• Barclays Premier League
  • Date: Sat 20 August 2011
  • Kick-off: 15:00
  • Venue: Villa Park
Aston Villa

Aston Villa

Agbonlahor 11"

Heskey 24"

Bent 66"

3 - 1

Aston Villa vs Blackburn Rovers


Team Lineups

Aston Villa

1 Given
2 Young
5 Dunne
6 Collins
3 Warnock
10 N'Zogbia
16 Delph
19 Petrov
11 Agbonlahor11"
9 Bent66"
18 Heskey24"
Substitutes
22 Guzan
7 Ireland
12 Albrighton
14 Delfouneso
17 Makoun
21 Clark
25 Bannan

Blackburn Rovers

1 Robinson
2 Salgado
6 Nelsen
31 Hanley
3 Olsson
23 Hoilett
8 Dunn
15 Nzonzi
12 Pedersen51"
25 Goodwillie
30 Roberts
Substitutes
13 Bunn
10 Formica
14 Petrovic
20 Rochina
22 Blackman
32 Ribeiro
35 Lowe

Possession Stats

53%
47%

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
Aston Villa
4-1
Blackburn 26-Feb-2011
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


Live Text Commentary
93:20 +3.2
 

Martin Olsson produces a cross.

91:36 +1.36
 

Barry Bannan concedes a free kick for a foul on Radosav Petrovic. Direct effort from the free kick comes in from Martin Olsson.

90:04 +0.04
 

Mauro Formica takes a long range shot clearing the crossbar.

89:01
 

Corner taken by Mauro Formica from the right by-line. Ryan Nelsen takes a shot. Blocked by James Collins.

87:22
 

Centre by Michel Salgado, Marc Albrighton makes a clearance.

82:05
 

Corner taken by Barry Bannan from the right by-line to the near post, Paul Robinson makes a save. Charles N'Zogbia takes a outswinging corner from the left by-line to the near post, Ryan Nelsen manages to make a clearance.

81:27
 

Radosav Petrovic takes a shot from a long way out clearing the bar.

80:44
 

Michel Salgado is ruled offside. Free kick taken by Ciaran Clark.

79:19
Yellow card
 

Free kick awarded for a foul by Stiliyan Petrov on Mauro Formica. Stiliyan Petrov is given a yellow card. Direct free kick taken by Ryan Nelsen. David Dunn takes a shot. Blocked by Ciaran Clark.

76:59
 

Charles N'Zogbia delivers the ball, Ryan Nelsen makes a clearance.

75:48
 

Free kick awarded for an unfair challenge on Barry Bannan by Grant Hanley. Charles N'Zogbia crosses the ball in from the free kick, clearance by Ryan Nelsen.

74:16
Substitution
 

David Goodwillie gives away a free kick for an unfair challenge on Ciaran Clark. Mauro Formica replaces Jason Roberts. (Blackburn) makes a substitution, with Radosav Petrovic coming on for Morten Gamst Pedersen. Free kick taken by Shay Given.

71:20
 

Effort from just outside the area by Barry Bannan goes over the target.

70:29
 

Corner taken short by Charles N'Zogbia. Centre by Barry Bannan, Ciaran Clark concedes a free kick for a foul on Martin Olsson. Free kick taken by Paul Robinson.

69:59
 

Steven Nzonzi concedes a free kick for a foul on Ciaran Clark. Barry Bannan crosses the ball in from the free kick, Ryan Nelsen manages to make a clearance.

66:56
Goal
 

Darren Bent grabs a goal from deep inside the penalty box low into the middle of the goal. Aston Villa 3-1 Blackburn.The assist for the goal came from Stiliyan Petrov.

66:46
 

Stiliyan Petrov has a drilled shot. Blocked by Ryan Nelsen.

65:27
Substitution
 

Fabian Delph fouled by Jason Roberts, the ref awards a free kick. Barry Bannan replaces Emile Heskey. Shay Given takes the direct free kick.

64:12
 

Marc Albrighton crosses the ball, Ryan Nelsen manages to make a clearance. The ball is sent over by Marc Albrighton, clearance by Ryan Nelsen.

63:38
 

Steven Nzonzi sends in a cross, clearance by Stephen Warnock.

63:00
 

Morten Gamst Pedersen produces a cross.

62:23
 

Shot from long distance by Marc Albrighton goes wide of the left-hand post.

61:10
 

Free kick awarded for an unfair challenge on Fabian Delph by David Dunn. Free kick taken by Fabian Delph.

59:22
 

Ciaran Clark produces a cross.

57:42
Yellow card
 

Foul by Fabian Delph on Morten Gamst Pedersen, free kick awarded. Fabian Delph is booked. Free kick taken by Paul Robinson.

56:37
 

Michel Salgado produces a cross, David Hoilett challenges Stephen Warnock unfairly and gives away a free kick. Shay Given takes the free kick.

54:52
Substitution
 

Free kick awarded for an unfair challenge on David Hoilett by Emile Heskey. Emile Heskey receives a caution for unsporting behaviour. Ciaran Clark joins the action as a substitute, replacing Luke Young. Free kick taken by Martin Olsson.

