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Game #5000

Aston Villa

Thursday, 4 December 2008

Lost

Group F

Last 5: 🟥 🟩 🟨 🟨 🟥

UEFA Cup

MŠK Žilina

Attendance: 28,797

Villa Park

Aston Villa

1-2

MŠK Žilina

Assist(s) | Marlon Harewood | 28' |

MATCH SUMMARY

Villa carry their indifferent League form to Slovakia and lose to Žilina after a much changed line up falls two behind after twenty minutes and are unable to recover.

KEY MAN

Ashley Young shares Villa's disappointment at UEFA Cup defeat but Martin O'Neill's side have already done enough to qualify with a game to spare, Thursday, 4 December 2008.

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MATCH TIMELINE

Thursday, 4 December 2008

🥅 | 16’ Goal, 0-1, (MŠK Žilina), Vladimir Leitner
🥅 | 19’ Goal, 0-2, (MŠK Žilina), Peter Štyvar
⚽ | 28’ Goal, 1-2, Nathan Delfouneso, Assist by Marlon Harewood
🟨 | 29’ Booking, Nathan Delfouneso
🕒 | HT Aston Villa 1-2 MŠK Žilina
🔁 | 65’ Sub off, Isaiah Osbourne, Sub on, James Milner
🔁 | 68’ Sub off, Moustapha Salifou, Sub on, Gareth Barry
🔁 | 76’ Sub off, Nathan Delfouneso, Sub on, Gabriel Agbonlahor
🟥 | 79’ Sending off, (MŠK Žilina), Vladimir Leitner
🕒 | FT Aston Villa 1-2 MŠK Žilina

ON THIS DAY

Villa suffer their first UEFA Cup setback of the campaign after Martin O'Neill's mass changes don't work out once again but Villa still progress to the Round of 32 with a game still to play.

Aston Villa

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

MŠK Žilina

European Cup / Champions League: ❌
Slovak League Champions: 🏆🏆
Slovak National League Champions: 🏆
Slovak Super Liga Champions: 🏆🏆🏆🏆
Slovak Cup Winners: 🏆
Last Trophy: 2006-07

FIXTURE HISTORY

MŠK Žilina

Previous 5 vs. Žilina: None
None
None

FIXTURE DETAILS

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Season | 2008-09 |
Matchday | #25 |
Manager Game | #108 |
Thursday, 4 December 2008

MATCH SUMMARY

Manager: Martin O’Neill | 🇬🇧 | County Londonderry, 2006-2010
Referee: Espen Berntsen | 🇳🇴 | Vang, 2002-2012
HT Score: 🟥 1-2
FT Score: 🟥 1-2
FT Result: 🟥 Lost
Last 5: 🟥 🟩 🟨 🟨 🟥

MANAGERIAL RECORD

Martin O'Neill | 🇬🇧 |

GAMES | WINS | DRAWS | LOSSES | POINTS PER GAME

🕒 108 | 🟩 | 42 🟨 | 36 🟥 30 | 1.50

Villa Career Form:

Top 8

MATCH OFFICIALS

Referee: Espen Berntsen | 🇳🇴 | Vang, 2002-2012
Matches Officiated: 1
🟩 : 0
🟨 : 0
🟥 : 1
🆘 : 0
Previous 5: None
Last Match: None
Cards: 🟥 🟨 🟨 🟨 🟨
Assistants: Erik Ræstad, Odd-Jarle Larsen

ALL THE MATCHES REFEREED BY:

CARDS

Villa

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MŠK Žilina

🟥 🟨 🟨 🟨

TEAM NEWS

Martin O'Neill again makes a raft of changes for the UEFA Cup with Zat Knight (first start in 5), Craig Gardner (first start in 5), Moustapha Salifou (first start in 5), Nigel Reo-Coker, Isaiah Osbourne (first start in 14), Marlon Harewood (first start in 12), Nathan Delfouneso (first start) and Brad Guzan replacing James Milner, Curtis Davies, Brad Friedel, Gareth Barry, Gabriel Agbonlahor, Steve Sidwell, Stiliyan Petrov and Martin Laursen.

