English Premier League

Crystal Palace vs Aston Villa 2021-22 English Premier League

  • 90'+5': Marc Guehi
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  • 15': Matt Targett
  • 86': John McGinn

Gerrard gets better of Vieira in battle of EPL greats

— Steven Gerrard got the better of Patrick Vieira in the battle of the English Premier League greats-turned-managers as goals from Matt Targett and John McGinn secured a 2-1 win for Aston Villa at Crystal Palace on Saturday.

Match Commentary

  • 0': First Half begins.
  • 15': Goal! Crystal Palace 0, Aston Villa 1. Matt Targett (Aston Villa) left footed shot from the left side of the box to the centre of the goal. Assisted by Ashley Young with a cross following a corner.
  • 29': Matthew Cash (Aston Villa) is shown the yellow card for a bad foul.
  • 29': Wilfried Zaha (Crystal Palace) is shown the yellow card.
  • 44': Joel Ward (Crystal Palace) is shown the yellow card for a bad foul.
  • 54': Marvelous Nakamba (Aston Villa) is shown the yellow card for a bad foul.
  • 56': Luka Milivojevic (Crystal Palace) is shown the yellow card for a bad foul.
  • 60': Substitution, Crystal Palace. Eberechi Eze replaces Luka Milivojevic.
  • 67': Substitution, Aston Villa. Douglas Luiz replaces Jacob Ramsey.
  • 72': Substitution, Crystal Palace. Odsonne Édouard replaces Wilfried Zaha.
  • 73': VAR Decision: No Red Card Douglas Luiz (Aston Villa).
  • 74': Douglas Luiz (Aston Villa) is shown the yellow card for a bad foul.
  • 77': Substitution, Aston Villa. Anwar El Ghazi replaces Leon Bailey.
  • 85': Substitution, Aston Villa. Emiliano Buendía replaces Ashley Young.
  • 86': Goal! Crystal Palace 0, Aston Villa 2. John McGinn (Aston Villa) left footed shot from outside the box to the top left corner. Assisted by Anwar El Ghazi.
  • 87': Substitution, Crystal Palace. Jordan Ayew replaces Michael Olise.
  • 90'+5': Goal! Crystal Palace 1, Aston Villa 2. Marc Guéhi (Crystal Palace) left footed shot from the centre of the box to the bottom right corner. Assisted by Cheikhou Kouyaté with a cross following a set piece situation.

Game Information

Competition: English Premier League

Venue: Selhurst Park
Location: London, England
Attendance: 25,203

English Premier League Standings

POS TEAM GP GD PTS
+62 Manchester City 38 91 3
+62 Arsenal 38 89 5
+45 Liverpool 38 82 4
+15 Aston Villa 38 68 10
Full Table

Statistics

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10 Fouls 12
3 Yellow Cards 3
0 Red Cards 0
0 Offsides 1
3 Corner Kicks 7
2 Saves 1
36.7 Possession 63.3
10 SHOTS 8
3 ON GOAL 3
0.3 On Target % 0.4
0 Penalty Goals 0
0 Penalty Kicks Taken 0
270 Accurate Passes 501
340 Passes 577
0.8 Pass Completion % 0.9
5 Accurate Crosses 5
9 Crosses 30
0.6 Cross % 0.2
46 Long Balls 64
19 Accurate Long Balls 45
0.4 Long Balls % 0.7
2 Blocked Shots 1
18 Effective Tackles 15
24 Tackles 20
0.8 Tackle % 0.8
6 Interceptions 9
25 Effective Clearances 6
25 Clearances 6

Line-Ups

CRY Crystal Palace (4-2-3-1)

No. Name
13 Vicente Guaita (GK)
6 Marc Guehi
5 James Tomkins
3 Tyrick Mitchell
2 Joel Ward Yellow Card
23 Conor Gallagher
8 Cheikhou Kouyaté
4 Luka Milivojevic Yellow Card
20 Christian Benteke
11 Wilfried Zaha Yellow Card
7 Michael Olise

AVL Aston Villa (4-3-3)

No. Name
1 Emiliano Martínez (GK)
5 Tyrone Mings
4 Ezri Konsa
3 Matt Targett
2 Matty Cash Yellow Card
19 Marvelous Nakamba Yellow Card
41 Jacob Ramsey
7 John McGinn
11 Ollie Watkins
18 Ashley Young
31 Leon Bailey

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