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82'
Y. Bolasie
Ahmed El Mohamady
2 - 0
73'
J. Mattock
Yellow Card
68'
T. Abraham
Yellow Card
65'
S. Ajayi
Yellow Card
27'
T. Abraham
J. Kodjia
1 - 0

Match Stats

Possession
59% 40%
8
8
Shots Off Target
Shots On Target 4 3
Total Passes 437 298
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Match ends, Aston Villa 2, Rotherham United 0.
90' + 5' Second Half ends, Aston Villa 2, Rotherham United 0.
90' + 2' James Chester (Aston Villa) wins a free kick in the defensive half.
90' + 2' Foul by Will Vaulks (Rotherham United).
90' + 2' Corner, Rotherham United. Conceded by James Chester.
87' Attempt saved. John McGinn (Aston Villa) left footed shot from the right side of the box is saved in the bottom left corner. Assisted by Ahmed El Mohamady.
J. Bree
T. Abraham
86' Substitution, Aston Villa. James Bree replaces Tammy Abraham.
Y. Bolasie
Ahmed El Mohamady
82' Goal! Aston Villa 2, Rotherham United 0. Yannick Bolasie (Aston Villa) header from the centre of the box to the bottom right corner. Assisted by Ahmed El Mohamady with a cross.
A. Adomah
J. Kodjia
81' Substitution, Aston Villa. Albert Adomah replaces Jonathan Kodjia.
80' Attempt missed. Richard Towell (Rotherham United) right footed shot from outside the box is high and wide to the right.
79' Attempt missed. Mile Jedinak (Aston Villa) header from very close range is close, but misses to the right. Assisted by Yannick Bolasie with a cross following a corner.
78' Corner, Aston Villa. Conceded by Semi Ajayi.
77' Jonathan Kodjia (Aston Villa) wins a free kick in the attacking half.
77' Foul by Semi Ajayi (Rotherham United).
77' Attempt missed. Richard Wood (Rotherham United) header from the centre of the box is close, but misses to the left. Assisted by Will Vaulks with a cross.
A. Forde
R. Williams
76' Substitution, Rotherham United. Anthony Forde replaces Ryan Williams.
75' Offside, Aston Villa. Alan Hutton tries a through ball, but Jonathan Kodjia is caught offside.
Y. Bolasie
A. El Ghazi
73' Substitution, Aston Villa. Yannick Bolasie replaces Anwar El Ghazi.
J. Mattock
Yellow Card
73' Joe Mattock (Rotherham United) is shown the yellow card for a bad foul.
72' Attempt missed. Jack Grealish (Aston Villa) right footed shot from outside the box is close, but misses the top right corner. Assisted by Tammy Abraham.
72' Attempt blocked. Tammy Abraham (Aston Villa) left footed shot from the left side of the box is blocked. Assisted by John McGinn.
70' Attempt missed. Jon Taylor (Rotherham United) header from the left side of the six yard box is close, but misses to the left. Assisted by Will Vaulks with a cross.
69' Attempt missed. Richard Wood (Rotherham United) header from the centre of the box is just a bit too high. Assisted by Will Vaulks following a set piece situation.
J. Proctor
R. Manning
68' Substitution, Rotherham United. Jamie Proctor replaces Ryan Manning.
T. Abraham
Yellow Card
68' Tammy Abraham (Aston Villa) is shown the yellow card for a bad foul.
67' Foul by Tammy Abraham (Aston Villa).
67' Michael Smith (Rotherham United) wins a free kick in the attacking half.
67' Corner, Aston Villa. Conceded by Will Vaulks.
S. Ajayi
Yellow Card
65' Semi Ajayi (Rotherham United) is shown the yellow card for a bad foul.
65' Jack Grealish (Aston Villa) wins a free kick on the left wing.
65' Foul by Semi Ajayi (Rotherham United).
64' Attempt missed. James Chester (Aston Villa) header from the centre of the box misses to the left. Assisted by John McGinn with a cross following a corner.
64' Corner, Aston Villa. Conceded by Zak Vyner.
63' Tammy Abraham (Aston Villa) wins a free kick in the defensive half.
63' Foul by Will Vaulks (Rotherham United).
60' Attempt missed. James Chester (Aston Villa) header from the left side of the six yard box is close, but misses the top left corner. Assisted by Conor Hourihane with a cross following a set piece situation.
59' Anwar El Ghazi (Aston Villa) wins a free kick on the right wing.
59' Foul by Joe Mattock (Rotherham United).
J. Taylor
K. Vassell
59' Substitution, Rotherham United. Jon Taylor replaces Kyle Vassell.
56' Offside, Aston Villa. Mile Jedinak tries a through ball, but Jack Grealish is caught offside.
55' Mile Jedinak (Aston Villa) wins a free kick in the defensive half.
55' Foul by Michael Smith (Rotherham United).
54' Delay over. They are ready to continue.
53' Delay in match Will Vaulks (Rotherham United) because of an injury.
51' Jack Grealish (Aston Villa) wins a free kick on the left wing.
51' Foul by Zak Vyner (Rotherham United).
