• Barclays Premier League
  • Date: Sun 23 March 2014
  • Kick-off: 16:00
  • Venue: Villa Park
Aston Villa

Aston Villa

Benteke 4"

1 - 4
Stoke City

Stoke City

Odemwingie 21"

Crouch 25"

Nzonzi 41"

Cameron 89"

Aston Villa vs Stoke City


Team Lineups

Aston Villa

1 Guzan
7 Bacuna
4 Vlaar
2 Baker
23 Bertrand
8 El Ahmadi
15 Westwood
16 Delph
10 Weimann
20 Benteke4"
11 Agbonlahor
Substitutes
3 Bennett
6 Clark
12 Albrighton
13 Steer
18 Sylla
29 Holt
37 Robinson

Stoke City

1 Begovic
20 Cameron89"
17 Shawcross
12 Wilson
3 Pieters
6 Whelan
8 Palacios
9 Odemwingie21"
15 Nzonzi41"
10 Arnautovic
25 Crouch25"
Substitutes
5 Muniesa
11 Shea
23 Guidetti
28 Wilkinson
29 Sorensen
30 Shotton
31 Ward

Possession Stats

44%
56%

Form Guide - Barclays Premier League

Aston Villa

L D W L W W L L

Stoke City

L D W D L W D W
Head to Head
Stoke
2-1
Aston Villa 21-Dec-2013
Stoke
1-3
Aston Villa 06-Apr-2013
Aston Villa
0-0
Stoke 08-Dec-2012
Aston Villa
1-1
Stoke 09-Apr-2012
Stoke
0-0
Aston Villa 26-Dec-2011
Aston Villa
1-1
Stoke 23-Apr-2011


Live Text Commentary
93:33 +3.33
 

Ryan Bertrand takes a shot. Asmir Begovic safely holds on.

92:57 +2.57
 

The ball is sent over by Marc Albrighton.

92:48 +2.48
 

Clearance by Marc Wilson.

Full time
 

The game is over, as the referee blows the whistle.

87:08
 

Leandro Bacuna shoots direct from the free kick and clears the bar.

86:33
 

Foul by Ryan Shawcross on Grant Holt, free kick awarded.

86:10
 

Clearance by Marc Wilson.

86:07
 

Marc Albrighton produces a cross.

86:01
 

Ron Vlaar takes the free kick.

85:03
 

The ball is sent over by Yacouba Sylla.

84:44
 

Marc Albrighton sends in a cross.

83:25
 

Free kick taken by Ryan Shawcross.

82:35
 

Free kick awarded for an unfair challenge on Steven Nzonzi by Nathan Baker.

81:39
 

Shot from the free kick by Marko Arnautovic went wide of the right-hand post.

81:05
 

Free kick awarded for a foul by Fabian Delph on Steven Nzonzi.

80:07
 

Free kick awarded for a foul by Leandro Bacuna on Peter Odemwingie.

79:47
 

Free kick crossed by Marc Albrighton.

79:21
 

Foul by Marko Arnautovic on Yacouba Sylla, free kick awarded.

78:41
 

Clearance made by Peter Odemwingie.

78:39
 

Ryan Bertrand sends in a cross.

77:54
Substitution
 

Marc Muniesa is brought on as a substitute for Erik Pieters.

76:53
 

Ryan Shawcross manages to make a clearance.

76:49
 

Free kick taken by Leandro Bacuna.

75:33
 

Free kick awarded for an unfair challenge on Marc Albrighton by Erik Pieters.

75:09
 

Leandro Bacuna makes a clearance.

73:26
 

The offside flag is raised against Peter Crouch.

72:51
Substitution
 

Grant Holt on for Ashley Westwood.

71:52
Yellow card
 

Marc Albrighton is given a yellow card.

71:48
 

Wilson Palacios fouled by Marc Albrighton, the ref awards a free kick.

70:07
 

Bradley Guzan takes the free kick.

69:41
 

Foul by Steven Nzonzi on Ron Vlaar, free kick awarded.

69:30
 

Asmir Begovic restarts play with the free kick.

68:55
 

Short corner worked by Marc Albrighton.

68:54
 

Marc Albrighton is ruled offside.

68:38
 

Ryan Bertrand delivers the ball.

65:42
 

Steven Nzonzi takes a shot and went wide of the left-hand post.

65:31
 

Wilson Palacios restarts play with the free kick.

65:00
 

Peter Crouch fouled by Nathan Baker, the ref awards a free kick.

64:46
 

Geoff Cameron makes a clearance.

63:28
 

Peter Odemwingie takes the chance to get an effort at goal.

61:46
 

Unfair challenge on Wilson Palacios by Yacouba Sylla results in a free kick.

