"I'm flattered to get brought up in those conversations, but I knowEvertonknow that to have any communication with me they have to go through the administrators. Walker-Peters makes an overlapping run off the ball and allowd Diallo some space as Cancelo drops off. The first half we were not quite on it. Reggina then were reduced to nine-men when Barilla saw red but it wasnt until the final five minutes that Udinese capitalised, Antonio Floro Flores grabbing a late late brace (85 & 90 minutes) for the Zebrette. But he was soon on the turf and being tended to by trainers. Villa scored on two of their three shots on target (to that point) and Evertons Salomon Rondon could not deputize for Dominic Calvert-Lewin in effective fashion. Calvert-Lewis does well to win the ball back in the centre circle but Digne retakes possession to stop the Everton attack. One final chance? Gerrard wins at Goodison as a manager, as he did so many times as a player. Andros Townsend with a lovely bit of footwork find Doucoure, but he can't find his man in the box.
Mina booked even if it was Gordon who perhaps fouled Ramsay.
Coutinho has a header at goal but Pickford tips it over for a corner. All justified. "My job at the moment is to take the upcoming games, steady the ship and the club will go through a process identifying the new manager. Gray drives at, but not quite through the Villa defence. The Saints take a point from the game but Man Citys lead at the top of the tbale extends to 12 over second placed Liverpool. An absolutely brilliant header from Emi Buenda gives Aston Villa the lead going into the break! Cash catches Richarlison and the Brazilian gets the free kick in the centre circle. They haven't had much of the ball. Not looking good for Everton at all.
Was it coming? Peterborough 1 - Cheltenham 1 (League One, Apr. Were done a great job, now we focus on the next one.
Well, they've sacked their manager so not sure that really applies. All picks and predictions are suggestions only. After the break Luis Suarez cracked in a fine sixth before Suarez completed his hat-trick with his second penalty of the game. A brilliant strike from Tranquillo Barnetta that rocketed in off the underside of the bar gave Bayer Leverkusen the lead over Bremen. We played very well also. He heads down but Pickford makes a magnificent save with his feet!
Var has a look but no booking. The tall Onyango with the header that is deflected behind this time. Want to bookmark your favourite articles and stories to read or reference later? He saved superbly to deny Watkins - although it would have been offside - and to push Coutinhos 45th minute header over. The second half they had a good go at it and they gave me everything. A glancing header, from near post to back post! Decent game with few chances as Everton squander a fabulous opportunity on the break. He said: I think we played really well and maybe deserved more, but if we dont score more than one its very difficult.
Mings goes down now after receiving a Calvert-Lewis forearm to the face as they challenge for a header. Godfrey gets a good run in down the left this time, Cash makes the tackle but it goes out for a home corner. There will be repercussions for the home fan who struck two Villa players with a drinks bottle when celebrating Buendias goal. Digne heads the corner away Gray is waiting in acres of space on the edge of the box but his first-time volley is sliced horribly high and wide of the target. As if the season could not get any worse for Everton, they have now had to tolerate a jubilant Gerrard, Gary McAllister and Phillipe Coutinho celebrating on their patch, raising further doubts as to the Merseysiders Premier League security. Philippe Coutinho rescues point for Aston Villa in debut, Tyler Herro Continues to Be a Fashion Icon, How Philippe Coutinho and Lucas Digne can fit into Aston Villa's tactics. Everton were searching for some kind of rugged beauty, hoping brute force and emotion might carry them forward. 12, 2009) CSKA took the lead in the 35th minute through Alan Dzagoevs beautifully curled free-kick. A few blue shirts there but the header is not heading goalwards and that is that. Follow all the reaction from the Premier League game at Goodison Park below. Gordon's corner is a decent one, at the far post. Marko Basa pulled a goal back for the visitors before Yuva Musa Mazu slid home CSKAs fourth.
Crystal Palace 0 - Cardiff 2 (Championship, Apr. This is your Aston Villa team to face Everton this afternoon. A quick one two with Richarlison and Gordon sends in a superb ball at low-height. Ferguson made an impression with his team selection. Please review our, You need to be a subscriber to join the conversation. Theres going to be six minutes of added time to play. Many from the outside may have felt his position would be under threat with the arrival of Phil, but I am proud of both of them. Gordon pushed him first. Anthony Gordon on the right wins a corner. Wasn't the most powerful header and may not have made it to the goal unaided. Not many of them from either side, really. Everton stretched their lead at the start of the second half, Steven Pienaar collected a ball with his back to goal outside the box, the South African rolled Luke Young and then he bent a beauty past Freidel. In Buendia, he looks like he has unlocked a genuine talent. There hasn't been all that much quality yet, though.
