Manchester City v Aston Villa, 31 March 2001

Score3-1 to Aston Villa
RefereeRob Styles
CompetitionPremier League
VenueMaine Road
Attendance34,247

Goals:

Shaun Goater 12 G

Goals:

Paul Merson 14 G
Dion Dublin 45 G
Lee Hendrie 65 G

Starting lineup:

Goalkeeper Nicky Weaver
Defender Laurent Charvet
Defender/Centre back Richard Dunne
Defender/Centre back Spencer Prior
Defender/Midfielder Danny Granville
Defender/Midfielder Danny Tiatto
Midfielder Andrei Kanchelskis
Midfielder Jeff Whitley
Forward Shaun Goater
Forward Egil Ostenstad

Starting lineup:

Goalkeeper David James
Defender Alpay Özalan
Defender Mark Delaney
Defender Gareth Southgate
Defender/Left back Alan Wright
Midfielder George Boateng
Midfielder Lee Hendrie
Midfielder Paul Merson
Midfielder Steve Stone
Midfielder Ian Taylor
Forward Dion Dublin

Substitutions:

Mark Kennedy for Danny Granville 46
Darren Huckerby for Andrei Kanchelskis 55
Gerard Wiekens for Egil Ostenstad 82

Substitutions:

Steve Staunton for Ian Taylor 58
Julian Joachim for Paul Merson 75
Darius Vassell for Dion Dublin 89

Cards:

Alfe-Inge Håland 23 Y
Jeff Whitley 38 Y
Spencer Prior 69 Y
Laurent Charvet 75 Y
Danny Tiatto 77 Y
Mark Kennedy 81 Y
Danny Tiatto 81 Y
Danny Tiatto 81 R

Cards:

George Boateng 29 Y
Dion Dublin 31 Y
Alan Wright 60 Y
Gareth Southgate 72 Y

On the bench:

Defender Gerard Wiekens
Midfielder Mark Kennedy
Forward Darren Huckerby

On the bench:

Defender Steve Staunton
Forward Julian Joachim
Forward Darius Vassell