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Game #5598

Aston Villa

Friday, 22 October 2021

Lost

13th (-1)

Last 5: ๐ŸŸจ ๐ŸŸฉ ๐ŸŸฅ ๐ŸŸฅ ๐ŸŸฅ

Premier League

Arsenal

Attendance: 59,496

Emirates Stadium

Arsenal

3-1

Aston Villa

Assist(s) | Leon Bailey | 82' |

MATCH SUMMARY

Villa suffer a third successive defeat as Dean Smith's experiment with five at the back continues to produce negative results, meanwhile relationships on and off the pitch are becoming strained with finger pointing and water bottle kicking aplenty. Only Smith has the answer, will he heed it?

KEY MAN

Jacob Ramsey celebrates his first goal for Villa in an otherwise terribly disappointing performance from Dean Smith's Villa, Friday, 22 October 2021.

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MATCH TIMELINE

Friday, 22 October 2021

๐ŸŸจ | 1โ€™ Booking, Ollie Watkins, Bad Foul
๐Ÿฅ… | 23โ€™ Goal, 0-1, (Arsenal), Thomas Partey
๐ŸŸจ | 27โ€™ Booking, Tyrone Mings, Bad Foul
๐ŸŸจ | 32โ€™ Booking, John McGinn, Bad Foul
๐Ÿ’ฅ | 45โ€™+6 Missed Penalty (Arsenal), Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang
๐Ÿฅ… | 45โ€™+6 Goal, 0-2, (Arsenal), Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang
โฑ๏ธ | HT Arsenal 2-0 Aston Villa
๐Ÿ” | 46โ€™ Sub off, Axel Tuanzebe, Sub on, Leon Bailey
๐Ÿฅ… | 56โ€™ Goal, 0-3, (Arsenal), Emile Smith Rowe
๐ŸŸจ | 61โ€™ Booking, Matt Targett, Bad Foul
๐Ÿ” | 68โ€™ Sub off, Emiliano Buendรญa, Sub on, Jacob Ramsey
๐Ÿ” | 77โ€™ Sub off, Danny Ings, Sub on, Anwar El Ghazi
โšฝ | 82โ€™ Goal, 1-3, Jacob Ramsey, Assist by Leon Bailey
๐ŸŸจ | 84โ€™ Booking, Douglas Luiz
โฑ๏ธ | FT Arsenal 3-1 Aston Villa

ON THIS DAY

Dean Smith's Villa lose a third successive game and the alarm bells ring louder than at any point in Smith's reign as his tactics are directly responsible for surrendering nine points against beatable opposition whilst the frustration on and off the pitch amongst the players is clear for all to see. Only two conclusions are possible, the manager reverts to playing to the strengths of the team he built or the manager leaves. Dean Smith has the choice.

Aston Villa

European Cup / Champions League: ๐Ÿ†
UEFA Cup Winners Cup: 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

Arsenal

European Cup / Champions League: โŒ
UEFA Cup Winners Cup: ๐Ÿ†
League Champions: ๐Ÿ†๐Ÿ†๐Ÿ†๐Ÿ†๐Ÿ† ๐Ÿ†๐Ÿ†๐Ÿ†๐Ÿ†๐Ÿ† ๐Ÿ†๐Ÿ†๐Ÿ†
FA Cup Winners: ๐Ÿ†๐Ÿ†๐Ÿ†๐Ÿ†๐Ÿ† ๐Ÿ†๐Ÿ†๐Ÿ†๐Ÿ†๐Ÿ† ๐Ÿ†๐Ÿ†๐Ÿ†๐Ÿ†
League Cup Winners: ๐Ÿ†๐Ÿ†
Last Trophy: 2019-20

FIXTURE HISTORY

Arsenal

Previous 5 vs. Arsenal: ๐ŸŸฅ ๐ŸŸฅ ๐ŸŸฉ ๐ŸŸฉ ๐ŸŸฉ

FIXTURE DETAILS

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Season | 2021-22 |
Matchday | #11 |
League Match | #9 |
Manager Game | #136 |
Friday, 22 October 2021
Attendance | 59,496 |