12, 2009) Aston Villa were prised open early on by Everton as Jo and then Leighton Baines troubled the home defence with Marouane Fellaini eventually tapping the ball over the line. Ferguson hoped to sprinkle some of the stardust that proved so effective the last time he took temporary charge, when another of Englands golden generation, Frank Lampard, felt the wrath of Goodison. You can opt-out at any time by signing in to your account to manage your preferences.
Gonzalo Higuain beat two Valladolid defenders on the right hand touchline before crossing to Raul who steered Los Blancos into a halftime lead. Villa meanwhile are enjoying life under Steven Gerrard, and victory today would lift them into the top half of the table at least temporarily before this afternoons matches. He has been a loud presence on the touchlineso far today. It's Duncan Ferguson vs Steven Gerrard. Yuri Zhirkov fired in the hosts second early in the second half before Alan Dzagoev claimed his second of the match with a free header in the Lokomotiv box. I was kicking every ball. It's another Everton corner. Anthony Gordon with another superb cross from the right. Calvert-Lewis gets booked for using his arms in jumping for a header against Konsa. Kevin De Bruyne and Gabriel Jesus struck the same post in the second period but City were unable to find a winner during incessant pressure as they failed to win a top-flight game for the first time since a shock 2-0 loss at home to Crystal Palace way back in late October. Bailey is a treat, but can he stay healthy? They threw everything forward in the last 15-20 minutes.
Much better. Allan with the break this time for Villa but it ends with him on the floor. Overhit his pass. It [the object[ hit me straight in the head. Aymeric Laporte headed a 65th-minute equaliser for Pep Guardiolas men following a surprise early opener from Saints defender Kyle Walker-Peters. Steven Gerrard warns Manchester United that John McGinn is not for sale. I was desperate to get the win. Gordon has played some superb balls so far today and he does so again, sending a raking one across the field to Demarai Gray as Everton try and push on in the final 10 minutes. Fortunately, neither Lucas Digne nor Matty Cash was hurt.
"I'll always dream about becomingEvertonmanager, but of course I've not quite got that experience," Ferguson told reporters ahead of their home game against Aston Villa on Saturday. Big Dunc will take the reins for this game and its quite obvious what type of reaction hell get. Goal kick. Villa hang in for three points. The flag goes up straight away, though. While Ferguson declined to comment on whether Rooney was the front runner for the position, he said that the former England international's history with the Merseyside club and his performance at Derby could work in his favour.
Doucoure with the lapse.
Wayne's obviously proved at Derby he's a very good manager.". Ralph Hasenhuttl looks nervous. 11, 2009) Jason Scotland saw his first half goal cancelled out by Alan Lees header moments later, but Scotland took his seasons tally to 23 with a second half penalty.
External Link, Everton suffer first defeat of the season Frustrating. 12, 2009) Ajax raced out the blocks against Willem II, Dario Cvitanich playing a one-two on the edge of the visitors box before firing the hosts ahead after just two minutes. Leon Bailey has been mostly limited to sub minutes but thatll soon change for the ex-Bayer Leverkusen star and Jamaican international if he can stay healthy. Villa probably just about deserved that. Ajax 7 - Willem II 0 (Eredivisie, Apr. So, kind of a bit pointless. It has taken a while, but one of Liverpools legends has finally coached a team to victory at Goodison Park in anothers colours. Not able to find Richarlison after Digne gave it away in the centre circle. Everton win a corner after a Mings error. Do Everton have anything left?
A foul in there somewhere. 12, 2009) Feyenoord scored after 4 minutes against Heracles, the visitors keeper clattered into his own defender when trying, and failing, to claim a cross, allowing Roy Makaay to head into an empty net. Off day comes at a bad time for Benitez:When you dont have it, youve gotta fake it, and Evertons worst performance of the year came right in line with Villas best. Aston Villa: Martinez; Cash, Konsa, Mings (c), Digne; McGinn, Douglas Luiz, Ramsey; Buendia, Watkins, Coutinho. 2022 Minute Media - All Rights Reserved. Already the mood was different, Digne instantly recast as an enemy and jeered this time. 11, 2009) A Ross McCormack double, the first from the penalty spot, keeps Cardiffs promotion hopes very much alive. Aaron McLeans 36th minute effort put the home side ahead, however David Hutton levelled matters soon after the hour mark to secure a point. And that is the half. Can't have it all. Aymeric Laporte headed a 65th-minute equaliser for Pep Guardiolas men. first Premier League win since December 14 at Norwich. Can he start to turn the tide for Everton after the sacking of Benitez?
