• Barclays Premier League
  • 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 - Barclays Premier League

Aston Villa

L L L L L W W L

Chelsea

W D W W D W D W
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

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.

Barclays Premier League table

Pos Team Pld GD Pts
1 Chelsea 29 36 67
2 Man City 30 34 61
3 Arsenal 30 27 60
4 Man Utd 30 25 59
5 Liverpool 30 12 54
6 Southampton 30 21 53
7 Tottenham Hotspur 30 5 53
8 Swansea 30 -4 43
9 West Ham 30 3 42
10 Stoke 30 -3 42

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