TEAM STATS

Starting XI Average Age
| 24.85 |

Oldest Player |
RB Luke Young | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 | 29.40 |

Youngest Player |
F Nathan Delfouneso | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 | 17.85 |

MANAGER

Martin O'Neill | 🇬🇧 |

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Aston Villa

GK Brad Guzan | 🇺🇸 |
CB Zat Knight | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 |
CB Carlos Cuéllar | 🇪🇸 |
RB Luke Young | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 |
M Craig Gardner | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 |
M Isaiah Osbourne | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 | 🔁 |
M Moustapha Salifou | 🇹🇬 | 🔁 |
M Nigel Reo-Coker | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 |
W Ashley Young | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 |
CF Marlon Harewood | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 | 🔥 |
F Nathan Delfouneso | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 | ⚽ | 🟨 | 🔁 |

MANAGER

Dušan Radolský | 🇸🇰 |

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MŠK Žilina

GK Dusan Perniš | 🇸🇰 |
LB Vladimir Leitner | 🇸🇰 | ⚽ | 🟨 | 🟨 | 🟥 |
CB Mario Pečalka | 🇸🇰 | 🟨 |
CB Benjamin Vomáčka | 🇨🇿 |
CB Jozef Piaček | 🇸🇰 |
CB Ondrej Šourek | 🇨🇿 |
RB Peter Pekarík | 🇸🇰 |
M Zdeno Štrba | 🇸🇰 |
M Robert Jež | 🇸🇰 | 🔁 |
CF Ádauto | 🇧🇷 | 🔁 |
CF Peter Štyvar | 🇸🇰 | ⚽ | 🔁 |

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Not necessarily indicative of the actual matchday formation

SUBSTITUTES

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🔁 W James Milner | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 | for M Isaiah Osbourne | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 | 65’ |
🔁 M Gareth Barry | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 | for M Moustapha Salifou | 🇹🇬 | 68’ |
🔁 F Gabriel Agbonlahor | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 | for F Nathan Delfouneso | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 | 76’ |

SUBSTITUTES

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🔁 | M Robert Jež | 🇸🇰 | (LB Lucas Tesák | 🇸🇰 |)
🔁 | CF Ádauto | 🇧🇷 | (M Admir Vladavić | 🇧🇦 |)
🔁 | CF Peter Štyvar | 🇸🇰 | (M Emil Rilke | 🇨🇿 |)

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UNUSED SUBSTITUTES

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GK Brad Friedel | 🇺🇸 |
CB Ciaran Clark | 🇮🇪 |
CB Martin Laursen | 🇩🇰 |
M Stiliyan Petrov | 🇧🇬 |

UNUSED SUBSTITUTES

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GK Miroslav Seman | 🇸🇰 |
M Pavol Poliacek | 🇸🇰 |
CF Ivan Belak | 🇸🇰 |
CF Mislav Karoglan | 🇭🇷 |

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SQUAD STATS

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1st XI:
Home Nation 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁳󠁣󠁴󠁿 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁷󠁬󠁳󠁿 🇬🇧 : 8/11
Homegrown: 3/11

Squad:
Home Nation 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁳󠁣󠁴󠁿 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁷󠁬󠁳󠁿 🇬🇧 : 11/18
Homegrown: 6/18

MATCHDAY SQUAD

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SQUAD STATS

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Home Nation 🇸🇰 : 9/14

MATCHDAY SQUAD

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UNAVAILABLE

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Not recorded

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 are through and we deserve to go through. We changed the side significantly but we put an awful lot of pressure on Zilina. “I thought we would get an equaliser but that did not materialise. However, our effort was absolutely fantastic. “Nathan was terrific. I thought he played with little fear - and it is great to see a talent like that coming up. It was a great goal and I was really pleased with him. “When Nathan got us back in the game at 2-1 I thought there was plenty of time to conjure an equaliser. “In the end it did not matter as Hamburg won in Prague. But even if we had not gone through tonight, we would have gone to Hamburg and got the result we needed there.” Martin O'Neill.

MATCH REPORT