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Game #5672

Wednesday, 23 August 2023

Attendance: 19,306

Won

Europa Conference League

Play Off

Hibernian F.C.

Last 5: ๐ŸŸจ ๐ŸŸฉ ๐ŸŸฅ ๐ŸŸฉ ๐ŸŸฉ

Easter Road

Villa sweep aside Lee Johnson's Hibs without reaching second gear, losing Martรญnez at half time the only negative as Lucas Digne reminds everyone of his attacking strength.

Hibernian

0-5

Aston Villa

Assist(s) | Lucas Digne | 17' | 42' | 50' | Diego Carlos | 33' |

KEY MAN

Scintillating wing-play from Digne, surely he can't be sacrificed.

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MATCH TIMELINE

โšฝ | 17โ€™ Goal, 1-0, Ollie Watkins, Assist by Lucas Digne
๐ŸŸจ | 20โ€™ Booking, Lucas Digne for a bad foul
โšฝ | 33โ€™ Goal, 2-0, Ollie Watkins, Assist by Diego Carlos
โšฝ | 42โ€™ Goal, 3-0, Leon Bailey, Assist by Lucas Digne
๐Ÿ•’ | 45โ€™+4 HT Hibernian 0-3 Aston Villa
๐Ÿ” | 46โ€™ Sub off, Emiliano Martรญnez, Sub on, Robin Olsen
๐Ÿ’ฅ | 47โ€™ Goal disallowed for offside, Ollie Watkins
๐Ÿ’ฅ | 50โ€™ VAR overturns on-field decision
โšฝ | 50โ€™ Goal, 4-0, Ollie Watkins, Assist by Lucas Digne
๐Ÿ” | 66โ€™ Sub off, Boubacar Kamara, Sub on, Youri Tielemans
๐Ÿ” | 68โ€™ Sub off, Ollie Watkins, Sub on, Bertrand Traorรฉ
๐Ÿ” | 68โ€™ Sub off, Leon Bailey, Sub on, Jhon Durรกn
โšฝ | 74โ€™ Goal, 5-0, Douglas Luiz (pen)
๐Ÿ” | 75โ€™ Sub off, Ezri Konsa, Sub on, Matty Cash
๐Ÿ•’ | 90โ€™+3 FT Hibernian 0-5 Aston Villa

ON THIS DAY

Villa's first European outing in far too long also proves to be one of the simplest as an utterly controlled performance sweeps aside Hibs.

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

Hibernian F.C.

European Cup / Champions League: โŒ
Scottish League Champions: ๐Ÿ†๐Ÿ†๐Ÿ†๐Ÿ†
Scottish Cup Winners: ๐Ÿ†๐Ÿ†๐Ÿ†
Scottish League Cup Winners: ๐Ÿ†๐Ÿ†๐Ÿ†
Last Trophy: 2015-16

FIXTURE HISTORY

Hibernian F.C.

Previous 5 vs. Hibs: None
None

FIXTURE DETAILS

Season | 2023-24 |
Matchday | #3 |
European Game | #1 |
Manager Game | #30 |
Wednesday, 23 August 2023
Attendance | 19,306 |

MATCH SUMMARY

Manager: Unai Emery | ๐Ÿ‡ช๐Ÿ‡ธ | Hondarribia, 2022-
Referee:ย Ricardo de Burgos | ๐Ÿ‡ช๐Ÿ‡ธ | Bilbao, 2011-
Kick off: 5.45pm
Half Time Score: ๐ŸŸฉ 3-0
Full Time Result: ๐ŸŸฉ Won
Full Time Score: ๐ŸŸฉ 5-0
Last 5: ๐ŸŸจ ๐ŸŸฉ ๐ŸŸฅ ๐ŸŸฉ ๐ŸŸฉ

MATCH OFFICIALS

Referee:ย Ricardo de Burgos | ๐Ÿ‡ช๐Ÿ‡ธ | Bilbao, 2011-
Previous 5:
Last Match: None
Cards: ๐ŸŸจ ๐ŸŸจ
Assistants:ย Iker De Fransisco | ๐Ÿ‡ช๐Ÿ‡ธ | Jon Nรบรฑez | ๐Ÿ‡ช๐Ÿ‡ธ |
Fourth official:ย Pablo Gonzรกlez Fuertes | ๐Ÿ‡ช๐Ÿ‡ธ |

CARDS

Villa

๐ŸŸจ

Hibernian F.C.

