• Barclays Premier League
  • Date: Wed 05 January 2011
  • Kick-off: 19:45
  • Venue: Villa Park
0 - 1
Sunderland

Sunderland

Bardsley 79"

Bardsley 79"

Aston Villa vs Sunderland


Team Lineups

Aston Villa

1 Friedel
24 Cuellar
5 Dunne
29 Collins
21 Clark
7 Young
20 Reo-Coker
19 Petrov
6 Downing
11 Agbonlahor
18 Heskey
Substitutes
33 Marshall
8 Pires
12 Albrighton
14 Delfouneso
25 Bannan
30 Lichaj
31 Herd

Sunderland

1 Gordon
2 Bardsley79"79"
29 Ferdinand
19 Bramble
3 Richardson
27 Elmohamady
18 Meyler
10 Henderson
8 Malbranque
17 Welbeck
11 Bent
Substitutes
22 Mignolet
7 Zenden
12 Angeleri
14 Da Silva
16 Riveros
33 Gyan
34 Adams

Possession Stats

53%
47%

Form Guide - Barclays Premier League

Aston Villa

L L L L L W W L

Sunderland

W D L D L D L L
Head to Head
Sunderland
1-0
Aston Villa 23-Oct-2010
Aston Villa
1-1
Sunderland 24-Mar-2010
Sunderland
0-2
Aston Villa 15-Dec-2009
Sunderland
1-2
Aston Villa 17-Jan-2009
Aston Villa
2-1
Sunderland 27-Sep-2008
Aston Villa
0-1
Sunderland 22-Mar-2008

Live Text Commentary
95:03 +5.03
 

Outswinging corner taken by Gabriel Agbonlahor, Header from deep inside the area by James Collins goes over the bar.

94:43 +4.43
 

The assistant referee signals for offside against Asamoah Gyan. Direct free kick taken by Ashley Young.

93:52 +3.52
 

Unfair challenge on Ciaran Clark by Jordan Henderson results in a free kick. Stewart Downing restarts play with the free kick.

92:51 +2.51
 

The assistant referee flags for offside against Richard Dunne. Craig Gordon takes the direct free kick.

91:33 +1.33
 

Free kick awarded for a foul by Marc Albrighton on Kieran Richardson. Craig Gordon takes the direct free kick.

91:17 +1.17
 

The referee blows for offside. Ashley Young takes the direct free kick.

89:30
 

Free kick awarded for an unfair challenge on Cristian Riveros by Carlos Cuellar. Craig Gordon takes the free kick.

88:29
 

Centre by Barry Bannan, Titus Bramble makes a clearance.

87:16
Substitution
 

Stiliyan Petrov goes off and Marc Albrighton comes on. Nigel Reo-Coker leaves the field to be replaced by Barry Bannan.

86:42
 

Ciaran Clark sends in a cross, save made by Craig Gordon.

86:11
 

Effort on goal by Asamoah Gyan from inside the box misses to the right of the target.

85:44
 

Darren Bent is ruled offside. Free kick taken by Ashley Young.

85:18
Red card
 

Boudewijn Zenden shown a red card for second bookable offence. Free kick awarded for an unfair challenge on Stiliyan Petrov by Boudewijn Zenden. Brad Friedel restarts play with the free kick.

82:48
Substitution
 

Cristian Riveros on for Danny Welbeck.

78:36
Goal
 

Richard Dunne receives a caution for unsporting behaviour. Phillip Bardsley scores. Aston Villa 0-1 Sunderland.Richard Dunne gives away a free kick for an unfair challenge on Darren Bent. Boudewijn Zenden crosses the ball from the free kick right-footed from right wing,

78:36
Goal
 

Booking for Richard Dunne. Phillip Bardsley scores a goal. Aston Villa 0-1 Sunderland.Foul by Richard Dunne on Darren Bent, free kick awarded. Boudewijn Zenden crosses the ball from the free kick right-footed from right wing,

78:02
 

The ball is crossed by Ahmed Elmohamady, clearance by Carlos Cuellar.

77:46
 

Centre by Ahmed Elmohamady.

76:50
 

Asamoah Gyan produces a right-footed shot from long range that goes harmlessly over the bar.

76:29
 

Ashley Young crosses the ball.

75:35
 

Foul by Anton Ferdinand on Gabriel Agbonlahor, free kick awarded. Ashley Young delivers the ball from the free kick right-footed from right wing, Anton Ferdinand makes a clearance.

70:16
 

Corner taken by Boudewijn Zenden from the right by-line, Header by Danny Welbeck from deep inside the penalty area misses to the left of the goal.

68:03
Red card
 

Emile Heskey is shown a red card for violent conduct. Foul by Boudewijn Zenden on Emile Heskey, free kick awarded. Ashley Young takes the direct free kick.

64:40
 

The ball is sent over by Ahmed Elmohamady, save by Brad Friedel.

62:27
 

Ashley Young fouled by Anton Ferdinand, the ref awards a free kick. Carlos Cuellar takes the direct free kick.

59:54
 

Boudewijn Zenden goes into the referee's book for unsporting behaviour. Unfair challenge on Emile Heskey by Boudewijn Zenden results in a free kick. Ashley Young has a direct shot on goal from the free kick.

58:05
 

Danny Welbeck takes a shot. Fantastic save by Brad Friedel.

57:30
 

Ashley Young takes a shot. Save made by Craig Gordon.

56:31
 

A cross is delivered by Ahmed Elmohamady, James Collins manages to make a clearance.

54:38
Substitution
 

Steed Malbranque leaves the field to be replaced by Asamoah Gyan.

53:46
 

Steed Malbranque takes a shot. Carlos Cuellar gets a block in. Corner from the left by-line taken by Jordan Henderson, Stiliyan Petrov manages to make a clearance.

