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Game #5220

Aston Villa

Wednesday, 28 August 2013

Won

2nd Round

Last 5: ๐ŸŸจ ๐ŸŸฉ ๐ŸŸฅ ๐ŸŸฅ ๐ŸŸฉ

League Cup

Rotherham United

Attendance: 22,447

Villa Park

Aston Villa

3-0

Rotherham United

Assist(s) | Not recorded

MATCH SUMMARY

Villa see off newly promoted League One side Rotherham in the 2nd round of the League Cup.

KEY MAN

Christian Benteke celebrates putting Villa two up against League One Rotherham in the second round of the League Cup, Wednesday, 28 August 2013.

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MATCH TIMELINE

Wednesday, 28 August 2013

๐ŸŸข | 1โ€™ Debut, Jed Steer
โšฝ | 19โ€™ Goal, 1-0, Andreas Weimann
๐ŸŸจ | 35โ€™ Booking, Fabian Delph
โšฝ | 40โ€™ Goal, 2-0, Christian Benteke, Assist by Gabriel Agbonlahor
๐Ÿ•’ | HT Aston Villa 2-0 Rotherham United
โšฝ | 53โ€™ Goal, 3-0, Fabian Delph, Assist by Christian Benteke
๐Ÿ” | 60โ€™ Sub off, Fabian Delph, Sub on, Yacouba Sylla
๐Ÿ” | 67โ€™ Sub off, Christian Benteke, Sub on, Nicklas Helenius
๐Ÿ” | 67โ€™ Sub off, Gabriel Agbonlahor, Sub on, Aleksandar Tonev
๐Ÿ•’ | FT Aston Villa 3-0 Rotherham United

ON THIS DAY

Following the giant killings suffered at the hands of League Two Doncaster and Championship side Millwall in 2012-13, Paul Lambert's Villa make short work of League One Rotherham in more signs that the season could prove far better than the last.

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

Rotherham United

European Cup / Champions League: โŒ
League Champions: โŒ
FA Cup Winners: โŒ
League Cup Winners: โŒ
Last Trophy: โŒ

FIXTURE HISTORY

Rotherham United

Previous 5 vs. Rotherham: ๐ŸŸฅ ๐ŸŸจ ๐ŸŸฉ ๐ŸŸฅ ๐ŸŸฉ

FIXTURE DETAILS

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Season | 2013-14 |
Matchday | #4 |
Manager Game | #50 |
Wednesday, 28 August 2013

MATCH SUMMARY

Manager: Paul Lambert | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ณ๓ ฃ๓ ด๓ ฟ | Glasgow, 2012-2015
Referee:ย Simon Hooper | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ | Wiltshire, 2008-
Kick off: 7.45pm
HT Score: ๐ŸŸฉ 2-0
FT Score: ๐ŸŸฉ 3-0
FT Result: ๐ŸŸฉ Won
Last 5: ๐ŸŸจ ๐ŸŸฉ ๐ŸŸฅ ๐ŸŸฅ ๐ŸŸฉ

MANAGERIAL RECORD

Paul Lambert | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ณ๓ ฃ๓ ด๓ ฟ |

GAMES | WINS | DRAWS | LOSSES | POINTS PER GAME

๐Ÿ•’ 50 | ๐ŸŸฉ | 18 ๐ŸŸจ | 11 ๐ŸŸฅ 21 | 1.30

Villa Career Form:

Mid Table

MATCH OFFICIALS

Referee:ย Simon Hooper | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ | Wiltshire, 2008-
Matches Officiated: 1
๐ŸŸฉ : 1
๐ŸŸจ : 0
๐ŸŸฅ : 0
๐Ÿ†˜ : 0
Previous 5: None
Last Match: None
Cards: ๐ŸŸจ
Assistants: Daniel Leach, Adam Nunn

ALL THE MATCHES REFEREED BY:

CARDS

Villa

๐ŸŸจ

Rotherham United

None

TEAM NEWS

Paul Lambert hands a debut to Jed Steer as Joe Bennett comes in for his first start of the season and Karim El Ahmadi is recalled. Dropping out are Brad Guzan, Antonio Luna and Matt Lowton.

