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Aston Villa vs Crystal Palace

Villa 3 Palace 0

Villa3
Traoré5'
Hause66'
El Ghazi76'
Palace0
Sat 26 Dec 15:00(KO listed in users′ timezone)

Premier LeagueVilla Park

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MCIManchester City
38
27
5
6
83
32
+51
86
2
MUNManchester United
38
21
11
6
73
44
+29
74
3
LIVLiverpool
38
20
9
9
68
42
+26
69
4
CHEChelsea
38
19
10
9
58
36
+22
67
5
LEILeicester City
38
20
6
12
68
50
+18
66
6
WHUWest Ham United
38
19
8
11
62
47
+15
65
7
TOTTottenham Hotspur
38
18
8
12
68
45
+23
62
8
ARSArsenal
38
18
7
13
55
39
+16
61
9
LEELeeds United
38
18
5
15
62
54
+8
59
10
EVEEverton
38
17
8
13
47
48
-1
59
11
AVLAston Villa
38
16
7
15
55
46
+9
55
12
NEWNewcastle United
38
12
9
17
46
62
-16
45
13
WOLWolverhampton Wanderers
38
12
9
17
36
52
-16
45
14
CRYCrystal Palace
38
12
8
18
41
66
-25
44
15
SOUSouthampton
38
12
7
19
47
68
-21
43
16
BHABrighton and Hove Albion
38
9
14
15
40
46
-6
41
17
BURBurnley
38
10
9
19
33
55
-22
39
18
FULFulham
38
5
13
20
27
53
-26
28
19
WBAWest Bromwich Albion
38
5
11
22
35
76
-41
26
20
SHUSheffield United
38
7
2
29
20
63
-43
23

Match Blog

Full-Time

Match ends, Aston Villa 3, Crystal Palace 0.
90'+3'

miss

Attempt missed. Wilfried Zaha (Crystal Palace) right footed shot from outside the box is high and wide to the right. Assisted by Andros Townsend.
90'+3'

free kick won

Wilfried Zaha (Crystal Palace) wins a free kick on the left wing.
90'+2'

miss

Attempt missed. Christian Benteke (Crystal Palace) left footed shot from the centre of the box is close, but misses to the left. Assisted by Patrick van Aanholt.
90'+1'

Substitution

Aston Villa
Douglas Luiz(6)
off
Jacob
Ramsey(41)
on
90'+1'

miss

Attempt missed. Joel Ward (Crystal Palace) right footed shot from outside the box is too high. Assisted by Eberechi Eze.
89'

attempt saved

Attempt saved. Eberechi Eze (Crystal Palace) right footed shot from outside the box is saved in the centre of the goal. Assisted by Michy Batshuayi.
88'

miss

Attempt missed. Jairo Riedewald (Crystal Palace) left footed shot from the left side of the box is high and wide to the left.
88'

post

Ollie Watkins (Aston Villa) hits the right post with a left footed shot from the centre of the box. Assisted by Jack Grealish.
87'

attempt saved

Attempt saved. Ollie Watkins (Aston Villa) left footed shot from the centre of the box is saved in the centre of the goal. Assisted by Jack Grealish with a through ball.
86'

free kick won

Matt Targett (Aston Villa) wins a free kick in the attacking half.
86'

Substitution

Aston Villa
Anwar
El Ghazi(21)
off
Ahmed El Mohamady
Ahmed El Mohamady(27)
on
85'

free kick won

Wilfried Zaha (Crystal Palace) wins a free kick in the defensive half.
85'

attempt saved

Attempt saved. Eberechi Eze (Crystal Palace) right footed shot from outside the box is saved in the centre of the goal. Assisted by Jairo Riedewald.
83'

Yellow Card

Eze(25)
Eberechi Eze (Crystal Palace) is shown the yellow card for a bad foul.
83'

free kick won

Jack Grealish (Aston Villa) wins a free kick in the defensive half.
82'

miss

Attempt missed. Scott Dann (Crystal Palace) right footed shot from the centre of the box misses to the left. Assisted by Christian Benteke with a headed pass following a corner.
82'

