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Game #3460

Aston Villa

Wednesday, 2 November 1977

Drew

2nd Round

Last 5: 馃煩 馃煥 馃煩 馃煩 馃煥

UEFA Cup

G贸rnik Zabrze

Attendance: 15,000

G贸rnik Zabrze Stadium

G贸rnik Zabrze

1-1

Aston Villa

Assist(s) | Frank Carrodus | 52' |

MATCH SUMMARY

Villa deliver a below par performance before Ron Saunders changes his 4-4-2 to a second half 4-3-3 prompting Andy Gray's 52' strike to ensure progress in the UEFA Cup in Poland.

KEY MAN

Andy Gray, makes it seven in eight as Villa draw at G贸rnik Zabrze to progress in the UEFA Cup, Wednesday, 2 November 1977.

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MATCH TIMELINE

Wednesday, 2 November 1977

馃 | 40鈥 Goal, 1-0, (G贸rnik Zabrze), Marcinkowski
馃晵 | HT G贸rnik Zabrze 1-0 Aston Villa
馃攣 | 46鈥 Sub off, John Deehan, Sub on, Gordon Cowans
鈿 | 52鈥 Goal, 1-1, Andy Gray, Assist by Frank Carrodus
馃晵 | FT G贸rnik Zabrze 1-1 Aston Villa

馃煥 | Booking, Jimmy Rimmer, Time wasting

ON THIS DAY

Ron Saunders' Villa make it eight games unbeaten in all competitions as they progress to the UEFA Cup third round.

Aston Villa

League Champions: 馃弳馃弳馃弳馃弳馃弳 馃弳
FA Cup Winners: 馃弳馃弳馃弳馃弳馃弳 馃弳馃弳
League Cup Winners: 馃弳馃弳馃弳
Last Trophy: 1976-77

G贸rnik Zabrze

Ekstraklasa Champions: 馃弳馃弳馃弳馃弳馃弳 馃弳馃弳馃弳馃弳馃弳
Polish Cup Winners: 馃弳馃弳馃弳馃弳馃弳 馃弳
Last Trophy: 1971-72

FIXTURE HISTORY

G贸rnik Zabrze

Previous 5 vs. G贸rnik: 馃煩
None

FIXTURE DETAILS

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Season | 1977-78 |
Matchday | #19 |
Manager Game | #178 |
Wednesday, 2 November 1977

MATCH SUMMARY

Manager: Ron Saunders | 馃彺鬆仹鬆仮鬆仴鬆伄鬆仹鬆伩 | Birkenhead, 1974-1982
Referee: Alberto Michelotti | 馃嚠馃嚬 | Parma, 1973-1980
HT Score: 馃煡 0-1
FT Result: 馃煥 Drew
FT Score: 馃煥 1-1
Aggregate Result: 馃煩 Won
Aggregate Score: 馃煩 3-1
Last 5: 馃煩 馃煥 馃煩 馃煩 馃煥

MANAGERIAL RECORD

Ron Saunders | 馃彺鬆仹鬆仮鬆仴鬆伄鬆仹鬆伩 |

GAMES | WINS | DRAWS | LOSSES | POINTS PER GAME

馃晵 178 | 馃煩 | 87 馃煥 | 45 馃煡 46 | 1.72

Villa Career Form:

Top 6

MATCH OFFICIALS

Referee: Alberto Michelotti | 馃嚠馃嚬 | Parma, 1973-1980
Matches Officiated: 1
馃煩 : 0
馃煥 : 1
馃煡 : 0
馃啒 : 0
Previous 5: None
Last Match: None
Cards: 馃煥

ALL THE MATCHES REFEREED BY:

CARDS

Villa

馃煥

G贸rnik Zabrze

None

TEAM NEWS

Ron Saunders names an unchanged line up.

