Aston Villa prevails over Manchester City 4-3. HIGHLIGHTS

BIRMINGHAM. Aston Villa had a narrow win over Manchester City.

Aston Villa prevails over Manchester City 4-3. HIGHLIGHTS

BIRMINGHAM. Aston Villa had a close win over Manchester City. Manchester City lost this match even if it was superior in terms of ball possession (58%).

The match was played at the Villa Park stadium in Birmingham on Sunday and it started at 12:30 pm local time. The referee was Louise Saunders. The weather was cloudy. The temperature was pleasant at 20.3 degrees Celsius or 68.56 Fahrenheit. The humidity was 84%.​

Match Statistics​

  • 42 Ball Possession 58
Shots
  • 10 Total 12
  • 6 On Target 7
  • 4 Off Target 5
  • 0 Shots blocked 0
  • 52 Attack 61
  • 29 Dangerous attack 40
  • 73 Ball safe​ 78
  • 0 Penalties 0
  • 3 Corners 6
Fouls
  • 0 Yellow Cards 1
  • 0 Double Yellow 0
  • 0 Red Card 0
Other
  • 3 Substitutions 3

Ball possession

Manchester City was in firm control of the ball 58% while Aston Villa was struggling with a 42% ball possession.

Attitude and shots

Manchester City was more aggressive with 40 dangerous attacks and 12 shots of which 7 were on target. Anyhow, Aston Villa was able to find the solution to win this match.​

Aston Villa shot 10 times, 6 on target, 4 off target. Regarding the opposition, Manchester City shot 12 times, 7 on target, 5 off target.

Cards

Aston Villa didn’t receive any yellow card. Regarding the opposition, Manchester City received 1 yellow card (H. Raso).

Match Timeline

A. Lehmann(goal)R. Daly
22'
R. Daly(goal)A. Lehmann
32'
45'
L. Coombs(goal)K. Shaw
46'
M. Fowler- sub ->F. Angeldahl
53'
K. Shaw(goal)S. Houghton
55'
L. Coombs(goal)C. Kelly
57'
H. Raso- sub ->C. Kelly
K. Dali(goal)
58'
70'
D. Castellanos- sub ->K. Shaw
72'
H. Raso- Yellow
R. Daly(goal)
76'
F. Gregory- sub ->A. Lehmann
80'
E. Gielnik- sub ->L. Blindkilde
80'

Standings

After this match, Aston Villa has 3 points to occupy the 3rd place in the standings. On the opposite side, Manchester City stays with 0 points (7th).

Next matches

In the next match in the Women’s Super League, Aston Villa will play away with Arsenal W on the 28th of May with a 3-0 head to head in favor of Arsenal W (1 draw).

Manchester City will host Everton W on the 28th of May with a 10-0 head to head in favor of Manchester City (0 draws).

Aston Villa – Formation

Aston Villa W
G
H. Hampton 1.England
D
R. Corsie 6.Scotland
D
A. Patten 15.England
D
M. Pacheco 33.England
M
D. Turner 14.England
M
S. Mayling 2.England
M
K. Dali 10.France
Goals58'
M
L. Brown 19.England
80'
F
K. Hanson 20.Scotland
F
R. Daly 8.England
Goals32', 76'
F
A. Lehmann 7.Switzerland
80' Goals22'
Substitutes
I. Goodwin 26.England
G
A. Leat 21.New Zealand
D
E. Rabjohn 28.England
M
F. Gregory 18.England
80'
M
M. Mcateer 32.Wales
M
O. McLoughlin 16.England
F
E. Gielnik 9.Australia
80'

The manager Carla Ward decided to play with the following team: H. Hampton, R. Corsie, D. Turner, S. Mayling, A. Patten, M. Pacheco, K. Dali, K. Hanson, L. Blindkilde, R. Daly and A. Lehmann.

The home team had on the bench: F. Gregory, E. Gielnik, A. Leat, E. Rabjohn, I. Goodwin, M. Mcateer and O. McLoughlin.

Substitutions

Aston Villa made 2 changes: A. Lehmann for F. Gregory (80′) and L. Blindkilde for E. Gielnik (80′).

Manchester City – Formation

Manchester City W
G
E. Roebuck 1.England
D
S. Houghton 6.England
D
D. Stokes 3.England
D
A. Greenwood 5.England
D
E. Morgan 14.England
M
L. Coombs 7.England
Goals45', 55'
M
F. Angeldal 12.Sweden
46'
M
K. Shaw 21.Jamaica
70' Goals53'
F
C. Kelly 9.England
57'
F
L. Hemp 11.England
Substitutes
G
A. MacIver 22.England
D
L. Ouahabi 15.Spain
M
M. Losada 17.Spain
M
J. Blakstad 41.Norway
M
K. Casparij 2.Netherlands
F
H. Raso 13.Australia
57' 72'
F
D. Castellanos 10.Venezuela
70'
F
M. Fowler 8.Australia
46'

Gareth Taylor played with: E. Roebuck, S. Houghton, D. Stokes, A. Greenwood, Laia Aleixandri, E. Morgan, L. Coombs, F. Angeldahl, K. Shaw, C. Kelly and L. Hemp.

They had on the bench: H. Raso, A. Hutchings, Vicky Losada, D. Castellanos, J. Blakstad, K. Casparij, M. Fowler, Leila Ouahabi and S. MacIver.

Substitutions

Manchester City made 3 changes: F. Angeldahl for M. Fowler (46′), C. Kelly for H. Raso (57′) and K. Shaw for D. Castellanos (70′).

Results of the day

These are the results of the day in the Women’s Super League.​