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Game #5370

Aston Villa

Monday, 26 December 2016

Won

10th (+3)

Last 5: ๐ŸŸฅ ๐ŸŸฉ ๐ŸŸฅ ๐ŸŸฉ ๐ŸŸฉ

Championship

Burton Albion

Attendance: 41,337

Villa Park

Aston Villa

2-1

Burton Albion

Assist(s) | Albert Adomah | 15โ€™ |

MATCH SUMMARY

Villa make it consecutive wins to record their seventh win in twelve Championship matches under Steve Bruce having managed just a single win in their previous twelve games under Roberto Di Matteo.

KEY MAN

Ross McCormack celebrates his Boxing Day winner as Villa make it seven wins from twelve under Steve Bruce, Monday, 26 December 2016.

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MATCH TIMELINE

Monday, 26 December 2016

โšฝ | 15โ€™ Goal, 1-0, Leandro Bacuna, Assist by Albert Adomah
๐Ÿฅ… | 31โ€™ Goal, 1-1, (Burton Albion), Jamie Ward
๐Ÿ•’ | Aston Villa 1-1 Burton Albion
๐Ÿ” | 46โ€™ Sub off, Gary Gardner, Sub on, Jack Grealish
๐Ÿ” | 75โ€™ Sub off, Mile Jedinak, Sub on, Jordan Ayew
โšฝ | 78โ€™ Goal, 2-1, Ross McCormack
๐Ÿ” | 86โ€™ Sub off, Jonathan Kodjia, Sub on, Gabriel Agbonlahor
๐Ÿ•’ | FT Aston Villa 2-1 Burton Albion

ON THIS DAY

Steve Bruce's Villa win successive Championship games for only the third time this season but they make it five home wins in a row for the first time since September 1998 under John Gregory. Villa rise to 10th in the table as a result.

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

Burton Albion

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

Burton Albion

Previous 5 vs. Burton Albion: None
None

FIXTURE DETAILS

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Season | 2016-17โ€‹ |
Matchday | #24 |
League Game | #23 |
Manager Game | #12 |
Monday, 26 December 2016

MATCH SUMMARY

Manager: Steve Bruce | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ | Northumberland, 2016-2018
Referee: Steve Martin | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ | Staffordshire, 2012-
Kick off: 3.00pm
HT Score: ๐ŸŸจ 1-1
FT Score: ๐ŸŸฉ 2-1
FT Result: ๐ŸŸฉ Won
Last 5: ๐ŸŸฅ ๐ŸŸฉ ๐ŸŸฅ ๐ŸŸฉ ๐ŸŸฉ

MANAGERIAL RECORD

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

GAMES | WINS | DRAWS | LOSSES | POINTS PER GAME

๐Ÿ•’ 12 | ๐ŸŸฉ | 7 ๐ŸŸจ | 3 ๐ŸŸฅ 2 | 2.00

Villa Career Form:

Top 4

MATCH OFFICIALS

Referee: Steve Martin | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ | Staffordshire, 2012-
Matches Officiated: 3
๐ŸŸฉ : 1
๐ŸŸจ : 1
๐ŸŸฅ : 1
๐Ÿ†˜ : 0
Previous 5: ๐ŸŸฅ ๐ŸŸฉ
Last Match: ๐ŸŸจ 18 Nov 16, Villa 1-1 Brighton (a)
Cards: ๐ŸŸจ ๐ŸŸจ
Assistants: Jonathan Hunt, Mark Jones

ALL THE MATCHES REFEREED BY:

CARDS

Villa

None

Burton Albion

๐ŸŸจ ๐ŸŸจ

TEAM NEWS

Steve Bruce names an unchanged team for the first time.

TEAM STATS

Starting XI Average Age: | 28.15 |
Oldest Player: M Mile Jedinak | ๐Ÿ‡ฆ๐Ÿ‡บ | 32.42 |
Youngest Player: LB Jordan Amavi | ๐Ÿ‡ซ๐Ÿ‡ท | 22.82 |

MANAGER

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

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Aston Villa

GK Mark Bunn | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ |
LB Jordan Amavi | ๐Ÿ‡ซ๐Ÿ‡ท |
CB Nathan Baker | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ |
CB James Chester | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ท๓ ฌ๓ ณ๓ ฟ |
RB Alan Hutton | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ณ๓ ฃ๓ ด๓ ฟ |
M Mile Jedinak | ๐Ÿ‡ฆ๐Ÿ‡บ | ๐Ÿ” |
M Gary Gardner | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ | ๐Ÿ” |
W Albert Adomah | ๐Ÿ‡ฌ๐Ÿ‡ญ | ๐Ÿ”ฅ |
M Leandro Bacuna | ๐Ÿ‡จ๐Ÿ‡ผ | โšฝ |
CF Jonathan Kodjia | ๐Ÿ‡จ๐Ÿ‡ฎ | ๐Ÿ” |
F Ross McCormack | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ณ๓ ฃ๓ ด๓ ฟ | โšฝ |

