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Aston Villa
1 - 1
Blackburn

Villa Park

26/1/08 - 3.02pm

Attendance: 39,602

Referee:

Aston VillaBlackburn
Young (73)Derbyshire (25 - missed pen), Santa Cruz (68)
Carson     Friedel    
Mellberg     Emerton    
Laursen     Ooijer    
Davies     Samba    
Bouma     Warnock    
Petrov     60 Reid    
Reo-Coker     Dunn    
Barry     Bentley    
Young     Pedersen    
Carew     Santa Cruz    
Agbonlahor     Derbyshire     88
Substitutes
Osbourne     Brown    
Harewood     60 Khizanishvili    
Taylor     Berner    
Gardner     Roberts     88
Knight     McCarthy    
Game Statistics
5
Goal Attempts
9
3
On Target
4
13
Crosses
13
2
Corners
7
3
Offside
1
14
Fouls
15
0
Yellow Cards
2
0
Red Cards
0
57
%
43

Writer:Mike Field
Date:Saturday January 26 2008
Time: 5:11PM

Comments

0
Good game lads, id say we both had our chances to seal the game, im counting ourselves unlucky, though the crossbar did save us once, good luck with the rest of the season lads
sasman
26/01/2008 17:13:00
0
How can we have 57% at home and still have fewer goal attempts? Something wrong with our froward line or supply to the forwards me thinks.
Villain Of The North
26/01/2008 17:18:00
0
Villainof the north what are you talking about there must be something wrong with ourfront line???? we're the 3rd top scorers in the prem!!!! jusy because we didn't seal the win our front are to blame, dont talk s***e. have you ever thought it could be Blackburn muted our attacking options????
gappy65
26/01/2008 17:29:00
0
I counted 1 shot on target all game from open play and that was by Harewwod. Are we relying to much on our set-pieces...?
deemz
26/01/2008 18:03:00
0
Tough game, always was going to be. Either team could have nicked that but a draw was about fair. Bloody phyisical team that at the ref didn't help the game flow at all fussy git!
The Fear
26/01/2008 18:11:00
0
I think saying we rely too much on set pieces is silly. Does it matter? If we're scoring the goals then it's ok. I think our biggest worry is the fact that we seem unable to keep a clean sheet. Seems like forever since we last did, despite our defence.
Carlosio
26/01/2008 18:34:00
0
Three points would have seen Villa in the top four OK Liverpool would have had 2 games in hand but Everton and Man City would have had one and been playing catch up, they still have to play each other next month. I would have loved Villa to be there even if it was only for a week or so just to let the players and supporters see what could be at Villa. If Villa cant win these type of games when the opposition come for a scrap then MON needs to bolster the squad with quality players who can rise above the teams who survive on grunt football.
col8
26/01/2008 18:37:00
0
well siad Carlosio it dont matter where the goals come from as long as they do. You never hear fans say we rely on our strikers to much. or we rely on goals fromopen play too much. Its a nonesense we are 3rd top scorers in th prem whats the problem.
gappy65
26/01/2008 18:46:00
0
It was always going to be a tough game, a severe test of our credentials, too many supporters blinded by our 4-0 triumph at Ewood Park. They are not a bad team, only three points behind us, and they've only lost two away games all season. They make it difficult for the opposition to play, but at the same time contain quality that will make you pay at the slightest opportunity. We were below par, in front of, despite another outstanding turn out, a surprisingly muted Villa Park.
glensider
26/01/2008 21:27:00
0
Everton play Blackburn next week. Muted Glensider? Seriously? I thought the singing was great today.
Adam Deuce
26/01/2008 22:36:00
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