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Arsenal 1 - Aston Villa 1

Emirates Stadium

19/08/2006

Attendance: 60 023

Referee:

Arsenal
1 - 1
Aston Villa
Silva (84)
 
Mellberg (53)
 
Venue: Emirates Stadium
 
Attendance: 60 023
The Teams
Jens Lehmann
 
 
 
Thomas Sorensen
 
 
Emmanuel Eboue
 
 
 
Aaron Hughes
 
 
Kolo Toure
 
 
 
Olof Mellberg
 
 
Johan Djourou
 
 
 
Liam Ridgewell
 
 
Justin Hoyte
 
 
80
 
Jlloyd Samuel
 
 
Alexander Hleb
 
 
 
Gabriel Agbonlahor
 
 
Francesc Fabregas
 
 
 
Gavin McCann
 
 
Gilberto Silva
 
 
 
Steven Davis
 
 
83
Fredrik Ljungberg
 
 
73
 
Gareth Barry
 
 
Emmanuel Adebayor
 
 
65
 
Juan Pablo Angel
 
 
90+
Thierry Henry
 
 
 
Luke Moore
 
 
89
Substitutes
Pascal Cygan
 
 
 
Eric Djemba-Djemba
 
 
89
Manuel Almunia
 
 
 
Stuart Taylor
 
 
Mathieu Flamini
 
 
80
 
Martin Laursen
 
 
90+
Theo Walcott
 
 
73
 
Lee Hendrie
 
 
83
Robin Van Persie
 
 
65
 
Kevin Phillips
 
 
Game Statistics
19
Goal Attempts
5
18
Corners
1
1
Yellow Cards
2
61
%
39




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Writer: J P Fear Mail feedback, articles or suggestions

Date:Saturday August 19 2006

Time: 5:14PM

Your Comments

WHAT CAN YOU SAY ? GREAT START
JASON
Ok so in terms of football we were outplayed but hey, at the end of the day it's goals that count. Chelsea don't complain if they play badly and win so I'll not complain if we get outplayed by Arsenal in our first game with a new manager just 2 weeks after he started the job and still get a result like this. Imagine what O'Neill will do given time!!! Exciting times ahead!!
Villain Of The North
Just bought 2 tickets for the Reading game on the strength of this result. Got disallusioned these last 2 years. What a great start.
Gazvilla
Why is this web page still advertising shares for sale?
Gazvilla
if we show that commitment and passion week in week out we will beat alot of teams we were well organised and held our own against the best what more can i say. ridgewell was brilliant!!!!
samtozer
Yes we came under intense pressure at times, and the Arsenal missed a few chances, but we fully deserved that point. A fighting, passionate performance from each and every one of the lads. Felt a lot better traveling back to Brum than we ever did last April.
glensider
Most teams in the league will take a draw against Arsenal as a good result....say no more....UTV!
dicky
Hendrie booked?! U kidding me! Thats not like him.
leelindsay
 

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