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Game #5620

Aston Villa

Saturday, 2 April 2022

Lost

9th (-)

Last 5: ๐ŸŸฉ ๐ŸŸฉ ๐ŸŸฅ ๐ŸŸฅ ๐ŸŸฅ

Premier League

Wolverhampton Wanderers

Attendance: 31,012

Molineux

Wolverhampton Wanderers

2-1

Aston Villa

Assist(s) | None |

MATCH SUMMARY

Look away now. Yet another unfathomably poor first half performance leaves Villa with the increasingly tiresome veneer of 'throwing everything at' a game well lost in the first 45. Questions abound for Gerrard 20 games in. Dean Smith must be watching with mixed emotions to say the least as a sub 11th finish beckons for a clearly disjointed Villa.

KEY MAN

Ashley Young, own goal as Gerrard presides over another insipid defeat.

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MATCH TIMELINE

Saturday, 2 April 2022

๐Ÿฅ… | 7โ€™ Goal, 0-1, (Wolverhampton Wanderers), Jonny
๐Ÿ” | 13โ€™ Sub off, Lucas Digne, Sub on, Ashley Young
๐Ÿฅ… | 36โ€™ Goal, 0-2, (Wolverhampton Wanderers), Ashley Young o.g
๐ŸŸจ | 38โ€™ Booking, John McGinn, Bad Foul
๐Ÿ•’ | HT Wolverhampton Wanderers 2-0 Aston Villa
๐Ÿ” | 72โ€™ Sub off, Morgan Sanson, Sub on, Douglas Luiz
๐Ÿ” | 74โ€™ Sub off, Philippe Coutinho, Sub on, Emiliano Buendรญa
โšฝ | 86โ€™ Goal, 1-2, Ollie Watkins (pen)
๐ŸŸจ | 90+3โ€™ Booking, Ashley Young
๐ŸŸจ | 90+4โ€™ Booking, Ezri Konsa
๐Ÿ•’ | FT Wolverhampton Wanderers 2-1 Aston Villa

ON THIS DAY

Steven Gerrard takes charge of his 20th game as Villa boss whilst Tyrone Mings makes his 120th appearance for the club. Meanwhile, Matty Cash makes his 60th appearance since joining from Forest in September 2020.

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

Wolverhampton Wanderers

European Cup / Champions League: โŒ
League Champions: ๐Ÿ†๐Ÿ†๐Ÿ†
FA Cup Winners: ๐Ÿ†๐Ÿ†๐Ÿ†๐Ÿ†
League Cup Winners: ๐Ÿ†๐Ÿ†
Last Trophy: 1979-80

FIXTURE HISTORY

Wolverhampton Wanderers

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

FIXTURE DETAILS

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Season | 2021-22 |
Matchday | #33 |
League Match | #30 |
Manager Game | #20 |
Saturday, 2 April 2022
Attendance | 31,012 |

MATCH SUMMARY

Manager: Steven Gerrard | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ | Merseyside, 2021-2022
Referee:ย Darren England | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ | Doncaster, 2015-
Kick off: 3.00pm
Half Time Score: ๐ŸŸฅ 0-2
Full Time Result: ๐ŸŸฅ Lost
Full Time Score: ๐ŸŸฅ 1-2
Last 5: ๐ŸŸฉ ๐ŸŸฉ ๐ŸŸฅ ๐ŸŸฅ ๐ŸŸฅ

MANAGERIAL RECORD

Steven Gerrard | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ |

GAMES | WINS | DRAWS | LOSSES | POINTS PER GAME

๐Ÿ•’ 20 | ๐ŸŸฉ | 8 ๐ŸŸจ | 2 ๐ŸŸฅ 10 | 1.30

Villa Career Form:

Mid Table

MATCH OFFICIALS

Referee:ย Darren England | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ | Doncaster, 2015-
Matches Officiated: 7
๐ŸŸฉ : 1
๐ŸŸจ : 3
๐ŸŸฅ : 3
๐Ÿ†˜ : 1
Previous 5: ๐ŸŸจ ๐ŸŸจ ๐ŸŸฅ ๐ŸŸจ ๐ŸŸฅ
Last Match: ๐ŸŸฅ 1 Nov 20, Villa 3-4 Southampton (h)
Cards: ๐ŸŸจ ๐ŸŸจ ๐ŸŸจ ๐ŸŸจ ๐ŸŸจ ๐ŸŸจ ๐ŸŸจ
Assistants: Adrian Holmes, Matthew Wilkes.
Fourth official: Darren Bond.
VAR: Lee Mason.
Assistant VAR: Stuart Burt.

