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Game #5686

Sunday, 5 November 2023

Attendance: 29,313

Lost

Premier League

5th (-1)

Nottingham Forest

Last 5: ๐ŸŸจ ๐ŸŸฉ ๐ŸŸฉ ๐ŸŸฉ ๐ŸŸฅ

City Ground

What a game, for all the wrong reasons. A nailed on away win to take Villa 3rd turned into a 0-2, two shots on goal defeat. Donโ€™t believe the hype though, only one team played football, only one team showed adventure and invention and that team left pointless. Forest, using up their good fortune for the rest of the decade used their physicality and disciplined positioning to huge effect. Not least on hitting the deck from 1โ€™ to 96โ€™ in pitiful fashion. On another day the punishment would have been eye watering for them, as it was the joke was on the other foot. 5th place will have to do, whoโ€™d have thought weโ€™d be saying that 14 months on from a 1-1 draw here under the former manager. Funny old game football.

Nottingham Forest

2-0

Aston Villa

Assist(s): None

KEY MAN

It has to be, 200 up, pushing the team forward to the final second, John McGinn.

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MATCH TIMELINE

๐Ÿฅ… | 5โ€™ Goal, 0-1, (Nottingham Forest), Ola Aina
๐Ÿ•’ | 45โ€™+5 HT Nottingham Forest 1-0 Aston Villa
๐Ÿ” | 46โ€™ Sub off, Nicolรฒ Zaniolo, Sub on, Leon Bailey
๐Ÿฅ… | 47โ€™ Goal, 0-2, (Nottingham Forest), Orel Mangala
๐Ÿ” | 59โ€™ Sub off, Matty Cash, Sub on, Youri Tielemans
๐ŸŸจ | 64โ€™ Booking, Boubacar Kamara for a bad foul
๐Ÿ” | 78โ€™ Sub off, Boubacar Kamara, Sub on, Diego Carlos
๐Ÿ” | 86โ€™ Sub off, Douglas Luiz, Sub on, Leander Dendoncker
๐Ÿ•’ | 90โ€™+7 HT Nottingham Forest 2-0 Aston Villa

ON THIS DAY

John McGinn makes his 200th appearance for the club since joining in August 2018. Meanwhile, Lucas Digne makes his 50th start for the club since his arrival in January 2022.

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

Nottingham Forest

European Cup / Champions League: ๐Ÿ†๐Ÿ†
League Champions: ๐Ÿ†
FA Cup Winners: ๐Ÿ†๐Ÿ†
League Cup Winners: ๐Ÿ†๐Ÿ†๐Ÿ†๐Ÿ†
Last Trophy: 1989-90

FIXTURE HISTORY

Nottingham Forest

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

FIXTURE DETAILS

Season | 2023-24 |
Matchday | #17 |
League Game | #11 |
Manager Game | #44 |
Sunday, 5 November 2023
Attendance | 29,313 |

MATCH SUMMARY

Manager: Unai Emery | ๐Ÿ‡ช๐Ÿ‡ธ | Hondarribia, 2022-
Referee:ย Jarred Gillett | ๐Ÿ‡ฆ๐Ÿ‡บ | Queensland, 2019-
Kick off: 2.00pm
Half Time Score: ๐ŸŸฅ 0-1
Full Time Result: ๐ŸŸฅ Lost
Full Time Score: ๐ŸŸฅ 0-2
Last 5: ๐ŸŸจ ๐ŸŸฉ ๐ŸŸฉ ๐ŸŸฉ ๐ŸŸฅ

MATCH OFFICIALS

Referee:ย Jarred Gillett | ๐Ÿ‡ฆ๐Ÿ‡บ | Queensland, 2019-
Previous 5: ๐ŸŸจ ๐ŸŸฅ ๐ŸŸจ ๐ŸŸฅ ๐ŸŸฉ
Last Match: ๐ŸŸฉ 24 Sep 23, Villa 1-0 Chelsea (a)
Cards: ๐ŸŸจ ๐ŸŸจ
Assistants: Darren Cann, Derek Eaton.
Fourth official: Paul Tierney.
VAR: Stuart Attwell.
Assistant VAR: Lee Betts.

