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Game #5393

Aston Villa

Saturday, 29 April 2017

Lost

12th (-)

Last 5: ๐ŸŸจ ๐ŸŸฅ ๐ŸŸฅ ๐ŸŸฉ ๐ŸŸฅ

Championship

Blackburn Rovers

Attendance: 21,884

Ewood Park

Blackburn Rovers

1-0

Aston Villa

Assist(s) | None

MATCH SUMMARY

Steve Bruce tinkers again and Villa lose for the third time in four games as a sometimes excellent campaign peters out into a low mid table finish.

KEY MAN

Alan Hutton tries to burst past Blackburn but with the season petering out Villa lose for the third time in four under Steve Bruce, Saturday, 29 April 2017

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MATCH TIMELINE

Saturday, 29 April 2017

๐Ÿ•’ | HT Blackburn Rovers 0-0 Aston Villa
๐Ÿฅ… | 54โ€™ Goal, 0-1, (Blackburn Rovers), Danny Graham
๐Ÿ” | 64โ€™ Sub off, Henri Lansbury, Sub on, Gabriel Agbonlahor
๐Ÿ” | 72โ€™ Sub off, Conor Hourihane, Sub on, Albert Adomah
๐Ÿ” | 72โ€™ Sub off, Jonathan Kodjia, Sub on, Jack Grealish
๐Ÿ•’ | FT Blackburn Rovers 1-0 Aston Villa

ON THIS DAY

Another round of changes and another defeat - Villa's third in four - and under Steve Bruce they have won one in five, yet the Villa boss seems confused that his teams are putting in inconsistent performances. Few observers are and a more focused approach to team selection is clearly essential for 2017-18 if Villa have any chance of challenging over a 46 game Championship season.

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

Blackburn Rovers

European Cup / Champions League: โŒ
League Champions: ๐Ÿ†๐Ÿ†๐Ÿ†
FA Cup Winners: ๐Ÿ†๐Ÿ†๐Ÿ†๐Ÿ†๐Ÿ†๐Ÿ†
League Cup Winners: ๐Ÿ†
Last Trophy: 2001-02

FIXTURE HISTORY

Blackburn Rovers

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

FIXTURE DETAILS

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Season | 2016-17 |
Matchday | #47 |
League Game | #45 |
Manager Game | #35 |
Saturday, 29 April 2017

MATCH SUMMARY

Manager: Steve Bruce | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ | Northumberland, 2016-2018
Referee: Geoff Eltringham | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ | County Durham, 2009-
Kick off: 3.00pm
HT Score: ๐ŸŸจ 0-0
FT Score: ๐ŸŸฅ 0-1
FT Result: ๐ŸŸฅ Lost
Last 5: ๐ŸŸจ ๐ŸŸฅ ๐ŸŸฅ ๐ŸŸฉ ๐ŸŸฅ

MANAGERIAL RECORD

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

GAMES | WINS | DRAWS | LOSSES | POINTS PER GAME

๐Ÿ•’ 35 | ๐ŸŸฉ | 15 ๐ŸŸจ | 6 ๐ŸŸฅ 14 | 1.46

Villa Career Form:

Top 8

MATCH OFFICIALS

Referee: Geoff Eltringham | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ | County Durham, 2009-
Matches Officiated: 4
๐ŸŸฉ : 2
๐ŸŸจ : 0
๐ŸŸฅ : 2
๐Ÿ†˜ : 0
Previous 5: ๐ŸŸฉ ๐ŸŸฉ ๐ŸŸฅ
Last Match: ๐ŸŸฅ 14 Feb 17, Villa 1-3 Barnsley (h)
Cards: None
Assistants: John Flynn, Billy Smallwood

ALL THE MATCHES REFEREED BY:

CARDS

Villa

None

Blackburn Rovers

None

TEAM NEWS

Conor Hourihane, Gary Gardner and Jonathan Kodjia replace Jack Grealish, Albert Adomah and Mile Jedinak.

