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Game #5343

Aston Villa

Saturday, 23 April 2016

Lost

20th (-)

Last 5: ๐ŸŸฅ ๐ŸŸฅ ๐ŸŸฅ ๐ŸŸฅ ๐ŸŸฅ

Premier League

Southampton

Attendance: 29,729

Villa Park

Aston Villa

2-4

Southampton

Assist(s) | Kevin Toner | 85โ€™ |

MATCH SUMMARY

Villa lose for the twenty fifth time in thirty five Premier League games.

KEY MAN

Ashley Westwood scores his first goals of the season after relegation is confirmed but Villa are never in control and lose for the twenty fifth time in thirty five Premier League games, Saturday, 23 April 2016.

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MATCH TIMELINE

Saturday, 23 April 2016

๐Ÿฅ… | 15โ€™ Goal, 0-1, (Southampton), Shane Long
๐Ÿฅ… | 39โ€™ Goal, 0-2, (Southampton), Duลกan Tadiฤ‡
โšฝ | 45โ€™+1 Goal, 1-2, Ashley Westwood
๐Ÿ•’ | HT Aston Villa 1-2 Southampton
๐Ÿ” | 46โ€™ Sub off, Micah Richards, Sub on, Kevin Toner ๐ŸŸข
๐ŸŸจ | 58โ€™ Booking, Alan Hutton
๐Ÿ” | 59โ€™ Sub off, Jordan Ayew, Sub on, Rudy Gestede
๐Ÿ” | 68โ€™ Sub off, Carlos Sรกnchez, Sub on, Jack Grealish
๐Ÿฅ… | 71โ€™ Goal, 1-3, (Southampton), Duลกan Tadiฤ‡
๐ŸŸจ | 82โ€™ Booking, Idrissa Gueye
โšฝ | 85โ€™ Goal, 2-3, Ashley Westwood, Assist by Kevin Toner
๐Ÿฅ… | 90โ€™+4 Goal, 2-4, (Southampton), Sadio Manรฉ
๐Ÿ•’ | FT Aston Villa 2-4 Southampton

ON THIS DAY

Eric Black loses his fourth game in charge as caretaker manager and Villa make it ten consecutive defeats, their twenty six loss in forty one games this season.

Villaโ€™s tenth successive league loss was the first time since 1962-63 and only the second time in the clubโ€™s history.

Meanwhile, goalkeeper Brad Guzan made his final appearance for Villa aged 31 before moving on to Middlesbrough on a free transfer in July 2016.

Guzan had been with the club since 2008 after joining from Club Deportivo Chivas USA for a fee of ยฃ900,000 and was released by the club in 2012 having failed to make the grade.

Incredibly Paul Lambert brought Guzan back to the club and installed him as first choice despite his limitations, a period that coincided with Villaโ€™s worst run of seasons in decades.

Centre back Kevin Toner made his Villa debut aged 19 after joining from Home Farm in July 2012.

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: ๐ŸŸจ ๐ŸŸจ ๐ŸŸฅ ๐ŸŸฅ ๐ŸŸจ

FIXTURE DETAILS

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Season | 2015-16 |
Matchday | #41 |
League Game | #35 |
Manager Game | #4 |
Saturday, 23 April 2016

MATCH SUMMARY

Manager: Eric Black (Caretaker) | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ณ๓ ฃ๓ ด๓ ฟ | Bellshill, 2016
Referee: Neil Swarbrick | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ | Preston, 2005-2018
Kick off: 3.00pm
HT Score: ๐ŸŸฅ 1-2
FT Score: ๐ŸŸฅ 2-4
FT Result: ๐ŸŸฅ Lost
Last 5: ๐ŸŸฅ ๐ŸŸฅ ๐ŸŸฅ ๐ŸŸฅ ๐ŸŸฅ

MANAGERIAL RECORD

Eric Black | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ณ๓ ฃ๓ ด๓ ฟ | Caretaker

GAMES | WINS | DRAWS | LOSSES | POINTS PER GAME

๐Ÿ•’ 4 | ๐ŸŸฉ | 0 ๐ŸŸจ | 0 ๐ŸŸฅ 4 | 0.00

Villa Career Form:

Relegation

MATCH OFFICIALS

Referee: Neil Swarbrick | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ | Preston, 2005-2018
Matches Officiated: 16
๐ŸŸฉ : 2
๐ŸŸจ : 5
๐ŸŸฅ : 9
๐Ÿ†˜ : 2
Previous 5: ๐ŸŸฅ ๐ŸŸฅ ๐ŸŸฉ ๐ŸŸฅ ๐ŸŸฅ
Last Match: ๐ŸŸฅ 2 Apr 16, Villa 0-4 Chelsea (h)
Cards: ๐ŸŸจ ๐ŸŸจ
Assistants: Andy Garratt, Matt Wilkes

ALL THE MATCHES REFEREED BY:

CARDS

Villa

๐ŸŸจ ๐ŸŸจ

Southampton

None

TEAM NEWS

Micah Richards and Carlos Sรกnchez replace Ciaran Clark and Kieran Richardson.

