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Game #5503

Aston Villa

Tuesday, 27 August 2019

Crewe Alexandra

1-6

Aston Villa

League Cup

Crewe Alexandra

Gresty Road

Attendance: 7,173

Won

2nd Round

Last 5: 🟩 🟥 🟥 🟩 🟩

Assist(s) | Henri Lansbury | 24' | 76' | 87' | Anwar El Ghazi | 45'+3 | Jack Grealish | 69' |

MATCH SUMMARY

New look Villa hammer Crewe in the second round of the League Cup.

KEY MAN

Ezri Konsa celebrates scoring 4' into his debut, 27 August 2019

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MATCH TIMELINE

Tuesday, 27 August 2019

🟢 | 1’ Debut, Matt Targett, Ezri Konsa, Marvelous Nakamba
⚽ | 4’ Goal, 1-0, Ezri Konsa
⚽ | 24’ Goal, 2-0, Conor Hourihane, Assist by Henri Lansbury
🔁 | 43’ Sub off, Matt Targett, Sub on, Frédéric Guilbert
⚽ | 45’+3 Goal, 3-0, Conor Hourihane, Assist by Anwar El Ghazi
🕒 | HT Crewe Alexandra 0-3 Aston Villa
🟨 | 58’ Booking, Henri Lansbury for a bad foul
🔁 | 68’ Sub off, Jota, Sub on, Jack Grealish
⚽ | 69’ Goal, 4-0, Keinan Davis, Assist by Jack Grealish
⚽ | 76’ Goal, 5-0, Frédéric Guilbert, Assist by Henri Lansbury
🔁 | 82’ Sub off, Keinan Davis, Sub on, Cameron Archer 🟢
🥅 | 84’ Goal, 5-1, (Crewe Alexandra), Ryan Wintle
⚽ | 87’ Goal, 6-1, Jack Grealish, Assist by Henri Lansbury
🕒 | FT Crewe Alexandra 1-6 Aston Villa

ON THIS DAY

Right back Frédéric Guilbert scored his first goal for Villa in his second appearance for the club.

Defensive midfielder Marvelous Nakamba made his Villa debut aged 25 after joining from Club Brugge KV for a fee of £10,800,000 in August 2019.

Centre back Ezri Konsa made a goalscoring debut for Villa aged 21 after joining from Brentford for a fee of £11,970,000 in July 2019.

Left back Matt Targett made his Villa debut aged 23 after joining from Southampton for a fee of £14,040,000 in July 2019.

Centre forward Cameron Archer made his Villa debut aged 18 after coming through the ranks.

Midfielder Aaron Tshibola made his first squad appearance since 21 January 2017.

Aston Villa

European Cup / Champions League: 🏆
League Champions: 🏆🏆🏆🏆🏆 🏆🏆
FA Cup Winners: 🏆🏆🏆🏆🏆 🏆🏆
League Cup Winners: 🏆🏆🏆🏆🏆
Last Trophy: 1995-96

Crewe Alexandra

European Cup / Champions League: ❌
League Champions: ❌
FA Cup Winners: ❌
League Cup Winners: ❌
Last Trophy: ❌

FIXTURE HISTORY

Villa Vs.

Crewe Alexandra

Previous 5 vs. Crewe: 🟩 🟨 🟩 🟩

PREVIOUS MATCH

SUBSEQUENT MATCH

None

FIXTURE DETAILS

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Season | 2019-20 |
Matchday | #4 |
Manager Game | #42 |
Tuesday, 27 August 2019

MATCH SUMMARY

Manager: Dean Smith | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 | West Bromwich, 2018-2021
Referee: Jarred Gillett | 🇦🇺 | Queensland, 2019-
Kick off: 7.45pm
HT Score: 🟩 3-0
FT Score: 🟩 6-1
FT Result: 🟩 Won
Last 5: 🟩 🟥 🟥 🟩 🟩

MANAGERIAL RECORD

Dean Smith | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 |

GAMES | WINS | DRAWS | LOSSES | POINTS PER GAME

🕒 42 | 🟩 | 21 🟨 | 10 🟥 11 | 1.74

Villa Career Form:

Top 6

MATCH OFFICIALS

Referee: Jarred Gillett | 🇦🇺 | Queensland, 2019-
Matches Officiated: 1
🟩 : 1
🟨 : 0
🟥 : 0
🆘 : 0
Previous 5: None
Last Match: None
Cards: 🟨 🟨
Assistants: Mark Dwyer, Nicholas Barnard

ALL THE MATCHES REFEREED BY:

CARDS

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🟨

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TEAM NEWS

Jota is the only player named in the starting XI to have started the previous fixture against Everton.

