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Game #4981

Aston Villa

Thursday, 28 August 2008

Drew

2nd Qualifying

Last 5: 🟩 🟩 🟩 🟥 🟨

UEFA Cup

Fimleikafélag Hafnarfjarðar

Attendance: 25,415

Villa Park

Aston Villa

1-1

Fimleikafélag Hafnarfjarðar

Assist(s) | Marlon Harewood | 27' |

MATCH SUMMARY

Villa face Hafnarfjarðar in the return leg of the UEFA Cup qualifier and are held after leading for three minutes.

KEY MAN

Craig Gardner celebrates scoring for his boyhood club as they qualify for the UEFA Cup, Thursday, 28 August 2008.

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MATCH TIMELINE

Thursday, 28 August 2008

⚽ | 27’ Goal, 1-0, Craig Gardner, Assist by Marlon Harewood
🥅 | 30’ Goal, 1-1, (Fimleikafélag Hafnarfjarðar), Atli Vidar Björnsson
🟨 | 40’ Booking, Marlon Harewood
🕒 | HT Aston Villa 1-1 Fimleikafélag Hafnarfjarðar
🔁 | 62’ Sub off, Gabriel Agbonlahor, Sub on, Nathan Delfouneso
🟨 | 72’ Booking, Nathan Delfouneso
🕒 | FT Aston Villa 1-1 Fimleikafélag Hafnarfjarðar

ON THIS DAY

Martin O'Neill's changes see Villa struggle against their opponents but with qualification never in danger after the first leg a UEFA Cup 1st Round place is theirs.

Aston Villa

European Cup / Champions League: 🏆
League Champions: 🏆🏆🏆🏆🏆🏆🏆
FA Cup Winners: 🏆🏆🏆🏆🏆🏆🏆
League Cup Winners: 🏆🏆🏆🏆🏆
Last Trophy: 1995-96

Fimleikafélag Hafnarfjarðar

European Cup / Champions League: ❌
Icelandic Champions: 🏆🏆🏆
Icelandic Cup Winners: 🏆
Icelandic League Cup Winners: 🏆🏆🏆🏆
Last Trophy: 2007

FIXTURE HISTORY

Fimleikafélag Hafnarfjarðar

Previous 5 vs. Hafnarfjarðar: 🟩
None

FIXTURE DETAILS

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Season | 2008-09 |
Matchday | #6 |
Manager Game | #89 |
Thursday, 28 August 2008

MATCH SUMMARY

Manager: Martin O’Neill | 🇬🇧 | County Londonderry, 2006-2010
Referee: Björn Kuipers | 🇳🇱 | Oldenzaal, 2006-2021
Kick off: 8.00pm
HT Score: 🟨 1-1
FT Score: 🟨 1-1
Aggregate Score: 🟩 5-2
Aggregate Result: 🟩 Won
Last 5: 🟩 🟩 🟩 🟥 🟨

MANAGERIAL RECORD

Martin O'Neill | 🇬🇧 |

GAMES | WINS | DRAWS | LOSSES | POINTS PER GAME

🕒 89 | 🟩 | 33 🟨 | 31 🟥 25 | 1.46

Villa Career Form:

Top 8

MATCH OFFICIALS

Referee: Björn Kuipers | 🇳🇱 | Oldenzaal, 2006-2021
Matches Officiated: 1
🟩 : 0
🟨 : 1
🟥 : 0
🆘 : 0
Previous 5: None
Last Match: None
Cards: 🟨 🟨 🟨
Assistants: Arie Brink, Sander van Roekel

ALL THE MATCHES REFEREED BY:

CARDS

Villa

🟨 🟨

Fimleikafélag Hafnarfjarðar

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TEAM NEWS

Martin O'Neill makes a number of changes for the UEFA Cup with Zat Knight, Craig Gardner, Wayne Routledge, Isaiah Osbourne, Marlon Harewood and Moustapha Salifou replacing Luke Young, Nicky Shorey, John Carew, Stiliyan Petrov, Ashley Young and Martin Laursen.

TEAM STATS

Starting XI Average Age
| 25.76 |

Oldest Player |
GK Brad Friedel | 🇺🇸 | 37.31 |

Youngest Player |
M Isaiah Osbourne | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 | 20.83 |

MANAGER

Martin O'Neill | 🇬🇧 |

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Aston Villa

GK Brad Friedel | 🇺🇸 |
CB Curtis Davies | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 |
CB Zat Knight | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 |
M Craig Gardner | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 | ⚽ |
M Gareth Barry | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 |
M Moustapha Salifou | 🇹🇬 |
M Isaiah Osbourne | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 |
M Nigel Reo-Coker | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 |
W Wayne Routledge | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 |
F Gabriel Agbonlahor | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 | 🔁 |
CF Marlon Harewood | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 | 🔥 | 🟨 |

MANAGER

Heimir Guðjónsson | 🇮🇸 |

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Fimleikafélag Hafnarfjarðar

GK Gunnar Sigurðsson | 🇮🇸 |
CB Dennis Slim | 🇩🇰 |
M Tommy Nielsen | 🇩🇰 |
M Ásgeir Gunnar Ásgeirsson | 🇮🇸 |
M Davíd Thór Viðarsson | 🇮🇸 |
M Matthías Guðmundsson | 🇮🇸 |
M Björn Daníel Sverisson | 🇮🇸 | 🔁 |
LB Hjörtur Logi Valgarðsson | 🇮🇸 | 🟨 |
CF Tryggvi Guðmundsson | 🇮🇸 | 🔁 |
CF Matthías Vilhjálmsson | 🇮🇸 |
CF Atli Vidar Björnsson | 🇮🇸 | ⚽ | 🔁 |

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Not necessarily indicative of the actual matchday formation

SUBSTITUTES

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🔁 F Nathan Delfouneso | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 | 🟨 | for F Gabriel Agbonlahor | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 | 62’ |

SUBSTITUTES

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🔁 | M Björn Daníel Sverisson | 🇮🇸 | (CF Jónas Grani Garðarsson | 🇮🇸 |)
🔁 | CF Tryggvi Guðmundsson | 🇮🇸 | (D Gudmundur Sævarsson | 🇮🇸 |)
🔁 | CF Atli Vidar Björnsson | 🇮🇸 | (W Atli Guðnason | 🇮🇸 |)

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UNUSED SUBSTITUTES

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GK Stuart Taylor | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 |
CB Nathan Baker | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 |
CB Martin Laursen | 🇩🇰 |
M Stiliyan Petrov | 🇧🇬 |
W Ashley Young | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 |
CF John Carew | 🇳🇴 |

UNUSED SUBSTITUTES

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GK Dathi Larusson | 🇮🇸 |
CB Freyr Bjarnason | 🇮🇸 |
CB Hoskuldur Eiriksson | 🇮🇸 |
CB Birkir Sverrisson | 🇮🇸 |

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SQUAD STATS

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1st XI:
Home Nation 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁳󠁣󠁴󠁿 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁷󠁬󠁳󠁿 🇬🇧 : 9/11
Homegrown: 4/11

Squad:
Home Nation 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁳󠁣󠁴󠁿 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁷󠁬󠁳󠁿 🇬🇧 : 13/18
Homegrown: 6/18

MATCHDAY SQUAD

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SQUAD STATS

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Home Nation 🇮🇸 : 12/14

MATCHDAY SQUAD

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UNAVAILABLE

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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

“We were in a great position to start with. “We did really well out there but I was hoping we would be ready for the game. We did enough to get through. “But I believe we could improve immensely on that performance.” Martin O'Neill.

MATCH REPORT