TEAM STATS

Starting XI Average Age: | 26.83 |
Oldest Player: RB Alan Hutton | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ณ๓ ฃ๓ ด๓ ฟ | 32.43 |
Youngest Player: GK Sam Johnstone | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ | 24.11 |

MANAGER

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

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Aston Villa

GK Sam Johnstone | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ |
LB Neil Taylor | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ท๓ ฌ๓ ณ๓ ฟ |
RB Alan Hutton | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ณ๓ ฃ๓ ด๓ ฟ |
CB Nathan Baker | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ |
CB James Chester | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ท๓ ฌ๓ ณ๓ ฟ |
M Henri Lansbury | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ | ๐Ÿ” |
M Gary Gardner | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ |
M Conor Hourihane | ๐Ÿ‡ฎ๐Ÿ‡ช | ๐Ÿ” |
M Leandro Bacuna | ๐Ÿ‡จ๐Ÿ‡ผ |
CF Scott Hogan | ๐Ÿ‡ฎ๐Ÿ‡ช |
CF Jonathan Kodjia | ๐Ÿ‡จ๐Ÿ‡ฎ | ๐Ÿ” |

MANAGER

Tony Mowbray | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ |

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Blackburn Rovers

GK David Raya | ๐Ÿ‡ช๐Ÿ‡ธ |
CB Derrick Williams (ex) | ๐Ÿ‡ฎ๐Ÿ‡ช |
CB Darragh Lenihan | ๐Ÿ‡ฎ๐Ÿ‡ช |
CB Charlie Melgrew | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ณ๓ ฃ๓ ด๓ ฟ |
CB Elliott Ward | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ |
RB Ryan Nyambe | ๐Ÿ‡ณ๐Ÿ‡ฆ |
M Jason Lowe | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ | ๐Ÿ” |
M Danny Guthrie | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ |
M Elliott Bennett | ๐Ÿ‡ฏ๐Ÿ‡ฒ |
CF Danny Graham | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ | โšฝ | ๐Ÿ” |
CF Sam Gallagher | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ | ๐Ÿ” |

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SUBSTITUTES

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๐Ÿ” CF Gabriel Agbonlahor | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ | for M Henri Lansbury | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ | 64โ€™ |
๐Ÿ” W Albert Adomah | ๐Ÿ‡ฌ๐Ÿ‡ญ | for M Conor Hourihane | ๐Ÿ‡ฎ๐Ÿ‡ช | 72โ€™ |
๐Ÿ” M Jack Grealish | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ | for CF Jonathan Kodjia | ๐Ÿ‡จ๐Ÿ‡ฎ | 72โ€™ |

SUBSTITUTES

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๐Ÿ” | M Craig Conway | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ณ๓ ฃ๓ ด๓ ฟ | for CF Danny Graham | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ | 75โ€™ |
๐Ÿ” | M Hope Akpan | ๐Ÿ‡ณ๐Ÿ‡ฌ | for M Jason Lowe | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ | 87โ€™ |
๐Ÿ” | CF Lucas Joรฃo | ๐Ÿ‡ฆ๐Ÿ‡ด | for CF Sam Gallagher | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ | 89โ€™ |

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UNUSED SUBSTITUTES

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GK Mark Bunn | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ |
CB Tommy Elphick | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ |
RB James Bree | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ |
LB Jordan Amavi | ๐Ÿ‡ซ๐Ÿ‡ท |

UNUSED SUBSTITUTES

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GK Jason Steele | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ |
CB Tommie Hoban | ๐Ÿ‡ฎ๐Ÿ‡ช |
W Connor Mahoney | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ |
CF Marvin Emnes | ๐Ÿ‡ณ๐Ÿ‡ฑ |

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SQUAD STATS

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1st XI Cost: ยฃ40.95m
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 : 7/11
Homegrown: 2/11
Subs Cost: ยฃ3.15m
Team Cost: ยฃ44.10m
Squad Cost: ยฃ60.66m
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

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GK Mark Bunn | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ | Free |
GK Sam Johnstone | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ | Loan |

