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Game #4496

Aston Villa

Tuesday, 9 December 1997

Won

3rd Round

Last 5: ๐ŸŸฉ ๐ŸŸฅ ๐ŸŸฅ ๐ŸŸฉ ๐ŸŸฉ

UEFA Cup

Steaua Bucureศ™ti

Attendance: 35,102

Villa Park

Aston Villa

2-0

Steaua Bucharest

Assist(s) | Not recorded

MATCH SUMMARY

Villa win at Villa Park in the UEFA 3rd Round to take the tie on aggregate against Steaua Bucureศ™ti despite being beaten in Budapest.

KEY MAN

Savo Miloลกeviฤ‡, fired Villa into last eight

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MATCH TIMELINE

Tuesday, 9 December 1997

๐Ÿ•’ | HT Aston Villa 0-0 Steaua Bucureศ™ti
๐Ÿ” | 62โ€™ Sub off, Simon Grayson, Sub on, Lee Hendrie
โšฝ | 71โ€™ Goal, 1-0, Savo Miloลกeviฤ‡
๐Ÿ” | 82โ€™ Sub off, Mark Draper, Sub on, Fernando Nรฉlson
โšฝ | 85โ€™ Goal, 2-0, Ian Taylor
๐Ÿ•’ | FT Aston Villa 2-0 Steaua Bucureศ™ti
Villa win 3-2 on aggregate

ON THIS DAY

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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

Steaua Bucureศ™ti

European Cup / Champions League: ๐Ÿ†
Liga 1 Winners: ๐Ÿ†๐Ÿ†๐Ÿ†๐Ÿ†๐Ÿ† ๐Ÿ†๐Ÿ†๐Ÿ†๐Ÿ†๐Ÿ† ๐Ÿ†๐Ÿ†๐Ÿ†๐Ÿ†๐Ÿ† ๐Ÿ†๐Ÿ†๐Ÿ†๐Ÿ†
Cupa Romรขniei Winners: ๐Ÿ†๐Ÿ†๐Ÿ†๐Ÿ†๐Ÿ† ๐Ÿ†๐Ÿ†๐Ÿ†๐Ÿ†๐Ÿ† ๐Ÿ†๐Ÿ†๐Ÿ†๐Ÿ†๐Ÿ† ๐Ÿ†๐Ÿ†๐Ÿ†๐Ÿ†๐Ÿ†
Last Trophy: 1996-97

FIXTURE HISTORY

Steaua Bucureศ™ti

Previous 5 vs. Steaua: ๐ŸŸฅ
None

FIXTURE DETAILS

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Season | 1997-98 |
Matchday | #24 |
Manager Game | #150 |
Tuesday, 9 December 1997

MATCH SUMMARY

Manager: Brian Little | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ | Peterlee, 1994-1998
Referee: Bernd Heynemann | ๐Ÿ‡ฉ๐Ÿ‡ช | Magdeburg, 1988โ€“1999
Kick off: 7.45pm
HT Score: ๐ŸŸจ 0-0
FT Score: ๐ŸŸฉ 2-0
Aggregate Result: ๐ŸŸฉ
Aggregate Score: 3-2
Last 5: ๐ŸŸฉ ๐ŸŸฅ ๐ŸŸฅ ๐ŸŸฉ ๐ŸŸฉ

MANAGERIAL RECORD

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

GAMES | WINS | DRAWS | LOSSES | POINTS PER GAME

๐Ÿ•’ 150 | ๐ŸŸฉ | 65 ๐ŸŸจ | 41 ๐ŸŸฅ 44 | 1.57

Villa Career Form:

MATCH OFFICIALS

Referee: Bernd Heynemann | ๐Ÿ‡ฉ๐Ÿ‡ช | Magdeburg, 1988โ€“1999
Matches Officiated: 1
๐ŸŸฉ : 1
๐ŸŸจ : 0
๐ŸŸฅ : 0
๐Ÿ†˜ : 0
Previous 5: None
Last Match: None
Cards: ๐ŸŸจ

ALL THE MATCHES REFEREED BY:

CARDS

Villa

๐ŸŸจ

Steaua Bucureศ™ti

None

TEAM NEWS

Ian Taylor replaces Dwight Yorke.

