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Game #5350

Aston Villa

Tuesday, 16 August 2016

Drew

12th (-1)

Last 5: ๐ŸŸฅ ๐ŸŸฅ ๐ŸŸฅ ๐ŸŸฉ ๐ŸŸจ

Championship

Attendance: 34,924

Huddersfield Town

Villa Park

Villa make it one defeat, a win and a draw in Roberto Di Matteo's first three Championship games.

Aston Villa

1-1

Huddersfield Town

Assist(s) | Jack Grealish | 25โ€™ |

KEY MAN

Ross McCormack scores his first for Villa but they can only draw to leave them eleventh in the early Championship table, 16 August 2016

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MATCH TIMELINE

Tuesday, 16 August 2016

โšฝ | 25โ€™ Goal, 1-0, Ross McCormack, Jack Grealish
๐Ÿ•’ | HT Aston Villa 1-0 Huddersfield Town
๐ŸŸจ | 54โ€™ Booking, Aaron Tshibola
๐ŸŸจ | 68โ€™ Booking, Tommy Elphick
๐ŸŸจ | 75โ€™ Booking, Leandro Bacuna
๐Ÿ” | 79โ€™ Sub off, Ross McCormack, Sub on, Andrรฉ Green
๐Ÿฅ… | 86โ€™ Goal, 1-1, (Huddersfield Town), Michael Hefele
๐Ÿ” | 86โ€™ Sub off, Aaron Tshibola, Sub on, Gary Gardner
๐Ÿ•’ | FT Aston Villa 1-1 Huddersfield Town

ON THIS DAY

The game, despite Ross McCormack's first goal for the club, a disappointing home draw that left Villa 11th in the table, was overshadowed by the news that Dalian Atkinson had been murdered by police officers outside his father's house.

Former Villa midfielder Jonathan Hogg lined up for Huddersfield.

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

Huddersfield Town

European Cup / Champions League: โŒ
League Champions: ๐Ÿ†๐Ÿ†๐Ÿ†
FA Cup Winners: ๐Ÿ†
League Cup Winners: โŒ
Last Trophy: 1925-26

FIXTURE HISTORY

Huddersfield Town

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

FIXTURE DETAILS

Season 2016-17
Matchday | #4 |
League Game | #3 |
Manager Game | #4 |
Tuesday, 16 August 2016

MATCH SUMMARY

Manager: Roberto Di Matteo | ๐Ÿ‡ฎ๐Ÿ‡น | Schaffhausen, Switzerland, 2016
Referee: Scott Duncan | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ | Northumberland, 2012-2020
Kick off: 7.45pm
HT Score: ๐ŸŸฉ 1-0
FT Score: ๐ŸŸจ 1-1
FT Result: ๐ŸŸจ Drew
Last 5: ๐ŸŸฅ ๐ŸŸฅ ๐ŸŸฅ ๐ŸŸฉ ๐ŸŸจ

MANAGERIAL RECORD

Roberto Di Matteo | ๐Ÿ‡ฎ๐Ÿ‡น |

GAMES | WINS | DRAWS | LOSSES | POINTS PER GAME

๐Ÿ•’ 4 | ๐ŸŸฉ | 1 ๐ŸŸจ | 1 ๐ŸŸฅ 2 | 1.00

Career Form:

Relegation

Roberto Di Matteo | ๐Ÿ‡ฎ๐Ÿ‡น |

MATCH OFFICIALS

Referee: Scott Duncan | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ | Northumberland, 2012-2020
Previous 5:
Last Match: None
Cards: ๐ŸŸจ ๐ŸŸจ ๐ŸŸจ ๐ŸŸจ
Assistants: Daniel Robathan, Philip Dermott

Scott Duncan

CARDS

Villa

๐ŸŸจ ๐ŸŸจ ๐ŸŸจ

Huddersfield Town

๐ŸŸจ

TEAM NEWS

Roberto Di Matteo named an unchanged line up from the team that beat Rotherham last time out.

TEAM STATS

Starting XI Average Age: | 25.79 |
Oldest Player: F Ross McCormack | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ณ๓ ฃ๓ ด๓ ฟ | 30.02 |
Youngest Player: M Jack Grealish | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ | 20.95 |

MANAGER

MANAGER

Roberto Di Matteo | ๐Ÿ‡ฎ๐Ÿ‡น |

David Wagner | ๐Ÿ‡บ๐Ÿ‡ธ | ๐Ÿ‡ฉ๐Ÿ‡ช |

Aston Villa

GK Pierluigi Gollini | ๐Ÿ‡ฎ๐Ÿ‡น |
LB Aly Cissokho | ๐Ÿ‡ซ๐Ÿ‡ท |
CB Tommy Elphick | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ | ๐ŸŸจ |
CB James Chester | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ท๓ ฌ๓ ณ๓ ฟ |
M Aaron Tshibola | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ | ๐ŸŸจ | ๐Ÿ” |
M Jack Grealish | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ | ๐Ÿ”ฅ |
M Ashley Westwood | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ |
M Leandro Bacuna | ๐Ÿ‡จ๐Ÿ‡ผ | ๐ŸŸจ |
F Jordan Ayew | ๐Ÿ‡ฌ๐Ÿ‡ญ |
F Ross McCormack | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ณ๓ ฃ๓ ด๓ ฟ | โšฝ | ๐Ÿ” |
F Rudy Gestede | ๐Ÿ‡ง๐Ÿ‡ฏ |

