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Aston Villa 1 - Reading 0

Premiership

Villa Park

27/11/12

Attendance: 28,692

Referee: Probert

Aston Villa
1 - 0
Reading
Benteke (80)
 
 
Venue: Villa Park
 
Attendance: 28,692
The Teams
Guzan
 
 
 
Federici
 
 
Lowton
 
 
 
Shorey
 
 
Clark
 
 
 
Mariappa
 
 
Baker
 
 
 
Morrison
 
 
Stevens
 
 
24
 
Cummings
 
 
Westwood
 
 
 
Leigertwood
 
 
Bannan
 
 
 
McAnuff
 
 
Holman
 
 
67
 
Tabb
 
 
Agbonlahor
 
 
 
Robson-Kanu
 
 
83
Benteke
 
 
 
Le Fondre
 
 
Weimann
 
 
68
 
Roberts
 
 
79
Substitutes
Given
 
 
 
Taylor
 
 
Lichaj
 
 
24
 
Pearce
 
 
Ireland
 
 
67
 
Harte
 
 
El Ahmadi
 
 
68
 
Gunnarsson
 
 
Albrighton
 
 
 
Pogrebnyak
 
 
Delph
 
 
 
Hunt
 
 
79
Bowery
 
 
 
McCleary
 
 
83
Game Statistics
15
Goal Attempts
11
7
On Target
6
8
Corners
3
10
Fouls
5
1
Yellow Cards
0
0
Red Cards
0
52
%
48
Comments...
Sky's stats from the game are slightly more favourable to us I believe.




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Date:Tuesday November 27 2012

Time: 10:02PM

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at last a win when we are live on sky
fulford
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27/11/2012 22:04:00

At last a win.....full stop!
Pride of Lions
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27/11/2012 22:08:00

Both generations of Villa fans in my house (including myself) were very relieved at 9.50pm when the final score came in!
zigthevilla
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27/11/2012 22:12:00

Great great result but how much longer can PL put up with Gabby, his goal scoring record is now non-existent and for a forward player that is not good, yes he's claret and blue through and through but that doesn't win matches... he needs to score and more often.
Eddy1
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27/11/2012 22:23:00

That was horrible . Dear God , I enjoyed Man U and Arsenal more than this . At least in those games we put in a performance . We nicked it . I'm glad for the points , but we need more consistency through old heads in Jan .We know why Bent's off the bench but why is Ireland not starting ?
CA_Villa
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27/11/2012 22:23:00

All about Westwood again for me, played great and owned the midfield again. Very, very composed in his short time there. Honorable mention to Guzan's feet which extended their run of very nice saves.
JWiLs2315
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27/11/2012 22:33:00

Cheers for the stats source much appreciated ;)... Dont worry ED a LM/LWF is coming in January it is very much needed... The comments about it being easy to raise your game against the big teams rang true again... Its hard to play well with such a young team when you need to win the game... Once again too much pressure playing infront of our own...
CDX_EIRE
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27/11/2012 22:48:00

Doom and gloom? All things considered, Vlaar out, Stephens off early, we did well. We had the clearer chances and the thing I liked was that the players seemed hungry and *****ed at missed opportunities, unlike last season under Voldermort where they just seemed *****ed off. Bring on QPR and Old Melty Face.
Mervin King's Pocket
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27/11/2012 22:59:00

Well done amigos,big win,Clark is going to be a big player for years to come,Ireland should be starting,albrighton is shocking no composer at all
kenner
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27/11/2012 23:29:00

As they say a wins a win and it didn't matter how we did it tonight we just HAD to win it and I'm very glad we did. Although the lads never gave up we played very poorly. Bannan had an absolute shocker and even his usual half decent set pieces were poor, it was no coincidence we scored from the first one he didn't take. Ireland should start over Barry ever single time, he's a class above. Westwood, Lowton and Benteke are great signings and have top futures with us. Sad to see Bent not even on the bench, one could only wonder what he would have done had he been in the position that Benteke and Weimann found themselves in the first half.
AdzVilla11
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27/11/2012 23:36:00

Thanks be to Yoda. Bring on QPR..
ExpatVillaShirt
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28/11/2012 06:47:00

Relatively even game between two very very poor teams.
AVbornandbred
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28/11/2012 10:02:00

Delighted with the three points Clark was my m.o.m considering Roberts looked their best player by a mile,he did well to keep him under wraps. Bannan and Ireland will never do it for me with Westwood improving but stilll learning still think we need that strong midfield addition in january.
Merlin128777
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28/11/2012 12:07:00

I think Im in love with Christian Benteke, in fact why am I kidding myself, I am in love with him - I will tell the wife tonight. OOOOOOOOOOOOOHHHHHHHHH Christian Benteke!!!!!!!!!!!
cb_82
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28/11/2012 13:14:00

 

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