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Game #5671

Sunday, 20 August 2023

Attendance: 41,694

Won

Premier League

9th (+11)

Everton

Last 5: ๐ŸŸฉ ๐ŸŸจ ๐ŸŸฉ ๐ŸŸฅ ๐ŸŸฉ

Villa Park

Unai Emery delivers an eighth consecutive Villa Park victory with a stunning performance against an over-run Everton.

Aston Villa

4-0

Everton

Assist(s) | Leon Bailey | 18' |

KEY MAN

Moussa Diaby, inspiring dynamic home debut

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MATCH TIMELINE

๐ŸŸจ | 15โ€™ Booking, Douglas Luiz for a bad foul
โšฝ | 18โ€™ Goal, 1-0, John McGinn, Assist by Leon Bailey
โšฝ | 24โ€™ Goal, 2-0, Douglas Luiz (pen)
๐ŸŸจ | 33โ€™ Booking, Lucas Digne for a bad foul
๐Ÿ•’ | 45โ€™+10 HT Aston Villa 2-0 Everton
โšฝ | 52โ€™ Goal, 3-0, Leon Bailey
๐Ÿ” | 63โ€™ Sub off, Leon Bailey, Sub on, Youri Tielemans
๐Ÿ” | 64โ€™ Sub off, Douglas Luiz, Sub on, Philippe Coutinho
๐Ÿ” | 64โ€™ Sub off, Moussa Diaby, Sub on, Diego Carlos
๐Ÿ” | 74โ€™ Sub off, Ollie Watkins, Sub on, Jhon Durรกn
โšฝ | 76โ€™ Goal, 4-0, Jhon Durรกn
๐Ÿ” | 86โ€™ Sub off, Philippe Coutinho, Sub on, Cameron Archer
๐ŸŸจ | 89โ€™ Booking, Cameron Archer for a bad foul
๐Ÿ•’ | 90โ€™+10 FT Aston Villa 4-0 Everton

ON THIS DAY

Villa bounce back in style as Everton are put to the sword at Villa Park with a dynamic performance from home debutant Moussa Diaby and another Everton cameo from Leon Bailey.

Meanwhile Jhon Durรกn scored his first goal for the club on his 13th substitute appearance and did so only 50 seconds after coming on, four seconds slower than the record holder John Carew - against Everton in October 2009 (46 seconds).

On the subject of time the officials once again add on 20 (TWENTY) minutes of additional / injury time following 18 minutes last week.

Villaโ€™s victory is their eight consecutive home win.

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

Everton

European Cup / Champions League: โŒ
UEFA Cup Winners Cup: ๐Ÿ†
League Champions: ๐Ÿ†๐Ÿ†๐Ÿ†๐Ÿ†๐Ÿ† ๐Ÿ†๐Ÿ†๐Ÿ†๐Ÿ†
FA Cup Winners: ๐Ÿ†๐Ÿ†๐Ÿ†๐Ÿ†๐Ÿ†
League Cup Winners: โŒ
Last Trophy: 1994-95

FIXTURE HISTORY

Everton

Previous 5 vs. Everton: ๐ŸŸจ ๐ŸŸฉ ๐ŸŸฉ ๐ŸŸฉ ๐ŸŸฉ

FIXTURE DETAILS

Season | 2023-24 |
Matchday | #2 |
League Game | #2 |
Manager Game | #29 |
Sunday, 20 August 2023
Attendance | 41,694 |

MATCH SUMMARY

Manager: Unai Emery | ๐Ÿ‡ช๐Ÿ‡ธ | Hondarribia, 2022-
Referee:ย Anthony Taylor | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ | Wythenshaw, 2006-
Kick off: 2.00pm
Half Time Score: ๐ŸŸฉ 2-0
Full Time Result: ๐ŸŸฉ Won
Full Time Score: ๐ŸŸฉ 4-0
Last 5: ๐ŸŸฉ ๐ŸŸจ ๐ŸŸฉ ๐ŸŸฅ ๐ŸŸฉ

MATCH OFFICIALS

Referee:ย Anthony Taylor | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ | Wythenshaw, 2006-
Previous 5: ๐ŸŸฉ ๐ŸŸจ ๐ŸŸฉ ๐ŸŸฉ ๐ŸŸฉ
Last Match: ๐ŸŸฉ 8 Apr 23, Villa 2-0 Forest (h)
Cards: ๐ŸŸจ ๐ŸŸจ ๐ŸŸจ ๐ŸŸจ ๐ŸŸจ ๐ŸŸจ ๐ŸŸจ
Assistants:ย Gary Beswick, Adam Nunn.
Fourth official:ย Robert Madley.
VAR:ย Darren England.
Assistant VAR:ย Timothy Wood.

