• Date: Sat 16 October 2010
  • Kick-off: 17:30
  • Venue: Villa Park

Aston Villa vs Chelsea


Team Lineups

Aston Villa

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

Chelsea

1 Cech
19 Ferreira
2 Ivanovic
26 Terry
3 Cole
7 Ramires
12 Mikel
5 Essien
15 Malouda
44 Kakuta
39 Anelka
Substitutes
22 Turnbull
17 Bosingwa
18 Zhirkov
43 Bruma
45 Borini
46 McEachran
50 Mellis

Possession Stats

43%
57%

Form Guide -

Aston Villa

Chelsea

Head to Head
Chelsea
7-1
Aston Villa 27-Mar-2010
Aston Villa
2-1
Chelsea 17-Oct-2009
Aston Villa
0-1
Chelsea 21-Feb-2009
Chelsea
2-0
Aston Villa 05-Oct-2008
Chelsea
4-4
Aston Villa 26-Dec-2007
Aston Villa
2-0
Chelsea 02-Sep-2007


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Live Text Commentary
Full time
 

The referee brings the game to a close.

92:54 +2.54
 

Effort from inside the six-yard box by Nigel Reo-Coker goes wide right of the target.

91:17 +1.17
 

Jose Bosingwa is flagged offside by the assistant referee. Free kick taken by Brad Friedel.

90:06 +0.06
 

Corner from the left by-line taken by Ashley Young, save made by Petr Cech.

88:44
 

Nicolas Anelka takes a shot.

86:47
 

Shot from inside the area by Ashley Cole clears the bar.

86:28
 

Florent Malouda takes a shot. Habib Beye gets a block in.

86:17
 

Joshua McEachran takes a shot. James Collins gets a block in.

85:20
 

The referee blows for offside against Steve Sidwell. Free kick taken by Petr Cech.

85:01
 

Ashley Cole challenges Ashley Young unfairly and gives away a free kick. James Collins takes the free kick.

83:32
Substitution
 

Steve Sidwell joins the action as a substitute, replacing Stephen Ireland.

83:32
Substitution
 

Steve Sidwell joins the action as a substitute, replacing Stephen Ireland.

82:50
Yellow card
 

Joshua McEachran concedes a free kick for a foul on Habib Beye. Brad Friedel takes the free kick. The referee shows Joshua McEachran a yellow card.

80:56
 

Joshua McEachran gives away a free kick for an unfair challenge on Stephen Ireland. Nigel Reo-Coker takes the free kick.

79:52
Yellow card
 

Ashley Young gives away a free kick for an unfair challenge on Jose Bosingwa. Ashley Young booked for dissent. Florent Malouda crosses the ball in from the free kick.

78:22
 

Branislav Ivanovic concedes a free kick for a foul on Ashley Young. Ashley Young crosses the ball, Header by Ciaran Clark from inside the area hits the post.

76:12
 

Florent Malouda takes a outswinging corner to the near post, Branislav Ivanovic produces a header from deep inside the area and strikes the post.

75:21
 

Free kick awarded for an unfair challenge on Nicolas Anelka by Ciaran Clark. Michael Essien restarts play with the free kick.

75:07
Substitution
 

Ramires leaves the field to be replaced by Joshua McEachran.

74:53
Substitution
 

Jose Bosingwa comes on in place of Paulo Ferreira.

74:41
 

Ciaran Clark goes into the book.

73:28
 

Outswinging corner taken left-footed by Stewart Downing, Florent Malouda makes a clearance.

73:14
Substitution
 

John Carew goes off and Nathan Delfouneso comes on.

72:06
 

Foul by James Collins on Michael Essien, free kick awarded. Mikel takes the free kick.

71:49
 

James Collins takes a shot. Blocked by Michael Essien.

71:32
 

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

70:57
 

Corner taken by Ashley Young.

68:02
 

Stephen Ireland goes into the referee's book for unsporting behaviour.

67:41
 

Effort from inside the area by Nicolas Anelka misses to the left of the target.

66:49
 

Unfair challenge on Stephen Ireland by Mikel results in a free kick. Free kick taken by James Collins.

64:41
 

Stephen Warnock gives away a free kick for an unfair challenge on Nicolas Anelka. Stephen Warnock is cautioned by the ref for unsporting behaviour. Free kick crossed left-footed by Florent Malouda from right wing.

63:27
 

A cross is delivered by Florent Malouda, Brad Friedel makes a save.

62:14
 

Michael Essien takes a shot. Save by Brad Friedel.

