West Bromwich Albion meets Aston Villa in a middle board derby in Premier League.
Date: Sat 30 Apr 2011
Stadium: The Hawthorns
Referee: Phil Dowd
West Bromwich Albion: Carson,Jara, Meite, Olsson, Shorey, Vela, Scharner, Mulumbu, Morrison, Cox, Odemwingie.
Aston Villa: Friedel, Walker, Collins, Dunne, Young, Young,Reo-Coker, Petrov, Downing, Agbonlahor, Bent
Aston Vila: Meite (4 o.g.)
West Bromwich Albion: Odemwingie (60), Mulumbu (84)
With 25,889 people watching closely, Youssouf Mulumbu secured 10-man West Bromwich Albion’s first win over Aston Villa for 26 years as they came from behind in a forcing to watch Barclays Premier League derby at The Hawthorns.
The Albion lost a player, midfielder Paul Scharner was sent off after 62 minutes for two bookable offences, but Mulumbu booked their victory with just six minutes before the final whistle.
West Brom has now taken 16 points from nine matches under head coach Roy Hodgson and with just three stages to go in Barclays Premier League.