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O'Neill has no complaints after Villa Cup exit

Aston Villa boss Martin O'Neill had no complaints after his team were dumped out of the Carling Cup by Leicester City last night at Villa Park.

Matt Fryatt hit the only goal of the game and O'Neill said afterwards: "We didn't play well enough, and it is particularly disappointing after our recent league form.

"We wanted a home tie. It was a game, even though I made changes, that we were capable of winning.

"We didn't do enough to deserve that. Credit to Leicester. They took their chance when it came along - but we didn't have enough tempo to our game.

"We put some pressure on only after they had scored. The players who came into the side were decent players - but we just didn't do the business.

"We didn't treat this game lightly. I said beforehand I wanted to win and have a good run in the competition, and it's disappointing to go out now."

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