53:46
 

Steed Malbranque takes a shot. Blocked by Carlos Cuellar. Corner from the left by-line taken by Jordan Henderson, clearance by Stiliyan Petrov.

49:17 +4.17
 

Free kick awarded for an unfair challenge on Richard Dunne by Darren Bent. Direct free kick taken by Ashley Young.

52:39
 

Darren Bent takes a shot. James Collins gets a block in.

48:18 +3.18
 

Centre by Boudewijn Zenden, Emile Heskey manages to make a clearance.

51:35
 

Stewart Downing takes a shot. Carlos Cuellar delivers the ball. Emile Heskey is flagged offside by the assistant referee. Craig Gordon takes the free kick. Anton Ferdinand makes a clearance.

51:02
 

Darren Bent challenges James Collins unfairly and gives away a free kick. James Collins takes the free kick.

47:51 +2.51
 

Corner taken by Boudewijn Zenden played to the near post, clearance by Emile Heskey.

47:22 +2.22
 

Inswinging corner taken left-footed by Boudewijn Zenden from the right by-line to the near post, clearance by James Collins.

47:18 +2.18
 

The ball is delivered by Ahmed Elmohamady.

49:28
 

Shot from inside the area by Steed Malbranque clears the bar.

48:39
 

Emile Heskey challenges Jordan Henderson unfairly and gives away a free kick. Craig Gordon takes the free kick.

46:51 +1.51
Yellow card
 

James Collins booked for unsporting behaviour. Danny Welbeck fouled by James Collins, the ref awards a free kick. Boudewijn Zenden takes the direct free kick.

46:13 +1.13
 

The ball is crossed by Gabriel Agbonlahor, clearance made by Anton Ferdinand.

44:18
 

Ashley Young produces a cross, Headed effort from inside the area by Emile Heskey misses to the right of the target.

43:41
 

Foul by Kieran Richardson on Ashley Young, free kick awarded. The free kick is delivered right-footed by Ashley Young from right wing.

41:34
Yellow card
 

Booking for Titus Bramble for unsporting behaviour. Titus Bramble gives away a free kick for an unfair challenge on Emile Heskey. The free kick is swung in left-footed by Ashley Young, Phillip Bardsley manages to make a clearance.

39:57
 

Emile Heskey takes a shot.

38:20
Substitution
 

Boudewijn Zenden is brought on as a substitute for David Meyler.

34:28
 

Darren Bent is ruled offside. James Collins takes the free kick.

33:20
 

Danny Welbeck takes a shot. Comfortable save by Brad Friedel.

31:58
 

Outswinging corner taken right-footed by Jordan Henderson, Brad Friedel makes a comfortable save.

31:16
 

Corner taken by Jordan Henderson from the right by-line played to the near post, Emile Heskey makes a clearance.

30:43
 

Centre by Ciaran Clark, clearance by Phillip Bardsley.

30:08
 

Ahmed Elmohamady produces a cross, save by Brad Friedel.

28:44
Yellow card
 

Ciaran Clark booked for unsporting behaviour. Ciaran Clark gives away a free kick for an unfair challenge on Jordan Henderson. Direct free kick taken by Craig Gordon.

25:12
 

Corner taken by Ashley Young from the left by-line, Gabriel Agbonlahor challenges Craig Gordon unfairly and gives away a free kick. Craig Gordon takes the free kick.

21:38
 

Stewart Downing takes a inswinging corner from the right by-line played to the near post, clearance made by David Meyler.

20:58
 

Effort from the edge of the box by Kieran Richardson goes wide of the left-hand post.

11:14
 

Inswinging corner taken by Jordan Henderson from the left by-line, James Collins makes a clearance.

10:54
 

Outswinging corner taken from the right by-line by Jordan Henderson.

6:28
 

Kieran Richardson challenges Ashley Young unfairly and gives away a free kick. The free kick is delivered left-footed by Stewart Downing from right wing, save by Craig Gordon. Inswinging corner taken right-footed by Ashley Young from the left by-line, Gabriel Agbonlahor produces a headed effort from deep inside the six-yard box which goes wide of the right-hand upright. The offside flag is raised against Gabriel Agbonlahor. Direct free kick taken by Craig Gordon. Inswinging corner taken right-footed by Jordan Henderson from the left by-line.

6:28
 

Free kick awarded for an unfair challenge on Ashley Young by Kieran Richardson. The free kick is swung in left-footed by Stewart Downing, save made by Craig Gordon. Corner from the left by-line taken by Ashley Young, save by Craig Gordon.

5:34
Yellow card
 

Kieran Richardson is given a yellow card. Free kick awarded for an unfair challenge on Emile Heskey by Kieran Richardson. Shot comes in from Stewart Downing from the free kick.

5:34
 

Kieran Richardson goes into the referee's book. Kieran Richardson gives away a free kick for an unfair challenge on Emile Heskey. Direct effort from the free kick comes in from Stewart Downing.

3:50
 

The ball is sent over by Ciaran Clark, clearance by Kieran Richardson.

2:15
 

Ashley Young gives away a free kick for an unfair challenge on David Meyler. Free kick taken by Anton Ferdinand.

1:33
 

The ball is crossed by Phillip Bardsley, Steed Malbranque has a headed effort at goal from close range which goes wide of the left-hand upright.

:59
 

Ashley Young concedes a free kick for a foul on Kieran Richardson. Direct free kick taken by Anton Ferdinand.

Kick off
 

The referee gets the game underway.

Half time
 

The ref blows to end the first period.

Full time
 

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

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2 Man City 30 34 61
3 Arsenal 30 27 60
4 Man Utd 30 25 59
5 Liverpool 30 12 54
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7 Tottenham Hotspur 30 5 53
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