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Aston Villa 3 Blackburn Rovers 1 Match Centre

Saturday, 20th August 2011

Barclays Premier League Kick Off: 15:00 Venue: Villa Park Attendance: 32,319
Click for Aston Villa squad list Aston Villa
Agbonlahor 12
Heskey 25
Bent 67
3 - 1 Blackburn R.
Pedersen 52
Click for Blackburn Rovers squad list
Match Finished
Time   Comments
-   Lineups are announced and players are warming up.
- mc-whistle Match ends, Aston Villa 3, Blackburn Rovers 1.
90+5 mc-whistle Second Half ends, Aston Villa 3, Blackburn Rovers 1.
90+3   Attempt missed. Martin Olsson (Blackburn Rovers) left footed shot from outside the box is just a bit too high from a direct free kick.
90+2   Foul by Barry Bannan (Aston Villa).
-   First Half begins.
90+2   Radosav Petrovic (Blackburn Rovers) wins a free kick in the attacking half.
90+1   Attempt missed. Mauro Formica (Blackburn Rovers) right footed shot from outside the box is too high. Assisted by David Hoilett.
90   Attempt blocked. Ryan Nelsen (Blackburn Rovers) left footed shot from the left side of the box is blocked. Assisted by Mauro Formica with a cross.
89   Corner, Blackburn Rovers. Conceded by Richard Dunne.
84   Delay over. They are ready to continue.
84   Delay in match David Dunn (Blackburn Rovers) because of an injury.
83   Corner, Aston Villa. Conceded by Paul Robinson.
82   Corner, Aston Villa. Conceded by Paul Robinson.
82   Attempt missed. Radosav Petrovic (Blackburn Rovers) right footed shot from outside the box is too high. Assisted by David Hoilett.
81   Offside, Blackburn Rovers. David Goodwillie tries a through ball, but Míchel Salgado is caught offside.
80   Attempt blocked. David Dunn (Blackburn Rovers) right footed shot from outside the box is blocked.
80 mc-yellow Stilian Petrov (Aston Villa) is shown the yellow card for a bad foul.
80   Foul by Stilian Petrov (Aston Villa).
80   Mauro Formica (Blackburn Rovers) wins a free kick in the attacking half.
76   Barry Bannan (Aston Villa) wins a free kick on the left wing.
76   Foul by Grant Hanley (Blackburn Rovers).
75   Substitution, Blackburn Rovers. Radosav Petrovic replaces Morten Gamst Pedersen.
75   Substitution, Blackburn Rovers. Mauro Formica replaces Jason Roberts.
74   Ciaran Clark (Aston Villa) wins a free kick in the defensive half.
74   Foul by David Goodwillie (Blackburn Rovers).
72   Attempt missed. Barry Bannan (Aston Villa) left footed shot from outside the box is too high. Assisted by Charles N'Zogbia following a fast break.
71   Foul by Ciaran Clark (Aston Villa).
71   Morten Gamst Pedersen (Blackburn Rovers) wins a free kick in the defensive half.
71   Corner, Aston Villa. Conceded by Ryan Nelsen.
70   Ciaran Clark (Aston Villa) wins a free kick on the left wing.
70   Foul by Steven N'Zonzi (Blackburn Rovers).
67 mc-goal Goal! Aston Villa 3, Blackburn Rovers 1. Darren Bent (Aston Villa) left footed shot from the centre of the box to the high centre of the goal.
67   Attempt blocked. Stilian Petrov (Aston Villa) right footed shot from outside the box is blocked. Assisted by Barry Bannan.
66   Substitution, Aston Villa. Barry Bannan replaces Emile Heskey.
66   Fabian Delph (Aston Villa) wins a free kick in the defensive half.
66   Foul by Jason Roberts (Blackburn Rovers).
63   Attempt missed. Marc Albrighton (Aston Villa) right footed shot from outside the box is close, but misses to the left.
62   Fabian Delph (Aston Villa) wins a free kick in the attacking half.
62   Foul by David Dunn (Blackburn Rovers).
58 mc-yellow Fabian Delph (Aston Villa) is shown the yellow card for a bad foul.
58   Foul by Fabian Delph (Aston Villa).
58   Morten Gamst Pedersen (Blackburn Rovers) wins a free kick in the defensive half.
57   Stephen Warnock (Aston Villa) wins a free kick in the defensive half.
57   Foul by David Hoilett (Blackburn Rovers).
56   Substitution, Aston Villa. Ciaran Clark replaces Luke Young because of an injury.
55 mc-yellow Emile Heskey (Aston Villa) is shown the yellow card for a bad foul.
55   Foul by Emile Heskey (Aston Villa).
55   David Hoilett (Blackburn Rovers) wins a free kick in the attacking half.
54   Stilian Petrov (Aston Villa) wins a free kick on the right wing.
54   Foul by Martin Olsson (Blackburn Rovers).
53   Marc Albrighton (Aston Villa) wins a free kick on the right wing.
53   Foul by David Hoilett (Blackburn Rovers).
52 mc-goal Goal! Aston Villa 2, Blackburn Rovers 1. Morten Gamst Pedersen (Blackburn Rovers) header from very close range to the top right corner. Assisted by David Hoilett with a cross.
49   Corner, Blackburn Rovers. Conceded by Luke Young.
49   Attempt blocked. David Dunn (Blackburn Rovers) right footed shot from outside the box is blocked.
