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Game #5300

Saturday, 16 May 2015

Attendance: 31,636

Lost

Premier League

16th (-2)

Southampton

Last 5: ๐ŸŸฉ ๐ŸŸฅ ๐ŸŸฉ ๐ŸŸฉ ๐ŸŸฅ

St Mary's Stadium

Villa, needing just one win to secure Premier League safety after their revival under Tim Sherwood, are humiliated at St Mary's in a shambling performance but luck is on Villa's side as results elsewhere go their way to leave them safe ahead of another top flight season.

Southampton

6-1

Aston Villa

Assist(s) | Leandro Bacuna | 45โ€™+3 |

KEY MAN

Christian Benteke rushes the ball back to the spot after reducing the deficit to just 1-5 on the stroke of half time as results elsewhere secure Villa's top flight status under Tim Sherwood, Saturday, 16 May 2015.

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MATCH TIMELINE

๐Ÿฅ… | 13โ€™ Goal, 1-0, (Southampton), Sadio Manรฉ
๐Ÿฅ… | 14โ€™ Goal, 2-0, (Southampton), Sadio Manรฉ
๐Ÿฅ… | 16โ€™ Goal, 3-0, (Southampton), Sadio Manรฉ
๐ŸŸจ | 21โ€™ Booking, Ashley Westwood
๐Ÿฅ… | 26โ€™ Goal, 4-0, (Southampton), Shane Long
๐Ÿฅ… | 38โ€™ Goal, 5-0, (Southampton), Shane Long
โšฝ | 45โ€™+3 Goal, 1-5, Christian Benteke, Assist by Leandro Bacuna
๐Ÿ•’ | HT Southampton 5-1 Aston Villa
๐Ÿ” | 57โ€™ Sub off, Charles Nโ€™Zogbia, Sub on, Gabriel Agbonlahor
๐Ÿ” | 67โ€™ Sub off, Leandro Bacuna, Sub on, Matt Lowton ๐Ÿ”ด
๐Ÿฅ… | 81โ€™ Goal, 6-1, (Southampton), Graziano Pellรจ
๐Ÿ” | 82โ€™ Sub off, Jack Grealish, Sub on, Scott Sinclair
๐Ÿ•’ | Southampton 6-1 Aston Villa

ON THIS DAY

Tim Sherwood's Villa lose their sixth Premier League game in twelve and drop to 15th place in the table as they are ripped apart in the first 45' at St Mary's. The result itself however did not matter as courtesy of Hull's defeat, Villa had secured Premier League safety once again. Meanwhile, right back Matt Lowton made his final appearance for Villa aged 25 before moving on to Burnley for a fee of ยฃ1,260,000 in July 2015. Lowton had joined Villa from Sheffield United for ยฃ3,380,000 in July 2012 and he went on to make 82 appearances, 9 as substitute and scored twice during his three seasons with Villa.

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

Southampton

European Cup / Champions League: โŒ
League Champions: โŒ
FA Cup Winners: ๐Ÿ†
League Cup Winners: โŒ
Last Trophy: 1975-76

FIXTURE HISTORY

Southampton

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

FIXTURE DETAILS

Season | 2014-15 |
Matchday | #43 |
League Game | #37 |
Manager Game | #14 |
Saturday, 16 May 2015

MATCH SUMMARY

Manager: Tim Sherwood | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ | Borehamwood, 2015
Referee: Bobby Madley | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ | Wakefield, 2010-
Kick off: 12.45pm
HT Score: ๐ŸŸฅ 1-5
FT Score: ๐ŸŸฅ 1-6
FT Result: ๐ŸŸฅ Lost
Last 5: ๐ŸŸฉ ๐ŸŸฅ ๐ŸŸฉ ๐ŸŸฉ ๐ŸŸฅ

MATCH OFFICIALS

Referee: Bobby Madley | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ | Wakefield, 2010-
Previous 5: ๐ŸŸฅ ๐ŸŸจ ๐ŸŸฅ
Last Match: ๐ŸŸฅ 21 Mar 15, Villa 0-1 Swansea (h)
Cards: ๐ŸŸจ ๐ŸŸจ
Assistants: Peter Kirkup, Darren Cann

CARDS

Villa

๐ŸŸจ

Southampton

๐ŸŸจ

Bobby Madley

TEAM NEWS

Alan Hutton replaces Kieran Richardson (injury).