60:39
 

Asmir Begovic restarts play with the free kick.

59:39
 

Ron Vlaar manages to make a clearance.

59:18
 

Foul by Leandro Bacuna on Erik Pieters, free kick awarded.

57:25
 

Unfair challenge on Wilson Palacios by Marc Albrighton results in a free kick.

56:00
 

Ashley Westwood gives away a free kick for an unfair challenge on Erik Pieters.

55:44
 

Corner taken by Glenn Whelan from the left by-line.

53:56
 

Free kick awarded for an unfair challenge on Ryan Bertrand by Steven Nzonzi.

51:07
 

Geoff Cameron makes a clearance.

51:00
 

Christian Benteke takes a shot. Marc Wilson gets a block in.

50:08
 

The ball is crossed by Leandro Bacuna.

49:20
 

The ball is sent over by Geoff Cameron.

46:17
 

Leandro Bacuna gives away a free kick for an unfair challenge on Marko Arnautovic.

45:26 +0.26
 

Clearance made by Erik Pieters.

Half time
 

The referee blows for half time.

45:09 +0.09
 

Christian Benteke takes the chance to get an effort at goal. Wilson Palacios gets a block in.

45:09
 

Clearance by Geoff Cameron.

43:54
 

Free kick taken by Asmir Begovic.

43:19
 

Foul by Ryan Bertrand on Peter Odemwingie, free kick awarded.

41:55
Goal
 

Steven Nzonzi scores with a right foot finish. Aston Villa 1-3 Stoke.

41:03
 

Clearance by Marc Wilson.

40:58
 

Headed chance falls to Christian Benteke.

40:33
 

Marc Albrighton produces a cross.

39:48
 

Marko Arnautovic takes a shot and went wide right of the net.

39:00
 

Ashley Westwood crosses the ball in from the free kick.

38:30
 

Foul by Peter Odemwingie on Christian Benteke, free kick awarded.

37:41
 

Clearance made by Ryan Bertrand.

36:55
 

Corner from the left by-line taken by Glenn Whelan.

35:58
 

Clearance by Geoff Cameron.

34:12
 

Yacouba Sylla challenges Erik Pieters unfairly and gives away a free kick.

32:41
Substitution
 

Marc Albrighton joins the action as a substitute, replacing Karim El Ahmadi.

32:32
Substitution
 

Andreas Weimann leaves the field to be replaced by Yacouba Sylla.

31:30
 

Gabriel Agbonlahor takes a shot and went wide right of the target.

30:59
 

Shot by Ashley Westwood. Ryan Shawcross gets a block in.

30:52
 

Ashley Westwood restarts play with the free kick.

30:43
 

Free kick awarded for an unfair challenge on Ryan Bertrand by Peter Odemwingie.

28:57
 

Leandro Bacuna takes the free kick.

28:40
 

The offside flag is raised against Marko Arnautovic.

25:53
Goal
 

Peter Crouch scores with their right foot. Aston Villa 1-2 Stoke.Assist on the goal came from Erik Pieters.

23:43
 

Header at goal by Nathan Baker goes right of the post.

23:42
 

Free kick crossed by Ashley Westwood.

23:06
 

Free kick awarded for a foul by Wilson Palacios on Christian Benteke.

21:39
 

Ron Vlaar makes a clearance.

19:38
 

Peter Odemwingie has an effort at goal. Blocked by Ron Vlaar.

18:35
 

Shot by Christian Benteke. Wilson Palacios gets a block in.

18:01
 

The ball is swung over by Ryan Bertrand.

17:27
 

Ryan Shawcross manages to make a clearance.

15:37
 

Shot by Andreas Weimann went wide of the left-hand post.

14:21
 

Free kick awarded for a foul by Ryan Shawcross on Gabriel Agbonlahor.

11:23
 

The assistant referee flags for offside against Marko Arnautovic.

9:39
 

Nathan Baker challenges Asmir Begovic unfairly and gives away a free kick.

9:36
 

Corner from the left by-line taken by Ashley Westwood.

9:10
 

The ball is sent over by Fabian Delph.

7:18
 

Peter Crouch fouled by Karim El Ahmadi, the ref awards a free kick.

6:30
 

Gabriel Agbonlahor gives away a free kick for an unfair challenge on Geoff Cameron.

4:36
Goal
 

Christian Benteke grabs a goal with a left foot finish. Aston Villa 1-0 Stoke.Fabian Delph provided the assist for the goal.

3:03
 

Ryan Shawcross manages to make a clearance.

:39
 

Glenn Whelan challenges Christian Benteke unfairly and gives away a free kick.

Kick off
 

The game kicks-off.

Barclays Premier League table

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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