• Capital One Cup
  • Date: Tue 28 August 2012
  • Kick-off: 19:45
  • Venue: Villa Park
Aston Villa

Aston Villa

Delph 37"

Herd 65"

Bent 80"

3 - 0

Aston Villa vs Tranmere Rovers


Team Lineups

Aston Villa

22 Guzan
30 Lichaj
34 Lowton
32 Baker
29 Stevens
31 Herd65"
16 Delph37"
25 Bannan
7 Ireland
26 Weimann
9 Bent80"
Substitutes
1 Given
10 N'Zogbia
14 Holman
23 Delfouneso
35 Johnson
36 Burke
37 Williams

Tranmere Rovers

1 Fon Williams
2 Holmes
4 Taylor
21 Gibson
14 Bakayogo
7 Thompson
8 Wallace
6 Palmer
10 Robinson
9 Cassidy
26 Akpa Akpro
Substitutes
33 Mooney
12 Harrison
15 Kirby
16 Stockton
17 Power
19 Kay
22 Bell-Baggie

Possession Stats

48%
52%

Form Guide - Capital One Cup

Aston Villa

W W L W W L L W

Tranmere Rovers

L W L W D L L


Live Text Commentary
90:17 +0.17
 

James Wallace fouled by Graham Burke, the ref awards a free kick. James Wallace takes the direct free kick.

89:41
 

Free kick awarded for an unfair challenge on Jake Cassidy by Fabian Delph. Danny Holmes restarts play with the free kick.

87:55
 

The ball is crossed by Barry Bannan, Headed effort from inside the area by Darren Bent misses to the left of the target. Free kick awarded for a foul by Jake Cassidy on Nathan Baker. Free kick taken by Barry Bannan.

87:15
 

Barry Bannan decides to take the corner short.

86:19
 

Stephen Ireland is caught offside. Free kick taken by Owain Fon Williams.

84:31
Yellow card
 

Abdulai Bell-Baggie fouled by Barry Bannan, the ref awards a free kick. Barry Bannan is shown a yellow card. Danny Holmes takes the direct free kick.

83:44
 

Danny Holmes gives away a free kick for an unfair challenge on Stephen Ireland. Danny Holmes goes into the book. Free kick taken by Fabian Delph.

80:38
Goal
 

Darren Bent finds the net with a goal from close range to the top right corner of the goal. Aston Villa 3-0 Tranmere.Brett Holman provided the assist for the goal.

78:57
 

The assistant referee signals for offside against Jean-Louis Akpa Akpro. Direct free kick taken by Barry Bannan.

77:45
 

Danny Harrison has an effort at goal from a long way out that goes wide left.

76:49
Yellow card
 

Free kick awarded for an unfair challenge on Abdulai Bell-Baggie by Fabian Delph. Fabian Delph is given a yellow card. Danny Holmes takes the free kick.

75:32
Substitution
 

Danny Harrison joins the action as a substitute, replacing Andy Robinson. Graham Burke joins the action as a substitute, replacing Chris Herd.

74:35
 

Shot by Stephen Ireland from 30 yards. Owain Fon Williams makes a save.

73:33
 

Andy Robinson takes a shot. Save made by Bradley Guzan.

72:24
 

Outswinging corner taken by Barry Bannan, clearance by Ben Gibson.

70:06
Substitution
 

Charles N'Zogbia comes on in place of Andreas Weimann.

66:37
Substitution
 

Brett Holman joins the action as a substitute, replacing Enda Stevens. (Tranmere) makes a substitution, with Abdulai Bell-Baggie coming on for Joe Thompson.

65:11
Goal
 

A goal is scored by Chris Herd from inside the six-yard box low into the middle of the goal. Aston Villa 2-0 Tranmere.Assist by Stephen Ireland.

64:38
Substitution
 

Ash Taylor leaves the field to be replaced by Michael Kay.

63:49
 

A cross is delivered by Eric Lichaj, Andreas Weimann has a header from deep inside the six-yard box and clears the crossbar.

