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Game #5344

Aston Villa

Saturday, 30 April 2016

Lost

20th (-)

Last 5: ๐ŸŸฅ ๐ŸŸฅ ๐ŸŸฅ ๐ŸŸฅ ๐ŸŸฅ

Premier League

Watford

Attendance: 20,653

Vicarage Road

Watford

3-2

Aston Villa

Assist(s) | Ashley Westwood | 28โ€™ | Rudy Gestede | 48โ€™ |

MATCH SUMMARY

Villa lose for the twenty sixth time in thirty six Premier League games.

KEY MAN

Villa take the lead in a match for the second time in 2016 but Ciaran Clark's header is of little consequence as Villa lose for the twenty sixth time in thirty six Premier League games, Saturday, 30 April 2016.

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MATCH TIMELINE

Saturday, 30 April 2016

โšฝ | 28โ€™ Goal, 1-0, Ciaran Clark, Assist by Ashley Westwood
๐ŸŸจ | 41โ€™ Booking, Leandro Bacuna
๐ŸŸจ | 45โ€™+1 Booking, Idrissa Gueye
๐Ÿฅ… | 45โ€™+2 Goal, 1-1, (Watford), Alman Abdi
๐Ÿ•’ | HT Watford 1-1 Aston Villa
โšฝ | 48โ€™ Goal, 2-1, Jordan Ayew, Assist by Rudy Gestede
๐ŸŸฅ | 73โ€™ Sending off, Aly Cissokho
๐ŸŸจ | 77โ€™ Booking, Mark Bunn
๐Ÿ” | 79โ€™ Sub off, Jordan Ayew, Sub on, Carlos Sรกnchez
๐Ÿ” | 88โ€™ Sub off, Idrissa Gueye, Sub on, Scott Sinclair
๐Ÿฅ… | 90โ€™ Goal, 2-2, (Watford), Troy Deeney
๐Ÿฅ… | 90โ€™+3 Goal, 3-2, (Watford), Troy Deeney
๐Ÿ•’ | FT Watford 3-2 Aston Villa

ON THIS DAY

Eric Black loses his fifth game in charge as caretaker manager and Villa make it eleven consecutive defeats, their twenty seven loss in forty two games this season.

As a result, Villa equalled their worst ever run of consecutive league losses in a season having previously suffered a similar run in the 1962-63 League Division One season.

Villa finished 15th that season, retaining their top flight status, as manager Joe Mercer had collected sufficient points earlier in the season.

The 2015-16 team could boast no such safety net.

The 1962-63 team scored 5 and conceded 27 over their 11 game losing run.

The 2015-16 team also hit 5 but conceded 32 - almost 3 goals per game from Sunday, 14 February 2016 to Saturday, 30 April 2016.

This was then comfortably the worst ever League run in Villaโ€™s long history.

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

Watford

European Cup / Champions League: โŒ
League Champions: โŒ
FA Cup Winners: โŒ
League Cup Winners: โŒ
Last Trophy: โŒ

FIXTURE HISTORY

Watford

Previous 5 vs. Watford: ๐ŸŸฉ ๐ŸŸฉ ๐ŸŸจ ๐ŸŸฉ ๐ŸŸฅ

FIXTURE DETAILS

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Season | 2015-16 |
Matchday | #42 |
League Game | #36 |
Manager Game | #5 |
Saturday, 30 April 2016

MATCH SUMMARY

Manager: Eric Black (Caretaker) | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ณ๓ ฃ๓ ด๓ ฟ | Bellshill, 2016
Referee:ย Anthony Taylor | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ | Wythenshaw, 2006-
Kick off: 3.00pm
HT Score: ๐ŸŸจ 1-1
FT Score: ๐ŸŸฅ 2-3
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•’ 5 | ๐ŸŸฉ | 0 ๐ŸŸจ | 0 ๐ŸŸฅ 5 | 0.00

Villa Career Form:

Relegation

MATCH OFFICIALS

Referee:ย Anthony Taylor | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ | Wythenshaw, 2006-
Matches Officiated: 18
๐ŸŸฉ : 7
๐ŸŸจ : 3
๐ŸŸฅ : 8
๐Ÿ†˜ : 2
Previous 5: ๐ŸŸฅ ๐ŸŸฅ ๐ŸŸฉ ๐ŸŸจ ๐ŸŸฅ
Last Match: ๐ŸŸฅ 13 Mar 16, Villa 0-2 Spurs (h)
Cards: ๐ŸŸฅ ๐ŸŸจ ๐ŸŸจ ๐ŸŸจ ๐ŸŸจ ๐ŸŸจ
Assistants: Scott Ledger, Stephen Child

