Stat Pack: The facts and figures surrounding Villa v Man Utd clash
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13th Nov 2012
Stat Pack: The facts and figures surrounding Villa v Man Utd clash

Report by Paul Brown

Andi Weimann was the most influential player on the park - No.1 - when it came to shots, with three in total, three on target and two goals.

Javier Hernandez was No.2, with four in total, three on target and two goals.

Barry Bannan was the highest ranked Villa player in the passes category - at No.9 - with 33 successful passes out of 38 made.

Christian Benteke was the highest ranked Villa player in the 'attacking third passes' category - at No.5 - making 13 successful ones out of a total of 20 made.

Benteke was once again the highest ranked Villa player in the 'chances created' category - at No.2 just behind Robin van Persie in the overall ranking - with three made and one goal scored, by Weimann.

Enda Stevens was No.1 overall in the 'tackles' category, making four successful ones out of five attempted.

Bannan was No.1 in terms of interceptions, with six. Ashley Westwood was No.2 with five. The highest ranked Man Utd player was Rafael with four.

Ron Vlaar was joint No.1 with Benteke in blocks, with one made. Ciaran Clark was No.2 and Matt Lowton was No.3 in the 'clearances' category.

Clark made six successful clearances out of 13 attempted while Lowton made four from 11 attempted. Chris Smalling was No.1 with nine out of 14 attempted.

Benteke was No.1 in the 'aerial duels' category, winning 10 from 17 attempted. Smalling was No.2 with four out of eight attempted.

Stephen Ireland was No.1 in the 'fouls committed' category with five while former Villa star Ashley Young was No.2 with two.

Vlaar was joint No.2 in terms of the 'fouls suffered' category with two while Paul Scholes was No.1 with three.

In terms of the 'pass combination' category, No.1 for Villa was Brad Guzan to Christian Benteke with 15.

That was followed by Barry Bannan to Christian Benteke with nine. Barry Bannan to Gabby Agbonlahor had eight while Matt Lowton to Christian Benteke had eight also.

The No.1 overall was Rio Ferdinand to Paul Scholes with 22.

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