59:08
Yellow card
 

Free kick awarded for a foul by John Terry on Ashley Young. James Collins restarts play with the free kick. John Terry is shown a yellow card for unsporting behaviour.

53:06
 

Nicolas Anelka takes a shot. Brad Friedel makes a save.

51:58
 

Free kick awarded for an unfair challenge on Stiliyan Petrov by Florent Malouda. James Collins takes the free kick.

49:25
 

John Carew gives away a free kick for an unfair challenge on John Terry. Petr Cech restarts play with the free kick.

47:37
 

Florent Malouda takes a shot. Save made by Brad Friedel.

45:27
Substitution
 

Yuri Zhirkov comes on in place of Gael Kakuta.

44:51
 

Corner taken by Ashley Young, Headed effort from deep inside the penalty area by James Collins goes harmlessly over the crossbar.

43:58
 

Corner taken by Ashley Young played to the near post, Ramires manages to make a clearance.

42:41
 

The official flags John Carew offside. Paulo Ferreira takes the indirect free kick.

41:38
 

Stiliyan Petrov concedes a free kick for a foul on Michael Essien. Florent Malouda crosses the ball in from the free kick, clearance by Stephen Warnock.

38:59
 

Header from deep inside the penalty area by Stephen Ireland goes harmlessly over the crossbar.

38:36
 

Stephen Ireland takes a shot. Branislav Ivanovic gets a block in.

37:20
 

The assistant referee signals for offside against Nicolas Anelka. Indirect free kick taken by Brad Friedel.

35:40
 

The referee blows for offside. James Collins takes the free kick.

34:59
 

Nicolas Anelka has an effort at goal from long distance that goes wide left of the target.

33:51
 

Michael Essien takes a shot. Save by Brad Friedel.

32:04
 

Outswinging corner taken by Florent Malouda from the left by-line, Gael Kakuta produces a left-footed shot from just outside the area that goes harmlessly over the bar.

30:52
 

Nigel Reo-Coker concedes a free kick for a foul on Branislav Ivanovic. Petr Cech takes the direct free kick.

26:33
 

Florent Malouda takes a outswinging corner to the near post, clearance by Ciaran Clark.

24:09
 

Free kick awarded for a foul by Ashley Young on Paulo Ferreira. Free kick crossed left-footed by Gael Kakuta from right wing, Stiliyan Petrov makes a clearance.

23:46
 

Free kick awarded for a foul by Stiliyan Petrov on Ramires. Michael Essien takes the direct free kick.

22:12
 

Stiliyan Petrov has an effort at goal from long range that misses to the left of the goal.

19:36
 

Corner taken left-footed by Stewart Downing, John Carew takes a shot. Save by Petr Cech.

19:23
 

Corner taken by Stewart Downing from the right by-line to the near post, clearance made by Nicolas Anelka.

19:11
 

Stiliyan Petrov takes a shot. Ramires gets a block in.

15:50
 

Gael Kakuta has shot on goal from just outside the area which goes wide of the right-hand upright.

15:33
 

Florent Malouda decides to take a short corner.

13:33
 

Florent Malouda takes a short corner.

11:59
Substitution
 

Michael Essien concedes a free kick for a foul on Stiliyan Petrov. James Collins restarts play with the free kick. Caution for Michael Essien. Ciaran Clark is brought on as a substitute for Richard Dunne.

10:28
 

Unfair challenge on Stiliyan Petrov by Gael Kakuta results in a free kick. James Collins restarts play with the free kick.

8:37
 

Ashley Cole gives away a free kick for an unfair challenge on Stiliyan Petrov. Direct free kick taken by Nigel Reo-Coker.

8:07
 

Ashley Young gives away a free kick for an unfair challenge on Paulo Ferreira. Branislav Ivanovic takes the free kick.

5:01
 

Corner taken by Stewart Downing from the right by-line played to the near post, clearance made by Nicolas Anelka.

4:51
 

John Carew takes a shot. Petr Cech makes a save.

4:09
 

Stephen Warnock crosses the ball, save by Petr Cech.

3:46
 

Branislav Ivanovic gives away a free kick for an unfair challenge on John Carew. Direct free kick taken by Stiliyan Petrov.

3:12
 

The official flags Nicolas Anelka offside. Brad Friedel takes the free kick.

2:13
 

Effort from deep inside the area by Stephen Ireland misses to the left of the goal.

:53
 

Stiliyan Petrov challenges Branislav Ivanovic unfairly and gives away a free kick. Direct free kick taken by Branislav Ivanovic.

Kick off
 

The game begins.

Half time
 

The players leave the pitch at half time.

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