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Game #5703

Aston Villa

14-4-5, 46 PTS

Saturday, 3 February 2024


2nd= (+2)

Last 5: ๐ŸŸฉ ๐ŸŸจ ๐ŸŸจ ๐ŸŸฅ ๐ŸŸฉ

Premier League

Attendance: 28,978

Sheffield United

Bramall Lane

2-4-17, 10 PTS

Crisis! Villa canโ€™t score! The Bubble has burst!
Sit down you muppets.
Domination from first to last from back to front and across the pitch, 4-0 up on 30โ€™ and then a practice match thereafter. Villa go back to joint 2nd in the table, and a lot of people have gone very quiet.
Now just to wait for Chris Wilder to say something very stupid indeed.

Sheffield United


Aston Villa

Assist(s): Douglas Luiz | 16โ€™ | Ollie Watkins | 22โ€™ | 47โ€™ |


Leon Bailey, unplayable.




Saturday, 3 February 2024

โšฝ | 12โ€™ Goal, 1-0, John McGinn
โšฝ | 16โ€™ Goal, 2-0, Ollie Watkins, Assist by Douglas Luiz
โšฝ | 22โ€™ Goal, 3-0, Leon Bailey, Assist by Ollie Watkins
โšฝ | 30โ€™ Goal, 4-0, Youri Tielemans
๐Ÿ•’ | 45+5โ€™ HT Sheffield United 0-4 Aston Villa
๐Ÿ” | 46โ€™ Sub off, Douglas Luiz, Sub on, Jacob Ramsey
โšฝ | 47โ€™ Goal, 5-0, รlex Moreno
๐Ÿ” | 59โ€™ Sub off, Ezri Konsa, Sub on, Matty Cash
๐Ÿ” | 60โ€™ Sub off, Leon Bailey, Sub on, Moussa Diaby
๐Ÿ” | 71โ€™ Sub off, John McGinn, Sub on, Tim Iroegbunam
๐Ÿ” | 81โ€™ Sub off, Youri Tielemans, Sub on, Morgan Rogers ๐ŸŸข
๐Ÿ•’ | 90+9โ€™ FT Sheffield United 0-5 Aston Villa


Whilst Morgan Rogers makes his debut after his ยฃ8m move from Middlesbrough, Leon Bailey makes his 85th appearance for Villa since joining under Dean Smith in August 2021, and Boubacar Kamara chalks up his 50th appearance following his arrival in July 2022.

Meanwhile, Villa boast five different goalscorers in a Premier League match for the first time since beating Bolton at Villa Park in November 2009 under Martin Oโ€™Neill when Ashley Young, Gabriel Agbonlahor, John Carew, James Milner and Carlos Cuรฉllar hit the goals in a 5-1 win.

And a week after Ollie Watkins hit his 50th League goal for the club, John McGinn records his 50th goal involvement - 25 goals and 25 assists - since his debut in 2018.

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

Sheffield United

European Cup / Champions League: โŒ
League Champions: ๐Ÿ†
FA Cup Winners: ๐Ÿ†๐Ÿ†๐Ÿ†๐Ÿ†
League Cup Winners: โŒ
Last Trophy: 1924โ€“25


Sheffield United

Previous 5 vs. Sheffield United: ๐ŸŸฅ ๐ŸŸจ ๐ŸŸฉ ๐ŸŸฅ ๐ŸŸจ


Season | 2023-24 |
Matchday | #34 |
League Game | #23 |
Manager Game | #61 |
Saturday, 3 February 2024
Attendance | 28,978 |


Manager: Unai Emery | ๐Ÿ‡ช๐Ÿ‡ธ | Hondarribia, 2022-
Referee: Paul Tierney | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ | Wigan, 2009-
Kick off: 5.30pm
HT Score: ๐ŸŸฉ 4-0
FT Result: ๐ŸŸฉ Won
FT Score: ๐ŸŸฉ 5-0
Last 5: ๐ŸŸฉ ๐ŸŸจ ๐ŸŸจ ๐ŸŸฅ ๐ŸŸฉ


Unai Emery | ๐Ÿ‡ช๐Ÿ‡ธ |


๐Ÿ•’ 61 | ๐ŸŸฉ | 36 ๐ŸŸจ | 10 ๐ŸŸฅ 15 | 1.93

Career Form:

Top 4

Unai Emery | ๐Ÿ‡ช๐Ÿ‡ธ |


Referee: Paul Tierney | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ | Wigan, 2009-
Previous 5: ๐ŸŸจ ๐ŸŸฅ ๐ŸŸจ ๐ŸŸฅ ๐ŸŸฅ
Last Match: ๐ŸŸฅ 26 December 2022, Villa 1-3 Liverpool, Villa Park
Cards: ๐ŸŸจ
Assistants: Ian Hussin, Scott Ledger.
Fourth official: Sam Barrott.
VAR: Jarred Gillett.
Assistant VAR: Gary Beswick.

Villa have been refereed on thirteen occasions by Paul Tierney and won just one - the 2018-19 Championship Play Off Final against Derby County.

Paul Tierney




Sheffield United



Morgan Rogers makes his first squad appearance for Villa as Diego Carlos returns to the line-up and Leon Bailey's cameo in defeat on Wednesday sees him earn a starting berth.


Squad Average Age: 26.39
Starting XI Average Age: 28.04
Subs Average Age: 23.37
Bench Average Age: 24.37

Oldest Starter: GK Emiliano Martรญnez | ๐Ÿ‡ฆ๐Ÿ‡ท | 31.44 |
Youngest Starter: M Boubacar Kamara | ๐Ÿ‡ซ๐Ÿ‡ท | 24.21 |

Oldest Squad Player: GK Robin Olsen | ๐Ÿ‡ธ๐Ÿ‡ช | 33.53 |
Youngest Squad Player: GK James Wright | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ | 19.18 |

Oldest Substitute: RB Matty Cash | ๐Ÿ‡ต๐Ÿ‡ฑ | 26.51 |
Youngest Substitute: W Morgan Rogers | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ | 21.49 |



Unai Emery | ๐Ÿ‡ช๐Ÿ‡ธ |

Chris Wilder | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ |

Aston Villa

GK Emiliano Martรญnez | ๐Ÿ‡ฆ๐Ÿ‡ท |
CB Ezri Konsa | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ | ๐Ÿ” |
CB Diego Carlos | ๐Ÿ‡ง๐Ÿ‡ท |
CB Clรฉment Lenglet | ๐Ÿ‡ซ๐Ÿ‡ท |
LB รlex Moreno | ๐Ÿ‡ช๐Ÿ‡ธ | โšฝ |
M Boubacar Kamara | ๐Ÿ‡ซ๐Ÿ‡ท |
M Douglas Luiz | ๐Ÿ‡ง๐Ÿ‡ท | ๐Ÿ”ฅ | ๐Ÿ” |
M John McGinn | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ณ๓ ฃ๓ ด๓ ฟ | โšฝ | ๐Ÿ” |
M Youri Tielemans | ๐Ÿ‡ง๐Ÿ‡ช | โšฝ | ๐Ÿ” |
W Leon Bailey | ๐Ÿ‡ฏ๐Ÿ‡ฒ | โšฝ | ๐Ÿ” |
CF Ollie Watkins | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ | โšฝ | ๐Ÿ”ฅ |

Sheffield United

GK Wes Foderingham | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ |
RB Jayden Bogle | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ | ๐ŸŸจ |
CB Mason Holgate | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ |
CB Anel Ahmedhodzic | ๐Ÿ‡ง๐Ÿ‡ฆ |
CB Auston Trusty | ๐Ÿ‡บ๐Ÿ‡ธ |
LB Rhys Norrington-Davies | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ท๓ ฌ๓ ณ๓ ฟ | ๐Ÿ” |
M James McAtee | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ | ๐Ÿ” |
M Vini Souza | ๐Ÿ‡ง๐Ÿ‡ท |
M Andre Brooks | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ | ๐Ÿ” |
CF Ben Brereton Dรญaz | ๐Ÿ‡จ๐Ÿ‡ฑ | ๐Ÿ” |
CF William Osula | ๐Ÿ‡ฉ๐Ÿ‡ฐ | ๐Ÿ” |


