LONDON. Brentford managed to turn the table against Aston Villa to win 2-1.
LONDON. Brentford managed to turn the table against Aston Villa to win 2-1. It was Aston Villa to strike first with a goal of D. Ings at the 16′. Then it was a goal in the 42′ minute to make things even for 1-1. Eventually, M. Roerslev Rasmussen gave the win to Brentford in the 83′ minute with a goal.
The match was played at the Brentford Community Stadium stadium in London on Sunday and it started at 2:00 pm local time. The referee was Craig Pawson who had the assistance of Mark Scholes and Scott Ledger. The 4th official was Chris Kavanagh. The weather was cloudy. The temperature was cold around 11.3 degrees Celsius or 52.34 Fahrenheit. Humidity was up to 85%.
Aston Villa was in firm control of the ball 55% while Brentford was struggling with a 45% ball possession.
Aston Villa was more aggressive with 40 dangerous attacks and 16 shots of which 5 were on target. Nevertheless, Brentford was capable to find the solution to win this encounter.
Brentford shot 10 times, 4 on target, 6 off target. On the other side, Aston Villa shot 16 times, 5 on target, 11 off target.
Brentford received 2 yellow cards (F. Onyeka and I. Toney). On the opposite side, Aston Villa received 2 yellow cards (J. Ramsey and J. McGinn).
After this encounter, Brentford will have 20 points to stay in the 14th place. On the other side, Aston Villa will stay with 22 points to stay in the 12th place.
E. BuendiaGoal! Brentford 0, Aston Villa 1. Danny Ings - Aston Villa - shot with left foot from the left side of the box to the right corner. Assist - Emiliano Buendía with a through ball.
J. RamseyJacob Ramsey - Aston Villa - receive yellow card for a foul.
F. OnyekaShot blocked. Emiliano Buendía - Aston Villa - shot with right foot from the centre of the box is blocked. Frank Onyeka - Brentford - receive yellow card for a foul. Fouled by Frank Onyeka - Brentford Emiliano Buendía - Aston Villa - won a free kick in attack.
Y. WissaGoal! Brentford 1, Aston Villa 1. Yoane Wissa - Brentford - shot with left foot from outside the box to the left corner. Assist - Mads Roerslev.
I. ToneyIvan Toney - Brentford - receive yellow card for a foul. Morgan Sanson - Aston Villa - won a free kick in attack. Fouled by Ivan Toney - Brentford
M. Roerslev RasmussenGoal! Brentford 2, Aston Villa 1. Mads Roerslev - Brentford - shot with left foot from the right side of the six yard box to the centre of the goal. New attacking attempt. Mads Roerslev - Brentford - shot with right foot from the right side of the box is saved by goalkeeper in the centre of the goal. Assist - Shandon Baptiste.
J. McGinnJohn McGinn - Aston Villa - receive yellow card. Fouled by Vitaly Janelt - Brentford Douglas Luiz - Aston Villa - won a free kick in defence.
Aston Villa will host Manchester United on the 15th of January with a 22-2 head to head record in favor of Manchester United (5 draws).
Brentford: Formation and Lineups
Brentford started with a 3-5-2 line-up (3-5-2).
The manager Thomas Frank chose to play with the following team: Álvaro Fernández , Ethan Pinnock , Pontus Jansson , Mads Bech Sörensen , Mads Roerslev Rasmussen , Frank Onyeka , Christian Nørgaard , Mathias Jensen , Sergi Canós , Ivan Toney and Yoane Wissa .
Brentford made 3 changes: S. Canos for S. Ghoddos (54′), M. Jensen for S. Baptiste (60′) and F. Onyeka for V. Janelt (80′).
Top player: Mads Roerslev Rasmussen
The player who no doubt impressed Brentford the most was Mads Roerslev Rasmussen.
His rating iswith 1 goal, 28 passes (60% accurate) and 1 key pass. He was won 2 duels out of 4. He performed 1 cross.
Aston Villa: Formation and Lineups
Aston Villa started with a aggressive line-up (4-3-3).
On the other side, Steven Gerrard played with: Emiliano Martínez , Matty Cash , Ezri Konsa , Kortney Hause , Matt Targett , John McGinn , Douglas Luiz , Jacob Ramsey , Bertrand Traoré , Danny Ings and Emiliano Buendía .
Aston Villa made 2 changes: J. Ramsey for M. Sanson (69′) and E. Buendia for Trezeguet (80′).
Top player: Emiliano Buendía
The player who no doubt impressed Aston Villa the most was Emiliano Buendía.
His rating iswith 48 passes (83% accurate) and 3 key passes. He was won 8 duels out of 18.
Results of the day
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