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Sunderland 1 - Aston Villa 3

Carling Cup

Stadium Of Light

27/10/2009

Attendance: 27 666

Referee: Dowd

Sunderland
1 - 3
Aston Villa
Pens - Malbranque
 
Pens: James Collins, John Carew, Ashley Young
 
Venue: Stadium Of Light
 
Attendance: 27 666
The Teams
Gordon
 
 
 
Guzan
 
 
McCartney
 
 
78
 
Dunne
 
 
Turner
 
 
 
Cuellar
 
 
Nosworthy
 
 
 
Warnock
 
 
Da Silva
 
 
 
Collins
 
 
Richardson
 
 
 
Young
 
 
Henderson
 
 
 
Milner
 
 
Cana
 
 
 
Petrov
 
 
115
Campbell
 
 
95
 
Hokey-Cokey
 
 
91
Murphy
 
 
73
 
Agbonlahor
 
 
Jones
 
 
 
Heskey
 
 
77
Substitutes
Fulop
 
 
 
Friedel
 
 
Ferdinand
 
 
78
 
L Young
 
 
Malbranque
 
 
 
Shorey
 
 
Meyler
 
 
 
Beye
 
 
A Reid
 
 
 
Sidwell
 
 
115
Reid
 
 
 
Delph
 
 
91
Healy
 
 
 
Carew
 
 
77
Game Statistics
12
Goal Attempts
9
6
On Target
2
6
Corners
6
2
Yellow Cards
3
50
%
50
Comments...
Sorry for delay, had problems with our admin! Great win, bring on the 1/4 finals!




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Writer: J P Fear Mail feedback, articles or suggestions

Date:Wednesday October 28 2009

Time: 10:46AM

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Great win and that all that matters, think we villa fans deserve a trip to wembley, if we get drawn at home 4 the quaters lets fill Villa Park and make it rock. UP THE VILLA
astonsteve
Great win and that all that matters, think we villa fans deserve a trip to wembley, if we get drawn at home 4 the quaters lets fill Villa Park and make it rock. UP THE VILLA
astonsteve
lets hope the draw is kind to us and gives us a home game. Think it is made at 12noon on Saturday.
The Fear
lets hope the draw is kind to us and gives us a home game. Think it is made at 12noon on Saturday.
The Fear
Great win - but the shots totals are a bit of a worry.
Gordonsleftboot
Great win - but the shots totals are a bit of a worry.
Gordonsleftboot
Gordon dont worry we are through and thats all that matters, the players worked there ********* off and thats all u can ask for.
astonsteve
Gordon dont worry we are through and thats all that matters, the players worked there ********* off and thats all u can ask for.
astonsteve
Great Stuff!! I followed the game on my mobile via the BBC pages and at one stage they had Guzan saving 3 pens in the shoot out and scoring the winning one!! Before a CORRECTION came up saying it was not Guzan but Young. So I suppose he is back to a 10/10 performance rather than 11/10!!
deano.avfc
Great Stuff!! I followed the game on my mobile via the BBC pages and at one stage they had Guzan saving 3 pens in the shoot out and scoring the winning one!! Before a CORRECTION came up saying it was not Guzan but Young. So I suppose he is back to a 10/10 performance rather than 11/10!!
deano.avfc
I listened to the game on the site, Jack Woodwards ok, but they have got to get better co-commentaters. From what I heard, the 1st half with the exception of the 1st five minutes we were pretty poor, and in the 2nd half and extra time we played much better. I just felt we were impotent in front of goal. How many times I heard Milner, Ash sometimes Collins put dangerous balls into the box to be met by no one. I have to say, like Gordon, that I'm concerned with the lack of shots and especially shots testing the keeper. Its great that we have big men like Dunne and Collins from defense to get in there and attack the ball from set pieces, but we need to get our attacking midfielders and strikers scoring. Another point is that although we have the best defence in the premiership, why the hell is it always last ditch defending..... my heart goes ten to the dozen every match because of this. Nearly every match this season we have scrambles in our own box, oppostion picking up the 2nd ball, scramble in the box etc etc. This needs to be addressed. Good to hear the Villa supporters in fine voice last night, you almost drowned out the commentary :) Good result. Although it would be a tough tie, I'd like to see Liverpool go through and us tie against them so we can stuff them again ;) UTV
Instrumental
I listened to the game on the site, Jack Woodwards ok, but they have got to get better co-commentaters. From what I heard, the 1st half with the exception of the 1st five minutes we were pretty poor, and in the 2nd half and extra time we played much better. I just felt we were impotent in front of goal. How many times I heard Milner, Ash sometimes Collins put dangerous balls into the box to be met by no one. I have to say, like Gordon, that I'm concerned with the lack of shots and especially shots testing the keeper. Its great that we have big men like Dunne and Collins from defense to get in there and attack the ball from set pieces, but we need to get our attacking midfielders and strikers scoring. Another point is that although we have the best defence in the premiership, why the hell is it always last ditch defending..... my heart goes ten to the dozen every match because of this. Nearly every match this season we have scrambles in our own box, oppostion picking up the 2nd ball, scramble in the box etc etc. This needs to be addressed. Good to hear the Villa supporters in fine voice last night, you almost drowned out the commentary :) Good result. Although it would be a tough tie, I'd like to see Liverpool go through and us tie against them so we can stuff them again ;) UTV
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I think thatwas a great win Sunderland are a decent team, well done Guzan what a hero, Pompey at home would be good. UTV
johnmurphy3112
I think thatwas a great win Sunderland are a decent team, well done Guzan what a hero, Pompey at home would be good. UTV
johnmurphy3112
I went to the game last night and the first half was very poor. We just cancelled eachother out. We had a few shots but a lot were off target, but away from home then you would expect the home team to shoot more. Guzan is getting alot of praise for saving the 3 pens at the end, but his overall performance was fantastic, he was vocal, at set pieces he was screaming at our defence and organising them and on top of that, just before half time he made an amazing close range save, saved a penalty late in the game as well as a 1-1 situation! Gotta feel bad for him knowing he wont play a PL game for a while, but i guess he knows his role for now
arc1988
I went to the game last night and the first half was very poor. We just cancelled eachother out. We had a few shots but a lot were off target, but away from home then you would expect the home team to shoot more. Guzan is getting alot of praise for saving the 3 pens at the end, but his overall performance was fantastic, he was vocal, at set pieces he was screaming at our defence and organising them and on top of that, just before half time he made an amazing close range save, saved a penalty late in the game as well as a 1-1 situation! Gotta feel bad for him knowing he wont play a PL game for a while, but i guess he knows his role for now
arc1988
Friedel wil be watching his back after young Brads heroics in the land of Sunder.
Doug4ever
Friedel wil be watching his back after young Brads heroics in the land of Sunder.
Doug4ever
The defence seems sorted. Petrov & Milner sorted. The rest all very unclear that persisting with the same players is the answer and all very unknown as to whether the likes of a few who aren't getting a game would not be a lot better. Only one way of finding out, but it will never happen. What actually have we to lose though. Our shots total must be the lowest in the League ....
stennyvilla
The defence seems sorted. Petrov & Milner sorted. The rest all very unclear that persisting with the same players is the answer and all very unknown as to whether the likes of a few who aren't getting a game would not be a lot better. Only one way of finding out, but it will never happen. What actually have we to lose though. Our shots total must be the lowest in the League ....
stennyvilla
 

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