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CARDS

Villa

๐ŸŸจ ๐ŸŸจ ๐ŸŸจ

Wolverhampton Wanderers

๐ŸŸจ ๐ŸŸจ ๐ŸŸจ ๐ŸŸจ

TEAM NEWS

Douglas Luiz, Emiliano Buendรญa and Ashley Young are dropped as Steven Gerrard celebrates his 20th game in charge by announcing he wants his Villa side to be โ€œgrittierโ€ away from home. Morgan Sanson, Leon Bailey come in as Lucas Digne returns from injury.

There is no Danny Ings as Gerrard names just eight substitutes.

TEAM STATS

Starting XI Average Age: 26.66
Oldest Player: M Philippe Coutinho | ๐Ÿ‡ง๐Ÿ‡ท | 29.82 |
Youngest Player: M Jacob Ramsey | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ | 20.86 |

MANAGER

Steven Gerrard | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ |

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Aston Villa

GK Emiliano Martรญnez | ๐Ÿ‡ฆ๐Ÿ‡ท |
RB Matty Cash | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ ๐Ÿ‡ต๐Ÿ‡ฑ |
CB Ezri Konsa | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ | ๐ŸŸจ |
CB Tyrone Mings | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ |
LB Lucas Digne | ๐Ÿ‡ซ๐Ÿ‡ท | ๐Ÿ” |
M Morgan Sanson | ๐Ÿ‡ซ๐Ÿ‡ท | ๐Ÿ” |
M John McGinn | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ณ๓ ฃ๓ ด๓ ฟ | ๐ŸŸจ |
M Philippe Coutinho | ๐Ÿ‡ง๐Ÿ‡ท | ๐Ÿ” |
M Jacob Ramsey | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ |
W Leon Bailey | ๐Ÿ‡ฏ๐Ÿ‡ฒ |
CF Ollie Watkins | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ | โšฝ |

MANAGER

Bruno Lage | ๐Ÿ‡ต๐Ÿ‡น |

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Wolverhampton Wanderers

GK Josรฉ Pedro Malheiro de Sรก | ๐Ÿ‡ต๐Ÿ‡น |
LB Fernando Marรงal de Oliveira | ๐Ÿ‡ง๐Ÿ‡ท | ๐ŸŸจ |
CB Willy-Arnaud Zobo Boly | ๐Ÿ‡จ๐Ÿ‡ฎ |
CB Conor Coady | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ | ๐ŸŸจ |
CB Max Kilman | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ |
LB Jonathan Castro Otto | ๐Ÿ‡ช๐Ÿ‡ธ | โšฝ | ๐ŸŸจ |
M Leander Dendoncker | ๐Ÿ‡ง๐Ÿ‡ช |
M Joรฃo Moutinho | ๐Ÿ‡ต๐Ÿ‡น |
W Francisco Antรณnio Machado Mota Castro Trincรฃo | ๐Ÿ‡ต๐Ÿ‡น | ๐ŸŸจ | ๐Ÿ” |
W Daniel Castelo Podence | ๐Ÿ‡ต๐Ÿ‡น | ๐Ÿ” |
CF Fรกbio Daniel Soares Silva | ๐Ÿ‡ต๐Ÿ‡น | ๐Ÿ” |

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SUBSTITUTES

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๐Ÿ” | RB Ashley Young | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ | ๐ŸŸจ | for LB Lucas Digne | ๐Ÿ‡ซ๐Ÿ‡ท | 13โ€™ |
๐Ÿ” | M Douglas Luiz | ๐Ÿ‡ง๐Ÿ‡ท | for Morgan Sanson | ๐Ÿ‡ซ๐Ÿ‡ท | 72โ€™ |
๐Ÿ” | W Emiliano Buendรญa | ๐Ÿ‡ฆ๐Ÿ‡ท | for M Philippe Coutinho | ๐Ÿ‡ง๐Ÿ‡ท | 74โ€™ |