CARDS

Villa

๐ŸŸจ

Nottingham Forest

๐ŸŸจ

Jarred Gillett

TEAM NEWS

John McGinn makes his 200th Villa appearance as Unai Emery names an unchanged line up.

TEAM STATS

Squad Average Age: | 27.84 |
Starting XI Average Age: | 26.89 |
Subs Average Age: | 28.00 |
Bench Average Age: | 29.00 |

Oldest Starter: GK Emiliano Martรญnez | ๐Ÿ‡ฆ๐Ÿ‡ท | 31.19 |
Youngest Starter: M Boubacar Kamara | ๐Ÿ‡ซ๐Ÿ‡ท | 23.97 |

Oldest Squad Player: GK Robin Olsen | ๐Ÿ‡ธ๐Ÿ‡ช | 33.28 |
Youngest Squad Player: M Boubacar Kamara | ๐Ÿ‡ซ๐Ÿ‡ท | 23.97 |

Oldest Substitute: CB Diego Carlos | ๐Ÿ‡ง๐Ÿ‡ท | 30.66 |
Youngest Substitute: W Leon Bailey | ๐Ÿ‡ฏ๐Ÿ‡ฒ | 26.26 |

MANAGER

MANAGER

Unai Emery | ๐Ÿ‡ช๐Ÿ‡ธ |

Steve Cooper | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ท๓ ฌ๓ ณ๓ ฟ |

Aston Villa

GK Emiliano Martรญnez | ๐Ÿ‡ฆ๐Ÿ‡ท |
RB Matty Cash | ๐Ÿ‡ต๐Ÿ‡ฑ | ๐Ÿ” |
CB Pau Torres | ๐Ÿ‡ช๐Ÿ‡ธ |
CB Ezri Konsa | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ |
LB Lucas Digne | ๐Ÿ‡ซ๐Ÿ‡ท |
M John McGinn | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ณ๓ ฃ๓ ด๓ ฟ |
M Boubacar Kamara | ๐Ÿ‡ซ๐Ÿ‡ท | ๐ŸŸจ | ๐Ÿ” |
M Douglas Luiz | ๐Ÿ‡ง๐Ÿ‡ท | ๐Ÿ” |
M Nicolรฒ Zaniolo | ๐Ÿ‡ฎ๐Ÿ‡น | ๐Ÿ” |
W Moussa Diaby | ๐Ÿ‡ซ๐Ÿ‡ท |
CF Ollie Watkins | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ |

Nottingham Forest

GK Odysseas Vlachodimos | ๐Ÿ‡ฌ๐Ÿ‡ท |
RB Ola Aina | ๐Ÿ‡ณ๐Ÿ‡ฌ | โšฝ | ๐Ÿ” |
CB Moussa Niakhatรฉ | ๐Ÿ‡ธ๐Ÿ‡ณ |
CB Murillo Santiago Costa dos Santos | ๐Ÿ‡ง๐Ÿ‡ท |
LB Harry Toffolo | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ | ๐Ÿ”ฅ | ๐Ÿ”ฅ | ๐Ÿ” |
M Ibrahim Sangarรฉ | ๐Ÿ‡จ๐Ÿ‡ฎ |
M Orel Mangala | ๐Ÿ‡ง๐Ÿ‡ช | โšฝ |
M Nicolรกs Domรญnguez | ๐Ÿ‡ฆ๐Ÿ‡ท | ๐Ÿ” |
M Morgan Gibbs-White | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ |
W Anthony Elanga | ๐Ÿ‡ธ๐Ÿ‡ช |
CF Taiwo Awoniyi | ๐Ÿ‡ณ๐Ÿ‡ฌ | ๐Ÿ” |

