BARCLAYS PREMIER LEAGUE

Villa Park, England

Attendance: 35809

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Aston Villa

  • Leandro Bacuna 76'
  • Libor Kozák 84'

2 - 0

FT

  • 90'

    Second Half ends, Aston Villa 2, Cardiff City 0.

  • 90'

    Attempt missed. Peter Whittingham (Cardiff City) left footed shot from a difficult angle and long range on the right is too high from a direct free kick.

  • 90'

    Ciaran Clark (Aston Villa) is shown the yellow card for a bad foul.

  • 90'

    Kévin Théophile-Catherine (Cardiff City) wins a free kick on the right wing.

  • 90'

    Foul by Ciaran Clark (Aston Villa).

  • 90'

    Corner, Aston Villa. Conceded by Andrew Taylor.

  • 90'

    Attempt blocked. Leandro Bacuna (Aston Villa) left footed shot from outside the box is blocked. Assisted by Jordan Bowery.

  • 90'

    Offside, Cardiff City. Don Cowie tries a through ball, but Fraizer Campbell is caught offside.

  • 90'

    Attempt missed. Jordan Bowery (Aston Villa) right footed shot from the right side of the box is close, but misses to the right. Assisted by Christian Benteke.

  • 88'

    Substitution, Aston Villa. Jordan Bowery replaces Libor Kozák.

  • 87'

    Offside, Cardiff City. Gary Medel tries a through ball, but Steven Caulker is caught offside.

  • 87'

    Corner, Cardiff City. Conceded by Libor Kozák.

  • 87'

    Attempt blocked. Steven Caulker (Cardiff City) header from the centre of the box is blocked. Assisted by Peter Whittingham with a cross.

  • 86'

    Corner, Cardiff City. Conceded by Ron Vlaar.

  • 85'

    Attempt blocked. Ashley Westwood (Aston Villa) right footed shot from outside the box is blocked.

  • 84'

    Goal! Aston Villa 2, Cardiff City 0. Libor Kozák (Aston Villa) header from the centre of the box to the bottom right corner. Assisted by Matthew Lowton with a headed pass.

  • 82'

    Substitution, Cardiff City. Nicky Maynard replaces Craig Bellamy.

  • 80'

    Offside, Aston Villa. Ciaran Clark tries a through ball, but Nathan Baker is caught offside.

  • 80'

    Corner, Aston Villa. Conceded by Steven Caulker.

  • 79'

    Corner, Aston Villa. Conceded by Kévin Théophile-Catherine.

  • 76'

    Goal! Aston Villa 1, Cardiff City 0. Leandro Bacuna (Aston Villa) from a free kick with a right footed shot to the top right corner.

  • 75'

    Gary Medel (Cardiff City) is shown the yellow card for a bad foul.

  • 75'

    Leandro Bacuna (Aston Villa) wins a free kick in the attacking half.

  • 75'

    Foul by Gary Medel (Cardiff City).

  • 74'

    Substitution, Aston Villa. Matthew Lowton replaces Karim El Ahmadi.

  • 73'

    Attempt missed. Christian Benteke (Aston Villa) header from the centre of the box misses to the right. Assisted by Ciaran Clark with a cross.

  • 73'

    Attempt blocked. Aleksandar Tonev (Aston Villa) right footed shot from outside the box is blocked. Assisted by Karim El Ahmadi.

  • 71'

    Attempt missed. Gary Medel (Cardiff City) right footed shot from outside the box is high and wide to the right. Assisted by Peter Whittingham.

  • 68'

    Foul by Libor Kozák (Aston Villa).

  • 68'

    Andrew Taylor (Cardiff City) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

  • 67'

    Attempt missed. Christian Benteke (Aston Villa) header from the centre of the box is close, but misses to the left. Assisted by Karim El Ahmadi with a cross following a fast break.

  • 66'

    Fraizer Campbell (Cardiff City) wins a free kick on the right wing.

  • 66'

    Foul by Ciaran Clark (Aston Villa).

  • 65'

    Substitution, Cardiff City. Jordon Mutch replaces Aron Gunnarsson.

  • 65'

    Delay over. They are ready to continue.

  • 64'

    Delay in match Nathan Baker (Aston Villa) because of an injury.

  • 63'

    Attempt missed. Ashley Westwood (Aston Villa) right footed shot from outside the box misses to the right.

  • 61'

    Libor Kozák (Aston Villa) wins a free kick on the left wing.

  • 61'

    Foul by Gary Medel (Cardiff City).

  • 58'

    Foul by Libor Kozák (Aston Villa).

  • 58'

    Ben Turner (Cardiff City) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

  • 57'

    Kévin Théophile-Catherine (Cardiff City) wins a free kick on the right wing.

  • 57'

    Foul by Aleksandar Tonev (Aston Villa).

  • 55'

    Substitution, Cardiff City. Fraizer Campbell replaces Peter Odemwingie.

