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Game #5313

Saturday, 17 October 2015

Attendance: 41,596

Lost

Premier League

19th (-1)

Chelsea

Last 5: ๐ŸŸฅ ๐ŸŸฉ ๐ŸŸฅ ๐ŸŸฅ ๐ŸŸฅ

Stamford Bridge

Villa lose for the seventh time in nine Premier League games.

Chelsea

2-0

Aston Villa

Assist(s) | None

KEY MAN

Carles Gil fights a losing battle as Villa are defeated for the seventh time in nine, Saturday, 17 October 2015.

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MATCH TIMELINE

๐Ÿฅ… | 34โ€™ Goal, 0-1, (Chelsea), Diego Costa
๐Ÿ•’ | HT Chelsea 1-0 Aston Villa
๐ŸŸจ | 49โ€™ Booking, Jordan Ayew
๐Ÿฅ… | 54โ€™ Goal, 0-2, (Chelsea), Alan Hutton o.g.
๐ŸŸจ | 62โ€™ Booking, Kieran Richardson
๐Ÿ” | 64โ€™ Sub off, Kieran Richardson, Sub on, Jordan Amavi
๐Ÿ” | 68โ€™ Sub off, Jordan Ayew, Sub on, Adama Traorรฉ
๐ŸŸจ | 85โ€™ Booking, Jack Grealish
๐Ÿ•’ | FT Chelsea 2-0 Aston Villa

ON THIS DAY

Tim Sherwoodโ€™s Villa lose for the fifth successive Premier League game and for the sixteenth time in twenty seven matches under his leadership. As a result, Villa dropped to 19th in the table.

Aston Villa

European Cup / Champions League: ๐Ÿ†
UEFA Cup / Europa League: โŒ
UEFA Cup Winners Cup: โŒ
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

Chelsea

European Cup / Champions League: ๐Ÿ†
UEFA Cup / Europa League: ๐Ÿ†
UEFA Cup Winners Cup: ๐Ÿ†๐Ÿ†
League Champions: 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: 2014-15

FIXTURE HISTORY

Chelsea

Previous 5 vs. Chelsea: ๐ŸŸฅ ๐ŸŸฅ ๐ŸŸฉ ๐ŸŸฅ ๐ŸŸฅ

FIXTURE DETAILS

Season | 2015-16 |
Matchday | #11 |
League Game | #9 |
Manager Game | #27 |
Saturday, 17 October 2015

MATCH SUMMARY

Manager: Tim Sherwood | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ | Borehamwood, 2015
Referee: Roger East | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ | Wiltshire, 2006-2019
Kick off: 3.00pm
HT Score: ๐ŸŸฅ 0-1
FT Score: ๐ŸŸฅ 0-2
FT Result: ๐ŸŸฅ Lost
Last 5: ๐ŸŸฅ ๐ŸŸฉ ๐ŸŸฅ ๐ŸŸฅ ๐ŸŸฅ

MATCH OFFICIALS

Referee: Roger East | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ | Wiltshire, 2006-2019
Previous 5: ๐ŸŸจ ๐ŸŸจ ๐ŸŸฅ ๐ŸŸฅ ๐ŸŸฅ
Last Match: ๐ŸŸฅ 4 Apr 15, Villa 1-3 United (a)
Cards: ๐ŸŸจ ๐ŸŸจ ๐ŸŸจ ๐ŸŸจ
Assistants: Peter Kirkup, Lee Betts

CARDS

Villa

๐ŸŸจ ๐ŸŸจ ๐ŸŸจ

Chelsea

๐ŸŸจ

Roger East

TEAM NEWS

Jack Grealish, Carles Gil. Kieran Richardson and Jordan Ayew replace Josรฉ รngel Crespo, Jordan Amavi, Scott Sinclair and Jordan Veretout.

TEAM STATS

Starting XI Average Age: | 27.22 |
Oldest Player: CB Joleon Lescott | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ | 33.19 |
Youngest Player: M Jack Grealish | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ | 20.12 |

MANAGER

MANAGER

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

Josรฉ Mourinho | ๐Ÿ‡ต๐Ÿ‡น |

Aston Villa

GK Brad Guzan | ๐Ÿ‡บ๐Ÿ‡ธ |
LB Kieran Richardson | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ | ๐ŸŸจ | ๐Ÿ” |
RB Alan Hutton | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ณ๓ ฃ๓ ด๓ ฟ |
CB Micah Richards | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ |
CB Joleon Lescott | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ |
M Idrissa Gueye | ๐Ÿ‡ธ๐Ÿ‡ณ |
M Ashley Westwood | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ |
M Jack Grealish | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ | ๐ŸŸจ |
W Carles Gil | ๐Ÿ‡ช๐Ÿ‡ธ |
CF Rudy Gestede | ๐Ÿ‡ง๐Ÿ‡ฏ |
F Jordan Ayew | ๐Ÿ‡ฌ๐Ÿ‡ญ | ๐ŸŸจ | ๐Ÿ” |