Goalkeeper Tom Heaton is rested whilst Jed Steer makes his first appearance of the season. Left back Matt Targett and centre back Ezri Konsa come into the starting line up to make their debuts as Neil Taylor, Tyrone Mings and Björn Engels are rested.

Centre back Kortney Hause makes his first appearance of the season as Ahmed Elmohamady is restored to the starting XI in place of Frédéric Guilbert who makes the bench. Midfielder Henri Lansbury is promoted to the first XI, Conor Hourihane returns and Marvelous Nakamba makes his debut as Douglas Luiz and Jack Grealish sit on the bench whilst John McGinn is rested.

Anwar El Ghazi is a starter as Trézéguet is rested and Keinan Davis makes his first start of the season with Wesley also rested. 18 year olds Cameron Archer and Jacob Ramsey are named as substitutes as is Aaron Tshibola for the first time in 2 and a half years.

TEAM STATS

Starting XI Average Age: | 26.01 |
Substitute Average Age: | 22.26 |
Oldest Player: RB Ahmed Elmohamady | 🇪🇬 | 31.99 |
Youngest Player: CF Keinan Davis | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 | 21.55 |

MANAGER

Dean Smith | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 |

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Aston Villa

GK Jed Steer | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 |
LB Matt Targett | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 | 🟢 | 🔁 |
CB Ezri Konsa | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 | 🟢 | ⚽ |
CB Kortney Hause | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 |
RB Ahmed Elmohamady | 🇪🇬 |
M Henri Lansbury | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 | 🔥 | 🟨 | 🔥 | 🔥 |
M Marvelous Nakamba | 🇿🇼 | 🟢 |
M Conor Hourihane | 🇮🇪 | ⚽ | ⚽ |
W Anwar El Ghazi | 🇳🇱 | 🔥 |
W Jota | 🇪🇸 | 🔁 |
CF Keinan Davis | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 | ⚽ | 🔁 |

MANAGER

David Artell | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 |

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Crewe Alexandra

GK Dave Richards | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁷󠁬󠁳󠁿 |
RB Perry Ng | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 |
CB Oli Lancashire | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 | 🟨 |
CB Eddie Nolan | 🇮🇪 |
LB Rio Adebisi | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 |
M Ryan Wintle | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 | ⚽ |
M Callum Ainley | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 |
M Tom Lowery | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 | 🔁 |
W Charlie Kirk | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 | 🔁 |
W Owen Dale | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 |
CF Chris Porter | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 | 🔁 |

SUBSTITUTES

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🔁 RB Frédéric Guilbert | 🇫🇷 | ⚽ | for LB Matt Targett | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 | 43’ |
🔁 M Jack Grealish | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 | 🔥 | ⚽ | for W Jota | 🇪🇸 | 68’ |
🔁 CF Cameron Archer | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 | 🟢 | for CF Keinan Davis | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 | 82' |

SUBSTITUTES

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🔁 | CF Chuma Anene | 🇳🇴 | for CF Chris Porter | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 | 46’ |
🔁 | M Oli Finney | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 | for W Charlie Kirk | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 | 66’ |
🔁 | M James Jones | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁳󠁣󠁴󠁿 | for M Tom Lowery | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 | 68’ |

UNUSED SUBSTITUTES

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GK Ørjan Nyland | 🇳🇴 |
M Douglas Luiz | 🇧🇷 |
M Jacob Ramsey | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 |
M Aaron Tshibola | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 |

UNUSED SUBSTITUTES

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GK Will Jääskeläinen | 🇫🇮 |
CB Nicky Hunt | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 |
M Paul Green | 🇮🇪 |
W Daniel Powell | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 |

SQUAD STATS

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1st XI Cost: £59.35m
Home Nation 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁳󠁣󠁴󠁿 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁷󠁬󠁳󠁿 🇬🇧 : 6/11
Homegrown: ⭕/11
Subs Cost: £4.50m
Team Cost: £63.85m
Squad Cost: £86,73m
Home Nation 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁳󠁣󠁴󠁿 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁷󠁬󠁳󠁿 🇬🇧 : 10/18
Homegrown: 3/18

