Aston Villa v Liverpool, 29 December 2009

Score1-0 to Liverpool
RefereeLee Probert
CompetitionPremier League
VenueVilla Park
Attendance42,788

0 Aston Villa

Manager: Martin O'Neill

1 Liverpool

Manager: Rafa Benítez

Goals:

Goals:

Fernando Torres 90 G

Starting lineup:

Goalkeeper Brad Friedel
Defender Carlos Cuellar
Defender Luke Young
Defender/Centre back Richard Dunne
Defender/Midfielder James Milner
Defender/Midfielder Stephen Warnock
Midfielder Stewart Downing
Midfielder Stilian Petrov
Midfielder Nigel Reo-Coker
Forward John Carew

Starting lineup:

Goalkeeper Pepe Reina
Defender/Centre back Daniel Agger
Defender/Full back Glen Johnson
Defender/Midfielder Jamie Carragher
Defender/Midfielder Lucas Leiva
Defender/Left back Emiliano Insua
Midfielder Alberto Aquilani
Midfielder Yossi Benayoun
Midfielder Steven Gerrard
Midfielder/Forward Dirk Kuyt
Forward Fernando Torres

Substitutions:

Marc Albrighton for Nigel Reo-Coker 72
Steve Sidwell for Stewart Downing 79

Substitutions:

Ryan Babel for Alberto Aquilani 77
Martin Škrtel for Glen Johnson 89
Fabio Aurelio for Yossi Benayoun 90

Cards:

Richard Dunne 41 Y

Cards:

Lucas Leiva 43 Y

On the bench:

Goalkeeper Brad Guzan
Defender Habib Beye
Defender/Centre back James M Collins
Midfielder Marc Albrighton
Midfielder Fabian Delph
Midfielder Steve Sidwell

On the bench:

Goalkeeper Diego Cavalieri
Defender/Centre back Martin Škrtel
Defender/Midfielder Fabio Aurelio
Midfielder Jay Spearing
Forward Ryan Babel
Forward David N'Gog

Comments:

League position: 6th

Comments:

League position: 7th