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  • Date:24 Apr 2012
  • Kick-off:19:45
  • Venue:Villa Park
  • Attendance:32,263
  • Warnock (60)
  • Petrov - pen (62)
    Petrov - pen (61) Ngog (62)
Goal!

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94:12 +4.12

Effort from outside the penalty box by Barry Bannan goes wide right of the goal.

93:54 +3.54

Unfair challenge on Alan Hutton by Mark Davies results in a free kick. Shay Given takes the indirect free kick.

91:39 +1.39

Barry Bannan takes a outswinging corner from the left by-line to the near post, Gabriel Agbonlahor has a headed effort at goal from deep inside the area missing to the left of the target.

91:15 +1.15

The ball is delivered by Barry Bannan, Mark Davies manages to make a clearance.

90:20 +0.20

Eric Lichaj goes into the referee's book.

89:54

Marcos Alonso takes a short corner.

89:44

The ball is delivered by Marcos Alonso, Charles N'Zogbia gets a block in.

88:47

Short corner worked by Marcos Alonso.

87:35

Nathan Delfouneso joins the action as a substitute, replacing Chris Herd.

85:28

Marcos Alonso is brought on as a substitute for Chris Eagles.

84:10

The ball is delivered by Charles N'Zogbia.

83:44

Gabriel Agbonlahor crosses the ball, Tim Ream makes a clearance.

83:22

Chris Eagles sends in a cross, Nathan Baker manages to make a clearance.

82:43

Chris Eagles delivers the ball.

80:50

Corner taken by Barry Bannan from the right by-line to the near post, Gretar Rafn Steinsson makes a clearance.

80:18

Stephen Warnock fouled by Mark Davies, the ref awards a free kick. Free kick crossed left-footed by Barry Bannan from left channel, David Wheater manages to make a clearance.

79:45

Corner taken by Barry Bannan played to the near post, David Wheater manages to make a clearance.

79:40

The ball is swung over by Charles N'Zogbia, Gretar Rafn Steinsson makes a clearance.

77:44

Carlos Cuellar concedes a free kick for a foul on Kevin Davies. Tim Ream takes the indirect free kick.

76:06

Barry Bannan replaces Marc Albrighton.

74:09

Gretar Rafn Steinsson is flagged offside by the assistant referee. Shay Given restarts play with the free kick.

73:08

Free kick awarded for an unfair challenge on Alan Hutton by Kevin Davies. Alan Hutton crosses the ball from the free kick right-footed from right wing, clearance by David Wheater.

72:26

Tim Ream is booked.

72:15

Charles N'Zogbia takes a shot from just inside the penalty box which clears the crossbar.

71:11

Ivan Klasnic is brought on as a substitute for David Ngog.

69:43

Samuel Ricketts concedes a free kick for a foul on Charles N'Zogbia. Gabriel Agbonlahor is brought on as a substitute for Emile Heskey. Stephen Warnock crosses the ball in from the free kick.

67:08

Mark Davies gives away a free kick for an unfair challenge on Emile Heskey. Stephen Warnock takes the direct free kick.

65:01

Corner taken left-footed by Martin Petrov.

64:48

Outswinging corner taken from the left by-line by Martin Petrov, Alan Hutton makes a clearance.

64:29

Martin Petrov produces a cross, Chris Eagles takes a shot. Chris Herd gets a block in.

63:01

A goal is scored by David Ngog from inside the penalty box low into the middle of the goal. Aston Villa 1-2 Bolton.Assist on the goal came from Chris Eagles.

61:27

Carlos Cuellar gives away a Penalty for an unfair challenge on Mark Davies. Penalty taken left-footed by Martin Petrov and scored. Aston Villa 1-1 Bolton.The assist for the goal came from Mark Davies.

60:15

The ball is sent over by Charles N'Zogbia, Stephen Warnock finds the back of the net with a goal from inside the box low into the middle of the goal. Aston Villa 1-0 Bolton.Charles N'Zogbia provided the assist for the goal.

59:47

Marc Albrighton fouled by David Ngog, the ref awards a free kick. Alan Hutton restarts play with the free kick.

58:51

Chris Eagles crosses the ball, save made by Shay Given.

58:13

Outswinging corner taken from the left by-line by Martin Petrov, clearance made by Emile Heskey.

56:32

Charles N'Zogbia takes a inswinging corner from the right by-line played to the near post.

