Wednesday, December 2, 2009
Aston Villa managed to beat Portsmouth at the 5th round of the Carling Cup arena. Villa managed to lead 4-2 from the host Portsmouth at Fratton Park, Tuesday, December 1, 2009.
Portsmouth is a benefit to the host status. And it proved when the team coming from behind Aston Villa own goal by Martin Petrov in the 10th minute.
But Emile Heskey managed to equalize in the 12th minute. Even besutan Martin O'Neil's teams excel in the minutes turned to 27 by James Milner goal. This position lasted until 2-1 halftime.
Entering the second half, Aston Villa return to Fratton Park fell silent public. Stewart Downing scored on 74 minutes managed to change the status to be 3-1 for the benefits of The Villa ..
Asa The Pompey had a chance to grow again when Nwankwo Kanu managed to minimize the miss in the 87th minute. But in the rest of the time, instead of an equalizer, it besutan team coach Avram Grant newer back pierced.
The young winger Ashley Young Villa scored his goals during the match a minute left. Until the game was over, the position 2-4 Aston Villa for excellence has not changed.
With this victory Aston Villa headed the right semi-finals which will be held with the home and away format in the 4 and the upcoming January 18, 2010.
Labels: Carling Cup