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Game #5357

Aston Villa

Tuesday, 27 September 2016

Drew

17th (-)

Last 5: ๐ŸŸจ ๐ŸŸจ ๐ŸŸจ ๐ŸŸจ ๐ŸŸจ

Championship

Barnsley

Attendance: 15,830

Oakwell

Barnsley

1-1

Aston Villa

Assist(s) | Not recorded

MATCH SUMMARY

Villa's poor start to life in the second tier under Roberto Di Matteo continues as they draw for a fifth successive game and are without a win in eight Championship games to leave them with one win in eleven in all competitions.

KEY MAN

Jordan Ayew - one of the cornerstones of Villa's relegation - scores his first Championship goal as Villa extend their winless run to eight under the hapless Roberto Di Matteo, 27 September 2016

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MATCH TIMELINE

Tuesday, 27 September 2016

๐Ÿ•’ | HT Aston Villa 0-0 Barnsley
๐ŸŸจ | 53โ€™ Booking, Leandro Bacuna
โšฝ | 61โ€™ Goal, 1-0, Jordan Ayew
๐ŸŸจ | 63โ€™ Booking, Mile Jedinak
๐ŸŸจ | 68โ€™ Booking, Aaron Tshibola
๐Ÿ” | 75โ€™ Sub off, Aaron Tshibola, Sub on, Ashley Westwood
๐Ÿ” | 75โ€™ Sub off, Albert Adomah, Sub on, Rudy Gestede
๐Ÿฅ… | 90โ€™ Goal, 1-1, (Barnsley), Sam Winnall
๐Ÿ•’ | FT Aston Villa 1-1 Barnsley

ON THIS DAY

One win in ten league games and a seventh draw in eight leave Roberto Di Matteo's side floundering in 17th with little sign that the spark needed to kick start the season will be coming any time soon.

Despite a raft of new signings - Pierluigi Gollini, Tommy Elphick, Aaron Tshibola, James Chester, Mile Jedinak, Jonathan Kodjia, Ritchie De Laet and Albert Adomah - the culture of under achievement that had become so ingrained in the club over successive seasons was preventing a fresh start.

Ironically, although a failure to hold onto a lead was not a rare occurrence under Roberto Di Matteo, it was the substitutions of the old guard for the new guard that saw Villa concede a late equaliser once again.

Without significant further culling of the relegation infected squad inherited from 2015-16 there was little sign or expectation that Villa could turn a corner and look up the Championship table.

Future Villa midfielder Conor Hourihane lined up for Barnsley with future Villa right back James Bree on the bench for the Tykes.

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

Barnsley

European Cup / Champions League: โŒ
League Champions: โŒ
FA Cup Winners: ๐Ÿ†
League Cup Winners: โŒ
Last Trophy: 1911-12

FIXTURE HISTORY

Barnsley

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

FIXTURE DETAILS

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Season | 2016-17 |
Matchday | #11 |
League Game | #10 |
Manager Game | #11 |
Tuesday, 27 September 2016

MATCH SUMMARY

Manager: Roberto Di Matteo | ๐Ÿ‡ฎ๐Ÿ‡น | Schaffhausen, Switzerland, 2016
Referee: James Adcock | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ | Nottinghamshire, 2011-
Kick off: 7.45pm
HT Score: ๐ŸŸจ 0-0
FT Score: ๐ŸŸจ 1-1
FT Result: ๐ŸŸจ Drew
Last 5: ๐ŸŸจ ๐ŸŸจ ๐ŸŸจ ๐ŸŸจ ๐ŸŸจ

MANAGERIAL RECORD

Roberto Di Matteo | ๐Ÿ‡ฎ๐Ÿ‡น |

GAMES | WINS | DRAWS | LOSSES | POINTS PER GAME

๐Ÿ•’ 11 | ๐ŸŸฉ | 1 ๐ŸŸจ | 7 ๐ŸŸฅ 3 | 0.91

Villa Career Form:

