Writer: Mike Field
Date:Monday April 14 2008
Stiliyan Petrov has spoken of his delight at the 6-0 scoreline in our last match, and he believes it shows how professional Villa are given Derby's position.
Derby had made a bright start to the match, given the fact they had nothing to lose really but Villa took control of the game, ran it and finished them off in a way we have failed to finish off teams before.
Speaking on the official site today, Petrov said:
'We're delighted with the win. I think we needed the right preparation and we have to give credit to Derby - they're looking to end the season with some victories.
'So we knew it was going to be a hard game and we made a shaky start in the first 15 minutes. But as soon as we scored the first goal we started to play well and we scored a few more.
'We played really well. The last two games have been very good - the passing and the movement. We're creating chances and scoring them.'
The last two games have certainly been delightful to watch. The natural cycnic in me wishes we could have swopped a couple of the those goals though and given ourselves a few victories in other matches - but with the team now starting to recognise the need to kill teams off you just hope that travels through to the remaining games and then next season.
'We've been watching Derby and they've just been losing games 1-0. They can give you a lot of trouble if you're not up for it. We needed to be up for it and we were.
'We scored six and we could have scored even more. We created and we looked dangerous going forward. We worked hard and we got the rewards.
'We're still chasing Everton and Birmingham City got a great result against them. We'll just try to keep winning as we try to get that place in Europe.'
Date:Monday April 14 2008
Something For The Weekend (270) (Friday October 31 2014)
Tonev Gets Seven Match Ban (Friday October 31 2014)
Steer Returns & Disappears To Yeovil (Friday October 31 2014)
The Villa Times - 31/10/2014 (Friday October 31 2014)
AVFC - This Season v Last Season (9 Games) (Friday October 31 2014)
Villa Injury Update Ahead Of Spurs Clash (Friday October 31 2014)
Lambert Wants Villa To Put On A Show?! (Friday October 31 2014)
Lambert Out? Or Go Again? (Wednesday October 29 2014)
U21s Gain Wolves Victory (Wednesday October 29 2014)
Lambert Out Petition (Tuesday October 28 2014)
|2.||Pride of Lions||862|
|10.||Villan Of The North||195|
|Aston Villa||0||-||2||Man City|
|15. Aston Villa||9||3||1||5||-10||10|
|16. Crystal Palace||9||2||3||4||-3||9|
|17. Leicester City||9||2||3||4||-4||9|
|Chelsea v QPR - Match Preview
» Q.P.R. : 31/10/2014 17:23:00
|Vital Preview: Newcastle United vs. Liverpool
» Liverpool : 31/10/2014 17:12:00
|Something For The Weekend (270)
» Aston Villa : 31/10/2014 16:57:00
|Lee Loaned To Southend
» West Ham : 31/10/2014 16:56:00
|Liverpool: The View From St James' Park
» Liverpool : 31/10/2014 16:55:00