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Game #5574

Aston Villa

Wednesday, 3 March 2021

Lost

9th (-)

Last 5: ๐ŸŸฉ ๐ŸŸจ ๐ŸŸฅ ๐ŸŸฉ ๐ŸŸฅ

Premier League

Sheffield United

Attendance: Behind closed doors
(COVID-19)

Bramall Lane

Sheffield United

1-0

Aston Villa

Assist(s) | None

MATCH SUMMARY

Dean Smith has his "Moscow Moment" as a bizarre line up sees another below par performance and defeat to a team amongst the worst ever seen in the Premier League - including 2015-16 era Villa.

KEY MAN

Morgan Sanson makes his first start but Villa lose a game they shouldn't be losing, 3 March 2021

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MATCH TIMELINE

Wednesday, 3 March 2021

๐Ÿฅ… | 30โ€™ Goal, 0-1, (Sheffield United), David McGoldrick
๐Ÿ•’ | HT Sheffield United 1-0 Aston Villa
๐ŸŸฅ | 57โ€™ Sending off, (Sheffield United), Phil Jagielka
๐Ÿ” | 68โ€™ Sub off, Marvelous Nakamba, Sub on Ross Barkley
๐Ÿ” | 68โ€™ Sub off, Jacob Ramsey, Sub on Morgan Sanson
๐Ÿ” | 81โ€™ Sub off, Bertrand Traorรฉ, Sub on Keinan Davis
๐Ÿ•’ | FT Sheffield United 1-0 Aston Villa

ON THIS DAY

Goalkeeper Emiliano Martรญnez makes his 25th league appearance for Villa since joining in September 2020, prior to joining, Emi had made just 15 league appearances over 10 seasons with Arsenal.

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

Sheffield United

European Cup / Champions League: โŒ
League Champions: ๐Ÿ†
FA Cup Winners: ๐Ÿ†๐Ÿ†๐Ÿ†๐Ÿ†
League Cup Winners: โŒ
Last Trophy: 1924โ€“25

FIXTURE HISTORY

Sheffield United

Previous 5 vs. Sheffield United: ๐ŸŸฅ ๐ŸŸจ ๐ŸŸฅ ๐ŸŸจ ๐ŸŸฉ

FIXTURE DETAILS

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Season | 2020-21 |
Matchday | #29 |
League Match | #25 |
Manager Game | #112 |
Wednesday, 3 March 2021

MATCH SUMMARY

Manager: Dean Smith | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ | West Bromwich, 2018-2021
Referee:ย Robert Jones | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ | Merseyside, 2016-
Kick off: 6.00pm
HT Score: ๐ŸŸฅ 0-1
FT Result: ๐ŸŸฅ 0-1
FT Score: ๐ŸŸฅ Lost
Last 5: ๐ŸŸฉ ๐ŸŸจ ๐ŸŸฅ ๐ŸŸฉ ๐ŸŸฅ

MANAGERIAL RECORD

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

GAMES | WINS | DRAWS | LOSSES | POINTS PER GAME

๐Ÿ•’ 112 | ๐ŸŸฉ | 47 ๐ŸŸจ | 22 ๐ŸŸฅ 43 | 1.46

Villa Career Form:

Top 8

MATCH OFFICIALS

Referee:ย Robert Jones | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ | Merseyside, 2016-
Matches Officiated: 6
๐ŸŸฉ : 2
๐ŸŸจ : 0
๐ŸŸฅ : 4
๐Ÿ†˜ : 0
Previous 5: ๐ŸŸฅ ๐ŸŸฅ ๐ŸŸฉ ๐ŸŸฉ ๐ŸŸฅ
Last Match: ๐ŸŸฅ 1 Oct 20, Villa 0-1 Stoke (h)
Cards: ๐ŸŸฅ ๐ŸŸจ
Assistants: Darren Cann, Derek Eaton

ALL THE MATCHES REFEREED BY:

CARDS

Villa

None

Sheffield United

๐ŸŸฅ ๐ŸŸจ

TEAM NEWS

Matty Cash and captain Jack Grealish are again ruled out through injury as are long term absentees Kortney Hause and Wesley. Dean Smith names an unchanged line up from the side victorious against Sheffield United's near neighbours Leeds on the previous weekend. Normally a logical move after a strong win however Smith had claimed that his changes to that side were as a result of the specific challenges that Leeds' unique style posed.

An unchanged line up then is a surprise.

Douglas Luiz and Ross Barkley remain relegated to the subs bench for the second successive game whilst Jacob Ramsey starts two consecutive league games for the first time in his career.

Whilst ยฃ14m man Morgan Sanson remains on the bench for the seventh successive game having been widely expected to make his first start against the bottom club in the Premier League.