๐Ÿ” | M Jacob Ramsey | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ | for M Douglas Luiz | ๐Ÿ‡ง๐Ÿ‡ท | 46โ€™ |
๐Ÿ” | RB Matty Cash | ๐Ÿ‡ต๐Ÿ‡ฑ | for CB Ezri Konsa | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ | 59โ€™ |
๐Ÿ” | W Moussa Diaby | ๐Ÿ‡ซ๐Ÿ‡ท | for W Leon Bailey | ๐Ÿ‡ฏ๐Ÿ‡ฒ | 60โ€™ |
๐Ÿ” | M Tim Iroegbunam | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ | for M John McGinn | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ณ๓ ฃ๓ ด๓ ฟ | 71โ€™ |
๐Ÿ” | M Morgan Rogers | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ | ๐ŸŸข | for M Youri Tielemans | ๐Ÿ‡ง๐Ÿ‡ช | 81โ€™ |


๐Ÿ” | M Gustavo Hamer | ๐Ÿ‡ณ๐Ÿ‡ฑ | for CF William Osula | ๐Ÿ‡ฉ๐Ÿ‡ฐ | 46โ€™ |
๐Ÿ” | CB Jack Robinson | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ | for LB Rhys Norrington-Davies | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ท๓ ฌ๓ ณ๓ ฟ | 50โ€™ |
๐Ÿ” | M Ben Osborn | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ | for M Andre Brooks | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ | 50โ€™ |
๐Ÿ” | CF Cameron Archer (ex) | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ | for CF Ben Brereton Dรญaz | ๐Ÿ‡จ๐Ÿ‡ฑ | 65โ€™ |
๐Ÿ” | M Tom Davies | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ | for M James McAtee | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ | 72โ€™ |


GK Robin Olsen | ๐Ÿ‡ธ๐Ÿ‡ช |
GK James Wright | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ |
CB Calum Chambers | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ |
RB Kaine Kesler Hayden | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ |


GK Jordan Amissah | ๐Ÿ‡ฉ๐Ÿ‡ช |
LB Yasser Larouci | ๐Ÿ‡ซ๐Ÿ‡ท |
M Oliver Norwood | ๐Ÿ‡ฌ๐Ÿ‡ง |
M Tom Davies | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ |


1st XI Cost: ยฃ144.43m
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: ยฃ69.84m
Team Cost: ยฃ214.27m
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 : 6/16
Homegrown: 2/16

Matchday Squad Cost: ยฃ217.27m
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 : 10/20
Homegrown: 4/20

Total Squad Cost: ยฃ379.18m
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 : 16/35
Homegrown: 9/35


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

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 |

RB Matty Cash | ๐Ÿ‡ต๐Ÿ‡ฑ | ยฃ14.18m |
LB รlex Moreno | ๐Ÿ‡ช๐Ÿ‡ธ | ยฃ11.59m |
RB Kaine Kesler Hayden | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ | Youth |

M Douglas Luiz | ๐Ÿ‡ง๐Ÿ‡ท | ยฃ15.12m |
M Morgan Rogers | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ | ยฃ8.00m |
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 Tim Iroegbunam | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ | Youth |
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 |

CF Ollie Watkins | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ | ยฃ30.60m |


1st XI Cost: ยฃ22.51m
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 : 6/11
Homegrown: 3/11

Subs Cost: ยฃ39.14m
Team Cost: ยฃ61.65m
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 : 10/16
Homegrown: 7/16

Matchday Squad Cost: ยฃ63.54m
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 : 12/20
Homegrown: 3/20

Total Squad Cost: ยฃ116.13m
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 : 20/34
Homegrown: 6/34


GK Wes Foderingham | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ | Free |
GK Jordan Amissah | ๐Ÿ‡ฉ๐Ÿ‡ช | Free |

CB Auston Trusty | ๐Ÿ‡บ๐Ÿ‡ธ | ยฃ5.00m |
CB Anel Ahmedhodzic | ๐Ÿ‡ง๐Ÿ‡ฆ | ยฃ3.87m |
CB Jack Robinson | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ | Free |
CB Mason Holgate | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ | Loan |

RB Jayden Bogle | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ | ยฃ3.31m |
LB Rhys Norrington-Davies | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ท๓ ฌ๓ ณ๓ ฟ | Youth |
LB Yasser Larouci | ๐Ÿ‡ซ๐Ÿ‡ท | Loan |

