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Game #5412

Wednesday, 1 November 2017

Attendance: 14,212

Won

Championship

5th (+2)

Preston North End

Last 5: ๐ŸŸฉ ๐ŸŸฅ ๐ŸŸฉ ๐ŸŸจ ๐ŸŸฉ

Deepdale

Villa record their sixth win in eight Championship games as their excellent form under Steve Bruce's much improved side continues.

Preston North End

0-2

Aston Villa

Assist(s) | Robert Snodgrass | 12โ€™ | Josh Onomah | 33โ€™ |

KEY MAN

Inspirational Robert Snodgrass celebrates scoring his second for Villa to make it five wins in seven games, 1 November 2017

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MATCH TIMELINE

โšฝ | 12โ€™ Goal, 1-0, James Chester, Assist by Robert Snodgrass
โšฝ | 33โ€™ Goal, 2-0, Robert Snodgrass, Assist by Josh Onomah
๐Ÿ•’ | HT Preston North End 0-2 Aston Villa
๐ŸŸจ | 63โ€™ Booking, Keinan Davis
๐Ÿ” | 67โ€™ Sub off, Josh Onomah, Sub on, Mile Jedinak
๐Ÿ” | 71โ€™ Sub off, Keinan Davis, Sub on, Scott Hogan
๐Ÿ” | 88โ€™ Sub off, Robert Snodgrass, Sub on, Ritchie De Laet
๐Ÿ•’ | FT Preston North End 0-2 Aston Villa

ON THIS DAY

Villa make it six wins in eight and climb to 5th place by virtue of Steve Bruce's newly found calm, consistent team selection and media approach typified by his famed "Weโ€™re Aston Villa" comment.

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

Preston North End

European Cup / Champions League: โŒ
League Champions: ๐Ÿ†๐Ÿ†
FA Cup Winners: ๐Ÿ†๐Ÿ†
League Cup Winners: โŒ
Last Trophy: 1937โ€“38

FIXTURE HISTORY

Preston North End

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

FIXTURE DETAILS

Season | 2017-18 |
Matchday | #18 |
League Game | #15 |
Manager Game | #54 |
Wednesday, 1 November 2017

MATCH SUMMARY

Manager: Steve Bruce | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ | Northumberland, 2016-2018
Referee: Peter Bankes | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ | Liverpool, 2014-
Kick off: 7.45pm
HT Score: ๐ŸŸฉ 2-0
FT Score: ๐ŸŸฉ 2-0
FT Result: ๐ŸŸฉ Won
Last 5: ๐ŸŸฉ ๐ŸŸฅ ๐ŸŸฉ ๐ŸŸจ ๐ŸŸฉ

MATCH OFFICIALS

Referee: Peter Bankes | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ | Liverpool, 2014-
Previous 5: ๐ŸŸฅ ๐ŸŸฅ ๐ŸŸฅ ๐ŸŸฉ
Last Match: ๐ŸŸฉ 4 Apr 2017, Villa 1-0 QPR (h)
Incidents: ๐ŸŸจ ๐ŸŸจ
Assistants: Shaun Hudson, Matt McGrath

CARDS

Villa

๐ŸŸจ

Preston North End

๐ŸŸจ

Peter Bankes

TEAM NEWS

There is one enforced change for Steve Bruce as the injured Jonathan Kodjia is replaced by Keinan Davis. The settled nature of the side now extends to 6 games coinciding with a huge upturn in performances and results.

TEAM STATS

Starting XI Average Age: | 28.58 |
Oldest Player: CB John Terry | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ | 36.93 |
Youngest Player: CF Keinan Davis | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ | 19.73 |

MANAGER

MANAGER

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

Alex Neil | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ณ๓ ฃ๓ ด๓ ฟ |

Aston Villa

GK Sam Johnstone | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ |
RB Ahmed Elmohamady | ๐Ÿ‡ช๐Ÿ‡ฌ |
RB Alan Hutton | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ณ๓ ฃ๓ ด๓ ฟ |
CB James Chester | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ท๓ ฌ๓ ณ๓ ฟ | โšฝ |
CB John Terry | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ |
M Glenn Whelan | ๐Ÿ‡ฎ๐Ÿ‡ช |
M Josh Onomah | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ | ๐Ÿ”ฅ | ๐Ÿ” |
M Conor Hourihane | ๐Ÿ‡ฎ๐Ÿ‡ช |
W Robert Snodgrass | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ณ๓ ฃ๓ ด๓ ฟ | ๐Ÿ”ฅ | โšฝ | ๐Ÿ” |
W Albert Adomah | ๐Ÿ‡ฌ๐Ÿ‡ญ |
CF Keinan Davis | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ | ๐ŸŸจ | ๐Ÿ” |

