
 

Ryan Nelsen receives a red card for second bookable offence. Ryan Nelsen challenges Ashley Young unfairly and gives away a free kick. Stewart Downing takes the free kick.

91:24 +1.24
 

The ball is delivered by Morten Gamst Pedersen.

88:45
 

Stewart Downing produces a cross, clearance by Ryan Nelsen.

87:44
 

Shot from close range by Emile Heskey misses to the right of the goal.

85:25
 

Free kick awarded for an unfair challenge on Ashley Young by Steven Nzonzi. Strike on goal comes in from Ashley Young from the free kick.

83:17
 

Nikola Kalinic produces a right-footed shot from just outside the box that goes wide right of the target.

82:31
Substitution
 

Emile Heskey comes on in place of Darren Bent.

81:33
Goal
 

Goal scored by Ashley Young from inside the penalty area to the top right corner of the goal. Aston Villa 4-1 Blackburn.The assist for the goal came from Stewart Downing.

80:04
Goal
 

Goal scored by Nikola Kalinic from 35 yards. Aston Villa 3-1 Blackburn.Brett Emerton provided the assist for the goal.

78:28
Substitution
 

Steven Nzonzi on for Keith Andrews.

75:49
 

Marc Albrighton delivers the ball, clearance by Martin Olsson.

75:01
Substitution
 

Robert Pires leaves the field to be replaced by Stiliyan Petrov.

71:47
 

Ashley Young has an effort at goal from the edge of the box that misses to the right of the target.

71:06
 

Marc Albrighton takes a shot. Paul Robinson makes a save.

69:23
 

Marc Albrighton gives away a free kick for an unfair challenge on Brett Emerton. Free kick taken by Michel Salgado.

68:56
 

Marc Albrighton takes a shot. Save by Paul Robinson.

65:37
Substitution
 

Nikola Kalinic is brought on as a substitute for Roque Santa Cruz. Vincenzo Grella goes off and Jason Roberts comes on.

63:17
Goal
 

Goal scored by Stewart Downing from inside the penalty box to the bottom left corner of the goal. Aston Villa 3-0 Blackburn.The assist for the goal came from Ashley Young.

62:41
 

Ryan Nelsen is cautioned.

61:52
Goal
 

Grant Hanley puts the ball into his own goal from 6 yards. Aston Villa 2-0 Blackburn.Marc Albrighton provided the assist for the goal.

61:20
 

Inswinging corner taken from the right by-line by Stewart Downing.

61:07
 

Stewart Downing decides to take the corner short.

60:38
 

Corner taken by Ashley Young from the left by-line to the near post, clearance made by Grant Hanley.

59:59
 

Ashley Young takes a short corner.

59:16
 

Corner taken by Stewart Downing from the right by-line played to the near post, Jermaine Jones manages to make a clearance.

57:45
 

Vincenzo Grella sends in a cross, Brad Friedel makes a save.

50:35
 

Jermaine Jones concedes a free kick for a foul on Nigel Reo-Coker. Ashley Young takes the direct free kick.

48:41
Goal
 

Ashley Young scores a penalty. Aston Villa 1-0 Blackburn.Ashley Young fouled by Keith Andrews, the ref awards a Penalty.

46:52 +1.52
Yellow card
 

Booking for Vincenzo Grella for unsporting behaviour. Robert Pires fouled by Vincenzo Grella, the ref awards a free kick. Direct free kick taken by Stewart Downing.

47:30
 

Kyle Walker sends in a cross, Ryan Nelsen manages to make a clearance.

45:42
 

Outswinging corner taken from the left by-line by Morten Gamst Pedersen, Nigel Reo-Coker manages to make a clearance. Stewart Downing takes a shot. Michel Salgado gets a block in. Corner taken left-footed by Stewart Downing from the right by-line, Jermaine Jones makes a clearance.

45:23
 

Jermaine Jones takes a shot. Save by Brad Friedel.

45:03 +0.03
 

Corner taken right-footed by Ashley Young to the near post, clearance by Keith Andrews.

43:55
 

Jermaine Jones fouled by Ciaran Clark, the ref awards a free kick. Paul Robinson restarts play with the free kick.

43:43
 

Robert Pires takes a shot. Paul Robinson makes a save.

42:47
 

Free kick awarded for a foul by Morten Gamst Pedersen on Kyle Walker. Direct free kick taken by Kyle Walker.

42:17
 

Shot from deep inside the area by Ashley Young clears the bar.

42:05
 

Kyle Walker takes a shot. Paul Robinson makes a save.

40:45
 

Robert Pires takes a shot. Save made by Paul Robinson.

38:54
 

The offside flag is raised against Stewart Downing. Paul Robinson takes the free kick.

35:23
Substitution
 

Nathan Baker goes off and Fabian Delph comes on.

34:31
 

Stewart Downing fouled by Morten Gamst Pedersen, the ref awards a free kick. Brad Friedel takes the direct free kick.

32:25
 

Foul by Nathan Baker on Paul Robinson, free kick awarded. Paul Robinson takes the direct free kick.

32:20
 

Stewart Downing delivers the ball, save made by Paul Robinson.

31:19
 

Unfair challenge on Kyle Walker by Keith Andrews results in a free kick. Stewart Downing takes the direct free kick.

30:22
 

Handball decision goes against Roque Santa Cruz. Brad Friedel takes the indirect free kick.

29:15
 

Robert Pires produces a right-footed shot from just outside the box that goes wide right of the goal.

27:25
 

Free kick awarded for an unfair challenge on Jermaine Jones by Nigel Reo-Coker. Vincenzo Grella takes the free kick.

25:53
 

Stewart Downing takes a shot.

23:52
 

Morten Gamst Pedersen takes the outswinging corner, Header from close range by Ryan Nelsen misses to the right of the target.

22:43
 

The referee cautions Jermaine Jones for unsporting behaviour. Robert Pires fouled by Jermaine Jones, the ref awards a free kick. Nigel Reo-Coker takes the free kick.

22:25
 

The ball is swung over by Morten Gamst Pedersen, Marc Albrighton makes a clearance.

20:26
 

Stewart Downing delivers the ball, clearance made by Ryan Nelsen.

17:08
 

Martin Olsson produces a left-footed shot from the edge of the box and misses to the left of the goal.

15:53
 

Ashley Young fouled by Vincenzo Grella, the ref awards a free kick. Direct free kick taken by Robert Pires.

11:39
 

Stewart Downing takes a outswinging corner from the left by-line to the near post.

10:03
 

Darren Bent takes a shot. Save made by Paul Robinson.

5:09
 

Outswinging corner taken by Stewart Downing from the left by-line played to the near post, Shot on goal by Robert Pires from just inside the area goes over the target.

5:02
 

Marc Albrighton delivers the ball, blocked by Michel Salgado.

3:33
 

Corner taken right-footed by Ashley Young, Vincenzo Grella makes a clearance.

3:00
 

Unfair challenge on Stewart Downing by Martin Olsson results in a free kick. The free kick is delivered right-footed by Ashley Young from right wing, clearance by Keith Andrews.

1:27
 

Free kick awarded for a foul by Keith Andrews on Kyle Walker. Kyle Walker takes the free kick.

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