Saturday 3 March 2007, 3:00pm at Craven Cottage, London
Barclays Premier League
Fulham FC
Fulham
1
Bocanegra 23'
Aston Villa
1
Carew 21'
Fulham are frustrated by Aston Villa as the Midlands side take a point from Craven Cottage.

23' Goal

Carlos Bocanegra

64' Substitution

Player was substituted for tactical reasons
On:Wayne Routledge
Off:Papa Bouba Diop

71' Substitution

Player was substituted for tactical reasons
On:Heidar Helguson
Off:Tomasz Radzinski

80' Substitution

Player was substituted for tactical reasons
On:Collins John
Off:Brian McBride

21' Goal

John Carew

22' Yellow Card

John Carew Card was given for a foul

43' Yellow Card

Gavin McCann Card was given for a foul

56' Substitution

Player was substituted for tactical reasons
On:Gary Cahill
Off:Martin Laursen

67' Substitution

Player was substituted for tactical reasons
On:Gabriel Agbonlahor
Off:Shaun Maloney

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90:00: Defending throw-in by Phillip Bardsley(Aston Villa).

90:00: Foul by Wilfred Bouma(Aston Villa) on Heidar Helguson(Fulham). Direct free kick taken right-footed by Antti Niemi(Fulham) from own half, resulting in open play.

90:00: Ashley Young(Aston Villa) caught offside. Direct free kick taken right-footed by Antti Niemi(Fulham) from own half, resulting in open play.

90:00: Wayne Routledge(Fulham) caught offside. Direct free kick taken right-footed by Olof Mellberg(Aston Villa) from own half, resulting in open play.

90:00: Inswinging corner from right by-line taken left-footed by Gareth Barry(Aston Villa) to near post, clearance by Collins John(Fulham).

90:00: Corner from right by-line taken short right-footed by Gareth Barry(Aston Villa).

90:00: Shot by John Carew(Aston Villa) right-footed from centre of penalty area (6 yards), save (tipped round post) by Antti Niemi(Fulham).

90:00: Attacking throw-in by Wilfred Bouma(Aston Villa).

89:42: Collins John(Fulham) caught offside. Direct free kick taken right-footed by Thomas Sorensen(Aston Villa) from own half, resulting in open play.

89:01: Goal kick taken long by Antti Niemi(Fulham).

88:35: Attacking throw-in by Wilfred Bouma(Aston Villa).

88:05: Goal kick taken long by Thomas Sorensen(Aston Villa).

87:48: Goal kick taken long by Antti Niemi(Fulham).

87:29: Shot by Stiliyan Petrov(Aston Villa) left-footed from left channel (25 yards), missed left.

87:08: Attacking throw-in by Phillip Bardsley(Aston Villa).

86:31: Defending throw-in by Gareth Barry(Aston Villa).

85:48: Foul by Stiliyan Petrov(Aston Villa) on Heidar Helguson(Fulham). Direct free kick taken left-footed by Franck Queudrue(Fulham) from left channel, resulting in open play.

84:32: Attacking throw-in by Ashley Young(Aston Villa).

83:57: Attacking throw-in by Simon Davies(Fulham).

83:41: Goal kick taken long by Antti Niemi(Fulham).

82:22: Foul by Carlos Bocanegra(Fulham) on John Carew(Aston Villa). Direct free kick taken right-footed by Olof Mellberg(Aston Villa) from own half, resulting in open play.

81:34: Attacking throw-in by Franck Queudrue(Fulham).

81:04: Goal kick taken long by Antti Niemi(Fulham).

80:41: Attacking throw-in by Wilfred Bouma(Aston Villa).

79:26: Substitution - Fulham substitution: Brian McBride replaced by Collins John (injury).

77:28: Ashley Young(Aston Villa) caught offside. Direct free kick taken right-footed by Antti Niemi(Fulham) from own half, resulting in open play.

76:46: Attacking throw-in by Phillip Bardsley(Aston Villa).

76:07: Goal kick taken long by Thomas Sorensen(Aston Villa).

75:48: Attacking throw-in by Liam Rosenior(Fulham).

75:24: Attacking throw-in by Liam Rosenior(Fulham).

74:56: Attacking throw-in by Liam Rosenior(Fulham).

74:10: Defending throw-in by Phillip Bardsley(Aston Villa).

73:13: Outswinging corner from right by-line taken right-footed by Wayne Routledge(Fulham) to far post, clearance by Stiliyan Petrov(Aston Villa).

72:47: Foul by Gareth Barry(Aston Villa) on Alexey Smertin(Fulham). Direct free kick taken left-footed by Carlos Bocanegra(Fulham) from own half, passed.

