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Game #5359

Saturday, 15 October 2016

Attendance: 32,533

Drew

Championship

20th (-1)

Wolverhampton Wanderers

Last 5: ๐ŸŸจ ๐ŸŸจ ๐ŸŸจ ๐ŸŸฅ ๐ŸŸจ

Villa Park

Five years previously the appointment of Steve Bruce would have caused riots in the streets however needs must and the experienced second tier specialist was parachuted in to a free-falling Villa as the club, whether popular or not, had made their first astute managerial appointment in a decade.

Aston Villa

1-1

Wolves

Assist(s) | None

KEY MAN

Jonathan Kodjia scores his second goal for Villa as Steve Bruce makes his debut but Villa draw for the eighth time in ten, 15 October 2016

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MATCH TIMELINE

โšฝ | 15โ€™ Goal, 1-0, Jonathan Kodjia, pen
๐ŸŸจ | 19โ€™ Booking, Jonathan Kodjia,
๐Ÿฅ… | 34โ€™ Goal, 1-1, (Wolverhampton Wanderers, pen), Hรฉlder Costa
๐ŸŸจ | 40โ€™ Booking, Ross McCormack
๐Ÿ•’ | HT Aston Villa 1-1 Wolverhampton Wanderers
๐ŸŸจ | 49โ€™ Booking, James Chester
๐Ÿ” | 55โ€™ Sub off, Mile Jedinak, Sub on, Ashley Westwood
๐Ÿ” | 66โ€™ Sub off, Micah Richards, Sub on, Alan Hutton
๐Ÿ” | 77โ€™ Sub off, Tommy Elphick, Sub on, Nathan Baker
๐Ÿ•’ | FT Aston Villa 1-1 Wolverhampton Wanderers

ON THIS DAY

Jonathan Kodjia scores his second goal of the season in Steve Bruceโ€™s first game in charge but he canโ€™t change the trend as Villa draw for the eighth time in ten games.

Future Villa centre back Kortney Hause lined up for Wolves.

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

Wolverhampton Wanderers

European Cup / Champions League: โŒ
League Champions: ๐Ÿ†๐Ÿ†๐Ÿ†
FA Cup Winners: ๐Ÿ†๐Ÿ†๐Ÿ†๐Ÿ†
League Cup Winners: ๐Ÿ†๐Ÿ†
Last Trophy: 1979-80

FIXTURE HISTORY

Wolverhampton Wanderers

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

FIXTURE DETAILS

Season | 2016-17 |
Matchday | #13 |
League Game | #12 |
Manager Game | #1 |
Saturday, 15 October 2016

MATCH SUMMARY

Manager: Steve Bruce | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ | Northumberland, 2016-2018
Referee:ย David Coote | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ | Nottinghamshire, 2010-
Kick off: 5.30pm
HT Score: ๐ŸŸจ 1-1
FT Score: ๐ŸŸจ 1-1
FT Result: ๐ŸŸจ Drew
Last 5: ๐ŸŸจ ๐ŸŸจ ๐ŸŸจ ๐ŸŸฅ ๐ŸŸจ

MATCH OFFICIALS

Referee:ย David Coote | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ | Nottinghamshire, 2010-
Previous 5: ๐ŸŸฅ
Last Match: ๐ŸŸฅ 4 Jan 14, Villa 1-2 Sheffield United (h)
Cards: ๐ŸŸจ ๐ŸŸจ ๐ŸŸจ ๐ŸŸจ ๐ŸŸจ ๐ŸŸจ
Assistants: Shaun Hudson, James Wilson

CARDS

Villa

๐ŸŸจ ๐ŸŸจ ๐ŸŸจ

Wolverhampton Wanderers

๐ŸŸจ ๐ŸŸจ ๐ŸŸจ

David Coote

TEAM NEWS

In his first game in charge Steve Bruce recalls Pierluigi Gollini, brings semi-permanent absentee Micah Richards in for his first league start since Saturday, 23 April 2016, and recalls Aaron Tshibola and Ross McCormack

Mark Bunn, Jordan Ayew, Ashley Westwood and Alan Hutton make way.

TEAM STATS

Starting XI Average Age: | 27.01 |
Oldest Player: M Mile Jedinak | ๐Ÿ‡ฆ๐Ÿ‡บ | 32.22 |
Youngest Player: M Jack Grealish | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ | 21.11 |

MANAGER

MANAGER

Steve Bruce | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ |

Walter Zenga | ๐Ÿ‡ฎ๐Ÿ‡น |

Aston Villa

GK Pierluigi Gollini | ๐Ÿ‡ฎ๐Ÿ‡น |
LB Aly Cissokho | ๐Ÿ‡ซ๐Ÿ‡ท |
CB Micah Richards | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ | ๐Ÿ” |
CB Tommy Elphick | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ | ๐Ÿ” |
CB James Chester | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ท๓ ฌ๓ ณ๓ ฟ | ๐ŸŸจ |
M Mile Jedinak | ๐Ÿ‡ฆ๐Ÿ‡บ | ๐Ÿ” |
M Aaron Tshibola | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ |
M Jack Grealish | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ |
W Albert Adomah | ๐Ÿ‡ฌ๐Ÿ‡ญ |
CF Jonathan Kodjia | ๐Ÿ‡จ๐Ÿ‡ฎ | โšฝ | ๐ŸŸจ |
F Ross McCormack | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ณ๓ ฃ๓ ด๓ ฟ | ๐ŸŸจ |

