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Game #4480

Saturday, 20 September 1997

Attendance: 35,444

Won

Premier League

9th (+6)

Derby County

Last 5: ๐ŸŸฅ ๐ŸŸฉ ๐ŸŸฉ ๐ŸŸจ ๐ŸŸฉ

Villa Park

Villa record a third successive Premier League win to lift them to ninth in the table as Derby are beaten at Villa Park.

Aston Villa

2-1

Derby County

Assist(s) | Not recorded

KEY MAN

Julian Joachim, scored the winner

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MATCH TIMELINE

๐Ÿฅ… | 15โ€™ Goal, 0-1, (Derby County), Francesco Baiano
๐Ÿ•’ | HT Aston Villa 0-1 Derby County
๐Ÿ” | 68โ€™ Sub off, Saลกa ฤ†urฤiฤ‡, Sub on, Julian Joachim
โšฝ | 73โ€™ Goal, 1-1, Dwight Yorke
โšฝ | 75โ€™ Goal, 2-1, Julian Joachim
๐Ÿ” | 87โ€™ Sub off, Steve Staunton, Sub on, Riccardo Scimeca
๐Ÿ” | 88โ€™ Sub off, Stan Collymore, Sub on, Savo Miloลกeviฤ‡
๐Ÿ•’ | FT Aston Villa 2-1 Derby County

ON THIS DAY

Villa record a third successive Premier League win to lift them to ninth in the table as Derby are beaten at Villa Park.

Dwight Yorke scores his third goal in four league games as Julian Joachim opens his account for the season.

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†๐Ÿ†๐Ÿ†
Last Trophy: 1995-96

Derby County

European Cup / Champions League: โŒ
League Champions: ๐Ÿ†๐Ÿ†
FA Cup Winners: ๐Ÿ†
League Cup Winners: โŒ
Last Trophy: 1974-75

FIXTURE HISTORY

Derby County

Previous 5 vs. Derby County: ๐ŸŸฉ ๐ŸŸฉ ๐ŸŸฉ ๐ŸŸฅ ๐ŸŸฅ

FIXTURE DETAILS

Season | 1997-98 |
Matchday | #8 |
League Game | #7 |
Manager Game | #134 |
Saturday, 20 September 1997

MATCH SUMMARY

Manager: Brian Little | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ | Peterlee, 1994-1998
Referee: Jeff Winter | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ | Middlesbrough, 1992-2004
Kick off: 3.00pm
HT Score: ๐ŸŸฅ 0-1
FT Score: ๐ŸŸฉ 2-1
FT Result: ๐ŸŸฉ Won
Last 5: ๐ŸŸฅ ๐ŸŸฉ ๐ŸŸฉ ๐ŸŸจ ๐ŸŸฉ

MATCH OFFICIALS

Referee: Jeff Winter | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ | Middlesbrough, 1992-2004
Previous 5: ๐ŸŸจ ๐ŸŸจ ๐ŸŸฉ ๐ŸŸจ ๐ŸŸฉ
Last Match: ๐ŸŸฉ 5 April 1997, Villa 3-1 Everton, Villa Park.
Cards: None

CARDS

Villa

None

Derby County

None

Jeff Winter

TEAM NEWS

Saลกa ฤ†urฤiฤ‡ makes his first start of the season as Simon Grayson drops to the subs bench

TEAM STATS

Starting XI Average Age
| 26.60 |

Oldest Player
M Ian Taylor | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ | 29.32 |

Youngest Player
CB Ugo Ehiogu | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ | 24.90 |

MANAGER

MANAGER

Brian Little | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ |

Jim Smith | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ |

Aston Villa

GK Mark Bosnich | ๐Ÿ‡ฆ๐Ÿ‡บ |
RB Fernando Nรฉlson | ๐Ÿ‡ต๐Ÿ‡น |
CB Ugo Ehiogu | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ |
CB Gareth Southgate | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ |
LB Alan Wright | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ |
LB Steve Staunton | ๐Ÿ‡ฎ๐Ÿ‡ช | ๐Ÿ” |
M Saลกa ฤ†urฤiฤ‡ | ๐Ÿ‡ท๐Ÿ‡ธ | ๐Ÿ” |
M Mark Draper | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ |
M Ian Taylor | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ |
CF Stan Collymore | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ | ๐Ÿ” |
CF Dwight Yorke | ๐Ÿ‡น๐Ÿ‡น | โšฝ |

