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Game #4995

Aston Villa

Thursday, 6 November 2008

Won

Group F

Last 5: ๐ŸŸฉ ๐ŸŸฉ ๐ŸŸฉ ๐ŸŸฅ ๐ŸŸฉ

UEFA Cup

SK Slavia Prague

Attendance: 20,232

Stadion Eden, Praha

SK Slavia Prague

0-1

Aston Villa

Assist(s) | Steve Sidwell | 26' |

MATCH SUMMARY

Villa make it two wins from two in UEFA Cup Group F as they take another step towards progression to the Round of 32.

KEY MAN

Ashley Young helps Villa to victory as they become the first English club to travel to the Eden Arena, Thursday, 6 November 2008.

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MATCH TIMELINE

Thursday, 6 November 2008

โšฝ | 26โ€™ Goal, 1-0, John Carew, Assist by Steve Sidwell
๐ŸŸจ | 31โ€™ Booking, Craig Gardner
๐Ÿ•’ | HT SK Slavia Prague 0-1 Aston Villa
๐ŸŸจ | 64โ€™ Booking, Steve Sidwell
๐ŸŸจ | 85โ€™ Booking, Brad Guzan
๐Ÿ” | 89โ€™ Sub off, Gabriel Agbonlahor, Sub on, Gareth Barry
๐Ÿ” | 90โ€™ Sub off, John Carew, Sub on, Nathan Delfouneso
๐Ÿ•’ | FT SK Slavia Prague 0-1 Aston Villa

ON THIS DAY

Villa bounce back from their shock defeat to lowly Newcastle last time out with a win at Slavia Prague. As a result Villa make it two wins out of two in the UEFA Cup Group stages as Martin O'Neill's personnel changes deliver on the night.

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

SK Slavia Prague

European Cup / Champions League: โŒ
Czech Champions: ๐Ÿ†๐Ÿ†๐Ÿ†๐Ÿ†๐Ÿ†๐Ÿ†๐Ÿ†๐Ÿ†๐Ÿ†๐Ÿ†๐Ÿ†๐Ÿ†๐Ÿ†๐Ÿ†๐Ÿ†
Czech Cup Winners: ๐Ÿ†๐Ÿ†๐Ÿ†
Last Trophy: 2007-08

FIXTURE HISTORY

SK Slavia Prague

Previous 5 vs. Slavia Prague: None
None
None

FIXTURE DETAILS

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Season | 2008-09 |
Matchday | #20 |
Manager Game | #103 |
Thursday, 6 November 2008

MATCH SUMMARY

Manager: Martin Oโ€™Neill | ๐Ÿ‡ฌ๐Ÿ‡ง | County Londonderry, 2006-2010
Referee: Costas Kapitanis | ๐Ÿ‡จ๐Ÿ‡พ | Larnaca, 1996-2010
HT Score: ๐ŸŸฉ 1-0
FT Score: ๐ŸŸฉ 1-0
FT Result: ๐ŸŸฉ Won
Last 5: ๐ŸŸฉ ๐ŸŸฉ ๐ŸŸฉ ๐ŸŸฅ ๐ŸŸฉ

MANAGERIAL RECORD

Martin O'Neill | ๐Ÿ‡ฌ๐Ÿ‡ง |

GAMES | WINS | DRAWS | LOSSES | POINTS PER GAME

๐Ÿ•’ 103 | ๐ŸŸฉ | 41 ๐ŸŸจ | 34 ๐ŸŸฅ 28 | 1.52

Villa Career Form:

Top 8

MATCH OFFICIALS

Referee: Costas Kapitanis | ๐Ÿ‡จ๐Ÿ‡พ | Larnaca, 1996-2010
Matches Officiated: 1
๐ŸŸฉ : 1
๐ŸŸจ : 0
๐ŸŸฅ : 0
๐Ÿ†˜ : 0
Previous 5: None
Last Match: None
Cards: ๐ŸŸจ ๐ŸŸจ ๐ŸŸจ
Assistants: Frixos Petrou, Mihalis Soteriou

ALL THE MATCHES REFEREED BY:

CARDS

Villa

๐ŸŸจ ๐ŸŸจ ๐ŸŸจ

SK Slavia Prague

None

TEAM NEWS

Martin O'Neill again makes a number of changes for the UEFA Cup with Zat Knight (first start in 7), Craig Gardner (first start in 9), Steve Sidwell (first start in 18), Moustapha Salifou (first start in 7), Curtis Davies (first start in 5) and Brad Guzan (first start in 9) replace James Milner, Luke Young, Brad Friedel, Gareth Barry, Nigel Reo-Coker and Martin Laursen.