CARDS

Villa

๐ŸŸจ ๐ŸŸจ ๐ŸŸจ

Everton

๐ŸŸจ ๐ŸŸจ ๐ŸŸจ ๐ŸŸจ

Anthony Taylor

TEAM NEWS

In the first post-Tyrone squad.... Pau Torres makes his first start, Leon Bailey keeps his place, Moussa Diaby makes his home debut, no Jaden but Jhon Durรกn makes a welcome return.

TEAM STATS

Starting XI Average Age: | 26.85 |
Bench Average Age: | 26.60 |
Squad Average Age: | 26.73 |
Subs Average Age: | 25.87 |
Oldest Starter: GK Emiliano Martรญnez | ๐Ÿ‡ฆ๐Ÿ‡ท | 30.98 |
Youngest Starter: M Boubacar Kamara | ๐Ÿ‡ซ๐Ÿ‡ท | 23.76 |
Oldest Squad Player: GK Robin Olsen | ๐Ÿ‡ธ๐Ÿ‡ช | 33.07 |
Youngest Squad Player: CF Jhon Durรกn | ๐Ÿ‡จ๐Ÿ‡ด | 19.70 |
Oldest Substitute: M Philippe Coutinho | ๐Ÿ‡ง๐Ÿ‡ท | 31.21 |
Youngest Substitute: CF Jhon Durรกn | ๐Ÿ‡จ๐Ÿ‡ด | 19.70 |

MANAGER

MANAGER

Unai Emery | ๐Ÿ‡ช๐Ÿ‡ธ |

Sean Dyche | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ |

Aston Villa

GK Emiliano Martรญnez | ๐Ÿ‡ฆ๐Ÿ‡ท |
LB Lucas Digne | ๐Ÿ‡ซ๐Ÿ‡ท | ๐ŸŸจ |
CB Pau Torres | ๐Ÿ‡ช๐Ÿ‡ธ |
CB Ezri Konsa | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ |
RB Matty Cash | ๐Ÿ‡ต๐Ÿ‡ฑ |
M Boubacar Kamara | ๐Ÿ‡ซ๐Ÿ‡ท |
M Douglas Luiz | ๐Ÿ‡ง๐Ÿ‡ท | ๐ŸŸจ | โšฝ | ๐Ÿ” |
M John McGinn | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ณ๓ ฃ๓ ด๓ ฟ | โšฝ |
W Leon Bailey | ๐Ÿ‡ฏ๐Ÿ‡ฒ | ๐Ÿ”ฅ | โšฝ | ๐Ÿ” |
W Moussa Diaby | ๐Ÿ‡ซ๐Ÿ‡ท | ๐Ÿ” |
CF Ollie Watkins | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ | ๐Ÿ” |

Everton

GK Jordan Pickford | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ | ๐ŸŸจ |
RB Nathan Patterson | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ณ๓ ฃ๓ ด๓ ฟ | ๐ŸŸจ |
CB Michael Keane | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ | ๐ŸŸจ |
CB James Tarkowski | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ |
RB Ashley Young (ex) | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ |
M Amadou Onana | ๐Ÿ‡ง๐Ÿ‡ช |
M Abdoulaye Doucourรฉ | ๐Ÿ‡ฒ๐Ÿ‡ฑ | ๐Ÿ” |
M James Garner | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ |
M Idrissa Gueye (ex) | ๐Ÿ‡ธ๐Ÿ‡ณ | ๐ŸŸจ | ๐Ÿ” |
W Alex Iwobi | ๐Ÿ‡ณ๐Ÿ‡ฌ | ๐Ÿ” |
CF Dominic Calvert-Lewin | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ | ๐Ÿ” |

