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Game #5459

Friday, 28 September 2018

Attendance: 24,224

Drew

Championship

15th (-2)

Bristol City

Last 5: ๐ŸŸฅ ๐ŸŸจ ๐ŸŸฉ ๐ŸŸฅ ๐ŸŸจ

Ashton Gate

Villa draw for the fifth time in ten Championship matches and now have just one win in eight as Steve Bruce's grip on reality becomes increasingly tenuous and increasingly hard to watch.

Bristol City

1-1

Aston Villa

Assist(s) | Conor Hourihane | 45โ€™+3 |

KEY MAN

Celebrations for Birkir Bjarnason's equaliser on the stroke of half time, 28 September 2018

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MATCH TIMELINE

๐Ÿฅ… | 16โ€™ Goal, 0-1, (Bristol City), Josh Brownhill
๐ŸŸจ | 26โ€™ Booking, Jonathan Kodija for a bad foul
โšฝ | 45โ€™+3 Goal, 1-1, Birkir Bjarnason, Assist by Conor Hourihane
๐Ÿ•’ | HT Bristol City 1-1 Aston Villa
๐ŸŸจ | 62โ€™ Booking, Alan Hutton for a bad foul
๐Ÿ” | 75โ€™ Sub off, Jonathan Kodija, Sub on, Yannick Bolasie
๐Ÿ” | 90โ€™+1 Sub off, Tammy Abraham, Sub on, Albert Adomah
๐Ÿ•’ | FT Bristol City 1-1 Aston Villa

ON THIS DAY

Villa climb to 11th after yet another draw - their 5th in 10 league games - and already look like automatic promotion is beyond them for the third successive season.

Once again rather than addressing the reasons and planning the response, Steve Bruce chooses to bring the focus onto himself in his now familiarly self obsessed way of thinking which to most observers can only seem to be a contributing factor in Villaโ€™s failure to learn from their mistakes.

Former Villa centre back Nathan Baker and former Villa forward Andreas Weimann lined up for Bristol City.

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

Bristol City

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

Bristol City

Previous 5 vs. Bristol City: ๐ŸŸฉ ๐ŸŸฅ ๐ŸŸฉ ๐ŸŸจ ๐ŸŸฉ

FIXTURE DETAILS

Season | 2018-19 |
Matchday | #12 |
League Game | #10 |
Manager Game | #101 |
Friday, 28 September 2018

MATCH SUMMARY

Manager: Steve Bruce | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ | Northumberland, 2016-2018
Referee: Tim Robinson | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ | Sussex, 2012-
Kick off: 8.00pm
HT Score: ๐ŸŸจ 1-1
FT Score: ๐ŸŸจ 1-1
FT Result: ๐ŸŸจ Drew
Last 5: ๐ŸŸฅ ๐ŸŸจ ๐ŸŸฉ ๐ŸŸฅ ๐ŸŸจ

MATCH OFFICIALS

Referee: Tim Robinson | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ | Sussex, 2012-
Previous 5: ๐ŸŸฉ ๐ŸŸฅ ๐ŸŸฅ ๐ŸŸฅ ๐ŸŸจ
Last Match: ๐ŸŸจ 18 Aug 18, Villa 1-1 Ipswich (a)
Cards: ๐ŸŸจ ๐ŸŸจ ๐ŸŸจ ๐ŸŸจ
Assistants: Andrew Fox, Mark Jones

CARDS

Villa

๐ŸŸจ ๐ŸŸจ

Bristol City

๐ŸŸจ ๐ŸŸจ

Tim Robinson

TEAM NEWS

Steve Bruce recalls Axel Tuanzebe and Birkir Bjarnason as Ahmed Elmohamady and Albert Adomah make way.

TEAM STATS

Starting XI Average Age: | 27.43 |
Oldest Player: M Mile Jedinak | ๐Ÿ‡ฆ๐Ÿ‡บ | 34.18 |
Youngest Player: CB Axel Tuanzebe | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ | 20.88 |