72:07: Inswinging corner from right by-line taken left-footed by Gareth Barry(Aston Villa) to centre, clearance by Brian McBride(Fulham).

72:02: Cross by Gabriel Agbonlahor(Aston Villa), blocked by Franck Queudrue(Fulham).

71:35: Attacking throw-in by Liam Rosenior(Fulham).

70:56: Substitution - Fulham substitution: Tomasz Radzinski replaced by Heidar Helguson (tactical).

70:27: Header by Simon Davies(Fulham) from centre of penalty area (18 yards), missed right.

70:12: Attacking throw-in by Liam Rosenior(Fulham).

69:37: Goal kick taken long by Antti Niemi(Fulham).

69:16: Attacking throw-in by Wilfred Bouma(Aston Villa).

67:33: Foul by Michael Brown(Fulham) on Ashley Young(Aston Villa). Free kick taken right-footed by Stiliyan Petrov(Aston Villa) from left channel (18 yards), blocked by Liam Rosenior(Fulham).

67:07: Attacking throw-in by Phillip Bardsley(Aston Villa).

66:32: Attacking throw-in by Liam Rosenior(Fulham).

66:09: Substitution - Aston Villa substitution: Shaun Maloney replaced by Gabriel Agbonlahor (tactical).

65:39: Goal kick taken long by Thomas Sorensen(Aston Villa).

65:23: Shot by Brian McBride(Fulham) right-footed from left channel (20 yards), missed left.

65:03: Attacking throw-in by Franck Queudrue(Fulham).

64:47: Attacking throw-in by Franck Queudrue(Fulham).

64:27: Attacking throw-in by Franck Queudrue(Fulham).

63:26: Substitution - John Carew(Aston Villa) caught offside. Direct free kick taken right-footed by Antti Niemi(Fulham) from own half, resulting in open play. Fulham substitution: Papa Bouba Diop replaced by Wayne Routledge (tactical).

62:22: Foul by Stiliyan Petrov(Aston Villa) on Franck Queudrue(Fulham). Direct free kick taken right-footed by Antti Niemi(Fulham) from own half, resulting in open play.

61:44: Inswinging corner from left by-line taken right-footed by Shaun Maloney(Aston Villa) to centre, clearance by Franck Queudrue(Fulham).

60:44: Goal kick taken long by Thomas Sorensen(Aston Villa).

60:31: Shot by Alexey Smertin(Fulham) volleyed left-footed from left channel (25 yards), missed left.

60:00: Foul by Gavin McCann(Aston Villa) on Papa Bouba Diop(Fulham). Direct free kick taken left-footed by Franck Queudrue(Fulham) from left channel, resulting in open play.

57:55: Attacking throw-in by Wilfred Bouma(Aston Villa).

57:45: Defending throw-in by Wilfred Bouma(Aston Villa).

57:13: Goal kick taken long by Thomas Sorensen(Aston Villa).

56:47: Shot by Papa Bouba Diop(Fulham) right-footed from left channel (35 yards), missed left.

56:06: Foul by Ashley Young(Aston Villa) on Papa Bouba Diop(Fulham). Direct free kick taken right-footed by Papa Bouba Diop(Fulham) from own half, passed.

55:50: Attacking throw-in by Phillip Bardsley(Aston Villa).

55:04: Substitution - Aston Villa substitution: Martin Laursen replaced by Gary Cahill (injury).

54:43: Attacking throw-in by Phillip Bardsley(Aston Villa).

54:17: Shot by Brian McBride(Fulham) right-footed from centre of penalty area (18 yards), save (caught) by Thomas Sorensen(Aston Villa).

53:39: Inswinging corner from left by-line taken right-footed by Simon Davies(Fulham) to far post, clearance by Gareth Barry(Aston Villa).

52:58: Goal kick taken long by Antti Niemi(Fulham).

52:13: Correction - Foul by Alexey Smertin(Fulham) on Gareth Barry(Aston Villa). Direct free kick taken right-footed by Shaun Maloney(Aston Villa) from left wing, resulting in open play.

52:13: Foul by Alexey Smertin(Fulham) on Gareth Barry(Aston Villa). Direct free kick taken right-footed by Phillip Bardsley(Aston Villa) from left wing, resulting in open play.

51:30: Foul by Phillip Bardsley(Aston Villa) on Papa Bouba Diop(Fulham). Direct free kick taken left-footed by Franck Queudrue(Fulham) from left wing, passed.

50:43: Attacking throw-in by Liam Rosenior(Fulham).