Huddersfield Town

GK Danny Ward | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ท๓ ฌ๓ ณ๓ ฟ |
LB Chris Lรถwe | ๐Ÿ‡ฉ๐Ÿ‡ช | ๐Ÿ” |
CB Mark Hudson | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ | ๐ŸŸจ |
CB Christopher Schindler | ๐Ÿ‡ฉ๐Ÿ‡ช |
RB Tommy Smith | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ |
M Jonathan Hogg (ex) | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ |
M Aaron Mooy | ๐Ÿ‡ฆ๐Ÿ‡บ |
M Jack Payne | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ | ๐Ÿ” |
W Rajiv van La Parra | ๐Ÿ‡ณ๐Ÿ‡ฑ |
W Joe Lolley | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ | ๐Ÿ” |
W Elias Kachunga | ๐Ÿ‡จ๐Ÿ‡ฉ |

SUBSTITUTES

๐Ÿ” W Andrรฉ Green | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ | for F Ross McCormack | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ณ๓ ฃ๓ ด๓ ฟ | 79โ€™ |
๐Ÿ” M Gary Gardner | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ | for M Aaron Tshibola | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ | 86โ€™ |

SUBSTITUTES

๐Ÿ” | W Sean Scannell | ๐Ÿ‡ฎ๐Ÿ‡ช | for W Joe Lolley | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ | 46โ€™ |
๐Ÿ” | CF Nakhi Wells | ๐Ÿ‡ง๐Ÿ‡ฒ | for M Jack Payne | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ | 56โ€™ |
๐Ÿ” | CB Michael Hefele | ๐Ÿ‡ฉ๐Ÿ‡ช | โšฝ | for LB Chris Lรถwe | ๐Ÿ‡ฉ๐Ÿ‡ช | 86โ€™ |

UNUSED SUBSTITUTES

GK Mark Bunn | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ |
CB Nathan Baker | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ |
CB Micah Richards | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ |
RB Alan Hutton | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ณ๓ ฃ๓ ด๓ ฟ |
LB Jordan Amavi | ๐Ÿ‡ซ๐Ÿ‡ท |

UNUSED SUBSTITUTES

GK Joel Coleman | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ |
CB Martin Cranie | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ |
M Dean Whitehead | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ |
M Kasey Palmer | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ |

SQUAD STATS

1st XI Cost: ยฃ58.87m
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: ยฃ0.00m
Team Cost: ยฃ58.87m
Squad Cost: ยฃ72.82m
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 : 12/18
Homegrown: 4/18

MATCHDAY SQUAD

GK Pierluigi Gollini | ๐Ÿ‡ฎ๐Ÿ‡น | ยฃ4.50m |
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 Aly Cissokho | ๐Ÿ‡ซ๐Ÿ‡ท | ยฃ2.25m |

CB James Chester | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ท๓ ฌ๓ ณ๓ ฟ | ยฃ8.37m |
CB Tommy Elphick | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ | ยฃ3.61m |
CB Nathan Baker | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ | Youth |
CB Micah Richards | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ | Free |

M Aaron Tshibola | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ | ยฃ5.31m |
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 Gary Gardner | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ | Youth |

W Andrรฉ Green | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ | Youth |

F Ross McCormack | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ณ๓ ฃ๓ ด๓ ฟ | ยฃ12.87m |
F Jordan Ayew | ๐Ÿ‡ฌ๐Ÿ‡ญ | ยฃ10.80m |
CF Rudy Gestede | ๐Ÿ‡ง๐Ÿ‡ฏ | ยฃ7.65m |

SQUAD STATS

1st XI Cost: ยฃ2.97m
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: ยฃ2.52m
Team Cost: ยฃ5.49m
Squad Cost: ยฃ5.49m
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 : 10/18
Homegrown: โญ•/18

MATCHDAY SQUAD

GK Joel Coleman | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ | Free |
GK Danny Ward | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ท๓ ฌ๓ ณ๓ ฟ | Loan |

RB Tommy Smith | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ | Free |
LB Chris Lรถwe | ๐Ÿ‡ฉ๐Ÿ‡ช | Free |

CB Christopher Schindler | ๐Ÿ‡ฉ๐Ÿ‡ช | ยฃ1.89m |
CB Mark Hudson | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ | Free |
CB Martin Cranie | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ | Free |
CB Michael Hefele | ๐Ÿ‡ฉ๐Ÿ‡ช | Free |

M Aaron Mooy | ๐Ÿ‡ฆ๐Ÿ‡บ | Loan |
M Jonathan Hogg (ex) | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ | Free |
M Jack Payne | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ | Free |
M Dean Whitehead | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ | Free |
M Kasey Palmer | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ | Loan |