56:27

Marc Albrighton crosses the ball, Samuel Ricketts manages to make a clearance.

55:00

Kevin Davies gives away a free kick for an unfair challenge on Alan Hutton. Indirect free kick taken by Stephen Warnock.

54:49

Samuel Ricketts takes a shot. Carlos Cuellar gets a block in.

53:49

Free kick awarded for an unfair challenge on Kevin Davies by Stephen Warnock. Chris Eagles produces a shot on goal direct from the free kick, Shay Given makes a save.

53:05

Marc Albrighton takes a inswinging corner from the left by-line to the near post, save by Adam Bogdan.

52:58

A cross is delivered by Charles N'Zogbia, Gretar Rafn Steinsson gets a block in.

52:52

Marc Albrighton produces a cross.

52:28

Chris Eagles takes a shot. Shay Given makes a save.

51:26

The ball is delivered by Stephen Warnock, Headed effort on goal by Carlos Cuellar from just inside the box goes harmlessly over the target.

50:49

Inswinging corner taken left-footed by Charles N'Zogbia from the right by-line.

49:58

Martin Petrov crosses the ball, Mark Davies takes a shot. Shay Given makes a save.

49:15

Emile Heskey is flagged offside by the assistant referee. Adam Bogdan takes the indirect free kick.

48:21

Free kick awarded for a foul by Mark Davies on Stephen Warnock. Shay Given takes the free kick.

46:24

Centre by Martin Petrov, Chris Herd gets a block in.

45:26 +0.26

Unfair challenge on Carlos Cuellar by David Ngog results in a free kick. Shay Given restarts play with the free kick.

45:01

Kevin Davies on for Ryo Miyaichi.

43:35

Emile Heskey fouled by David Wheater, the ref awards a free kick. Direct strike on goal from the free kick comes in from Charles N'Zogbia.

42:52

Chris Eagles takes a shot. Blocked by Marc Albrighton.

41:25

Free kick awarded for a foul by David Ngog on Chris Herd. Indirect free kick taken by Shay Given.

40:49

Free kick awarded for an unfair challenge on Tim Ream by Emile Heskey. Free kick taken by David Wheater.

40:08

Martin Petrov sends in a cross.

39:38

Chris Herd takes a shot. David Wheater gets a block in.

39:31

Marc Albrighton decides to take a short corner.

38:01

Stephen Warnock gives away a free kick for an unfair challenge on Martin Petrov. Free kick taken by Tim Ream.

36:56

Alan Hutton delivers the ball, Stephen Warnock takes a shot.

35:33

The ball is crossed by Charles N'Zogbia, Emile Heskey has a headed effort at goal from close in which goes wide left of the goal.

34:41

Foul by Samuel Ricketts on Marc Albrighton, free kick awarded. The referee cautions Samuel Ricketts for unsporting behaviour. Direct free kick taken by Carlos Cuellar.

33:45

Emile Heskey takes a shot. Save made by Adam Bogdan.

33:11

Andreas Weimann takes a shot. Save by Adam Bogdan.

32:37

A cross is delivered by Charles N'Zogbia, clearance by Tim Ream.

31:36

Ryo Miyaichi takes a shot. Shay Given makes a comfortable save.

29:50

Foul by Eric Lichaj on Ryo Miyaichi, free kick awarded. Martin Petrov crosses the ball in from the free kick, clearance made by Eric Lichaj.

28:42

Chris Eagles fouled by Stephen Warnock, the ref awards a free kick. Tim Ream restarts play with the free kick.

28:16

Emile Heskey is ruled offside. Adam Bogdan restarts play with the free kick.

27:01

Andreas Weimann is flagged offside by the assistant referee. Indirect free kick taken by Adam Bogdan.

26:36

Free kick awarded for a foul by Chris Eagles on Eric Lichaj. Free kick taken by Shay Given.

26:00

The referee blows for offside against Ryo Miyaichi. Free kick taken by Shay Given.

23:29

Martin Petrov takes a shot. Blocked by Carlos Cuellar.

22:27

Andreas Weimann is flagged offside by the assistant referee. Free kick taken by David Wheater.

21:36

Shot by Emile Heskey. Save made by Adam Bogdan.

21:25

A cross is delivered by Andreas Weimann, Gretar Rafn Steinsson makes a clearance.

