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Aston Villa 4 - Manchester City 2

Premiership

Villa Park

17/8/08 - 3pm

Attendance: 39,955

Referee:

Aston Villa
4 - 2
Manchester City
Carew (46), Agbonlahor (68, 73, 75)
 
Elano (63 pen), Corluka (89)
 
Venue: Villa Park
 
Attendance: 39,955
The Teams
Friedel
 
 
 
Hart
 
 
L.Young
 
 
 
Corluka
 
 
Davies
 
 
 
Richards
 
 
Laursen
 
 
 
Ben-Haim
 
 
Shorey
 
 
 
Garrido
 
 
Reo-Coker
 
 
 
Etuhu
 
 
Petrov
 
 
 
Gelson
 
 
80
Barry
 
 
 
Johnson
 
 
A.Young
 
 
 
Petrov
 
 
Agbonlahor
 
 
 
Elano
 
 
Carew
 
 
 
Evans
 
 
80
Substitutes
Salifou
 
 
 
Sturridge
 
 
80
Routledge
 
 
 
Ireland
 
 
80
Harewood
 
 
 
Onuoha
 
 
Taylor
 
 
 
Schmeichel
 
 
Gardner
 
 
 
Caicedo
 
 
Osbourne
 
 
 
Hamann
 
 
Knight
 
 
 
Ball
 
 
Game Statistics
14
Goal Attempts
13
10
On Target
8
5
Crosses
1
7
Corners
8
3
Offside
0
8
Fouls
11
0
Yellow Cards
1
0
Red Cards
0
55
%
45
Comments...
Thaksin for the points Man City!




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Writer: Mike Field Mail feedback, articles or suggestions

Date:Sunday August 17 2008

Time: 5:01PM

Your Comments

Good solid start if a bit sloppy at the end to concede the second goal.Thought the back four were good like L Young and Storey look steady and Friedle is everything we didn't have last year.Ash terrorised them and great to see Gabby with his hat-trick.All in all a very good start keep it up Mon!.
happyvillan
Lets hope it is a case of "starting as you mean to go on" regarding the result! Really pleased with the result! I was screaming like crazy listening to the match when the goals went in!
Layzee
Different type of game next up on the agenda. A physical opponent, playing up and at 'em football. Plenty of high balls for our defence to cope with. Good kick-off today though. Still work to do, but at least MOn has a decent base on which to build.
glensider
Gabby will get the headlines, but I thought that Petrov was superb. No substitutions, first game too. That was a surprise.
glensider
Petrov did play well hopefully he can keep it up and the defence will get better the more they play together, I'd like to see Routledge get a game as having two flying winger would scare the bejesus out of the opposition.
chris the villan
Great result, terrific display by the lads. Couldn't pick a fault with any player, they all played great.
DO'L
10 on target, if we could only prevent the opposition getting so many chances we will be unbeatable this season.
col8
 

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