Date: 23rd August 2006 at 11:15pm
Written by:
Aston Villa
2 – 1
Reading

Villa Park

23/08/2006

Attendance: 37 329

Aston VillaReading
Angel (34, pen) Barry (61)Doyle (4)
Thomas SorensenMarcus Hahnemann
Aaron HughesGraeme Murty
Olof MellbergIbrahima Sonko
 
Liam RidgewellIvar Ingimarsson
 
Jlloyd Samuel
 
59Nicky Shorey
Luke MooreSeol Ki-Hyeon
Steven DavisJames Harper
Gavin McCann
 
Steve Sidwell
Gareth BarryBobby Convey65
Gabriel AgbonlahorKevin Doyle81
Juan Pablo AngelLeroy Lita36

Substitutes

Peter Whittingham59Brynjar Gunnarsson36
Lee HendrieGraham Stack
Stuart TaylorJohn Oster
Martin LaursenShane Long81
Djemba-DjembaStephen Hunt65

Game Statistics

11Goal attempts5
0On Target0
1Corners6
0Fouls0
2Yellow Cards1
0Red Cards0
49%51
 

5 Replies to “Stats: Aston Villa v Reading 23/08/2006”

  • Inspired sub, Samuel was having a shocker. DOL would have kept him on. Whittingham stuck the only decent cross in. Good to see us up the league even at this stage.

  • Was a tight game and i was very impressed with Reading who continued to look good even with 10 men. MONs switch from 4-3-3 to 4-4-2 just before the sending off was the turning point of the game. Its nice to see a villa manager that can an actually have an

  • Was nice to see a Villa manager actually standing on the sidelines and not hiding in the back of the dug out. His honest post-match interviews are a breath of fresh air too

  • Couldn’t get to the game coz working in Cambridge, but watched Soccer night on Sky and MOTD. Sounded like we were very lucky to get all 3 points and the sending off was very dubious. Nice to have a bit of luck tho.

  • Red card was a little harsh, it looked more of a clumsy challenge than anything malicious. It definitely changed the course of the game, them down to ten, and having to take the livewire Lita off. This was definitely a game we’d have lost last season, par

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