Game #4320

1993-94

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Position:

1st Round

UEFA Cup 1st Round

ŠK Slovan Bratislava

Villa Park

Attendance: 24,461

Wednesday, 29 September 1993

Villa win through in the UEFA Cup against Slovan despite a late scare.

Aston Villa

2-1

ŠK Slovan Bratislava

Scorer(s) | Dalian Atkinson | 15' | Andy Townsend | 22' |

Assist(s) | Not recorded

AT A GLANCE

Game #4320

Season | 1993-94 |
Matchday | #12 |
Manager Game | #114 |
Wednesday, 29 September 1993

MATCH SUMMARY

Manager | Ron Atkinson |
Referee | Peter Mikkelsen, Denmark |
FT Score | 2-1 |
Aggregate Result | Won |
Aggregate Score | 2-1 |
Last 5 Games | DWWDW |

MATCH OFFICIALS

Referee: Peter Mikkelsen

MATCH INCIDENTS

Peter Mikkelsen

Villa

None

ŠK Slovan Bratislava

🟨 |

🟨 | Booking
🟥 | Sending off
💥+ | Incidents e.g. penalty awarded

💥- | Incidents e.g. penalty conceded, goal disallowed

💥 | Incidents e.g. refused clear pen

🆘 | Notably poor refereeing performance    

TEAM STATS

Starting XI Average Age
| 29.55 |

Oldest Player |
GK Nigel Spink | 35.17 |

Youngest Player |
RB Neil Cox | 21.99 |

TEAM NEWS

Nigel Spink returns in place of Mark Bosnich with Dalian Atkinson replaces Ray Houghton.

UNAVAILABLE

Not recorded

MATCH STATS

Not recorded

MANAGER

Ron Atkinson

STAFF

Assistant Manager: Jim Barron

STARTING LINE UP

GK Nigel Spink |
RB Neil Cox |
LB Steve Staunton |
CB Shaun Teale |
CB Paul McGrath |
M Andy Townsend |
M Gordon Cowans |
M Kevin Richardson |
F Dean Saunders |
CF Guy Whittingham |
CF Dalian Atkinson |

SUBSTITUTES

None

UNUSED SUBSTITUTES

Not recorded

THE OPPOSITION

Vencel, Chvíla, Zeman, Tittel (g), Stúpala, Kinder, Tomaschek, Pecko, Nigro, Krištofík (Lancz), Timko (Gostič). Manager: Dušan Gális.

ex: Also played for the Villa

g: Scored

s/o: Sent off

s-: Sub off; s+: Sub on

ON THIS DAY

Villa secure a home win against ŠK Slovan Bratislava to win 2-1 on aggregate and progress to the UEFA Cup 2nd Round.

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MATCH TIMELINE

15’ Goal, 1-0, Dalian Atkinson
22’ Goal, 2-0, Andy Townsend
HT Aston Villa 2-0 ŠK Slovan Bratislava
86’ Goal, 2-1, (ŠK Slovan Bratislava)
FT Aston Villa 2-1 ŠK Slovan Bratislava

MANAGER WATCH

POSITION

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MATCH PROGRAMME

MATCH PROGRAMME

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QUOTES

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*The Irish Independent*
Thursday, 30 September 1993

“Villa survived an anxious final four minutes … Slovan needed another score to go through on the away goals rule but Villa held on.”

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Townsend the Villa hero ASTON VILLA 2 Villa had done well to take con- SLOVAN I trol with two goals In a seven- minute ANDY Townsend's brilliant strike spell early in the first-half. put paid to Slovan Bratislava at Villa They went ahead after IS minutes Park last night. when Atkinson made no mistake However, Aston Villa survived an from close range. anxious final four minutes before However, it was Townsend's Mlbooking their place in the second liant 22nd minute effort that put round of the UEFA Cup. Villa firmly In the driving seat. Goals from Dalian Atkinson and And then Slovan jolted Villa the Irish international had Villa through Tittell's 136th strike a 25- cruising but Ron Atkinson's men yarder similar to Townsend's in the were rocked when Disan Tittell first half. pulled a goal back in the 116th min- That made the last few minutes ute. Slovan needed another score to go exciting with Slovan throwing cauthrough on the away goals rule but tion to the wind and Villa desperate Villa held on. to hold out.

Townsend the Villa hero ASTON VILLA 2 Villa had done well to take con- SLOVAN I trol with two goals In a seven- minute ANDY Townsend's brilliant strike spell early in the first-half. put paid to Slovan Bratislava at Villa They went ahead after IS minutes Park last night. when Atkinson made no mistake However, Aston Villa survived an from close range. anxious final four minutes before However, it was Townsend's Mlbooking their place in the second liant 22nd minute effort that put round of the UEFA Cup. Villa firmly In the driving seat. Goals from Dalian Atkinson and And then Slovan jolted Villa the Irish international had Villa through Tittell's 136th strike a 25- cruising but Ron Atkinson's men yarder similar to Townsend's in the were rocked when Disan Tittell first half. pulled a goal back in the 116th min- That made the last few minutes ute. Slovan needed another score to go exciting with Slovan throwing cauthrough on the away goals rule but tion to the wind and Villa desperate Villa held on. to hold out.