MATCH SUMMARY

Manager: Dean Smith | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ | West Bromwich, 2018-2021
Referee: Craig Pawson | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ | Sheffield & Hallam, 2008-
Kick off: 8.00pm
Half Time Score: ๐ŸŸฅ 0-2
Full Time Result: ๐ŸŸฅ Lost
Full Time Score: ๐ŸŸฅ 1-3
Last 5: ๐ŸŸจ ๐ŸŸฉ ๐ŸŸฅ ๐ŸŸฅ ๐ŸŸฅ

MANAGERIAL RECORD

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

GAMES | WINS | DRAWS | LOSSES | POINTS PER GAME

๐Ÿ•’ 136 | ๐ŸŸฉ | 56 ๐ŸŸจ | 28 ๐ŸŸฅ 52 | 1.44

Villa Career Form:

Top 8

MATCH OFFICIALS

Referee: Craig Pawson | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ | Sheffield & Hallam, 2008-
Matches Officiated: 16
๐ŸŸฉ : 4
๐ŸŸจ : 4
๐ŸŸฅ : 8
๐Ÿ†˜ : 1
Previous 5: ๐ŸŸฅ ๐ŸŸจ ๐ŸŸฅ ๐ŸŸฉ ๐ŸŸฉ
Last Match: ๐ŸŸฉ 18 Sep 21, Villa 3-0 Everton (h)
Cards: ๐ŸŸจ ๐ŸŸจ ๐ŸŸจ ๐ŸŸจ ๐ŸŸจ ๐ŸŸจ ๐ŸŸจ
Assistants: Richard West, Dan Robathan.
Fourth official: Michael Salisbury.
VAR: Michael Oliver.
Assistant VAR: Peter Kirkup.

ALL THE MATCHES REFEREED BY:

CARDS

Villa

๐ŸŸจ ๐ŸŸจ ๐ŸŸจ ๐ŸŸจ ๐ŸŸจ

Arsenal

๐ŸŸจ ๐ŸŸจ

TEAM NEWS

Dean Smith names an unchanged line up.

TEAM STATS

Starting XI Average Age: 26.11
Oldest Player: F Danny Ings | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ | 29.63 |
Youngest Player: M Douglas Luiz | ๐Ÿ‡ง๐Ÿ‡ท | 23.47 |

MANAGER

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

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Aston Villa

GK Emiliano Martรญnez | ๐Ÿ‡ฆ๐Ÿ‡ท |
LB Matt Targett | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ | ๐ŸŸจ |
CB Axel Tuanzebe | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ | ๐Ÿ” |
CB Tyrone Mings | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ | ๐ŸŸจ |
CB Ezri Konsa | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ |
RB Matty Cash | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ |
M Douglas Luiz | ๐Ÿ‡ง๐Ÿ‡ท | ๐ŸŸจ |
M John McGinn | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ณ๓ ฃ๓ ด๓ ฟ | ๐ŸŸจ |
W Emiliano Buendรญa | ๐Ÿ‡ฆ๐Ÿ‡ท | ๐Ÿ” |
F Danny Ings | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ | ๐Ÿ” |
CF Ollie Watkins | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ | ๐ŸŸจ |

MANAGER

Mikel Arteta | ๐Ÿ‡ช๐Ÿ‡ธ |

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Arsenal

GK Aaron Ramsdale | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ |
LB Nuno Tavares | ๐Ÿ‡ต๐Ÿ‡น |
CB Ben White | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ |
CB Gabriel | ๐Ÿ‡ง๐Ÿ‡ท |
RB Takehiro Tomiyasu | ๐Ÿ‡ฏ๐Ÿ‡ต |
M Thomas Partey | ๐Ÿ‡ฌ๐Ÿ‡ญ | โšฝ |
M Emile Smith Rowe | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ | โšฝ |
M Albert Sambi Lokonga | ๐Ÿ‡ง๐Ÿ‡ช | ๐ŸŸจ | ๐Ÿ” |
W Bukayo Saka | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ |
CF Alexandre Lacazette | ๐Ÿ‡ซ๐Ÿ‡ท | ๐Ÿ” |
CF Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang | ๐Ÿ‡ฌ๐Ÿ‡ฆ | โšฝ | ๐ŸŸจ | ๐Ÿ” |