๐ŸŸจ

Ricardo de Burgos

TEAM NEWS

Only Matty Cash drops out, with Diego Carlos coming in for this first start in 12 months as Ezri Konsa shifts out wide.

TEAM STATS

Starting XI Average Age: | 27.26 |
Bench Average Age: | 24.50 |
Squad Average Age: | 26.02 |
Subs Average Age: | 26.63 |
Oldest Starter: GK Emiliano Martรญnez | ๐Ÿ‡ฆ๐Ÿ‡ท | 30.99 |
Youngest Starter: M Boubacar Kamara | ๐Ÿ‡ซ๐Ÿ‡ท | 23.76 |
Oldest Squad Player: GK Robin Olsen | ๐Ÿ‡ธ๐Ÿ‡ช | 33.08 |
Youngest Squad Player: CF Jhon Durรกn | ๐Ÿ‡จ๐Ÿ‡ด | 19.71 |
Oldest Substitute: GK Robin Olsen | ๐Ÿ‡ธ๐Ÿ‡ช | 33.08 |
Youngest Substitute: CF Jhon Durรกn | ๐Ÿ‡จ๐Ÿ‡ด | 19.71 |

MANAGER

MANAGER

Unai Emery | ๐Ÿ‡ช๐Ÿ‡ธ |

Lee Johnson | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ |

Aston Villa

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

Hibernian F.C.

GK David Marshall | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ณ๓ ฃ๓ ด๓ ฟ |
RB Lewis Miller | ๐Ÿ‡ฆ๐Ÿ‡บ |
CB Will Fish | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ |
CB Paul Hanlon | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ณ๓ ฃ๓ ด๓ ฟ | ๐Ÿ” |
LB Jordan Obita | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ | ๐Ÿ” |
LB Lewis Stevenson | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ณ๓ ฃ๓ ด๓ ฟ |
M Josh Campbell | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ณ๓ ฃ๓ ด๓ ฟ | ๐Ÿ” |
M Joe Newell | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ | ๐Ÿ” |
W Martin Boyle | ๐Ÿ‡ฆ๐Ÿ‡บ | ๐ŸŸจ |
W ร‰lie Youan | ๐Ÿ‡ซ๐Ÿ‡ท |
CF Dylan Vente | ๐Ÿ‡ณ๐Ÿ‡ฑ | ๐Ÿ” |

SUBSTITUTES

๐Ÿ” | GK Robin Olsen | ๐Ÿ‡ธ๐Ÿ‡ช | for GK Emiliano Martรญnez | ๐Ÿ‡ฆ๐Ÿ‡ท | 46โ€™ |
๐Ÿ” | M Youri Tielemans | ๐Ÿ‡ง๐Ÿ‡ช | for M Boubacar Kamara | ๐Ÿ‡ซ๐Ÿ‡ท | 66โ€™ |
๐Ÿ” | W Bertrand Traorรฉ | ๐Ÿ‡ง๐Ÿ‡ซ | for CF Ollie Watkins | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ | 68โ€™ |
๐Ÿ” | CF Jhon Durรกn | ๐Ÿ‡จ๐Ÿ‡ด | for W Leon Bailey | ๐Ÿ‡ฏ๐Ÿ‡ฒ | 68โ€™ |
๐Ÿ” | RB Matty Cash | ๐Ÿ‡ต๐Ÿ‡ฑ | for CB Ezri Konsa | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ | 75โ€™ |

