8/7/2016 PA Sport

Villa lose opener to Sheffield Wednesday

Fernando Forestieri's goal five minutes from time gave Sheffield Wednesday a winning start to the Sky Bet Championship beating Aston Villa 1-0.

  • KO
    • Kickoff
  • 27
    • On: Gary Hooper | Off: Steven Fletcher
  • 30
    • Sam Hutchinson Yellow Card
  • 41
    • Tommy Elphick Yellow Card
  • 45
    • Ross Wallace Yellow Card
  • 45+4
    • Tom Lees Yellow Card
  • 45+5
    • Gary Gardner Yellow Card
  • HT
    • Halftime
  • 66
    • Nathan Baker Yellow Card
  • 67
    • On: Atdhe Nuhiu | Off: Ross Wallace
  • 70
    • On: Aaron Tshibola | Off: Gary Gardner
  • 77
    • On: Jack Grealish | Off: Ross McCormack
  • 84
    • On: Liam Palmer | Off: Jack Hunt
  • 85
    • Fernando Forestieri Goal
  • 86
    • On: Andre Green | Off: Leandro Bacuna
  • FT
    • End Regular Time
Sheffield Wednesday Logo Sheffield Wednesday SHW Aston Villa AVL Aston Villa Logo
Sheffield Wednesday
No. Name
1 Kieren Westwood
Saves 2
  • Shots 0
  • 0 Shots on Target
  • Fouls Committed 0
  • 0 Fouls Against
  • Assists 0
  • Discipline
    • 0 Yellow
    • 0 Red
23 Sam Hutchinson  30'
Goals 0
  • Shots 0
  • 0 Shots on Target
  • Fouls Committed 3
  • 0 Fouls Against
  • Assists 0
  • Offsides 0
  • Discipline
    • 1 Yellow
    • 0 Red
15 Tom Lees  45'+4'
Goals 0
  • Shots 1
  • 1 Shots on Target
  • Fouls Committed 2
  • 0 Fouls Against
  • Assists 0
  • Offsides 0
  • Discipline
    • 1 Yellow
    • 0 Red
36 Daniel Pudil
Goals 0
  • Shots 3
  • 1 Shots on Target
  • Fouls Committed 0
  • 1 Fouls Against
  • Assists 0
  • Offsides 0
  • Discipline
    • 0 Yellow
    • 0 Red
32 Jack Hunt
Goals 0
  • Shots 1
  • 0 Shots on Target
  • Fouls Committed 1
  • 0 Fouls Against
  • Assists 0
  • Offsides 0
  • Discipline
    • 0 Yellow
    • 0 Red
84' 16  Liam Palmer
Goals 0
  • Shots 0
  • 0 Shots on Target
  • Fouls Committed 0
  • 0 Fouls Against
  • Assists 0
  • Offsides 0
  • Discipline
    • 0 Yellow
    • 0 Red
41 Barry Bannan
Goals 0
  • Shots 1
  • 0 Shots on Target
  • Fouls Committed 0
  • 1 Fouls Against
  • Assists 0
  • Offsides 0
  • Discipline
    • 0 Yellow
    • 0 Red
5 Kieran Lee
Goals 0
  • Shots 0
  • 0 Shots on Target
  • Fouls Committed 2
  • 1 Fouls Against
  • Assists 0
  • Offsides 0
  • Discipline
    • 0 Yellow
    • 0 Red
7 Almen Abdi
Goals 0
  • Shots 1
  • 0 Shots on Target
  • Fouls Committed 0
  • 1 Fouls Against
  • Assists 0
  • Offsides 0
  • Discipline
    • 0 Yellow
    • 0 Red
33 Ross Wallace  45'
Goals 0
  • Shots 0
  • 0 Shots on Target
  • Fouls Committed 1
  • 0 Fouls Against
  • Assists 0
  • Offsides 0
  • Discipline
    • 1 Yellow
    • 0 Red
67' 44  Atdhe Nuhiu
Goals 0
  • Shots 1
  • 0 Shots on Target
  • Fouls Committed 1
  • 1 Fouls Against
  • Assists 0
  • Offsides 0
  • Discipline
    • 0 Yellow
    • 0 Red
6 Steven Fletcher
Goals 0
  • Shots 1
  • 0 Shots on Target
  • Fouls Committed 0
  • 1 Fouls Against
  • Assists 0
  • Offsides 0
  • Discipline
    • 0 Yellow
    • 0 Red
27' 14  Gary Hooper
Goals 0
  • Shots 1
  • 1 Shots on Target
  • Fouls Committed 2
  • 1 Fouls Against
  • Assists 0
  • Offsides 1
  • Discipline
    • 0 Yellow
    • 0 Red
45 Fernando Forestieri  85'
Goals 1
  • Shots 7
  • 3 Shots on Target
  • Fouls Committed 2
  • 2 Fouls Against
  • Assists 0
  • Offsides 2
  • Discipline
    • 0 Yellow
    • 0 Red
Substitutes
24 Jose Semedo
Goals 0
  • Shots 0
  • 0 Shots on Target
  • Fouls Committed 0
  • 0 Fouls Against
  • Assists 0
  • Offsides 0
  • Discipline
    • 0 Yellow
    • 0 Red
17 Jeremy Helan
Goals 0
  • Shots 0
  • 0 Shots on Target
  • Fouls Committed 0
  • 0 Fouls Against
  • Assists 0
  • Offsides 0
  • Discipline
    • 0 Yellow
    • 0 Red
19 Lucas João
Goals 0
  • Shots 0
  • 0 Shots on Target
  • Fouls Committed 0
  • 0 Fouls Against
  • Assists 0
  • Offsides 0
  • Discipline
    • 0 Yellow
    • 0 Red
2 Joe Wildsmith
Saves 0
  • Shots 0
  • 0 Shots on Target
  • Fouls Committed 0
  • 0 Fouls Against
  • Assists 0
  • Discipline
    • 0 Yellow
    • 0 Red

Game Information

  • VENUE: Hillsborough
  • ,
  • ATTENDANCE: 30,060

Match Commentary

90'+4' Second Half ends, Sheffield Wednesday 1, Aston Villa 0.
90'+3' Corner, Sheffield Wednesday. Conceded by Tommy Elphick.
90'+2' Attempt missed. Barry Bannan (Sheffield Wednesday) left footed shot from outside the box is high and wide to the right.

Match Stats

SHW
AVL

Possession

52% 48%

Shots (on Goal)

17 (6)
12 (2)
SHW AVL
14 Fouls 9
3 Yellow Cards 3
0 Red Cards 0
3 Offsides 0
12 Corner Kicks 9
5 Saves 2

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English League Championship Standings

POS Team GP GD PTS
1 Wolverhampton Wanderers 32 +33 72
2 Cardiff City 32 +21 61
3 Aston Villa 33 +19 60
4 Derby County 32 +22 58
5 Fulham 32 +18 55
6 Bristol City 32 +9 53
7 Sheffield United 32 +8 52
8 Middlesbrough 33 +12 51
9 Preston North End 33 +8 51
10 Brentford 33 +10 50
11 Millwall 33 +4 45
12 Leeds United 32 +3 45
13 Ipswich Town 32 +2 45
14 Norwich City 32 -3 45
15 Queens Park Rangers 33 -10 39
16 Sheffield Wednesday 33 -5 37
17 Nottingham Forest 33 -15 37
18 Reading 32 -7 33
19 Bolton Wanderers 33 -22 33
20 Birmingham City 33 -27 30
21 Hull City 32 -7 29
22 Burton Albion 33 -33 29
23 Barnsley 32 -16 28
24 Sunderland 33 -24 26

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