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Game #5325

Aston Villa

Saturday, 2 January 2016

Lost

20th (-)

Last 5: ๐ŸŸฅ ๐ŸŸจ ๐ŸŸจ ๐ŸŸฅ ๐ŸŸฅ

Premier League

Attendance: 41,535

Sunderland

Stadium of Light

Villa lose for the fourteenth time in twenty Premier League games.

Sunderland

3-1

Aston Villa

Assist(s) | Adama Traorรฉ | 63โ€™ |

KEY MAN

Villa celebrate Carles Gil's equaliser but go on to make it fourteen defeats in twenty Premier League games, Saturday, 2 January 2016.

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MATCH TIMELINE

Saturday, 2 January 2016

๐Ÿฅ… | 30โ€™ Goal, 0-1, (Sunderland), Micah Richards o.g.
๐ŸŸจ | 43โ€™ Booking, Alan Hutton
๐Ÿ•’ | HT Sunderland 1-0 Aston Villa
๐Ÿ” | 57โ€™ Sub off, Jack Grealish, Sub on, Adama Traorรฉ
โšฝ | 63โ€™ Goal, 1-1, Carles Gil, Assist by Adama Traorรฉ
๐ŸŸจ | 69โ€™ Booking, Adama Traorรฉ
๐Ÿฅ… | 72โ€™ Goal, 1-2, (Sunderland), Jermaine Defoe
๐Ÿ” | 76โ€™ Sub off, Alan Hutton, Sub on, Libor Kozรกk
๐ŸŸจ | 87โ€™ Booking, Carles Gil
๐Ÿ” | 89โ€™ Sub off, Adama Traorรฉ, Sub on, Scott Sinclair
๐Ÿฅ… | 90โ€™+2 Goal, 1-3, (Sunderland), Jermaine Defoe
๐ŸŸจ | 90โ€™+5 Booking, Rudy Gestede
๐Ÿ•’ | FT Sunderland 3-1 Aston Villa

ON THIS DAY

Reฬmi Gardeโ€™s Villa had now lost five in nine and were without a win in nineteen Premier League matches and sat bottom, eleven points from safety.

Villa had lost fourteen in twenty three games in 2015-16.

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

Sunderland

European Cup / Champions League: โŒ
League Champions: ๐Ÿ†๐Ÿ†๐Ÿ†๐Ÿ†๐Ÿ† ๐Ÿ†
FA Cup Winners: ๐Ÿ†๐Ÿ†
League Cup Winners: โŒ
Last Trophy: 1972-73

FIXTURE HISTORY

Sunderland

Previous 5 vs. Sunderland: ๐ŸŸจ ๐ŸŸฉ ๐ŸŸจ ๐ŸŸฉ ๐ŸŸจ

FIXTURE DETAILS

Season | 2015-16 |
Matchday | #23 |
League Game | #20 |
Manager Game | #9 |
Saturday, 2 January 2016

MATCH SUMMARY

Manager: Rรฉmi Garde | ๐Ÿ‡ซ๐Ÿ‡ท | L'Arbresle, 2015-2016
Referee: Craig Pawson | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ | Sheffield & Hallam, 2008-
Kick off: 3.00pm
HT Score: ๐ŸŸฅ 0-1
FT Score: ๐ŸŸฅ 1-3
FT Result: ๐ŸŸฅ Lost
Last 5: ๐ŸŸฅ ๐ŸŸจ ๐ŸŸจ ๐ŸŸฅ ๐ŸŸฅ

MANAGERIAL RECORD

Rรฉmi Garde | ๐Ÿ‡ซ๐Ÿ‡ท |

GAMES | WINS | DRAWS | LOSSES | POINTS PER GAME

๐Ÿ•’ 9 | ๐ŸŸฉ | 0 ๐ŸŸจ | 4 ๐ŸŸฅ 5 | 0.44

Career Form:

Relegation

Rรฉmi Garde | ๐Ÿ‡ซ๐Ÿ‡ท |

MATCH OFFICIALS

Referee: Craig Pawson | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ | Sheffield & Hallam, 2008-
Previous 5: ๐ŸŸฅ ๐ŸŸฉ ๐ŸŸจ ๐ŸŸจ
Last Match: ๐ŸŸจ 8 Nov 15, Villa 0-0 Abu Dhabi (h)
Cards: ๐ŸŸจ ๐ŸŸจ ๐ŸŸจ ๐ŸŸจ ๐ŸŸจ ๐ŸŸจ ๐ŸŸจ
Assistants: John Brooks, Dave Bryan

Cards:

Villa

๐ŸŸจ ๐ŸŸจ ๐ŸŸจ ๐ŸŸจ

Sunderland

๐ŸŸจ ๐ŸŸจ ๐ŸŸจ

Craig Pawson

TEAM NEWS

Ciaran Clark, Scott Sinclair, Ashley Westwood (suspension), Kieran Richardson and Jordan Ayew (suspension) replace Carles Gil, Joleon Lescott, Rudy Gestede, Jack Grealish and Aly Cissokho (first start of season after loan).

TEAM STATS

Starting XI Average Age: | 26.90 |
Oldest Player: CB Joleon Lescott | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ | 33.40 |
Youngest Player: M Jack Grealish | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ | 20.33 |

MANAGER

MANAGER

Rรฉmi Garde | ๐Ÿ‡ซ๐Ÿ‡ท |

Dick Advocaat | ๐Ÿ‡ณ๐Ÿ‡ฑ |

Aston Villa

GK Brad Guzan | ๐Ÿ‡บ๐Ÿ‡ธ |
RB Aly Cissokho | ๐Ÿ‡ซ๐Ÿ‡ท |
RB Alan Hutton | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ณ๓ ฃ๓ ด๓ ฟ | ๐ŸŸจ | ๐Ÿ” |
CB Micah Richards | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ |
CB Joleon Lescott | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ |
M Jordan Veretout | ๐Ÿ‡ซ๐Ÿ‡ท |
M Jack Grealish | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ | ๐Ÿ” |
M Idrissa Gueye | ๐Ÿ‡ฌ๐Ÿ‡ญ |
M Leandro Bacuna | ๐Ÿ‡จ๐Ÿ‡ผ |
W Carles Gil | ๐Ÿ‡ช๐Ÿ‡ธ | โšฝ | ๐ŸŸจ |
CF Rudy Gestede | ๐Ÿ‡ง๐Ÿ‡ฏ | ๐ŸŸจ |

Sunderland

GK Vito Mannone | ๐Ÿ‡ฎ๐Ÿ‡น |
LB Patrick van Aanholt | ๐Ÿ‡ณ๐Ÿ‡ฑ |
CB Wes Brown | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ | ๐ŸŸจ |
CB John Oโ€™Shea | ๐Ÿ‡ฎ๐Ÿ‡ช |
RB Billy Jones | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ |
M Lee Cattermole | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ | ๐ŸŸจ |
M Adam Johnson | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ | ๐Ÿ” |
M Yann Mโ€™Vila | ๐Ÿ‡ซ๐Ÿ‡ท |
W Fabio Borini | ๐Ÿ‡ฎ๐Ÿ‡น | ๐ŸŸจ | ๐Ÿ” |
W Duncan Watmore | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ | ๐Ÿ” |
CF Jermaine Defoe | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ | โšฝ | โšฝ |

SUBSTITUTES

๐Ÿ” W Adama Traorรฉ | ๐Ÿ‡ช๐Ÿ‡ธ | ๐Ÿ”ฅ | ๐ŸŸจ | ๐Ÿ” | for M Jack Grealish | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ | 57โ€™ |
๐Ÿ” CF Libor Kozรกk | ๐Ÿ‡จ๐Ÿ‡ฟ | for RB Alan Hutton | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ณ๓ ฃ๓ ด๓ ฟ | 76โ€™ |
๐Ÿ” W Scott Sinclair | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ | for W Adama Traorรฉ | ๐Ÿ‡ช๐Ÿ‡ธ | 89โ€™ |