SUBSTITUTES

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๐Ÿ” | CF Hwang Hee-Chan | ๐Ÿ‡ฐ๐Ÿ‡ท | for W Daniel Castelo Podence | ๐Ÿ‡ต๐Ÿ‡น | 68โ€™ |
๐Ÿ” | W Pedro Lomba Neto | ๐Ÿ‡ต๐Ÿ‡น | for W Francisco Antรณnio Machado Mota Castro Trincรฃo | ๐Ÿ‡ต๐Ÿ‡น | 74โ€™ |
๐Ÿ” | W Francisco Jorge Tomรกs Oliveira | ๐Ÿ‡ต๐Ÿ‡น | for CF Fรกbio Daniel Soares Silva | ๐Ÿ‡ต๐Ÿ‡น | 89โ€™ |

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UNUSED SUBSTITUTES

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Only Eight Substitutes Named

GK Robin Olsen | ๐Ÿ‡ธ๐Ÿ‡ช |
CB Calum Chambers | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ |
M Carney Chukwuemeka | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ |
M Tim Iroegbunam | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ |
W Bertrand Traorรฉ | ๐Ÿ‡ง๐Ÿ‡ซ |

UNUSED SUBSTITUTES

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GK John Ruddy | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ |
LB Rayan Aรฏt-Nouri | ๐Ÿ‡ซ๐Ÿ‡ท |
RB Nรฉlson Cabral Semedo | ๐Ÿ‡ต๐Ÿ‡น |
CB Tote Antรณnio Gomes | ๐Ÿ‡ต๐Ÿ‡น |
CB Romain Ghanem Paul Saรฏss | ๐Ÿ‡ฒ๐Ÿ‡ฆ |
M Luke Cundle | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ |

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SQUAD STATS

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1st XI Cost: ยฃ165.29m
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: ยฃ49.68m
Team Cost: ยฃ214.97m
Squad Cost: ยฃ231.53m
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 : 9/19
Homegrown: 3/19

MATCHDAY SQUAD

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GK Emiliano Martรญnez | ๐Ÿ‡ฆ๐Ÿ‡ท | ยฃ19.58m |
GK Robin Olsen | ๐Ÿ‡ธ๐Ÿ‡ช | ยฃ3.15m |

LB Lucas Digne | ๐Ÿ‡ซ๐Ÿ‡ท | ยฃ27.00m |
RB Matty Cash | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ ๐Ÿ‡ต๐Ÿ‡ฑ | ยฃ14.18m |
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 Ezri Konsa | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ | ยฃ11.97m |
CB Calum Chambers | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ | Free |

M Douglas Luiz | ๐Ÿ‡ง๐Ÿ‡ท | ยฃ15.12m |
M Morgan Sanson | ๐Ÿ‡ซ๐Ÿ‡ท | ยฃ14.22m |
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 Carney Chukwuemeka | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ | Youth |
M Tim Iroegbunam | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ | Free |
M Philippe Coutinho | ๐Ÿ‡ง๐Ÿ‡ท | Loan |

W Emiliano Buendรญa | ๐Ÿ‡ฆ๐Ÿ‡ท | ยฃ34.56m |
W Leon Bailey | ๐Ÿ‡ฏ๐Ÿ‡ฒ | ยฃ28.80m |
W Bertrand Traorรฉ | ๐Ÿ‡ง๐Ÿ‡ซ | ยฃ16.56m |

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

SQUAD STATS

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1st XI Cost: ยฃ112.32m
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 : 2/11
Homegrown: โญ•/11
Subs Cost: ยฃ34.29m
Team Cost: ยฃ146.61m
Squad Cost: ยฃ189.90m
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 : 4/20
Homegrown: 1/20

MATCHDAY SQUAD

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GK Josรฉ Pedro Malheiro de Sรก | ๐Ÿ‡ต๐Ÿ‡น | ยฃ7.20m |
GK John Ruddy | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ | Free |