ALL THE MATCHES REFEREED BY:

CARDS

Villa

๐ŸŸฅ ๐ŸŸจ ๐ŸŸจ ๐ŸŸจ

Watford

๐ŸŸจ ๐ŸŸจ

TEAM NEWS

Mark Bunn, Ciaran Clark, Rudy Gestede and Kevin Toner (first start) are recalled as Brad Guzan, Micah Richards, Scott Sinclair and Carlos Sรกnchez are dropped.

TEAM STATS

Starting XI Average Age: | 28.15 |
Oldest Player: CB Joleon Lescott | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ | 33.73 |
Youngest Player: F Jordan Ayew | ๐Ÿ‡ฌ๐Ÿ‡ญ | 24.65 |

MANAGER

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

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Aston Villa

GK Mark Bunn | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ | ๐ŸŸจ |
RB Aly Cissokho | ๐Ÿ‡ซ๐Ÿ‡ท | ๐ŸŸฅ |
RB Alan Hutton | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ณ๓ ฃ๓ ด๓ ฟ |
CB Ciaran Clark | ๐Ÿ‡ฎ๐Ÿ‡ช | โšฝ |
CB Joleon Lescott | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ |
CB Kevin Toner | ๐Ÿ‡ฎ๐Ÿ‡ช |
M Ashley Westwood | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ | ๐Ÿ”ฅ |
M Idrissa Gueye | ๐Ÿ‡ธ๐Ÿ‡ณ | ๐ŸŸจ | ๐Ÿ” |
M Leandro Bacuna | ๐Ÿ‡จ๐Ÿ‡ผ | ๐ŸŸจ |
F Jordan Ayew | ๐Ÿ‡ฌ๐Ÿ‡ญ | โšฝ | ๐Ÿ” |
CF Rudy Gestede | ๐Ÿ‡ง๐Ÿ‡ฏ | ๐Ÿ”ฅ |

MANAGER

Quique Sรกnchez Flores | ๐Ÿ‡ช๐Ÿ‡ธ |

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Watford

GK Heurelho Gomes | ๐Ÿ‡ง๐Ÿ‡ท |
CB Miguel Britos | ๐Ÿ‡บ๐Ÿ‡พ |
CB Craig Cathcart | ๐Ÿ‡ฌ๐Ÿ‡ง |
CB Mario Suรกrez | ๐Ÿ‡ช๐Ÿ‡ธ |
RB Juan Carlos Paredes | ๐Ÿ‡ช๐Ÿ‡จ | ๐Ÿ” |
M Josรฉ Manuel Jurado | ๐Ÿ‡ช๐Ÿ‡ธ | ๐Ÿ” |
M Ikechi Anya | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ณ๓ ฃ๓ ด๓ ฟ |
M Alman Abdi |๐Ÿ‡จ๐Ÿ‡ญ| โšฝ | ๐ŸŸจ |
M Ben Watson | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ |
CF Troy Deeney | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ | โšฝ | โšฝ |
CF Odion Ighalo | ๐Ÿ‡ณ๐Ÿ‡ฌ |

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SUBSTITUTES

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๐Ÿ” M Carlos Sรกnchez | ๐Ÿ‡จ๐Ÿ‡ด | for F Jordan Ayew | ๐Ÿ‡ฌ๐Ÿ‡ญ | 79โ€™ |
๐Ÿ” W Scott Sinclair | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ | for M Idrissa Gueye | ๐Ÿ‡ธ๐Ÿ‡ณ | 88โ€™ |

SUBSTITUTES

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๐Ÿ” | W Steven Berghuis | ๐Ÿ‡ณ๐Ÿ‡ฑ | ๐ŸŸจ | for RB Juan Carlos Paredes | ๐Ÿ‡ช๐Ÿ‡จ | 57โ€™ |
๐Ÿ” | W Nordin Amrabat | ๐Ÿ‡ฒ๐Ÿ‡ฆ | for M Josรฉ Manuel Jurado | ๐Ÿ‡ช๐Ÿ‡ธ | 71โ€™ |

