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Division 2, Week 14

Aston Villa 1 - 0 AS Roma

Division Two League Match, Aston Villa vs. AS Roma (Sun Jan 21)


                          Aston Villa  |  AS Roma
                              4-4-2 E  |  4-1-3-2 P
                           Care Taker  |  Chris Ridout
                                       |
                          Valdivia GK  |  GK G_Pagliuca
                        D_E_Boyata DF  |  DF G_V_D_Wiel
                         K_Wemberg DF  |  DF M_Demichelis
                           S_Walsh DF  |  DF J_Matip
                      Daniel_Agger DF  |  DF M_Van_D_Hoorn
                          G_Driver MF  |  DM I_Falque
                            P_Cocu MF  |  MF G_McSheffrey
                              Kaka MF  |  MF Nuri_Sahin
                         J_P_Veron MF  |  MF N_Ben_Khalifa
                         A_Sanchez FW  |  FW E_Cavani
                       Del_Vecchio FW  |  FW D_Baggio
                                       |
                       F_Eggington SUB |  SUB P_Kenny
                        A_Arrondel SUB |  SUB N_Burdisso
                        B_Charlton SUB |  SUB C_Ronaldo
                            L_Coca SUB |  SUB T_Wallcott
                         L_McQueen SUB |  SUB M_McKay

Referee: J_Underhill (Scotland)


Min. 2  :(asv) The ball is passed in from Kaka, he finds Del_Vecchio
          ...  Del_Vecchio throws himself at the ball !
          ...  He manages to reach the ball
          ...  The fans behind the goal jump up!
          ...  GOAL !!
          ...  That's put Aston Villa in front!
          ...  Aston Villa 1-0 AS Roma ...
Min. 2  :(asr) AS Roma changed their strategy to play A
Min. 2  :(asr) D_Baggio finds his way through
          ...  His quick turn fooled Daniel_Agger
          ...  Daniel_Agger reacts well to win the ball back
Min. 7  :(asr) M_Van_D_Hoorn kills the ball dead
          ...  He sees a team mate making a run!
          ...  He plays the ball across to him!
          ...  D_Baggio gets on the end of the pass
          ...  D_Baggio with a powerful diving header!
          ...  But Valdivia tips it over
          ...  J_Underhill has given a goal kick
          ...  Unbelievable !
Min. 8  :(asv) J_P_Veron flicks the ball through
          ...  G_Driver runs onto it!
          ...  But he stands on the ball and falls over!!
          ...  M_Demichelis picks up the loose ball and clears the danger
Min. 8  :(asv) K_Wemberg loses his marker
          ...  D_Baggio with the lunge!!
          ...  And the whistle goes, that's a foul
Min. 10 :(asr) The ball is passed in from M_Demichelis, he finds E_Cavani
          ...  A powerful header from E_Cavani !
          ...  It looks good
          ...  It hits the post
          ...  And goes clear
Min. 11 :(asv) G_Driver plays it to his team mate for a one-two
          ...  P_Cocu decides to keep possession instead!
          ...  He runs towards the goal now!
          ...  M_Van_D_Hoorn slices it
          ...  G_Pagliuca moves quickly!!
          ...  He can't get there!
          ...  It inches just wide!
          ...  CORNER!
          ...  P_Cocu floats the ball in!
          ...  Del_Vecchio gets on the end of it
          ...  G_Pagliuca can't get to it!
          ...  OH! It drifts wide!
          ...  G_Pagliuca has a smile on his face
          ...  Did he know that was going wide?
Min. 18 :(asr) N_Ben_Khalifa with a simple pass to D_Baggio
          ...  D_Baggio hits the ball first time!
          ...  Valdivia gets up well to catch that one
Min. 19 :(asv) Kaka holds up the ball