49:57: Goal kick taken long by Antti Niemi(Fulham).

49:41: Attacking throw-in by Phillip Bardsley(Aston Villa).

48:47: Foul by Gareth Barry(Aston Villa) on Brian McBride(Fulham). Direct free kick taken left-footed by Franck Queudrue(Fulham) from right channel, shot by Alexey Smertin(Fulham) volleyed right-footed from left channel (25 yards), save (caught) by Thomas Sorensen(Aston Villa).

48:30: Goal kick taken long by Thomas Sorensen(Aston Villa).

48:07: Shot by Michael Brown(Fulham) left-footed from left side of penalty area (12 yards), hit post.

47:55: Shot by Brian McBride(Fulham) right-footed from right channel (20 yards), save (parried) by Thomas Sorensen(Aston Villa).

46:58: Goal kick taken long by Antti Niemi(Fulham).

45:36: Foul by Michael Brown(Fulham) on Gareth Barry(Aston Villa). Free kick drilled right-footed by John Carew(Aston Villa) from right channel (25 yards), over the bar.

45:00: Attacking throw-in by Wilfred Bouma(Aston Villa).

45:00: Goal kick taken long by Antti Niemi(Fulham).

45:00: Attacking throw-in by Ashley Young(Aston Villa).

45:00: Shot by Gareth Barry(Aston Villa) right-footed from left channel (20 yards), resulting in open play.

42:36: Yellow Card - Foul by Gavin McCann(Aston Villa) on Tomasz Radzinski(Fulham). Direct free kick taken right-footed by Liam Rosenior(Fulham) from own half, passed. Gavin McCann(Aston Villa) booked for unsporting behaviour.

45:00: Goal kick taken long by Antti Niemi(Fulham).

44:49: Shot by John Carew(Aston Villa) right-footed from left channel (20 yards), missed right.

42:36: Yellow Card - Foul by Gavin McCann(Aston Villa) on Tomasz Radzinski(Fulham). Direct free kick taken right-footed by Liam Rosenior(Fulham) from own half, passed. Gavin McCann(Aston Villa) booked for unsporting behaviour.

41:46: Defending throw-in by Franck Queudrue(Fulham).

41:11: Foul by Gareth Barry(Aston Villa) on Franck Queudrue(Fulham). Direct free kick taken right-footed by Antti Niemi(Fulham) from own half, resulting in open play.

40:31: Foul by Franck Queudrue(Fulham) on John Carew(Aston Villa). Free kick crossed right-footed by Ashley Young(Aston Villa) from right wing, clearance by Papa Bouba Diop(Fulham).

40:22: Attacking throw-in by Ashley Young(Aston Villa).

39:12: Foul by Michael Brown(Fulham) on Shaun Maloney(Aston Villa). Direct free kick taken right-footed by Shaun Maloney(Aston Villa) from left channel, resulting in open play.

38:18: Foul by Ashley Young(Aston Villa) on Franck Queudrue(Fulham). Direct free kick taken right-footed by Antti Niemi(Fulham) from own half, resulting in open play.

37:29: Goal kick taken long by Thomas Sorensen(Aston Villa).

37:14: Attacking throw-in by Simon Davies(Fulham).

36:33: Inswinging corner from right by-line taken left-footed by Gareth Barry(Aston Villa) to centre, clearance by Ian Pearce(Fulham).

35:44: John Carew(Aston Villa) caught offside. Direct free kick taken right-footed by Antti Niemi(Fulham) from own half, resulting in open play.

35:22: Shot by Brian McBride(Fulham) right-footed from right channel (18 yards), save (with feet) by Thomas Sorensen(Aston Villa).

35:10: Shot by Michael Brown(Fulham) right-footed from right side of penalty area (12 yards), save (parried) by Thomas Sorensen(Aston Villa).

34:40: Defending throw-in by Wilfred Bouma(Aston Villa).

33:39: Goal kick taken long by Antti Niemi(Fulham).

33:15: Defending throw-in by Phillip Bardsley(Aston Villa).

32:02: Goal kick taken long by Thomas Sorensen(Aston Villa).

31:04: Foul by Gavin McCann(Aston Villa) on Brian McBride(Fulham). Direct free kick taken left-footed by Franck Queudrue(Fulham) from left channel, resulting in open play.

30:29: Defending throw-in by Wilfred Bouma(Aston Villa).

30:13: Foul by Gareth Barry(Aston Villa) on Michael Brown(Fulham). Direct free kick taken right-footed by Michael Brown(Fulham) from own half, passed.

