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Game #5681

Thursday, 5 October 2023

Attendance: 37,327

Won

Europa Conference League

1st= (+3)

Hล K Zrinjski Mostar

Last 5: ๐ŸŸฅ ๐ŸŸฉ ๐ŸŸฅ ๐ŸŸฉ ๐ŸŸฉ

Villa Park

Villa leave it late, late, late after knocking on the door all evening, but who cares, we're up and running in Europe.

Aston Villa

1-0

Hล K Zrinjski Mostar

Assist(s): Matty Cash | 90'+4 |

KEY MAN

Super John McGinn does it in injury time.

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MATCH TIMELINE

๐ŸŸจ | 24โ€™ Booking, John McGinn for a bad foul
๐Ÿ•’ | 45โ€™+2 HT Aston Villa 0-0 Hล K Zrinjski Mostar
๐Ÿ” | 46โ€™ Sub off, Lucas Digne, Sub on, Matty Cash
๐Ÿ” | 46โ€™ Sub off, Leander Dendoncker, Sub on, Douglas Luiz
๐Ÿ” | 46โ€™ Sub off, Jhon Durรกn, Sub on, Ollie Watkins
๐ŸŽฅ | 55โ€™ VAR Check, No Penalty
๐ŸŸจ | 64โ€™ Booking, Matty Cash
๐Ÿ” | 82โ€™ Sub off, Diego Carlos, Sub on, Bertrand Traorรฉ
โšฝ | 90โ€™+4 Goal, 1-0, John McGinn, Assist by Matty Cash
๐Ÿ•’ | 90โ€™+7 FT Aston Villa 1-0 Hล K Zrinjski Mostar

ON THIS DAY

Ezri Konsa makes his 150th appearance for Villa after joining the club in July 2019.

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

Hล K Zrinjski Mostar

European Cup / Champions League: โŒ
Premier League of Bosnia and Herzegovina Champions: ๐Ÿ†๐Ÿ†๐Ÿ†๐Ÿ†๐Ÿ† ๐Ÿ†๐Ÿ†๐Ÿ†
Bosnia and Herzegovina Cup Winners: ๐Ÿ†๐Ÿ†
Last Trophy: 2022-23

FIXTURE HISTORY

Hล K Zrinjski Mostar

Previous 5 vs. Zrinjski: None
None

FIXTURE DETAILS

Season | 2023-24 |
Matchday | #12 |
European Game | #4 |
Manager Game | #39 |
Thursday, 5 October 2023
Attendance | 37,327 |

MATCH SUMMARY

Manager: Unai Emery | ๐Ÿ‡ช๐Ÿ‡ธ | Hondarribia, 2022-
Referee:ย Urs Schnyder | ๐Ÿ‡จ๐Ÿ‡ญ | Escholzmatt LU, 2009-
Kick off: 8.00pm
Half Time Score: ๐ŸŸจ 0-0
Full Time Result: ๐ŸŸฉ Won
Full Time Score: ๐ŸŸฉ 1-0
Last 5: ๐ŸŸฅ ๐ŸŸฉ ๐ŸŸฅ ๐ŸŸฉ ๐ŸŸฉ

MATCH OFFICIALS

Referee:ย Urs Schnyder | ๐Ÿ‡จ๐Ÿ‡ญ | Escholzmatt LU, 2009-
Previous 5: -
Last Match: -
Cards: ๐ŸŸจ ๐ŸŸจ ๐ŸŸจ ๐ŸŸจ
Assistants:ย Marco Zรผrcher | ๐Ÿ‡จ๐Ÿ‡ญ | Benjamin Zรผrcher | ๐Ÿ‡จ๐Ÿ‡ญ |
Fourth official:ย Sven Wolfensberger | ๐Ÿ‡จ๐Ÿ‡ญ |
VAR:ย Fedayi San | ๐Ÿ‡จ๐Ÿ‡ญ |
Assistant VAR:ย Lionel Tschudi | ๐Ÿ‡จ๐Ÿ‡ญ |

CARDS

Villa

๐ŸŸจ ๐ŸŸจ

Hล K Zrinjski Mostar

๐ŸŸจ ๐ŸŸจ

Urs Schnyder

TEAM NEWS

Unai Emery softens the line up for the second Group Game but keeps his aces on the bench presumably for a half time change up once again.

