Villa 3-2 Man City stats: Vlaar, El Ahmadi and Bacuna star
Top figures in City win.
29th Sep 2013
Villa 3-2 Man City stats: Vlaar, El Ahmadi and Bacuna star


Ron Vlaar, Karim El Ahmadi and Leandro Bacuna were the top stars against Man City when it came to statistics.

Vlaar was a colossus at the back, emerging brilliantly in figures for categories such as blocks, interceptions and clearances.

El Ahmadi was a positive presence in the middle ground, excelling with tackles.

Bacuna ran his socks off throughout the 90 minutes and was high in the rankings for most sections.

El Ahmadi was No.1 for tackles with four successful from six attempted. Bacuna was No.3 with three successful from six attempted. Antonio Luna was No.4 with three successful from five attempted.

Vlaar was No.1 for interceptions with three. Nathan Baker, Luna and Yacouba Sylla were joint No.2 with two.

Vlaar was No.1 for clearances with seven successful from seven attempted. Baker was No.2 with six successful from six attempted.

Vlaar was No.4 for ball recoveries with four.

Fabian Delph was No.1 for blocks with two. Vlaar and El Ahmadi were joint No.2 with one.

Libor Kozak was No.2 for aerial duels with four won from eleven attempted. Bacuna was No.3 with three won from six attempted.

El Ahmadi and Bacuna were joint No.3 for shots with three in total, one on target and one goal. Andreas Weimann was No.5 with one shot, one on target and one goal.

Delph was No.9 for passes with 35 successful from 44 attempted.

El Ahmadi was No.9 for attacking third passes with six successful from nine attempted.

Bacuna and Brad Guzan were joint No.2 for chances created with one in total and one goal.

Luna was No.2 for take-ons with two successful from four attempted. Sylla was No.5 with two successful from two attempted.

Kozak was the most fouled player on the pitch, with five against him.

Luna to Sylla was Villa's No.1 pass combination with eight. Bacuna to Kozak was No.2 with seven. El Ahmadi to Delph was No.3 with six alongside Delph to Sylla and Ciaran Clark to Sylla.

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