TEAM STATS

Starting XI Average Age: | 28.41 |
Oldest Player: CB Joleon Lescott | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ | 33.71 |
Youngest Player: F Jordan Ayew | ๐Ÿ‡ฌ๐Ÿ‡ญ | 24.63 |

MANAGER

Eric Black | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ณ๓ ฃ๓ ด๓ ฟ | Caretaker

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Aston Villa

GK Brad Guzan | ๐Ÿ‡บ๐Ÿ‡ธ | ๐Ÿ”ด |
CB Micah Richards | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ | ๐Ÿ” |
CB Joleon Lescott | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ |
RB Aly Cissokho | ๐Ÿ‡ซ๐Ÿ‡ท |
RB Alan Hutton | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ณ๓ ฃ๓ ด๓ ฟ | ๐ŸŸจ |
M Ashley Westwood | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ | โšฝ | โšฝ |
M Carlos Sรกnchez | ๐Ÿ‡จ๐Ÿ‡ด | ๐Ÿ” |
M Idrissa Gueye | ๐Ÿ‡ธ๐Ÿ‡ณ | ๐ŸŸจ |
M Leandro Bacuna | ๐Ÿ‡จ๐Ÿ‡ผ |
W Scott Sinclair | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ |
F Jordan Ayew | ๐Ÿ‡ฌ๐Ÿ‡ญ | ๐Ÿ” |

MANAGER

Ronald Koeman | ๐Ÿ‡ณ๐Ÿ‡ฑ |

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Southampton

GK Fraser Forster | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ |
LB Ryan Bertrand | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ |
CB Josรฉ Fonte | ๐Ÿ‡ต๐Ÿ‡น |
CB Virgil van Dijk | ๐Ÿ‡ณ๐Ÿ‡ฑ |
RB Cรฉdric Soares | ๐Ÿ‡ต๐Ÿ‡น |
M Steven Davis (ex) | ๐Ÿ‡ฌ๐Ÿ‡ง |
M Victor Wanyama | ๐Ÿ‡ฐ๐Ÿ‡ช | ๐Ÿ” |
M Oriel Romeu | ๐Ÿ‡ช๐Ÿ‡ธ |
W Duลกan Tadiฤ‡ | ๐Ÿ‡ท๐Ÿ‡ธ | โšฝ | โšฝ |
CF Shane Long | ๐Ÿ‡ฎ๐Ÿ‡ช | โšฝ |
CF Jay Rodriguez | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ | ๐Ÿ” |

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SUBSTITUTES

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๐Ÿ” CB Kevin Toner | ๐Ÿ‡ฎ๐Ÿ‡ช | ๐ŸŸข | ๐Ÿ”ฅ | for CB Micah Richards | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ | 46โ€™ |
๐Ÿ” CF Rudy Gestede | ๐Ÿ‡ง๐Ÿ‡ฏ | for F Jordan Ayew | ๐Ÿ‡ฌ๐Ÿ‡ญ | 59โ€™ |
๐Ÿ” M Jack Grealish | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ | for M Carlos Sรกnchez | ๐Ÿ‡จ๐Ÿ‡ด | 68โ€™ |

SUBSTITUTES

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๐Ÿ” | M Jordy Clasie | ๐Ÿ‡ณ๐Ÿ‡ฑ | for M Victor Wanyama | ๐Ÿ‡ฐ๐Ÿ‡ช | 46โ€™ |
๐Ÿ” | W Sadio Manรฉ | ๐Ÿ‡ธ๐Ÿ‡ณ | โšฝ | for CF Jay Rodriguez | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ | 70โ€™ |

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UNUSED SUBSTITUTES

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GK Mark Bunn | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ |
M Jordan Veretout | ๐Ÿ‡ซ๐Ÿ‡ท |
M Jordan Lyden | ๐Ÿ‡ฆ๐Ÿ‡บ |
W Carles Gil | ๐Ÿ‡ช๐Ÿ‡ธ |

UNUSED SUBSTITUTES

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GK Maarten Stekelenburg | ๐Ÿ‡ณ๐Ÿ‡ฑ |
CB Maya Yoshida | ๐Ÿ‡ฏ๐Ÿ‡ต |
CB Cuco Martina | ๐Ÿ‡จ๐Ÿ‡ผ |
M James Ward-Prowse | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ |
CF Graziano Pellรจ | ๐Ÿ‡ฎ๐Ÿ‡น |

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SQUAD STATS

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1st XI Cost: ยฃ39.42m
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: โญ•/11
Subs Cost: ยฃ7.65m
Team Cost: ยฃ47.07m
Squad Cost: ยฃ59.85m
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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GK Brad Guzan | ๐Ÿ‡บ๐Ÿ‡ธ | ยฃ0.90m |
GK Mark Bunn | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ | Free |