Substitution

Crystal Palace
Jeffrey
Schlupp(15)
off
Andros
Townsend(10)
on
82'

corner

Corner, Crystal Palace. Conceded by Kortney Hause.
78'

free kick won

Ollie Watkins (Aston Villa) wins a free kick in the defensive half.
78'

miss

Attempt missed. Christian Benteke (Crystal Palace) header from the centre of the box misses to the left. Assisted by Michy Batshuayi with a cross.
76'

Aston Villa Goal

Aston Villa
Goal!
Aston Villa
Anwar
El Ghazi(21)
Goal! Aston Villa 3, Crystal Palace 0. Anwar El Ghazi (Aston Villa) right footed shot from the right side of the box to the top left corner. Assisted by Ollie Watkins following a fast break.
75'

Substitution

Crystal Palace
James
McArthur(18)
off
Michy Batshuayi
Michy
Batshuayi(23)
on
74'

free kick won

Wilfried Zaha (Crystal Palace) wins a free kick in the defensive half.
74'

attempt blocked

Attempt blocked. Ollie Watkins (Aston Villa) right footed shot from the centre of the box is blocked. Assisted by Jack Grealish.
73'

free kick won

John McGinn (Aston Villa) wins a free kick on the left wing.
72'

corner

Corner, Crystal Palace. Conceded by Matt Targett.
69'

Substitution

Crystal Palace
Luka
Milivojevic(4)
off
Jairo
Riedewald(44)
on
68'

Yellow Card

Ward(2)
Joel Ward (Crystal Palace) is shown the yellow card for a bad foul.
68'

free kick won

Jack Grealish (Aston Villa) wins a free kick on the left wing.
66'

Aston Villa Goal

Aston Villa
Goal!
Aston Villa
Kortney
Hause(30)
Goal! Aston Villa 2, Crystal Palace 0. Kortney Hause (Aston Villa) header from very close range to the bottom right corner following a set piece situation.
66'

post

Ollie Watkins (Aston Villa) hits the bar with a header from the centre of the box. Assisted by Anwar El Ghazi with a cross following a set piece situation.
66'

free kick won

Anwar El Ghazi (Aston Villa) wins a free kick on the right wing.
65'

free kick won

Ezri Konsa Ngoyo (Aston Villa) wins a free kick in the defensive half.
64'

attempt blocked

Attempt blocked. Luka Milivojevic (Crystal Palace) right footed shot from outside the box is blocked.
63'

free kick won

Wilfried Zaha (Crystal Palace) wins a free kick in the attacking half.
62'

free kick won

Patrick van Aanholt (Crystal Palace) wins a free kick in the defensive half.
62'

offside

Offside, Crystal Palace. Jeffrey Schlupp tries a through ball, but Christian Benteke is caught offside.
60'

free kick won

Ezri Konsa Ngoyo (Aston Villa) wins a free kick in the defensive half.
59'

attempt blocked

Attempt blocked. Ollie Watkins (Aston Villa) header from the centre of the box is blocked. Assisted by Anwar El Ghazi with a cross.
58'

free kick won

Douglas Luiz (Aston Villa) wins a free kick in the attacking half.
56'

Yellow Card

Milivojevic(4)
Luka Milivojevic (Crystal Palace) is shown the yellow card for a bad foul.
56'

free kick won

Jack Grealish (Aston Villa) wins a free kick on the left wing.
55'

free kick won

Wilfried Zaha (Crystal Palace) wins a free kick in the attacking half.
52'

free kick won

Eberechi Eze (Crystal Palace) wins a free kick in the defensive half.
51'

free kick won

Ollie Watkins (Aston Villa) wins a free kick in the defensive half.
50'

attempt saved

Attempt saved. Anwar El Ghazi (Aston Villa) right footed shot from outside the box is saved in the centre of the goal. Assisted by Matthew Cash.
49'

corner

Corner, Aston Villa. Conceded by Cheikhou Kouyaté.
49'

attempt blocked

Attempt blocked. Ollie Watkins (Aston Villa) left footed shot from a difficult angle on the left is blocked. Assisted by Jack Grealish.
46'

offside

Offside, Aston Villa. Anwar El Ghazi tries a through ball, but Ollie Watkins is caught offside.

