BIRMINGHAM. Aston Villa defeats Brighton & Hove Albion with a 2-0 win with a goal from O. Watkins (83′) and a goal from T. Mings (88′). Brighton & Hove Albion was vastly superior in terms of ball possession (63%).
The match was held at the Villa Park Stadium in Birmingham on Saturday and this began at 3:00 pm local time. The referee was Anthony Taylor who was helped by Gary Beswick and Adam Nunn. The 4th official was Stuart Attwell. The weather was cloudy. The temperature was cold around 12.2 degrees Celsius or 53.94 Fahrenheit. Humidity was up to 42%.
Brighton & Hove Albion was in firm control of the ball 63% while Aston Villa was struggling with a 37% ball possession.
Aston Villa was more aggressive with 48 dangerous attacks and 8 shots of which 5 were on target. Which is one of the reasons Aston Villa won the contest.
Aston Villa shot 8 times, 5 on target, 0 off target. On the other side, Brighton & Hove Albion shot 6 times, 2 on target, 0 off target.
Aston Villa received 2 yellow cards (M. Nakamba and E. Konsa). On the other side, Brighton & Hove Albion received 3 yellow cards (M. Cucurella, A. Webster and A. Mac Allister).
After playing this encounter, Aston Villa will have 10 points like Watford to stay in the 16th place. On the other side, Brighton & Hove Albion will stay with 17 points like Manchester United to stay in the 7th place.
A. Mac Allister
A. Mac Allister
Brighton & Hove Albion will host Leeds United on the 27th of November with a 11-2 head to head statistic in favor of Brighton & Hove Albion (3 draws).
Aston Villa: Formation and Lineups
Aston Villa started with a aggressive line-up (4-3-3).
The manager Steven Gerrard chose to play with the following team: Emiliano Martínez , Matty Cash , Ezri Konsa , Tyrone Mings , Matt Targett , John McGinn , Marvelous Nakamba , Jacob Ramsey , Emiliano Buendía , Danny Ings and Ollie Watkins .
Aston Villa made 3 changes: D. Ings for L. Bailey (66′), E. Buendia for A. Young (74′) and J. Ramsey for A. El-Ghazi (83′).
Top player: Ashley Young
Probably the most impressive player in Aston Villa was Ashley Young even if he didn’t score any goal.
His rating iswith 3 passes (66% accurate) and 1 key pass. He was won 1 duel out of 1. He performed 1 cross.
His performance was notable also because he began the game from the bench before entering the field in the 74′.
Brighton & Hove Albion: Formation and Lineups
Brighton & Hove Albion started with a 3-5-2 line-up (3-5-2).
On the opposite side, Graham Potter played with: Jason Steele , Adam Webster , Shane Duffy , Lewis Dunk , Tariq Lamptey , Pascal Groß , Yves Bissouma , Jakub Moder , Marc Cucurella , Leandro Trossard and Adam Lallana .
Brighton & Hove Albion made 3 changes: M. Cucurella for S. March (65′), T. Lamptey for N. Maupay (79′) and P. Gross for A. Mac Allister (89′).
Top player: Adam Webster
The player who no doubt impressed Brighton & Hove Albion the most was Adam Webster.
His rating iswith 98 passes (82% accurate) and 0 key passes. He was won 15 duels out of 20. He performed 2 crosses.
Results of the day
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