SUBSTITUTES

๐Ÿ” | W Leon Bailey | ๐Ÿ‡ฏ๐Ÿ‡ฒ | for M Nicolรฒ Zaniolo | ๐Ÿ‡ฎ๐Ÿ‡น | 46โ€™ |
๐Ÿ” | M Youri Tielemans | ๐Ÿ‡ง๐Ÿ‡ช | for RB Matty Cash | ๐Ÿ‡ต๐Ÿ‡ฑ | 59โ€™ |
๐Ÿ” | CB Diego Carlos | ๐Ÿ‡ง๐Ÿ‡ท | for M Boubacar Kamara | ๐Ÿ‡ซ๐Ÿ‡ท | 78โ€™ |
๐Ÿ” | M Leander Dendoncker | ๐Ÿ‡ง๐Ÿ‡ช | for M Douglas Luiz | ๐Ÿ‡ง๐Ÿ‡ท | 86โ€™ |

SUBSTITUTES

๐Ÿ” | RB Serge Aurier | ๐Ÿ‡จ๐Ÿ‡ฎ | for LB Harry Toffolo | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ | 71โ€™ |
๐Ÿ” | M Danilo dos Santos de Oliveira | ๐Ÿ‡ง๐Ÿ‡ท | ๐ŸŸจ | for CF Taiwo Awoniyi | ๐Ÿ‡ณ๐Ÿ‡ฌ | 82โ€™ |
๐Ÿ” | RB Neco Williams | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ท๓ ฌ๓ ณ๓ ฟ | for RB Ola Aina | ๐Ÿ‡ณ๐Ÿ‡ฌ | 86โ€™ |
๐Ÿ” | M Ryan Yates | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ | for M Nicolรกs Domรญnguez | ๐Ÿ‡ฆ๐Ÿ‡ท | 87โ€™ |

UNUSED SUBSTITUTES

GK Robin Olsen | ๐Ÿ‡ธ๐Ÿ‡ช |
CB Clรฉment Lenglet | ๐Ÿ‡ซ๐Ÿ‡ท |
CB Calum Chambers | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ |
LB รlex Moreno | ๐Ÿ‡ช๐Ÿ‡ธ |
W Bertrand Traorรฉ | ๐Ÿ‡ง๐Ÿ‡ซ |

UNUSED SUBSTITUTES

GK Matt Turner | ๐Ÿ‡บ๐Ÿ‡ธ |
CB Willy Boly | ๐Ÿ‡จ๐Ÿ‡ฎ |
LB Nuno Tavares | ๐Ÿ‡ต๐Ÿ‡น |
M Andrey Santos | ๐Ÿ‡ง๐Ÿ‡ท |
M Cheikhou Kouyatรฉ | ๐Ÿ‡ธ๐Ÿ‡ณ |

SQUAD STATS

1st XI Cost: ยฃ193.58m
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 : 3/11
Homegrown: โญ•/11

Subs Cost: ยฃ69.58m
Team Cost: ยฃ263.16m
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 : 3/15
Homegrown: โญ•/15

Matchday Squad Cost: ยฃ289.77m
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: โญ•/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 |

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 Calum Chambers | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ | Free |
CB Clรฉment Lenglet | ๐Ÿ‡ซ๐Ÿ‡ท | Loan |

LB Lucas Digne | ๐Ÿ‡ซ๐Ÿ‡ท | ยฃ27.00m |
RB Matty Cash | ๐Ÿ‡ต๐Ÿ‡ฑ | ยฃ14.18m |
LB รlex Moreno | ๐Ÿ‡ช๐Ÿ‡ธ | ยฃ11.59m |

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 Boubacar Kamara | ๐Ÿ‡ซ๐Ÿ‡ท | Free |
M Youri Tielemans | ๐Ÿ‡ง๐Ÿ‡ช | Free |
M Nicolรฒ Zaniolo | ๐Ÿ‡ฎ๐Ÿ‡น | Loan |

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 |

SQUAD STATS

1st XI Cost: ยฃ139.24m
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: ยฃ35.38m
Team Cost: ยฃ174.62m
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 : 4/15
Homegrown: 1/15

Matchday Squad Cost: ยฃ219.36m
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

Total Squad Cost: ยฃ270.83m
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 : 14/45
Homegrown: 3/45

MATCHDAY SQUAD

GK Odysseas Vlachodimos | ๐Ÿ‡ฌ๐Ÿ‡ท | ยฃ7.70m |
GK Matt Turner | ๐Ÿ‡บ๐Ÿ‡ธ | ยฃ7.02m |

