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Game #4119

Aston Villa

Wednesday, 5 September 1990

Lost

18th (-5)

Last 5: ๐ŸŸจ ๐ŸŸจ ๐ŸŸจ ๐ŸŸฅ ๐ŸŸฅ

Division One

Attendance: 30,199

Manchester City

Maine Road

Villa lose in a game they dominate as City goalkeeper is forced to make multiple saves to deny Tony Daley. Gordon Cowans, David Platt and Kevin Gage before the home side are awarded a soft penalty by referee John Watson when no contact had been made. Watson doubled down on the controversy by refusing Villa a spot kick for a clear shove on David Platt with City hitting a second as Villa continued to take the game to them. Jozef Vengloลก' side fall to 18th in the table with one point from nine in the first division.

Manchester City

2-1

Aston Villa

Assist(s) | None

KEY MAN

David Platt, denied one pen, scored another.

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MATCH TIMELINE

Wednesday, 5 September 1990

๐Ÿ•’ | HT Manchester City 0-0 Aston Villa
๐Ÿฅ… | 47โ€™ Goal, 0-1, (Manchester City, pen), Mark Ward
๐Ÿฅ… | 80โ€™ Goal, 0-2, (Manchester City), Neil Pointon
โšฝ | 82โ€™ Goal, 1-2, David Platt (pen)
๐Ÿ” | 84โ€™ Sub off, Derek Mountfield, Sub on, Ian Olney
๐Ÿ•’ | FT Manchester City 2-1 Aston Villa

๐ŸŸจ | Booking, Paul McGrath, Deliberate handball
๐ŸŸจ | Booking, Chris Price, Dissent

ON THIS DAY

Jozef Vengloลก' Villa make it one point from nine as they come unstuck at Maine Road.

Aston Villa

European Cup / Champions League: ๐Ÿ†
League Champions: ๐Ÿ†๐Ÿ†๐Ÿ†๐Ÿ†๐Ÿ† ๐Ÿ†๐Ÿ†
FA Cup Winners: ๐Ÿ†๐Ÿ†๐Ÿ†๐Ÿ†๐Ÿ† ๐Ÿ†๐Ÿ†
League Cup Winners: ๐Ÿ†๐Ÿ†๐Ÿ†
Last Trophy: 1981-82

Manchester City

European Cup / Champions League: โŒ
UEFA Cup Winners Cup: ๐Ÿ†
League Champions: ๐Ÿ†๐Ÿ†
FA Cup Winners: ๐Ÿ†๐Ÿ†๐Ÿ†๐Ÿ†
League Cup Winners: ๐Ÿ†๐Ÿ†
Last Trophy: 1975-76

FIXTURE HISTORY

Manchester City

Previous 5 vs. Manchester City: ๐ŸŸจ ๐ŸŸจ ๐ŸŸฉ ๐ŸŸฉ ๐ŸŸฅ

FIXTURE DETAILS

Season | 1990-91 |
Matchday | #3 |
League Match | #3 |
Manager Game | #3 |
Wednesday, 5 September 1990

MATCH SUMMARY

Manager: Jozef Vengloลก | ๐Ÿ‡จ๐Ÿ‡ฟ | Ruลพomberok, 1990-1991
Referee: John Watson | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ | Whitley Bay, 1986โ€“1995
HT Score: ๐ŸŸจ 0-0
FT Result: ๐ŸŸฅ Lost
FT Score: ๐ŸŸฅ 1-2
Last 5: ๐ŸŸจ ๐ŸŸจ ๐ŸŸจ ๐ŸŸฅ ๐ŸŸฅ

MATCH OFFICIALS

Referee: John Watson | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ | Whitley Bay, 1986โ€“1995 ๐Ÿ†˜
Previous 5: None
Last Match: None
Cards: None

CARDS

Villa

None

Manchester City

None

John Watson

TEAM NEWS

Jozef Vengloลก names an unchanged line up for the first time.

TEAM STATS

Starting XI Average Age
| 28.53 |

Oldest Player |
GK Nigel Spink | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ | 32.10 |

Youngest Player |
W Tony Daley | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ | 22.90 |

Jozef Vengloลก | ๐Ÿ‡จ๐Ÿ‡ฟ |

MANAGER

MANAGER

Jozef Vengloลก | ๐Ÿ‡จ๐Ÿ‡ฟ |

Howard Kendall | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ |

Aston Villa

GK Nigel Spink | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ |
RB Chris Price | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ | ๐ŸŸจ |
CB Derek Mountfield | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ | ๐Ÿ” |
CB Kent Nielsen | ๐Ÿ‡ฉ๐Ÿ‡ฐ |
CB Paul McGrath | ๐Ÿ‡ฎ๐Ÿ‡ช | ๐ŸŸจ |
RB Kevin Gage | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ |
M Gordon Cowans | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ |
M David Platt | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ | โšฝ |
M Stuart Gray | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ |
W Tony Daley | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ |
CF Tony Cascarino | ๐Ÿ‡ฎ๐Ÿ‡ช |

