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Game #5236

Aston Villa

Thursday, 26 December 2013

Lost

13th (-)

Last 5: ๐ŸŸฉ ๐ŸŸฅ ๐ŸŸฅ ๐ŸŸฅ ๐ŸŸฅ

Premier League

Crystal Palace

Attendance: 37,752

Villa Park

Aston Villa

0-1

Crystal Palace

Assist(s) | None

MATCH SUMMARY

Villa slump to a fourth consecutive defeat and sixth loss at home in nine Premier League games.

KEY MAN

Nathan Baker and Villa can't keep a clean sheet and concede for the fifth consecutive game under Paul Lambert having failed to score for the tenth time in twenty matches this season, Thursday, 26 December 2013.

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MATCH TIMELINE

Thursday, 26 December 2013

๐ŸŸจ | 35โ€™ Booking, Nathan Baker
๐Ÿ•’ | HT Aston Villa 0-0 Crystal Palace
๐Ÿ” | 67โ€™ Sub off, Antonio Luna, Sub on, Leandro Bacuna
๐ŸŸจ | 72โ€™ Booking, Karim El Ahmadi
๐Ÿ” | 77โ€™ Sub off, Libor Kozรกk, Sub on, Jordan Bowery
๐Ÿ” | 87โ€™ Sub off, Andreas Weimann, Sub on, Aleksandar Tonev
๐Ÿฅ… | 90โ€™+2 Goal, 0-1, (Crystal Palace), Dwight Gayle
๐Ÿ•’ | FT Aston Villa 0-1 Crystal Palace

ON THIS DAY

Paul Lambertโ€™s Villa lose for the fourth game in succession and the ninth time in eighteen Premier League games but remain 13th in the table.

Lambertโ€™s Villa had now lost six of their nine home League games this season and failed to score in nine of their eighteen matches.

Lambert and Villa, unsurprisingly, were the subject of derision at full time as a manager who had mystifyingly retained support after one of the worst seasons in living memory finally began to feel the wrath of a judgemental Villa Park.

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

Crystal Palace

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

Crystal Palace

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

FIXTURE DETAILS

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Season | 2013-14 |
Matchday | #20 |
League Game | #18 |
Manager Game | #66 |
Thursday, 26 December 2013

MATCH SUMMARY

Manager: Paul Lambert | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ณ๓ ฃ๓ ด๓ ฟ | Glasgow, 2012-2015
Referee: Howard Webb | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ | Rotherham, 2000-2014
Kick off: 3.00pm
HT Score: ๐ŸŸจ 0-0
FT Score: ๐ŸŸฅ 0-1
FT Result: ๐ŸŸฅ Lost
Last 5: ๐ŸŸฉ ๐ŸŸฅ ๐ŸŸฅ ๐ŸŸฅ ๐ŸŸฅ

MANAGERIAL RECORD

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

GAMES | WINS | DRAWS | LOSSES | POINTS PER GAME

๐Ÿ•’ 66 | ๐ŸŸฉ | 22 ๐ŸŸจ | 15 ๐ŸŸฅ 29 | 1.23

Villa Career Form:

Mid Table

MATCH OFFICIALS

Referee: Howard Webb | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ | Rotherham, 2000-2014
Matches Officiated: 27
๐ŸŸฉ : 8
๐ŸŸจ : 12
๐ŸŸฅ : 7
๐Ÿ†˜ : 3
Previous 5: ๐ŸŸฉ ๐ŸŸจ ๐ŸŸจ ๐ŸŸฅ ๐ŸŸจ
Last Match: ๐ŸŸจ 2 Nov 13, Villa 0-0 West Ham (a) ๐Ÿ†˜
Cards: ๐ŸŸจ ๐ŸŸจ ๐ŸŸจ ๐ŸŸจ
Assistants: Simon Beck, Peter Kirkup

ALL THE MATCHES REFEREED BY:

CARDS

Villa

๐ŸŸจ ๐ŸŸจ

Crystal Palace

๐ŸŸจ ๐ŸŸจ

TEAM NEWS

Antonio Luna, Karim El Ahmadi and Gabriel Agbonlahor replace Aleksandar Tonev, Chris Herd (injury) and Ashley Westwood.

TEAM STATS

Starting XI Average Age
| 25.01 |

Oldest Player |
GK Brad Guzan | ๐Ÿ‡บ๐Ÿ‡ธ | 29.32 |

Youngest Player |
F Andreas Weimann | ๐Ÿ‡ฆ๐Ÿ‡น | 22.41 |

MANAGER

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

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Aston Villa

GK Brad Guzan | ๐Ÿ‡บ๐Ÿ‡ธ |
LB Antonio Luna | ๐Ÿ‡ช๐Ÿ‡ธ | ๐Ÿ” |
CB Nathan Baker | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ | ๐ŸŸจ |
CB Ciaran Clark | ๐Ÿ‡ฎ๐Ÿ‡ช |
RB Matt Lowton | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ |
M Karim El Ahmadi | ๐Ÿ‡ฒ๐Ÿ‡ฆ | ๐ŸŸจ |
M Fabian Delph | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ |
W Marc Albrighton | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ |
CF Libor Kozรกk | ๐Ÿ‡จ๐Ÿ‡ฟ | ๐Ÿ” |
F Gabriel Agbonlahor | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ |
F Andreas Weimann | ๐Ÿ‡ฆ๐Ÿ‡น | ๐Ÿ” |

