For this vital top of the table clash with Arsenal, Villa go into the game 2 points ahead with 2 games in hand, so in effect we win, we will win the Southern League. Villa have announced a very strong squad with Reo-Coker making a welcome return from Injury, the team is
Marshall, Hogg, Bouma, Clark, O’Halloran, Albrighton, Reo-Coker, Salifou, Hofbauer, Weimann, Delfouneso. Substitutes: Forrester, Bevan, Collins, Roome, Bradley
Kick off at 7PM at Villa Park
FULL TIME – Villa get a point when their first half performance should have got more than that but after taking an early second half lead Arsenal hit back to equalise but not a fatal blow to our hopes of the title.
43 mins – game reaches final few minutes with Villa pressing for the winner
24 mins – Quiet period but Arsenal get the goal their play deserves in the 2nd half
16 mins – since the goal all Arsenal as Marshall makes another good stop
9 mins – two minutes later and another great Marshall save
7 mins – fantastic start to the game as Villa have had a further chance and Marshall has had to make a great save to stop Arsenal.
GOOAAALLLL – First attack and from Albrightons cross Weimann’s effort is tpped onto the post for the FONZ to score the rebound
SECOND HALF KICKS OFF
HALF TIME – A game dominated by Villa closes with no goals but a few half chances with the forwards looking threatening at times and Arsenal’s keeper having to make vital saves
22 mins – half way through half and still Villa dominance, looking good with every attack.
17 min – Villa now well on top
12 mins – Fonz header tipped over
10 mins – quiet start, villa do the little amount of attacking, with the usual suspects of Albrighton and Weimann looking to start well
19:05 – Opening sparring, confirmed O’Halloran at CB and Bouma at LB
19:01 – Game kicks off with Arsenal