Preston North End

GK Chris Maxwell | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ท๓ ฌ๓ ณ๓ ฟ |
LB Josh Earl | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ | ๐Ÿ” |
CB Andy Boyle | ๐Ÿ‡ฎ๐Ÿ‡ช |
RB Calum Woods | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ | ๐Ÿ” |
RB Darnell Fisher | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ |
M Ben Pearson | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ |
M Alan Browne | ๐Ÿ‡ฎ๐Ÿ‡ช | ๐ŸŸจ |
M Daniel Johnson (ex) | ๐Ÿ‡ฏ๐Ÿ‡ฒ |
W Thomas Barkhuizen | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ | ๐Ÿ” |
CF Jordan Hugill | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ |
CF Seรกn Maguire | ๐Ÿ‡ฎ๐Ÿ‡ช |

SUBSTITUTES

๐Ÿ” M Mile Jedinak | ๐Ÿ‡ฆ๐Ÿ‡บ | for M Josh Onomah | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ | 67โ€™ |
๐Ÿ” F Scott Hogan | ๐Ÿ‡ฎ๐Ÿ‡ช | for CF Keinan Davis | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ | 71โ€™ |
๐Ÿ” RB Ritchie De Laet | ๐Ÿ‡ง๐Ÿ‡ช | for W Robert Snodgrass | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ณ๓ ฃ๓ ด๓ ฟ | 88โ€™ |

SUBSTITUTES

๐Ÿ” | LB Kevin Oโ€™Connor | ๐Ÿ‡ฎ๐Ÿ‡ช | for LB Josh Earl | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ | 46โ€™ |
๐Ÿ” | M Paul Gallagher | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ณ๓ ฃ๓ ด๓ ฟ | for RB Calum Woods | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ | 46โ€™ |
๐Ÿ” | M Daryl Horgan | ๐Ÿ‡ฎ๐Ÿ‡ช | for W Thomas Barkhuizen | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ | 77โ€™ |

UNUSED SUBSTITUTES

GK Jed Steer | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ |
CB Christopher Samba | ๐Ÿ‡จ๐Ÿ‡ฌ |
LB Neil Taylor | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ท๓ ฌ๓ ณ๓ ฟ |
M Birkir Bjarnason | ๐Ÿ‡ฎ๐Ÿ‡ธ |

UNUSED SUBSTITUTES

GK Mathew Hudson | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ |
M Josh Harrop | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ |
W Stephy Mavididi | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ |
CF Callum Robinson (ex) | ๐Ÿ‡ฎ๐Ÿ‡ช |

SQUAD STATS

1st XI Cost: ยฃ21.24m
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: โญ•/11
Subs Cost: ยฃ15.64m
Team Cost: ยฃ36.88m
Squad Cost: ยฃ39.17m
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: โญ•/18

MATCHDAY SQUAD

GK Jed Steer | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ | ยฃ0.49m |
GK Sam Johnstone | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ | Loan |

RB Alan Hutton | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ณ๓ ฃ๓ ด๓ ฟ | ยฃ4.05m |
RB Ritchie De Laet | ๐Ÿ‡ง๐Ÿ‡ช | ยฃ2.05m |
RB Ahmed Elmohamady | ๐Ÿ‡ช๐Ÿ‡ฌ | ยฃ0.99m |
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 Christopher Samba | ๐Ÿ‡จ๐Ÿ‡ฌ | Free |
CB John Terry | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ | Free |

M Mile Jedinak | ๐Ÿ‡ฆ๐Ÿ‡บ | ยฃ4.14m |
M Conor Hourihane | ๐Ÿ‡ฎ๐Ÿ‡ช | ยฃ3.15m |
M Birkir Bjarnason | ๐Ÿ‡ฎ๐Ÿ‡ธ | ยฃ1.80m |
M Glenn Whelan | ๐Ÿ‡ฎ๐Ÿ‡ช | ยฃ1.53m |
M Josh Onomah | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ | Loan |

W Albert Adomah | ๐Ÿ‡ฌ๐Ÿ‡ญ | ยฃ3.15m |
W Robert Snodgrass | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ณ๓ ฃ๓ ด๓ ฟ | Loan |

F Scott Hogan | ๐Ÿ‡ฎ๐Ÿ‡ช | ยฃ9.45m |
CF Keinan Davis | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ | Free |

SQUAD STATS

1st XI Cost: ยฃ0.33m
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: 1/11
Subs Cost: ยฃ0.11m
Team Cost: ยฃ0.44m
Squad Cost: ยฃ0.44m
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 : 11/18
Homegrown: 2/18

MATCHDAY SQUAD

GK Mathew Hudson | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ | Youth |
GK Chris Maxwell | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ท๓ ฌ๓ ณ๓ ฟ | Free |

LB Kevin Oโ€™Connor | ๐Ÿ‡ฎ๐Ÿ‡ช | ยฃ0.11m |
LB Josh Earl | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ | Youth |
RB Darnell Fisher | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ | Free |
RB Calum Woods | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ | Free |