MANAGER

Tony Pulis | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ท๓ ฌ๓ ณ๓ ฟ |

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Crystal Palace

GK Julian Speroni | ๐Ÿ‡ฆ๐Ÿ‡ท |
LB Jonathan Parr | ๐Ÿ‡ณ๐Ÿ‡ด |
CB Adrian Mariappa | ๐Ÿ‡ฏ๐Ÿ‡ฒ |
CB Danny Gabbidon | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ท๓ ฌ๓ ณ๓ ฟ |
CB Damien Delaney | ๐Ÿ‡ฎ๐Ÿ‡ช |
RB Joel Ward | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ |
M Mile Jedinak | ๐Ÿ‡ฆ๐Ÿ‡บ |
M Barry Bannan (ex) | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ณ๓ ฃ๓ ด๓ ฟ | ๐ŸŸจ | ๐Ÿ” |
W Yannick Bolasie | ๐Ÿ‡จ๐Ÿ‡ฉ |
CF Jason Puncheon | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ | ๐Ÿ” |
CF Cameron Jerome | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ | ๐ŸŸจ | ๐Ÿ” |

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SUBSTITUTES

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๐Ÿ” M Leandro Bacuna | ๐Ÿ‡จ๐Ÿ‡ผ | for LB Antonio Luna | ๐Ÿ‡ช๐Ÿ‡ธ | 67โ€™ |
๐Ÿ” F Jordan Bowery | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ | for CF Libor Kozรกk | ๐Ÿ‡จ๐Ÿ‡ฟ | 77โ€™ |
๐Ÿ” W Aleksandar Tonev | ๐Ÿ‡ง๐Ÿ‡ฌ | for F Andreas Weimann | ๐Ÿ‡ฆ๐Ÿ‡น | 87โ€™ |

SUBSTITUTES

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๐Ÿ” | M Barry Bannan (ex) | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ณ๓ ฃ๓ ด๓ ฟ | (LB Dean Moxey | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ |)
๐Ÿ” | CF Jason Puncheon | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ | (M Jonny Williams | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ท๓ ฌ๓ ณ๓ ฟ |)
๐Ÿ” | CF Cameron Jerome | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ | (CF Dwight Gayle | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ | โšฝ |)

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UNUSED SUBSTITUTES

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GK Jed Steer | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ |
M Yacouba Sylla | ๐Ÿ‡ฒ๐Ÿ‡ฑ |
M Gary Gardner | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ |
CF Nicklas Helenius | ๐Ÿ‡ฉ๐Ÿ‡ฐ |

UNUSED SUBSTITUTES

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GK Lewis Price | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ท๓ ฌ๓ ณ๓ ฟ |
M Hiram Boateng | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ |
M Jose Campana | ๐Ÿ‡ช๐Ÿ‡ธ |
F Kevin Phillips (ex) | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ |

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SQUAD STATS

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1st XI: ยฃ27.71m
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: 4/11

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 : 8/18
Homegrown: 5/18

MATCHDAY SQUAD

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SQUAD STATS

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Team Cost: ยฃ11.86m

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

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 : 11/16

MATCHDAY SQUAD

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UNAVAILABLE

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Injury | 6 |
W Charles Nโ€™Zogbia | ๐Ÿ‡ซ๐Ÿ‡ท |
CB Jores Okore | ๐Ÿ‡ฉ๐Ÿ‡ฐ |
LB Joe Bennett | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ |
CB Ron Vlaar | ๐Ÿ‡ณ๐Ÿ‡ฑ |
CF Christian Benteke | ๐Ÿ‡ง๐Ÿ‡ช |
M Chris Herd | ๐Ÿ‡ฆ๐Ÿ‡บ |

Bomb Squad | 1 |
RB Alan Hutton | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ณ๓ ฃ๓ ด๓ ฟ |

Out on Loan | 7 |
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
M Stephen Ireland | ๐Ÿ‡ฎ๐Ÿ‡ช | Stoke
M Jack Grealish | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ | Notts County
GK Shay Given | ๐Ÿ‡ฎ๐Ÿ‡ช | Middlesbrough
LB Enda Stevens | ๐Ÿ‡ฎ๐Ÿ‡ช | Doncaster

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

Possession F | 57%
Possession A | 43%
Shots F | 6
Shots A | 7
Shots on Target F | 3
Shots on Target A | 4
Corners F | 7
Corners A | 5
Fouls F | 9
Fouls A | 11

MATCH QUOTES

โ€œThe home form isnโ€™t good enough and lack of goals is contributing to not winning games. We have to stand up and be counted and try to go on that front foot. We have to create more when we have most of the ball. โ€œItโ€™s tough to take. There was a lot of endeavour, a lot of hard work, but not much creativity and we were hit with a classic counter-attack. โ€œWe had most of the game - Crystal Palace might have had the clear-cut chances, and the goal from their point of view was a terrific strike." Paul Lambert, Thursday, 26 December 2013.

MATCH REPORT