          ...  He plays the ball to P_Cocu
          ...  P_Cocu flicks the header toward the far post!
          ...  It hits the post
          ...  And goes clear
Min. 21 :(asv) S_Walsh with a 40-yard pass to Kaka
          ...  Kaka tries the lob from 30 yards !
          ...  But G_Pagliuca palms it behind
          ...  CORNER!
          ...  P_Cocu swings it in!
          ...  A_Sanchez tries to place the shot!
          ...  But G_Pagliuca tips it behind
          ...  J_Underhill has given a goal kick
          ...  He's not having the best of days !
Min. 21 :(asr) M_Demichelis with a probing through ball E_Cavani
          ...  E_Cavani lobs Valdivia!
          ...  But he miskicks and puts it well off target
          ...  The Aston Villa fans taunt him about that effort
Min. 22 :(asr) G_McSheffrey hoists the ball across to E_Cavani
          ...  A great volley from E_Cavani !
          ...  Valdivia with an amazing dive to the bottom left
          ...  How he got to that one I don't know !
Min. 24 :(asr) D_Baggio is force to hold onto the ball
          ...  No one seems to be coming forward
          ...  He heads towards the goal alone!
          ...  P_Cocu beats him to the ball
Min. 26 :(asr) E_Cavani runs at the defence
          ...  He nutmegs the defender
          ...  He showed his class there
          ...  Good sliding challenge from D_E_Boyata
Min. 33 :(asr) E_Cavani brings it under control
          ...  He takes on D_E_Boyata
          ...  He gets past him!
          ...  He puts in G_McSheffrey!
          ...  But S_Walsh clears the ball to safety
Min. 35 :(asr) E_Cavani finds his way through
          ...  His quick turn fooled K_Wemberg
          ...  E_Cavani with the drive!
          ...  Valdivia gets a hand to it!!
          ...  But he picks up the rebound
          ...  OHHHHHHHH !!
          ...  He's put it over
Min. 36 :(asr) Valdivia miskicks!
          ...  G_McSheffrey is takes control of the ball!
          ...  G_McSheffrey with the diving header !
          ...  He had to be brave there
          ...  He couldn't have hit that shot much better!!
          ...  But it sails past the post !!
          ...  Valdivia never had a chance!
Min. 37 :(asr) Nuri_Sahin backtracks with the ball
          ...  He hoofs the ball up field
          ...  J_Matip gets on the end of it
          ...  Daniel_Agger slides in to knock the ball out for a corner
          ...  CORNER!
          ...  N_Ben_Khalifa chips the ball in towards the far post!
          ...  Valdivia easily claims the ball!
Min. 42 :(asv) P_Cocu flicks it past the defender
          ...  He runs forward
          ...  N_Ben_Khalifa slides in to knock the ball out for a throw-in
Min. 43 :(REF) The 4th referee signals that there are 2 minutes of time to be added on
Min. 43 :(asr) G_V_D_Wiel is taking a throw in
          ...  He takes a couple of strides back
          ...  He throws the ball to M_Demichelis
          ...  M_Demichelis drives it low !
          ...  But Valdivia makes a comfortable save
          ...  He gave the striker no chance
Min. 44 :(asr) G_V_D_Wiel is closed down
          ...  He plays a quick pass under pressure
          ...  J_Matip latches onto the ball
          ...  A powerful header from J_Matip !
          ...  It looks good
          ...  It fly's into Row Z!
Min. 45 :(asv) Kaka turns past the defender
          ...  He sees a team mate making a run
          ...  He plays the ball through to D_E_Boyata
          ...  A great volley from D_E_Boyata !
          ...  G_Pagliuca saves, but he fumbles
          ...  But he gathers at the second attempt!

