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Barclays Premier League

St James' Park, Newcastle (ATT 48,245) 2nd September 2012 - Kick off 16:00 Ref: L Probert

Newcastle Newcastle United vs Aston Villa A Villa

Newcastle 1

H Ben Arfa (59)

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A Villa 1

C Clark (22)

Newcastle United

Fantasy Points User Rating Our Rating Your Rating
Krul

1 6.1 0
5
Simpson Off '38

Had been impressive until injury befell him

1 5.5 7
5
Coloccini

Left Clark unmarked for Villa's opener

1 5.9 6
5
Taylor

Struggled with some of Villa's movement

1 5.1 6
5
Santon

Started brighly but his influence faded

1 5.8 6
5
Ben Arfa

Netted a truly wonderful goal.

7 7.4 8
5
Cabaye

Quiet but came close with a stunning late free-kick.

2 5.7 6
5
Anita

Imposed himself in both halfs.

2 6.0 7
5
Gutierrez Off '86

Full of spirit and drive.

1 5.9 7
5
Ba Off '87

Worked the channels strongly.

2 5.8 7
5
Cisse

Denied a goal by an incredible Guzan sacve.

2 5.3 6
5
Bigirimana On '38

Made a terrific tackle to deny Bent's second half shot.

1 6.2 7
5
Marveaux On '86

No real impact as a sub.

1 4.9 5
5
Obertan On '87

No real impact as a sub.

1 4.7 5
5
Averages
2 5.7 6

Aston Villa

Fantasy Points User Rating Our Rating Your Rating
Guzan

His late save from Cabaye's free-kick was crucial.

0 7.9 8
5
Lowton

Struggled at times but fared well.

3 6.0 6
5
Vlaar

Kept composed under pressure.

1 6.7 7
5
Clark

Found the space well for his goal.

6 6.9 7
5
Lichaj

A gutsy performance.

0 6.9 6
5
Bannan

Provided some excellent delivery

5 6.4 7
5
El Ahmadi Off '72

Played a neat and tidy game.

1 6.4 6
5
Ireland

Displayed great movement at times.

4 6.9 7
5
Weimann Off '64

Often came off the loser against Coloccini.

2 5.9 5
5
Holman

Worked hard but did little else.

1 6.1 6
5
Bent

Should have done better with a gilt-edged first half chance.

2 6.0 6
5
N'Zogbia On '72

Looked promising upon his arrival.

1 5.9 5
5
Agbonlahor On '64

Made a terrific run late on down the centre.

1 6.2 6
5
Averages
2 6.5 7