First-Half Ends

First Half ends, Aston Villa 1, Crystal Palace 0.
45'+4'

attempt saved

Attempt saved. Eberechi Eze (Crystal Palace) right footed shot from the centre of the box is saved in the centre of the goal. Assisted by James McArthur.
45'+3'

Substitution

Aston Villa
Bertrand
Traoré(15)
off
Ezri
Konsa Ngoyo(4)
on
45'+2'

attempt saved

Attempt saved. Luka Milivojevic (Crystal Palace) right footed shot from outside the box is saved in the top right corner.
45'+1'

Yellow Card

Grealish(10)
Jack Grealish (Aston Villa) is shown the yellow card.
45'

secondyellow card

Second yellow card to Tyrone Mings (Aston Villa) for a bad foul.
45'

free kick won

Wilfried Zaha (Crystal Palace) wins a free kick in the attacking half.
42'

miss

Attempt missed. Ollie Watkins (Aston Villa) header from the centre of the box is too high. Assisted by Bertrand Traoré with a cross following a set piece situation.
41'

free kick won

Jack Grealish (Aston Villa) wins a free kick on the left wing.
41'

attempt blocked

Attempt blocked. Jack Grealish (Aston Villa) left footed shot from the centre of the box is blocked.
41'

attempt saved

Attempt saved. Anwar El Ghazi (Aston Villa) right footed shot from the centre of the box is saved in the centre of the goal. Assisted by Ollie Watkins with a cross.
39'

Yellow Card

Zaha(11)
Wilfried Zaha (Crystal Palace) is shown the yellow card.
39'

Yellow Card

Mings(5)
Tyrone Mings (Aston Villa) is shown the yellow card.
39'

free kick won

Wilfried Zaha (Crystal Palace) wins a free kick in the defensive half.
37'

free kick won

Cheikhou Kouyaté (Crystal Palace) wins a free kick in the defensive half.
35'

miss

Attempt missed. Anwar El Ghazi (Aston Villa) right footed shot from outside the box is close, but misses to the left. Assisted by Jack Grealish.
33'

free kick won

Jeffrey Schlupp (Crystal Palace) wins a free kick in the attacking half.
31'

free kick won

Eberechi Eze (Crystal Palace) wins a free kick in the defensive half.
31'

attempt saved

Attempt saved. Luka Milivojevic (Crystal Palace) right footed shot from outside the box is saved in the top centre of the goal.
30'

free kick won

Wilfried Zaha (Crystal Palace) wins a free kick in the attacking half.
28'

free kick won

Luka Milivojevic (Crystal Palace) wins a free kick in the defensive half.
27'

free kick won

Luka Milivojevic (Crystal Palace) wins a free kick in the defensive half.
25'

VAR

VAR Decision: No Penalty Crystal Palace.
22'

attempt saved

Attempt saved. Anwar El Ghazi (Aston Villa) right footed shot from very close range is saved in the centre of the goal.
22'

attempt blocked

Attempt blocked. Ollie Watkins (Aston Villa) header from the right side of the six yard box is blocked.
21'

corner

Corner, Aston Villa. Conceded by Joel Ward.
20'

corner

Corner, Aston Villa. Conceded by Wilfried Zaha.
20'

attempt saved

Attempt saved. Jack Grealish (Aston Villa) left footed shot from the centre of the box is saved in the bottom left corner. Assisted by Bertrand Traoré with a through ball.
19'

corner

Corner, Crystal Palace. Conceded by Tyrone Mings.
18'

free kick won

Jeffrey Schlupp (Crystal Palace) wins a free kick on the right wing.
18'

free kick won

John McGinn (Aston Villa) wins a free kick in the defensive half.
17'