Chelsea

GK Asmir Begoviฤ‡ | ๐Ÿ‡ง๐Ÿ‡ฆ |
LB Abdul Rahman Baba | ๐Ÿ‡ฌ๐Ÿ‡ญ |
CB Kurt Zouma | ๐Ÿ‡ซ๐Ÿ‡ท |
CB John Terry | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ |
RB Cรฉsar Azpilicueta | ๐Ÿ‡ช๐Ÿ‡ธ |
M Cesc Fร bregas | ๐Ÿ‡ช๐Ÿ‡ธ |
M Ramires | ๐Ÿ‡ง๐Ÿ‡ท |
W Willian | ๐Ÿ‡ง๐Ÿ‡ท | ๐ŸŸจ | ๐Ÿ” |
M Ruben Loftus-Cheek | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ | ๐Ÿ” |
W Pedro | ๐Ÿ‡ช๐Ÿ‡ธ | ๐Ÿ” |
CF Diego Costa | ๐Ÿ‡ช๐Ÿ‡ธ | โšฝ |

SUBSTITUTES

๐Ÿ” LB Jordan Amavi | ๐Ÿ‡ซ๐Ÿ‡ท | for LB Kieran Richardson | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ | 64โ€™ |
๐Ÿ” W Adama Traorรฉ | ๐Ÿ‡ช๐Ÿ‡ธ | for F Jordan Ayew | ๐Ÿ‡ฌ๐Ÿ‡ญ | 68โ€™ |

SUBSTITUTES

๐Ÿ” | M Nemanja Matiฤ‡ | ๐Ÿ‡ท๐Ÿ‡ธ | for M Ruben Loftus-Cheek | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ | 46โ€™ |
๐Ÿ” | W Eden Hazard | ๐Ÿ‡ง๐Ÿ‡ช | for W Pedro | ๐Ÿ‡ช๐Ÿ‡ธ | 83โ€™ |
๐Ÿ” | CF Loรฏc Rรฉmy | ๐Ÿ‡ซ๐Ÿ‡ท | for W Willian | ๐Ÿ‡ง๐Ÿ‡ท | 89โ€™ |

UNUSED SUBSTITUTES

GK Mark Bunn | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ |
FB Josรฉ รngel Crespo | ๐Ÿ‡ช๐Ÿ‡ธ |
M Leandro Bacuna | ๐Ÿ‡จ๐Ÿ‡ผ |
W Scott Sinclair | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ |
M Carlos Sรกnchez | ๐Ÿ‡จ๐Ÿ‡ด |

UNUSED SUBSTITUTES

GK Jamal Blackman | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ |
CB Gary Cahill (ex) | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ |
M Oscar | ๐Ÿ‡ง๐Ÿ‡ท |
M John Mikel Obi | ๐Ÿ‡ณ๐Ÿ‡ฌ |

SQUAD STATS

1st XI Cost: ยฃ39.47m
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 : 6/11
Homegrown: 1/11
Subs Cost: ยฃ18.90m
Team Cost: ยฃ58.37m
Squad Cost: ยฃ68.72m
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: 1/18

MATCHDAY SQUAD

GK Brad Guzan | ๐Ÿ‡บ๐Ÿ‡ธ | ยฃ0.90m |
GK Mark Bunn | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ | Free |

LB Jordan Amavi | ๐Ÿ‡ซ๐Ÿ‡ท | ยฃ9.90m |
RB Alan Hutton | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ณ๓ ฃ๓ ด๓ ฟ | ยฃ4.05m |
LB Kieran Richardson | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ | ยฃ0.68m |
FB Josรฉ รngel Crespo | ๐Ÿ‡ช๐Ÿ‡ธ | ยฃ0.54m |

CB Joleon Lescott | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ | ยฃ1.26m |
CB Micah Richards | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ | Free |

M Idrissa Gueye | ๐Ÿ‡ธ๐Ÿ‡ณ | ยฃ8.10m |
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 |

W Adama Traorรฉ | ๐Ÿ‡ช๐Ÿ‡ธ | ยฃ9.00m |
W Carles Gil | ๐Ÿ‡ช๐Ÿ‡ธ | ยฃ3.78m |
W Scott Sinclair | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ | ยฃ3.15m |

F Jordan Ayew | ๐Ÿ‡ฌ๐Ÿ‡ญ | ยฃ10.80m |
CF Rudy Gestede | ๐Ÿ‡ง๐Ÿ‡ฏ | ยฃ7.65m |

SQUAD STATS

1st XI Cost: ยฃ184.44m
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 : 2/11
Homegrown: 2/11
Subs Cost: ยฃ62.54m
Team Cost: ยฃ246.98m
Squad Cost: ยฃ298.62m
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 : 4/18
Homegrown: 3/18

MATCHDAY SQUAD

Just the ยฃ300m this time aroundโ€ฆ.