W Sean Scannell | ๐Ÿ‡ฎ๐Ÿ‡ช | ยฃ0.97m |
W Rajiv van La Parra | ๐Ÿ‡ณ๐Ÿ‡ฑ | ยฃ0.77m |
W Joe Lolley | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ | ยฃ0.31m |
W Elias Kachunga | ๐Ÿ‡จ๐Ÿ‡ฉ | Loan |

CF Nakhi Wells | ๐Ÿ‡ง๐Ÿ‡ฒ | ยฃ1.55m |

UNAVAILABLE

Out on Loan | 5 |
LB Riccardo Calder | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ | Doncaster
W Carles Gil | ๐Ÿ‡ช๐Ÿ‡ธ | Deportivo
CB Easah Suliman | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ | Cheltenham
RB Niall Mason | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ | Doncaster
M Carlos Sรกnchez | ๐Ÿ‡จ๐Ÿ‡ด | Fiorentina

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

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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 | 40%
Possession A | 60%
Shots F | 18
Shots A | 11
Shots on Target F | 5
Shots on Target A | 3
Corners F | 4
Corners A | 6
Fouls F | 10
Fouls A | 13

TABLE

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PROGRAMME

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MATCHDAY QUOTES

Villa boss Roberto Di Matteo:*

โ€œ[Pierluigi Gollini] is obviously disappointed but he is a young keeper who will have to learn from this. You learn from your mistakes, they are experiences, but he is a very strong character as well.

โ€œHe wanted to kick it away and kicked it onto the opposition. Thereโ€™s plenty of space, (James) Chester blocked the Huddersfield player off nicely so there was plenty of space. When the keeper make a mistake itโ€™s usually a goal but he made some great saves as well.

โ€œBut I thought we played a magnificent first half with a lot of intensity and energy on the pitch. We had some good opportunities to score the second goal and kill the game off a little bit. Itโ€™s something we need to improve to be able to win games.โ€

*BBC Sport*
Tuesday, 16 August 2016

*Michael Hefeleโ€™s bizarre late equaliser denied Aston Villa a second straight win and maintained Huddersfield Townโ€™s unbeaten start to the league season.*

Hefele chased down Pierluigi Golliniโ€™s clearance and the ball bounced off his back straight into the empty Villa net.

The hosts had been on course to win after Ross McCormack headed in his first Villa goal before half-time.

Rudy Gestede had chances to extend the lead, before Nahki Wells struck the post as Huddersfield rallied late on.

When McCormack headed in Jack Grealishโ€™s skimmed cross before half-time, Villa were good value for their lead on a emotional night for the club following the death of former player Dalian Atkinson.

Ashley Westwood had fired over from a corner early on, after Jordan Ayewโ€™s decent effort was saved.

Gestede should have made it 2-0 but Huddersfield more than matched the hosts after the break and Elias Kachunga almost scored from an overhead kick, before a combination of Hefeleโ€™s persistence and hesitant Villa defending saw the German level in unusual circumstances.

The result left Huddersfield - who won at Newcastle on Saturday - level on points with leaders Brighton and Norwich in third, three points ahead of Villa.

*Aston Villa manager Roberto Di Matteo:*

โ€œ[Pierluigi Gollini] is obviously disappointed but he is a young keeper who will have to learn from this. You learn from your mistakes, they are experiences, but he is a very strong character as well.

โ€œHe wanted to kick it away and kicked it onto the opposition. Thereโ€™s plenty of space, (James) Chester blocked the Huddersfield player off nicely so there was plenty of space. When the keeper make a mistake itโ€™s usually a goal but he made some great saves as well.

โ€œBut I thought we played a magnificent first half with a lot of intensity and energy on the pitch. We had some good opportunities to score the second goal and kill the game off a little bit. Itโ€™s something we need to improve to be able to win games.โ€
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*BBC Sport*
Tuesday, 16 August 2016

*Aston Villa fans pay tribute to Dalian Atkinson after Taser death*

Aston Villa fans have paid tribute to the clubโ€™s former striker Dalian Atkinson, who died after being shot with a Taser by police.

Supporters held a minuteโ€™s applause 10 minutes into the clubโ€™s Championship game against Huddersfield Town.

Fans at Villa Park also raised umbrellas around the ground in a tribute inspired by a famous celebration when Atkinson netted a memorable goal against Wimbledon.

His death is being investigated.

The Taser was used on the 48-year-old at his fatherโ€™s house in Trench, Telford, in the early hours of Monday.

He went into cardiac arrest on his way to hospital, where he was pronounced dead.

Home fans gathered before the match to honour their former forward, who famously scored the opener in the 1994 League Cup final win over Manchester United.

Supporters chanted his name in the early stages of the game, with the club also paying tribute by before the match.

Villa fans had planned to bring their own umbrellas in reference to Atkinsonโ€™s famous celebration, but the club said health and safety prevented them from allowing such a tribute.

Instead designated members of the clubโ€™s fan squad raised umbrellas in the corner of the pitch.

Many of Atkinsonโ€™s former team-mates and clubs he played for have paid tribute to the ex-striker, described by former manager at Villa and Sheffield Wednesday Ron Atkinson as popular in the dressing room with โ€œterrific abilityโ€.

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