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Aston Villa 3 - Blackburn Rovers 2

Premier League

Villa Park

29/10/08 - 7.45pm

Attendance: 35,985

Referee: K. Stroud

Aston Villa
3 - 2
Blackburn Rovers
L. Young (45), Barry (64), Agbonlahor (86)
 
Warnock (29), Emerton (90)
 
Venue: Villa Park
 
Attendance: 35,985
The Teams
Friedel
 
 
 
Robinson
 
 
L. Young
 
 
 
Ooijer
 
 
Laursen
 
 
 
Samba
 
 
Cuellar
 
 
 
Nelsen
 
 
Shorey
 
 
 
Warnock
 
 
68
Milner
 
 
 
Emerton
 
 
Petrov
 
 
49
 
Andrews
 
 
Barry
 
 
 
Simpson
 
 
Reo-Coker
 
 
83
 
Pedersen
 
 
79
Agbonlahor
 
 
91
 
Villanueva
 
 
A. Young
 
 
 
McCarthy
 
 
79
Substitutes
Knight
 
 
 
Kerimoglu
 
 
68
Carew
 
 
49
 
Roberts
 
 
Harewood
 
 
91
 
Fowler
 
 
Guzan
 
 
 
Brown
 
 
Davies
 
 
 
Derbyshire
 
 
79
Gardner
 
 
 
Olsson
 
 
79
Sidwell
 
 
83
 
Mokoena
 
 
Game Statistics
8
Goal Attempts
12
4
On Target
5
13
Crosses
4
4
Corners
5
8
Offside
3
6
Fouls
17
0
Yellow Cards
1
0
Red Cards
0
53
%
47
Comments...
Thought we couldn't break the Top 4? Sitting there happily enough tonight aren't we.




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Writer: Mike Field Mail feedback, articles or suggestions

Date:Wednesday October 29 2008

Time: 9:50PM

Your Comments

Bizarre game, as MON said, second to so many balls but still we run out the winners. Not a bad habit to get this winning ugly business!
The Fear
Think im gonna wet my pants. (With exitement not incontinence!)
bornavillain
I think we were helped last night by the fact that Blackburn looked pretty poor, we would have been there for the taking for a lot of other teams in the Premiership. That said though, everyone knows that the sign of a good side is being able to win when you're playing poor.
Mayo_12
Far from convincing, but that has been the case with most of our home games this season.
glensider
A mere four shots on target, from which we scored three times. We just dont shoot often enough, and theres very little goal threat coming from our midfielders. Hopefully a fully fit Steve Sidwell can change all of that. He at least is prepared to shoot on sight.
glensider
 

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