TEAM STATS

Starting XI Average Age
| 25.39 |

Oldest Player |
CF John Carew | ๐Ÿ‡ณ๐Ÿ‡ด | 29.19 |

Youngest Player |
M Craig Gardner | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ | 21.96 |

MANAGER

Martin O'Neill | ๐Ÿ‡ฌ๐Ÿ‡ง |

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Aston Villa

GK Brad Guzan | ๐Ÿ‡บ๐Ÿ‡ธ | ๐ŸŸจ |
LB Nicky Shorey | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ |
CB Zat Knight | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ |
CB Carlos Cuรฉllar | ๐Ÿ‡ช๐Ÿ‡ธ |
CB Curtis Davies | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ |
M Craig Gardner | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ | ๐ŸŸจ |
M Steve Sidwell | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ | ๐Ÿ”ฅ | ๐ŸŸจ |
M Moustapha Salifou | ๐Ÿ‡น๐Ÿ‡ฌ |
W Ashley Young | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ |
CF John Carew | ๐Ÿ‡ณ๐Ÿ‡ด | โšฝ | ๐Ÿ” |
F Gabriel Agbonlahor | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ | ๐Ÿ” |

MANAGER

Karel Jarolรญm | ๐Ÿ‡จ๐Ÿ‡ฟ |

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SK Slavia Prague

GK Martin Vaniak | ๐Ÿ‡จ๐Ÿ‡ฟ |
LB David Hubรกฤek | ๐Ÿ‡จ๐Ÿ‡ฟ | ๐Ÿ” |
CB Erich Brabec | ๐Ÿ‡จ๐Ÿ‡ฟ |
CB Marek Suchรฝ | ๐Ÿ‡จ๐Ÿ‡ฟ |
RB Matej Krajฤรญk | ๐Ÿ‡ท๐Ÿ‡ธ |
M Mickaรซl Tavares | ๐Ÿ‡ธ๐Ÿ‡ณ |
M Marek Jarolรญm | ๐Ÿ‡จ๐Ÿ‡ฟ |
M Vladimir ล micer | ๐Ÿ‡จ๐Ÿ‡ฟ | ๐Ÿ” |
M Ladislav Voleลกรกk | ๐Ÿ‡จ๐Ÿ‡ฟ | ๐Ÿ” |
M Jaroslav ฤŒernรฝ | ๐Ÿ‡จ๐Ÿ‡ฟ |
CF Tomas Necid | ๐Ÿ‡จ๐Ÿ‡ฟ |

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Not necessarily indicative of the actual matchday formation

SUBSTITUTES

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๐Ÿ” M Gareth Barry | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ | for F Gabriel Agbonlahor | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ | 89โ€™ |
๐Ÿ” F Nathan Delfouneso | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ | for CF John Carew | ๐Ÿ‡ณ๐Ÿ‡ด | 90โ€™ |

SUBSTITUTES

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๐Ÿ” | LB David Hubรกฤek | ๐Ÿ‡จ๐Ÿ‡ฟ | (W Zdenek ล enkeล™รญk | ๐Ÿ‡จ๐Ÿ‡ฟ |)
๐Ÿ” | M Vladimir ล micer | ๐Ÿ‡จ๐Ÿ‡ฟ | (LB Dusan ล vento | ๐Ÿ‡ท๐Ÿ‡ธ |)
๐Ÿ” | M Ladislav Voleลกรกk | ๐Ÿ‡จ๐Ÿ‡ฟ | (M Tijani Belaรฏd | ๐Ÿ‡น๐Ÿ‡ณ |)

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UNUSED SUBSTITUTES

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GK Brad Friedel | ๐Ÿ‡บ๐Ÿ‡ธ |
CB Martin Laursen | ๐Ÿ‡ฉ๐Ÿ‡ฐ |
RB Luke Young | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ |
M Nigel Reo-Coker | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ |
W Wayne Routledge | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ |

UNUSED SUBSTITUTES

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GK Jakub Divis | ๐Ÿ‡จ๐Ÿ‡ฟ |
CB Martin Latka | ๐Ÿ‡จ๐Ÿ‡ฟ |
M Petr Janda | ๐Ÿ‡จ๐Ÿ‡ฟ |
CF Goce Toleski | ๐Ÿ‡ฒ๐Ÿ‡ฐ |

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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 : 7/11
Homegrown: 2/11

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 : 12/18
Homegrown: 4/18

MATCHDAY SQUAD

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SQUAD STATS

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Home Nation ๐Ÿ‡จ๐Ÿ‡ฟ : 10/14

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:

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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

โ€œWe were really great in the first half. Maybe we could have scored more goals. โ€œI think we deserved to win. I believe now that seven points will definitely get us through to the play-off stage scheduled for next spring. โ€œI think Guzan is a great goalkeeper in the making and Iโ€™m delighted he got his work permit, and I think heโ€™s following in a long line of great American goalkeepers. โ€œI thought he was brilliant and all the things we felt we saw in him when he was in America, weโ€™re delighted theyโ€™ve come out.โ€ Martin O'Neill.

MATCH REPORT