miss

Attempt missed. Bertrand Traoré (Aston Villa) left footed shot from the centre of the box is too high. Assisted by Jack Grealish.
17'

post

Bertrand Traoré (Aston Villa) hits the left post with a left footed shot from outside the box. Assisted by Ollie Watkins.
16'

offside

Offside, Crystal Palace. Patrick van Aanholt tries a through ball, but Christian Benteke is caught offside.
15'

corner

Corner, Crystal Palace. Conceded by Matthew Cash.
13'

free kick won

Anwar El Ghazi (Aston Villa) wins a free kick on the left wing.
8'

free kick won

Jack Grealish (Aston Villa) wins a free kick in the attacking half.
7'

corner

Corner, Aston Villa. Conceded by Patrick van Aanholt.
5'

Aston Villa Goal

Aston Villa
Goal!
Aston Villa
Bertrand
Traoré(15)
Goal! Aston Villa 1, Crystal Palace 0. Bertrand Traoré (Aston Villa) right footed shot from the centre of the box to the centre of the goal following a fast break.
5'

attempt saved

Attempt saved. Ollie Watkins (Aston Villa) right footed shot from a difficult angle on the right is saved in the centre of the goal. Assisted by Bertrand Traoré.
3'

free kick won

Jeffrey Schlupp (Crystal Palace) wins a free kick in the defensive half.
3'

free kick won

John McGinn (Aston Villa) wins a free kick in the attacking half.
1'

attempt saved

Attempt saved. Wilfried Zaha (Crystal Palace) left footed shot from the centre of the box is saved in the centre of the goal.

Kick-Off

lineup

Lineups are announced and players are warming up.

Starting lineup

31
Vicente Guaita
GK
8
Cheikhou Kouyaté
DF
3
Patrick van Aanholt
DF
2
Joel Ward
DF
68'
6
Scott Dann
DF
15
Jeffrey Schlupp
MF
substitution icon82'
4
Luka Milivojevic
MF
56'
substitution icon69'
25
Eberechi Eze
MF
83'
18
James McArthur
MF
substitution icon75'
20
Christian Benteke
S
11
Wilfried Zaha
S
39'

Substitutes

1
Jack Butland
5
James Tomkins
9
Jordan Ayew
10
Andros Townsend
substitution icon82'
17
Nathaniel Clyne
22
James McCarthy
23
Michy Batshuayi
substitution icon75'
27
Tyrick Mitchell
44
Jairo Riedewald
substitution icon69'

Starting lineup

26
Emiliano Martínez
GK
2
Matthew Cash
DF
30
Kortney Hause
DF
66'
18
Matt Targett
DF
5
Tyrone Mings
DF
39'
7
John McGinn
MF
15
Bertrand Traoré
MF
5'
substitution icon45'+3'
21
Anwar El Ghazi
MF
76'
substitution icon86'
6
Douglas Luiz
MF
substitution icon90'+1'
10
Jack Grealish
MF
45'+1'
11
Ollie Watkins
S

Substitutes

1
Tom Heaton
3
Neil Taylor
4
Ezri Konsa Ngoyo
substitution icon45'+3'
14
Conor Hourihane
19
Marvelous Nakamba
24
Frederic Guilbert
27
Ahmed El Mohamady
substitution icon86'
39
Keinan Davis
41
Jacob Ramsey
substitution icon90'+1'
Aston Villa

Team stats

Crystal Palace
Possession
39%
61%
Shots on target
9
6
Shots off target
6
6
Corners
4
4
Passes completed
214
388
Free kicks
16
17
Offsides
1
2

Top performing palace players

Successful passes
5466
James McArthur
James McArthur
Duels won
11
Wilfried Zaha
Wilfried Zaha
Crosses
8
Eberechi Eze
Eberechi Eze
Touches
81
Patrick van Aanholt
Patrick van Aanholt
Tackles
3
Jeffrey Schlupp
Jeffrey Schlupp
LEI
2-2
MUN
FUL
0-0
SOU
ARS
3-1
CHE
SHU
0-1
EVE
MCI
2-0
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Starting lineup