We played a little bit better in the first half so we get three points. Buendia runs towards goal and gets a shot away with his right. Poland is calling for his international services as hes buried on Gareth Southgates depth chart, but perhaps those reports and performances like this will make the England boss take a look. Everton launch their first real attack through Godfrey and Gomes, the ball is headed from the right into Richarlison but he can't quite get to it. The Spanish manager was sacked following a dismal run of results which have left them 16th in the Premier League with only five wins all season, and it is down to caretaker manager Duncan Ferguson to arrest the slide while the club searches for a permanent replacement. I think you can call this game "pulsating". Midway through the half Feyenoord grabbed a second, Leroy Fer teeing up Roy Makaay for his brace. When asked if the squad knew what it meant to be anEvertonplayer, Ferguson, who was known for his aggressive style of play and holds the joint record for the most Premier League red cards, said: "I think they do now. On Digne, who returns to Goodison just a week or so after an acrimonious departure: I'm sure his pedigree and experience will help him cope with the occasion. 90+6 mins: Theres the final whistle!
Evertoncaretaker manager Duncan Ferguson said on Friday that he dreams of managing the club on a permanent basis, but admitted that he lacks the experience to do so at the moment. Former Everton man Lucas Digne provides the assist pic.twitter.com/Sbq9F0Nvt6. His blocked cross is picked up by Gordon on the right who finds Richarlison the Brazlian's glancing header goes just over, but a good move and a decent chance. Much better from Everton this half. He has been getting stronger and better in terms of his own performances for many weeks, said Gerrard. This was as dismal a day as there has been for Everton in the grimmest of seasons in this arena, any hope that Benitezs dismissal earlier this week would lead to instant upturn wrecked.
"Of courseEvertonis a club I grew up supporting," Rooney said. Southampton havent beaten Manchester City but it feels like they have. Leeds 1 - Stockport 0 (League One, Apr. Pep Guardiola is urging his team on from the sidelines. Villa Evertons Everton: The Toffees failed to match their impressive start to last season for a number of reasons, but one is that they never found the momentum they captured early in the second half of an explosive three-goal run against Burnley. Liverpool will think that the title race is still alive.
Villa got back into the game after the half hour, Milner put a ball into the box which Everton failed to clear and John Carew was on hand to sweep the ball into the net. Probably was Mings' fault for climbing in the first place. ", EB: "We came here, we knew before the game they changed manager so it's difficult, tough away game. In the end we managed the game well and I think we could have scored more. Douglas Luiz lines it up, hits the inswinger towards the top-right corner, Pickford is at full stretch but the ball goes only narrowly over. Then Godfrey picks up a booking for a foul on Dogulas Luiz, which brings Villa some respite. First booking of the game and it's for Andre Gomes who fells Ramsey about 35 yards out, just on the left half of the pitch. "I'm sure they'll do that and they'll bring the new manager in.". Buendia, however, stood out from the start as the most technically adept in a congested midfield, his shot on 12 minutes offering Jordan Pickford an early test.
Kenny finds Doucoure on the edge of the box, he turns and shoots with his left but it's blocked by Buendia. Good effort. 90+3 mins: Elyounoussi loses possession and sprints back to recover the ball.
Buendia bursts through the middle of the park again, gets his shot away once more after evading a couple of blue shirts but this one is dragged well wide. Everton come again but concede a free kick as Gomes fouls McGinn. Tackles flying in, none of it particularly dirty. Ooooh, so nearly! Aston Villa visit Everton for Saturday clash, Calum Chambers joins Aston Villa from Arsenal, powered Aston Villa to a 1-0 road win over Everton. Came on strong towards the end of the half. The corner is eventually headed away by Mings. Matty Cash and Lucas Digne go down after the goal, was something thrown at them when they celebrated? Nagoya Grampus Eight 0 - Urawa Red Diamonds 1. It was an insight into how Ferguson viewed the recent calamities, fixing it with players of energy he felt he could trust. Villa see out the danger after Townsend's inswinger at the near post. If you or someone you know has a gambling problem, call 1-800-GAMBLER. You can see one at the top of this image here.
