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Barclays Premier League

Villa Park (ATT 33,374) 29th December 2012 - Kick off 15:00 Ref: K Friend

A Villa Aston Villa vs Wigan Athletic Wigan

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Wigan 3

I Ramis (3)
E Boyce (52)
A Kone (56)

Aston Villa

Fantasy Points User Rating Our Rating Your Rating
Guzan

Little chance with all three goals

-1 5.9 6
5
Herd

Poor positioning and too easily bypassed by Wigan's forwards

-1 4.5 5
5
Clark

Vulnerable to through-balls and slick movement

-1 4.5 0
5
Lichaj Off '64

Failed to get telling tackles in but solid in the air

-1 5.1 6
5
Lowton

Had a torrid opening half-hour but never gave up fighting

-2 4.5 6
5
Ireland Off '63

Didn't look interested and his tracking back was poor

2 4.1 5
5
Holman Off '63

Lightweight in midfield and not competitive enough

2 5.4 5
5
Bannan

Both the game and Wigan's midfield completely passed him by

1 4.6 5
5
Bennett

Looked out of his depth and made little impact on game

-1 5.1 5
5
Weimann

Tried hard in the first half but failed to make anything come off

1 5.0 6
5
Benteke

Poor in first half but made his presence felt after the break

2 5.2 6
5
El Ahmadi On '63

Helped strengthen Villa's lightweight midfield

1 5.0 6
5
Albrighton On '64

Didn't get chance to make much of an impact

1 5.1 6
5
Bowery On '63

Had a decent chance but was unable to take it

1 4.8 6
5
Averages
4.9 6

Wigan Athletic

Fantasy Points User Rating Our Rating Your Rating
Al Habsi

Little to do but solid when called upon

7 6.4 6
5
Ramis

Got Wigan off to a great start with fine header

12 7.0 7
5
Caldwell

Solid in the first half but bullied by Benteke in the second

7 6.4 6
5
Figueroa

Solid throughout and distributed the ball effectively

7 6.6 6
5
Boyce

Competitive in midfield and took his goal superbly

11 7.1 8
5
McCarthy

Competed well and passed the ball neatly

2 6.9 6
5
Jones Off '65

Worked hard throughout and swamped Villa's midfielders

2 6.6 7
5
Beausejour Off '79

Had loads of space on left but crossing was poor

5 6.7 6
5
Kone Off '87

Busy all afternoon and took his goal well

10 7.1 7
5
Di Santo

Dropped deep to collect the ball to good effect

5 7.3 7
5
Maloney

Creative and constantly popped up in dangerous positions

3 7.6 8
5
Gomez On '79

Played some nice through-balls when he came on

1 6.0 6
5
McManaman On '87

Looked dangerous and went close late on

1 5.0 6
5
McArthur On '65

Kept up Wigan's intensity in midfield

1 5.9 6
5
Averages
5 6.6 7