TEAM STATS

Starting XI Average Age
| 24.99 |

Oldest Player |
GK Jimmy Rimmer | 馃彺鬆仹鬆仮鬆仴鬆伄鬆仹鬆伩 | 29.75 |

Youngest Player |
F John Deehan | 馃彺鬆仹鬆仮鬆仴鬆伄鬆仹鬆伩 | 20.25 |

MANAGER

Ron Saunders | 馃彺鬆仹鬆仮鬆仴鬆伄鬆仹鬆伩 |

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Aston Villa

GK Jimmy Rimmer | 馃彺鬆仹鬆仮鬆仴鬆伄鬆仹鬆伩 | 馃煥 |
CB Ken McNaught | 馃彺鬆仹鬆仮鬆伋鬆仯鬆伌鬆伩 |
FB Gordon Smith | 馃彺鬆仹鬆仮鬆伋鬆仯鬆伌鬆伩 |
RB John Gidman | 馃彺鬆仹鬆仮鬆仴鬆伄鬆仹鬆伩 |
M Leighton Phillips | 馃彺鬆仹鬆仮鬆伔鬆伂鬆伋鬆伩 |
M Alex Cropley | 馃彺鬆仹鬆仮鬆伋鬆仯鬆伌鬆伩 |
M Dennis Mortimer | 馃彺鬆仹鬆仮鬆仴鬆伄鬆仹鬆伩 |
W Frank Carrodus | 馃彺鬆仹鬆仮鬆仴鬆伄鬆仹鬆伩 | 馃敟 |
F John Deehan | 馃彺鬆仹鬆仮鬆仴鬆伄鬆仹鬆伩 | 馃攣 |
F Brian Little | 馃彺鬆仹鬆仮鬆仴鬆伄鬆仹鬆伩 |
CF Andy Gray | 馃彺鬆仹鬆仮鬆伋鬆仯鬆伌鬆伩 | 鈿 |

MANAGER

W艂adys艂aw 呕muda | 馃嚨馃嚤 |

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G贸rnik Zabrze

GK Andrzej Fischer | 馃嚨馃嚤 |
D Ireneusz Lazurowicz | 馃嚨馃嚤 | 馃攣 |
D Bernard Jarzina | 馃嚨馃嚤 |
CB Jerzy Gorgo艅 | 馃嚨馃嚤 |
M Henryk Wieczorek | 馃嚨馃嚤 |
M Zygfryd Szo艂tysik | 馃嚨馃嚤 |
M Adam Popowicz | 馃嚨馃嚤 |
M Jozef Kurzeja | 馃嚨馃嚤 |
M Joachim Hutka | 馃嚨馃嚤 |
F Janusz Marcinkowski | 馃嚨馃嚤 | 鈿 | 馃攣 |
CF Stanislaw Gzil | 馃嚨馃嚤 |

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Not necessarily indicative of the actual matchday formation

SUBSTITUTES

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M Gordon Cowans | 馃彺鬆仹鬆仮鬆仴鬆伄鬆仹鬆伩 | for F John Deehan | 馃彺鬆仹鬆仮鬆仴鬆伄鬆仹鬆伩 | 46' |

SUBSTITUTES

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馃攣 | D Ireneusz Lazurowicz | 馃嚨馃嚤 | (F Jerzy Radecki | 馃嚨馃嚤 |)
馃攣 | F Janusz Marcinkowski | 馃嚨馃嚤 | (g) (F Marian Wasilewski | 馃嚨馃嚤 |)

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UNUSED SUBSTITUTES

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Not recorded

UNUSED SUBSTITUTES

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Not Recorded

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SQUAD STATS

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1st XI:
Home Nation 馃彺鬆仹鬆仮鬆仴鬆伄鬆仹鬆伩 馃彺鬆仹鬆仮鬆伋鬆仯鬆伌鬆伩 馃彺鬆仹鬆仮鬆伔鬆伂鬆伋鬆伩 馃嚞馃嚙 : 11/11

Squad:
Home Nation 馃彺鬆仹鬆仮鬆仴鬆伄鬆仹鬆伩 馃彺鬆仹鬆仮鬆伋鬆仯鬆伌鬆伩 馃彺鬆仹鬆仮鬆伔鬆伂鬆伋鬆伩 馃嚞馃嚙 : 12/12

MATCHDAY SQUAD

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SQUAD STATS

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1st XI:
Home Nation 馃嚨馃嚤 : 11/11

Squad:
Home Nation 馃嚨馃嚤 : 13/13

MATCHDAY SQUAD

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UNAVAILABLE

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Injury | 1 |
FB John Robson | 馃彺鬆仹鬆仮鬆仴鬆伄鬆仹鬆伩 |

UNAVAILABLE

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Not Recorded

Player Positions:

GK : Goalkeeper
CB, D, B : Centre Back, Defender, Back
FB, LB, RB, WH : Full Back, Left Back, Right Back, Wing Back, Wing Half鈥

M, CH, LH, RH : Midfielder, Centre Half, Left Half, Right Half
W, OL, OR : Winger, Outside Left, Outside Right
F, IF, IL, IR : Forward, Inside Forward, Inside Left, Inside Right, Second Striker, False 9
CF : Centre Forward

Match Symbols:

鈿 | Goal
馃敟 | Assist
馃攣 | Substitution

馃煥 | Booking

馃煡 | Sending off

馃啒 | Poor refereeing performance
馃煝 : Debut 馃敶 : Final Game

DEBUT APPEARANCES

FINAL APPEARANCES

MATCH STATS

Not recorded

MATCH QUOTES

"I am absolutely delighted with the result. 鈥淲e did not play in the first half and let them tie things up. "The extra man in midfield in the second half made all the difference. 鈥淎t the end of the day we had enough chances to have won it.鈥 Ron Saunders.

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