• Barclays Premier League
  • Date: Sun 26 December 2010
  • Kick-off: 17:30
  • Venue: Villa Park
Aston Villa

Aston Villa

Albrighton 81"

1 - 2
Tottenham Hotspur

Tottenham Hotspur

Van der Vaart 22"

Van der Vaart 66"

Aston Villa vs Tottenham Hotspur


Team Lineups

Aston Villa

1 Friedel
30 Lichaj
29 Collins
24 Cuellar
3 Warnock
12 Albrighton81"
16 Delph
28 Hogg
6 Downing
18 Heskey
11 Agbonlahor
Substitutes
22 Guzan
8 Pires
14 Delfouneso
19 Petrov
20 Reo-Coker
21 Clark
25 Bannan

Tottenham Hotspur

1 Gomes
2 Hutton
4 Kaboul
20 Dawson
32 Assou-Ekotto
7 Lennon
12 Palacios
14 Modric
3 Bale
11 Van der Vaart22"66"
18 Defoe
Substitutes
23 Cudicini
8 Jenas
9 Pavlyuchenko
15 Crouch
19 Bassong
21 Kranjcar
22 Corluka

Possession Stats

48%
52%

Form Guide - Barclays Premier League

Aston Villa

L D W L W W L L

Tottenham Hotspur

D L W D L L W W
Head to Head
Tottenham
2-1
Aston Villa 02-Oct-2010
Tottenham
0-0
Aston Villa 06-Feb-2010
Aston Villa
1-1
Tottenham 28-Nov-2009
Aston Villa
1-2
Tottenham 15-Mar-2009
Tottenham
1-2
Aston Villa 15-Sep-2008
Aston Villa
2-1
Tottenham 01-Jan-2008


Live Text Commentary
Full time
 

The referee brings the game to a close.

94:50 +4.5
 

Unfair challenge on Jermaine Jenas by Marc Albrighton results in a free kick. Michael Dawson takes the direct free kick.

94:18 +4.18
 

Robert Pires sends in a cross, Peter Crouch manages to make a clearance.

94:11 +4.11
 

The ball is swung over by Stewart Downing, blocked by Benoit Assou-Ekotto.

93:16 +3.16
Substitution
 

Vedran Corluka joins the action as a substitute, replacing Luka Modric.

92:47 +2.47
Yellow card
 

Booking for Heurelho Gomes.

92:13 +2.13
Yellow card
 

Luka Modric is shown a yellow card. Free kick awarded for an unfair challenge on Eric Lichaj by Luka Modric. Brad Friedel restarts play with the free kick. Effort from inside the six-yard box by Eric Lichaj goes wide right of the target.

91:11 +1.11
 

Stiliyan Petrov takes a shot. Heurelho Gomes makes a save.

89:47
 

Jermaine Jenas concedes a free kick for a foul on Robert Pires. Direct free kick taken by James Collins.

89:47
 

Jermaine Jenas gives away a free kick for an unfair challenge on Robert Pires. Free kick taken by James Collins.

89:00
 

The ball is sent over by Eric Lichaj.

89:00
 

The ball is crossed by Eric Lichaj.

87:49
Substitution
 

Jermaine Jenas on for Aaron Lennon.

87:03
Yellow card
 

Gabriel Agbonlahor booked. Aaron Lennon fouled by Marc Albrighton, the ref awards a free kick. Gareth Bale shoots direct from the free kick.

86:06
 

Wilson Palacios gives away a free kick for an unfair challenge on Robert Pires. Carlos Cuellar takes the direct free kick.

85:47
 

Stiliyan Petrov takes a shot from deep inside the box clearing the bar.

83:39
 

Corner taken right-footed by Marc Albrighton, save made by Heurelho Gomes. Stewart Downing takes a shot. Wilson Palacios gets a block in.

83:29
 

The ball is sent over by Stewart Downing, Michael Dawson makes a clearance.

83:18
 

Unfair challenge on Gabriel Agbonlahor by Younes Kaboul results in a free kick. Stewart Downing takes the free kick.

81:30
Goal
 

Marc Albrighton grabs a goal. Aston Villa 1-2 Tottenham.The ball is crossed by Marc Albrighton, Stephen Warnock provided the assist for the goal.

