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Game #5304

Aston Villa

Lost

10th (-5)

Friday, 14 August 2015

Last 5: 🟥 🟥 🟥 🟩 🟥

Premier League

Manchester United

Villa Park

Attendance: 42,200

Aston Villa

0-1

Manchester United

Assist(s) | None

MATCH SUMMARY

Villa lose for the first time this season.

KEY MAN

A hopeless Micah Richards hits the deck in a feeble attempt to stop the opposition, Friday, 14 August 2015

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MATCH TIMELINE

Friday, 14 August 2015

🥅 | 29’ Goal, 0-1, (Manchester United), Adnan Januzaj
🕒 | HT Aston Villa 0-1 Manchester United
🔁 | 59’ Sub off, Scott Sinclair, Sub on, Carlos Sánchez
🟨 | 71’ Booking, Jordan Ayew
🔁 | 78’ Sub off, Jordan Veretout, Sub on, Rudy Gestede
🟨 | 90’+1 Booking, Idrissa Gueye
🕒 | FT Aston Villa 0-1 Manchester United

ON THIS DAY

Villa had now lost 35 of their 71 Premier League games at home since December 2011 (winning just 17).

Aston Villa

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

Manchester United

European Cup / Champions League: 🏆🏆🏆
UEFA Cup Winners Cup: 🏆
League Champions: 🏆🏆🏆🏆🏆 🏆🏆🏆🏆🏆 🏆🏆🏆🏆🏆 🏆🏆🏆🏆🏆
FA Cup Winners: 🏆🏆🏆🏆🏆 🏆🏆🏆🏆🏆 🏆
League Cup Winners: 🏆🏆🏆🏆
Last Trophy: 2012-13

FIXTURE HISTORY

Manchester United

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Season | 2015-16 |
Matchday | #2 |
League Game | #2 |
Manager Game | #18 |
Friday, 14 August 2015

MATCH SUMMARY

Manager: Tim Sherwood | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 | Borehamwood, 2015
Referee: Mike Dean | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 | Wirral, 1997-2022
Kick off: 7.45pm
HT Score: 🟥 0-1
FT Score: 🟥 0-1
FT Result: 🟥 Lost
Last 5: 🟥 🟥 🟥 🟩 🟥

MANAGERIAL RECORD

Tim Sherwood | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 |

GAMES | WINS | DRAWS | LOSSES | POINTS PER GAME

🕒 18 | 🟩 | 8 🟨 | 1 🟥 9 | 1.39

Villa Career Form:

Mid Table

MATCH OFFICIALS

Referee: Mike Dean | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 | Wirral, 1997-2022
Matches Officiated: 42
🟩 : 15
🟨 : 12
🟥 : 15
🆘 : 4
Previous 5: 🟩 🟨 🟥 🟩 🟥
Last Match: 🟥 25 Apr 15, Villa 2-3 Abu Dhabi (a) 🆘
Cards: 🟨 🟨 🟨
Assistants: Simon Bennett, Simon Long

ALL THE MATCHES REFEREED BY:

CARDS

Villa

🟨 🟨

Manchester United

🟨 🟨

TEAM NEWS

Tim Sherwood names an unchanged line up.

TEAM STATS

Starting XI Average Age: | 25.67 |
Oldest Player: GK Brad Guzan | 🇺🇸 | 30.95 |
Youngest Player: LB Jordan Amavi | 🇫🇷 | 21.45 |

MANAGER

Tim Sherwood | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 |

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Aston Villa

GK Brad Guzan | 🇺🇸 |
LB Jordan Amavi | 🇫🇷 |
CB Micah Richards | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 |
CB Ciaran Clark | 🇮🇪 |
M Idrissa Gueye | 🇸🇳 | 🟨 |
M Ashley Westwood | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 |
M Jordan Veretout | 🇫🇷 | 🔁 |
M Leandro Bacuna | 🇨🇼 |
W Scott Sinclair | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 | 🔁 |
F Jordan Ayew | 🇬🇭 | 🟨 |
F Gabriel Agbonlahor | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 |

