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Game #5300

Aston Villa

Saturday, 16 May 2015

Lost

16th (-2)

Last 5: ๐ŸŸฉ ๐ŸŸฅ ๐ŸŸฉ ๐ŸŸฉ ๐ŸŸฅ

Premier League

Southampton

Attendance: 31,636

St Mary's Stadium

Southampton

6-1

Aston Villa

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

MATCH SUMMARY

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.

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

Saturday, 16 May 2015

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

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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

MANAGERIAL RECORD

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

GAMES | WINS | DRAWS | LOSSES | POINTS PER GAME

๐Ÿ•’ 14 | ๐ŸŸฉ | 7 ๐ŸŸจ | 1 ๐ŸŸฅ 6 | 1.57

Villa Career Form:

Top 8

MATCH OFFICIALS

Referee: Bobby Madley | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ | Wakefield, 2010-
Matches Officiated: 4
๐ŸŸฉ : 0
๐ŸŸจ : 1
๐ŸŸฅ : 3
๐Ÿ†˜ : 0
Previous 5: ๐ŸŸฅ ๐ŸŸจ ๐ŸŸฅ
Last Match: ๐ŸŸฅ 21 Mar 15, Villa 0-1 Swansea (h)
Cards: ๐ŸŸจ ๐ŸŸจ
Assistants: Peter Kirkup, Darren Cann

ALL THE MATCHES REFEREED BY:

CARDS

Villa

๐ŸŸจ

Southampton

๐ŸŸจ

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

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

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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 |

MANAGER

Ronald Koeman | ๐Ÿ‡ณ๐Ÿ‡ฑ |

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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 |

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SUBSTITUTES

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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

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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 |

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UNUSED SUBSTITUTES

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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

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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 |

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SQUAD STATS

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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

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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

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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

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UNAVAILABLE

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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

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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

๐Ÿ”ด RB Matt Lowton | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ | 2012-15 | ๐Ÿ•’ 82 | 73 (9) | โšฝ 2 | ๐Ÿ”ฅ 6 | ๐Ÿ‡บ 25 | #845 |

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

MATCH 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.

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