MANAGER

MANAGER

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

Lee Johnson | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ |

Aston Villa

GK ร˜rjan Nyland | ๐Ÿ‡ณ๐Ÿ‡ด |
RB Alan Hutton | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ณ๓ ฃ๓ ด๓ ฟ | ๐ŸŸจ |
CB James Chester | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ท๓ ฌ๓ ณ๓ ฟ |
CB Axel Tuanzebe | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ |
M Conor Hourihane | ๐Ÿ‡ฎ๐Ÿ‡ช | ๐Ÿ”ฅ |
M Mile Jedinak | ๐Ÿ‡ฆ๐Ÿ‡บ |
M John McGinn | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ณ๓ ฃ๓ ด๓ ฟ |
M Birkir Bjarnason | ๐Ÿ‡ฎ๐Ÿ‡ธ | โšฝ |
M Jack Grealish | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ |
CF Tammy Abraham | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ | ๐Ÿ” |
CF Jonathan Kodija | ๐Ÿ‡จ๐Ÿ‡ฎ | ๐ŸŸจ | ๐Ÿ” |

Bristol City

GK Niki Mรคenpรครค | ๐Ÿ‡ซ๐Ÿ‡ฎ |
CB Adam Webster | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ |
CB Nathan Baker (ex) | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ |
CB Lloyd Kelly | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ |
RB Jack Hunt | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ | ๐ŸŸจ |
M Josh Brownhill | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ | โšฝ |
M Callum Oโ€™Dowda | ๐Ÿ‡ฎ๐Ÿ‡ช | ๐Ÿ” |
M Niclas Eliasson | ๐Ÿ‡ธ๐Ÿ‡ช | ๐Ÿ” |
M Marlon Pack | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ |
CF Matty Taylor | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ | ๐ŸŸจ | ๐Ÿ” |
CF Andreas Weimann (ex) | ๐Ÿ‡ฆ๐Ÿ‡น |

SUBSTITUTES

๐Ÿ” W Yannick Bolasie | ๐Ÿ‡จ๐Ÿ‡ฉ | for CF Jonathan Kodija | ๐Ÿ‡จ๐Ÿ‡ฎ | 75โ€™ |
๐Ÿ” W Albert Adomah | ๐Ÿ‡ฌ๐Ÿ‡ญ | for CF Tammy Abraham | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ | 90โ€™+1 |

SUBSTITUTES

๐Ÿ” | CF Famara Diรฉdhiou | ๐Ÿ‡ธ๐Ÿ‡ณ | for M Callum Oโ€™Dowda | ๐Ÿ‡ฎ๐Ÿ‡ช | 68โ€™ |
๐Ÿ” | F Jamie Paterson | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ | for CF Matty Taylor | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ | 68โ€™ |
๐Ÿ” | W Marley Watkins | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ท๓ ฌ๓ ณ๓ ฟ | for M Niclas Eliasson | ๐Ÿ‡ธ๐Ÿ‡ช | 87โ€™ |

UNUSED SUBSTITUTES

GK Andrรฉ Moreira | ๐Ÿ‡ต๐Ÿ‡น |
RB James Bree | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ |
RB Ahmed Elmohamady | ๐Ÿ‡ช๐Ÿ‡ฌ |
M Glenn Whelan | ๐Ÿ‡ฎ๐Ÿ‡ช |
W Anwar El Ghazi | ๐Ÿ‡ณ๐Ÿ‡ฑ |

UNUSED SUBSTITUTES

GK Max Oโ€™Leary | ๐Ÿ‡ฎ๐Ÿ‡ช |
LB Jay Dasilva | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ |
M Liam Walsh | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ |
M Jens Hegeler | ๐Ÿ‡ฉ๐Ÿ‡ช |

SQUAD STATS

1st XI Cost: ยฃ38.61m
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: ยฃ3.15m
Team Cost: ยฃ41.76m
Squad Cost: ยฃ55.53m
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 : 7/18
Homegrown: 1/18

MATCHDAY SQUAD

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 James Bree | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ | ยฃ3.15m |
RB Ahmed Elmohamady | ๐Ÿ‡ช๐Ÿ‡ฌ | ยฃ0.99m |

CB James Chester | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ท๓ ฌ๓ ณ๓ ฟ | ยฃ8.37m |
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 Anwar El Ghazi | ๐Ÿ‡ณ๐Ÿ‡ฑ | ยฃ8.10m |
W Albert Adomah | ๐Ÿ‡ฌ๐Ÿ‡ญ | ยฃ3.15m |
W Yannick Bolasie | ๐Ÿ‡จ๐Ÿ‡ฉ | Loan |

CF Jonathan Kodjia | ๐Ÿ‡จ๐Ÿ‡ฎ | ยฃ11.61m |
CF Tammy Abraham | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ | Loan |

