ASTON VILLA 1
- Milner (pen) 5
MANCHESTER UNITED 2
- Owen 13,
- Rooney 74
**Manchester United successfully defend Carling Cup title. In the final, Manchester United 2-1 Aston Villa bow after first miss.
MU behind quickly after James Milner makes Villa led directly to the 5th minute of the match in Wembley, Sunday (28.2.2010). Michael Owen returned quickly to equalize even at the end of the first half he had to be pulled out.
Wayne Rooney is in place then a hero Owen MU victory. His beautiful header ensure 'Red Devils' fourth success in the Carling Cup after a champion in 1992, 2006 and 2009.
In the fourth minute penalty after Villa had Nemanja Vidic dropped Gabriel Agbonlahor in the box forbidden. James Milner who became executor of the perfect finish to make Villa winning 1-0 at minute 5.
MU quickly returned. Error from Richard Dunne made Dimitar Berbatov had handed the ball to Michael Owen who then successfully send a round through the skin of Brad Friedel. New action to walk 13 minutes and had two goals are created!
Milner's goal threatened MU three minutes later. Penetration ending with a hard kick from the edge of the penalty box and forced Tomasz Kuszczak saves a stretch goal.
In the 27th minute Emile Heskey's turn to test Kuszczak. He controlled the ball before then fired and forced Kuszczak to the rescue.
Owen seems to have problems. Sure enough, he had to be pulled out three minutes before the interval and replaced by Wayne Rooney.
Chelsea gained a golden opportunity in the first half injury time. Park Ji Sung had fired the ball into the net despite hitting only the pole.
MU immediately slapped in the early second round. Four minutes of the game goes, Michael Carrick fired a shot which Friedel had to rescue neat.
At the 64 minute turn-looking Rafael injury. The result also revealed Gary Neville to replace him in the 66th minute. It's been two changes made the MU while Villa have not at all.
Six minutes later, Villa had a soccer corner and Berbatov's effort to banish the head instead to make the ball fall in front of Ashley Young. He then went on to kick volleyball is still spreading despite the direction of the goal.
MU finally turned 74-minute lead on. Rooney is making the MU lead after welcoming Antonio Valencia cross into the Villa net.
Four minutes later Rooney heads back to "talk". Again, starting from Valencia cross, this time Rooney header hit the goalpost.
Villa's first turnover to occur at minute 80 with John Carew replacing Carlos Cuellar; attacker to defender. Sign that Villa would be more offensive to catch up on the rest of the time.
Villa nearly equalized on 82 minutes. James Collins ball and cross the ball looks a bit about Vidic before sliding to the MU goalkeeper Kuszczak though the ball can still be dismissed.
Aston Villa: Friedel, Cuellar (Carrew '80), Collins, Dunne, Warnock, Ashley Young, Milner, Petrov, Downing, Heskey, Agbonlahor.
Manchester United: Kuszczak, Rafael Da Silva (Neville '66), Vidic, J Evans, Evra, Valencia, Fletcher, Carrick, Park (Gibson '85), Owen (Rooney '42), Berbatov.