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SUBSTITUTES

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๐Ÿ” | W Leon Bailey | ๐Ÿ‡ฏ๐Ÿ‡ฒ | ๐Ÿ”ฅ | for CB Axel Tuanzebe | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ | 46โ€™ |
๐Ÿ” | M Jacob Ramsey | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ | โšฝ | for W Emiliano Buendรญa | ๐Ÿ‡ฆ๐Ÿ‡ท | 68โ€™ |
๐Ÿ” | W Anwar El Ghazi | ๐Ÿ‡ณ๐Ÿ‡ฑ | for CF Danny Ings | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ | 77โ€™ |

SUBSTITUTES

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๐Ÿ” | M Martin ร˜degaard | ๐Ÿ‡ณ๐Ÿ‡ด | for CF Alexandre Lacazette | ๐Ÿ‡ซ๐Ÿ‡ท | 68โ€™ |
๐Ÿ” | M Ainsley Maitland-Niles | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ | for M Albert Sambi Lokonga | ๐Ÿ‡ง๐Ÿ‡ช | 73โ€™ |
๐Ÿ” | W Gabriel Martinelli | ๐Ÿ‡ง๐Ÿ‡ท | for CF Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang | ๐Ÿ‡ฌ๐Ÿ‡ฆ | 89โ€™ |

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UNUSED SUBSTITUTES

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GK Jed Steer | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ |
M Morgan Sanson | ๐Ÿ‡ซ๐Ÿ‡ท |
RB Ashley Young | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ |
M Marvelous Nakamba | ๐Ÿ‡ฟ๐Ÿ‡ผ |
CB Kortney Hause | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ |
CF Cameron Archer | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ |

UNUSED SUBSTITUTES

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GK Bernd Leno | ๐Ÿ‡ฉ๐Ÿ‡ช |
CB Rob Holding | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ |
RB Cรฉdric Soares | ๐Ÿ‡ต๐Ÿ‡น |
LB Sead Kolasinac | ๐Ÿ‡ง๐Ÿ‡ฆ |
M Mohamed Elneny | ๐Ÿ‡ช๐Ÿ‡ฌ |
W Nicolas Pรฉpรฉ | ๐Ÿ‡จ๐Ÿ‡ฎ |

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SQUAD STATS

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1st XI Cost: ยฃ185.38m
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: โญ•/11
Subs Cost: ยฃ36.90m
Team Cost: ยฃ222.28m
Squad Cost: ยฃ250.84m
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 : 13/20
Homegrown: 2/20

MATCHDAY SQUAD

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GK Emiliano Martรญnez | ๐Ÿ‡ฆ๐Ÿ‡ท | ยฃ19.58m |
GK Jed Steer | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ | ยฃ0.49m |

RB Matty Cash | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ ๐Ÿ‡ต๐Ÿ‡ฑ | ยฃ14.18m |
LB Matt Targett | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ | ยฃ14.04m |
RB Ashley Young | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ | Free |

CB Tyrone Mings | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ | ยฃ20.60m |
CB Kortney Hause | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ | ยฃ2.70m |
CB Axel Tuanzebe | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ | Loan |

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 |

W Emiliano Buendรญa | ๐Ÿ‡ฆ๐Ÿ‡ท | ยฃ34.56m |
W Leon Bailey | ๐Ÿ‡ฏ๐Ÿ‡ฒ | ยฃ28.80m |
W Anwar El Ghazi | ๐Ÿ‡ณ๐Ÿ‡ฑ | ยฃ8.10m |

F Danny Ings | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ | ยฃ31.59m |
CF Ollie Watkins | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ | ยฃ27.72m |
CF Cameron Archer | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ | Youth |