*************  HALF TIME  ****************
Half Time Score: Aston Villa 1-0 AS Roma

Min. 46 :(asr) D_Baggio runs with pace at the defence
          ...  D_Baggio with a powerful diving header!
          ...  Valdivia is stranded!
          ...  He can't get there in time!
          ...  OH! It drifts just past the post
          ...  Great strike!
          ...  Deserved a goal really
Min. 55 :(asv) It looks like the manager is going to make a few changes to his side.
          ...  A_Arrondel will come on for D_E_Boyata and play DF
Min. 56 :(asv) G_Driver with the cross-field pass to A_Sanchez
          ...  E_Cavani bundles the player over!!
          ...  That's a foul!!
          ...  FREE KICK!
          ...  This is a good chance!
          ...  Kaka fires it towards the goal
          ...  The net bulges!
          ...  OH!! He has hit the side netting
          ...  Goal kick given
Min. 57 :(asv) P_Cocu with the cross-field pass to J_P_Veron
          ...  J_P_Veron launches himself head first to connect with the low cross!
          ...  G_Pagliuca with an amazing dive to the bottom left
          ...  How he got to that one I don't know !
Min. 60 :(asv) It looks like the manager is going to make a few changes to his side.
          ...  L_Coca will come on for Kaka and play MF
Min. 60 :(asr) C_Ronaldo takes off his tracksuit, he'll replace G_McSheffrey
          ...  He'll play as a MF
          ...  The manager will be hoping the substitution pays off
Min. 60 :(asr) N_Burdisso takes off his tracksuit
          ...  he'll replace M_Van_D_Hoorn as DF
Min. 60 :(asr) D_Baggio knocks the ball past the lunge of the defender
          ...  D_Baggio sees Valdivia off his line !
          ...  It goes wide for a goal kick
Min. 62 :(asv) G_Driver with the cross-field pass to P_Cocu
          ...  N_Ben_Khalifa forces him off the ball
          ...  But it rolls out of play
          ...  CORNER!
          ...  P_Cocu hits it towards the far post!
          ...  J_Matip clears the danger
Min. 63 :(asr) I_Falque back heels to find E_Cavani in space
          ...  A_Sanchez with the tackle
          ...  There's no place in the game for that kind of challenge
          ...  J_Underhill reaches to his pocket!
          ...  YELLOW CARD!!
Min. 64 :(asr) T_Wallcott is ready to come on to replace E_Cavani
          ...  Looks like he will play as a FW
Min. 65 :(asv) L_McQueen is being prepared to come on
          ...  A_Sanchez is leaving the pitch
          ...  He applauds the crowd
          ...  Looks like his replacement will play FW
Min. 65 :(asv) Aston Villa restructured their strategy to C
Min. 67 :(asv) The ball goes loose!
          ...  Daniel_Agger seizes control of it and thinks about the shot
          ...  Daniel_Agger leaps into the air to perform a scissors kick!!!
          ...  The ball moves through the air!
          ...  G_Pagliuca moves quickly!
          ...  Can he get to this?
          ...  G_Pagliuca catches it with style!
Min. 68 :(asv) Del_Vecchio with the dribble
          ...  He made that look easy
          ...  Del_Vecchio strikes a wicked curler !
          ...  G_Pagliuca falls over
          ...  But the ball sails wide anyway!
Min. 69 :(asr) I_Falque can't find space for the shot
          ...  He slips it through to T_Wallcott
          ...  T_Wallcott with a terrific drive !
          ...  Valdivia saves, but he fumbles
          ...  But he gathers at the second attempt!
Min. 70 :(asv) G_Driver with the deft touch
          ...  He takes it past J_Matip
          ...  He knocks it to L_McQueen!
          ...  N_Burdisso with the tackle
Min. 71 :(asv) J_P_Veron slows the ball down and waits for support
          ...  No one seems to be coming forward
          ...  He heads towards the goal alone!
          ...  J_P_Veron with the cheeky shot!
          ...  G_Pagliuca can't get to it!
          ...  OH! It has gone just over the bar!
          ...  G_Pagliuca makes a cocky smile
          ...  Did he know that was going over?
Min. 73 :(asv) P_Cocu with the nutmeg
          ...  He takes the ball forward
          ...  M_Demichelis reads the game well and cuts out the pass!
Min. 74 :(asr) I_Falque heads the ball back to N_Burdisso
          ...  Intercepted by P_Cocu
Min. 77 :(asr) T_Wallcott finds his way through
          ...  His quick turn fooled Daniel_Agger
          ...  T_Wallcott hits the ball first time!
          ...  He could have let that bounce
          ...  But he puts it wide
          ...  How did he manage to miss that?
Min. 78 :(asv) A_Arrondel knocks the ball past the lunge of N_Burdisso
          ...  M_Demichelis wins the ball with a superb sliding challenge
Min. 81 :(asv) L_Coca with a short pass to find Del_Vecchio
          ...  Del_Vecchio with a powerful header !
          ...  G_Pagliuca won't get to that!
          ...  Oooh it goes just over!!
Min. 83 :(asr) Nuri_Sahin threads the through ball to I_Falque
          ...  I_Falque hits the ball first time!
          ...  But it goes wide of the post
Min. 84 :(asr) T_Wallcott lobs it over L_McQueen
          ...  T_Wallcott attempts a lob!
          ...  Valdivia tips it round the post
          ...  Good save
          ...  Corner not given!!
Min. 85 :(asr) N_Ben_Khalifa controls the ball with a deft piece of skill
          ...  He plays the ball into the middle!
          ...  D_Baggio gets onto the end of the pass!
          ...  L_Coca is called for the holding foul
          ...  He was pushing down on his man
          ...  J_Underhill calls him over
          ...  J_Underhill is taking his time with him!
          ...  YELLOW CARD!!
Min. 88 :(REF) The board goes up indicating that there are 2 minutes of time to be added on
Min. 88 :(asv) L_McQueen unselfishly heads the ball back to Del_Vecchio
          ...  But I_Falque with the fine tackle
Min. 88 :(asr) Valdivia miss-kicks!
          ...  T_Wallcott is through!
          ...  T_Wallcott with the spectacular bicycle kick!
          ...  But he's put it wide
          ...  How did he manage to miss that one?!?!?
Min. 91 :(asv) L_Coca picks out Del_Vecchio with the cross
          ...  Del_Vecchio hits a great shot !
          ...  It goes wide!
          ...  He has squandered a golden opportunity
Min. 91 :(asr) Nuri_Sahin moves out over to the edge of the pitch
          ...  He sees a team mate in space
          ...  He plays the ball through to D_Baggio
          ...  A skilful effort from D_Baggio !
          ...  But Valdivia just gets his fingers to that one
          ...  J_Underhill has given a goal kick
          ...  He's not having the best of days !