Relegation

MATCH OFFICIALS

Referee: James Adcock | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ | Nottinghamshire, 2011-
Matches Officiated: 2
๐ŸŸฉ : 1
๐ŸŸจ : 1
๐ŸŸฅ : 0
๐Ÿ†˜ : 0
Previous 5: ๐ŸŸฉ
Last Match: ๐ŸŸฉ 28 Aug 12, Villa 3-0 Tranmere (h)
Cards: ๐ŸŸจ ๐ŸŸจ ๐ŸŸจ ๐ŸŸจ ๐ŸŸจ ๐ŸŸจ ๐ŸŸจ
Assistants: Nicholas Hopton, Mark Jones

ALL THE MATCHES REFEREED BY:

CARDS

Villa

๐ŸŸจ ๐ŸŸจ ๐ŸŸจ

Barnsley

๐ŸŸจ ๐ŸŸจ ๐ŸŸจ ๐ŸŸจ

TEAM NEWS

Jack Grealish returns after serving his Roberto Di Matteo suspension, whilst Aaron Tshibolaโ€™s late equaliser in the previous game earns him a starting spot.

The injured Nathan Baker drops out along with Ashley Westwood and Jordan Amavi (injury) with Aly Cissokho returning.

TEAM STATS

Starting XI Average Age: | 26.21 |
Oldest Player: M Mile Jedinak | ๐Ÿ‡ฆ๐Ÿ‡บ | 32.17 |
Youngest Player: M Jack Grealish | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ | 21.06 |

MANAGER

Roberto Di Matteo | ๐Ÿ‡ฎ๐Ÿ‡น |

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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 |
CB James Chester | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ท๓ ฌ๓ ณ๓ ฟ |
M Mile Jedinak | ๐Ÿ‡ฆ๐Ÿ‡บ | ๐ŸŸจ |
M Aaron Tshibola | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ | ๐ŸŸจ | ๐Ÿ” |
M Jack Grealish | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ |
W Albert Adomah | ๐Ÿ‡ฌ๐Ÿ‡ญ | ๐Ÿ” |
M Leandro Bacuna | ๐Ÿ‡จ๐Ÿ‡ผ | ๐ŸŸจ |
F Jordan Ayew | ๐Ÿ‡ฌ๐Ÿ‡ญ | โšฝ |
CF Jonathan Kodjia | ๐Ÿ‡จ๐Ÿ‡ฎ |

MANAGER

Paul Heckingbottom | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ |

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Barnsley

GK Adam Davies | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ท๓ ฌ๓ ณ๓ ฟ |
CB Marc Roberts | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ |
CB Angus MacDonald | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ | ๐ŸŸจ |
CB Cole Kpekawa | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ | ๐ŸŸจ |
RB Andy Yiadom | ๐Ÿ‡ฌ๐Ÿ‡ญ | ๐ŸŸจ |
M Josh Scowen | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ |
M Samy Morsy | ๐Ÿ‡ช๐Ÿ‡ฌ | ๐ŸŸจ | ๐Ÿ” |
M Conor Hourihane | ๐Ÿ‡ฎ๐Ÿ‡ช |
W Marley Watkins | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ท๓ ฌ๓ ณ๓ ฟ | ๐Ÿ” |
W Ryan Kent | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ |
CF Tom Bradshaw | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ท๓ ฌ๓ ณ๓ ฟ | ๐Ÿ” |

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Not necessarily indicative of the actual matchday formation

SUBSTITUTES

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๐Ÿ” M Ashley Westwood | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ | for M Aaron Tshibola | 75โ€™ |
๐Ÿ” CF Rudy Gestede | ๐Ÿ‡ง๐Ÿ‡ฏ | for W Albert Adomah | 87โ€™ |