RB Nรฉlson Cabral Semedo | ๐Ÿ‡ต๐Ÿ‡น | ยฃ28.80m |
LB Jonathan Castro Otto | ๐Ÿ‡ช๐Ÿ‡ธ | ยฃ18.44m |
LB Rayan Aรฏt-Nouri | ๐Ÿ‡ซ๐Ÿ‡ท | ยฃ9.99m |
LB Fernando Marรงal de Oliveira | ๐Ÿ‡ง๐Ÿ‡ท | ยฃ1.80m |

CB Willy-Arnaud Zobo Boly | ๐Ÿ‡จ๐Ÿ‡ฎ | ยฃ10.80m |
CB Romain Ghanem Paul Saรฏss | ๐Ÿ‡ฒ๐Ÿ‡ฆ | ยฃ3.60m |
CB Conor Coady | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ | ยฃ2.46m |
CB Tote Antรณnio Gomes | ๐Ÿ‡ต๐Ÿ‡น | ยฃ0.69m |
CB Max Kilman | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ | Free |

M Leander Dendoncker | ๐Ÿ‡ง๐Ÿ‡ช | ยฃ12.12m |
M Joรฃo Moutinho | ๐Ÿ‡ต๐Ÿ‡น | ยฃ5.04m |
M Luke Cundle | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ | Youth |

W Daniel Castelo Podence | ๐Ÿ‡ต๐Ÿ‡น | ยฃ17.64m |
W Pedro Lomba Neto | ๐Ÿ‡ต๐Ÿ‡น | ยฃ15.79m |
W Francisco Jorge Tomรกs Oliveira | ๐Ÿ‡ต๐Ÿ‡น | ยฃ3.70m |
W Francisco Antรณnio Machado Mota Castro Trincรฃo | ๐Ÿ‡ต๐Ÿ‡น | Loan |

CF Fรกbio Daniel Soares Silva | ๐Ÿ‡ต๐Ÿ‡น | ยฃ35.12m |
CF Hwang Hee-Chan | ๐Ÿ‡ฐ๐Ÿ‡ท | ยฃ15.03m |

UNAVAILABLE

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Paternity Leave | 1 |
F Danny Ings | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ |

Injury | 2 |
M Marvelous Nakamba | ๐Ÿ‡ฟ๐Ÿ‡ผ | Knee
CB Kortney Hause | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ | Abdomen

Out On Loan | 13 |
M Conor Hourihane | ๐Ÿ‡ฎ๐Ÿ‡ช | Sheffield United
RB Frรฉdรฉric Guilbert | ๐Ÿ‡ซ๐Ÿ‡ท | Strasbourg
CF Keinan Davis | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ | Forest
CF Wesley | ๐Ÿ‡ง๐Ÿ‡ท | Internacional
W Anwar El Ghazi | ๐Ÿ‡ณ๐Ÿ‡ฑ | Everton
M Aaron Ramsey | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ | Cheltenham
CF Caleb Chukwuemeka | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ | Livingston
W Jaden Philogene-Bidace | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ | Stoke
CF Cameron Archer | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ | Preston
LB Matt Targett | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ | Newcastle
GK Filip Marschall | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ | Gateshead
GK Jed Steer | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ | Luton
W Trรฉzรฉguet | ๐Ÿ‡ช๐Ÿ‡ฌ | Basaksehir

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 | 51%
Possession A | 49%
Shots F | 15
Shots A | 11
Shots on Target F | 5
Shots on Target A | 4
Corners F | 9
Corners A | 4
Fouls F | 8
Fouls A | 15

MATCH QUOTES

โ€œAt the end we were in a position where we had nothing to lose but we put ourselves in a really difficult place in the match with our first-half performance. โ€œWe were second best and the game could have been dead and buried at half time. We were arguably better in the second half but we canโ€™t keep gifting goals - this league is unforgiving. โ€œI just said to the players, โ€˜I thought this was a local derby, where we had to come out of the blocks and have a war from the first minuteโ€™. But we only started having a war in the 70th minute and it was too late, but weโ€™ve only got ourselves to blame. โ€œTheir goalkeeper has made two or three world-class saves but weโ€™ve gifted two really poor goals and you canโ€™t afford to do that. We conceded a really poor goal and then had a real wobble. โ€œWolves were sharper, more aggressive and they knew it was a derby and we didnโ€™t realise we were in a derby until the second half and beyond. I canโ€™t put my frustrations into words.โ€ Steven Gerrard.

MATCH REPORT