CB Joleon Lescott | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ | ยฃ1.26m |
CB Kevin Toner | ๐Ÿ‡ฎ๐Ÿ‡ช | Youth |
CB Micah Richards | 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 |

M Jordan Veretout | ๐Ÿ‡ซ๐Ÿ‡ท | ยฃ9.00m |
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 |
M Jordan Lyden | ๐Ÿ‡ฆ๐Ÿ‡บ | Youth |

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

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1st XI Cost: ยฃ95.08m
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: โญ•/11
Subs Cost: ยฃ32.86m
Team Cost: ยฃ127.94m
Squad Cost: ยฃ141.17m
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 : 5/18
Homegrown: 1/18

MATCHDAY SQUAD

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Southampton field a breathtakingly expensive side for a club who only recently returned to the top flight after a previous financial catastrophe as ยฃ141m worth of players line up for the South coast side at Villa Park.

GK Fraser Forster | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ | ยฃ10.81m |
GK Maarten Stekelenburg | ๐Ÿ‡ณ๐Ÿ‡ฑ | Loan |

LB Ryan Bertrand (ex) | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ | ยฃ11.50m |
RB Cรฉdric Soares | ๐Ÿ‡ต๐Ÿ‡น | ยฃ6.05m |

CB Virgil van Dijk | ๐Ÿ‡ณ๐Ÿ‡ฑ | ยฃ13.58m |
CB Maya Yoshida | ๐Ÿ‡ฏ๐Ÿ‡ต | ยฃ2.42m |
CB Cuco Martina | ๐Ÿ‡จ๐Ÿ‡ผ | ยฃ1.30m |
CB Josรฉ Fonte | ๐Ÿ‡ต๐Ÿ‡น | ยฃ1.21m |

M Jordy Clasie | ๐Ÿ‡ณ๐Ÿ‡ฑ | ยฃ12.97m |
M Victor Wanyama | ๐Ÿ‡ฐ๐Ÿ‡ช | ยฃ12.54m |
M Oriel Romeu | ๐Ÿ‡ช๐Ÿ‡ธ | ยฃ6.05m |
M Steven Davis (ex) | ๐Ÿ‡ฌ๐Ÿ‡ง | ยฃ0.86m |
M James Ward-Prowse | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ | Youth |

W Sadio Manรฉ | ๐Ÿ‡ธ๐Ÿ‡ณ | ยฃ19.89m |
W Duลกan Tadiฤ‡ | ๐Ÿ‡ท๐Ÿ‡ธ | ยฃ12.11m |

CF Shane Long | ๐Ÿ‡ฎ๐Ÿ‡ช | ยฃ12.89m |
CF Graziano Pellรจ | ๐Ÿ‡ฎ๐Ÿ‡น | ยฃ9.51m |
CF Jay Rodriguez | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ | ยฃ7.48m |

UNAVAILABLE

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Injury | 4 |
LB Jordan Amavi | ๐Ÿ‡ซ๐Ÿ‡ท |
CF Libor Kozรกk | ๐Ÿ‡จ๐Ÿ‡ฟ |
CB Ciaran Clark | ๐Ÿ‡ฎ๐Ÿ‡ช |
LB Kieran Richardson | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ |

Out on Loan | 8 |
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
LB Joe Bennett | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ | Wednesday
FB Josรฉ รngel Crespo | ๐Ÿ‡ช๐Ÿ‡ธ | Vallecano
F Jerell Sellars | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ | Wycombe

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

๐ŸŸข CB Kevin Toner | ๐Ÿ‡ฎ๐Ÿ‡ช |

FINAL APPEARANCES

๐Ÿ”ด GK Brad Guzan | ๐Ÿ‡บ๐Ÿ‡ธ | 2008-16 | ๐Ÿ•’ 171 | 170 (1) | โšฝ 0 | ๐Ÿ”ฅ 1 | ๐Ÿ‡บ 170 | #812 |

MATCH STATS

Possession F | 38%
Possession A | 62%
Shots F | 11
Shots A | 9
Shots on Target F | 5
Shots on Target A | 5
Corners F | 6
Corners A | 11
Fouls F | 8
Fouls A | 9

MATCH QUOTES

โ€œWe created more chances. We had two or three chances, and if weโ€™d taken them, we might have got something. But if we have to score five goals at home to win a game, then weโ€™re going to be in for a tough challenge. We did get a response under difficult circumstances, but it wasnโ€™t enough to win the game. โ€œWe conceded poor goals that put us on the back foot. There was a response, and credit for that, but on the day it wasnโ€™t enough. โ€œThe fans are entitled to vent their displeasure. Itโ€™s not an ideal atmosphere, but itโ€™s understandable, given the circumstances. We have to continue to be professional.โ€ Eric Black, Saturday, 23 April 2016.

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