31
Vicente Guaita
GK
8
Cheikhou Kouyaté
DF
3
Patrick van Aanholt
DF
2
Joel Ward
DF
68'
6
Scott Dann
DF
15
Jeffrey Schlupp
MF
substitution icon82'
4
Luka Milivojevic
MF
56'
substitution icon69'
25
Eberechi Eze
MF
83'
18
James McArthur
MF
substitution icon75'
20
Christian Benteke
S
11
Wilfried Zaha
S
39'

Substitutes

1
Jack Butland
5
James Tomkins
9
Jordan Ayew
10
Andros Townsend
substitution icon82'
17
Nathaniel Clyne
22
James McCarthy
23
Michy Batshuayi
substitution icon75'
27
Tyrick Mitchell
44
Jairo Riedewald
substitution icon69'

Starting lineup

26
Emiliano Martínez
GK
2
Matthew Cash
DF
30
Kortney Hause
DF
66'
18
Matt Targett
DF
5
Tyrone Mings
DF
39'
7
John McGinn
MF
15
Bertrand Traoré
MF
5'
substitution icon45'+3'
21
Anwar El Ghazi
MF
76'
substitution icon86'
6
Douglas Luiz
MF
substitution icon90'+1'
10
Jack Grealish
MF
45'+1'
11
Ollie Watkins
S

Substitutes

1
Tom Heaton
3
Neil Taylor
4
Ezri Konsa Ngoyo
substitution icon45'+3'
14
Conor Hourihane
19
Marvelous Nakamba
24
Frederic Guilbert
27
Ahmed El Mohamady
substitution icon86'
39
Keinan Davis
41
Jacob Ramsey
substitution icon90'+1'
Aston Villa

Team stats

Crystal Palace
Possession
39%
61%
Shots on target
9
6
Shots off target
6
6
Corners
4
4
Passes completed
214
388
Free kicks
16
17
Offsides
1
2

Top performing palace players

Successful passes
5466
James McArthur
James McArthur
Duels won
11
Wilfried Zaha
Wilfried Zaha
Crosses
8
Eberechi Eze
Eberechi Eze
Touches
81
Patrick van Aanholt
Patrick van Aanholt
Tackles
3
Jeffrey Schlupp
Jeffrey Schlupp
LEI
2-2
MUN
FUL
0-0
SOU
ARS
3-1
CHE
SHU
0-1
EVE
MCI
2-0
NEW
Premier League
pos
club
pl
w
d
l
gf
ga
gd
pts
1
MCIManchester City
38
27
5
6
83
32
+51
86
2
MUNManchester United
38
21
11
6
73
44
+29
74
3
LIVLiverpool
38
20
9
9
68
42
+26
69
4
CHEChelsea
38
19
10
9
58
36
+22
67
5
LEILeicester City
38
20
6
12
68
50
+18
66
6
WHUWest Ham United
38
19
8
11
62
47
+15
65
7
TOTTottenham Hotspur
38
18
8
12
68
45
+23
62
8
ARSArsenal
38
18
7
13
55
39
+16
61
9
LEELeeds United
38
18
5
15
62
54
+8
59
10
EVEEverton
38
17
8
13
47
48
-1
59
11
AVLAston Villa
38
16
7
15
55
46
+9
55
12
NEWNewcastle United
38
12
9
17
46
62
-16
45
13
WOLWolverhampton Wanderers
38
12
9
17
36
52
-16
45
14
CRYCrystal Palace
38
12
8
18
41
66
-25
44
15
SOUSouthampton
38
12
7
19
47
68
-21
43
16
BHABrighton and Hove Albion
38
9
14
15
40
46
-6
41
17
BURBurnley
38
10
9
19
33
55
-22
39
18
FULFulham
38
5
13
20
27
53
-26
28
19
WBAWest Bromwich Albion
38
5
11
22
35
76
-41
26
20
SHUSheffield United
38
7
2
29
20
63
-43
23