21:08

Chris Eagles gives away a free kick for an unfair challenge on Stephen Warnock. Direct free kick taken by Stephen Warnock.

20:38

Emile Heskey is ruled offside. Adam Bogdan takes the indirect free kick.

20:06

Marc Albrighton crosses the ball.

19:52

Charles N'Zogbia takes a shot. Tim Ream gets a block in.

19:05

Outswinging corner taken by Ryo Miyaichi, clearance by Eric Lichaj. Ryo Miyaichi produces a cross, Marc Albrighton manages to make a clearance.

17:41

Shot from long distance by Chris Eagles goes over the bar.

17:12

The assistant referee signals for offside against Martin Petrov. Shay Given restarts play with the free kick.

16:31

Free kick awarded for an unfair challenge on Mark Davies by Chris Herd. Indirect free kick taken by Adam Bogdan.

14:31

Mark Davies takes a shot. Blocked by Carlos Cuellar.

14:26

Ryo Miyaichi delivers the ball, Alan Hutton makes a clearance.

14:06

David Ngog takes a shot. Blocked by Carlos Cuellar.

13:04

Charles N'Zogbia takes a inswinging corner from the right by-line to the near post, Nathan Baker produces a header from inside the area that goes over the bar.

12:55

The ball is swung over by Marc Albrighton, Tim Ream makes a clearance.

12:04

The ball is sent over by Chris Herd.

9:50

Free kick awarded for an unfair challenge on Charles N'Zogbia by David Ngog. Free kick crossed by Charles N'Zogbia.

6:51

Andreas Weimann is ruled offside. Indirect free kick taken by Adam Bogdan.

6:27

The ball is swung over by Ryo Miyaichi, Shay Given makes a comfortable save.

5:36

Stephen Warnock challenges Ryo Miyaichi unfairly and gives away a free kick. Gretar Rafn Steinsson restarts play with the free kick.

5:15

The ball is swung over by Chris Herd, Martin Petrov manages to make a clearance.

3:24

A cross is delivered by Charles N'Zogbia, Header from deep inside the penalty area by Andreas Weimann goes harmlessly over the crossbar.

2:20

Foul by Mark Davies on Chris Herd, free kick awarded. Shay Given takes the free kick.

1:48

Emile Heskey produces a left-footed shot from inside the area that clears the bar.

0:31

Inswinging corner taken from the right by-line by Charles N'Zogbia, Chris Herd produces a header from deep inside the six-yard box that clears the crossbar.

0:21

Marc Albrighton crosses the ball, blocked by Samuel Ricketts.

Match Preview

McLeish demands improved home form Alex McLeish has challenged Aston Villa to improve their "rotten" home record and develop a ruthless streak ahead of the Barclays Premier League clash with fellow strugglers Bolton. Villa have chalked up just four wins in front of their own fans this season - in addition to six draws - and lie only five points above the bottom three. McLeish has seen Villa surrender the advantage in several of those games and knows the significance of achieving a positive result against Owen Coyle's side. The Scot said: "Our record at home is rotten. It's not something we are proud of. "It's something that we can't do anything about now but we've got to do something about the next game. We've got to go all out to win it. "The stakes of the Barclays Premier League are enormous. "This next game is huge for us and Bolton and we've got to go for it - the players are totally committed and ready for the cause. "We've lost sucker equalisers in the last few minutes. These points become vital when you get to this stage of the season. "We've got to try and find that ruthless professionalism and resilience when we get to situations such as that." Villa central defender James Collins has been ruled out of with a groin injury. Right-back Alan Hutton is poised to return to the starting line-up with Carlos Cuellar switching into the centre of the defence to partner Nathan Baker. Villa will give a late fitness test to striker and current skipper Gabriel Agbonlahor, who suffered a shoulder setback against Sunderland. Meanwhile, Bolton manager Owen Coyle has told his side they must cash in their games in hand to avoid following Wolves into the npower Championship. Wolves became the first side to lose their Barclays Premier League status after going down 2-0 to Manchester City on Sunday, and the emotional scenes that accompanied their relegation will have weighed heavily on the teams still battling the drop. Bolton are currently second bottom and four points from safety, but they have five games still to play, while Blackburn, Wigan and QPR all have just three more fixtures. Villa, who are also not clear of danger in 15th, are first up and Coyle knows it is now or never time. "Wolves are a fantastic club but sometimes things go against you for whatever reason," he said. "Nobody wants to see what happened to Wolves happen to their own club and if that's an added incentive for us then all well and good. "For our own part, we have to make sure we are ready to give five big performances and pick up enough points to stay in the league. "Everyone knows it is the business end of the season. We have five games as opposed to everyone else's three but one or two of them have picked up points to get them in the bag (already). "There are six points available from the games in hand. If you told me we'd get six points from those games, you'd do somersaults to get them. We'd have loved to have those points in the bag, but we have the opportunity and we have to maximise that opportunity. "The bottom line is that we decide our own fate." Coyle is sweating over the fitness of Mark Davies as he desperately attempts to keep his threadbare midfield functioning. A horrendous run of problems - starting in pre-season when Lee Chung-yong and Stuart Holden suffered long-term injuries and including Fabrice Muamba's cardiac arrest on the field against Tottenham - have left Bolton desperately short in the engine room. Davies sustained a knock against Swansea and did not train on Monday, but Coyle is hoping he can take on Villa. If not, 18-year-old Josh Vela could be pressed into action after making a late debut last time out.

