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Game #5484

Saturday, 23 February 2019

Attendance: 27,975

Drew

Championship

13th (-2)

Stoke

Last 5: ๐ŸŸจ ๐ŸŸจ ๐ŸŸฅ ๐ŸŸฅ ๐ŸŸจ

Bet365 Stadium

A legendary half time team talk changes the game, changes the season and changes Villa's trajectory.

Stoke

1-1

Aston Villa

Assist(s) | Anwar El Ghazi | 62โ€™ |

KEY MAN

Albert Adomah celebrates the goal that started the Villa resurrection, 23 February 2019

RELATED MATCHES

MATCH TIMELINE

๐Ÿฅ… | 5โ€™ Goal, 0-1, (Stoke City), Sam Vokes
๐Ÿ” | 7โ€™ Sub off, Alan Hutton, Sub on, Albert Adomah
๐ŸŸจ | 41โ€™ Booking, Kortney Hause for a bad foul
๐Ÿ•’ | HT Stoke City 1-0 Aston Villa
โšฝ | 62โ€™ Goal, 1-1, Albert Adomah, Assist by Anwar El Ghazi
๐Ÿ” | 85โ€™ Sub off, Albert Adomah, Sub on, Andrรฉ Green
๐Ÿ•’ | FT Stoke City 1-1 Aston Villa

ON THIS DAY

Albert Adomah rescued a draw for Villa but the performance meant confidence abounded that the corner had turned.

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

Stoke

European Cup / Champions League: โŒ
League Champions: โŒ
FA Cup Winners: โŒ
League Cup Winners: ๐Ÿ†
Last Trophy: 1971-72

FIXTURE HISTORY

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

FIXTURE DETAILS

Seasons | 2018-19 |
Matchday | #37 |
League Game | #34 |
Manager Game | #23 |
Saturday, 23 February 2019

MATCH SUMMARY

Manager: Dean Smith | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ | West Bromwich, 2018-2021
Referee: David Webb | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ | County Durham, 2008-
Kick off: 3.00pm
HT Score: ๐ŸŸฅ 0-1
FT Score: ๐ŸŸจ 1-1
FT Result: ๐ŸŸจ Drew
Last 5: ๐ŸŸจ ๐ŸŸจ ๐ŸŸฅ ๐ŸŸฅ ๐ŸŸจ

MATCH OFFICIALS

Referee: David Webb | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ | County Durham, 2008-
Previous 5: ๐ŸŸฅ
Last Match: ๐ŸŸฅ 22 Sep 18, Villa 1-2 Wednesday (h)
Cards: ๐ŸŸจ ๐ŸŸจ ๐ŸŸจ ๐ŸŸจ
Assistants: Dean Treleaven, Lee Venamore

CARDS

Villa

๐ŸŸจ

Stoke

๐ŸŸจ ๐ŸŸจ ๐ŸŸจ

TEAM NEWS

Jed Steer came in for Lovre Kaliniฤ‡ with John McGinn suspended Jonathan Kodjia returned along with Anwar El Ghazi whilst Andrรฉ Green dropped out.

TEAM STATS

Starting XI Average Age: | 28.28 |
Oldest Player: M Glenn Whelan | ๐Ÿ‡ฎ๐Ÿ‡ช | 35.14 |
Youngest Player: CF Tammy Abraham | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ | 21.41 |

MANAGER

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

MANAGER

Nathan Jones | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ท๓ ฌ๓ ณ๓ ฟ |

Aston Villa

GK Jed Steer | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ |
CB Kortney Hause | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ | ๐ŸŸจ |
CB Tyrone Mings | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ |
CB Tommy Elphick | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ |
RB Alan Hutton | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ณ๓ ฃ๓ ด๓ ฟ | ๐Ÿ” |
RB Ahmed Elmohamady | ๐Ÿ‡ช๐Ÿ‡ฌ |
M Glenn Whelan | ๐Ÿ‡ฎ๐Ÿ‡ช |
M Conor Hourihane | ๐Ÿ‡ฎ๐Ÿ‡ช |
W Anwar El Ghazi | ๐Ÿ‡ณ๐Ÿ‡ฑ | ๐Ÿ”ฅ |
CF Tammy Abraham | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ |
CF Jonathan Kodija | ๐Ÿ‡จ๐Ÿ‡ฎ |