29:28: Foul by John Carew(Aston Villa) on Ian Pearce(Fulham). Direct free kick taken right-footed by Antti Niemi(Fulham) from own half, resulting in open play.

28:48: Franck Queudrue(Fulham) caught offside. Direct free kick taken right-footed by Thomas Sorensen(Aston Villa) from own half, resulting in open play.

28:23: Outswinging corner from right by-line taken right-footed by Simon Davies(Fulham) to centre, clearance by Stiliyan Petrov(Aston Villa).

27:42: Foul by Stiliyan Petrov(Aston Villa) on Papa Bouba Diop(Fulham). Free kick crossed left-footed by Franck Queudrue(Fulham) from left wing, clearance by Wilfred Bouma(Aston Villa).

27:33: Defending throw-in by Phillip Bardsley(Aston Villa).

26:52: Attacking throw-in by Franck Queudrue(Fulham).

26:06: Attacking throw-in by Phillip Bardsley(Aston Villa).

25:21: Foul by Michael Brown(Fulham) on Stiliyan Petrov(Aston Villa). Direct free kick taken right-footed by Shaun Maloney(Aston Villa) from left channel, resulting in open play.

24:04: Defending throw-in by Phillip Bardsley(Aston Villa).

23:43: Defending throw-in by Phillip Bardsley(Aston Villa).

23:09: Foul by Stiliyan Petrov(Aston Villa) on Franck Queudrue(Fulham). Direct free kick taken right-footed by Franck Queudrue(Fulham) from own half, resulting in open play.

21:20: Goal - Foul by Wilfred Bouma(Aston Villa) on Tomasz Radzinski(Fulham). Direct free kick taken left-footed by Franck Queudrue(Fulham) from right channel, headed goal by Carlos Bocanegra(Fulham) (bottom-left of goal) from centre of penalty area (6 yards).Fulham 1-1 Aston Villa. Assist (cross) by Franck Queudrue(Fulham) from right channel.

21:05: Yellow Card - John Carew(Aston Villa) booked for dissent.

20:02: Goal - Goal by John Carew(Aston Villa) right-footed (bottom-left of goal) from right side of penalty area (6 yards).Fulham 0-1 Aston Villa. Assist (pass) by Gareth Barry(Aston Villa) from right channel.

19:48: Shot by Shaun Maloney(Aston Villa) right-footed from left channel (20 yards), blocked by Carlos Bocanegra(Fulham).

19:25: Foul by Shaun Maloney(Aston Villa) on Liam Rosenior(Fulham). Direct free kick taken right-footed by Liam Rosenior(Fulham) from right wing, passed.

18:54: Foul by Tomasz Radzinski(Fulham) on Martin Laursen(Aston Villa). Direct free kick taken right-footed by Olof Mellberg(Aston Villa) from own half, passed.

18:39: Attacking throw-in by Franck Queudrue(Fulham).

17:39: Goal kick taken long by Antti Niemi(Fulham).

16:23: Goal kick taken long by Thomas Sorensen(Aston Villa).

16:02: Foul by Gavin McCann(Aston Villa) on Michael Brown(Fulham). Direct free kick taken left-footed by Carlos Bocanegra(Fulham) from own half, resulting in open play.

15:43: Goal kick taken long by Antti Niemi(Fulham).

14:50: Foul by Brian McBride(Fulham) on Martin Laursen(Aston Villa). Direct free kick taken right-footed by Thomas Sorensen(Aston Villa) from own half, resulting in open play.

14:11: Attacking throw-in by Liam Rosenior(Fulham).

13:46: Defending throw-in by Wilfred Bouma(Aston Villa).

13:17: Defending throw-in by Wilfred Bouma(Aston Villa).

12:55: Attacking throw-in by Liam Rosenior(Fulham).

12:20: John Carew(Aston Villa) caught offside. Direct free kick taken right-footed by Antti Niemi(Fulham) from own half, resulting in open play.

12:01: Goal kick taken long by Antti Niemi(Fulham).

11:39: Shot by Shaun Maloney(Aston Villa) right-footed from left channel (20 yards), missed left.

11:04: Attacking throw-in by Phillip Bardsley(Aston Villa).

10:49: Corner from right by-line taken short right-footed by Gareth Barry(Aston Villa).

10:20: Inswinging corner from right by-line taken left-footed by Gareth Barry(Aston Villa) to near post, clearance by Brian McBride(Fulham).

10:13: Cross by Ashley Young(Aston Villa), clearance by Liam Rosenior(Fulham).

09:11: Shot by Franck Queudrue(Fulham) left-footed from left channel (18 yards), save (caught) by Thomas Sorensen(Aston Villa).