SQUAD STATS

1st XI Cost: ยฃ13.67m
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: ยฃ6.09m
Team Cost: ยฃ19.76m
Squad Cost: ยฃ20.96m
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 Max Oโ€™Leary | ๐Ÿ‡ฎ๐Ÿ‡ช | Youth |
GK Niki Mรคenpรครค | ๐Ÿ‡ซ๐Ÿ‡ฎ | Free |

RB Jack Hunt | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ | ยฃ1.46m |
LB Jay Dasilva | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ | Loan |

CB Nathan Baker (ex) | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ | ยฃ3.71m |
CB Adam Webster | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ | ยฃ3.43m |
CB Lloyd Kelly | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ | Youth |

M Niclas Eliasson | ๐Ÿ‡ธ๐Ÿ‡ช | ยฃ1.71m |
M Callum Oโ€™Dowda | ๐Ÿ‡ฎ๐Ÿ‡ช | ยฃ1.03m |
M Liam Walsh | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ | ยฃ0.94m |
M Jens Hegeler | ๐Ÿ‡ฉ๐Ÿ‡ช | ยฃ0.26m |
M Marlon Pack | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ | ยฃ0.10m |
M Josh Brownhill | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ | Free |

W Marley Watkins | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ท๓ ฌ๓ ณ๓ ฟ | ยฃ0.95m |

CF Famara Diรฉdhiou | ๐Ÿ‡ธ๐Ÿ‡ณ | ยฃ5.14m |
CF Andreas Weimann (ex) | ๐Ÿ‡ฆ๐Ÿ‡น | ยฃ1.93m |
CF Matty Taylor | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ | ยฃ0.30m |
F Jamie Paterson | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ | Free |

UNAVAILABLE

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

Out on Loan | 9 |
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
M Aaron Tshibola | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ | Kilmarnock
W Andrรฉ Green | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ | Portsmouth
CB Tommy Elphick | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ | Hull
RB Ritchie De Laet | ๐Ÿ‡ง๐Ÿ‡ช | Melbourne
CF Ross McCormack | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ณ๓ ฃ๓ ด๓ ฟ | Central Coast Mariners

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

GK Andrรฉ Moreira | ๐Ÿ‡ต๐Ÿ‡น | Final Squad Appearance |

MATCH STATS

Possession F | 54%
Possession A | 46%
Shots F | 12
Shots A | 7
Shots on Target F | 5
Shots on Target A | 3
Corners F | 8
Corners A | 3
Fouls F | 18
Fouls A | 15

TABLE

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PROGRAMME

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MATCHDAY QUOTES

*Villa boss Steve Bruce*

โ€œThere is a certain element that think I canโ€™t do the right thing about anything. I know with a club of our size there is expectation. However, it is not a given to come to Bristol City and beat them three- or four-nil. I will get on with the job as always and do the best I can. I know with the squad of players I have that we will be there or thereabouts when it counts.โ€

*Sky Sports*
Friday, 28 September 2018

Bristol City and Aston Villa shared the points at Ashton Gate after a 1-1 draw in the Championship on Friday night.

Bristol City took the lead through Josh Brownhillโ€™s low effort from 20 yards (16), but Villa levelled in first-half injury time through Birkir Bjarnasonโ€™s bullet header from Conor Hourihaneโ€™s free-kick.

Both sides had half-chances in the second half, but neither could find a way through in a dull encounter. It leaves Villa in 11th, with just one win in nine matches, while Bristol City are in eighth, a point better off.

Former Villa man Andreas Weimann missed an early chance for the hosts, blazing over with a close-range header, while former Bristol City forward Jonathan Kodjia saw a good chance blocked at the opposite end from inside the box.

Bristol City won the midfield battle early on, however, and were ahead as the ball broke to Brownhill on the edge of the box, seeing his low drive fly past Orjan Nyland, who will feel he should have done better.

They continued to dominate the first half until Villaโ€™s last-gasp leveller, Bjarnason scoring his second goal of the season with a fierce header from Hourihaneโ€™s superb left-wing free-kick.

John McGinn saw a finely-struck half volley well saved by Niki Maenpaa in the second half, before Nathan Bakerโ€™s header late on was cleared off the line by a combination of Alan Hutton and McGinn.

Hourihane struck just wide in the last minute, but it ended goalless as the pressure builds on Villa manager Steve Bruce.

Aston Villa manager Steve Bruce: โ€œThere is a certain element that think I canโ€™t do the right thing about anything. I know with a club of our size there is expectation. However, it is not a given to come to Bristol City and beat them three- or four-nil. I will get on with the job as always and do the best I can. I know with the squad of players I have that we will be there or thereabouts when it counts.โ€