The home fans love it, however. That sort of thing. Buendia heads home Dignes corner, Everton 0-1 Villa (45+2), Southampton end Man Citys winning run with impressive draw at St Marys, Five things we learned as Southampton end Manchester Citys winning run, At least 20% off branded sports clothing at Very, Getaway Deals up to 15% off with Booking.com in July, Free UK delivery worth 5 on orders worth 60 - Debenhams promo code, Up to 70% off this week with AliExpress super value deals, 15% off tablets, phones, consoles, smartwatches - eBay voucher code, Compare broadband packages side by side to find the best deal for you, Compare cheap broadband deals from providers with fastest speed in your area, All you need to know about fibre broadband, Compare iPhone contract deals and get the best offer this July, Compare the best mobile phone deals from the top networks and brands. Everton carried play in the second half but Villa held on for their first Premier League win since December 14 at Norwich. Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window), Click to share on Twitter (Opens in new window), Click to share on Reddit (Opens in new window), Click to email a link to a friend (Opens in new window), Manchester City win Premier League title on epic final day. City drop points for the first time since losing to Crystal Palace in October.
Matty Cash and Leon Bailey goals were joined by a Lucas Digne own goal, as Villa rises into 10th place with seven points.
He heads it down and then makes a block as Rodri fires a shot at goal.
Rafa Benitez would be best served to write this one as unlucky. Gordon stands over the free kick, 25 yards out Now it's Allan's turn to pick up a booking. 2.
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But Everton come again Richarlison goes down off the ball on a throw in. Swansea 2 - Norwich 1 (Championship, Apr.
Watkins is nearly in on the left and through but Pickford has to burst out nearly runs the risk of handling outside of his area but the danger is dealtwith. A feisty passage of play as Villa try and break through the Everton lines. Watkins the best of the lot. No one should expect to make money from the picks and predictions discussed on this website. Can Southampton hold on for a draw? He's up and playing again, anyway. The protesters main target was chairman Bill Kenwright. Bailey was sensational and helped change the game but his stint lasted just 15 minutes thanks to injury. An intense, quick first 15 minutes which doesn't materialise into a "a good game". 11, 2009) Goals in the first nine minutes from Edson Marcelo de Faria and Rodrigues Saulo gave Belenenses a 2-1 win over 10-man Vitoria Setubal in a battle between two strugglers. Scorers: Cash (66), Digne (o.g. Anthony Gordon eventually crosses in but Mings - excellent so far today - heads it away.
From the resultant corner, Digne picked out Buendia whose glancing header beat the England number one. Andros Townsend with the corner from the right. He just cut off Ramsay. It's not nice having that but three points, take that. About 30 yards out,in the middle.
11, 2009) Top of the table Posh took on rock-bottom Cheltenham and the visitors earned an unlikely draw. Aston Villa 3 - Everton 3 (Premier League, Apr. 90 mins: Kevin De Bruyne sends a shot from range wide of the right-hand post. 3. Your favorite teams, topics, and players all on your favorite mobile devices. People see Emi as a little technical footballer but he will also fight for you.. Eight minutes later the lead was doubled, Eyong Enoh finding himself unmarked by the penalty spot and able to convert a free header. Well go with Cash, who scored the opener and was very busy. Reggina 0 - Udinese 2 (Serie A, Apr.
He doesnt deserve to be on the losing side. Watkins claims he was fouled by Pickford or Mina, but no.
Buendia sends in one to the near post, Buendia just lurking on the edge of the six yard box heads it over Pickford and into the back of the net. Good read from Mike McGrath here on Duncan Ferguson and what makes him different and stand out. 11, 2009) Diogo Valentes 48th minute goal gave Leixoes victory over last-place Rio Ave to snap a four-game losing streak. I think we deserved more but we have to stay focussed and keep doing like we have the last few weeks. Theres a tussle in the box and Saints are awarded a free kick.
His electric skill set means hes going to get free often and he buried a chance past Asmir Begovic at the end of Villas three-goal second-half outburst. For more information, please read our Legal Disclaimer. #EVEAVL pic.twitter.com/X4yYdjerAX, Duncan Ferguson has named his Everton team to face Aston Villa#EVEAVL #COYB pic.twitter.com/HNQ3PMq4xu. 11, 2009) Blackpool gave their survival hopes a major lift as Charlie Adam struck just before half-time to secure a narrow success at Preston which dents the hosts play-off chances.