MANAGER

Nigel Clough | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ |

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Burton Albion

GK Jon McLaughlin | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ณ๓ ฃ๓ ด๓ ฟ |
LB Damien McCrory | ๐Ÿ‡ฎ๐Ÿ‡ช | ๐Ÿ” |
CB John Mousinho | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ | ๐ŸŸจ |
CB Kyle McFadzean | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ | ๐Ÿ” |
RB John Brayford | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ |
M Tom Naylor | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ |
M Lloyd Dyer | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ |
M Matt Palmer | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ |
M Jackson Irvine | ๐Ÿ‡ฆ๐Ÿ‡บ |
W Lucas Akins | ๐Ÿ‡ฌ๐Ÿ‡ฉ |
W Jamie Ward (ex) | ๐Ÿ‡ฌ๐Ÿ‡ง | โšฝ | ๐ŸŸจ | ๐Ÿ” |

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SUBSTITUTES

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๐Ÿ” M Jack Grealish | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ | for M Gary Gardner | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ | 46โ€™ |
๐Ÿ” F Jordan Ayew | ๐Ÿ‡ฌ๐Ÿ‡ญ | for M Mile Jedinak | ๐Ÿ‡ฆ๐Ÿ‡บ | 75โ€™ |
๐Ÿ” F Gabriel Agbonlahor | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ | for CF Jonathan Kodjia | ๐Ÿ‡จ๐Ÿ‡ฎ | 86โ€™ |

SUBSTITUTES

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๐Ÿ” | CF Chris Oโ€™Grady | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ | for CB Kyle McFadzean | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ | 57โ€™ |
๐Ÿ” | M Lee Williamson | ๐Ÿ‡ฏ๐Ÿ‡ฒ | for W Jamie Ward (ex) | ๐Ÿ‡ฌ๐Ÿ‡ง | 69โ€™ |
๐Ÿ” | CF Stuart Beavon | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ | for LB Damien McCrory | ๐Ÿ‡ฎ๐Ÿ‡ช | 89โ€™ |

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UNUSED SUBSTITUTES

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GK Pierluigi Gollini | ๐Ÿ‡ฎ๐Ÿ‡น |
CB Tommy Elphick | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ |
M Ashley Westwood | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ |
CF Rudy Gestede | ๐Ÿ‡ง๐Ÿ‡ฏ |

UNUSED SUBSTITUTES

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GK Stephen Bywater | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ |
CB Shaun Barker | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ |
CB Tom Flanagan | ๐Ÿ‡ฌ๐Ÿ‡ง |
W Marcus Harness | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ |

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SQUAD STATS

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1st XI Cost: ยฃ55.35m
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: 2/11
Subs Cost: ยฃ10.80m
Team Cost: ยฃ66.15m
Squad Cost: ยฃ84.06m
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: 4/18

MATCHDAY SQUAD

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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 |

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 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 Gary Gardner | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ | Youth |
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 |
F Gabriel Agbonlahor | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ | Youth |

SQUAD STATS

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1st XI Cost: ยฃ0.31m
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: 1/11
Subs Cost: ยฃ0.00m
Team Cost: ยฃ0.31m
Squad Cost: ยฃ0.31m
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 : 14/18
Homegrown: 2/18

MATCHDAY SQUAD

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GK Jon McLaughlin | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ณ๓ ฃ๓ ด๓ ฟ | Free |
GK Stephen Bywater | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ | Free |

LB Damien McCrory | ๐Ÿ‡ฎ๐Ÿ‡ช | Free |
RB John Brayford | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ | Free |

CB John Mousinho | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ | Free |
CB Kyle McFadzean | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ | Free |
CB Shaun Barker | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ | Free |
CB Tom Flanagan | ๐Ÿ‡ฌ๐Ÿ‡ง | Free |

M Jackson Irvine | ๐Ÿ‡ฆ๐Ÿ‡บ | ยฃ0.31m |
M Matt Palmer | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ | Youth |
M Lloyd Dyer | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ | Free |
M Lee Williamson | ๐Ÿ‡ฏ๐Ÿ‡ฒ | Free |
M Tom Naylor | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ | Loan |

W Marcus Harness | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ | Youth |
W Lucas Akins | ๐Ÿ‡ฌ๐Ÿ‡ฉ | Free |
W Jamie Ward (ex) | ๐Ÿ‡ฌ๐Ÿ‡ง | Loan |

CF Stuart Beavon | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ | Free |
CF Chris Oโ€™Grady | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ | Loan |

UNAVAILABLE

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Injury | 1 |
CB Micah Richards | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ |

Out on Loan | 8 |
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
F Harry McKirdy | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ | Stevenage

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 | 44%
Possession A | 56%
Shots F | 6
Shots A | 11
Shots on Target F | 3
Shots on Target A | 5
Corners F | 2
Corners A | 8
Fouls F | 9
Fouls A | 8

MATCH QUOTES

โ€œWe were probably fortunate to win. We had the better chances but we found it a bit of a struggle. โ€œI do not think anyone who watched the match will think differently. If we are going to go forward our football has got to be better. โ€œWe have tried to breathe a bit of life into the players. It has not been easy after the club had an awful start to the season.โ€ Steve Bruce, Monday, 26 December 2016.

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