M Gustavo Hamer | ๐Ÿ‡ณ๐Ÿ‡ฑ | ยฃ17.30m |
M Vini Souza | ๐Ÿ‡ง๐Ÿ‡ท | ยฃ10.33m |
M Ben Osborn | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ | ยฃ3.35m |
M Oliver Norwood | ๐Ÿ‡ฌ๐Ÿ‡ง | ยฃ1.89m |
M Andre Brooks | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ | Youth |
M Tom Davies | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ | Free |
M James McAtee | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ | Loan |

CF Cameron Archer (ex) | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ | ยฃ18.49m |
CF Ryan Onรฉ | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ณ๓ ฃ๓ ด๓ ฟ | Free |
CF William Osula | ๐Ÿ‡ฉ๐Ÿ‡ฐ | Youth |
CF Ben Brereton Dรญaz | ๐Ÿ‡จ๐Ÿ‡ฑ | Loan |


Injury | 6 |
W Emiliano Buendรญa | ๐Ÿ‡ฆ๐Ÿ‡ท | ACL
CB Tyrone Mings | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ | ACL
LB Lucas Digne | ๐Ÿ‡ซ๐Ÿ‡ท | Thigh
CB Pau Torres | ๐Ÿ‡ช๐Ÿ‡ธ | Ankle
CF Jhon Durรกn | ๐Ÿ‡จ๐Ÿ‡ด | Hamstring
M Nicolรฒ Zaniolo | ๐Ÿ‡ฎ๐Ÿ‡น |

Out On Loan | 7 |
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 Philippe Coutinho | ๐Ÿ‡ง๐Ÿ‡ท | Al-Duhail
M Leander Dendoncker | ๐Ÿ‡ง๐Ÿ‡ช | Napoli
CB Josh Feeney | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ | Real Uniรณn
M Tommi O'Reilly | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ | Real Uniรณn


Injury | 6 |
CB Chris Basham | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ |
CB John Egan | ๐Ÿ‡ฎ๐Ÿ‡ช |
RB George Baldock | ๐Ÿ‡ฌ๐Ÿ‡ท |
LB Max Lowe | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ |
GK Ivo Grbic | ๐Ÿ‡ญ๐Ÿ‡ท |
CF Daniel Jebbison | ๐Ÿ‡จ๐Ÿ‡ฆ |

Suspension | 1 |
CF Rhian Brewster | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ |

Out on Loan | 3 |
RB Femi Seriki | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ |
CF Bรฉnie Traorรฉ | ๐Ÿ‡จ๐Ÿ‡ฎ |
M Ismaila Coulibaly | ๐Ÿ‡ฒ๐Ÿ‡ฑ |

Player Positions:


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


Match Symbols:


โšฝ | Goal
๐Ÿ”ฅ | Assist
๐Ÿ” | Substitution

๐ŸŸจ | Booking

๐ŸŸฅ | Sending off

๐Ÿ†˜ | Poor refereeing performance
๐ŸŸข : Debut ๐Ÿ”ด : Final Game


๐ŸŸข M Morgan Rogers | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ |



Possession F | 66%โ€จ
Possession A | 34%โ€จ

Shots F | 14
Shots A | 10

Shots on Target F | 10
Shots on Target A | 5

Corners F | 4
Corners A | 3

Fouls F | 7
Fouls A | 10


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โ€œItโ€™s not very relevant, the transfer window in January, because the most important and strong structure weโ€™ve tried to do, and did, in the summer transfer window.

โ€œWe are happy because we did small things like Bertrand Traorรฉ left and Kaine Kesler rejoined after he was on loan and playing well in the Championship. The Australian goalkeeper joined, a young player as well, and Morgan Rogers.

โ€œIโ€™m really happy because itโ€™s not being relevant to do a lot of things [in January]. We tried to be intelligent and work to join some young players and talented players.

โ€œMorgan is a young player, a talented player, who is from here. We were following him, and he played against us with Middlesbrough.

โ€œWe analysed him and I think for a lot of things โ€“ heโ€™s young, his potential is big, heโ€™s from Birmingham โ€“ we added one player in the squad who can play as a number eight, a number ten or sometimes as a striker. His skills will be important for us.

โ€œWe were disappointed on Tuesday, and on Wednesday we recovered the energy being positive. After Wednesday, we were working here and practicing here in the training ground, focusing on our way.