Formation:433Manager: Alex McLeish

Aston Villa

Formation: 442Manager: Owen Coyle

Bolton

  • Shay Given
  • Alan Hutton
  • Carlos Cuellar
  • Nathan Baker
  • Eric Lichaj
  • Marc Albrighton
  • Chris Herd
  • Stephen Warnock
  • Charles N'Zogbia
  • Emile Heskey
  • Andreas Weimann
  • SUBS
  • Bradley Guzan
  • Gabriel Agbonlahor
  • Nathan Delfouneso
  • Ciaran Clark
  • Barry Bannan
  • Gary Gardner
  • Samir Carruthers

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Form Guide

    LLDDLD
  • Aston Villa
  • VS
  • Bolton
  • WWWLLD

Last Meetings

  • Bolton
  • 1 - 2
  • Aston Villa
  • 10/12/2011
  • Bolton
  • 3 - 2
  • Aston Villa
  • 05/03/2011
  • Aston Villa
  • 1 - 1
  • Bolton
  • 18/09/2010
  • Bolton
  • 0 - 1
  • Aston Villa
  • 03/04/2010
  • Aston Villa
  • 5 - 1
  • Bolton
  • 07/11/2009
  • Bolton
  • 1 - 1
  • Aston Villa
  • 25/04/2009

Top Scorers

Aston Villa

  • D Bent 7
  • G Agbonlahor 5
  • S Petrov 4
  • C N'Zogbia 2
  • M Albrighton 2
  • A Weimann 2
  • E Heskey 1
  • J Collins 1
  • R Dunne 1
  • S Warnock 1
  • S Ireland 1
  • C Herd 1
  • E Lichaj 1

Bolton

  • I Klasnic 7
  • C Eagles 4
  • KC Davies 3
  • M Davies 3
  • N Reo-Coker 2
  • D Wheater 2
  • D Ngog 2
  • G Steinsson 1
  • S Ricketts 1
  • D Pratley 1
  • F Muamba 1
  • D Boyata 1
  • M Alonso 1

Goals

Aston Villa

    • Total goals 83
    • Goals per game 35
  • 1 (For) 3 (Against) Period 0-10 mins
  • 4 (For) 8 (Against) Period 11-20 mins
  • 5 (For) 7 (Against) Period 21-30 mins
  • 4 (For) 3 (Against) Period 31-40 mins
  • 3 (For) 4 (Against) Period 41-50 mins
  • 4 (For) 6 (Against) Period 51-60 mins
  • 5 (For) 3 (Against) Period 61-70 mins
  • 3 (For) 5 (Against) Period 71-80 mins
  • 6 (For) 9 (Against) Period 81-90 mins

Bolton

    • Total goals 85
    • Goals per game 37
  • 4 (For) 4 (Against) Period 0-10 mins
  • 1 (For) 4 (Against) Period 11-20 mins
  • 6 (For) 6 (Against) Period 21-30 mins
  • 3 (For) 8 (Against) Period 31-40 mins
  • 4 (For) 12 (Against) Period 41-50 mins
  • 1 (For) 9 (Against) Period 51-60 mins
  • 8 (For) 7 (Against) Period 61-70 mins
  • 5 (For) 8 (Against) Period 71-80 mins
  • 5 (For) 8 (Against) Period 81-90 mins

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