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Game #5452

Aston Villa

Wednesday, 22 August 2018

Drew

5th (-2)

Last 5: ๐ŸŸฉ ๐ŸŸฉ ๐ŸŸฉ ๐ŸŸจ ๐ŸŸจ

Championship

Brentford

Attendance: 30,011

Villa Park

Aston Villa

2-2

Brentford

Assist(s) | Albert Adomah | 39โ€™ |

MATCH SUMMARY

Villa draw successive games but need a 90โ€™+5 goal to do so.

KEY MAN

Jonathan Kodjia scores a 90'+5 equaliser to rescue a point at Villa Park, 22 August 2018

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MATCH TIMELINE

Wednesday, 22 August 2018

๐ŸŸจ | 16โ€™ Booking, Jonathan Kodija for a bad foul
๐Ÿฅ… | 23โ€™ Goal, 0-1, (Brentford), Neil Maupay
โšฝ | 39โ€™ Goal, 1-1, Jonathan Kodija, Assist by Albert Adomah
๐Ÿ•’ | HT Aston Villa 1-1 Brentford
๐ŸŸจ | 67โ€™ Booking, James Chester for a bad foul
๐ŸŸจ | 68โ€™ Booking, Jack Grealish
๐Ÿ” | 70โ€™ Sub off, Albert Adomah, Sub on, Andrรฉ Green
๐Ÿฅ… | 82โ€™ Goal, 1-2, (Brentford), Neil Maupay
๐Ÿ” | 83โ€™ Sub off, Axel Tuanzebe, Sub on, Conor Hourihane
๐Ÿ” | 85โ€™ Sub off, Glenn Whelan, Sub on, Rushian Hepburn-Murphy
โšฝ | 90โ€™+5 Goal, 2-2, Jonathan Kodija
๐Ÿ•’ | FT Aston Villa 2-2 Brentford

ON THIS DAY

Soon to be Villa boss Dean Smith masterminds another performance by his talented Brentford side to ensure Villa have now failed to win against his team in five attempts.

Despite being unbeaten in the league with only two wins to his credit, a draw against 10-men and a performance necessitating a very late equaliser, Steve Bruce remains under pressure.

Future Villa centre back Ezri Konsa and future Villa centre forward Ollie Watkins lined up for Brentford.
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*Aston Villa have signed Dutch winger Anwar El Ghazi from French Ligue 1 side Lille on a season-long loan.*

โ€œI am thrilled to join a football club of this size,โ€ said El Ghazi, 23. โ€œI visited Villa Park after flying in from Holland and it gave me goosebumps.

โ€œI canโ€™t wait to get out there and experience it for real and play in front of such passionate fans.โ€

El Ghazi becomes boss Steve Bruceโ€™s fifth signing since the Championship club were taken over in late July.

BBC WM also expect Villa to confirm the loan arrival of another winger, Yannick Bolasie, from Everton.

While El Ghazi was introduced the crowd at half-time in Wednesday nightโ€™s 2-2 draw with Brentford Bolasie was also in the stand at Villa Park.

โ€œWe hope we can tie it up tomorrow,โ€ said Bruce. โ€œThe one thing we havenโ€™t got - with the injuries to Keinan Davis, Callum Oโ€™Hare and Scott Hogan, is anything up the top end of the pitch if we need to change things.โ€

Villa have also signed Portuguese keeper Andre Moreira from Belenenses and fellow keeper Orjan Nyland from Ingolstadt, as well as bringing back Manchester United defender Axel Tuanzebe on loan and pipping Celtic to sign midfielder John McGinn from Hibernian.

Adaptable twice-capped Netherlands international El Ghazi can also play at left-back and in the centre of defence.

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

Brentford

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

Brentford

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

FIXTURE DETAILS

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Season | 2018-19 |
Matchday | #5 |
League Game | #4 |
Manager Game | #94 |
Wednesday, 22 August 2018

MATCH SUMMARY

Manager: Steve Bruce | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ | Northumberland, 2016-2018
Referee: Jonathan Moss | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ | West Riding, 2005-2022
Kick off: 7.45pm
HT Score: ๐ŸŸจ 1-1
FT Score: ๐ŸŸจ 2-2
FT Result: ๐ŸŸจ Drew
Last 5: ๐ŸŸฉ ๐ŸŸฉ ๐ŸŸฉ ๐ŸŸจ ๐ŸŸจ

MANAGERIAL RECORD

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

GAMES | WINS | DRAWS | LOSSES | POINTS PER GAME

๐Ÿ•’ 94 | ๐ŸŸฉ | 45 ๐ŸŸจ | 21 ๐ŸŸฅ 28 | 1.66

Villa Career Form:

Top 6

MATCH OFFICIALS

Referee: Jonathan Moss | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ | West Riding, 2005-2022
Matches Officiated: 18
๐ŸŸฉ : 7
๐ŸŸจ : 3
๐ŸŸฅ : 8
๐Ÿ†˜ : 6
Previous 5: ๐ŸŸฉ ๐ŸŸฅ ๐ŸŸฅ ๐ŸŸฅ ๐ŸŸฉ
Last Match: ๐ŸŸฉ 26 Sep 17, Villa 4-0 Burton (a)
Cards: ๐ŸŸจ ๐ŸŸจ ๐ŸŸจ ๐ŸŸจ ๐ŸŸจ
Assistants: Harry Lennard, Andy Halliday

ALL THE MATCHES REFEREED BY:

CARDS

Villa

๐ŸŸจ ๐ŸŸจ ๐ŸŸจ

Brentford

๐ŸŸจ ๐ŸŸจ

TEAM NEWS

Glenn Whelan comes in for Birkir Bjarnason in the only change from the team that drew at Ipswich in the previous game.