SQUAD STATS

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1st XI Cost: ยฃ291.02m
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 : 4/11
Homegrown: 2/11
Subs Cost: ยฃ37.89m
Team Cost: ยฃ328.91m
Squad Cost: ยฃ458.06m
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 : 6/20
Homegrown: 2/20

MATCHDAY SQUAD

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GK Aaron Ramsdale | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ | ยฃ25.20m |
GK Bernd Leno | ๐Ÿ‡ฉ๐Ÿ‡ช | ยฃ22.50m |

RB Takehiro Tomiyasu | ๐Ÿ‡ฏ๐Ÿ‡ต | ยฃ16.74m |
LB Sead Kolasinac | ๐Ÿ‡ง๐Ÿ‡ฆ | ยฃ13.50m |
RB Cรฉdric Soares | ๐Ÿ‡ต๐Ÿ‡น | ยฃ7.20m |
LB Nuno Tavares | ๐Ÿ‡ต๐Ÿ‡น | ยฃ7.20m |

CB Ben White | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ | ยฃ52.65m |
CB Gabriel | ๐Ÿ‡ง๐Ÿ‡ท | ยฃ23.40m |
CB Rob Holding | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ | ยฃ2.70m |

M Thomas Partey | ๐Ÿ‡ฌ๐Ÿ‡ญ | ยฃ45.00m |
M Martin ร˜degaard | ๐Ÿ‡ณ๐Ÿ‡ด | ยฃ31.50m |
M Albert Sambi Lokonga | ๐Ÿ‡ง๐Ÿ‡ช | ยฃ15.75m |
M Mohamed Elneny | ๐Ÿ‡ช๐Ÿ‡ฌ | ยฃ11.25m |
M Emile Smith Rowe | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ | Youth |
M Ainsley Maitland-Niles | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ | Youth |

W Nicolas Pรฉpรฉ | ๐Ÿ‡จ๐Ÿ‡ฎ | ยฃ72.00m |
W Gabriel Martinelli | ๐Ÿ‡ง๐Ÿ‡ท | ยฃ6.39m |
W Bukayo Saka | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ | Youth |

CF Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang | ๐Ÿ‡ฌ๐Ÿ‡ฆ | ยฃ57.38m |
CF Alexandre Lacazette | ๐Ÿ‡ซ๐Ÿ‡ท | ยฃ47.70m |

UNAVAILABLE

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Injury | 3 |
W Trรฉzรฉguet | ๐Ÿ‡ช๐Ÿ‡ฌ | Ligament
CF Keinan Davis | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ | Unknown
W Bertrand Traorรฉ | ๐Ÿ‡ง๐Ÿ‡ซ | Thigh

Out On Loan | 3 |
CF Wesley | ๐Ÿ‡ง๐Ÿ‡ท | Club Brugge
M Conor Hourihane | ๐Ÿ‡ฎ๐Ÿ‡ช | Sheffield United
RB Frรฉdรฉric Guilbert | ๐Ÿ‡ซ๐Ÿ‡ท | Strasbourg

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 | 46%
Possession A | 54%
Shots F | 10
Shots A | 22
Shots on Target F | 4
Shots on Target A | 9
Corners F | 4
Corners A | 7
Fouls F | 10
Fouls A | 17

MATCH QUOTES

โ€œFirst half we got dominated physically. I can take the second half. I donโ€™t expect us to get dominated physically though. You canโ€™t give teams in the Premier League a head start. โ€œWe knew Arsenal would start quickly but we allowed them to control the first half. โ€œI am confused about the penalty. We spoke at length [before the season] about the lower-contact frivolous penalties. โ€œI have seen it once and canโ€™t work out if he touches ball first or man. If we are looking at a penalty that long maybe they arenโ€™t given.โ€ Dean Smith. โ€œFor Godโ€™s sake stop playing five at the back and focus on the strengths of the best squad Villa have had in decades.โ€ Just about every Villa fan.

MATCH REPORT