โ€‹With Frรฉdรฉric Guilbert having been sent out on loan, veteran Ahmed Elmohamady continues at right back in place of the injured Matty Cash.

TEAM STATS

Starting XI Average Age: | 26.25 |
Oldest Player: RB Ahmed Elmohamady | ๐Ÿ‡ช๐Ÿ‡ฌ | 33.50 |
Youngest Player: M Jacob Ramsey | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ | 19.78 |

MANAGER

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

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Aston Villa

GK Emiliano Martรญnez | ๐Ÿ‡ฆ๐Ÿ‡ท |
RB Ahmed Elmohamady | ๐Ÿ‡ช๐Ÿ‡ฌ |
CB Ezri Konsa | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ |
CB Tyrone Mings | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ |
LB Matt Targett | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ |
M Marvelous Nakamba | ๐Ÿ‡ฟ๐Ÿ‡ผ | ๐Ÿ” |
M John McGinn | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ณ๓ ฃ๓ ด๓ ฟ |
M Jacob Ramsey | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ | ๐Ÿ” |
W Bertrand Traorรฉ | ๐Ÿ‡ง๐Ÿ‡ซ | ๐Ÿ” |
W Anwar El Ghazi | ๐Ÿ‡ณ๐Ÿ‡ฑ |
CF Ollie Watkins | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ |

MANAGER

Chris Wilder | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ |

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Sheffield United

GK Aaron Ramsdale | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ |
RB George Baldock | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ |
CB Ethan Ampadu | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ท๓ ฌ๓ ณ๓ ฟ |
CB Phil Jagielka | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ | ๐ŸŸฅ |
CB Kean Bryan | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ |
LB Enda Stevens (ex) | ๐Ÿ‡ฎ๐Ÿ‡ช |
M John Fleck | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ณ๓ ฃ๓ ด๓ ฟ |
M John Lundstram | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ |
M Oliver Norwood | ๐Ÿ‡ฌ๐Ÿ‡ง |
CF David McGoldrick | ๐Ÿ‡ฎ๐Ÿ‡ช | โšฝ | ๐ŸŸจ | ๐Ÿ” |
CF Rhian Brewster | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ | ๐Ÿ” |

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SUBSTITUTES

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๐Ÿ” M Morgan Sanson | ๐Ÿ‡ซ๐Ÿ‡ท | for M Jacob Ramsey | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ | 68' |
๐Ÿ” M Ross Barkley | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ | for M Marvelous Nakamba | ๐Ÿ‡ฟ๐Ÿ‡ผ | 68' |
๐Ÿ” CF Keinan Davis | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ | for W Bertrand Traorรฉ | ๐Ÿ‡ง๐Ÿ‡ซ | 81' |

SUBSTITUTES

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๐Ÿ” | CF Oliver Burke | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ณ๓ ฃ๓ ด๓ ฟ | ๐Ÿ” | for CF Rhian Brewster | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ | 60โ€™ |
๐Ÿ” | M Ben Osborn | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ | for CF David McGoldrick | ๐Ÿ‡ฎ๐Ÿ‡ช | 73โ€™ |
๐Ÿ” | CF Oliver McBurnie | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ณ๓ ฃ๓ ด๓ ฟ | for CF Oliver Burke | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ณ๓ ฃ๓ ด๓ ฟ | 89โ€™ |

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UNUSED SUBSTITUTES

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GK Tom Heaton | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ |
LB Neil Taylor | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ท๓ ฌ๓ ณ๓ ฟ |
CB Bjรถrn Engels | ๐Ÿ‡ง๐Ÿ‡ช |
RB Kaine Kesler-Hayden | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ |
M Douglas Luiz | ๐Ÿ‡ง๐Ÿ‡ท |
W Trรฉzรฉguet | ๐Ÿ‡ช๐Ÿ‡ฌ |

UNUSED SUBSTITUTES

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GK Wes Foderingham | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ |
LB Max Lowe | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ |
M Frankie Maguire | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ |
CF Iliman Ndiaye | ๐Ÿ‡ธ๐Ÿ‡ณ |
CF Billy Sharp | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ |
CF Lys Mousset | ๐Ÿ‡ซ๐Ÿ‡ท |

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SQUAD STATS

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1st XI Cost: ยฃ130.36m
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: ยฃ14.22m
Team Cost: ยฃ144.58m
Squad Cost: ยฃ183.82m
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 : 10/20
Homegrown: 2/20

MATCHDAY SQUAD

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GK Emiliano Martรญnez | ๐Ÿ‡ฆ๐Ÿ‡ท | ยฃ19.58m |
GK Tom Heaton | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ | ยฃ7.92m |