SUBSTITUTES

๐Ÿ” | M Youri Tielemans | ๐Ÿ‡ง๐Ÿ‡ช | for W Leon Bailey | ๐Ÿ‡ฏ๐Ÿ‡ฒ | 63โ€™ |
๐Ÿ” | CB Diego Carlos | ๐Ÿ‡ง๐Ÿ‡ท | for W Moussa Diaby | ๐Ÿ‡ซ๐Ÿ‡ท | 64โ€™ |
๐Ÿ” | M Philippe Coutinho | ๐Ÿ‡ง๐Ÿ‡ท | for M Douglas Luiz | ๐Ÿ‡ง๐Ÿ‡ท | 64โ€™ |
๐Ÿ” | CF Jhon Durรกn | ๐Ÿ‡จ๐Ÿ‡ด | โšฝ | for CF Ollie Watkins | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ | 74โ€™ |
๐Ÿ” | CF Cameron Archer | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ | ๐ŸŸจ | for M Philippe Coutinho | ๐Ÿ‡ง๐Ÿ‡ท | 86โ€™ |

SUBSTITUTES

๐Ÿ” | W Arnaut Danjuma | ๐Ÿ‡ณ๐Ÿ‡ฑ | for CF Dominic Calvert-Lewin | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ | 38โ€™ |
๐Ÿ” | W Lewis Dobbin | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ | for M Idrissa Gueye (ex) | ๐Ÿ‡ธ๐Ÿ‡ณ | 46โ€™ |
๐Ÿ” | CF Neal Maupay | ๐Ÿ‡ซ๐Ÿ‡ท | for W Alex Iwobi | ๐Ÿ‡ณ๐Ÿ‡ฌ | 51โ€™ |
๐Ÿ” | M Tyler Onyango | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ | for M Abdoulaye Doucourรฉ | ๐Ÿ‡ฒ๐Ÿ‡ฑ | 90โ€™+8 |

UNUSED SUBSTITUTES

GK Robin Olsen | ๐Ÿ‡ธ๐Ÿ‡ช |
GK Filip Marschall | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ |
CB Calum Chambers | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ |
W Bertrand Traorรฉ | ๐Ÿ‡ง๐Ÿ‡ซ |

UNUSED SUBSTITUTES

GK Joรฃo Virgรญnia | ๐Ÿ‡ต๐Ÿ‡น |
LB Vitaliy Mykolenko | ๐Ÿ‡บ๐Ÿ‡ฆ |
CB Ben Godfrey | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ |
CB Jarrad Branthwaite | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ |
CF Thomas Cannon | ๐Ÿ‡ฎ๐Ÿ‡ช |

SQUAD STATS

1st XI Cost: ยฃ222.38m
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 : 3/11
Homegrown: โญ•/11

Subs Cost: ยฃ60.18m
Team Cost: ยฃ282.56m
Matchday Squad Cost: ยฃ297.58m
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

Total Squad Cost: ยฃ380.20m
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 : 12/30
Homegrown: 4/30

MATCHDAY SQUAD

GK Emiliano Martรญnez | ๐Ÿ‡ฆ๐Ÿ‡ท | ยฃ15.66m |
GK Robin Olsen | ๐Ÿ‡ธ๐Ÿ‡ช | ยฃ3.00m |
GK Filip Marschall | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ | Youth |

LB Lucas Digne | ๐Ÿ‡ซ๐Ÿ‡ท | ยฃ27.00m |
RB Matty Cash | ๐Ÿ‡ต๐Ÿ‡ฑ | ยฃ14.18m |

CB Diego Carlos | ๐Ÿ‡ง๐Ÿ‡ท | ยฃ27.90m |
CB Pau Torres | ๐Ÿ‡ช๐Ÿ‡ธ | ยฃ28.60m |
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 Philippe Coutinho | ๐Ÿ‡ง๐Ÿ‡ท | ยฃ18.00m |
M Douglas Luiz | ๐Ÿ‡ง๐Ÿ‡ท | ยฃ15.12m |
M John McGinn | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ณ๓ ฃ๓ ด๓ ฟ | ยฃ2.79m |
M Boubacar Kamara | ๐Ÿ‡ซ๐Ÿ‡ท | Free |
M Youri Tielemans | ๐Ÿ‡ง๐Ÿ‡ช | Free |