TEAM STATS

Starting XI Average Age
| 26.99 |

Oldest Player
M Ian Taylor | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ | 29.53 |

Youngest Player
CF Savo Miloลกeviฤ‡ | ๐Ÿ‡ท๐Ÿ‡ธ | 24.28 |

MANAGER

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

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Aston Villa

GK Mark Bosnich | ๐Ÿ‡ฆ๐Ÿ‡บ |
RB Gary Charles | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ |
RB Simon Grayson | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ | ๐Ÿ” |
CB Gareth Southgate | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ |
CB Ugo Ehiogu | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ |
LB Steve Staunton | ๐Ÿ‡ฎ๐Ÿ‡ช |
LB Alan Wright | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ |
M Ian Taylor | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ | โšฝ |
M Mark Draper | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ | ๐Ÿ” |
CF Savo Miloลกeviฤ‡ | ๐Ÿ‡ท๐Ÿ‡ธ | โšฝ |
CF Stan Collymore | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ |

MANAGER

Mihai Stoichiลฃฤƒ | ๐Ÿ‡ท๐Ÿ‡ด |

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Steaua Bucureศ™ti

GK Zoltan Ritli | ๐Ÿ‡ท๐Ÿ‡ด |
LB Iulian Miu | ๐Ÿ‡ท๐Ÿ‡ด |
CB Valeriu Rฤƒchitฤƒ | ๐Ÿ‡ท๐Ÿ‡ด | ๐Ÿ” |
CB Adrian Matei | ๐Ÿ‡ท๐Ÿ‡ด |
RB Tiberiu Csik | ๐Ÿ‡ท๐Ÿ‡ด |
M Iosif Rotariu | ๐Ÿ‡ท๐Ÿ‡ด |
M Laurentiu Reghecampf | ๐Ÿ‡ท๐Ÿ‡ด |
M Catalin Munteanu | ๐Ÿ‡ท๐Ÿ‡ด |
M Damian Militaru | ๐Ÿ‡ท๐Ÿ‡ด |
CF Cristian Ciocoiu | ๐Ÿ‡ท๐Ÿ‡ด | ๐Ÿ” |
CF Marius LฤƒcฤƒtuลŸ | ๐Ÿ‡ท๐Ÿ‡ด | ๐Ÿ” |

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Not necessarily indicative of the actual matchday formation

SUBSTITUTES

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๐Ÿ” | M Lee Hendrie | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ | for RB Simon Grayson | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ | 62โ€™ |
๐Ÿ” | RB Fernando Nรฉlson | ๐Ÿ‡ต๐Ÿ‡น | for M Mark Draper | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ | 82โ€™ |

SUBSTITUTES

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๐Ÿ” | CB Valeriu Rฤƒchitฤƒ | ๐Ÿ‡ท๐Ÿ‡ด | (M Erik Lincar | ๐Ÿ‡ท๐Ÿ‡ด |)
๐Ÿ” | CF Cristian Ciocoiu | ๐Ÿ‡ท๐Ÿ‡ด | (CF Lavi Hrib | ๐Ÿ‡ท๐Ÿ‡ด |)
๐Ÿ” | CF Marius LฤƒcฤƒtuลŸ | ๐Ÿ‡ท๐Ÿ‡ด | (CF Marius Luca | ๐Ÿ‡ท๐Ÿ‡ด |)

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UNUSED SUBSTITUTES

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GK Michael Oakes | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ |
CB Riccardo Scimeca | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ |
LB Lee Collins | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ |
M Saลกa ฤ†urฤiฤ‡ | ๐Ÿ‡ท๐Ÿ‡ธ |
CF Julian Joachim | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ |

UNUSED SUBSTITUTES

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GK Daniel Gherasim | ๐Ÿ‡ท๐Ÿ‡ด |
CB Marius Baciu | ๐Ÿ‡ท๐Ÿ‡ด |
M Ciprian Mozacu | ๐Ÿ‡ท๐Ÿ‡ด |
M Narcis Raducan | ๐Ÿ‡ท๐Ÿ‡ด |

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SQUAD STATS

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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 : 13/17

MATCHDAY SQUAD

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SQUAD STATS

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1st XI:
Home Nation ๐Ÿ‡ท๐Ÿ‡ด : 11/11

Squad:
Home Nation ๐Ÿ‡ท๐Ÿ‡ด : 18/18

MATCHDAY SQUAD

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UNAVAILABLE

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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 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

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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

MATCH QUOTES

"Milosevic, who had scored the winner in the first round against Bordeaux, again came up trumps with the vital opening goal after 71 minutes of a tense third round tie."

MATCH REPORT