LB Matt Targett | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ | ยฃ14.04m |
RB Ahmed Elmohamady | ๐Ÿ‡ช๐Ÿ‡ฌ | ยฃ0.99m |
LB Neil Taylor | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ท๓ ฌ๓ ณ๓ ฟ | Exchange |
RB Kaine Kesler-Hayden | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ | Youth |

CB Tyrone Mings | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ | ยฃ20.60m |
CB Ezri Konsa | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ | ยฃ11.97m |
CB Bjรถrn Engels | ๐Ÿ‡ง๐Ÿ‡ช | ยฃ7.20m |

M Douglas Luiz | ๐Ÿ‡ง๐Ÿ‡ท | ยฃ15.12m |
M Morgan Sanson | ๐Ÿ‡ซ๐Ÿ‡ท | ยฃ14.22m |
M Marvelous Nakamba | ๐Ÿ‡ฟ๐Ÿ‡ผ | ยฃ10.80m |
M John McGinn | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ณ๓ ฃ๓ ด๓ ฟ | ยฃ2.79m |
M Jacob Ramsey | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ | Youth |
M Ross Barkley | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ | Loan |

W Bertrand Traorรฉ | ๐Ÿ‡ง๐Ÿ‡ซ | ยฃ16.56m |
W Trรฉzรฉguet | ๐Ÿ‡ช๐Ÿ‡ฌ | ยฃ9.00m |
W Anwar El Ghazi | ๐Ÿ‡ณ๐Ÿ‡ฑ | ยฃ8.10m |

CF Ollie Watkins | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ | ยฃ27.72m |
CF Keinan Davis | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ | Free |

SQUAD STATS

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1st XI Cost: ยฃ42.93m
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 : 9/11
Homegrown: โญ•/11
Subs Cost: ยฃ25.34m
Team Cost: ยฃ58.27m
Squad Cost: ยฃ81.70m
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 : 16/20
Homegrown: 1/20

MATCHDAY SQUAD

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Sheffield United field a squad of 20 costing ยฃ82m with 7 centre forwards totalling ยฃ54m and a goalkeeper costing ยฃ18m.

GK Aaron Ramsdale | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ | ยฃ17.60m |
GK Wes Foderingham | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ | Free |

LB Max Lowe | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ | ยฃ3.30m |
RB George Baldock | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ | ยฃ0.64m |
LB Enda Stevens (ex) | ๐Ÿ‡ฎ๐Ÿ‡ช | Free |

CB Phil Jagielka | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ | Free |
CB Kean Bryan | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ | Free |
CB Ethan Ampadu | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ท๓ ฌ๓ ณ๓ ฟ | Loan |

M Ben Osborn | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ | ยฃ3.35m |
M Oliver Norwood | ๐Ÿ‡ฌ๐Ÿ‡ง | ยฃ1.89m |
M John Lundstram | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ | ยฃ0.48m |
M Frankie Maguire | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ | Youth |
M John Fleck | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ณ๓ ฃ๓ ด๓ ฟ | Free |

CF Rhian Brewster | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ | ยฃ22.32m |
CF Oliver McBurnie | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ณ๓ ฃ๓ ด๓ ฟ | ยฃ16.39m |
CF Lys Mousset | ๐Ÿ‡ซ๐Ÿ‡ท | ยฃ9.53m |
CF Oliver Burke | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ณ๓ ฃ๓ ด๓ ฟ | ยฃ5.60m |
CF Billy Sharp | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ | ยฃ0.60m |
CF David McGoldrick | ๐Ÿ‡ฎ๐Ÿ‡ช | Free |
CF Iliman Ndiaye | ๐Ÿ‡ธ๐Ÿ‡ณ | Free |

UNAVAILABLE

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Injury | 4 |
CF Wesley | ๐Ÿ‡ง๐Ÿ‡ท | Knee, ACL
CB Kortney Hause | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ | Foot
RB Matty Cash | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ | Hamstring
M Jack Grealish | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ | Leg

Out on Loan | 3 |
M Conor Hourihane | ๐Ÿ‡ฎ๐Ÿ‡ช | Swansea
RB Frรฉdรฉric Guilbert | ๐Ÿ‡ซ๐Ÿ‡ท | Strasbourg
GK Lovre Kaliniฤ‡ | ๐Ÿ‡ญ๐Ÿ‡ท | Hajduk Split

Not Selected | 1 |
GK Jed Steer | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ |

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 | 72%
Possession A | 28%
Shots F | 16
Shots A | 9
Shots on Target F | 4
Shots on Target A | 2
Corners F | 7
Corners A | 2
Fouls F | 6
Fouls A | 13

MATCH QUOTES

"โ€‹Villa could have moved three points from a Champions League place with a win but were disappointing, especially when playing against 10 men."

MATCH REPORT