LB Jordan Amavi | ๐Ÿ‡ซ๐Ÿ‡ท | ยฃ9.90m |
RB Alan Hutton | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ณ๓ ฃ๓ ด๓ ฟ | ยฃ4.05m |
RB James Bree | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ | ยฃ3.15m |
LB Neil Taylor | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ท๓ ฌ๓ ณ๓ ฟ | Exchange |

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 Conor Hourihane | ๐Ÿ‡ฎ๐Ÿ‡ช | ยฃ3.15m |
M Henri Lansbury | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ | ยฃ3.06m |
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 |

CF Jonathan Kodjia | ๐Ÿ‡จ๐Ÿ‡ฎ | ยฃ11.61m |
F Scott Hogan | ๐Ÿ‡ฎ๐Ÿ‡ช | ยฃ9.45m |
F Gabriel Agbonlahor | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ | Youth |

SQUAD STATS

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1st XI Cost: ยฃ0.71m
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: 2/11
Subs Cost: ยฃ0.00m
Team Cost: ยฃ0.71m
Squad Cost: ยฃ0.71m
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 : 9/18
Homegrown: 2/18

MATCHDAY SQUAD

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GK David Raya | ๐Ÿ‡ช๐Ÿ‡ธ | Free |
GK Jason Steele | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ | Loan |

RB Ryan Nyambe | ๐Ÿ‡ณ๐Ÿ‡ฆ | Youth |

CB Derrick Williams (ex) | ๐Ÿ‡ฎ๐Ÿ‡ช | ยฃ0.71m |
CB Charlie Mulgrew | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ณ๓ ฃ๓ ด๓ ฟ | Free |
CB Darragh Lenihan | ๐Ÿ‡ฎ๐Ÿ‡ช | Free |
CB Elliott Ward | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ | Free |
CB Tommie Hoban | ๐Ÿ‡ฎ๐Ÿ‡ช | Loan |

M Jason Lowe | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ | Youth |
M Danny Guthrie | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ | Free |
M Elliott Bennett | ๐Ÿ‡ฏ๐Ÿ‡ฒ | Free |
M Hope Akpan | ๐Ÿ‡ณ๐Ÿ‡ฌ | Free |
M Craig Conway | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ณ๓ ฃ๓ ด๓ ฟ | Free |

W Connor Mahoney | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ | Free |

CF Danny Graham | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ | Free |
CF Sam Gallagher | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ | Loan |
CF Lucas Joรฃo | ๐Ÿ‡ฆ๐Ÿ‡ด | Loan |
CF Marvin Emnes | ๐Ÿ‡ณ๐Ÿ‡ฑ | Loan |

UNAVAILABLE

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Out on Loan | 9 |
W Carles Gil | ๐Ÿ‡ช๐Ÿ‡ธ | Deportivo
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
GK Pierluigi Gollini | ๐Ÿ‡ฎ๐Ÿ‡น | Atalanta
RB Aly Cissokho | ๐Ÿ‡ซ๐Ÿ‡ท | Olympiacos
M Aaron Tshibola | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ | Forest
CB Kevin Toner | ๐Ÿ‡ฎ๐Ÿ‡ช | Bradford
CF Ross McCormack | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ณ๓ ฃ๓ ด๓ ฟ | Forest

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 | 49%
Possession A | 51%
Shots F | 5
Shots A | 10
Shots on Target F | 2
Shots on Target A | 3
Corners F | 7
Corners A | 3
Fouls F | 6
Fouls A | 14

MATCH QUOTES

โ€œIf Iโ€™m going to be honest, too many times away from home in particular, weโ€™ve managed to put in (that performance). I donโ€™t think quite as bad because thatโ€™s arguably the worst weโ€™ve played since Iโ€™ve been here, but a big club like ours, away from home, four wins all season, is nowhere near good enough to where we should be. โ€œToo many times Iโ€™ve seen us play the way we did today, where we havenโ€™t done enough in every department. We still have to improve because we canโ€™t be happy with mid-table in the Championship, a club like ours. We were absolutely hopeless. Hopeless.โ€ Steve Bruce, Saturday, 29 April 2017.

MATCH REPORT