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FINAL WHISTLE: Villa 1-1 Bolton

Bolton grabbed a vital away point against Aston Villa on Saturday.

Villa winger Ashley Young gave his side the lead with a superb curling free-kick in the 13th minute before Trotters skipper Kevin Davies levelled with a 20-yard cracker just after the half-hour mark.

It was Villa caretaker coach Kevin MacDonald's final game in charge of the club but he saw them drop to seventh on the table whilst Bolton remained in 12th.

Aston Villa: 1 (Ashley Young 13') Bolton Wanderers: 1 (Kevin Davies 35')

Venue: Villa Park - Aston, Birmingham Crowd: 34,655 Referee: Mike Dean Yellow cards:AV - Stephen Warnock 43' BW - Zat Knight 17', Kevin Davies 67'

Starting Line-Ups

AV Brad Friedel (gk), Richard Dunne (Cuellar 45'), James Collins, Stephen Warnock, Luke Young, Stiliyan Petrov, Stephen Ireland (Carew 73'), Stewart Downing, Marc Albrighton, Gabriel Agbonlahor, Ashley Young

Subs - Brad Guzan (gk), Emile Heskey, John Carew (73'), Nigel Reo-Coker, Carlos Cuellar (45'), Ciaran Clark, Barry Bannan

BW Adam Bogdan (gk), Andrew O'Brien (Ricketts 18'), Zat Knight, Paul Robinson, Gretar Steinsson, Stuart Holden, Fabrice Muamba (M.Davies 69'), Martin Petrov (Taylor 84'), Lee Chung-yong, Kevin Davies, Johan Elmander

Subs - Robert Lainton (gk), Robbie Blake, Matty Taylor (84'), Samuel Ricketts (18'), Ivan Klasnic, Mark Davies (69'), Rodrigo

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