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Game #4122

Aston Villa

Wednesday, 19 September 1990

Won

1st Round

Last 5: 🟥 🟥 🟩 🟩 🟩

UEFA Cup

Baník Ostrava

Attendance: 27,317

Villa Park

Aston Villa

3-1

Baník Ostrava

Assist(s) | Gordon Cowans | 32’ | 79' | Chris Price | 57’ |

MATCH SUMMARY

Villa become the first English club to compete in European football since the five year ban for Heysel ended. Jozef Vengloš' Villa recover from conceding an away goal to equalise within 60 seconds as a Gordon Cowans inspired display delivers a 3-1 win for the hosts.

KEY MAN

Gordon Cowans, pulling all the strings.

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MATCH TIMELINE

Wednesday, 19 September 1990

⚽ | 31’ Goal, 0-1, (FC Baník Ostrava), Radomír Chylek
⚽ | 32’ Goal, 1-1, David Platt, Assist by Gordon Cowans
🕒 | HT Aston Villa 1-1 FC Baník Ostrava
🔁 | 46’ Sub off, Kevin Gage, Sub on, Ian Ormondroyd
🔁 | 54’ Sub off, Tony Cascarino, Sub on, Ian Olney
⚽ | 57’ Goal, 2-1, Derek Mountfield, Assist by Chris Price
⚽ | 79’ Goal, 3-1, Ian Olney, Assist by Gordon Cowans
🕒 | FT Aston Villa 3-1 FC Baník Ostrava

🟨 | 89’ Booking, Ian Olney, Trip

ON THIS DAY

Jozef Vengloš' Villa win a third successive game as David Platt's fifth goal in five games helps them recover from an away goal in the UEFA Cup. Meanwhile, Villa become the first representatives of England in European Football after an absence of five years.

Aston Villa

European Cup / Champions League: 🏆
League Champions: 🏆🏆🏆🏆🏆 🏆🏆
FA Cup Winners: 🏆🏆🏆🏆🏆 🏆🏆
League Cup Winners: 🏆🏆🏆
Last Trophy: 1981-82

Baník Ostrava

European Cup / Champions League: ❌
Czech First League Champions: 🏆🏆🏆
Czech Cup Winners: 🏆🏆
Last Trophy: 1980-81

FIXTURE HISTORY

Baník Ostrava

Previous 5 vs. Baník: None
None

FIXTURE DETAILS

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Season | 1990-91 |
Matchday | #6 |
Manager Game | #6 |
Wednesday, 19 September 1990

MATCH SUMMARY

Manager: Jozef Vengloš | 🇨🇿 | Ružomberok, 1990-1991
Referee: Manfred Neuner | 🇩🇪 | Leimen, 1980-1992
HT Score: 🟨 1-1
FT Result: 🟩 Won
FT Score: 🟩 3-1
Last 5: 🟥 🟥 🟩 🟩 🟩

MANAGERIAL RECORD

Jozef Vengloš | 🇨🇿 |

GAMES | WINS | DRAWS | LOSSES | POINTS PER GAME

🕒 6 | 🟩 | 3 🟨 | 1 🟥 2 | 1.67

Villa Career Form:

Top 6

MATCH OFFICIALS

Referee: Manfred Neuner | 🇩🇪 | Leimen, 1980-1992
Matches Officiated: 1
🟩 : 1
🟨 : 0
🟥 : 0
🆘 : 0
Previous 5: None
Last Match: None
Cards: 🟨 🟨

ALL THE MATCHES REFEREED BY:

CARDS

Villa

🟨

Baník Ostrava

🟨

TEAM NEWS

Jozef Vengloš names an unchanged line up.

TEAM STATS

Starting XI Average Age
| 28.57 |

Oldest Player |
GK Nigel Spink | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 | 32.14 |

Youngest Player |
W Tony Daley | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 | 22.94 |

MANAGER

Jozef Vengloš | 🇨🇿 |

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Aston Villa

GK Nigel Spink | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 |
RB Kevin Gage | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 | 🔁 |
RB Chris Price | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 | 🔥 |
CB Derek Mountfield | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 | ⚽ |
CB Kent Nielsen | 🇩🇰 |
CB Paul McGrath | 🇮🇪 |
M Stuart Gray | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 |
M Gordon Cowans | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 | 🔥 | 🔥 |
M David Platt | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 | ⚽ |
W Tony Daley | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 |
CF Tony Cascarino | 🇮🇪 | 🔁 |

MANAGER

Jaroslav Gürtler | 🇨🇿 |

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Baník Ostrava

GK Pavel Srníček | 🇨🇿 |
D Pavel Kubánek | 🇨🇿 |
D Ivo Staš | 🇨🇿 |
D Petr Škarabela | 🇨🇿 |
D Ján Palínek | 🇨🇿 | 🟨 |
M Karel Kula | 🇨🇿 |
M Roman Sialini | 🇨🇿 |
F Radim Nečas | 🇨🇿 |
F Dúsan Horváth | 🇨🇿 |
F Radomir Chýlek | 🇨🇿 | (⚽)
F Zbynek Ollender | 🇨🇿 |

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Not necessarily indicative of the actual matchday formation

SUBSTITUTES

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🔁 CF Ian Ormondroyd | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 | for RB Kevin Gage | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 | 46’ |
🔁 CF Ian Olney | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 | ⚽ | 🟨 | for CF Tony Cascarino | 🇮🇪 | 54’ |

SUBSTITUTES

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No Substitutions Made

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UNUSED SUBSTITUTES

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GK Lee Butler | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 |
M Mark Blake | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 |
CF Dwight Yorke | 🇹🇹 |

UNUSED SUBSTITUTES

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GK Ivo Schmucker | 🇨🇿 |
D Václav Pecháček | 🇨🇿 |
M Roman Kaizar | 🇨🇿 |
M Roman Pavelka | 🇨🇿 |

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SQUAD STATS

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1st XI:
Home Nation 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁳󠁣󠁴󠁿 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁷󠁬󠁳󠁿 🇬🇧 : 8/11

Squad:
Home Nation 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁳󠁣󠁴󠁿 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁷󠁬󠁳󠁿 🇬🇧 : 12/16

MATCHDAY SQUAD

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SQUAD STATS

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1st XI:
Home Nation 🇨🇿 : 11/11

Squad:
Home Nation 🇨🇿 : 15/15

MATCHDAY SQUAD

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UNAVAILABLE

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Not recorded

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


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:

⚽ | Goal
🔥 | Assist
🔁 | Substitution

🟨 | Booking

🟥 | Sending off

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

DEBUT APPEARANCES

FINAL APPEARANCES

MATCH STATS

Not recorded

MATCH QUOTES

"It's only half-time at the moment and we must not start getting carried away. "But there is no way we are going to roll over in the second leg. “We will be ready for Banik and we know what to expect from clubs when they are at home in Europe. "They will try to take advantage of a partisan crowd, niggle away at us and get on to the referee. "But we will be prepared. It was a very tough game and they had us going a bit early on. "We showed good determination to come back and have put ourselves in a good position. “There's no reason why we can't go through. "It [Mountfield’s goal] managed to give us the breathing space we needed. “I was getting forward quite a lot and just found myself in the right place to stick it home" Derek Mountfield.

MATCH REPORT