61:33
 

Corner taken by Barry Bannan from the left by-line, Header by Nathan Baker from deep inside the penalty area misses to the left of the goal.

61:02
 

Andreas Weimann takes a shot. Save by Owain Fon Williams.

58:55
 

Shot from just outside the box by Andy Robinson goes over the target. The ball is sent over by Jake Cassidy.

58:22
 

Joe Thompson delivers the ball.

56:27
 

Corner from right by-line taken by Barry Bannan.

55:00
 

The ball is sent over by Danny Holmes, clearance by Fabian Delph.

54:15
 

Jean-Louis Akpa Akpro fouled by Chris Herd, the ref awards a free kick. Ben Gibson takes the free kick.

51:46
 

Effort from long distance by Barry Bannan goes wide of the right-hand upright.

50:21
 

Effort from a long way out by Danny Holmes goes wide right of the goal.

49:33
 

Chris Herd produces a cross.

48:38
 

The ball is delivered by Andy Robinson.

42:55
 

Joe Thompson is caught offside. Nathan Baker restarts play with the free kick.

41:28
 

The ball is sent over by Jean-Louis Akpa Akpro, Shot by Andy Robinson from deep inside the penalty area misses wide to the left of the target.

39:58
 

Effort on goal by Stephen Ireland from just inside the area clears the bar.

37:31
Goal
 

Fabian Delph gets on the score sheet with a goal from close range low into the middle of the goal. Aston Villa 1-0 Tranmere.Assist by Enda Stevens.

36:01
 

The assistant referee flags for offside against Stephen Ireland. Direct free kick taken by Owain Fon Williams.

35:24
 

Jean-Louis Akpa Akpro is caught offside. Eric Lichaj restarts play with the free kick.

34:35
 

Darren Bent takes a shot. Save by Owain Fon Williams.

32:07
 

Jean-Louis Akpa Akpro takes a shot. Save made by Bradley Guzan.

30:56
 

James Wallace takes a shot. Bradley Guzan makes a comfortable save.

29:18
 

Nathan Baker concedes a free kick for a foul on Jean-Louis Akpa Akpro. Andy Robinson restarts play with the free kick.

27:09
Yellow card
 

Unfair challenge on Darren Bent by Ash Taylor results in a free kick. Ash Taylor booked for unsporting behaviour. Strike on goal comes in from Barry Bannan from the free kick,

24:23
 

Eric Lichaj crosses the ball.

23:17
 

Corner taken by Andy Robinson from the right by-line played to the near post, clearance made by Darren Bent.

21:40
 

Andreas Weimann concedes a free kick for a foul on Ben Gibson. Owain Fon Williams takes the free kick.

17:49
 

Joe Thompson handles the ball and concedes a free kick. Free kick crossed by Barry Bannan, free kick awarded for an unfair challenge on Ben Gibson by Nathan Baker. Direct free kick taken by Owain Fon Williams.

16:44
 

Chris Herd takes a shot. Save made by Owain Fon Williams.

14:55
 

The assistant referee signals for offside against Jake Cassidy. Free kick taken by Eric Lichaj.

12:53
 

Barry Bannan produces a left-footed shot from long range which goes wide right of the goal.

10:48
 

The assistant referee flags for offside against Zoumana Bakayogo. Direct free kick taken by Bradley Guzan.

10:33
 

Ben Gibson is ruled offside. Bradley Guzan takes the direct free kick.

9:39
 

Inswinging corner taken by Andy Robinson, save by Bradley Guzan.

6:14
 

Unfair challenge on James Wallace by Eric Lichaj results in a free kick. Direct free kick taken by Ash Taylor.

5:15
 

Free kick awarded for an unfair challenge on Enda Stevens by Danny Holmes. Free kick taken by Barry Bannan.

4:15
 

The ball is crossed by Zoumana Bakayogo.

3:50
 

The ball is sent over by Andy Robinson, Nathan Baker makes a clearance.

3:23
 

The ball is delivered by Chris Herd.

1:13
 

The referee blows for offside against Darren Bent. Owain Fon Williams takes the free kick.