CB Murillo Santiago Costa dos Santos | ๐Ÿ‡ง๐Ÿ‡ท | ยฃ10.27m |
CB Moussa Niakhatรฉ | ๐Ÿ‡ธ๐Ÿ‡ณ | ยฃ8.85m |
CB Willy Boly | ๐Ÿ‡จ๐Ÿ‡ฎ | ยฃ2.34m |

RB Neco Williams | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ท๓ ฌ๓ ณ๓ ฟ | ยฃ18.00m |
LB Harry Toffolo | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ | ยฃ2.16m |
RB Ola Aina | ๐Ÿ‡ณ๐Ÿ‡ฌ | Free |
RB Serge Aurier | ๐Ÿ‡จ๐Ÿ‡ฎ | Free |
LB Nuno Tavares | ๐Ÿ‡ต๐Ÿ‡น | Loan |

M Ibrahim Sangarรฉ | ๐Ÿ‡จ๐Ÿ‡ฎ | ยฃ30.00m |
M Morgan Gibbs-White | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ | ยฃ26.55m |
M Danilo dos Santos de Oliveira | ๐Ÿ‡ง๐Ÿ‡ท | ยฃ17.38m |
M Orel Mangala | ๐Ÿ‡ง๐Ÿ‡ช | ยฃ11.70m |
M Nicolรกs Domรญnguez | ๐Ÿ‡ฆ๐Ÿ‡ท | ยฃ8.56m |
M Ryan Yates | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ | Youth |
M Cheikhou Kouyatรฉ | ๐Ÿ‡ธ๐Ÿ‡ณ | Free |
M Andrey Santos | ๐Ÿ‡ง๐Ÿ‡ท | Loan |

W Anthony Elanga | ๐Ÿ‡ธ๐Ÿ‡ช | ยฃ15.00m |

CF Taiwo Awoniyi | ๐Ÿ‡ณ๐Ÿ‡ฌ | ยฃ18.45m |

UNAVAILABLE

Injury | 4 |
W Emiliano Buendรญa | ๐Ÿ‡ฆ๐Ÿ‡ท | Knee
CB Tyrone Mings | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ | ACL
M Jacob Ramsey | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ | Ankle / Foot
CF Jhon Durรกn | ๐Ÿ‡จ๐Ÿ‡ด | Toe

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

Injury | 1 |
CB Felipe Augusto de Almeida | ๐Ÿ‡ง๐Ÿ‡ท |

Out on Loan | 12 |
CB Loรฏc Mbe Soh | ๐Ÿ‡ซ๐Ÿ‡ท |
CB Jonathan Panzo | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ |
RB Giulian Biancone | ๐Ÿ‡ซ๐Ÿ‡ท |
LB Omar Richards | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ |
RB Richie Laryea | ๐Ÿ‡จ๐Ÿ‡ฆ |
M Lewis Oโ€™Brien | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ |
M Jonjo Shelvey | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ |
M Gustavo Henrique Furtado Scarpa | ๐Ÿ‡ง๐Ÿ‡ท |
W Josh Bowler | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ |
W Alex Mighten | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ |
CF Emmanuel Dennis | ๐Ÿ‡ณ๐Ÿ‡ฌ |
CF Ui-jo Hwang | ๐Ÿ‡ฐ๐Ÿ‡ท |

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 | 74%โ€จ
Possession A | 26%โ€จ

Shots F | 13
Shots A | 5

Shots on Target F | 3
Shots on Target A | 3

Corners F | 10
Corners A | 1

Fouls F | 9
Fouls A | 6

TABLE

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PROGRAMME

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MATCHDAY QUOTES

โ€œWe started the match very poor but we reacted well, we had chances and opportunities to score," said Emery.

"The players fought until the last minute. Of course it is hard to lose, but we have to accept it.

"We made two mistakes early in each half and it is difficult to come back. We have to be stronger defensively away if we want to get to be one of the top seven teams in the Premier League.

"I learn when we are winning, I learn when we draw and I learn when we are losing.

"It is one year since I arrived here. We have progressed, done a lot of work and I am proud of the players, but I want more. To increase the level is the next challenge I have."

Unai Emery, post match.