It would be nice to see a full strength first XI but he's the European expert so who are we to judge?

TEAM STATS

Squad Average Age: | 26.84 |
Starting XI Average Age: | 27.31 |
Subs Average Age: | 26.87 |
Bench Average Age: | 26.27 |

Oldest Starter: GK Emiliano Martรญnez | ๐Ÿ‡ฆ๐Ÿ‡ท | 33.20 |
Youngest Starter: CF Jhon Durรกn | ๐Ÿ‡จ๐Ÿ‡ด | 19.82 |

Oldest Squad Player: GK Robin Olsen | ๐Ÿ‡ธ๐Ÿ‡ช | 33.20 |
Youngest Squad Player: CF Jhon Durรกn | ๐Ÿ‡จ๐Ÿ‡ด | 19.82 |

Oldest Substitute: W Bertrand Traorรฉ | ๐Ÿ‡ง๐Ÿ‡ซ | 28.10 |
Youngest Substitute: M Douglas Luiz | ๐Ÿ‡ง๐Ÿ‡ท | 25.42 |

MANAGER

MANAGER

Unai Emery | ๐Ÿ‡ช๐Ÿ‡ธ |

Krunoslav Renduliฤ‡ | ๐Ÿ‡ญ๐Ÿ‡ท |

Aston Villa

GK Emiliano Martรญnez | ๐Ÿ‡ฆ๐Ÿ‡ท |
LB Lucas Digne | ๐Ÿ‡ซ๐Ÿ‡ท | ๐Ÿ” |
CB Diego Carlos | ๐Ÿ‡ง๐Ÿ‡ท | ๐Ÿ” |
CB Clรฉment Lenglet | ๐Ÿ‡ซ๐Ÿ‡ท |
CB Ezri Konsa | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ |
M Leander Dendoncker | ๐Ÿ‡ง๐Ÿ‡ช | ๐Ÿ” |
M Youri Tielemans | ๐Ÿ‡ง๐Ÿ‡ช |
M John McGinn | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ณ๓ ฃ๓ ด๓ ฟ | ๐ŸŸจ | โšฝ |
M Nicolรฒ Zaniolo | ๐Ÿ‡ฎ๐Ÿ‡น |
W Leon Bailey | ๐Ÿ‡ฏ๐Ÿ‡ฒ |
CF Jhon Durรกn | ๐Ÿ‡จ๐Ÿ‡ด | ๐Ÿ” |

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GK Marko Maric | ๐Ÿ‡ญ๐Ÿ‡ท |
RB Josip Corluka | ๐Ÿ‡ง๐Ÿ‡ฆ |
RB Mario Ticinovic | ๐Ÿ‡ญ๐Ÿ‡ท | ๐Ÿ” |
CB Slobodan Jakovljevic | ๐Ÿ‡ท๐Ÿ‡ธ |
CB Matej Senic | ๐Ÿ‡ญ๐Ÿ‡ท |
CB Stipe Radic | ๐Ÿ‡ญ๐Ÿ‡ท |
M Aldin Hrvanovic | ๐Ÿ‡ง๐Ÿ‡ฆ | ๐ŸŸจ | ๐Ÿ” |
M Antonio Ivancic | ๐Ÿ‡ญ๐Ÿ‡ท | ๐Ÿ” |
M Dario Canadjija | ๐Ÿ‡ญ๐Ÿ‡ท | ๐Ÿ” |
W Mario Cuze | ๐Ÿ‡ญ๐Ÿ‡ท |
CF Nemanja Bilbija | ๐Ÿ‡ง๐Ÿ‡ฆ | ๐ŸŸจ | ๐Ÿ” |

SUBSTITUTES

๐Ÿ” | RB Matty Cash | ๐Ÿ‡ต๐Ÿ‡ฑ | ๐ŸŸจ | ๐Ÿ”ฅ | for LB Lucas Digne | ๐Ÿ‡ซ๐Ÿ‡ท | 46โ€™ |
๐Ÿ” | M Douglas Luiz | ๐Ÿ‡ง๐Ÿ‡ท | for M Leander Dendoncker | ๐Ÿ‡ง๐Ÿ‡ช | 46โ€™ |
๐Ÿ” | CF Ollie Watkins | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ | for CF Jhon Durรกn | ๐Ÿ‡จ๐Ÿ‡ด | 46โ€™ |
๐Ÿ” | W Bertrand Traorรฉ | ๐Ÿ‡ง๐Ÿ‡ซ | CB Diego Carlos | ๐Ÿ‡ง๐Ÿ‡ท | 82โ€™ |