Wolverhampton Wanderers

GK Carl Ikeme | ๐Ÿ‡ณ๐Ÿ‡ฌ |
RB Matt Doherty | ๐Ÿ‡ฎ๐Ÿ‡ช |
CB Danny Batth | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ |
CB Conor Coady | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ | ๐ŸŸจ |
CB Domini Iorfa | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ | ๐ŸŸจ |
CB Kortney Hause | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ |
CB Romain Saรฏss | ๐Ÿ‡ฒ๐Ÿ‡ฆ |
M David Edwards | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ท๓ ฌ๓ ณ๓ ฟ | ๐ŸŸจ |
M Prince Onianguรฉ | ๐Ÿ‡จ๐Ÿ‡ฌ | ๐Ÿ” |
W Hรฉlder Costa | ๐Ÿ‡ฆ๐Ÿ‡ด | โšฝ | ๐Ÿ” |
CF Jรณn Dadi Bรถรฐvarsson | ๐Ÿ‡ฎ๐Ÿ‡ธ | ๐Ÿ” |

SUBSTITUTES

๐Ÿ” M Ashley Westwood | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ | for M Mile Jedinak | ๐Ÿ‡ฆ๐Ÿ‡บ | 55โ€™ |
๐Ÿ” RB Alan Hutton | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ณ๓ ฃ๓ ด๓ ฟ | for CB Micah Richards | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ | 66โ€™ |
๐Ÿ” CB Nathan Baker | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ | for CB Tommy Elphick | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ | 77โ€™ |

SUBSTITUTES

๐Ÿ” | CF Nouha Dicko | ๐Ÿ‡ฒ๐Ÿ‡ฑ | for M Prince Onianguรฉ | ๐Ÿ‡จ๐Ÿ‡ฌ | 66โ€™ |
๐Ÿ” | W Ivan Cavaleiro | ๐Ÿ‡ต๐Ÿ‡น | for W Hรฉlder Costa | ๐Ÿ‡ฆ๐Ÿ‡ด | 72โ€™ |
๐Ÿ” | CF Joe Mason | ๐Ÿ‡ฎ๐Ÿ‡ช | for CF Jรณn Dadi Bรถรฐvarsson | ๐Ÿ‡ฎ๐Ÿ‡ธ | 88โ€™ |

UNUSED SUBSTITUTES

GK Mark Bunn | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ |
M Leandro Bacuna | ๐Ÿ‡จ๐Ÿ‡ผ |
F Jordan Ayew | ๐Ÿ‡ฌ๐Ÿ‡ญ |
CF Rudy Gestede | ๐Ÿ‡ง๐Ÿ‡ฏ |

UNUSED SUBSTITUTES

GK Andy Lonergan | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ |
CB Richard Stearman | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ |
M George Saville | ๐Ÿ‡ฌ๐Ÿ‡ง |
M Joรฃo Teixeira | ๐Ÿ‡ต๐Ÿ‡น |

SQUAD STATS

1st XI Cost: ยฃ55.71m
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: ยฃ6.30m
Team Cost: ยฃ62.01m
Squad Cost: ยฃ81.72m
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: 2/18

MATCHDAY SQUAD

GK Pierluigi Gollini | ๐Ÿ‡ฎ๐Ÿ‡น | ยฃ4.50m |
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 |
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 |
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 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

1st XI Cost: ยฃ24.48m
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: 2/11
Subs Cost: ยฃ10.55m
Team Cost: ยฃ35.03m
Squad Cost: ยฃ37.34m
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 : 8/18
Homegrown: 2/18

MATCHDAY SQUAD

GK Andy Lonergan | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ | ยฃ0.26m |
GK Carl Ikeme | ๐Ÿ‡ณ๐Ÿ‡ฌ | Youth |

RB Matt Doherty | ๐Ÿ‡ฎ๐Ÿ‡ช | ยฃ0.08m |

CB Romain Saรฏss | ๐Ÿ‡ฒ๐Ÿ‡ฆ | ยฃ3.46m |
CB Conor Coady | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ | ยฃ2.52m |
CB Richard Stearman | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ | ยฃ0.97m |
CB Danny Batth | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ | Youth |
CB Dominic Iorfa | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ | Free |
CB Kortney Hause | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ | Free |