Derby County

GK Mart Poom | ๐Ÿ‡ช๐Ÿ‡ช |
CB Gary Rowett | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ |
LB Chris Powell | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ |
CB Jacob Laursen | ๐Ÿ‡ฉ๐Ÿ‡ฐ |
CB Christian Dailly | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ณ๓ ฃ๓ ด๓ ฟ |
M Lee Carsley | ๐Ÿ‡ฎ๐Ÿ‡ช |
M Paul Trollope | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ท๓ ฌ๓ ณ๓ ฟ |
M Stefano Eranio | ๐Ÿ‡ฎ๐Ÿ‡น |
M Jonathan Hunt | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ | ๐Ÿ” |
CF Dean Sturridge | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ | ๐Ÿ” |
F Francesco Baiano | ๐Ÿ‡ฎ๐Ÿ‡น | โšฝ | ๐Ÿ” |

SUBSTITUTES

๐Ÿ” | CF Julian Joachim | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ | โšฝ | for M Saลกa ฤ†urฤiฤ‡ | ๐Ÿ‡ท๐Ÿ‡ธ | 68โ€™ |
๐Ÿ” | CB Riccardo Scimeca | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ | for LB Steve Staunton | ๐Ÿ‡ฎ๐Ÿ‡ช | 87โ€™ |
๐Ÿ” | CF Savo Miloลกeviฤ‡ | ๐Ÿ‡ท๐Ÿ‡ธ | for CF Stan Collymore | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ | 88โ€™ |

SUBSTITUTES

๐Ÿ” | M Jonathan Hunt | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ | (M Aljoลกa Asanoviฤ‡ | ๐Ÿ‡ญ๐Ÿ‡ท |)
๐Ÿ” | CF Dean Sturridge | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ | (CF Deon Burton | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ |)
๐Ÿ” | F Francesco Baiano | ๐Ÿ‡ฎ๐Ÿ‡น | (CF Paulo Wanchope | ๐Ÿ‡จ๐Ÿ‡ท |)

UNUSED SUBSTITUTES

GK Michael Oakes | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ |
RB Simon Grayson | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ |

UNUSED SUBSTITUTES

GK Russell Hoult | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ |
M Robin van der Laan | ๐Ÿ‡ณ๐Ÿ‡ฑ |

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 : 7/11

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 : 11/16

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 : 6/11

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 : 8/16

MATCHDAY SQUAD

UNAVAILABLE

Not recorded

UNAVAILABLE

Not Recorded

Player Abbreviations:

GK : Goalkeeper

LB, RB, FB : Left Back, Right Back, Full Back

CB, D : Centre Back, Defender

M, W : Midfielder. Winger

F, CF : Forward, Centre Forward

๐ŸŸข : Debut ๐Ÿ”ด : Final Game

Symbols:

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

๐ŸŸจ | Booking

๐ŸŸฅ | Sending off

๐Ÿ†˜ | Poor refereeing performance

DEBUT APPEARANCES

FINAL APPEARANCES

MATCH STATS

Not recorded

TABLE

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PROGRAMME

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MATCHDAY QUOTES

"Joachim, who has struggled to make a first team impact since signing from Leicester two years ago, had been on the field only seven minutes when he grabbed the winner."

*Sunday Tribune*
Sunday, 21 September 1997

JULIAN Joachim came off the substitutes' bench to complete a stirring Aston Villa revival with a second half winner that broke Derby's stubborn resistance in the Premiership clash at Villa Park.

Joachim, who has struggled to make a first team impact since signing from Leicester two years ago, had been on the field only seven minutes when he grabbed the winner.

It added to the equaliser two minutes earlier by Dwight Yorke and enabled Villa to register their third successive Premiership success after losing the opening four matches.

Derby grabbed a shock early lead through Francesco Baiano after a mistake by Ugo Ehiogu but that was just about the sum total of their attacking aspirations.

They were forced to defend for most of the game and in the first half restricted Villa to mainly long-range efforts with Jacob Laursen outstanding at the back.

But in the second half Villa started to hurt them more and it was just a matter of how long Smith's men could survive against the odds as they seldom moved out of their own half.

Man of the match Steve Staunton was a constant threat with his surging runs and thunderbolt like shots while Yorke tormented the Derby rearguard in the second 45 minutes.

After a fiercely contested but uninspiring opening 15 minutes Derby stunned the home side by snatching the lead courtesy of that mistake by Ehiogu.

The former England player tried to head a through ball back to Mark Bosnich but he woefully fell short with the effort and let in Baiano. Jim Smith's ยฃ1.5 million capture from Fiorentina saw his first effort blocked but reacted to scoop the rebound into the unguarded net.

Derby were forced to defend deeper and deeper in the second half and Villa's pressure finally told off with two goals in two minutes.

First Yorke struck from close range following a Staunton corner. The ball was headed back across goal by first Taylor and then Collymore before Yorke swivelled to score from close range.

Derby had hardly recovered before Villa went in front. Nelson tried to pick out Yorke with a low centre and, although he missed his kick. Joachim was to make no mistake at the far post.