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Game #5479

Aston Villa

Saturday, 26 January 2019

Won

10th (+2)

Last 5: ๐ŸŸจ ๐ŸŸฅ ๐ŸŸฅ ๐ŸŸจ ๐ŸŸฉ

Championship

Attendance: 33,653

Ipswich Town

Villa Park

Villa win for the first time in five Championship games to make it six wins, six draws and two defeats in fourteen League matches under Dean Smith.

Aston Villa

2-1

Ipswich Town

Assist(s) | Conor Hourihane | 6โ€™ |

KEY MAN

Tammy Abraham scores from the spot having already matched Pongo Waring's record of scoring in seven successive home games, 26 January 2019

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MATCH TIMELINE

Saturday, 26 January 2019

โšฝ | 6โ€™ Goal, 1-0, Tammy Abraham, Assist by Conor Hourihane
๐ŸŸจ | 27โ€™ Booking, Anwar El Ghazi for a bad foul
๐Ÿ•’ | HT Aston Villa 1-0 Ipswich Town
โšฝ | 61โ€™ Goal, 2-0, Tammy Abraham (pen)
๐Ÿ” | 68โ€™ Sub off, Albert Adomah, Sub on, Ahmed Elmohamady
๐Ÿฅ… | 76โ€™ Goal, 2-1, (Ipswich Town), Freddie Sears
๐Ÿ” | 78โ€™ Sub off, Glenn Whelan, Sub on, Jonathan Kodjia
๐ŸŸจ | 78โ€™ Booking, Lovre Kaliniฤ‡
๐ŸŸจ | 84โ€™ Booking, Conor Hourihane for a bad foul
๐Ÿ” | 85โ€™ Sub off, Anwar El Ghazi, Sub on, Mile Jedinak
๐Ÿ•’ | FT Aston Villa 2-1 Ipswich Town

ON THIS DAY

Tammy Abraham became the first player to score in 7 successive home games since Pongo Waring in 1932-33 as Villa finally got back to winning ways after 6 games without a victory.

Former Villa centre back James Collins lined up for Ipswich having originally signed to play for Villa for the season as a free agent. Having joined Villa for a second time however, Collins injured himself in training and was unable to take part in the early stages of the campaign. As a result Collins ripped up his contract so as not to leave Villa with a financial burden. A leader on and off the pitch.

Aston Villa

European Cup / Champions League: ๐Ÿ†
UEFA Cup / Europa League: โŒ
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

Ipswich Town

European Cup / Champions League: โŒ
UEFA Cup / Europa League: ๐Ÿ†
League Champions: ๐Ÿ†
FA Cup Winners: ๐Ÿ†
League Cup Winners: โŒ
Last Trophy: 1980-81

FIXTURE HISTORY

Ipswich Town

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

FIXTURE DETAILS

Seasons | 2018-19 |
Matchday | #32 |
League Game | #29 |
Manager Game | #18 |
Saturday, 26 January 2019

MATCH SUMMARY

Manager: Dean Smith | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ | West Bromwich, 2018-2021
Referee: Keith Stroud | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ | Hampshire, 2004-2010
Kick off: 3.00pm
HT Score: ๐ŸŸฉ 1-0
FT Score: ๐ŸŸฉ 2-1
FT Result: ๐ŸŸฉ Won
Last 5: ๐ŸŸจ ๐ŸŸฅ ๐ŸŸฅ ๐ŸŸจ ๐ŸŸฉ

MATCH OFFICIALS

Referee: Keith Stroud | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ | Hampshire, 2004-2010
Previous 5: ๐ŸŸฉ ๐ŸŸฅ ๐ŸŸฅ ๐ŸŸฉ ๐ŸŸฅ
Last Match: ๐ŸŸฅ 26 Dec 17, Villa 1-2 Brentford (a)
Cards: ๐ŸŸจ ๐ŸŸจ ๐ŸŸจ ๐ŸŸจ
Assistants: John Flynn, Graham Kane

CARDS

Villa

๐ŸŸจ ๐ŸŸจ ๐ŸŸจ

Ipswich Town

๐ŸŸจ

Keith Stroud

TEAM NEWS

Glenn Whelan returns in place of Birkir Bjarnason whilst Anwar El Ghazi comes in for the now departed Yannick Bolasie.

TEAM STATS

Starting XI Average Age: | 28.91 |
Oldest Player: M Glenn Whelan | ๐Ÿ‡ฎ๐Ÿ‡ช | 35.06 |
Youngest Player: CF Tammy Abraham | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ | 21.33 |