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UNUSED SUBSTITUTES

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GK Brad Guzan | ๐Ÿ‡บ๐Ÿ‡ธ |
CB Micah Richards | 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 |
W Carles Gil | ๐Ÿ‡ช๐Ÿ‡ธ |

UNUSED SUBSTITUTES

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GK Costel Pantilimon | ๐Ÿ‡ท๐Ÿ‡ด |
CB Nathan Akรฉ | ๐Ÿ‡ณ๐Ÿ‡ฑ |
CB Sebastian Prรถdl | ๐Ÿ‡ฆ๐Ÿ‡น |
RB Allan Nyom | ๐Ÿ‡จ๐Ÿ‡ฒ |
M Adlรจne Guรฉdioura | ๐Ÿ‡ฉ๐Ÿ‡ฟ |

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SQUAD STATS

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1st XI Cost: ยฃ37.62m
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 : 4/11
Homegrown: 2/11
Subs Cost: ยฃ8.55m
Team Cost: ยฃ46.17m
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 |

RB Alan Hutton | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ณ๓ ฃ๓ ด๓ ฟ | ยฃ4.05m |
RB Aly Cissokho | ๐Ÿ‡ซ๐Ÿ‡ท | ยฃ2.25m |

CB Joleon Lescott | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ | ยฃ1.26m |
CB Ciaran Clark | ๐Ÿ‡ฎ๐Ÿ‡ช | Youth |
CB Kevin Toner | 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‡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 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: ยฃ19.57m
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: ยฃ12.88m
Team Cost: ยฃ32.45m
Squad Cost: ยฃ32.45m
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: โญ•/18

MATCHDAY SQUAD

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GK Costel Pantilimon | ๐Ÿ‡ท๐Ÿ‡ด | Free |
GK Heurelho Gomes | ๐Ÿ‡ง๐Ÿ‡ท | Free |

RB Juan Carlos Paredes | ๐Ÿ‡ช๐Ÿ‡จ | Free |
RB Allan Nyom | ๐Ÿ‡จ๐Ÿ‡ฒ | Free |

CB Mario Suรกrez | ๐Ÿ‡ช๐Ÿ‡ธ | ยฃ4.58m |
CB Miguel Britos | ๐Ÿ‡บ๐Ÿ‡พ | Free |
CB Craig Cathcart | ๐Ÿ‡ฌ๐Ÿ‡ง | Free |
CB Sebastian Prรถdl | ๐Ÿ‡ฆ๐Ÿ‡น | Free |
CB Nathan Akรฉ | ๐Ÿ‡ณ๐Ÿ‡ฑ | Loan |

M Josรฉ Manuel Jurado | ๐Ÿ‡ช๐Ÿ‡ธ | ยฃ7.44m |
M Ikechi Anya | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ณ๓ ฃ๓ ด๓ ฟ | Free |
M Alman Abdi |๐Ÿ‡จ๐Ÿ‡ญ| Free |
M Ben Watson | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ | Free |
M Adlรจne Guรฉdioura | ๐Ÿ‡ฉ๐Ÿ‡ฟ | Free |

W Nordin Amrabat | ๐Ÿ‡ฒ๐Ÿ‡ฆ | ยฃ7.26m |
W Steven Berghuis | ๐Ÿ‡ณ๐Ÿ‡ฑ | ยฃ5.62m |

CF Odion Ighalo | ๐Ÿ‡ณ๐Ÿ‡ฌ | ยฃ6.92m |
CF Troy Deeney | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ | ยฃ0.63m |

UNAVAILABLE

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Injury | 2 |
LB Jordan Amavi | ๐Ÿ‡ซ๐Ÿ‡ท |
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

FINAL APPEARANCES

MATCH STATS

Possession F | 39%
Possession A | 61%
Shots F | 2
Shots A | 9
Shots on Target F | 0
Shots on Target A | 3
Corners F | 4
Corners A | 8
Fouls F | 9
Fouls A | 14

MATCH QUOTES

โ€œThe players have been criticised, and justifiably so, but not today. Ultimately of course you need to win games but there was a lot to be encouraged by. โ€œItโ€™s a fantastic football club with fantastic supporters and maybe itโ€™s just one little step towards getting the supporters back on side. โ€œI thought the effort of the players was outstanding, they showed desire and hunger but the sending-off changes the whole context of the game. โ€œAt 2-1 up, I thought we looked like the team who were going to score again. The key moment is the sending off.โ€ Eric Black, Saturday, 30 April 2016.

MATCH REPORT