Aston Villa v Liverpool, 18 December 2002

Score4-3 to Liverpool
RefereeGraham Barber
CompetitionLeague Cup 5th round
VenueVilla Park
Attendance38,530
KICK-OFF DELAYED UNTIL 9.05pm DUE TO TICKETING PROBLEMS

Goals:

Darius Vassell penalty 23 P
Thomas Hitzlsperger 72 G
Stephane Henchoz own goal 88 OG

Goals:

Danny Murphy 27 G
Milan Baros 54 G
Steven Gerrard 67 G
Danny Murphy 90 G

Starting lineup:

Goalkeeper Peter Enckelman
Defender JLloyd Samuel
Defender/Centre back Ronny Johnsen
Defender/Centre back Olof Mellberg
Defender/Forward Dion Dublin
Defender/Midfielder Gareth Barry
Defender/Midfielder Ulises de la Cruz
Midfielder Lee Hendrie
Midfielder Thomas Hitzlsperger
Midfielder Oyvind Leonhardsen
Forward Darius Vassell

Starting lineup:

Goalkeeper Chris Kirkland
Defender Markus Babbel
Defender John Arne Riise
Defender Djimi Traore
Defender/Centre back Stephane Henchoz
Defender/Centre back Sami Hyypia
Midfielder Salif Diao
Midfielder Steven Gerrard
Midfielder Danny Murphy
Forward Milan Baros
Forward Michael Owen

Substitutions:

Juan Pablo Angel for Ulises de la Cruz 79
Mark Kinsella for Lee Hendrie 83

Substitutions:

Jamie Carragher for Markus Babbel 39
Emile Heskey for Michael Owen 76

Cards:

Cards:

Danny Murphy 10 Y
Sami Hyypia 17 Y
Stephane Henchoz 37 Y

On the bench:

Midfielder Mark Kinsella

On the bench:

Defender/Midfielder Jamie Carragher
Forward Emile Heskey

Comments:

Unused substitutes: Stefan Postma, Mustapha Hadji and Marcus Allback.

Comments:

Unused substitutes: Jerzy Dudek, Vladimir Smicer and El Hadji Diouf.