โ€œTomorrow in Sheffield is a very important match for us after the defeat we had at home to Newcastle. We are really excited and motivated to play tomorrow.

โ€œThe most important thing is how we can face the match and our preparation for the match. We worked this morning and weโ€™re going to travel after lunch.

โ€œWe are going to try to focus 100% on the match and itโ€™s very important. Itโ€™s difficult as well because playing away is always difficult.

โ€œIn the summer we brought in some players and now in January too. With everybody we have to try to get stronger in our structure in the squad. We have quality players and specialist in different positions.

โ€œOne of them is Moussa Diaby and I am happy with him. His commitment is high and his behaviour is fantastic. His performances havenโ€™t been consistent but I can understand because he is in the process of understanding everything.

โ€œHe is adapting in the Premier League which is difficult. I donโ€™t know if itโ€™s more difficult than in Germany, but it is difficult.

โ€œI spoke with him and usually we are meeting with the squad, with the team collectively and individually too. I send them the same message - we are building a team and we are in that process.

โ€œWe are always trying to send him the same message - we are building a team collectively. You have to understand and practice a lot how we can combine with different players in our tactical idea and get stronger when we face each match.

โ€œHe is in the process and with this process I am happy. The most important thing for me is the commitment and behaviour everyday. He is always with his teammates practising and trying to improve.

"To play away is being tough against every team. They are at the bottom but they will need to win tomorrow and we are going to face them with their supporters.

"They will feel strong and are fighting in duels a lot. I think they have a very good tactical idea because they have very good players, wingers playing inside and running in behind too. They have strong midfielders and experiences.

โ€œWe respect the opponent because one month ago they drew here against us. As well, because they will push a lot tomorrow and they will be tomorrow feeling confident with their supporters trying to get their best performance.

โ€œWhen teams are playing at home they try to show their supporters their qualities and wishes to play, trying to win.

โ€œI will face a team being more aggressive than when they played against us at home. Sometimes they will play defensively lower, but they were successful against us like that.

โ€œThey could feel comfortable playing like that at home, but at home itโ€™s completely sure for me they are going to try to play being more offensive than they were here.

โ€œIf we can impose our positioning on the pitch with our structure sometimes as well, they will play being defensively lower, but they were successful against us.

โ€œThey could feel as well perhaps comfortable playing like that but at home, I am sure from my opinion that they will play being more offensive than they were against us.โ€

Unai Emery, pre-match.

"It's a massive win. Obviously the scoreline but also a great performance from the boys. It's massive for us to bounce back after the defeat midweek against Newcastle. Our away form hasn't been up to scratch so it was a big performance for us today and a great win.

"I am always capable of going on a run. It's just about the mindset and the belief - belief that my team-mates are going to give me the ball like they did today, then I have got to finish the opportunities that I get.

"We needed it massively. Football is very fickle. We could have gone 17 points ahead of Newcastle. They drew today then we have won and the gap changes again. It changes very quickly. Really happy with our response and we now push on and hopefully can go on a good FA Cup run."

Ollie Watkins.

"Five goals is incredible, very clinical in front of goal. It's very important for us.

"Newcastle played really well [in the last game]. We didn't play very well. Today the reaction was very important. Away is very tough. A good performance.

"I am very happy for Ollie. He's very important for this team. Today he had a great performance. The most important thing is the clean sheet for Emi, the victory and the clean sheet.

"We have some tough games. We need the fans at home. It's very important for us.

"I'm very happy for this goal. I'm delighted. I dedicate the goal to my family, a lot of people have helped me a lot."

รlex Moreno.

"I'm happy because before the match we were very focused to react. We scored goals, created chances and stopped them. Winning away is difficult.

"It was better than we were thinking at the beginning. We were clinical. We conceded two good chances at the end of the match.

"Emiliano always wants to keep clean sheets, like a striker [with goals].

"They were playing at home and started very well, they created the first chances. We stopped them. We were breaking their pressure and creating spaces.

"We have to try to focus each match. We're really happy. Our aggression was fantastic.

"We reacted very well after Tuesday. We were focused.

"We controlled the game. The last 10 minutes we conceded one goal, overturned by VAR, and two chances.

"We want to win. The result at the end, scoring goals is important but the most important thing is to play safe."

Unai Emery, post match.

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