81:30
Goal
 

Marc Albrighton scores agoal from 35 yards to to the bottom right corner of the goal. Aston Villa 1-2 Tottenham.The assist for the goal came from Stephen Warnock.

81:00
 

Gabriel Agbonlahor sends in a cross, Eric Lichaj takes a shot. Benoit Assou-Ekotto gets a block in.

80:11
 

The assistant referee flags for offside against James Collins. Heurelho Gomes restarts play with the free kick.

79:17
 

Stewart Downing crosses the ball, clearance by Alan Hutton.

78:41
Yellow card
 

Alan Hutton is booked. Marc Albrighton fouled by Alan Hutton, the ref awards a free kick. The free kick is delivered right-footed by Stiliyan Petrov from left wing, Benoit Assou-Ekotto manages to make a clearance.

76:08
 

Eric Lichaj has an effort at goal from just inside the box that misses to the right of the target.

75:39
 

Gabriel Agbonlahor takes a shot. Save made by Heurelho Gomes. Corner taken right-footed by Marc Albrighton, save made by Heurelho Gomes.

75:05
 

Marc Albrighton sends in a cross, clearance made by Michael Dawson.

73:05
Substitution
 

Robert Pires comes on in place of Fabian Delph. Stiliyan Petrov takes a shot. Blocked by Luka Modric. Marc Albrighton produces a cross, clearance made by Michael Dawson. Free kick awarded for a foul by Rafael Van der Vaart on Fabian Delph. Rafael Van der Vaart leaves the field to be replaced by Peter Crouch. Stewart Downing crosses the ball in from the free kick, Luka Modric makes a clearance.

73:05
Substitution
 

Robert Pires is brought on as a substitute for Fabian Delph. Stiliyan Petrov takes a shot. Blocked by Luka Modric. Marc Albrighton sends in a cross, clearance made by Michael Dawson. Rafael Van der Vaart concedes a free kick for a foul on Fabian Delph. Rafael Van der Vaart leaves the field to be replaced by Peter Crouch. Free kick crossed left-footed by Stewart Downing, Peter Crouch makes a clearance.

72:21
 

Corner taken right-footed by Marc Albrighton from the left by-line to the near post, clearance made by Heurelho Gomes.

72:03
 

Stephen Warnock produces a cross, save by Heurelho Gomes. Marc Albrighton sends in a cross, blocked by Aaron Lennon. The ball is crossed by Marc Albrighton, clearance by Michael Dawson.

71:11
 

Gabriel Agbonlahor takes a shot. Comfortable save by Heurelho Gomes.

69:52
 

Luka Modric takes a shot. Blocked by James Collins.

69:14
 

Aaron Lennon takes a shot. James Collins gets a block in. Short corner taken by Rafael Van der Vaart.

68:04
 

The ball is delivered by Eric Lichaj, clearance made by Younes Kaboul.

66:52
Goal
 

Rafael Van der Vaart scores a goal from the edge of the penalty area to the bottom right corner of the goal. Aston Villa 0-2 Tottenham.Assist by Aaron Lennon.

65:19
 

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

64:14
 

Unfair challenge on Rafael Van der Vaart by Eric Lichaj results in a free kick. Rafael Van der Vaart takes the direct free kick.

62:48
 

The ball is sent over by Stewart Downing, Header from deep inside the area by Carlos Cuellar goes over the bar.

62:17
 

Nathan Delfouneso sends in a cross, save by Heurelho Gomes. Outswinging corner taken left-footed by Stewart Downing played to the near post, Gareth Bale makes a clearance.

60:59
 

Stephen Warnock sends in a cross, clearance made by Benoit Assou-Ekotto.

59:05
 

The ball is delivered by Nathan Delfouneso, Benoit Assou-Ekotto gets a block in. Marc Albrighton takes a outswinging corner to the near post, clearance by Gareth Bale.

57:44
 

Stewart Downing crosses the ball, Header by Carlos Cuellar from deep inside the penalty area misses to the left of the target.

57:16
 

Stewart Downing takes a outswinging corner from the left by-line to the near post, Michael Dawson manages to make a clearance. The ball is sent over by Marc Albrighton, Younes Kaboul manages to make a clearance.