MANAGER

MANAGER

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

Paul Lambert | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ณ๓ ฃ๓ ด๓ ฟ |

Aston Villa

GK Lovre Kaliniฤ‡ | ๐Ÿ‡ญ๐Ÿ‡ท | ๐ŸŸจ |
LB Neil Taylor | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ท๓ ฌ๓ ณ๓ ฟ |
CB James Chester | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ท๓ ฌ๓ ณ๓ ฟ |
CB Tommy Elphick | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ |
RB Alan Hutton | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ณ๓ ฃ๓ ด๓ ฟ |
M John McGinn | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ณ๓ ฃ๓ ด๓ ฟ |
M Glenn Whelan | ๐Ÿ‡ฎ๐Ÿ‡ช | ๐Ÿ” |
M Conor Hourihane | ๐Ÿ‡ฎ๐Ÿ‡ช | ๐Ÿ”ฅ | ๐ŸŸจ |
W Albert Adomah | ๐Ÿ‡ฌ๐Ÿ‡ญ | ๐Ÿ” |
W Anwar El Ghazi | ๐Ÿ‡ณ๐Ÿ‡ฑ | ๐ŸŸจ | ๐Ÿ” |
CF Tammy Abraham | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ | โšฝ | โšฝ |

Ipswich Town

GK Bartosz Biaล‚kowski | ๐Ÿ‡ต๐Ÿ‡ฑ |
CB Luke Chambers | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ |
CB James Collins (ex) | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ท๓ ฌ๓ ณ๓ ฟ |
CB Matthew Pennington | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ |
CB Trevor Chalobah | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ | ๐Ÿ” |
LB Myles Kenlock | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ | ๐ŸŸจ |
M Cole Skuse | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ |
M Flynn Downes | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ |
M Alan Judge | ๐Ÿ‡ฎ๐Ÿ‡ช |
CF Will Keane | ๐Ÿ‡ฎ๐Ÿ‡ช | ๐Ÿ” |
F Freddie Sears | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ | โšฝ |

SUBSTITUTES

๐Ÿ” RB Ahmed Elmohamady | ๐Ÿ‡ช๐Ÿ‡ฌ | for W Albert Adomah | ๐Ÿ‡ฌ๐Ÿ‡ญ | 68โ€™ |
๐Ÿ” CF Jonathan Kodjia | ๐Ÿ‡จ๐Ÿ‡ฎ | for M Glenn Whelan | ๐Ÿ‡ฎ๐Ÿ‡ช | 78โ€™ |
๐Ÿ” M Mile Jedinak | ๐Ÿ‡ฆ๐Ÿ‡บ | for W Anwar El Ghazi | ๐Ÿ‡ณ๐Ÿ‡ฑ | 85โ€™ |

SUBSTITUTES

๐Ÿ” | CF Collin Quaner | ๐Ÿ‡ฉ๐Ÿ‡ช | for CF Will Keane | ๐Ÿ‡ฎ๐Ÿ‡ช | 62โ€™ |
๐Ÿ” | CF Kayden Jackson | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ | for CB Trevor Chalobah | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ | 89โ€™ |

UNUSED SUBSTITUTES

GK Jed Steer | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ |
CB Kortney Hause | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ |
CF Keinan Davis | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ |
F Callum Oโ€™Hare | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ |

UNUSED SUBSTITUTES

GK Dean Gerken | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ |
CB Toto Nsiala | ๐Ÿ‡จ๐Ÿ‡ฉ |
LB Callum Elder | ๐Ÿ‡ฆ๐Ÿ‡บ |
M Jon Nolan | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ |
M Teddy Bishop | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ |

SQUAD STATS

1st XI Cost: ยฃ40.05m
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: ยฃ16.74m
Team Cost: ยฃ56.79m
Squad Cost: ยฃ57.28m
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: 1/18

MATCHDAY SQUAD

GK Lovre Kaliniฤ‡ | ๐Ÿ‡ญ๐Ÿ‡ท | ยฃ5.40m |
GK Jed Steer | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ | ยฃ0.49m |

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 Kortney Hause | 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 Glenn Whelan | ๐Ÿ‡ฎ๐Ÿ‡ช | ยฃ1.53m |

W Anwar El Ghazi | ๐Ÿ‡ณ๐Ÿ‡ฑ | ยฃ8.10m |
W Albert Adomah | ๐Ÿ‡ฌ๐Ÿ‡ญ | ยฃ3.15m |

CF Jonathan Kodjia | ๐Ÿ‡จ๐Ÿ‡ฎ | ยฃ11.61m |
F Callum Oโ€™Hare | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ | Youth |
CF Keinan Davis | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ | Free |
CF Tammy Abraham | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ | Loan |

SQUAD STATS

1st XI Cost: ยฃ0.11m
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: ยฃ1.54m
Team Cost: ยฃ1.65m
Squad Cost: ยฃ1.65m
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 : 12/18
Homegrown: 2/18

MATCHDAY SQUAD

GK Bartosz Biaล‚kowski | ๐Ÿ‡ต๐Ÿ‡ฑ | Free |
GK Dean Gerken | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ | Free |

LB Myles Kenlock | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ | Youth |
LB Callum Elder | ๐Ÿ‡ฆ๐Ÿ‡บ | Loan |

CB Luke Chambers | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ | Free |
CB James Collins (ex) | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ท๓ ฌ๓ ณ๓ ฟ | Free |
CB Toto Nsiala | ๐Ÿ‡จ๐Ÿ‡ฉ | Free |
CB Matthew Pennington | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ | Loan |
CB Trevor Chalobah | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ | Loan |

