Aston Villa 3-1 Blackburn | The FA Cup 4th Round – 29/01/11

Aston Villa v Blackburn, R4, 13:00 The FA Cup 4th Round – 29/01/11 The FA Cup sponsored by E.ON Saturday 29 – Sunday 30 January 2011 Fourth round weekend Robert Pires scored his very first objective for Aston Villa as they noticed off Blackburn to attain the fifth round of the FA Cup. Ciaran Clark nodded Villa forward but Rovers have been speedily stage as Nikola Kalinic bundled house from shut assortment. Veteran winger Pires restored Villa’s lead with a sweet 50 percent-volley before Nathan Delfouneso’s header manufactured it 3-1. Martin Olsson fired towards the bar for Rovers but, even after Villa had Nathan Baker sent off for a wild tackle, Blackburn rarely threatened a comeback. The residence side’s victory continues their latest revival, in spite of their manager Gerard Houllier fulfilling a pre-match pledge to rotate his squad, and maintains their current dominance around Rovers in cup competitions.
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