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Aston Villa
4 - 2
Manchester City

Premier League

Villa Park

Sunday 17 August

Attendance: 39,955

Referee: Phil Dowd

Aston VillaManchester City
Carew (47) Agbonlahor( 69 , 74 , 76) Elano pen (64) Corluka (89)
Brad Friedel     Joe Hart    
Luke Young     Vedran Corluka    
Curtis Davies     Micah Richards    
Martin Laursen     Tal Ben-Haim    
Nicky Shorey     Javier Garrido    
Nigel Reo-Coker     Kelvin Etuhu    
Stiliyan Petrov     Fernandes Gelson     (81)
Gareth Barry     Michael Johnson    
Ashley Young     Martin Petrov    
Gabriel Agbonlahor     Blumer Elano    
John Carew     Ched Evans     (81)
Substitutes
Stuart Taylor     Kasper Schmeichel    
Marlon Harewood     Michael Ball    
Zat Knight     Nedum Onuoha    
Moustapha Salifou     Stephen Ireland     (81)
Wayne Routledge     Felipe Caicedo    
Craig Gardner     Dietmar Hamann    
Isaiah Osbourne     Daniel Sturridge     (81)
Game Statistics
14
Goal Attempts
13
11
On Target
8
5
Crosses
1
7
Corners
8
3
Offside
0
8
Fouls
11
0
Yellow Cards
1
0
Red Cards
0
55
%
45
Comments...
This is going to be a long, hard season!

Writer:Tudor
Date:Sunday August 17 2008
Time: 5:11PM

Comments

0
What shame of Aston Villa, They beat our reserve team only 4-2 !! But what happened to Bojnov?!
city 81
17/08/2008 17:18:00
0
i would have put my house on the fact that that would be the very first comment on here. lol so who is stupid enought o play a so called "reserves team " on the 1st day of the season. i think you mean you had the quality of the reserves. at least its better than having no players which is what will happen when your new owner gets banged up and his money taken... for a thai guy he doesnt half act like a true manc utv
Top_Six_Villa
17/08/2008 17:22:00
0
Come on then Villa fans, give us the grief i'm expecting then we can move on.
Tudor
17/08/2008 17:25:00
0
I dont think we could give MOM to a defender when you let 4 goals. Villa did play well, but they scored when we were going for the win after equalising. We played right to the whistle and the introduction of sturridge and Ireland injected some energy into the side. Well done Villa but I would be worried about the villa defense who will meet far better attacking side than City. Well done to City for not going to Villa for a bore draw and actually making a game of it. The scoreline a bit unfair on City but Villa deserved the win.
Buzz Lightyear
17/08/2008 17:39:00
0
Top_Six_Villa, If this is your team at full his stars, I advise you not to continue in the league :)
city 81
17/08/2008 17:48:00
0
City81, if that is your best english i suggest you go back to school. As for our defence i admit we let in sloppy goals, but that was more to do with arrogance at playing such a poor team. After the third goal went in the whole team went into showboat mode - ashley young was taking the pi$$ out of your whole team, even in his own area. In a tighter game against decent opposition we'd be more disciplined. Anyone remember the thread about City out singing the villa...... Sh!t support my lord, **** support.......
Longman
17/08/2008 18:07:00
0
Our supporters lost thier voice due to the stagnant air which surrounds Aston!
Tudor
17/08/2008 18:15:00
0
Ha ha, not as bad as the stench wafting down from Oldham!
Longman
17/08/2008 18:18:00
0
and is any air less stagnant than ancoats, like city it really is the place that time forgot
Longman
17/08/2008 18:21:00
0
Bojinov out for six months. http://www.mcfc.co.uk/default.sps?pagegid={DBD12D53-8346-431D-A04F-5D0F8664DE80}&newsid=6616236
johnburrows
17/08/2008 18:34:00
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