W Moussa Diaby | ๐Ÿ‡ซ๐Ÿ‡ท | ยฃ47.66m |
W Leon Bailey | ๐Ÿ‡ฏ๐Ÿ‡ฒ | ยฃ28.80m |
W Bertrand Traorรฉ | ๐Ÿ‡ง๐Ÿ‡ซ | ยฃ12.02m |

CF Ollie Watkins | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ | ยฃ30.60m |
CF Jhon Durรกn | ๐Ÿ‡จ๐Ÿ‡ด | ยฃ14.28m |
CF Cameron Archer | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ | Youth |

SQUAD STATS

1st XI Cost: ยฃ157.55m
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 : 7/11
Homegrown: โญ•/11

Subs Cost: ยฃ10.44m
Team Cost: ยฃ167.99m
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 : 9/15
Homegrown: 2/15

Matchday Squad Cost: ยฃ214.48m
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 : 11/20
Homegrown: 3/20

Total Squad Cost: ยฃ271.88m
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 : 18/31
Homegrown: 4/31

MATCHDAY SQUAD

GK Jordan Pickford | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ | ยฃ25.65m |
GK Joรฃo Virgรญnia | ๐Ÿ‡ต๐Ÿ‡น | Free |

LB Vitaliy Mykolenko | ๐Ÿ‡บ๐Ÿ‡ฆ | ยฃ21.15m |
RB Nathan Patterson | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ณ๓ ฃ๓ ด๓ ฟ | ยฃ12.60m |
RB Ashley Young (ex) | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ | Free |

CB Michael Keane | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ | ยฃ25.65m |
CB Ben Godfrey | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ | ยฃ24.34m |
CB Jarrad Branthwaite | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ | ยฃ1.00m |
CB James Tarkowski | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ | Free |

M Amadou Onana | ๐Ÿ‡ง๐Ÿ‡ช | ยฃ32.40m |
M Abdoulaye Doucourรฉ | ๐Ÿ‡ฒ๐Ÿ‡ฑ | ยฃ19.89m |
M James Garner | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ | ยฃ9.00m |
M Idrissa Gueye (ex) | ๐Ÿ‡ธ๐Ÿ‡ณ | ยฃ3.50m |
M Tyler Onyango | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ | Youth |

W Alex Iwobi | ๐Ÿ‡ณ๐Ÿ‡ฌ | ยฃ27.36m |
W Lewis Dobbin | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ | Youth |
W Arnaut Danjuma | ๐Ÿ‡ณ๐Ÿ‡ฑ | Loan |

CF Neal Maupay | ๐Ÿ‡ซ๐Ÿ‡ท | ยฃ10.44m |
CF Dominic Calvert-Lewin | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ | ยฃ1.50m |
CF Thomas Cannon | ๐Ÿ‡ฎ๐Ÿ‡ช | Youth |

UNAVAILABLE

Injury | 6 |
LB รlex Moreno | ๐Ÿ‡ช๐Ÿ‡ธ | Thigh
M Jacob Ramsey | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ | Ankle
W Emiliano Buendรญa | ๐Ÿ‡ฆ๐Ÿ‡ท | Knee
M Leander Dendoncker | ๐Ÿ‡ง๐Ÿ‡ช | Muscular
M Tim Iroegbunam | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ | Unknown
CB Tyrone Mings | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ | ACL

Out On Loan | 6 |
RB Kaine Kesler-Hayden | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ | Plymouth
CF Louie Barry | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ | Stockport
GK Viljami Sinisalo | ๐Ÿ‡ซ๐Ÿ‡ฎ | Exeter
M Morgan Sanson | ๐Ÿ‡ซ๐Ÿ‡ท | Nice
M Finn Azaz | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ | Plymouth
CB Lamare Bogarde | ๐Ÿ‡ณ๐Ÿ‡ฑ | Bristol Rovers