08:52: Corner from left by-line taken short right-footed by Simon Davies(Fulham).

08:08: John Carew(Aston Villa) caught offside. Direct free kick taken right-footed by Antti Niemi(Fulham) from own half, resulting in open play.

07:43: Attacking throw-in by Wilfred Bouma(Aston Villa).

07:17: Goal kick taken long by Thomas Sorensen(Aston Villa).

07:04: Foul by Gareth Barry(Aston Villa) on Alexey Smertin(Fulham). Direct free kick taken left-footed by Alexey Smertin(Fulham) from right channel, passed.

06:31: John Carew(Aston Villa) caught offside. Direct free kick taken right-footed by Ian Pearce(Fulham) from own half, passed.

05:37: Defending throw-in by Liam Rosenior(Fulham).

04:37: Outswinging corner from right by-line taken right-footed by Simon Davies(Fulham) to centre, clearance by Martin Laursen(Aston Villa).

04:17: Shot by Michael Brown(Fulham) left-footed from left channel (18 yards), hit bar.

03:31: Foul by Olof Mellberg(Aston Villa) on Tomasz Radzinski(Fulham). Direct free kick taken left-footed by Franck Queudrue(Fulham) from right channel, resulting in open play.

03:18: Attacking throw-in by Liam Rosenior(Fulham).

02:41: John Carew(Aston Villa) caught offside. Direct free kick taken right-footed by Antti Niemi(Fulham) from own half, resulting in open play.

02:10: Inswinging corner from right by-line taken left-footed by Gareth Barry(Aston Villa) to centre, clearance by Papa Bouba Diop(Fulham).

01:36: Attacking throw-in by Phillip Bardsley(Aston Villa).

01:06: Attacking throw-in by Phillip Bardsley(Aston Villa).

00:28: Foul by Alexey Smertin(Fulham) on Ashley Young(Aston Villa). Free kick crossed left-footed by Gareth Barry(Aston Villa) from left wing, resulting in open play.

00:11: Defending throw-in by Liam Rosenior(Fulham).

Match Information

Competition: Barclays Premier League

Date: Saturday 3 March 2007
Kick-off: 3:00pm

Venue: Craven Cottage, London
Attendance: 24,552

Referee: Lee Mason

Fulham

Line-up: Niemi; Rosenior, Bocanegra, Pearce, Queudrue; Davies, Brown, Smertin, Diop (Routledge 64'), Radzinski (Helguson 71'); McBride (John 80')

Unused substitutes: Lastuvka, Dempsey

Aston Villa

Line-up: Sørensen; Samuel, Laursen (Cahill 56'), Mellberg, Bouma; McCann, Petrov, Barry; Young, Carew, Maloney (Agbonlahor 67')

Unused substitutes: Taylor, Hughes, Steven Davis

As It Stood Table

Pos Club Pl Pts
1 Manchester United 29 72
2 Chelsea 27 60
3 Liverpool 29 53
4 Arsenal 27 52
5 Bolton Wanderers 28 47
6 Everton 29 43
7 Reading 29 43
8 Portsmouth 28 41
9 Tottenham Hotspur 28 39
10 Newcastle United 29 37
11 Blackburn Rovers 28 37
12 Middlesbrough 29 36
13 Aston Villa 28 33
14 Fulham 29 33
15 Wigan Athletic 29 32
16 Sheffield United 29 31
17 Manchester City 27 30
18 Charlton Athletic 29 24
19 Watford 29 20
20 West Ham United 28 20
Fulham (4-5-1)
  • 29Antti Niemi
  • 7Liam Rosenior
  • 3Carlos Bocanegra
  • 19Ian Pearce
  • 4Franck Queudrue
  • 25Simon Davies
  • 8Michael Brown
  • 37Alexei Smertin
  • 14Papa Bouba Diop
  • 13Tomasz Radzinski
  • 20Brian McBride
Substitutes
  • 12Jan Lastuvka
  • 22Wayne Routledge
  • 9Heidar Helguson
  • 15Collins John
  • 23Clint Dempsey
Aston Villa (4-3-3)
  • 29Thomas Sørensen
  • 3Jlloyd Samuel
  • 5Martin Laursen
  • 4Olof Mellberg
  • 3Wilfred Bouma
  • 8Gavin McCann
  • 19Stilian Petrov
  • 6Gareth Barry
  • 7Ashley Young
  • 10John Carew
  • 28Shaun Maloney
Substitutes
  • 13Stuart Taylor
  • 18Aaron Hughes
  • 21Gary Cahill
  • 12Steven Davis
  • 11Gabriel Agbonlahor