Premier League: Aston Villa prevails over Burnley 3-1

BURNLEY. Aston Villa tops Burnley 3-1.


BURNLEY. Aston Villa prevails over Burnley 3-1. Aston Villa was just to good to grab a decisive 3-0 lead with D. Ings (7′), E. Buendia (32′) and O. Watkins (52′). Burnley reduced the distance with a goal (90′ + 2′) by M. Cornet, but there was not much to do for them.

The match was played at the Turf Moor stadium in Burnley on Saturday and it started at 3:00 pm local time. The referee was David Coote who was helped by Gary Beswick and Nicholas Hopton. The 4th official was Craig Pawson. The weather was cloudy. The temperature was pleasant around 15.7 degrees Celsius or 60.33 Fahrenheit. Humidity was up to 70%.​

Match Statistics

There wasn’t much of a difference in ball possession. Burnley was in possession of the ball for 49% of the time vs. Aston Villa that controlled the ball for 51% of the time.

Burnley was more aggressive with 37 dangerous attacks and 15 shots of which 6 were on target. Still, Aston Villa was capable to find the solution to win this match.​

Burnley shot 15 times, 6 on target, 9 off target. On the opposite side, Aston Villa shot 11 times, 7 on target, 4 off target.


Burnley received 1 yellow card (J. Brownhill). On the opposite side, Aston Villa received 2 yellow cards (L. Digne and O. Watkins).

After this contest, Burnley will stay with 34 points like Leeds United to stay in the 16th place. On the other side, Aston Villa will have 40 points like Brentford and Southampton to stay in the 13th place.

Match Events

  • 7'

    D. Ings

  • 22'

    L. Digne

  • 32'

    E. Buendia

  • 45'

    O. Watkins

  • 50'

    K. Long

    J. Tarkowski

  • 52'

    O. Watkins

  • 66'

    M. Cornet

    A. Lennon

  • 68'

    C. Chukwuemeka

    C. Chambers

  • 71'

    J. Brownhill

  • 72'

    E. Pieters

    A. Barnes

  • 76'

    A. Young

    D. Ings

  • 79'


    E. Buendia

  • 90'

    M. Cornet

Next match

In the upcoming Premier League match, Burnley will play away with Tottenham Hotspur on the 15th of May with a 10-3 head to head statistic in favor of Tottenham Hotspur (4 draws).

Aston Villa will host Liverpool on the 10th of May with a 18-6 head to head statistic in favor of Liverpool (5 draws).

Burnley: Formation and Lineups

Burnley started with a conservative line-up (4-4-2).

The manager Michael David Jackson chose to play with the following team: Nick Pope (6.8), Connor Roberts (6.8), Nathan Collins (7.1), James Tarkowski (6.6), Charlie Taylor (6.0), Dwight McNeil (7.7), Jack Cork (6.6), Josh Brownhill (6.8), Aaron Lennon (6.3), Ashley Barnes (6.5) and Wout Weghorst (7.4).

Burnley could not rely on the presence of K. Long (injured).


Burnley made 3 changes: J. Tarkowski for K. Long (50′), A. Lennon for M. Cornet (66′) and A. Barnes for E. Pieters (72′).

Top player: Dwight McNeil

The player who no doubt impressed Burnley the most was Dwight McNeil.

His rating is (7.7) with 30 passes (83% accurate) and 2 key passes. He was won 10 duels out of 15. He performed 6 crosses.

Aston Villa: Formation and Lineups

Aston Villa started with a 4-3-1-2 line-up (4-3-1-2).

On the opposite side, Steven Gerrard played with: Emiliano Martínez (7.2), Matty Cash (7.0), Ezri Konsa (6.6), Tyrone Mings (7.0), Lucas Digne (7.2), John McGinn (7.6), Calum Chambers (6.6), Douglas Luiz (6.1), Emiliano Buendía (8.5), Ollie Watkins (7.6) and Danny Ings (7.7).


Aston Villa made 3 changes: C. Chambers for C. Chukwuemeka (68′), D. Ings for A. Young (76′) and E. Buendia for Coutinho (79′).

Top player: Emiliano Buendía

The player who no doubt impressed Aston Villa the most was Emiliano Buendía.

His rating is (8.5) with 1 goal, 28 passes (89% accurate) and 1 key pass. He was won 4 duels out of 6.

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