UNAVAILABLE

Injury | 6 |
M Dele Alli | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ | Groin
M Jack Harrison | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ | Groin
W Dwight McNeil | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ | Ankle
RB Seamus Coleman | ๐Ÿ‡ฎ๐Ÿ‡ช | Knee
M Andrรฉ Gomes | ๐Ÿ‡ต๐Ÿ‡น | Calf
CF Youssef Ramalho Chermiti | ๐Ÿ‡ต๐Ÿ‡น | Unknown

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

CF Cameron Archer | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ |

MATCH STATS

Possession F | 60%โ€จ
Possession A | 40%โ€จ

Shots F | 13โ€จ
Shots A | 9โ€จ

Shots on Target F | 7โ€จ
Shots on Target A | 2โ€จ

Corners F | 7โ€จ
Corners A | 6โ€จ

Fouls F | 8โ€จ
Fouls A | 12

TABLE

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PROGRAMME

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MATCHDAY QUOTES

"We needed to react like we did. It is not enough at the moment because after two matches we only have three points. We have to react like we did today and still be going forward.

"We had a good transition and avoided their transition. We did a very good job today. We want to create and build in this way. I feel good.

"We won today and we want to give the injured players the three points. We were thinking of them for this match. Now we have to play Europa Conference League.

"New chapter this season. We started very well here. The balance is five goals for and five against. We can feel something positive here at home like we did last year but we have to create a new way, a new strong feeling here with our supporters.

"Today we were very, very angry to try and get our performance at home and to forget last week's match. We have to learn. Today we did a lot of things good but there are some moments we can do better.

"Always when we win we are happy and at the end we can analyse deeply how we did it. Today was a very good impact with our supporters at home, the atmosphere they made here. We connected with them, they connected with us and today I want to especially mention this victory for Emi Buendia and Tyrone Mings because of course, we were remembering them before the match and bringing this victory for them.

"Then, trying to continue, trying to play here imposing our ideas and our style, trying to avoid their power and their transitions, we did it. Then, slowly, slowly, progressively, we imposed our position on the pitch, trying to score. We did it and we kept our balance very good in the 90 minutes. We are trying to be demanding to improve and there are some things we didnโ€™t do like I want, but the result and the three points, and of course, after Newcastle, this impact was important.

"Last week in Newcastle it didn't work and each match is different. We have to try to keep balance playing at home and away. Last season we started last season away strong and at home not so much, then we changed completely and we were good at home and away we were more weak. Now we have started the same way.

"We have to keep the balance and the same performances being home and away. Last week the connection between Diaby and Leon Bailey was not good but this week it was much better, but we have to continue working because Moussa Diaby needs time to connect and understand his teammates perfectly.

"I am very happy for him [John McGinn] because he scored, and he is not usually scoring a lot. He has to get to the box to create chances and to score. He did that perfectly for the first goal, and his performance today was very good, and is happy to play right side, left side, inside, playing as a midfielder, as a number 10 and I think he is very important for us. Like Leon Bailey last week, he didn't play well but today he was amazing.

"Of course, the result was very good and the control on the game was very good. We didnโ€™t concede out of transition or many chances, but we can do better to control the game and take good positioning, and be more consistent in 90 minutes like we did. We lost some balls in the middle that I do not want to lose and being very demanding with the players because I want to improve and we will face this season being a candidate for cups, and the first competition is the Premier League. Today we can feel very well, but we are coming after one result, a very bad result, an embarrassing result in Newcastle. We have to be consistent the same way trying to improve always.

โ€œ[Moussa Diaby] can add to us more goals, run behind the opponents. He can help us being versatile as a 10 or a seven. He can drop as a midfielder more or less. The idea is to get off him his quality but he improves as well, I think he can improve and he is demanding himself. He is young, but he is mature. I want players like that, very demanding and taking a commitment to improve and create something here with the team and individually."

Unai Emery.


"Last week was tough for us. Newcastle did a job on us and a lot of teams will go up there and be on the back of the same result.

"We've also had Emi (Buendia) getting injured, Tyrone (Mings) getting injured which has been a big blow. It's been tough to pick ourselves up from it but this one's for them.

"We were hungry, we were upset from last week, we were hurting. We're a good team, we had a really good pre-season. Last week was a set-back but we were so positive this week to try and turn that around and today was a brilliant performance. We probably could have added a couple more."

John McGinn.