TEAM STATS

Starting XI Average Age: | 26.90 |
Oldest Player: GK Shay Given | ๐Ÿ‡ฎ๐Ÿ‡ช | 39.10 |
Youngest Player: M Jack Grealish | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ | 19.69 |

MANAGER

MANAGER

Tim Sherwood | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ |

Ronald Koeman | ๐Ÿ‡ณ๐Ÿ‡ฑ |

Aston Villa

GK Shay Given | ๐Ÿ‡ฎ๐Ÿ‡ช |
CB Jores Okore | ๐Ÿ‡ฉ๐Ÿ‡ฐ |
CB Ron Vlaar | ๐Ÿ‡ณ๐Ÿ‡ฑ |
RB Alan Hutton | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ณ๓ ฃ๓ ด๓ ฟ |
M Fabian Delph | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ |
M Tom Cleverley | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ |
M Jack Grealish | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ | ๐Ÿ” |
M Ashley Westwood | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ | ๐ŸŸจ |
W Charles Nโ€™Zogbia | ๐Ÿ‡ซ๐Ÿ‡ท | ๐Ÿ” |
M Leandro Bacuna | ๐Ÿ‡จ๐Ÿ‡ผ | ๐Ÿ”ฅ | ๐Ÿ” |
CF Christian Benteke | ๐Ÿ‡ง๐Ÿ‡ช | โšฝ |

Southampton

GK Paulo Gazzaniga | ๐Ÿ‡ฆ๐Ÿ‡ท |
LB Ryan Bertrand (ex) | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ |
CB Josรฉ Fonte | ๐Ÿ‡ต๐Ÿ‡น |
CB Toby Alderweireld | ๐Ÿ‡ง๐Ÿ‡ช |
RB Nathaniel Clyne | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ |
M Steven Davis (ex) | ๐Ÿ‡ฌ๐Ÿ‡ง | ๐Ÿ” |
M Victor Wanyama | ๐Ÿ‡ฐ๐Ÿ‡ช | ๐ŸŸจ |
M James Ward-Prowse | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ | ๐Ÿ” |
W Sadio Manรฉ | ๐Ÿ‡ธ๐Ÿ‡ณ | โšฝ | โšฝ | โšฝ |
CF Graziano Pellรจ | ๐Ÿ‡ฎ๐Ÿ‡น | โšฝ | ๐Ÿ” |
CF Shane Long | ๐Ÿ‡ฎ๐Ÿ‡ช | โšฝ | โšฝ |

SUBSTITUTES

๐Ÿ” F Gabriel Agbonlahor | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ | for W Charles Nโ€™Zogbia | ๐Ÿ‡ซ๐Ÿ‡ท | 57โ€™ |
๐Ÿ” RB Matt Lowton | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ | ๐Ÿ”ด | for M Leandro Bacuna | ๐Ÿ‡จ๐Ÿ‡ผ | 67โ€™ |
๐Ÿ” W Scott Sinclair | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ | for M Jack Grealish | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ | 82โ€™ |

SUBSTITUTES

๐Ÿ” | M Filip ฤuriฤiฤ‡ | ๐Ÿ‡ท๐Ÿ‡ธ | for M James Ward-Prowse | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ |
๐Ÿ” | CB Maya Yoshida | ๐Ÿ‡ฏ๐Ÿ‡ต | for M Steven Davis (ex) | ๐Ÿ‡ฌ๐Ÿ‡ง |
๐Ÿ” | W Eljero Elia | ๐Ÿ‡ณ๐Ÿ‡ฑ | for CF Graziano Pellรจ | ๐Ÿ‡ฎ๐Ÿ‡น |

UNUSED SUBSTITUTES

GK Brad Guzan | ๐Ÿ‡บ๐Ÿ‡ธ |
CB Philippe Senderos |๐Ÿ‡จ๐Ÿ‡ญ|
M Carlos Sรกnchez | ๐Ÿ‡จ๐Ÿ‡ด |
F Andreas Weimann | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ |

UNUSED SUBSTITUTES

GK Kelvin Davis | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ |
CB Florin Gardoศ™ | ๐Ÿ‡ง๐Ÿ‡ช |
LB Matt Targett | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ |
M Harrison Reed | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ |

SQUAD STATS

1st XI Cost: ยฃ44.78m
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: 1/11
Subs Cost: ยฃ3.38m
Team Cost: ยฃ48.16m
Squad Cost: ยฃ54.46m
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: 2/18

MATCHDAY SQUAD

GK Shay Given | ๐Ÿ‡ฎ๐Ÿ‡ช | ยฃ3.38m |
GK Brad Guzan | ๐Ÿ‡บ๐Ÿ‡ธ | ยฃ0.90m |

RB Alan Hutton | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ณ๓ ฃ๓ ด๓ ฟ | ยฃ4.05m |
RB Matt Lowton | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ | ยฃ3.38m |

CB Jores Okore | ๐Ÿ‡ฉ๐Ÿ‡ฐ | ยฃ4.23m |
CB Ron Vlaar | ๐Ÿ‡ณ๐Ÿ‡ฑ | ยฃ3.42m |
CB Philippe Senderos |๐Ÿ‡จ๐Ÿ‡ญ| Free |

M Fabian Delph | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ | ยฃ8.55m |
M Carlos Sรกnchez | ๐Ÿ‡จ๐Ÿ‡ด | ยฃ5.40m |
M Ashley Westwood | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ | ยฃ2.25m |
M Leandro Bacuna | ๐Ÿ‡จ๐Ÿ‡ผ | ยฃ1.26m |
M Jack Grealish | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ | Youth |
M Tom Cleverley | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ | Loan |

W Charles NZogbia | ๐Ÿ‡ซ๐Ÿ‡ท | ยฃ9.72m |
W Scott Sinclair | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ | Loan |