*************  FULL TIME  ****************


Match Details
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Venue                : Villa Park
Attendance           : 59,000
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Aston Villa Match Info
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Best player          : Kaka (Man of the Match)
Scorers              : Del_Vecchio (2)
Sent Off             : N/A
Booked               : A_Sanchez (63), L_Coca (85)
Injured              : N/A
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AS Roma Match Info
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Best player          : M_Demichelis
Scorers              : N/A
Sent Off             : N/A
Booked               : N/A
Injured              : N/A
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Match Statistics
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                             Aston Villa  |    AS Roma
Attempts on Goal     :          13        |       17
Off target           :           7        |       10
On target            :           6        |       7
Possession           :          49        |       51
Corners              :           3        |       1
Red Cards            :           0        |       0
Yellow Cards         :           2        |       0
Subs Used            :           3        |       3
Fouls                :           9        |       5
Key Tackles          :           6        |       8
Key Passes           :          12        |       15
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Final Score          : Aston Villa 1 - 0 AS Roma
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Player Statistics - Aston Villa
Name          Pos  St  Tk  Ps  Sh  Ag | Min Sav Ktk Kps Ass Sht Gls Yel Red KAb TAb PAb SAb
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Valdivia       GK  36   2   2   1  42 |  94   8   0   0   0   0   0   0   0 100   0   0   0
D_E_Boyata     DF   2  26  10   8  11 |  57   0   1   0   0   1   0   0   0   0  20   0   5
K_Wemberg      DF   2  24   6   7  32 |  94   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0  40   0   0
S_Walsh        DF   2  23   8   5  32 |  94   0   1   1   0   0   0   0   0   0  20  10   0
Daniel_Agger   DF   2  23   7   6  31 |  94   0   2   0   0   1   0   0   0   0  40   0   5
G_Driver       MF   1  11  27   5  25 |  94   0   0   3   0   0   0   0   0   0   0  30   0
P_Cocu         MF   3  11  27  11  25 |  94   0   2   1   0   1   0   0   0   0  60  30  21
Kaka           MF   2   7  26  17  32 |  62   0   0   3   1   2   0   0   0   0   0  45   6
J_P_Veron      MF   1   9  23  15  11 |  94   0   0   1   0   2   0   0   0   0   0  10   6
A_Sanchez      FW   1  10   8  25  32 |  67   0   0   0   0   1   0   1   0   0  -2  -2   3
Del_Vecchio    FW   3   5   7  23  20 |  94   0   0   0   0   5   1   0   0   0   0   0  34
F_Eggington    GK  27   3   2   2  33 |   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0
A_Arrondel     DF   2  25   4   7  12 |  37   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0
B_Charlton     MF   1   7  25   9  30 |   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0
L_Coca         MF   2  10  23  14  22 |  32   0   0   2   0   0   0   1   0   0  -2  18  -2
L_McQueen      FW   1   8  10  24  10 |  27   0   0   1   0   0   0   0   0   0   0  10   0

Player Statistics - AS Roma
Name          Pos  St  Tk  Ps  Sh  Ag | Min Sav Ktk Kps Ass Sht Gls Yel Red KAb TAb PAb SAb
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G_Pagliuca     GK  33   5   5   2  23 |  94   5   0   0   0   0   0   0   0  15   0   0   0
G_V_D_Wiel     DF   1  26  11   5  20 |  94   0   0   2   0   0   0   0   0   0   0  20   0
M_Demichelis   DF   2  26   8   7  18 |  94   0   3   2   0   1   0   0   0   0  60  20   5
J_Matip        DF   3  26   8   7  10 |  94   0   1   0   0   1   0   0   0   0  20   0   1
M_Van_D_Hoorn  DF   1  26   8   8  33 |  62   0   1   1   0   0   0   0   0   0  20  10   0
I_Falque       DM   3  15  27   9  19 |  94   0   1   3   0   1   0   0   0   0  20  30   1
G_McSheffrey   MF   1   7  29  18  37 |  62   0   0   1   0   1   0   0   0   0   0  10   1
Nuri_Sahin     MF   1   8  28   9  19 |  94   0   0   3   0   0   0   0   0   0   0  30   0
N_Ben_Khalifa  MF   1  12  27  12  25 |  94   0   2   2   0   0   0   0   0   0  40  20   0
E_Cavani       FW   2  10  11  27  26 |  66   0   0   1   0   4   0   0   0   0   0  10   8
D_Baggio       FW   2   6   9  24  21 |  94   0   0   0   0   5   0   0   0   0   0   0  17
P_Kenny        GK  27   2   2   1  20 |   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0
N_Burdisso     DF   2  27   8   7  31 |  32   0   1   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0 -20 -20
C_Ronaldo      MF   3   7  26   8  21 |  32   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0
T_Wallcott     FW   3   8  10  27  21 |  28   0   0   0   0   4   0   0   0   0 -20 -20  -8
M_McKay        FW   3   7  10  26  21 |   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0
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