Aston Villa v Arsenal, 18 January 2004

Score2-0 to Arsenal
RefereeMark Halsey
CompetitionPremier League
VenueVilla Park
Attendance39,380
KICK-OFF: 2.00pm

2 Arsenal

Manager: Arsene Wenger

Goals:

Goals:

Thierry Henry 29 G
Thierry Henry penalty 53 P

Starting lineup:

Goalkeeper Thomas Sorensen
Defender/Right back Mark Delaney
Defender JLloyd Samuel
Defender/Centre back Ronny Johnsen
Defender/Centre back Olof Mellberg
Defender/Midfielder Gareth Barry
Midfielder Lee Hendrie
Midfielder Thomas Hitzlsperger
Midfielder Peter Whittingham
Forward Marcus Allback

Starting lineup:

Goalkeeper Jens Lehmann
Defender/Centre back Sol Campbell
Defender/Centre back Pascal Cygan
Defender/Midfielder Lauren
Defender/Left back Ashley Cole
Midfielder Gilberto Silva
Midfielder Freddie Ljungberg
Midfielder Robert Pires
Midfielder Patrick Vieira
Forward Thierry Henry
Forward Nwankwo Kanu

Substitutions:

Peter Crouch for Marcus Allback 86
Ulises de la Cruz for Lee Hendrie 86
Liam Ridgewell for Gareth Barry 86

Substitutions:

Ray Parlour for Freddie Ljungberg 76
Kolo Toure for Nwankwo Kanu 76
Edu for Robert Pires 77

Cards:

Mark Delaney 29 Y
Olof Mellberg 34 Y
Peter Whittingham 45 Y
Gareth Barry 59 Y

Cards:

Patrick Vieira 55 Y

On the bench:

Defender/Midfielder Ulises de la Cruz
Defender/Midfielder Liam Ridgewell
Forward Peter Crouch

On the bench:

Defender/Midfielder Kolo Toure
Midfielder Edu
Midfielder Ray Parlour

Comments:

League position: 12th Unused substitutes: Dion Dublin and Stefan Postma

Comments:

League position: 1st Unused substitutes: Martin Keown and Graham Stack