SUBSTITUTES

๐Ÿ” | CF Danny Graham | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ | for W Duncan Watmore | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ | 56โ€™ |
๐Ÿ” | M Ola Toivonen | ๐Ÿ‡ธ๐Ÿ‡ช | for W Fabio Borini | ๐Ÿ‡ฎ๐Ÿ‡น | 80โ€™ |
๐Ÿ” | CB Sebastiรกn Coates | ๐Ÿ‡บ๐Ÿ‡พ | for M Adam Johnson | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ | 89โ€™ |

UNUSED SUBSTITUTES

GK Mark Bunn | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ |
CB Jores Okore | ๐Ÿ‡ฉ๐Ÿ‡ฐ |
CB Ciaran Clark | ๐Ÿ‡ฎ๐Ÿ‡ช |
LB Kieran Richardson | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ |

UNUSED SUBSTITUTES

GK Costel Pantilimon | ๐Ÿ‡ท๐Ÿ‡ด |
RB DeAndre Yedlin | ๐Ÿ‡บ๐Ÿ‡ธ |
W Jeremain Lens | ๐Ÿ‡ณ๐Ÿ‡ฑ |
CF Steven Fletcher | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ณ๓ ฃ๓ ด๓ ฟ |

SQUAD STATS

1st XI Cost: ยฃ38.25m
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: ยฃ18.00m
Team Cost: ยฃ56.25m
Squad Cost: ยฃ61.16m
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: 2/18

MATCHDAY SQUAD

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

RB Alan Hutton | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ณ๓ ฃ๓ ด๓ ฟ | ยฃ4.05m |
RB Aly Cissokho | ๐Ÿ‡ซ๐Ÿ‡ท | ยฃ2.25m |
LB Kieran Richardson | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ | ยฃ0.68m |

CB Jores Okore | ๐Ÿ‡ฉ๐Ÿ‡ฐ | ยฃ4.23m |
CB Joleon Lescott | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ | ยฃ1.26m |
CB Ciaran Clark | ๐Ÿ‡ฎ๐Ÿ‡ช | Youth |
CB Micah Richards | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ | Free |

M Jordan Veretout | ๐Ÿ‡ซ๐Ÿ‡ท | ยฃ9.00m |
M Idrissa Gueye | ๐Ÿ‡ฌ๐Ÿ‡ญ | ยฃ8.10m |
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 |

CF Rudy Gestede | ๐Ÿ‡ง๐Ÿ‡ฏ | ยฃ7.65m |
CF Libor Kozรกk | ๐Ÿ‡จ๐Ÿ‡ฟ | ยฃ5.85m |

SQUAD STATS

1st XI Cost: ยฃ37.66m
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: โญ•/11
Subs Cost: ยฃ2.39m
Team Cost: ยฃ40.05m
Squad Cost: ยฃ62.76m
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: โญ•/18

MATCHDAY SQUAD

GK Vito Mannone | ๐Ÿ‡ฎ๐Ÿ‡น | ยฃ2.05m |
GK Costel Pantilimon | ๐Ÿ‡ท๐Ÿ‡ด | Free |

LB Patrick van Aanholt | ๐Ÿ‡ณ๐Ÿ‡ฑ | ยฃ1.62m |
RB Billy Jones | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ | Free |
RB DeAndre Yedlin | ๐Ÿ‡บ๐Ÿ‡ธ | Loan |

CB John Oโ€™Shea | ๐Ÿ‡ฎ๐Ÿ‡ช | ยฃ3.84m |
CB Sebastiรกn Coates | ๐Ÿ‡บ๐Ÿ‡พ | ยฃ2.39m |
CB Wes Brown | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ | ยฃ1.28m |

M Adam Johnson | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ | ยฃ10.76m |
M Lee Cattermole | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ | ยฃ5.98m |
M Yann Mโ€™Vila | ๐Ÿ‡ซ๐Ÿ‡ท | Loan |
M Ola Toivonen | ๐Ÿ‡ธ๐Ÿ‡ช | Loan |