M Prince Onianguรฉ | ๐Ÿ‡จ๐Ÿ‡ฌ | ยฃ1.90m |
M George Saville | ๐Ÿ‡ฌ๐Ÿ‡ง | ยฃ1.08m |
M David Edwards | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ท๓ ฌ๓ ณ๓ ฟ | ยฃ0.86m |
M Joรฃo Teixeira | ๐Ÿ‡ต๐Ÿ‡น | Loan |

W Hรฉlder Costa | ๐Ÿ‡ฆ๐Ÿ‡ด | ยฃ12.91m |
W Ivan Cavaleiro | ๐Ÿ‡ต๐Ÿ‡น | ยฃ6.88m |

CF Jรณn Dadi Bรถรฐvarsson | ๐Ÿ‡ฎ๐Ÿ‡ธ | ยฃ2.75m |
CF Joe Mason | ๐Ÿ‡ฎ๐Ÿ‡ช | ยฃ3.36m |
CF Nouha Dicko | ๐Ÿ‡ฒ๐Ÿ‡ฑ | ยฃ0.31m |

UNAVAILABLE

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

Not Recorded

Player Abbreviations:

GK : Goalkeeper

LB, RB, FB : Left Back, Right Back, Full Back

CB, D : Centre Back, Defender

M, W : Midfielder. Winger

F, CF : Forward, Centre Forward

๐ŸŸข : Debut ๐Ÿ”ด : Final Game

Symbols:

โšฝ | Goal
๐Ÿ”ฅ | Assist
๐Ÿ” | Substitution

๐ŸŸจ | Booking

๐ŸŸฅ | Sending off

๐Ÿ†˜ | Poor refereeing performance

DEBUT APPEARANCES

FINAL APPEARANCES

MATCH STATS

Possession F | 45%
Possession A | 55%
Shots F | 4
Shots A | 12
Shots on Target F | 3
Shots on Target A | 3
Corners F | 6
Corners A | 5
Fouls F | 16
Fouls A | 16

TABLE

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PROGRAMME

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MATCHDAY QUOTES

*Villa boss Steve Bruce*

โ€œThereโ€™s a lot of work to be done. The hardest part in management is always getting over a relegation. Weโ€™ve now won only four games in 55, which is an alarming statistic, but itโ€™s my job to find a formula to win.

โ€œWe did well with all the late blocks and saves we made, but we tired badly, which was alarming.

โ€œIt would have been nice to bring big Rudy Gestede on, or Jordan Ayew, and make an attacking substitution. But we had two struggling with calf injuries, Micah Richards and Tommy Elphick. Theyโ€™ve now got no chance of making it on Tuesday night (at Reading).โ€

*BBC Sport*
Saturday, 15 October 2016

*New Aston Villa manager Steve Bruce began his reign with a point as the local derby against Wolves ended in a draw.*

But Villa Parkโ€™s fifth home league draw in six games this season could quite easily have ended badly for Bruce.

Villa took the lead through Jonathan Kodjiaโ€™s 15th-minute penalty, only for Wolves to level with a spot-kick of their own from Helder Costa.

And Wolves had enough second-half chances to have won comfortably.

On a day when Bruceโ€™s side began the game in the Championshipโ€™s bottom three thanks to the dayโ€™s earlier results, they ended it in 20th - nine points behind his old club Birmingham City, who occupy the last of the four play-off places.

And the new Villa boss certainly now knows the full size of the job he has taken on.

In a game of penalty decisions, two given, and one not, Wolves had the more raw deal.

Villaโ€™s Jack Grealish had already given a warning of his close control before he got into the penalty area, where he went down under a challenge from Dominic Iorfa - his England Under-21 international team-mate in midweek.

Kodjia converted the penalty, but Wolves levelled just 19 minutes later, also from the spot - a far less controversial decision.

Having left Costa alone on the edge of the area, a desperately back-tracking Aly Cissokho tried to cover but the Wolves wingerโ€™s goalbound left-foot curling shot struck his outstretched arm, and Costa himself converted the spotkick.

Wolves then had the best penalty shout of the lot early in the second half when Micah Richards bundled over Jon Dadi Bodvarsson, but nothing was given.

The visitors could feel aggrieved but they had only themselves to blame after that as Prince Oniangue and Bodvarsson both struck efforts wide, sub Nouha Dicko shot over from an angle and Ivan Cavaleiroโ€™s goalbound shot was brilliantly blocked by Alan Hutton.

*Aston Villa manager Steve Bruce told BBC WM:*

โ€œThereโ€™s a lot of work to be done. The hardest part in management is always getting over a relegation. Weโ€™ve now won only four games in 55, which is an alarming statistic, but itโ€™s my job to find a formula to win.

โ€œWe did well with all the late blocks and saves we made, but we tired badly, which was alarming.

โ€œIt would have been nice to bring big Rudy Gestede on, or Jordan Ayew, and make an attacking substitution. But we had two struggling with calf injuries, Micah Richards and Tommy Elphick. Theyโ€™ve now got no chance of making it on Tuesday night (at Reading).โ€