57:11
 

Marc Albrighton crosses the ball, clearance by Alan Hutton.

56:08
 

Rafael Van der Vaart produces a left-footed shot from outside the penalty box and misses left.

55:34
 

Caution for Fabian Delph. Unfair challenge on Rafael Van der Vaart by Fabian Delph results in a free kick. Rafael Van der Vaart takes the direct free kick.

54:07
 

Fabian Delph produces a left-footed shot from just outside the penalty box that misses to the left of the goal. Unfair challenge on Benoit Assou-Ekotto by Marc Albrighton results in a free kick. Free kick taken by Younes Kaboul.

53:49
 

Fabian Delph produces a left-footed shot from just outside the box that goes wide left of the target. Marc Albrighton challenges Benoit Assou-Ekotto unfairly and gives away a free kick. Younes Kaboul restarts play with the free kick.

53:49
 

Fabian Delph produces a left-footed shot from just outside the box that goes wide left of the goal. Unfair challenge on Benoit Assou-Ekotto by Marc Albrighton results in a free kick. Younes Kaboul restarts play with the free kick.

53:32
 

A cross is delivered by Marc Albrighton. Stewart Downing crosses the ball, clearance by Wilson Palacios.

51:09
 

The referee blows for offside against Rafael Van der Vaart. Indirect free kick taken by Brad Friedel.

50:28
 

Gareth Bale delivers the ball, clearance by James Collins.

49:53
 

Nathan Delfouneso takes a shot. Save by Heurelho Gomes.

49:12
 

Unfair challenge on Stiliyan Petrov by Wilson Palacios results in a free kick. Fabian Delph takes the free kick.

48:29
 

Eric Lichaj sends in a cross, Carlos Cuellar takes a shot. Comfortable save by Heurelho Gomes.

48:23
 

The ball is swung over by Stephen Warnock, clearance by Younes Kaboul.

47:54
 

Outswinging corner taken right-footed by Marc Albrighton from the right by-line to the near post.

47:44
 

A cross is delivered by Marc Albrighton, Benoit Assou-Ekotto gets a block in.

46:30
 

Rafael Van der Vaart fouled by James Collins, the ref awards a free kick. Michael Dawson takes the free kick.

45:58
 

Stephen Warnock sends in a cross, clearance by Younes Kaboul.

45:01
Substitution
 

Stiliyan Petrov comes on in place of Jonathan Hogg.

42:46
 

Stephen Warnock delivers the ball, clearance by Michael Dawson.

41:55
 

Aaron Lennon produces a cross, clearance made by Carlos Cuellar.

41:38
 

Foul by Nathan Delfouneso on Alan Hutton, free kick awarded. Michael Dawson takes the direct free kick.

40:03
 

Nathan Delfouneso takes a shot from just outside the penalty area which clears the crossbar.

38:30
Substitution
 

Nathan Delfouneso joins the action as a substitute, replacing Emile Heskey.

38:16
 

Shot from outside the penalty box by Stewart Downing goes wide right of the goal.

37:31
 

The ball is crossed by Stewart Downing, clearance by Michael Dawson.

36:43
 

A cross is delivered by Stewart Downing.

36:09
 

Effort from the edge of the penalty box by Wilson Palacios goes wide of the right-hand upright.

36:09
 

Wilson Palacios has an effort at goal from just inside the box that misses to the right of the target.

34:27
 

The referee books Jonathan Hogg for unsporting behaviour. Foul by Jonathan Hogg on Luka Modric, free kick awarded. Heurelho Gomes takes the direct free kick.

33:04
 

Marc Albrighton gives away a free kick for an unfair challenge on Benoit Assou-Ekotto. Rafael Van der Vaart takes the free kick. Younes Kaboul takes a shot. Save made by Brad Friedel.

32:14
 

Foul by Wilson Palacios on Jonathan Hogg, free kick awarded. Carlos Cuellar restarts play with the free kick.

30:38
 

The ball is crossed by Stewart Downing, Effort from inside the area by Marc Albrighton misses to the left of the target.

30:19
 

A cross is delivered by Stewart Downing, save by Heurelho Gomes.