M Flynn Downes | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ | Youth |
M Teddy Bishop | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ | Youth |
M Cole Skuse | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ | Free |
M Alan Judge | ๐Ÿ‡ฎ๐Ÿ‡ช | Free |
M Jon Nolan | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ | Free |

CF Kayden Jackson | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ | ยฃ1.54m |
F Freddie Sears | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ | ยฃ0.11m |
CF Will Keane | ๐Ÿ‡ฎ๐Ÿ‡ช | Loan |
CF Collin Quaner | ๐Ÿ‡ฉ๐Ÿ‡ช | Loan |

UNAVAILABLE

Injury | 5 |
M Jack Grealish | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ |
CB Axel Tuanzebe | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ |
GK ร˜rjan Nyland | ๐Ÿ‡ณ๐Ÿ‡ด |
M Henri Lansbury | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ |
W Andrรฉ Green | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ |

Out on Loan | 6 |
M Gary Gardner | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ | Small Heath
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
RB Ritchie De Laet | ๐Ÿ‡ง๐Ÿ‡ช | Melbourne
CF Ross McCormack | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ณ๓ ฃ๓ ด๓ ฟ | Motherwell
F Rushian Hepburn-Murphy | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ | Cambridge

Not Selected | 2 |
RB James Bree | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ |
F Scott Hogan | ๐Ÿ‡ฎ๐Ÿ‡ช |

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

F Callum Oโ€™Hare | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ | Final Squad Appearance |

MATCH STATS

Possession F | 45%
Possession A | 55%
Shots F | 23
Shots A | 8
Shots on Target F | 13
Shots on Target A | 3
Corners F | 9
Corners A | 3
Fouls F | 14
Fouls A | 19

TABLE

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PROGRAMME

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MATCHDAY QUOTES

*Villa boss Dean Smith*

โ€We could have won 5-0. It didnโ€™t matter as it was about getting a win at home, which we thoroughly we deserved. It was comfortable at 2-0 until Freddie Sears stuck one away in the top corner. Then we had a five-minute spell when there was a bit of panic trying to get over the line.

โ€œI was disappointed it wasnโ€™t emphatic as it should have been. Tammy should have been walking away with his 21st and 22nd goals of the season, while John McGinn should also have scored a couple. We had a number of chances and had we been more clinical we would have made the game more comfortable.โ€

*Sky Sports*
Saturday, 26 January 2019

Tammy Abraham scored twice for Aston Villa as Ipswich boss Paul Lambert suffered an unhappy return to his former club.

The 2-1 defeat was hardly surprising, although Villa should have recorded a more conclusive win over a club in such desperate straits, who did keep the game alive with a late strike from Freddie Sears.

Town boss Paul Lambert has now seen Ipswich win just twice in 14 games under his control and there was rarely any chance of an improvement to that record against a Villa side who continue to look disjointed.

Fortunately they possess a goalscorer in Abraham who took his tally to 19 for the season in this game.

Relegation-threatened Ipswich found themselves in trouble as early as the sixth minute when Abraham notched his 10th goal in six home games.

The goal came as a result of some woeful Ipswich defending as the uncertain Bartosz Bialkowski could not decide whether to come off his line or remain rooted. The indecision proved fatal as Abraham moved in to head home a pinpoint free-kick from Conor Hourihane.

It was an ominous start for the Tractor Boys, who had previously collected only one away point from a possible 18.

Villa - without Jack Grealish for a 10th successive game, a spell across which Villa have only won one of eight league games - made their customary high-level start.

Fortunately for Villa their opposition lacked the power to counter-attack in strength.

The result was that the team with the worst defensive record in the Sky Bet Championship were able to maintain a slender lead.

There were, however, occasions when James Chester in particular was ill at ease and Ipswich were given a boost to their flagging fortunes to take the game to Villa.

James Collins, who was in the Ipswich team only a month after turning down the offer of a short-term contract with his old club Villa, was a stalwart in Townโ€™s defence.

In quick succession he halted the progress of Anwar El Ghazi and then headed away a dangerous cross from the on-loan Lille winger.

Twice John McGinn tested Bialkowski with powerful shots, while the Ipswich โ€˜keeper had to show some smart reflex action to keep out a drive from Abraham as Villa failed to build upon their early advantage.

Villa maintained their relentless pressure in the second half but Ipswich resolutely kept themselves in the game until the 61st minute, when Abraham converted a penalty after McGinn had been needlessly impeded by Alan Judge.

But the introduction of Colin Quaner gave Ipswich more attacking pressure and in the 76th minute Sears scored with a 25-yard rising drive, while an 80th-minute glancing header from Trevoh Chalobah hit the outside of a post.

*Villa boss Dean Smith*

โ€We could have won 5-0. It didnโ€™t matter as it was about getting a win at home, which we thoroughly we deserved. It was comfortable at 2-0 until Freddie Sears stuck one away in the top corner. Then we had a five-minute spell when there was a bit of panic trying to get over the line.

โ€œI was disappointed it wasnโ€™t emphatic as it should have been. Tammy should have been walking away with his 21st and 22nd goals of the season, while John McGinn should also have scored a couple. We had a number of chances and had we been more clinical we would have made the game more comfortable.โ€