SQUAD STATS

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1st XI Cost: £0.00m
Home Nation 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁳󠁣󠁴󠁿 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁷󠁬󠁳󠁿 🇬🇧 : 10/11
Homegrown: 6/11
Subs Cost: £0.00m
Team Cost: £0.00m
Squad Cost: £0.00m
Home Nation 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁳󠁣󠁴󠁿 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁷󠁬󠁳󠁿 🇬🇧 : 14/18
Homegrown: 8/18

MATCHDAY SQUAD

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GK Ørjan Nyland | 🇳🇴 | £2.70m |
GK Jed Steer | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 | £0.49m |

LB Matt Targett | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 | £14.04m |
RB Frédéric Guilbert | 🇫🇷 | £4.50m |
RB Ahmed Elmohamady | 🇪🇬 | £0.99m |

CB Ezri Konsa | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 | £11.97m |
CB Kortney Hause | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 | £2.70m |

M Douglas Luiz | 🇧🇷 | £15.12m |
M Marvelous Nakamba | 🇿🇼 | £10.80m |
M Aaron Tshibola | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 | £5.06m |
M Conor Hourihane | 🇮🇪 | £3.15m |
M Henri Lansbury | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 | £3.06m |
M Jack Grealish | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 | Youth |
M Jacob Ramsey | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 | Youth |

W Anwar El Ghazi | 🇳🇱 | £8.10m |
W Jota | 🇪🇸 | £4.05m |

CF Cameron Archer | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 | Youth |
CF Keinan Davis | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 | Free |

MATCHDAY SQUAD

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GK Dave Richards | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁷󠁬󠁳󠁿 | Free |
GK Will Jääskeläinen | 🇫🇮 | Free |

RB Perry Ng | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 | Youth |
LB Rio Adebisi | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 | Youth |

CB Olly Lancashire | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 | Free |
CB Eddie Nolan | 🇮🇪 | Free |
CB Nicky Hunt | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 | Free |

M Callum Ainley | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 | Youth |
M Tom Lowery | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 | Youth |
M James Jones | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁳󠁣󠁴󠁿 | Youth |
M Oli Finney | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 | Youth |
M Ryan Wintle | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 | Free |
M Paul Green | 🇮🇪 | Free |

W Charlie Kirk | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 | Youth |
W Owen Dale | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 | Youth |
W Daniel Powell | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 | Free |

CF Chris Porter | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 | Free |
CF Chuma Anene | 🇳🇴 | Loan |

UNAVAILABLE

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Injury | 2 |
CB James Chester | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁷󠁬󠁳󠁿 | 5 May 2019 [7]
CF Jonathan Kodjia | 🇨🇮 | 17 Aug 2019 [3]

Out on Loan | 6 |
GK Matija Šarkić | 🇲🇪 | Livingston
RB James Bree | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 | Luton
M Jake Doyle-Hayes | 🇮🇪 | Cheltenham
CF Rushian Hepburn-Murphy | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 | Derby
CF Scott Hogan | 🇮🇪 | Stoke
F Callum O’Hare | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 | Coventry

Not Selected | 8 |
GK Lovre Kalinić | 🇭🇷 |
GK Tom Heaton | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 |
CB Björn Engels | 🇧🇪 |
CB Tyrone Mings | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 |
LB Neil Taylor | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁷󠁬󠁳󠁿 |
M John McGinn | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁳󠁣󠁴󠁿 |
W Trézéguet | 🇪🇬 |
CF Wesley | 🇧🇷 |

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 Half


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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⚽ | Goal
🔥 | Assist
🔁 | Substitution

🟨 | Booking

🟥 | Sending off

🆘 | Poor refereeing performance
🟢 : Debut 🔴 : Final Game

DEBUT APPEARANCES

🟢 LB Matt Targett | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 |
🟢 CB Ezri Konsa | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 |
🟢 M Marvelous Nakamba | 🇿🇼 |
🟢 CF Cameron Archer | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 |

FINAL APPEARANCES

MATCH STATS

Possession F | 67%
Possession A | 33%
Shots F | 17
Shots A | 17
Shots on Target F | 7
Shots on Target A | 6
Corners F | 6
Corners A | 4
Fouls F | 10
Fouls A | 9

MATCH QUOTES

*Villa boss Dean Smith:* ”It wasn’t as safe as the scoreline suggested - Crewe made a game if it. “But I thought we were very, very clinical and our quality showed, particularly with our second goal. After that we were very good and ran away with it. “Only Jota kept his place so there were a lot of players who haven’t played since pre-season, but everyone knew their jobs, roles and responsibilities. Their application was first-class and they deserved that result.”

MATCH REPORT