GK Asmir Begovic | ๐Ÿ‡ง๐Ÿ‡ฆ | ยฃ9.41m |
GK Jamal Blackman | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ | Youth |

LB Abdul Rahman Baba | ๐Ÿ‡ฌ๐Ÿ‡ญ | ยฃ22.24m |
RB Cรฉsar Azpilicueta | ๐Ÿ‡ช๐Ÿ‡ธ | ยฃ7.53m |

CB Kurt Zouma | ๐Ÿ‡ซ๐Ÿ‡ท | ยฃ12.46m |
CB Gary Cahill (ex) | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ | ยฃ7.17m |
CB John Terry | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ | Youth |

M Cesc Fร bregas | ๐Ÿ‡ช๐Ÿ‡ธ | ยฃ28.22m |
M Oscar | ๐Ÿ‡ง๐Ÿ‡ท | ยฃ27.37m |
M Nemanja Matic | ๐Ÿ‡ท๐Ÿ‡ธ | ยฃ21.38m |
M Ramires | ๐Ÿ‡ง๐Ÿ‡ท | ยฃ18.77m |
M John Mikel Obi | ๐Ÿ‡ณ๐Ÿ‡ฌ | ยฃ17.10m |
M Ruben Loftus-Cheek | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ | Youth |

W Willian | ๐Ÿ‡ง๐Ÿ‡ท | ยฃ30.29m |
W Eden Hazard | ๐Ÿ‡ง๐Ÿ‡ช | ยฃ29.87m |
W Pedro | ๐Ÿ‡ช๐Ÿ‡ธ | ยฃ23.09m |

CF Diego Costa | ๐Ÿ‡ช๐Ÿ‡ธ | ยฃ32.43m |
CF Loรฏc Rรฉmy | ๐Ÿ‡ซ๐Ÿ‡ท | ยฃ11.29m |

UNAVAILABLE

Injury | 3 |
CB Jores Okore | ๐Ÿ‡ฉ๐Ÿ‡ฐ |
F Gabriel Agbonlahor | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ |
CB Ciaran Clark | ๐Ÿ‡ฎ๐Ÿ‡ช |

Out on Loan | 6 |
RB Aly Cissokho | ๐Ÿ‡ซ๐Ÿ‡ท | Porto
F Callum Robinson | ๐Ÿ‡ฎ๐Ÿ‡ช | Bristol City
LB Joe Bennett | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ | Bournemouth
CB Nathan Baker | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ | Bristol City
GK Jed Steer | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ | Huddersfield
RB Janoi Donacien | ๐Ÿ‡ฑ๐Ÿ‡จ | Newport

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

MATCH STATS

Possession F | 51%
Possession A | 49%
Shots F | 10
Shots A | 9
Shots on Target F | 1
Shots on Target A | 3
Corners F | 4
Corners A | 4
Fouls F | 17
Fouls A | 22

TABLE

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PROGRAMME

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MATCHDAY QUOTES

โ€œWe played on the front foot here at the Bridge, we matched them initially. We believe weโ€™ll stay in this division, though itโ€™s clear for everyone to see that weโ€™re a side in transition.

โ€œI will stand at the front and take the brunt of it. I donโ€™t want my players shrinking and running into the corners and crying - thatโ€™s whatโ€™s expected of me, and I wonโ€™t do that.

โ€œI didnโ€™t hear my supporters shouting for me to leave. Iโ€™ll keep swinging, even if Iโ€™m backed into a corner.โ€

Tim Sherwood, Saturday, 17 October 2015.

*BBC Sport*
Saturday, 17 October 2015

The returning Diego Costa played a key role as Chelsea earned a much-needed win over struggling Aston Villa.

The striker tapped in Willianโ€™s pass midway through the first half after defender Joleon Lescottโ€™s mis-control gifted the ball to the home side.

It was a welcome break for the Blues, who doubled their lead when Villaโ€™s Alan Hutton deflected in Costaโ€™s shot.
Chelsea, 16th in the table at the start of the day, were not at their best - but Villa offered little.

What contributions Tim Sherwoodโ€™s side did make to the game were all in Chelseaโ€™s favour as they repeatedly gave the ball away and were punished accordingly.

They remain in 18th place and without a win in their past eight matches.

Chelseaโ€™s second home win of the season moves them up to 11th in the table, five points behind fourth place.

Chelseaโ€™s desire was epitomised in one incident, 20 minutes from time when a group of Blues defenders flung themselves at the feet of Lescott to prevent him poking the ball in from close range to give Villa a foothold back in the game.

*Villans in need of some heroes*

Sherwood only took over at Villa in February, after which he saved them from relegation and led them to the FA Cup final - achievements that should earn him time in his job.

They started reasonably well at Stamford Bridge, keeping Chelsea at bay with a packed midfield and occasionally breaking with purpose, albeit with no end product.

Jack Grealish was lively for 20 minutes on his return to the side and Rudy Gestede proved a physical challenge for Blues captain John Terry on the few occasions the ball came near him.

But Sherwood - and his bosses - should be concerned by the mistakes that regularly gifted Chelsea possession and ultimately the win, as well as the way the players meekly accepted a fifth straight defeat once Costaโ€™s low shot had found the net off Huttonโ€™s boot.