CF Christian Benteke | ๐Ÿ‡ง๐Ÿ‡ช | ยฃ7.92m |
F Gabriel Agbonlahor | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ | Youth |
F Andreas Weimann | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ | Free |

SQUAD STATS

1st XI Cost: ยฃ73.83m
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 : 4/11
Homegrown: 1/11
Subs Cost: ยฃ2.42m
Team Cost: ยฃ76.25m
Squad Cost: ยฃ83.03m
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 : 7/18
Homegrown: 3/18

MATCHDAY SQUAD

UNAVAILABLE

Injury | 4 |
CB Ciaran Clark | ๐Ÿ‡ฎ๐Ÿ‡ช |
CB Nathan Baker | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ |
LB Kieran Richardson | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ |
CF Libor Kozรกk | ๐Ÿ‡จ๐Ÿ‡ฟ |

Out on Loan | 5 |
CF Nicklas Helenius | ๐Ÿ‡ฉ๐Ÿ‡ฐ | Aalborg BK
M Yacouba Sylla | ๐Ÿ‡ฒ๐Ÿ‡ฑ | Kayseri Erciyesspor
W Aleksandar Tonev | ๐Ÿ‡ง๐Ÿ‡ฌ | Celtic
LB Antonio Luna | ๐Ÿ‡ช๐Ÿ‡ธ | Spezia Calcio
RB Janoi Donacien | ๐Ÿ‡ฑ๐Ÿ‡จ | Tranmere

UNAVAILABLE

Not Recorded

Player Abbreviations:

GK : Goalkeeper

LB, RB, FB : Left Back, Right Back, Full Back

CB, D : Centre Back, Defender

M, W : Midfielder. Winger

F, CF : Forward, Centre Forward

๐ŸŸข : Debut ๐Ÿ”ด : Final Game

Symbols:

โšฝ | Goal
๐Ÿ”ฅ | Assist
๐Ÿ” | Substitution

๐ŸŸจ | Booking

๐ŸŸฅ | Sending off

๐Ÿ†˜ | Poor refereeing performance

DEBUT APPEARANCES

FINAL APPEARANCES

RB Matt Lowton | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ |

MATCH STATS

Possession F | 64%
Possession A | 36%
Shots F | 9
Shots A | 18
Shots on Target F | 4
Shots on Target A | 11
Corners F | 3
Corners A | 6
Fouls F | 7
Fouls A | 19

TABLE

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PROGRAMME

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MATCHDAY QUOTES

โ€œThe first 45 minutes of football there was not good enough. Southampton punished every mistake we made and we made quite a few. Everyone at the club has to take responsibility and we do, it was not good enough.

โ€œWeโ€™ve done brilliant over the past couple of months thatโ€™s why we canโ€™t get too carried away. Itโ€™s a defeat and a heavy defeat Itโ€™s happened, we need to wipe our mouths and get on with it.

โ€œI have always said it will go right down to the wire and I believe it will. Itโ€™s still in our hands. We had one foot in the Championship when I arrived and we have one foot in the Premier League now and we need to keep that foot in the Premier League.โ€

Tim Sherwood, Saturday, 16 May 2015.

*BBC Sport*
Saturday, 16 May 2015

*Sadio Mane scored the fastest hat-trick in Premier League history as Southampton demolished Aston Villa to keep their Europa League hopes alive.*

Maneโ€™s three goals came in two minutes and 56 seconds with Saints 3-0 up inside 16 minutes.

They were 5-1 up at half-time with two strikes from Shane Long, while Christian Benteke headed home his 15th goal of the season for Villa before Graziano Pelleโ€™s late volley.

The result means Southampton stay seventh with one game left and - despite the heavy defeat - Aston Villa sealed their Premier League safety after 18th-placed Hull lost.

Saints felt they had an early goal wrongly disallowed when Pelle was flagged offside but it mattered little after three stunning minutes at St Maryโ€™s.

Mane side-footed home on 13 minutes after Shay Givenโ€™s initial save. He had his second when Long latched onto Ron Vlaarโ€™s poor backpass and the Senegalese was on hand to stick it away into an empty net.

He created history with a fine first-time side foot from just inside the box to seal his hat-trick and also beat Robbie Fowlerโ€™s 21-year record of four minutes 33 seconds for Liverpool in 1994.

The goal prompted wild scenes at St Maryโ€™s and there was more to come with Long curling home from 12 yards for 4-0.
His second and Southamptonโ€™s fifth was a stunning strike from 40 yards that flew over Given and into the net.

Villa had a consolation on the stroke of half time through Bentekeโ€™s header from close range in what was a breathless 45 minutes of football.

Mane turned provider with 10 minutes remaining sending in a fierce low cross which Pelle thumped home from close range for 6-1.

Saints end their season at Manchester City next weekend with Liverpool, Tottenham and Swansea also in the hunt for the two Europa League places. An Arsenal victory over Villa in the FA Cup final would also see seventh place earn entry into Europe.

Villa host already-relegated Burnley on the final day of the season and their own Premier League status was be confirmed after Hull lost 2-0 to Tottenham on Saturday afternoon.