Manchester City

GK Andy Dibble | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ท๓ ฌ๓ ณ๓ ฟ | ๐ŸŸจ |
LB Neil Pointon | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ | โšฝ | ๐ŸŸจ |
LB Mark Ward | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ | โšฝ | ๐Ÿ” |
CB Colin Hendry | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ณ๓ ฃ๓ ด๓ ฟ |
RB Ian Brightwell | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ |
M Paul Lake | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ |
M Mark Brennan | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ |
M Peter Reid | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ |
M Adrian Heath (ex) | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ |
W David White | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ |
CF Niall Quinn | ๐Ÿ‡ฎ๐Ÿ‡ช |

SUBSTITUTES

๐Ÿ” CF Ian Olney | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ | for CB Derek Mountfield | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ | 84' |

SUBSTITUTES

๐Ÿ” | LB Mark Ward | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ | (CB Steve Redmond | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ |)

UNUSED SUBSTITUTES

CF Dwight Yorke | ๐Ÿ‡น๐Ÿ‡น |

UNUSED SUBSTITUTES

CF Clive Allen | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ |

SQUAD STATS

1st XI:
Home Nation ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ณ๓ ฃ๓ ด๓ ฟ ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ท๓ ฌ๓ ณ๓ ฟ ๐Ÿ‡ฌ๐Ÿ‡ง : 8/11

Squad:
Home Nation ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ณ๓ ฃ๓ ด๓ ฟ ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ท๓ ฌ๓ ณ๓ ฟ ๐Ÿ‡ฌ๐Ÿ‡ง : 9/13

MATCHDAY SQUAD

SQUAD STATS

1st XI:
Home Nation ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ณ๓ ฃ๓ ด๓ ฟ ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ท๓ ฌ๓ ณ๓ ฟ ๐Ÿ‡ฌ๐Ÿ‡ง : 10/11

Squad:
Home Nation ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ณ๓ ฃ๓ ด๓ ฟ ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ท๓ ฌ๓ ณ๓ ฟ ๐Ÿ‡ฌ๐Ÿ‡ง : 12/13

MATCHDAY SQUAD

UNAVAILABLE

Not recorded

UNAVAILABLE

Not Recorded

Player Positions:

โ€‹

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

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

โ€‹

Match Symbols:

โ€‹

โšฝ | Goal
๐Ÿ”ฅ | Assist
๐Ÿ” | Substitution

๐ŸŸจ | Booking

๐ŸŸฅ | Sending off

๐Ÿ†˜ | Poor refereeing performance
๐ŸŸข : Debut ๐Ÿ”ด : Final Game

DEBUT APPEARANCES

FINAL APPEARANCES

MATCH STATS

Not recorded

TABLE

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PROGRAMME

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MATCHDAY QUOTES

"I am still learning.

"We deserved a better result and had a lot of quality out there.

"The players should not lose confidence after a performance like tonight's."

Jozef Vengloลก.




"Our first win will come soon, hopefully against Coventry on Saturday.

"We have been creating a fair proportion of chances and there is certainly no lack of confidence in the side.

"We are probably playing better now than we were at the same stage last season when we had two more points.

โ€œWhat we need now is a lucky break.

โ€œWe are getting along on fine. The boss is in a clearly no-win situation at the moment.

โ€œIf we had started well everybody would have said that he has done it with Graham Taylor's team.

โ€œItโ€™s difficult for him because we haven't won a game yet.

โ€œBut there's nothing wrong with the team and it will show when we have got our first three points.โ€

Stuart Gray.



โ€œI was definitely caught from behind and I was amazed when no Penalty was awarded.โ€

David Platt.

*Daily Mirror*
Thursday, 6 September 1990

JOZEF VENGLOS, Aston Villa's new boss, saw his fighting side rudely kicked in the teeth last night.

Villa slid to a heartbreaking defeat, and are now fixed perilously close to the foot of the table, without a win in their opening three matches.

Manchester's City stand-in keeper, Andy Dibble - called in at almost the last minute - defied Villa's desperate efforts in a pulsating finish.

It leaves Venglos staring at the harsh facts of First Division life, facing an uphill struggle to revive last season's championship challenge.

English soccer can be the cruellest game in the world, because Villa could rightly claim they , deserved at least one point.

Czechoslovakian World Cup coach Venglos, who succeeded England's Graham Taylor at Villa Park, confessed before the game: "I am still learning."

Their rapid fire counter-attacks threatened to cut Howard Kendall's City to ribbons during the first half, after Tony Cascarino hit the bar.

And it needed a controversial penalty at the start of the second half to push City's noses in front just when Villa, were scenting that elusive victory.

Paul McGrath seeme