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Arsenal 3 - Aston Villa 0

Premiership

Emirates Stadium

27/12/09 - 1.30pm

Attendance: 60,056

Referee: Dowd

Arsenal
3 - 0
Aston Villa
Fabregas (65, 81), Diaby (91)
 
 
Venue: Emirates Stadium
 
Attendance: 60,056
The Teams
Almunia
 
 
 
Friedel
 
 
Sagna
 
 
 
L. Young
 
 
76
Vermaelen
 
 
 
Dunne
 
 
Gallas
 
 
 
Cuellar
 
 
Traore
 
 
 
Warnock
 
 
Diaby
 
 
 
Downing
 
 
Nasri
 
 
 
Petrov
 
 
Eduardo
 
 
63
 
Milner
 
 
Denilson
 
 
57
 
A. Young
 
 
Song Billong
 
 
 
Heskey
 
 
63
Arshavin
 
 
 
Agbonlahor
 
 
Substitutes
Fabianski
 
 
 
Guzan
 
 
Silvestre
 
 
 
Beye
 
 
Eboue
 
 
 
Collins
 
 
Fabregas
 
 
57/84
 
Sidwell
 
 
Walcott
 
 
63
 
Delph
 
 
76
Ramsey
 
 
84
 
Reo-Coker
 
 
Vela
 
 
 
Carew
 
 
63
Game Statistics
19
Goal Attempts
7
12
On Target
3
10
Corners
4
14
Fouls
18
1
Yellow Cards
3
0
Red Cards
0
62
%
38
Comments...
Very few will get three goals passed us this season with how we've been defensively, and although yes some will no doubt wonder why Arsenal is Delph's next chance and wasn't a more experienced player given it's the standard 70 odd minute substitution, but all in all everyone has days like these.

This was just one of them, it wasn't meant to be, so we pull our socks up and move forward.

There's been a enough improvement of late in our performances even for a serial moaner like me - I don't today changing that, you just have to accept sometimes **** happens in football. Afterall, it's a funny old game.






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Writer: Mike Field Mail feedback, articles or suggestions

Date:Sunday December 27 2009

Time: 3:54PM

Your Comments

My real dissapointment was how bad we were when we won the ball back today, struggling to string 3 passes together at times...In all fairness we were given a lesson in football at times today as Arsenal are capable of doing, and we were undone in the end by a world class player that has done it to bigger & better teams then us before...tuesday was always & still is the big match for the 4th spot, so lets hope we can shake off todats loss & be ready for that...Up the villa!!!
marcobavfc
My real dissapointment was how bad we were when we won the ball back today, struggling to string 3 passes together at times...In all fairness we were given a lesson in football at times today as Arsenal are capable of doing, and we were undone in the end by a world class player that has done it to bigger & better teams then us before...tuesday was always & still is the big match for the 4th spot, so lets hope we can shake off todats loss & be ready for that...Up the villa!!!
marcobavfc
worthy winners, picked apart by Fabregas, what a shame he was fit as we could have got a draw or sneaked a win if not for him! PIck ourselves up for Liverpool at home now, a game that we can win and go 8 points clear of them.
the fear
worthy winners, picked apart by Fabregas, what a shame he was fit as we could have got a draw or sneaked a win if not for him! PIck ourselves up for Liverpool at home now, a game that we can win and go 8 points clear of them.
the fear
i would like to apologize to all villa fans around the world. i didnt had the opportunity to watch the game till i streamed in. from 0-0, to 3-0. shouldnt have tune in..
Gruck
i would like to apologize to all villa fans around the world. i didnt had the opportunity to watch the game till i streamed in. from 0-0, to 3-0. shouldnt have tune in..
Gruck
Gruck - same thing with me mate. I saw the 2nd half only. I've ruined it along wtih you.
los_angeles_villan
Gruck - same thing with me mate. I saw the 2nd half only. I've ruined it along wtih you.
los_angeles_villan
you both are on a warning then, we did ok until you turned up!
The Fear
you both are on a warning then, we did ok until you turned up!
The Fear
Fabregas is a wonderful player isn't he. If they can get him fit for the rest of the season I can see the erratic Arsenal winning the league. He really did take us apart not just with his passing but his movement off the ball as well. Beating 'pool is a must now. On a happy note family plans have changed and I can get to the Blackburn FA Cup match now - every cloud has a silver lining!
revdpete
Fabregas is a wonderful player isn't he. If they can get him fit for the rest of the season I can see the erratic Arsenal winning the league. He really did take us apart not just with his passing but his movement off the ball as well. Beating 'pool is a must now. On a happy note family plans have changed and I can get to the Blackburn FA Cup match now - every cloud has a silver lining!
revdpete
Come on guys, lets get L. Young some votes for our MOTM. He did briliantly for me and slightly edged Warnock out of second.
JayVFC
Come on guys, lets get L. Young some votes for our MOTM. He did briliantly for me and slightly edged Warnock out of second.
JayVFC
 

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