SUBSTITUTES

๐Ÿ” | W Matjia Malekinusic | ๐Ÿ‡ญ๐Ÿ‡ท | for M Aldin Hrvanovic | ๐Ÿ‡ง๐Ÿ‡ฆ | 46โ€™ |
๐Ÿ” | M Zvonimir Kozulj | ๐Ÿ‡ง๐Ÿ‡ฆ | for M Antonio Ivancic | ๐Ÿ‡ญ๐Ÿ‡ท | 62โ€™ |
๐Ÿ” | RB Kerim Memija | ๐Ÿ‡ง๐Ÿ‡ฆ | for RB Mario Ticinovic | ๐Ÿ‡ญ๐Ÿ‡ท | 73โ€™ |
๐Ÿ” | M Damir Zlomislic | ๐Ÿ‡ง๐Ÿ‡ฆ | for M Dario Canadjija | ๐Ÿ‡ญ๐Ÿ‡ท | 73โ€™ |
๐Ÿ” | CF Tomislav Kis | ๐Ÿ‡ญ๐Ÿ‡ท | for CF Nemanja Bilbija | ๐Ÿ‡ง๐Ÿ‡ฆ | 77โ€™ |

UNUSED SUBSTITUTES

GK Robin Olsen | ๐Ÿ‡ธ๐Ÿ‡ช |
GK Filip Marschall | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ |
CB Pau Torres | ๐Ÿ‡ช๐Ÿ‡ธ |
CB Calum Chambers | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ |
M Tommi O'Reilly | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ |

UNUSED SUBSTITUTES

GK Anis Sefo | ๐Ÿ‡ง๐Ÿ‡ฆ |
GK Omer Niron | ๐Ÿ‡ฎ๐Ÿ‡ฑ |
LB Luka Marin | ๐Ÿ‡ญ๐Ÿ‡ท |
M Andrija Balic | ๐Ÿ‡ญ๐Ÿ‡ท |
M Antonio Prskalo | ๐Ÿ‡ง๐Ÿ‡ฆ |
W Petar Misic | ๐Ÿ‡ญ๐Ÿ‡ท |
CF Franko Sabljic | ๐Ÿ‡ง๐Ÿ‡ฆ |

SQUAD STATS

1st XI Cost: ยฃ141.28m
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: ยฃ71.92m
Team Cost: ยฃ213.20m
Matchday Squad Cost: ยฃ244.80m
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 : 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 : 13/33
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 |

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 |
CB Clรฉment Lenglet | ๐Ÿ‡ซ๐Ÿ‡ท | Loan |

M Douglas Luiz | ๐Ÿ‡ง๐Ÿ‡ท | ยฃ15.12m |
M Leander Dendoncker | ๐Ÿ‡ง๐Ÿ‡ช | ยฃ12.88m |
M John McGinn | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ณ๓ ฃ๓ ด๓ ฟ | ยฃ2.79m |
M Tommi O'Reilly | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ | Youth |
M Youri Tielemans | ๐Ÿ‡ง๐Ÿ‡ช | Free |
M Nicolรฒ Zaniolo | ๐Ÿ‡ฎ๐Ÿ‡น | Loan |

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: ยฃ0.00
Home Nation ๐Ÿ‡ง๐Ÿ‡ฆ : 3/11
Homegrown: โญ•/11

Subs Cost: ยฃ0.00
Team Cost: ยฃ0.00
Home Nation ๐Ÿ‡ง๐Ÿ‡ฆ : 6/11
Homegrown: โญ•/11

Matchday Squad Cost: ยฃ0.00
Home Nation ๐Ÿ‡ง๐Ÿ‡ฆ : 9/23
Homegrown: 1/23

MATCHDAY SQUAD

GK Marko Maric | ๐Ÿ‡ญ๐Ÿ‡ท | Free |
GK Anis Sefo | ๐Ÿ‡ง๐Ÿ‡ฆ | Free |
GK Omer Niron | ๐Ÿ‡ฎ๐Ÿ‡ฑ | Loan |