Match Blog

Full-Time

Match ends, Aston Villa 3, Crystal Palace 0.
90'+3'

miss

Attempt missed. Wilfried Zaha (Crystal Palace) right footed shot from outside the box is high and wide to the right. Assisted by Andros Townsend.
90'+3'

free kick won

Wilfried Zaha (Crystal Palace) wins a free kick on the left wing.
90'+2'

miss

Attempt missed. Christian Benteke (Crystal Palace) left footed shot from the centre of the box is close, but misses to the left. Assisted by Patrick van Aanholt.
90'+1'

Substitution

Aston Villa
Douglas Luiz(6)
off
Jacob
Ramsey(41)
on
90'+1'

miss

Attempt missed. Joel Ward (Crystal Palace) right footed shot from outside the box is too high. Assisted by Eberechi Eze.
89'

attempt saved

Attempt saved. Eberechi Eze (Crystal Palace) right footed shot from outside the box is saved in the centre of the goal. Assisted by Michy Batshuayi.
88'

miss

Attempt missed. Jairo Riedewald (Crystal Palace) left footed shot from the left side of the box is high and wide to the left.
88'

post

Ollie Watkins (Aston Villa) hits the right post with a left footed shot from the centre of the box. Assisted by Jack Grealish.
87'

attempt saved

Attempt saved. Ollie Watkins (Aston Villa) left footed shot from the centre of the box is saved in the centre of the goal. Assisted by Jack Grealish with a through ball.
86'

free kick won

Matt Targett (Aston Villa) wins a free kick in the attacking half.
86'

Substitution

Aston Villa
Anwar
El Ghazi(21)
off
Ahmed El Mohamady
Ahmed El Mohamady(27)
on
85'

free kick won

Wilfried Zaha (Crystal Palace) wins a free kick in the defensive half.
85'

attempt saved

Attempt saved. Eberechi Eze (Crystal Palace) right footed shot from outside the box is saved in the centre of the goal. Assisted by Jairo Riedewald.
83'

Yellow Card

Eze(25)
Eberechi Eze (Crystal Palace) is shown the yellow card for a bad foul.
83'

free kick won

Jack Grealish (Aston Villa) wins a free kick in the defensive half.
82'

miss

Attempt missed. Scott Dann (Crystal Palace) right footed shot from the centre of the box misses to the left. Assisted by Christian Benteke with a headed pass following a corner.
82'

Substitution

Crystal Palace
Jeffrey
Schlupp(15)
off
Andros
Townsend(10)
on
82'

corner

Corner, Crystal Palace. Conceded by Kortney Hause.
78'

free kick won

Ollie Watkins (Aston Villa) wins a free kick in the defensive half.
78'

miss

Attempt missed. Christian Benteke (Crystal Palace) header from the centre of the box misses to the left. Assisted by Michy Batshuayi with a cross.
76'

Aston Villa Goal

Aston Villa
Goal!
Aston Villa
Anwar
El Ghazi(21)
Goal! Aston Villa 3, Crystal Palace 0. Anwar El Ghazi (Aston Villa) right footed shot from the right side of the box to the top left corner. Assisted by Ollie Watkins following a fast break.
75'

Substitution

Crystal Palace
James
McArthur(18)
off
Michy Batshuayi
Michy
Batshuayi(23)
on
74'

free kick won

Wilfried Zaha (Crystal Palace) wins a free kick in the defensive half.
74'

attempt blocked

Attempt blocked. Ollie Watkins (Aston Villa) right footed shot from the centre of the box is blocked. Assisted by Jack Grealish.
73'

free kick won

John McGinn (Aston Villa) wins a free kick on the left wing.
72'

corner

Corner, Crystal Palace. Conceded by Matt Targett.
69'

Substitution

Crystal Palace
Luka
Milivojevic(4)
off
Jairo
Riedewald(44)
on
68'

Yellow Card

Ward(2)
Joel Ward (Crystal Palace) is shown the yellow card for a bad foul.
68'

free kick won

Jack Grealish (Aston Villa) wins a free kick on the left wing.
66'

