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Aston Villa
1 - 1
Manchester City

Premiership

Villa Park

5/10/09 - 8pm

Attendance: 37,924

Referee: M. Dean

Aston VillaManchester City
Dunne (14)Bellamy (67)
Friedel     Given    
Cuellar     Zabaleta    
Dunne     Lescott    
Collins     Toure    
Warnock     Bridge    
Milner     De Jong     49
Petrov     Barry    
Sidwell     Wright-Phillips    
Young     80 Tevez     67
Carew     68 Bellamy    
Agbonlahor     Adebayor    
Substitutes
Shorey     Richards    
Gardner     Ireland     49
Guzan     Santa Cruz     67
Reo-Coker     80 Petrov    
Beye     Taylor    
Delph     Johnson    
Heskey     68 Sylvinho    
Game Statistics
12
Goal Attempts
9
6
On Target
7
6
Corners
6
10
Fouls
8
1
Yellow Cards
2
0
Red Cards
0
50
%
50
Comments...
To be fair those stats look horrifically wrong to me. I don't believe for a second we matched possession from what I saw but it's a decent point.

The defence and Richard Dunne deserve their wages this week. Midfield wasn't up to much other than helping the defence and short of a few chances for Milly our attack was basically irrelevant.

Why Heskey got on the pitch nobody knows. Why we didn't bolster midfield under after they scored nobody knows.

Thank God we have a decent defence this season is all I can say. Sadly Barry will leave tonight wondering how they didn't obliterate us, but confident in his decision to go.

The bright point of the night, Hokey Cokey got back on the pitch. Dark point of the night (even ignoring Heskey) Hokey was playing on the right wing.

If it wasn't so sad, I'd be laughing.

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Writer:Mike Field
Date:Monday October 5 2009
Time: 10:17PM

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Agree with you totally . When we went through 10 mins of total pressure in the 2nd half i was screaming(at home) for Mon to take Carew off and put a midfielder on . So what does he do Waits till they score and brings on Heskey .I swear that man gets clumsier every time i see him . I think we missed a trick here by not making the correct subs when we needed them . Dunne and Collins were great and are the main improvement from last season . I thought Barry had a good game (unfortunately) overall it was a great game of football.
Doug4ever
05/10/2009 22:37:00
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Agree with you totally . When we went through 10 mins of total pressure in the 2nd half i was screaming(at home) for Mon to take Carew off and put a midfielder on . So what does he do Waits till they score and brings on Heskey .I swear that man gets clumsier every time i see him . I think we missed a trick here by not making the correct subs when we needed them . Dunne and Collins were great and are the main improvement from last season . I thought Barry had a good game (unfortunately) overall it was a great game of football.
Doug4ever
05/10/2009 22:37:00
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"Barry will leave wondering how they didn't obliterate us?" I'm sorry but they didn't obliterate us because we matched them as the stats prove. Yes our defence played well. That's why you have defenders. It's there job. Gabby gets better by the game and I thought even Heskey had a few decent touches and helped back in defence when needed. That little flick to Milner in the box right near the end was brilliant. I really enjoyed the game and feel happy with the point.
Adam Deuce
05/10/2009 22:49:00
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"Barry will leave wondering how they didn't obliterate us?" I'm sorry but they didn't obliterate us because we matched them as the stats prove. Yes our defence played well. That's why you have defenders. It's there job. Gabby gets better by the game and I thought even Heskey had a few decent touches and helped back in defence when needed. That little flick to Milner in the box right near the end was brilliant. I really enjoyed the game and feel happy with the point.
Adam Deuce
05/10/2009 22:49:00
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Sorry Adam you lost me on the mention of Heskey and I already said the stats aren't right. 6-3 to them would've been fair.
mike_field
05/10/2009 22:56:00
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Sorry Adam you lost me on the mention of Heskey and I already said the stats aren't right. 6-3 to them would've been fair.
mike_field
05/10/2009 22:56:00
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Came on here yesterday winding you up,but you didnt bite too hard,a draw was about right,was hoping youd take the game to us and we"ed hit you on the counter but it was the other way round,both teams will have to improve a bit to break the top 4,you in midfield us at the back.The annoying thing from my point of view is Dunny was the best centrehalf on the pitch,far better than lescott.And finally after watching city against Arsenal i thought the abuse Adebayor got was bad but nothing compared to Barrys after 12 years and over 400 games he deserved better than that,our fans clapped dunnys goal that abuse was way over the top
humpty
05/10/2009 23:03:00
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Came on here yesterday winding you up,but you didnt bite too hard,a draw was about right,was hoping youd take the game to us and we"ed hit you on the counter but it was the other way round,both teams will have to improve a bit to break the top 4,you in midfield us at the back.The annoying thing from my point of view is Dunny was the best centrehalf on the pitch,far better than lescott.And finally after watching city against Arsenal i thought the abuse Adebayor got was bad but nothing compared to Barrys after 12 years and over 400 games he deserved better than that,our fans clapped dunnys goal that abuse was way over the top
humpty
05/10/2009 23:03:00
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Totally agree the booing was way over the top and pointless, fair enough to boo once but for the whole 90 mins? As for the game I reckon it was a fair result, we played well as a unit but didnt show much creative spark. Hats off the Dunne, Collins and Gabby.... Young was terrible, he really needs to sort his act out and go back to basics....Get your heels on the tounchline....take it past the defender....get your cross in. No fannying around
son_of_cher
05/10/2009 23:19:00
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Totally agree the booing was way over the top and pointless, fair enough to boo once but for the whole 90 mins? As for the game I reckon it was a fair result, we played well as a unit but didnt show much creative spark. Hats off the Dunne, Collins and Gabby.... Young was terrible, he really needs to sort his act out and go back to basics....Get your heels on the tounchline....take it past the defender....get your cross in. No fannying around
son_of_cher
05/10/2009 23:19:00
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