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Game #4287

Aston Villa

Lost

2nd Round

Wednesday, 3 November 1993

Last 5: 🟨 🟩 🟩 🟩 🟥

UEFA Cup

Deportivo La Coruña

Villa Park

Attendance: 26,737

Aston Villa

0-1

Deportivo La Coruña

Assist(s) | None

MATCH SUMMARY

Villa's away goal counts for nothing as they are beaten by a solitary goal in the second leg of the UEFA Cup tie with Deportivo to leave them out of Europe ahead of schedule.

KEY MAN

Gordon Cowans, caught in possession.

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MATCH TIMELINE

Wednesday, 3 November 1993

🥅 | 37’ Goal, 0-1, (Deportivo La Coruña), Manjarín
🕒 | HT Aston Villa 0-1 Deportivo La Coruña
🔁 | 62’ Sub off, Gordon Cowans, Sub on, Ray Houghton
🕒 | FT Aston Villa 0-1 Deportivo La Coruña

🟨 | Booking, Kevin Richardson, Foul
🟨 | Booking, Andy Townsend, Foul

ON THIS DAY

Despite a creditable away draw Villa fall at home to Deportivo La Coruña in the Second Round of the UEFA Cup.

Aston Villa

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

Deportivo La Coruña

European Cup / Champions League: ❌
La Liga Winners: ❌
Copa del Rey Winners: ❌
Last Trophy: ❌

FIXTURE HISTORY

Deportivo La Coruña

Previous 5 vs. Deportivo: 🟨

PREVIOUS MATCH

NEXT MATCH

None

FIXTURE DETAILS

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Season | 1993-94 |
Matchday | #20 |
Manager Game | #122 |
Wednesday, 3 November 1993

MATCH SUMMARY

Manager: Ron Atkinson | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 | Liverpool, 1991-1994
Referee: Hans-Jürgen Weber | 🇩🇪 | Essen, 1991-1998
HT Score: 🟥 0-1
FT Score: 🟥 0-1
FT Result: 🟥 Lost
Last 5: 🟨 🟩 🟩 🟩 🟥

MANAGERIAL RECORD

Ron Atkinson | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 |

GAMES | WINS | DRAWS | LOSSES | POINTS PER GAME

🕒 122 | 🟩 | 56 🟨 | 34 🟥 32 | 1.66

Villa Career Form:

Top 6

MATCH OFFICIALS

Referee: Hans-Jürgen Weber | 🇩🇪 | Essen, 1991-1998
Matches Officiated: 1
🟩 : 0
🟨 : 0
🟥 : 1
🆘 : 0
Previous 5: None
Last Match: None
Cards: 🟨 🟨

ALL THE MATCHES REFEREED BY:

CARDS

Villa

🟨 🟨

Deportivo La Coruña

None

TEAM NEWS

Mark Bosnich returns in goal along with Tony Daley, Dean Saunders, Gordon Cowans and Bryan Small. Nigel Spink, Ray Houghton, Guy Whittingham, Steve Froggatt, Garry Parker and Ugo Ehiogu drop out.

TEAM STATS

Starting XI Average Age
| 28.30 |

Oldest Player |
M Gordon Cowans | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 | 35.04 |

Youngest Player |
GK Mark Bosnich | 🇦🇺 | 21.82 |

MANAGER

Ron Atkinson | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 |

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Aston Villa

GK Mark Bosnich | 🇦🇺 |
LB Bryan Small | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 |
CB Shaun Teale | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿
RB Earl Barrett | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 |
CB Paul McGrath | 🇮🇪 |
M Andy Townsend | 🇮🇪 | 🟨 |
M Gordon Cowans | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 | 🔁 |
M Kevin Richardson | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 | 🟨 |
W Tony Daley | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 |
CF Dalian Atkinson | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 |
CF Dean Saunders | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁷󠁬󠁳󠁿 |

MANAGER

Arsenio Iglesias | 🇪🇸 |

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Deportivo La Coruña

GK Francisco Liaño | 🇪🇸 |
CB Voro | 🇪🇸 |
CB Miroslav Đukić | 🇷🇸 |
D José Luis Ribera | 🇪🇸 |
D Fernando Martinez Perales | 🇪🇸 |
RB Luis López Rekarte | 🇪🇸 |
M Javier Manjarín | 🇪🇸 | ⚽ | 🔁 |
M Mauro Silva | 🇧🇷 |
M Francisco Javier González Pérez | 🇪🇸 |
M Donato Gama Da Silva | 🇪🇸 |
CF Bebeto | 🇧🇷 | 🔁 |

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STARTING XI

SUBSTITUTES

Not necessarily indicative of the actual matchday formation

UNUSED

Player

SUBSTITUTES

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🔁 | M Ray Houghton | 🇮🇪 | for M Gordon Cowans | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 | 62' |

SUBSTITUTES

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🔁 | M Javier Manjarín | 🇪🇸 | ⚽ | (F Pedro Riesco | 🇪🇸 )
🔁 | CF Bebeto | 🇧🇷 | (M Marcos Vales | 🇪🇸 |)

UNUSED SUBSTITUTES

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GK Nigel Spink | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 |
CB Ugo Ehiogu | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 |
M Garry Parker | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 |
W Peter Whittingham | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 |

UNUSED SUBSTITUTES

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GK Alex Sánchez | 🇪🇸 |
RB Mariano Hoyas | 🇪🇸 |
M José Ramón | 🇪🇸 |

SQUAD STATS

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

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

SQUAD STATS

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1st XI:
Home Nation 🇪🇸 : 8/11

Squad:
Home Nation 🇪🇸 : 13/16

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

"Villa can have few complaints after being swamped by the visitors throughout as they inexplicably failed to rise to the occasion."

MATCH REPORT

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*Birmingham Evening Mail*
Thursday, 4 November 1993

VILLA’S UEFA Cup hopes were left tatters by slick Spaniards Deportivo La Coruna at Villa Park last night. Striker Javier Manjarin settled the issue with a 36th-minute strike. And Villa can have few complaints after being swamped by the visitors throughout as they inexplicably failed to rise to the occasion. Manjarin headed home after a flowing move had ripped Villa’s defence wide open. Gordon Cowans, recalled after being rested for two games, was caught in possession in his own half and the Spaniards countered quickly and clinically. The ball flashed from Bebeto to Fran and then out wide to overlapping full back Nando, whose deep cross to the far post was headed down by MANJARIN and only helped into the roof of the net by Villa defender Paul McGrath. Bebeto could have added to Deportivo’s advantage three minutes later but skied over from eight yards.

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