48   Delay over. They are ready to continue.
48   Delay in match Stephen Warnock (Aston Villa) because of an injury.
46   Foul by Darren Bent (Aston Villa).
46   Ryan Nelsen (Blackburn Rovers) wins a free kick in the defensive half.
-   Second Half begins Aston Villa 2, Blackburn Rovers 0.
45   Substitution, Aston Villa. Marc Albrighton replaces Gabriel Agbonlahor because of an injury.
45+3 mc-whistle First Half ends, Aston Villa 2, Blackburn Rovers 0.
44   Corner, Blackburn Rovers. Conceded by Emile Heskey.
42   Delay over. They are ready to continue.
42   Delay in match (Aston Villa).
41   Stilian Petrov (Aston Villa) wins a free kick in the defensive half.
41   Foul by David Dunn (Blackburn Rovers).
41   Attempt missed. David Dunn (Blackburn Rovers) right footed shot from outside the box misses to the left.
39   Foul by Gabriel Agbonlahor (Aston Villa).
39   Paul Robinson (Blackburn Rovers) wins a free kick in the defensive half.
39   Attempt missed. Gabriel Agbonlahor (Aston Villa) header from the left side of the six yard box misses to the left. Assisted by Luke Young with a cross.
35   Fabian Delph (Aston Villa) wins a free kick in the attacking half.
35   Foul by David Dunn (Blackburn Rovers).
33   Charles N'Zogbia (Aston Villa) wins a free kick in the defensive half.
33   Foul by Steven N'Zonzi (Blackburn Rovers).
32   Attempt missed. Jason Roberts (Blackburn Rovers) header from the centre of the box misses to the left. Assisted by David Dunn with a cross.
30   Attempt saved. David Dunn (Blackburn Rovers) right footed shot from outside the box is saved in the centre of the goal. Assisted by Míchel Salgado.
25 mc-goal Goal! Aston Villa 2, Blackburn Rovers 0. Emile Heskey (Aston Villa) right footed shot from outside the box to the bottom right corner. Assisted by Gabriel Agbonlahor.
24   Offside, Blackburn Rovers. Steven N'Zonzi tries a through ball, but Jason Roberts is caught offside.
23   Shay Given (Aston Villa) wins a free kick in the defensive half.
23   Foul by Jason Roberts (Blackburn Rovers).
23   Corner, Blackburn Rovers. Conceded by Stephen Warnock.
23   Attempt blocked. Steven N'Zonzi (Blackburn Rovers) left footed shot from the centre of the box is blocked.
21   Attempt saved. Gabriel Agbonlahor (Aston Villa) right footed shot from outside the box is saved in the bottom right corner. Assisted by Emile Heskey.
21   Attempt saved. Darren Bent (Aston Villa) header from the centre of the box is saved in the bottom right corner. Assisted by Stilian Petrov.
19   Attempt missed. David Goodwillie (Blackburn Rovers) right footed shot from the right side of the box is just a bit too high. Assisted by Morten Gamst Pedersen with a headed pass.
19   Fabian Delph (Aston Villa) wins a free kick in the defensive half.
19   Foul by David Dunn (Blackburn Rovers).
15   Dangerous play by James Collins (Aston Villa).
15   David Dunn (Blackburn Rovers) wins a free kick in the defensive half.
14   Corner, Aston Villa. Conceded by Grant Hanley.
12 mc-goal Goal! Aston Villa 1, Blackburn Rovers 0. Gabriel Agbonlahor (Aston Villa) right footed shot from the left side of the box to the top right corner. Assisted by Darren Bent.
10   Attempt missed. Richard Dunne (Aston Villa) right footed shot from the centre of the box is too high. Assisted by Charles N'Zogbia with a cross following a corner.
9   Corner, Aston Villa. Conceded by Míchel Salgado.
7   Offside, Blackburn Rovers. David Goodwillie tries a through ball, but Martin Olsson is caught offside.
5   Offside, Aston Villa. Luke Young tries a through ball, but Darren Bent is caught offside.
3   Offside, Blackburn Rovers. David Hoilett tries a through ball, but David Goodwillie is caught offside.
2   Martin Olsson (Blackburn Rovers) wins a free kick on the left wing.
2   Foul by Luke Young (Aston Villa).
-   First Half begins.
-   Lineups are announced and players are warming up.
Starting line-ups
1 Shay Given
3 Stephen Warnock
6 James Collins
5 Richard Dunne
2 Luke Young (Clark 56)
10 Charles N'Zogbia
19 Stilian Petrov
16 Fabian Delph
11 Gabriel Agbonlahor (Albrighton 45)
9 Darren Bent
18 Emile Heskey (Bannan 66)
Substitutes
22 Bradley Guzan
21 Ciaran Clark (Young 56)
12 Marc Albrighton (Agbonlahor 45)
7 Stephen Ireland
14 Nathan Delfouneso
17 Jean Makoun
25 Barry Bannan (Heskey 66)
Starting line-ups
1 Paul Robinson
6 Ryan Nelsen
31 Grant Hanley
3 Martin Olsson
2 Míchel Salgado
23 David Hoilett
15 Steven Nzonzi
12 Morten Gamst Pedersen (Petrovic 75)
8 David Dunn
25 David Goodwillie
30 Jason Roberts (Formica 75)
Substitutes
14 Radosav Petrovic (Pedersen 75)
20 Ruben Rochina
32 Bruno Ribeiro
22 Nick Blackman
13 Mark Bunn
10 Mauro Formica (Roberts 75)
35 Jason Lowe

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