SUBSTITUTES

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๐Ÿ” | CF Sam Winnall | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ | โšฝ | for M Samy Morsy | ๐Ÿ‡ช๐Ÿ‡ฌ | 67โ€™ |
๐Ÿ” | CF Adam Armstrong | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ | for CF Tom Bradshaw | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ท๓ ฌ๓ ณ๓ ฟ | 67โ€™ |
๐Ÿ” | W Adam Hammill | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ | for W Marley Watkins | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ท๓ ฌ๓ ณ๓ ฟ | 72โ€™ |

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UNUSED SUBSTITUTES

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GK Mark Bunn | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ |
CB Nathan Baker | 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 |
F Ross McCormack | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ณ๓ ฃ๓ ด๓ ฟ |

UNUSED SUBSTITUTES

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GK Nick Townsend | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ |
RB James Bree | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ |
CB Adam Jackson | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ |
M Elliot Lee | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ |

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SQUAD STATS

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1st XI Cost: ยฃ62.55m
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: ยฃ9.90m
Team Cost: ยฃ72.45m
Squad Cost: ยฃ99.27m
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 : 9/18
Homegrown: 2/18

MATCHDAY SQUAD

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Roberto Di Matteo fields a squad costing a barely believable ยฃ91m but still cannot improve on one win in ten.

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 | ยฃ3.51m |
CB Nathan Baker | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ | Youth |

M Aaron Tshibola | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ | ยฃ5.31m |
M Mile Jedinak | ๐Ÿ‡ฆ๐Ÿ‡บ | ยฃ4.14m |
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 Albert Adomah | ๐Ÿ‡ฌ๐Ÿ‡ญ | ยฃ3.15m |

F Ross McCormack | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ณ๓ ฃ๓ ด๓ ฟ | ยฃ12.87m |
CF Jonathan Kodjia | ๐Ÿ‡จ๐Ÿ‡ฎ | ยฃ11.61m |
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: ยฃ1.34m
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 : 8/11
Homegrown: โญ•/11
Subs Cost: ยฃ0.00m
Team Cost: ยฃ1.34m
Squad Cost: ยฃ1.34m
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 : 15/18
Homegrown: 1/18

MATCHDAY SQUAD

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GK Adam Davies | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ท๓ ฌ๓ ณ๓ ฟ | Free |
GK Nick Townsend | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ | Free |

RB James Bree | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ | Youth |
RB Andy Yiadom | ๐Ÿ‡ฌ๐Ÿ‡ญ | Free |

CB Cole Kpekawa | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ | ยฃ0.46m |
CB Marc Roberts | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ | Free |
CB Angus MacDonald | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ | Free |
CB Adam Jackson | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ | Free |

M Conor Hourihane | ๐Ÿ‡ฎ๐Ÿ‡ช | ยฃ0.21m |
M Josh Scowen | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ | Free |
M Elliot Lee | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ | Free |
M Samy Morsy | ๐Ÿ‡ช๐Ÿ‡ฌ | Loan |

W Adam Hammill | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ | Free |
W Marley Watkins | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ท๓ ฌ๓ ณ๓ ฟ | Free |
W Ryan Kent | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ | Loan |

CF Tom Bradshaw | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ท๓ ฌ๓ ณ๓ ฟ | ยฃ0.67m |
CF Sam Winnall | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ | Free |
CF Adam Armstrong | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ | Loan |

UNAVAILABLE

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Injury | 1 |
LB Ritchie De Laet | ๐Ÿ‡ง๐Ÿ‡ช |

Out on Loan | 7 |
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
M Jordan Veretout | ๐Ÿ‡ซ๐Ÿ‡ท | Saint-ร‰tienne
CB Kevin Toner | ๐Ÿ‡ฎ๐Ÿ‡ช | Walsall

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 | 45%
Possession A | 55%
Shots F | 7
Shots A | 7
Shots on Target F | 5
Shots on Target A | 1
Corners F | 5
Corners A | 9
Fouls F | 15
Fouls A | 14

MATCH QUOTES

"Villa have now drawn their last five league games while the Tykes ended a run of two successive defeats."

MATCH REPORT