TEAM STATS

Starting XI Average Age
| 23.96 |

Oldest Player |
M Karim El Ahmadi | ๐Ÿ‡ฒ๐Ÿ‡ฆ | 28.60 |

Youngest Player |
GK Jed Steer | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ | 20.94 |

MANAGER

Paul Lambert | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ณ๓ ฃ๓ ด๓ ฟ |

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Aston Villa

GK Jed Steer | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ | ๐ŸŸข |
LB Joe Bennett | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ |
CB Jores Okore | ๐Ÿ‡ฉ๐Ÿ‡ฐ |
CB Ron Vlaar | ๐Ÿ‡ณ๐Ÿ‡ฑ |
M Karim El Ahmadi | ๐Ÿ‡ฒ๐Ÿ‡ฆ |
M Leandro Bacuna | ๐Ÿ‡จ๐Ÿ‡ผ |
M Ashley Westwood | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ |
M Fabian Delph | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ | ๐ŸŸจ | โšฝ | ๐Ÿ” |
F Andreas Weimann | ๐Ÿ‡ฆ๐Ÿ‡น | โšฝ |
F Gabriel Agbonlahor | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ | ๐Ÿ”ฅ | ๐Ÿ” |
CF Christian Benteke | ๐Ÿ‡ง๐Ÿ‡ช | โšฝ | ๐Ÿ”ฅ | ๐Ÿ” |

MANAGER

Steve Evans | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ณ๓ ฃ๓ ด๓ ฟ |

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Rotherham United

GK Scott Shearer | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ณ๓ ฃ๓ ด๓ ฟ |
LB Joe Skarz | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ |
LB Robert Milsom | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ | ๐Ÿ” |
CB Kรกri รrnason | ๐Ÿ‡ฎ๐Ÿ‡ธ |
CB Craig Morgan | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ท๓ ฌ๓ ณ๓ ฟ |
RB Mark Bradley | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ท๓ ฌ๓ ณ๓ ฟ |
M Lee Frecklington | ๐Ÿ‡ฎ๐Ÿ‡ช |
M Michael Oโ€™Connor | ๐Ÿ‡ฌ๐Ÿ‡ง |
M Ben Pringle | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ | ๐Ÿ” |
CF Alex Revell | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ |
CF Kieran Agard | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ | ๐Ÿ” |

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SUBSTITUTES

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๐Ÿ” M Yacouba Sylla | ๐Ÿ‡ฒ๐Ÿ‡ฑ | for M Fabian Delph | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ | 60โ€™ |
๐Ÿ” CF Nicklas Helenius | ๐Ÿ‡ฉ๐Ÿ‡ฐ | for CF Christian Benteke | ๐Ÿ‡ง๐Ÿ‡ช | 67โ€™ |
๐Ÿ” W Aleksandar Tonev | ๐Ÿ‡ง๐Ÿ‡ฌ | for F Gabriel Agbonlahor | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ | 67โ€™ |

SUBSTITUTES

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๐Ÿ” | LB Robert Milsom | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ | (M Michael Tisder | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ณ๓ ฃ๓ ด๓ ฟ |)
๐Ÿ” | M Ben Pringle | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ | (RB Richard Brindley | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ |)
๐Ÿ” | CF Kieran Agard | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ | (CF Matt Tubbs | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ |)

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UNUSED SUBSTITUTES

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GK Brad Guzan | ๐Ÿ‡บ๐Ÿ‡ธ |
CB Ciaran Clark | ๐Ÿ‡ฎ๐Ÿ‡ช |
RB Matt Lowton | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ |
M Chris Herd | ๐Ÿ‡ฆ๐Ÿ‡บ |

UNUSED SUBSTITUTES

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GK Adam Collin | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ |
M Danny Rowe | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ |
CF Danny Hylton | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ |

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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 : 5/11
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 : 6/18
Homegrown: 4/18

MATCHDAY SQUAD

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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 : 9/11

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 : 15/17

MATCHDAY SQUAD

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UNAVAILABLE

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Injury | 2 |
W Charles Nโ€™Zogbia | ๐Ÿ‡ซ๐Ÿ‡ท |
M Gary Gardner | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ |

Bomb Squad | 3 |
GK Shay Given | ๐Ÿ‡ฎ๐Ÿ‡ช |
RB Alan Hutton | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ณ๓ ฃ๓ ด๓ ฟ |
M Stephen Ireland | ๐Ÿ‡ฎ๐Ÿ‡ช |

Out on Loan | 5 |
F Graham Burke | ๐Ÿ‡ฎ๐Ÿ‡ช | Shrewsbury
M Samir Carruthers | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ | MK Dons
F Darren Bent | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ | Fulham
F Nathan Delfouneso | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ | Blackpool
LB Enda Stevens | ๐Ÿ‡ฎ๐Ÿ‡ช | Notts County

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

๐ŸŸข GK Jed Steer | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ |

FINAL APPEARANCES

MATCH STATS

Not recorded

MATCH QUOTES

โ€œSome of our football was excellent. โ€œAll the goals were great, but the third, with the movement and the speed and the touches, was brilliant. Thereโ€™s a different feeling to the squad this season and theyโ€™ve been excellent in all four games.โ€ Paul Lambert, Wednesday, 28 August 2013.

MATCH REPORT