Stoke

GK Jack Butland | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ |
RB Tom Edwards | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ |
CB Danny Batth | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ |
CB Bruno Martins Indi | ๐Ÿ‡ณ๐Ÿ‡ฑ | ๐ŸŸจ |
M Joe Allen | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ท๓ ฌ๓ ณ๓ ฟ |
M Sam Clucas | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ |
M Peter Etebo | ๐Ÿ‡ณ๐Ÿ‡ฌ | ๐ŸŸจ |
M Charlie Adam | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ณ๓ ฃ๓ ด๓ ฟ | ๐Ÿ” |
M James McClean | ๐Ÿ‡ฎ๐Ÿ‡ช |
W Tom Ince | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ | ๐Ÿ” |
CF Sam Vokes | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ท๓ ฌ๓ ณ๓ ฟ | โšฝ | ๐Ÿ” |

SUBSTITUTES

๐Ÿ” W Albert Adomah | ๐Ÿ‡ฌ๐Ÿ‡ญ | โšฝ | ๐Ÿ” | for RB Alan Hutton | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ณ๓ ฃ๓ ด๓ ฟ | 7โ€™ |
๐Ÿ” W Andrรฉ Green | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ | for W Albert Adomah | ๐Ÿ‡ฌ๐Ÿ‡ญ | 85โ€™ |

SUBSTITUTES

๐Ÿ” | CF Mame Diouf | ๐Ÿ‡ธ๐Ÿ‡ณ | for CF Sam Vokes | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ท๓ ฌ๓ ณ๓ ฟ | 17โ€™ |
๐Ÿ” | CB Ashley Williams | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ท๓ ฌ๓ ณ๓ ฟ | ๐ŸŸจ | for M Charlie Adam | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ณ๓ ฃ๓ ด๓ ฟ | 65โ€™ |
๐Ÿ” | CF Benik Afobe | ๐Ÿ‡จ๐Ÿ‡ฉ | for W Tom Ince | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ | 74โ€™ |

UNUSED SUBSTITUTES

GK Lovre Kaliniฤ‡ | ๐Ÿ‡ญ๐Ÿ‡ท |
LB Neil Taylor | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ท๓ ฌ๓ ณ๓ ฟ |
M Mile Jedinak | ๐Ÿ‡ฆ๐Ÿ‡บ |
M Birkir Bjarnason | ๐Ÿ‡ฎ๐Ÿ‡ธ |
M Jacob Ramsey | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ |

UNUSED SUBSTITUTES

GK Adam Federici | ๐Ÿ‡ฆ๐Ÿ‡บ |
CB Ryan Shawcross | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ |
M Ryan Woods | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ |
F Bojan Krkic | ๐Ÿ‡ช๐Ÿ‡ธ |

SQUAD STATS

1st XI Cost: ยฃ33.43m
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: ยฃ3.15m
Team Cost: ยฃ36.58m
Squad Cost: ยฃ47.92m
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

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 Tommy Elphick | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ | ยฃ3.51m |
CB Kortney Hause | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ | Loan |
CB Tyrone Mings | 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 Birkir Bjarnason | ๐Ÿ‡ฎ๐Ÿ‡ธ | ยฃ1.80m |
M Glenn Whelan | ๐Ÿ‡ฎ๐Ÿ‡ช | ยฃ1.53m |
M Jacob Ramsey | 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 Andrรฉ Green | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ | Youth |

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

SQUAD STATS

1st XI Cost: ยฃ64.69m
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: ยฃ11.57m
Team Cost: ยฃ76.26m
Squad Cost: ยฃ85.31m
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: 1/18

MATCHDAY SQUAD

Relegated nine months previously from the Premier League, Stoke City still boast a squad costing over ยฃ85m in the Championship, significantly above most top flight clubs.

GK Jack Butland | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ | ยฃ3.26m |
GK Adam Federici | ๐Ÿ‡ฆ๐Ÿ‡บ | Free |

RB Tom Edwards | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ | Youth |

CB Bruno Martins Indi | ๐Ÿ‡ณ๐Ÿ‡ฑ | ยฃ6.60m |
CB Danny Batth | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ | ยฃ2.96m |
CB Ryan Shawcross | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ | ยฃ1.29m |
CB Ashley Williams | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ท๓ ฌ๓ ณ๓ ฟ | Loan |

M Joe Allen | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ท๓ ฌ๓ ณ๓ ฟ | ยฃ13.29m |
M Ryan Woods | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ | ยฃ6.22m |
M Peter Etebo | ๐Ÿ‡ณ๐Ÿ‡ฌ | ยฃ6.17m |
M Sam Clucas | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ | ยฃ5.74m |
M Charlie Adam | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ณ๓ ฃ๓ ด๓ ฟ | ยฃ5.32m |
M James McClean | ๐Ÿ‡ฎ๐Ÿ‡ช | ยฃ4.80m |

