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Game #3656

Aston Villa

Won

2nd Round

Wednesday, 21 October 1981

Last 5: 🟨 🟩 🟨 🟩 🟩

European Cup

Berliner FC Dynamo

Friedrich Ludwig Jahn Sportpark

Attendance: 25,000

Berliner FC Dynamo

1-2

Aston Villa

Assist(s) | Gary Shaw | 5' | Peter Withe | 85' |

MATCH SUMMARY

Villa, unbeaten in twelve games in all competitions, secure a crucial first leg away win in Berlin in the second round of the European Cup as Tony Morley scores five minutes from the start and five from the end.

KEY MAN

Tony Morley, shades of Greaves

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MATCH TIMELINE

Wednesday, 21 October 1981

⚽ | 5’ Goal, Tony Morley, Assist by Gary Shaw
🕒 | HT Berliner FC Dynamo 0-1 Aston Villa
🥅 | 50’ Goal, (Berliner FC Dynamo), Hans-Jurgen Riediger
🔁 | 68’ Sub off, Gary Williams, Sub on, Ivor Linton
💥 | 80’ Missed penalty, (Berliner FC Dynamo)
⚽ | 85’ Goal, Tony Morley, Assist by Peter Withe
🕒 | FT Berliner FC Dynamo 1-2 Aston Villa

ON THIS DAY

Ron Saunders' Villa win in Berlin thanks to two Tony Morley goals to take two crucial away goals and seize the advantage in the European Cup second round as Ivor Linton comes on as substitute to make his first appearance for Villa since Saturday, 3 May 1980.

Aston Villa

League Champions: 🏆🏆🏆🏆🏆 🏆🏆
FA Cup Winners: 🏆🏆🏆🏆🏆 🏆🏆
League Cup Winners: 🏆🏆🏆
Last Trophy: 1980-81

Berliner FC Dynamo

East German Champions: 🏆🏆🏆
FDGB-Pokal Winners: 🏆
Last Trophy: 1980-81

FIXTURE HISTORY

Berliner FC Dynamo

Previous 5 vs. Berliner: None

PREVIOUS MATCH

None

NEXT MATCH

FIXTURE DETAILS

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Season: 1981-82
Matchday: #15
European Match: #3
Manager Game: #374
Wednesday, 21 October 1981

MATCH SUMMARY

Manager: Ron Saunders | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 | Birkenhead, 1974-1982
Referee: Franz Wöhrer | 🇦🇹 | Wien, 1969-1987
HT Score: 🟩 1-0
FT Result: 🟩 Won
FT Score: 🟩 2-1
Last 5: 🟨 🟩 🟨 🟩 🟩

MANAGERIAL RECORD

Ron Saunders | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 |

GAMES | WINS | DRAWS | LOSSES | POINTS PER GAME

🕒 374 | 🟩 | 171 🟨 | 104 🟥 99 | 1.65

Villa Career Form:

Top 6

MATCH OFFICIALS

Referee: Franz Wöhrer | 🇦🇹 | Wien, 1969-1987
Matches Officiated: 1
🟩 : 1
🟨 : 0
🟥 : 0
🆘 : 0
Previous 5: None
Last Match: None
Cards: None

ALL THE MATCHES REFEREED BY:

CARDS

Villa

None

Berliner FC Dynamo

None

TEAM NEWS

Peter Withe replaces David Geddis.

TEAM STATS

Starting XI Average Age
| 25.56 |

Oldest Player |
GK Jimmy Rimmer | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 | 33.72 |

Youngest Player |
F Gary Shaw | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 | 19.93 |

MANAGER

Ron Saunders | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 |

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Aston Villa

GK Jimmy Rimmer | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 |
CB Brendan Ormsby | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 |
CB Allan Evans | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁳󠁣󠁴󠁿 |
RB Gary Williams | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 | 🔁 |
M Colin Gibson | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 |
M Des Bremner | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁳󠁣󠁴󠁿 |
M Gordon Cowans | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 |
M Dennis Mortimer | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 |
W Tony Morley | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 | ⚽ | ⚽ |
F Gary Shaw | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 | 🔥 |
CF Peter Withe | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 | 🔥 |

MANAGER

Jürgen Bogs

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Berliner FC Dynamo

GK Bodo Rudwaleit | 🇩🇪 |
D Artur Ullrich | 🇩🇪 |
D Michael Noack | 🇩🇪 |
CB Rainer Troppa | 🇩🇪 |
M Norbert Trieloff | 🇩🇪 |
M Frank Terletzki | 🇩🇪 |
M Bernd Schulz | 🇩🇪 |
M Rainer Ernst | 🇩🇪 |
F Hans-Jürgen Riediger | 🇩🇪 | ⚽ |
F Wolf-Rüdiger Netz | 🇩🇪 |
CF Ralf Sträßer | 🇩🇪 | 🔁 |

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STARTING XI

SUBSTITUTES

Not necessarily indicative of the actual matchday formation

UNUSED

Player

SUBSTITUTES

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🔁 | M Ivor Linton | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 | for RB Gary Williams | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 | 68' |

SUBSTITUTES

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🔁 | CF Ralf Sträßer | 🇩🇪 | (M Roland Jüngling | 🇩🇪 |)

UNUSED SUBSTITUTES

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Not recorded

UNUSED SUBSTITUTES

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Not Recorded

SQUAD STATS

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1st XI:
Home Nation 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁳󠁣󠁴󠁿 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁷󠁬󠁳󠁿 🇬🇧 : 11/11

Squad:
Home Nation 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁳󠁣󠁴󠁿 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁷󠁬󠁳󠁿 🇬🇧 : 12/12

SQUAD STATS

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1st XI:
Home Nation 🇩🇪 : 11/11

Squad:
Home Nation 🇩🇪 : 12/12

MATCHDAY SQUAD

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MATCHDAY SQUAD

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UNAVAILABLE

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Not recorded

UNAVAILABLE

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Not Recorded

Player Positions:

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


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

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Match Symbols:

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⚽ | Goal
🔥 | Assist
🔁 | Substitution

🟨 | Booking

🟥 | Sending off

🆘 | Poor refereeing performance
🟢 : Debut 🔴 : Final Game

DEBUT APPEARANCES

FINAL APPEARANCES

MATCH STATS

Not recorded

MATCH QUOTES

MATCH REPORT

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