SUBSTITUTES

๐Ÿ” | M James Jeggo | ๐Ÿ‡ฆ๐Ÿ‡บ | for LB Jordan Obita | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ | 46โ€™ |
๐Ÿ” | CB Rocky Bushiri | ๐Ÿ‡จ๐Ÿ‡ฉ | for CB Paul Hanlon | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ณ๓ ฃ๓ ด๓ ฟ | 68โ€™ |
๐Ÿ” | M Jake Doyle-Hayes (ex) | ๐Ÿ‡ฎ๐Ÿ‡ช | for M Josh Campbell | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ณ๓ ฃ๓ ด๓ ฟ | 69โ€™ |
๐Ÿ” | CF Christian Doidge | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ท๓ ฌ๓ ณ๓ ฟ | for CF Dylan Vente | ๐Ÿ‡ณ๐Ÿ‡ฑ | 69โ€™ |
๐Ÿ” | M Allan Delferriere | ๐Ÿ‡ง๐Ÿ‡ช | for M Joe Newell | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ | 88โ€™ |

UNUSED SUBSTITUTES

GK Filip Marschall | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ |
RB Seb Revan | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ |
CB Josh Feeney | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ |
CB Calum Chambers | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ |

UNUSED SUBSTITUTES

GK Maksymilian Boruc | ๐Ÿ‡ต๐Ÿ‡ฑ |
CB Riley Harbottle | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ |
RB Kanayo Megwa | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ |
LB Oscar MacIntyre | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ณ๓ ฃ๓ ด๓ ฟ |
M Rudi Molotnikov | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ณ๓ ฃ๓ ด๓ ฟ |
M Reuben McAllister | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ณ๓ ฃ๓ ด๓ ฟ |
CF Adam Le Fondre | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ |

SQUAD STATS

1st XI Cost: ยฃ236.10m
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: ยฃ43.48m
Team Cost: ยฃ279.58m
Matchday Squad Cost: ยฃ279.58m
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 : 5/20
Homegrown: 3/20

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 : 15/33
Homegrown: 7/33

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 |
LB Seb Revan | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ | Youth |

CB Pau Torres | ๐Ÿ‡ช๐Ÿ‡ธ | ยฃ28.60m |
CB Diego Carlos | ๐Ÿ‡ง๐Ÿ‡ท | ยฃ27.90m |
CB Ezri Konsa | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ | ยฃ11.97m |
CB Josh Feeney | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ | Youth |
CB Calum Chambers | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ | Free |

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 |

SQUAD STATS

1st XI Cost: ยฃ1.26m
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: 3/11

Subs Cost: ยฃ0.24m
Team Cost: ยฃ1.50m
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 : 5/16
Homegrown: โญ•/16

Matchday Squad Cost: ยฃ1.50m
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 : 14/23
Homegrown: 7/23

Total Squad Cost: ยฃ1.80m
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 : 18/29
Homegrown: 7/29

MATCHDAY SQUAD

GK David Marshall | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ณ๓ ฃ๓ ด๓ ฟ | Free |
GK Maksymilian Boruc | ๐Ÿ‡ต๐Ÿ‡ฑ | Free |

LB Lewis Stevenson | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ณ๓ ฃ๓ ด๓ ฟ | Youth |
RB Kanayo Megwa | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ | Youth |
LB Oscar MacIntyre | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ณ๓ ฃ๓ ด๓ ฟ | Youth |
RB Lewis Miller | ๐Ÿ‡ฆ๐Ÿ‡บ | Free |
LB Jordan Obita | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ | Free |

CB Paul Hanlon | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ณ๓ ฃ๓ ด๓ ฟ | Youth |
CB Rocky Bushiri | ๐Ÿ‡จ๐Ÿ‡ฉ | Free |
CB Riley Harbottle | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ | Free |
CB Will Fish | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ | Loan |