53:04
 

Emile Heskey takes a shot. Darren Bent gets a block in. Martin Olsson gives away a free kick for an unfair challenge on Stiliyan Petrov. James Collins takes the free kick.

52:51
 

David Hoilett challenges Marc Albrighton unfairly and gives away a free kick. Free kick taken by James Collins.

51:26
Goal
 

The ball is crossed by David Hoilett, Morten Gamst Pedersen finds the net with a headed goal from inside the penalty box. Aston Villa 2-1 Blackburn.David Hoilett provided the assist for the goal.

49:06
 

David Goodwillie produces a cross, Luke Young gets a block in.

48:10
 

David Dunn takes a shot. Blocked by Fabian Delph. Inswinging corner taken by Morten Gamst Pedersen, clearance made by Emile Heskey.

45:42
 

Free kick awarded for a foul by Darren Bent on Ryan Nelsen. Free kick taken by Paul Robinson.

45:01
Substitution
 

Marc Albrighton on for Gabriel Agbonlahor.

43:30
 

A cross is delivered by Morten Gamst Pedersen. Morten Gamst Pedersen takes a inswinging corner from the right by-line played to the near post, clearance by Darren Bent.

42:16
 

Foul by David Dunn on Stiliyan Petrov, free kick awarded. Direct free kick taken by James Collins.

38:52
 

The ball is swung over by Luke Young. Gabriel Agbonlahor challenges Paul Robinson unfairly and gives away a free kick. Paul Robinson takes the free kick.

38:31
 

Stephen Warnock crosses the ball, clearance by Ryan Nelsen.

34:31
 

David Dunn concedes a free kick for a foul on Fabian Delph. Free kick taken by Fabian Delph.

32:57
 

Luke Young crosses the ball, Grant Hanley makes a clearance.

32:16
 

Unfair challenge on Charles N'Zogbia by Steven Nzonzi results in a free kick. Richard Dunne takes the free kick.

31:11
 

David Dunn delivers the ball.

30:51
 

Fabian Delph sends in a cross, Grant Hanley makes a clearance.

29:09
 

The ball is delivered by David Hoilett. David Dunn takes the chance to get an effort at goal. Shay Given makes a comfortable save.

28:15
 

The ball is delivered by David Dunn, James Collins makes a clearance.

27:17
 

Morten Gamst Pedersen sends in a cross, Richard Dunne makes a clearance.

24:13
Goal
 

Emile Heskey fires in a goal from just outside the box to the bottom right corner of the goal. Aston Villa 2-0 Blackburn.Assist on the goal came from Gabriel Agbonlahor.

23:23
 

David Goodwillie is ruled offside. James Collins takes the free kick.

22:16
 

Steven Nzonzi takes the chance to get an effort at goal. Stephen Warnock gets a block in. Inswinging corner taken by Morten Gamst Pedersen. Foul by Jason Roberts on Shay Given, free kick awarded. Shay Given takes the direct free kick.

21:00
 

Shot by Gabriel Agbonlahor. Save by Paul Robinson.

18:46
 

Michel Salgado sends in a cross. Centre by David Hoilett, Effort on goal by David Goodwillie from inside the penalty area goes harmlessly over the bar.

18:12
 

David Dunn challenges Fabian Delph unfairly and gives away a free kick. Free kick taken by James Collins.

13:35
 

Corner taken left-footed by Charles N'Zogbia from the right by-line to the near post, James Collins challenges David Dunn unfairly and gives away a free kick. Paul Robinson takes the direct free kick.

13:16
 

The ball is delivered by Gabriel Agbonlahor. Luke Young crosses the ball, Ryan Nelsen manages to make a clearance.

11:32
Goal
 

Gabriel Agbonlahor finds the net with a goal from the edge of the penalty area to the top right corner of the goal. Aston Villa 1-0 Blackburn.Darren Bent provided the assist for the goal.

11:07
 

David Goodwillie delivers the ball, clearance made by Stephen Warnock.

10:27
 

The ball is swung over by Luke Young, clearance by Grant Hanley.

8:47
 

Corner taken left-footed by Charles N'Zogbia from the left by-line to the near post, Richard Dunne produces a right-footed shot from inside the area that goes over the bar.

8:34
 

Centre by Gabriel Agbonlahor, Ryan Nelsen makes a clearance.

7:10
 

The assistant referee signals for offside against David Goodwillie. Indirect free kick taken by Shay Given.

5:00
 

The ball is sent over by Luke Young. The referee blows for offside. Free kick taken by Paul Robinson.

2:09
 

The assistant referee signals for offside against David Goodwillie. Shay Given restarts play with the free kick.

1:54
 

Martin Olsson fouled by Luke Young, the ref awards a free kick. Morten Gamst Pedersen takes the direct free kick.

1:43
 

The ball is crossed by David Hoilett, clearance made by Gabriel Agbonlahor.

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