MANAGER

Louis van Gaal | 🇳🇱 |

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Manchester United

GK Sergio Romero | 🇦🇷 |
LB Luke Shaw | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 |
CB Chris Smalling | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 |
CB Daley Blind | 🇳🇱 |
RB Matteo Darmian | 🇮🇹 | 🟨 |
M Juan Mata | 🇪🇸 |
M Michael Carrick | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 | 🔁 |
M Morgan Schneiderlin | 🇫🇷 |
W Adnan Januzaj | 🇧🇪 | ⚽ | 🔁 |
CF Memphis Depay | 🇳🇱 | 🔁 |
F Wayne Rooney | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 |

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STARTING XI

SUBSTITUTES

Not necessarily indicative of the actual matchday formation

UNUSED

Player

SUBSTITUTES

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🔁 M Carlos Sánchez | 🇨🇴 | for W Scott Sinclair | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 | 59’ |
🔁 CF Rudy Gestede | 🇧🇯 | for M Jordan Veretout | 🇫🇷 | 78’ |

SUBSTITUTES

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🔁 | M Bastian Schweinsteiger | 🇩🇪 | for W Adnan Januzaj | 🇧🇪 | 60’ |
🔁 | M Ander Herrera | 🇪🇸 | 🟨 | for M Michael Carrick | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 | 60’ |
🔁 | RB Ashley Young (ex) | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 | for CF Memphis Depay | 🇳🇱 | 82’ |

UNUSED SUBSTITUTES

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GK Mark Bunn | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 |
CB Nathan Baker | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 |
RB Alan Hutton | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁳󠁣󠁴󠁿 |
LB Kieran Richardson | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 |
CF Libor Kozák | 🇨🇿 |

UNUSED SUBSTITUTES

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GK Sam Johnstone | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 |
CB Paddy McNair | 🇬🇧 |
RB Antonio Valencia | 🇪🇨 |
CF Javier Hernández | 🇲🇽 |

SQUAD STATS

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1st XI Cost: £45.36m
Home Nation 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁳󠁣󠁴󠁿 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁷󠁬󠁳󠁿 🇬🇧 : 4/11
Homegrown: 2/11
Subs Cost: £13.05m
Team Cost: £58.41m
Squad Cost: £68.99m
Home Nation 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁳󠁣󠁴󠁿 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁷󠁬󠁳󠁿 🇬🇧 : 8/18
Homegrown: 3/18

SQUAD STATS

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1st XI Cost: £223.53m
Home Nation 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁳󠁣󠁴󠁿 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁷󠁬󠁳󠁿 🇬🇧 : 4/11
Homegrown: ⭕/11
Subs Cost: £53.97m
Team Cost: £277.50m
Squad Cost: £300.16m
Home Nation 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁳󠁣󠁴󠁿 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁷󠁬󠁳󠁿 🇬🇧 : 7/18
Homegrown: 2/18

MATCHDAY SQUAD

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GK Brad Guzan | 🇺🇸 | £0.90m |
GK Mark Bunn | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 | Free |

LB Jordan Amavi | 🇫🇷 | £9.90m |
RB Alan Hutton | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁳󠁣󠁴󠁿 | £4.05m |
LB Kieran Richardson | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 | £0.68m |

CB Micah Richards | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 | Free |
CB Ciaran Clark | 🇮🇪 | Youth |
CB Nathan Baker | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 | Youth |

M Jordan Veretout | 🇫🇷 | £9.00m |
M Idrissa Gueye | 🇸🇳 | £8.10m |
M Carlos Sánchez | 🇨🇴 | £5.40m |
M Ashley Westwood | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 | £2.25m |
M Leandro Bacuna | 🇨🇼 | £1.26m |

W Scott Sinclair | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 | £3.15m |

F Jordan Ayew | 🇬🇭 | £10.80m |
CF Rudy Gestede | 🇧🇯 | £7.65m |
CF Libor Kozák | 🇨🇿 | £5.85m |
F Gabriel Agbonlahor | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 | Youth |

MATCHDAY SQUAD

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£300m….

