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Aston Villa Vs. Chelsea, Asia Trophy Final: Lineups And Live Thread (If Anyone Is Around)

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Let's do this, boys.
Let's do this, boys.

It might be Chelsea vs. Aston Villa -- I don't have the patience at this moment to go around discovering which order the teams are meant to be listed. This is the first Villa match I've been able to watch since the final match against Liverpool (and even during that, I was more focused on waiting for Birmingham City news than anything else), and I'm beyond excited. Here are your lineups:

Aston Villa starting XI: Shay Given; Luke Young, James Collins, Richard Dunne, Stephen Warnock; Stiliyan Petrov, Fabian Delph, Stephen Ireland; Marc Albrighton, Gabriel Agbonlahor, Nathan Delfouneso

(I'm putting them up as a 4-3-3 because it's what Ian Taylor suggested, but wow, that's a lineup that could be arranged in a multitude of ways)

(Also, AVFC official has it listed with Ireland, Gabby, and Delf up front).(Then again, see below to see how the official twitter arranged the Chels squad)

Bench: Brad Guzan, Andy Marshall, Ciaran Clark, Habib Beye, Eric Lichaj, Shane Lowry, Chris Herd, Gary Gardner, Barry Bannan, Jean Makoun, Emile Heskey, Darren Bent.

Chelsea starting XI: Petr Cech, Branislav Ivanovic, Frank Lampard, John Obi Mikel, Florent Malouda, Jose Bosingwa, Yuri Zhirkov, Danny Sturridge, John Terry, Nicolas Anelka, Josh McEachran

Bench: (Chelsea does not believe in releasing such mundane information)