Aston Villa Goal

Aston Villa
Goal!
Aston Villa
Kortney
Hause(30)
Goal! Aston Villa 2, Crystal Palace 0. Kortney Hause (Aston Villa) header from very close range to the bottom right corner following a set piece situation.
66'

post

Ollie Watkins (Aston Villa) hits the bar with a header from the centre of the box. Assisted by Anwar El Ghazi with a cross following a set piece situation.
66'

free kick won

Anwar El Ghazi (Aston Villa) wins a free kick on the right wing.
65'

free kick won

Ezri Konsa Ngoyo (Aston Villa) wins a free kick in the defensive half.
64'

attempt blocked

Attempt blocked. Luka Milivojevic (Crystal Palace) right footed shot from outside the box is blocked.
63'

free kick won

Wilfried Zaha (Crystal Palace) wins a free kick in the attacking half.
62'

free kick won

Patrick van Aanholt (Crystal Palace) wins a free kick in the defensive half.
62'

offside

Offside, Crystal Palace. Jeffrey Schlupp tries a through ball, but Christian Benteke is caught offside.
60'

free kick won

Ezri Konsa Ngoyo (Aston Villa) wins a free kick in the defensive half.
59'

attempt blocked

Attempt blocked. Ollie Watkins (Aston Villa) header from the centre of the box is blocked. Assisted by Anwar El Ghazi with a cross.
58'

free kick won

Douglas Luiz (Aston Villa) wins a free kick in the attacking half.
56'

Yellow Card

Milivojevic(4)
Luka Milivojevic (Crystal Palace) is shown the yellow card for a bad foul.
56'

free kick won

Jack Grealish (Aston Villa) wins a free kick on the left wing.
55'

free kick won

Wilfried Zaha (Crystal Palace) wins a free kick in the attacking half.
52'

free kick won

Eberechi Eze (Crystal Palace) wins a free kick in the defensive half.
51'

free kick won

Ollie Watkins (Aston Villa) wins a free kick in the defensive half.
50'

attempt saved

Attempt saved. Anwar El Ghazi (Aston Villa) right footed shot from outside the box is saved in the centre of the goal. Assisted by Matthew Cash.
49'

corner

Corner, Aston Villa. Conceded by Cheikhou Kouyaté.
49'

attempt blocked

Attempt blocked. Ollie Watkins (Aston Villa) left footed shot from a difficult angle on the left is blocked. Assisted by Jack Grealish.
46'

offside

Offside, Aston Villa. Anwar El Ghazi tries a through ball, but Ollie Watkins is caught offside.

First-Half Ends

First Half ends, Aston Villa 1, Crystal Palace 0.
45'+4'

attempt saved

Attempt saved. Eberechi Eze (Crystal Palace) right footed shot from the centre of the box is saved in the centre of the goal. Assisted by James McArthur.
45'+3'

Substitution

Aston Villa
Bertrand
Traoré(15)
off
Ezri
Konsa Ngoyo(4)
on
45'+2'

attempt saved

Attempt saved. Luka Milivojevic (Crystal Palace) right footed shot from outside the box is saved in the top right corner.
45'+1'

Yellow Card

Grealish(10)
Jack Grealish (Aston Villa) is shown the yellow card.
45'

secondyellow card

Second yellow card to Tyrone Mings (Aston Villa) for a bad foul.
45'

free kick won

Wilfried Zaha (Crystal Palace) wins a free kick in the attacking half.
42'

miss

Attempt missed. Ollie Watkins (Aston Villa) header from the centre of the box is too high. Assisted by Bertrand Traoré with a cross following a set piece situation.
41'

free kick won

Jack Grealish (Aston Villa) wins a free kick on the left wing.
41'

attempt blocked

Attempt blocked. Jack Grealish (Aston Villa) left footed shot from the centre of the box is blocked.
41'

attempt saved

Attempt saved. Anwar El Ghazi (Aston Villa) right footed shot from the centre of the box is saved in the centre of the goal. Assisted by Ollie Watkins with a cross.
39'