W Jeremain Lens | ๐Ÿ‡ณ๐Ÿ‡ฑ | ยฃ9.73m |
W Fabio Borini | ๐Ÿ‡ฎ๐Ÿ‡น | ยฃ9.13m |
W Duncan Watmore | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ | Free |

CF Steven Fletcher | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ณ๓ ฃ๓ ด๓ ฟ | ยฃ12.98m |
CF Jermaine Defoe | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ | ยฃ3.00m |
CF Danny Graham | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ | Free |

UNAVAILABLE

Injury | 2 |
LB Jordan Amavi | ๐Ÿ‡ซ๐Ÿ‡ท |
M Carlos Sรกnchez | ๐Ÿ‡จ๐Ÿ‡ด |

Suspension | 2 |
M Ashley Westwood | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ |
F Jordan Ayew | ๐Ÿ‡ฌ๐Ÿ‡ญ |

Out on Loan | 5 |
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
F Callum Robinson | ๐Ÿ‡ฎ๐Ÿ‡ช | Preston
M Gary Gardner | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ | Forest

UNAVAILABLE

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

โ€‹

Match Symbols:

โ€‹

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 | 55%
Possession A | 45%
Shots F | 8
Shots A | 13
Shots on Target F | 3
Shots on Target A | 5
Corners F | 3
Corners A | 3
Fouls F | 13
Fouls A | 8

TABLE

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PROGRAMME

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MATCHDAY QUOTES

โ€Iโ€™m going to try [to sign players]. In life and football you have to believe - if you donโ€™t you have no chance. But itโ€™s more and more difficult.

โ€œBut every season in every league, a side can keep losing and suddenly win four, five or six in a row. But for that probably we will need to bring in one, two or three new players.

โ€œToday I didnโ€™t see a side who didnโ€™t give everything they could. When you concede so many goals itโ€™s difficult to win games. You cannot be positive when you lose. Iโ€™m not here to lose - Iโ€™m here to try to make the team win.โ€

Reฬmi Garde, Saturday, 2 January 2016.

*BBC Sport*
Saturday, 2 January 2016

*Sunderland boosted their Premier League survival hopes as they ended a run of five straight defeats with a win over bottom side Aston Villa.*

The hosts took the lead against the run of play when Patrick van Aanholtโ€™s low 20-yard shot deflected wickedly off Micah Richards and into the net.

A brilliant acrobatic volley from Carles Gil levelled after the break, before Jermain Defoeโ€™s low strike.

Defoe added a late third, leaving Villa with no wins in 18 league matches.

*The biggest match of the season?*

Sunderland boss Sam Allardyce described the match as the โ€œbiggest of the seasonโ€ and his players looked to be affected by nerves as they let Aston Villa dominate early on.

The Black Cats went into the game seven points adrift of safety, and you could see why as they continually gifted the visitors possession.

Only Vito Mannoneโ€™s low save from Jordan Veretout kept things level until, against the run of play, Van Aanholtโ€™s shot deflected off Richards to leave goalkeeper Brad Guzan wrong-footed.

The hosts knew only a win would do and, after Gilโ€™s stunning equaliser, Defoe stepped forward to give the Black Cats new hope and move them to within four points of safety.

*Defoe the difference*

Defoe has now scored eight Premier League goals against Aston Villa in his career but there can have been few as important as these two.

The Sunderland striker was on the periphery of things for the large part but, when given the opportunity, he showed his ruthlessness in front of goal.

The former England man had four shots in total. He hit the target with three of them, scored twice, and had a late goal disallowed for offside.

How Aston Villa could do with such clinical finishing.

*Have Villa any hope?*

There are few - if any - signs of encouragement for Aston Villa, who look doomed to life in the Championship next season.

While there are still 54 points to play for, a club record 18 league matches without a win is hardly the form to suggest they are capable of any โ€˜great escapeโ€™.

They produced some nice football at times but seemed short of confidence in attack.

Aside from a brilliant equaliser, the closest Villa came to scoring was Veretoutโ€™s first-half effort as they finished with just three shots on target.

Having scored only 16 league goals this season - the lowest total in the top flight - Villa remain 11 points from safety.