TEAM STATS

Starting XI Average Age: | 28.92 |
Oldest Player: M Glenn Whelan | ๐Ÿ‡ฎ๐Ÿ‡ช | 34.63 |
Youngest Player: CB Axel Tuanzebe | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ | 20.78 |

MANAGER

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

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Aston Villa

GK ร˜rjan Nyland | ๐Ÿ‡ณ๐Ÿ‡ด |
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 | ๐ŸŸจ |
CB Axel Tuanzebe | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ | ๐Ÿ” |
M Mile Jedinak | ๐Ÿ‡ฆ๐Ÿ‡บ |
M John McGinn | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ณ๓ ฃ๓ ด๓ ฟ |
M Glenn Whelan | ๐Ÿ‡ฎ๐Ÿ‡ช | ๐Ÿ” |
M Jack Grealish | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ | ๐ŸŸจ |
W Albert Adomah | ๐Ÿ‡ฌ๐Ÿ‡ญ | ๐Ÿ”ฅ | ๐Ÿ” |
CF Jonathan Kodija | ๐Ÿ‡จ๐Ÿ‡ฎ | ๐ŸŸจ | โšฝ | โšฝ |

MANAGER

Dean Smith | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ |

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Brentford

GK Daniel Bentley | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ |
RB Henrik Dalsgaard | ๐Ÿ‡ฉ๐Ÿ‡ฐ |
CB Chris Mepham | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ท๓ ฌ๓ ณ๓ ฟ |
CB Ezri Konsa | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ |
CB Yoann Barbet | ๐Ÿ‡ซ๐Ÿ‡ท |
M Lewis MacLeod | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ณ๓ ฃ๓ ด๓ ฟ | ๐Ÿ” |
M Josh McEachran | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ | ๐Ÿ” |
M Romaine Sawyers | ๐Ÿ‡ฐ๐Ÿ‡ณ |
W Sergi Canรณs | ๐Ÿ‡ช๐Ÿ‡ธ | ๐Ÿ” |
CF Neil Maupay | ๐Ÿ‡ซ๐Ÿ‡ท | โšฝ | โšฝ |
CF Ollie Watkins | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ | ๐ŸŸจ |

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SUBSTITUTES

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๐Ÿ” W Andrรฉ Green | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ | for W Albert Adomah | ๐Ÿ‡ฌ๐Ÿ‡ญ | 70โ€™ |
๐Ÿ” M Conor Hourihane | ๐Ÿ‡ฎ๐Ÿ‡ช | for CB Axel Tuanzebe | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ | 83โ€™ |
๐Ÿ” F Rushian Hepburn-Murphy | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ | for M Glenn Whelan | ๐Ÿ‡ฎ๐Ÿ‡ช | 85โ€™ |

SUBSTITUTES

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๐Ÿ” | M Kamohelo Mokotjo | ๐Ÿ‡ฟ๐Ÿ‡ฆ | for M Lewis MacLeod | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ณ๓ ฃ๓ ด๓ ฟ | 46โ€™ |
๐Ÿ” | M Nico Yennaris | ๐Ÿ‡จ๐Ÿ‡ณ | for M Josh McEachran | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ | 60โ€™ |
๐Ÿ” | CF Saรฏd Benrahma | ๐Ÿ‡ฉ๐Ÿ‡ฟ | ๐ŸŸจ | for W Sergi Canรณs | ๐Ÿ‡ช๐Ÿ‡ธ | 72โ€™ |

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UNUSED SUBSTITUTES

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GK Andrรฉ Moreira | ๐Ÿ‡ต๐Ÿ‡น |
CB Tommy Elphick | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ |
LB Neil Taylor | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ท๓ ฌ๓ ณ๓ ฟ |
M Birkir Bjarnason | ๐Ÿ‡ฎ๐Ÿ‡ธ |

UNUSED SUBSTITUTES

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GK Luke Daniels | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ |
CB Julian Jeanvier | ๐Ÿ‡ฌ๐Ÿ‡ณ |
M Ryan Woods | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ |
M Alan Judge | ๐Ÿ‡ฎ๐Ÿ‡ช |

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SQUAD STATS

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1st XI Cost: ยฃ39.33m
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 : 5/11
Homegrown: 1/11
Subs Cost: ยฃ3.15m
Team Cost: ยฃ42.48m
Squad Cost: ยฃ47.79m
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: 3/18