CB Slobodan Jakovljevic | ๐Ÿ‡ท๐Ÿ‡ธ | Free |
CB Matej Senic | ๐Ÿ‡ญ๐Ÿ‡ท | Free |
CB Stipe Radic | ๐Ÿ‡ญ๐Ÿ‡ท | Free |

RB Kerim Memija | ๐Ÿ‡ง๐Ÿ‡ฆ | Free |
RB Josip Corluka | ๐Ÿ‡ง๐Ÿ‡ฆ | Free |
RB Mario Ticinovic | ๐Ÿ‡ญ๐Ÿ‡ท | Free |
LB Luka Marin | ๐Ÿ‡ญ๐Ÿ‡ท | Free |

M Aldin Hrvanovic | ๐Ÿ‡ง๐Ÿ‡ฆ | Free |
M Antonio Ivancic | ๐Ÿ‡ญ๐Ÿ‡ท | Free |
M Dario Canadjija | ๐Ÿ‡ญ๐Ÿ‡ท | Free |
M Zvonimir Kozulj | ๐Ÿ‡ง๐Ÿ‡ฆ | Free |
M Damir Zlomislic | ๐Ÿ‡ง๐Ÿ‡ฆ | Free |
M Andrija Balic | ๐Ÿ‡ญ๐Ÿ‡ท | Free |
M Antonio Prskalo | ๐Ÿ‡ง๐Ÿ‡ฆ | Free |
W Petar Misic | ๐Ÿ‡ญ๐Ÿ‡ท | Free |

W Mario Cuze | ๐Ÿ‡ญ๐Ÿ‡ท | Free |
W Matjia Malekinusic | ๐Ÿ‡ญ๐Ÿ‡ท | Free |

CF Franko Sabljic | ๐Ÿ‡ง๐Ÿ‡ฆ | Youth |
CF Nemanja Bilbija | ๐Ÿ‡ง๐Ÿ‡ฆ | Free |
CF Tomislav Kis | ๐Ÿ‡ญ๐Ÿ‡ท | Free |

UNAVAILABLE

Injury | 8 |
W Emiliano Buendรญa | ๐Ÿ‡ฆ๐Ÿ‡ท | Knee
M Tim Iroegbunam | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ | Unknown
CB Tyrone Mings | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ | ACL
LB รlex Moreno | ๐Ÿ‡ช๐Ÿ‡ธ | Thigh
W Leon Bailey | ๐Ÿ‡ฏ๐Ÿ‡ฒ | Thigh
M Jacob Ramsey | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ | Ankle / Foot
W Moussa Diaby | ๐Ÿ‡ซ๐Ÿ‡ท | Unknown
M Boubacar Kamara | ๐Ÿ‡ซ๐Ÿ‡ท | Unknown

Out On Loan | 7 |
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
M Philippe Coutinho | ๐Ÿ‡ง๐Ÿ‡ท | Al-Duhail

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 | 75%โ€จ
Possession A | 25%โ€จ

Shots F | 27โ€จ
Shots A | 3โ€จ

Shots on Target F | 9โ€จ
Shots on Target A | 1โ€จ

Corners F | 10
Corners A | 2

Fouls F | 12โ€จ
Fouls A | 9

TABLE

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PROGRAMME

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MATCHDAY QUOTES

"It's huge because of how we started the group. Tonight was a must win. We didn't play well in the first half.

"We left it far too late but I suppose all that matters is the three points. I'm delighted we finally got them at the end. But we need to improve.

"It says a lot. There's pressure on us to win. We need to be playing better - we know that - but we eventually got there. We showed patience, there was a delicious ball from Cashy and thankfully I managed to get my head on it.

"It meant a lot. My career has been an incredible journey. To score Villa's first goal in European group stage football after what me and the club have been through is a great feeling."

John McGinn.


"To win like that is amazing. The emotion just explodes in every supporter, every player and it's the same for the coach. Football needs that emotion.

"I decided after the first half to make changes, to add some experience and raise the level. We needed to push harder. We created chances and though we weren't efficient, eventually we got the goal."

Unai Emery.