Yellow Card

Zaha(11)
Wilfried Zaha (Crystal Palace) is shown the yellow card.
39'

Yellow Card

Mings(5)
Tyrone Mings (Aston Villa) is shown the yellow card.
39'

free kick won

Wilfried Zaha (Crystal Palace) wins a free kick in the defensive half.
37'

free kick won

Cheikhou Kouyaté (Crystal Palace) wins a free kick in the defensive half.
35'

miss

Attempt missed. Anwar El Ghazi (Aston Villa) right footed shot from outside the box is close, but misses to the left. Assisted by Jack Grealish.
33'

free kick won

Jeffrey Schlupp (Crystal Palace) wins a free kick in the attacking half.
31'

free kick won

Eberechi Eze (Crystal Palace) wins a free kick in the defensive half.
31'

attempt saved

Attempt saved. Luka Milivojevic (Crystal Palace) right footed shot from outside the box is saved in the top centre of the goal.
30'

free kick won

Wilfried Zaha (Crystal Palace) wins a free kick in the attacking half.
28'

free kick won

Luka Milivojevic (Crystal Palace) wins a free kick in the defensive half.
27'

free kick won

Luka Milivojevic (Crystal Palace) wins a free kick in the defensive half.
25'

VAR

VAR Decision: No Penalty Crystal Palace.
22'

attempt saved

Attempt saved. Anwar El Ghazi (Aston Villa) right footed shot from very close range is saved in the centre of the goal.
22'

attempt blocked

Attempt blocked. Ollie Watkins (Aston Villa) header from the right side of the six yard box is blocked.
21'

corner

Corner, Aston Villa. Conceded by Joel Ward.
20'

corner

Corner, Aston Villa. Conceded by Wilfried Zaha.
20'

attempt saved

Attempt saved. Jack Grealish (Aston Villa) left footed shot from the centre of the box is saved in the bottom left corner. Assisted by Bertrand Traoré with a through ball.
19'

corner

Corner, Crystal Palace. Conceded by Tyrone Mings.
18'

free kick won

Jeffrey Schlupp (Crystal Palace) wins a free kick on the right wing.
18'

free kick won

John McGinn (Aston Villa) wins a free kick in the defensive half.
17'

miss

Attempt missed. Bertrand Traoré (Aston Villa) left footed shot from the centre of the box is too high. Assisted by Jack Grealish.
17'

post

Bertrand Traoré (Aston Villa) hits the left post with a left footed shot from outside the box. Assisted by Ollie Watkins.
16'

offside

Offside, Crystal Palace. Patrick van Aanholt tries a through ball, but Christian Benteke is caught offside.
15'

corner

Corner, Crystal Palace. Conceded by Matthew Cash.
13'

free kick won

Anwar El Ghazi (Aston Villa) wins a free kick on the left wing.
8'

free kick won

Jack Grealish (Aston Villa) wins a free kick in the attacking half.
7'

corner

Corner, Aston Villa. Conceded by Patrick van Aanholt.
5'

Aston Villa Goal

Aston Villa
Goal!
Aston Villa
Bertrand
Traoré(15)
Goal! Aston Villa 1, Crystal Palace 0. Bertrand Traoré (Aston Villa) right footed shot from the centre of the box to the centre of the goal following a fast break.
5'

attempt saved

Attempt saved. Ollie Watkins (Aston Villa) right footed shot from a difficult angle on the right is saved in the centre of the goal. Assisted by Bertrand Traoré.
3'

free kick won

Jeffrey Schlupp (Crystal Palace) wins a free kick in the defensive half.
3'

free kick won

John McGinn (Aston Villa) wins a free kick in the attacking half.
1'

attempt saved

Attempt saved. Wilfried Zaha (Crystal Palace) left footed shot from the centre of the box is saved in the centre of the goal.

Kick-Off

lineup

Lineups are announced and players are warming up.