W Tom Ince | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ | ยฃ9.60m |

CF Benik Afobe | ๐Ÿ‡จ๐Ÿ‡ฉ | ยฃ11.57m |
CF Sam Vokes | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ท๓ ฌ๓ ณ๓ ฟ | ยฃ6.86m |
F Bojan Krkic | ๐Ÿ‡ช๐Ÿ‡ธ | ยฃ1.54m |
CF Mame Diouf | ๐Ÿ‡ธ๐Ÿ‡ณ | Free |

UNAVAILABLE

Injury | 7 |
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 |
CB James Chester | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ท๓ ฌ๓ ณ๓ ฟ |
M Henri Lansbury | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ |
M Tom Carroll | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ |
CF Keinan Davis | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ |

Suspension | 1 |
M John McGinn | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ณ๓ ฃ๓ ด๓ ฟ |

Out on Loan | 13 |
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
F Callum Oโ€™Hare | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ | Carlisle
W Corey Blackett-Taylor | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ | Walsall
RB James Bree | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ | Ipswich
M Jake Doyle-Hayes | ๐Ÿ‡ฎ๐Ÿ‡ช | Cambridge
F Scott Hogan | ๐Ÿ‡ฎ๐Ÿ‡ช | Sheffield United
F Harry McKirdy | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ | Newport
RB Frรฉdรฉric Guilbert | ๐Ÿ‡ซ๐Ÿ‡ท | Caen

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 | 62%
Possession A | 38%
Shots F | 10
Shots A | 7
Shots on Target F | 3
Shots on Target A | 4
Corners F | 6
Corners A | 2
Fouls F | 13
Fouls A | 18

TABLE

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PROGRAMME

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MATCHDAY QUOTES

*Villa boss Dean Smith*

โ€œI wasnโ€™t happy at half time, I got into the players a little bit, but that was nothing to do with the shape, system or style of play, more down to our body language when we gave balls away.

โ€œBoth teams were very sloppy in the first half, gave balls away very cheaply, and I felt we all looked at each other as if it wasnโ€™t our mistake and we were playing alright.

โ€œSecond half it was a much better display, I thought we were dominant, created the goal and probably should have scored more and won the game.โ€

*BBC Sport*
Saturday, 23 February 2019

*Aston Villa denied Stoke City a first win in six games as Albert Adomahโ€™s first goal since March 2018 was enough to secure a point at the Bet365 Stadium.*

The Potters took the lead in the fifth minute when Sam Vokes smartly backheeled a Sam Clucas cross from the left flank past Jed Steer to register his first goal since his January move from Burnley.

After Steer had denied Tom Ince, Adomah equalised just after the hour mark when he side-footed Anwar El Ghaziโ€™s cutback into the bottom corner.

Stoke keeper Jack Butland then made brilliant saves to keep out efforts from Tammy Abraham and Tyrone Mings, while Villa midfielder Conor Hourihane sent a free-kick over the bar as the visitors finished the stronger.

Butlandโ€™s saves, the latter tipping over a looping header from Mings in stoppage time, were fitting on a day when the hosts celebrated the life and career of legendary former England goalkeeper Gordon Banks.

World Cup-winner Banks, who was in the Stoke side which won the League Cup in 1972 - the clubโ€™s only major trophy - died this month at the age of 81.

Flowers and tributes were laid at his statue outside the stadium, home supporters held cards up to form a mosaic in the stands before the match and Butland wore a special plain green jersey.

Stoke remain 17th, with Nathan Jonesโ€™ side having won only one of their past 11 Championship games.

Villa, too, have struggled for form in recent weeks and find themselves slipping a place to 11th, eight points off the play-off places following a run of one win in 10 league outings.

*Aston Villa manager Dean Smith told BBC Radio WM:*

โ€œI wasnโ€™t happy at half time, I got into the players a little bit, but that was nothing to do with the shape, system or style of play, more down to our body language when we gave balls away.

โ€œBoth teams were very sloppy in the first half, gave balls away very cheaply, and I felt we all looked at each other as if it wasnโ€™t our mistake and we were playing alright.

โ€œSecond half it was a much better display, I thought we were dominant, created the goal and probably should have scored more and won the game.โ€