50' Attempt saved. Kyle Vassell (Rotherham United) right footed shot from outside the box is saved in the top right corner. Assisted by Ryan Williams.
49' Corner, Rotherham United. Conceded by Mile Jedinak.
47' Ahmed El Mohamady (Aston Villa) wins a free kick in the defensive half.
47' Foul by Ryan Williams (Rotherham United).
46' Attempt blocked. Semi Ajayi (Rotherham United) header from the centre of the box is blocked. Assisted by Ryan Manning with a cross.
46' Corner, Rotherham United. Conceded by Mile Jedinak.
Second Half begins Aston Villa 1, Rotherham United 0.
45' + 3' First Half ends, Aston Villa 1, Rotherham United 0.
45' + 2' Attempt saved. Michael Smith (Rotherham United) header from the centre of the box is saved in the top left corner. Assisted by Kyle Vassell with a cross.
45' + 1' Foul by Mile Jedinak (Aston Villa).
45' + 1' Michael Smith (Rotherham United) wins a free kick on the right wing.
45' Attempt missed. Conor Hourihane (Aston Villa) left footed shot from outside the box is close, but misses to the left from a direct free kick.
44' Anwar El Ghazi (Aston Villa) wins a free kick in the attacking half.
44' Foul by Ryan Manning (Rotherham United).
44' Tammy Abraham (Aston Villa) wins a free kick in the defensive half.
44' Foul by Ryan Manning (Rotherham United).
42' Conor Hourihane (Aston Villa) wins a free kick in the defensive half.
42' Foul by Ryan Manning (Rotherham United).
41' Foul by John McGinn (Aston Villa).
41' Richard Towell (Rotherham United) wins a free kick in the defensive half.
A. El Ghazi
Yellow Card
37' Anwar El Ghazi (Aston Villa) is shown the yellow card for a bad foul.
36' Foul by Anwar El Ghazi (Aston Villa).
36' Richard Towell (Rotherham United) wins a free kick in the defensive half.
35' Delay over. They are ready to continue.
34' Delay in match Ryan Manning (Rotherham United) because of an injury.
34' Foul by Conor Hourihane (Aston Villa).
34' Ryan Manning (Rotherham United) wins a free kick in the defensive half.
30' Foul by Tammy Abraham (Aston Villa).
30' Ryan Manning (Rotherham United) wins a free kick in the defensive half.
T. Abraham
J. Kodjia
27' Goal! Aston Villa 1, Rotherham United 0. Tammy Abraham (Aston Villa) right footed shot from the centre of the box to the bottom right corner. Assisted by Jonathan Kodjia with a through ball.
26' Attempt saved. Richard Towell (Rotherham United) right footed shot from outside the box is saved in the bottom left corner. Assisted by Kyle Vassell.
25' Foul by John McGinn (Aston Villa).
25' Ryan Williams (Rotherham United) wins a free kick on the right wing.
23' Attempt blocked. Michael Smith (Rotherham United) right footed shot from the centre of the box is blocked. Assisted by Ryan Williams.
22' Mile Jedinak (Aston Villa) wins a free kick in the defensive half.
22' Foul by Michael Smith (Rotherham United).
20' Hand ball by Michael Smith (Rotherham United).
19' Attempt missed. Jack Grealish (Aston Villa) left footed shot from the left side of the box misses to the right. Assisted by Jonathan Kodjia.
18' Attempt missed. Jonathan Kodjia (Aston Villa) header from the centre of the box is just a bit too high. Assisted by Jack Grealish with a cross.
16' Foul by Anwar El Ghazi (Aston Villa).
16' Joe Mattock (Rotherham United) wins a free kick in the defensive half.
15' Attempt missed. Semi Ajayi (Rotherham United) header from the centre of the box misses to the left.
13' Attempt missed. Kyle Vassell (Rotherham United) left footed shot from outside the box is too high. Assisted by Michael Smith with a headed pass.
10' Attempt missed. Richard Towell (Rotherham United) right footed shot from outside the box is close, but misses to the left. Assisted by Kyle Vassell.
10' Foul by John McGinn (Aston Villa).
10' Zak Vyner (Rotherham United) wins a free kick in the defensive half.
7' Jonathan Kodjia (Aston Villa) wins a free kick on the left wing.
7' Foul by Will Vaulks (Rotherham United).
6' Attempt missed. Ryan Williams (Rotherham United) right footed shot from outside the box is too high.
5' Attempt missed. John McGinn (Aston Villa) left footed shot from outside the box misses to the left.
4' Attempt saved. Jonathan Kodjia (Aston Villa) right footed shot from the centre of the box is saved in the centre of the goal. Assisted by John McGinn with a cross.
3' Foul by Zak Vyner (Rotherham United).
3' Jack Grealish (Aston Villa) wins a free kick in the defensive half.
2' Foul by Kyle Vassell (Rotherham United).
2' Mile Jedinak (Aston Villa) wins a free kick in the defensive half.
1' Attempt blocked. Conor Hourihane (Aston Villa) left footed shot from the centre of the box is blocked.
First Half begins.
Lineups are announced and players are warming up.