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Aston Villa
0 - 0
Chelsea

Villa Park

02/01/2007

Attendance: 41 006

Referee:

Aston VillaChelsea
Gabor Kiraly     Henrique Hilario    
Olof Mellberg     Paulo Ferreira    
Gary Cahill     Khalid Boulahrouz     33
Liam Ridgewell     Ricardo Carvalho    
Wilfred Bouma     Ashley Cole    
Craig Gardner     27 Michael Essien    
Gavin McCann     Claude Makelele    
Stiliyan Petrov     Frank Lampard    
Steven Davis     75 S. Wright-Phillips     66
Gabriel Agbonlahor     Didier Drogba    
Juan Pablo Angel     Salomon Kalou     75
Substitutes
Robert Olejnik     Wayne Bridge    
Jlloyd Samuel     Geremi     33
Aaron Hughes     Andriy Shevchenko     66
Isaiah Osbourne     27 Magnus Hedman    
Milan Baros     75 John Mikel     75
Game Statistics
4
Goal Attempts
22
0
On Target
2
5
Corners
8
1
Offside
2
7
Fouls
14
1
Yellow Cards
3
45
%
55

Writer:J P Fear
Date:Tuesday January 2 2007
Time: 10:48PM

Comments

0
A good, hard earned point!
xfranc
02/01/2007 22:49:00
0
great result when you think about the difference in squads, but I'll never get used to players not at least having a pop at goal every now and then, 0 shots in 90mins does seem to defeat the purpose of the game?!!
The Fear
02/01/2007 22:55:00
0
Well if we dont have a striker of worth or the ability to open up a defence its no surprise, but things will change. We knew things were bad the only way is fwd for Villa.
col8
02/01/2007 22:57:00
0
Agreed Fear - would be nice to have a few pot shots at goal, I thought McCann shaped to shoot a couple of times but passed instead, still until Baros came on, I didnt think Angel looked interested.
xfranc
02/01/2007 22:58:00
0
Defence was brilliant (except for the early Drogba effort) apart from our keeper that is. McCann was superb, Petrov affected by Angels inability to lay the ball off and the ineffectiveness of Gabby. Gardner and Davis are kids who are out of their depth. Beef up the midfield and supply the front and who knows Baros may bang a few in. Encouraging but MON needs to get some reinforcements, quick. Moore and Sorenson back soon will also help. UTV
Gazvilla
02/01/2007 23:10:00
0
hard earned point, all we need is a couple of quality players to turn the hard work into goals. Thought Bouma was quality, leave him at left back and put Barry left midfield.
samtozer
02/01/2007 23:12:00
0
Bouma had a good game, he really looked the part tonight. Under the circumstances a point was probably the best we could hope for. Battled throughout, no complaints there, but no pace or width up front. Baros looked lively when he came on, he seemed to up the tempo a bit. Three consecutive home games without a goal now. Not difficult to see where the main problem lies.
glensider
03/01/2007 05:09:00
0
No creativity what so ever, but a great point never the less.
DeanoVilla
03/01/2007 08:18:00
0
a great point...funny though..cheski are recording yo guys with only one shot off target all the match..you have four...somone cannot count...
ernshaw
03/01/2007 08:26:00
0
It wasd just nice to stop the rot, and a good positive result for those who expected a thrashing, I put us down for a convincing win, but ah well such is life. : )
steff_the_villan
03/01/2007 15:43:00
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