MATCHDAY SQUAD

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GK ร˜rjan Nyland | ๐Ÿ‡ณ๐Ÿ‡ด | ยฃ2.70m |
GK Andrรฉ Moreira | ๐Ÿ‡ต๐Ÿ‡น | Loan |

RB Alan Hutton | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ณ๓ ฃ๓ ด๓ ฟ | ยฃ4.05m |
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 Tommy Elphick | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ | ยฃ3.51m |
CB Axel Tuanzebe | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ | Loan |

M Mile Jedinak | ๐Ÿ‡ฆ๐Ÿ‡บ | ยฃ4.14m |
M Conor Hourihane | ๐Ÿ‡ฎ๐Ÿ‡ช | ยฃ3.15m |
M John McGinn | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ณ๓ ฃ๓ ด๓ ฟ | ยฃ2.79m |
M Birkir Bjarnason | ๐Ÿ‡ฎ๐Ÿ‡ธ | ยฃ1.80m |
M Glenn Whelan | ๐Ÿ‡ฎ๐Ÿ‡ช | ยฃ1.53m |
M Jack Grealish | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ | Youth |

W Albert Adomah | ๐Ÿ‡ฌ๐Ÿ‡ญ | ยฃ3.15m |
W Andrรฉ Green | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ | Youth |

CF Jonathan Kodjia | ๐Ÿ‡จ๐Ÿ‡ฎ | ยฃ11.61m |
F Rushian Hepburn-Murphy | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ | Youth |

SQUAD STATS

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1st XI Cost: ยฃ16.37m
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: โญ•/11
Subs Cost: ยฃ2.41m
Team Cost: ยฃ18.78m
Squad Cost: ยฃ21.65m
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: โญ•/18

MATCHDAY SQUAD

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GK Daniel Bentley | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ | Free |
GK Luke Daniels | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ | Free |

RB Henrik Dalsgaard | ๐Ÿ‡ฉ๐Ÿ‡ฐ | ยฃ0.95m |

CB Ezri Konsa | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ | ยฃ2.44m |
CB Julian Jeanvier | ๐Ÿ‡ฌ๐Ÿ‡ณ | ยฃ1.71m |
CB Yoann Barbet | ๐Ÿ‡ซ๐Ÿ‡ท | ยฃ0.60m |
CB Chris Mepham | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ท๓ ฌ๓ ณ๓ ฟ | Free |

M Ryan Woods | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ | ยฃ1.16m |
M Lewis MacLeod | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ณ๓ ฃ๓ ด๓ ฟ | ยฃ1.10m |
M Josh McEachran | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ | ยฃ0.89m |
M Kamohelo Mokotjo | ๐Ÿ‡ฟ๐Ÿ‡ฆ | ยฃ0.86m |
M Nico Yennaris | ๐Ÿ‡จ๐Ÿ‡ณ | ยฃ0.09m |
M Romaine Sawyers | ๐Ÿ‡ฐ๐Ÿ‡ณ | Free |
M Alan Judge | ๐Ÿ‡ฎ๐Ÿ‡ช | Free |

W Sergi Canรณs | ๐Ÿ‡ช๐Ÿ‡ธ | ยฃ2.49m |

CF Ollie Watkins | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ | ยฃ6.19m |
CF Neil Maupay | ๐Ÿ‡ซ๐Ÿ‡ท | ยฃ1.71m |
CF Saรฏd Benrahma | ๐Ÿ‡ฉ๐Ÿ‡ฟ | ยฃ1.46m |

UNAVAILABLE

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Injury | 2 |
CF Keinan Davis | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ |
F Scott Hogan | ๐Ÿ‡ฎ๐Ÿ‡ช |

Out on Loan | 4 |
M Gary Gardner | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ | Small Heath
GK Jed Steer | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ | Charlton
CB Easah Suliman | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ | Emmen
RB Mitch Clark | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ท๓ ฌ๓ ณ๓ ฟ | Port Vale

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 | 57%
Possession A | 43%
Shots F | 17
Shots A | 13
Shots on Target F | 8
Shots on Target A | 7
Corners F | 13
Corners A | 6
Fouls F | 9
Fouls A | 18

MATCH QUOTES

*Villa boss Steve Bruce* โ€œThat was our best performance by a country mile in the first half. You can see what weโ€™re trying to do. Then the first mistake we make they score from, but the reaction was good. โ€œIt was a horrible stamp on John McGinn and their lad should have been sent off. I know how difficult it is for referees and I never want to see anyone red carded. But I am sure they will look at it. A malicious stamp on purpose sticks in the back of your throat, especially when that player scores twice โ€œAt 2-1 down, they then had a couple of chances in a good 10 minutes and, all of a sudden, you think thatโ€™s a bit unjust. But Jonathan Kodjia looks a bit more like the old Jonathan Kodjia again. And we had the character to come back again and get something.โ€

MATCH REPORT