CB Andy Boyle | ๐Ÿ‡ฎ๐Ÿ‡ช | Free |

M Ben Pearson | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ | ยฃ0.11m |
M Daniel Johnson (ex) | ๐Ÿ‡ฏ๐Ÿ‡ฒ | ยฃ0.06m |
M Alan Browne | ๐Ÿ‡ฎ๐Ÿ‡ช | Free |
M Paul Gallagher | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ณ๓ ฃ๓ ด๓ ฟ | Free |
M Daryl Horgan | ๐Ÿ‡ฎ๐Ÿ‡ช | Free |
M Josh Harrop | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ | Free |

W Thomas Barkhuizen | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ | Free |
W Stephy Mavididi | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ | Loan |

CF Seรกn Maguire | ๐Ÿ‡ฎ๐Ÿ‡ช | ยฃ0.13m |
CF Jordan Hugill | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ | ยฃ0.03m |
CF Callum Robinson (ex) | ๐Ÿ‡ฎ๐Ÿ‡ช | Free |

UNAVAILABLE

Injury | 2 |
M Jack Grealish | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ |
CF Jonathan Kodjia | ๐Ÿ‡จ๐Ÿ‡ฎ |

Out on Loan | 8 |
W Carles Gil | ๐Ÿ‡ช๐Ÿ‡ธ | Deportivo
GK Pierluigi Gollini | ๐Ÿ‡ฎ๐Ÿ‡น | Atalanta
M Aaron Tshibola | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ | MK Dons
LB Jordan Amavi | ๐Ÿ‡ซ๐Ÿ‡ท | Marseille
CB Kevin Toner | ๐Ÿ‡ฎ๐Ÿ‡ช | Stevenage
M Gary Gardner | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ | Barnsley
GK Matija ล arkiฤ‡ | ๐Ÿ‡ฒ๐Ÿ‡ช | Wigan
CF Ross McCormack | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ณ๓ ฃ๓ ด๓ ฟ | Melbourne

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 | 43%
Possession A | 57%
Shots F | 6
Shots A | 5
Shots on Target F | 1
Shots on Target A | 2
Corners F | 1
Corners A | 3
Fouls F | 17
Fouls A | 11

TABLE

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PROGRAMME

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MATCHDAY QUOTES

*Villa boss Steve Bruce*

โ€We canโ€™t get carried away with it. Weโ€™re Aston Villa and weโ€™ve got to be there or thereabouts. Itโ€™s taken a long time to get there and just at the moment we are doing ok. Thatโ€™s all it is. We are going into the winter period and weโ€™ve had a decent start and that gives us a decent platform.โ€

*Sky Sports*
Wednesday, 1 November 2017

Aston Villa climbed to fifth in the Sky Bet Championship following a comfortable 2-0 victory away at Preston on Wednesday evening.

Both goals came in the first half as James Chester headed Villa into a 12th-minute lead and Robert Snodgrass (33) doubled their advantage with a low finish.

The defeat means Preston remain 10th, while Villa - who have now lost just once in their last 12 league matches - move back into the play-off places on 26 points.

Chris Maxwell did superbly to keep out an eighth-minute shot from Keinan Davis, who started for Villa ahead of the injured Jonathan Kodjia - but the Preston goalkeeper was beaten just four minutes later.

The home sideโ€™s zonal marking system let them down as Chester found space to powerfully head Snodgrassโ€™ left-footed corner over the line from inside the six-yard box, despite the best efforts of Ben Pearson to clear it.

Preston had a strong penalty appeal 10 minutes later when Sean Maguire drove into the box and went down under Chesterโ€™s challenge and they were frustrated even further in the 33rd minute as Snodgrass scored Villaโ€™s second.

Pearson lost possession of the ball in midfield and Josh Onomah broke down the left for Villa before squaring the ball across the area for Snodgrass to stroke a low shot past Maxwell with his left foot.

Preston, who started the match without an entire back four through injury and suspension, were forced into two further changes at half-time as Calum Woods and Joshua Earl picked up injuries.

And their makeshift defence survived an early second-half scare when John Terry headed a Snodgrass free-kick over the bar, one of the few chances of note in the second period.

Albert Adomah turned a decent effort over the bar 12 minutes from time, but Villa had already done enough to earn the victory as Preston suffered their third straight Championship defeat.

Man of the Match - Keinan Davis (Aston Villa)

Keinan Davis might not have started the game were it not for an injury to Jonathan Kodjia, but he led the line brilliantly, especially with his back to goal.

His tireless running helped Villa earn the second goal and Sky Sports co-commentator Don Goodman was impressed, saying: โ€œHe put himself about and has been an absolute handful. He has more than justified Steve Bruceโ€™s faith in him.โ€