GK Sam Johnstone | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 | Youth |
GK Sergio Romero | 🇦🇷 | Free |

LB Luke Shaw | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 | £32.00m |
RB Antonio Valencia | 🇪🇨 | £16.26m |
RB Matteo Darmian | 🇮🇹 | £15.57m |
RB Ashley Young (ex) | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 | £15.57m |
LB Daley Blind | 🇳🇱 | £15.14m |

CB Paddy McNair | 🇬🇧 | Youth |
CB Chris Smalling | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 | £6.92m |

M Juan Mata | 🇪🇸 | £38.69m |
M Ander Herrera | 🇪🇸 | £30.72m |
M Morgan Schneiderlin | 🇫🇷 | £30.27m |
M Michael Carrick | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 | £23.21m |
M Bastian Schweinsteiger | 🇩🇪 | £7.68m |

W Adnan Januzaj | 🇧🇪 | £0.32m |

F Wayne Rooney | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 | £32.00m |
CF Memphis Depay | 🇳🇱 | £29.41m |
CF Javier Hernández | 🇲🇽 | £6.40m |

UNAVAILABLE

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Injury | 4 |
CB Jores Okore | 🇩🇰 |
W Carles Gil | 🇪🇸 |
FB José Ángel Crespo | 🇪🇸 |
M Jack Grealish | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 |

Out on Loan | 2 |
RB Aly Cissokho | 🇫🇷 | Porto
F Callum Robinson | 🇮🇪 | Bristol City

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 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

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Match Symbols:

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⚽ | Goal
🔥 | Assist
🔁 | Substitution

🟨 | Booking

🟥 | Sending off

🆘 | Poor refereeing performance
🟢 : Debut 🔴 : Final Game

DEBUT APPEARANCES

FINAL APPEARANCES

MATCH STATS

Possession F | 51%
Possession A | 49%
Shots F | 3
Shots A | 6
Shots on Target F | 1
Shots on Target A | 1
Corners F | 3
Corners A | 5
Fouls F | 14
Fouls A | 10

MATCH QUOTES

”If you look at our team from the beginning of last season to this season there are some really exciting players - good ball players in midfield with power and pace all over. It is exciting times, not the result we wanted but we move on.” Aston Villa captain Micah Richards, Friday, 14 August 2015.

MATCH REPORT

*Sky Sports*
Friday, 14 August 2015

Manchester United made it two wins from their opening two Premier League games as they maintained their impressive record over Aston Villa with a 1-0 victory at Villa Park on Friday night. Louis van Gaal’s surprise inclusion of Adnan Januzaj, who made his first start since February, was vindicated on 29 minutes when the young Belgian opened the scoring with a deflected low finish. Villa had stood toe-to-toe with United in an uneventful opening half hour at Villa Park as both sides struggled to retain possession or mount a sustained assault on the opposing team’s goal. The inclusion of Rudy Gestede on the hour mark threatened to haul Villa back into the game, but United stood firm as they extended their unbeaten run at Villa Park in the league to 20 games with their second successive 1-0 win of the season. Villa entered the first top-flight game held on a Friday night since 2004, unchanged following their opening day victory at newly-promoted Bournemouth while Januzaj’s inclusion saw Ashley Young start the game on the bench against his former club. United had the first opening on 16 minutes when Morgan Schneiderlin ghosted into the back post to connect with Memphis Depay’s centre, but he could not steer his effort on target. Brad Guzan crashed into Memphis to stop him from latching onto Juan Mata’s through ball on 20 minutes, as United began to take hold of the game. And the Reds were soon in front as Januzaj collected the influential Mata’s incisive pass, cut inside Richards’ sliding tackle before sending a low drive in off the post, via a deflection off Villa defender Ciaran Clark. Villa saw claims for a penalty waved away shortly before half time as Matteo Darmian and Richards tussled in the United area, but referee Mike Dean was unmoved. Jordan Ayew’s shot over two minutes after the break when a sloppy Mata pass gifted him possession, but United ‘keeper Sergio Romero remained untroubled between the sticks. The hosts then mounted a sustained push to get back into the game, with Gabriel Agbonlahor testing Romero with a header. Bastian Schweinsteiger and Ander Herrera were then brought on, swinging the game back in favour of the visitors despite Gestede entering the fray. United had lost their first-half fluency, although hardly looked in danger of losing their lead. And they had the chance to wrap up the game on 73 minutes when Mata produced yet another defence-splitting pass to put Memphis through on goal, but the Dutchman’s curling effort went agonisingly wide of Guzan’s goal. Villa failed to take advantage of their reprieve as United coasted to victory in the rare Friday night outing.

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