  • 54'

    Delay over. They are ready to continue.

  • 53'

    Delay in match Aron Gunnarsson (Cardiff City) because of an injury.

  • 52'

    Attempt blocked. Aleksandar Tonev (Aston Villa) right footed shot from a difficult angle and long range on the left is blocked. Assisted by Ashley Westwood.

  • 50'

    Corner, Aston Villa. Conceded by David Marshall.

  • 50'

    Attempt saved. Libor Kozák (Aston Villa) header from the centre of the box is saved in the bottom right corner. Assisted by Leandro Bacuna with a cross.

  • 48'

    Peter Odemwingie (Cardiff City) wins a free kick in the attacking half.

  • 48'

    Foul by Nathan Baker (Aston Villa).

  • 46'

    Offside, Cardiff City. Andrew Taylor tries a through ball, but Peter Odemwingie is caught offside.

  • 45'

    Second Half begins Aston Villa 0, Cardiff City 0.

  •  

    Match ends, Aston Villa 2, Cardiff City 0.

  • 45'

    First Half ends, Aston Villa 0, Cardiff City 0.

  • 45'

    Attempt missed. Don Cowie (Cardiff City) header from the centre of the box is too high. Assisted by Kévin Théophile-Catherine with a cross.

  • 44'

    Attempt missed. Aleksandar Tonev (Aston Villa) left footed shot from outside the box is high and wide to the left.

  • 38'

    Attempt missed. Karim El Ahmadi (Aston Villa) right footed shot from outside the box is close, but misses to the left. Assisted by Christian Benteke.

  • 34'

    Offside, Aston Villa. Ciaran Clark tries a through ball, but Libor Kozák is caught offside.

  • 32'

    Foul by Libor Kozák (Aston Villa).

  • 32'

    Andrew Taylor (Cardiff City) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

  • 30'

    Attempt saved. Craig Bellamy (Cardiff City) right footed shot from outside the box is saved in the top left corner.

  • 29'

    Foul by Karim El Ahmadi (Aston Villa).

  • 29'

    Craig Bellamy (Cardiff City) wins a free kick in the attacking half.

  • 27'

    Offside, Cardiff City. Ben Turner tries a through ball, but Peter Odemwingie is caught offside.

  • 25'

    Offside, Cardiff City. Steven Caulker tries a through ball, but Peter Odemwingie is caught offside.

  • 23'

    Offside, Aston Villa. Libor Kozák tries a through ball, but Christian Benteke is caught offside.

  • 22'

    Delay over. They are ready to continue.

  • 21'

    Delay in match Gary Medel (Cardiff City) because of an injury.

  • 17'

    Kévin Théophile-Catherine (Cardiff City) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

  • 17'

    Foul by Christian Benteke (Aston Villa).

  • 15'

    Offside, Aston Villa. Yacouba Sylla tries a through ball, but Christian Benteke is caught offside.

  • 14'

    Foul by Steven Caulker (Cardiff City).

  • 14'

    Christian Benteke (Aston Villa) wins a free kick in the attacking half.

  • 13'

    Offside, Cardiff City. Ben Turner tries a through ball, but Peter Odemwingie is caught offside.

  • 12'

    Attempt saved. Aron Gunnarsson (Cardiff City) left footed shot from the left side of the box is saved in the centre of the goal. Assisted by Andrew Taylor.

  • 11'

    Attempt missed. Christian Benteke (Aston Villa) header from the centre of the box misses to the right. Assisted by Ashley Westwood with a cross following a corner.

  • 11'

    Corner, Aston Villa. Conceded by David Marshall.

  • 11'

    Attempt saved. Christian Benteke (Aston Villa) right footed shot from outside the box is saved in the bottom left corner. Assisted by Ashley Westwood.

  • 10'

    Corner, Cardiff City. Conceded by Libor Kozák.

  • 9'

    Foul by Aleksandar Tonev (Aston Villa).

  • 9'

    Aron Gunnarsson (Cardiff City) wins a free kick in the attacking half.

  • 8'

    Attempt saved. Yacouba Sylla (Aston Villa) right footed shot from outside the box is saved in the bottom left corner.

  • 7'

    Attempt missed. Peter Odemwingie (Cardiff City) right footed shot from the centre of the box misses to the right. Assisted by Aron Gunnarsson.

  • 7'

    Attempt missed. Aron Gunnarsson (Cardiff City) right footed shot from the centre of the box misses to the left. Assisted by Don Cowie.

  • 5'

    Attempt saved. Karim El Ahmadi (Aston Villa) right footed shot from outside the box is saved in the bottom left corner. Assisted by Christian Benteke.

  • 2'

    Offside, Cardiff City. David Marshall tries a through ball, but Peter Odemwingie is caught offside.

  • 1'

    Offside, Aston Villa. Ciaran Clark tries a through ball, but Libor Kozák is caught offside.

  •  

    Lineups are announced and players are warming up.

  •  

    First Half begins.

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