M Josh Campbell | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ณ๓ ฃ๓ ด๓ ฟ | Youth |
M Rudi Molotnikov | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ณ๓ ฃ๓ ด๓ ฟ | Youth |
M Reuben McAllister | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ณ๓ ฃ๓ ด๓ ฟ | Youth |
M Joe Newell | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ | Free |
M James Jeggo | ๐Ÿ‡ฆ๐Ÿ‡บ | Free |
M Jake Doyle-Hayes (ex) | ๐Ÿ‡ฎ๐Ÿ‡ช | Free |
M Allan Delferriere | ๐Ÿ‡ง๐Ÿ‡ช | Free |

W ร‰lie Youan | ๐Ÿ‡ซ๐Ÿ‡ท | ยฃ0.49m |
W Martin Boyle | ๐Ÿ‡ฆ๐Ÿ‡บ | Free |

CF Dylan Vente | ๐Ÿ‡ณ๐Ÿ‡ฑ | ยฃ0.77m |
CF Christian Doidge | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ท๓ ฌ๓ ณ๓ ฟ | ยฃ0.24m |
CF Adam Le Fondre | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ | Free |

UNAVAILABLE

Injury | 7 |
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
M Philippe Coutinho | ๐Ÿ‡ง๐Ÿ‡ท | Thigh

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

Not Recorded

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

MATCH STATS

Possession F | 70%
โ€จPossession A | 30%โ€จ

Shots F | 18โ€จ
Shots A | 5โ€จ

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

Corners F | 8โ€จ
Corners A | 3โ€จ

Fouls F | 9โ€จ
Fouls A | 10

TABLE

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PROGRAMME

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MATCHDAY QUOTES

"Everyday when I go to the training ground there is the '82 European Cup [picture]. It's good to have that memory.

"This is the history for Aston Villa and it's amazing. Of course we want to write a new history now, doing it our way and hopefully we can do something important here.

"Always when I go in my office I am passing this [picture] and I am always watching the trophy.

"We play Hibernian and have to play two matches to try and get to the group stage and that is the objective.

"I'm so happy about this and want to share my mindset with the players and the supporters because Europe always is something amazing for everybody.

"We have our experiences, the players and me as a coach. Playing in Europe always gave me a lot as a coach. In football, I'm so grateful for the possibility to play in Europe like I have.

"Now with Aston Villa, I want to share with everybody the experiences and I want to share my competitive way. What I did before, I want to do here.

"That is the message to the players and to the supporters. I want to focus on the two matches with Hibernian and enjoy it."

Unai Emery pre-match.


"It's the most nervous I've been for a game in a long time. I had butterflies today.

"It was really strange being in the away changing room. I had a special three years here, it's great to be back but it's a good result for us.

"I was at a bit of a crossroads in my career and this club gave me a platform to show what I can do. The supporters took to me very early.

"I told the boys 'don't disrespect Hibs'. I told them they'd be surprised and they were surprised first 15 minutes.

"It was an important game for Hibs, so I'd rather be treated like an opponent and then I got a nice reception at the end."

John McGinn.


"We know we really played a high level, and didn't let them play how they usually play. The end result is maybe not deserved, but we deserved to win, and our respect of them is playing how we played.

"We know they are very good in the transition. We know they have good long balls and crosses. We tried to keep control with the ball, and we did it.

"I am happy, but everything we did was with respect. In this competition, first we have to be in the groups, and second, trying to do something here."

Unai Emery, post match.


โ€œWe need two very good left backs and now we have an injury to Alex Moreno. Lucas Digne, always, we will have the respect of him because heโ€™s very important for us.

โ€œAnd then we were managing with him at the beginning of the season of the possibility (him leaving) maybe, if it was good for him, it was good for the club and we could have in the squad two good left-backs like with him and Alex Moreno.

โ€œThat could be a possibility. But today, tonight, heโ€™s more closer to staying here than to leave.

โ€œNow Alex Moreno is injured, heโ€™s playing consistently. For us the left back (position) is very important because usually we are adding our left back to be higher, more of a protagonist offensively than the right full-back.

โ€œItโ€™s very important to get him into the attacking third with the quality he has and with the commitment heโ€™s showing us.โ€

Unai Emery, on Lucas Digne.