28:21
 

Centre by Gabriel Agbonlahor, Headed effort from inside the area by Emile Heskey misses to the right of the target.

26:48
 

Jermain Defoe sent off. Unfair challenge on James Collins by Jermain Defoe results in a free kick. Direct free kick taken by James Collins.

26:25
 

The ball is swung over by Marc Albrighton, Younes Kaboul makes a clearance.

25:48
 

Michael Dawson gives away a free kick for an unfair challenge on Emile Heskey. James Collins delivers the ball from the free kick right-footed from left channel, Younes Kaboul makes a clearance.

24:12
 

Foul by Stephen Warnock on Aaron Lennon, free kick awarded. Rafael Van der Vaart delivers the ball from the free kick left-footed from right channel, clearance made by James Collins. Outswinging corner taken by Rafael Van der Vaart, save made by Brad Friedel.

22:53
Goal
 

Rafael Van der Vaart finds the back of the net with a goal from inside the six-yard box to the bottom right corner of the goal. Aston Villa 0-1 Tottenham.Alan Hutton provided the assist for the goal.

21:35
 

A cross is delivered by Aaron Lennon, Rafael Van der Vaart produces a left-footed shot from the edge of the area and misses to the left of the goal.

21:05
 

Marc Albrighton takes a shot. Save made by Heurelho Gomes.

20:31
 

The ball is sent over by Younes Kaboul, Stewart Downing makes a clearance.

18:54
 

The ball is swung over by Fabian Delph. The ball is delivered by Stewart Downing, clearance made by Younes Kaboul.

18:35
 

Stewart Downing delivers the ball.

18:01
 

Corner taken left-footed by Stewart Downing to the near post, save by Heurelho Gomes. The ball is sent over by Stewart Downing, clearance by Younes Kaboul.

17:34
 

Gabriel Agbonlahor takes a shot. Save made by Heurelho Gomes. Gabriel Agbonlahor takes a shot. Heurelho Gomes makes a save.

14:07
 

Stewart Downing takes a shot. Save by Heurelho Gomes. Eric Lichaj challenges Gareth Bale unfairly and gives away a free kick. Free kick crossed by Rafael Van der Vaart.

12:51
 

Centre by Marc Albrighton, Benoit Assou-Ekotto gets a block in. The ball is swung over by Marc Albrighton, Younes Kaboul makes a clearance.

12:44
 

The ball is sent over by Stephen Warnock, clearance by Michael Dawson.

10:53
 

Corner taken left-footed by Rafael Van der Vaart from the right by-line, Luka Modric takes a shot. Blocked by James Collins.

10:34
 

Jermain Defoe takes a shot. Carlos Cuellar gets a block in.

9:54
 

The ball is crossed by Gareth Bale.

8:28
 

A cross is delivered by Marc Albrighton, save by Heurelho Gomes.

6:34
 

Jonathan Hogg challenges Rafael Van der Vaart unfairly and gives away a free kick. A cross is delivered by Rafael Van der Vaart, Header from deep inside the area by Gareth Bale goes over the bar.

3:46
 

Jermain Defoe takes a shot. Brad Friedel makes a save.

2:05
 

Free kick awarded for an unfair challenge on Wilson Palacios by Marc Albrighton. Free kick taken by Benoit Assou-Ekotto.

1:28
 

Gabriel Agbonlahor produces a header from the edge of the box and misses to the right of the target.

:57
 

Marc Albrighton takes a shot. Save by Heurelho Gomes. Marc Albrighton takes a shot. Benoit Assou-Ekotto gets a block in.

:26
 

Younes Kaboul gives away a free kick for an unfair challenge on Gabriel Agbonlahor. Eric Lichaj takes the direct free kick.

Kick off
 

The referee gets the game started.

Half time
 

The match has reached half-time.

Barclays Premier League table

Pos Team Pld GD Pts
1 Arsenal 0 0 0
2 Aston Villa 0 0 0
3 Bournemouth 0 0 0
4 Chelsea 0 0 0
5 Crystal Palace 0 0 0
6 Everton 0 0 0
7 Leicester 0 0 0
8 Liverpool 0 0 0
9 Man City 0 0 0
10 Man Utd 0 0 0

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