Teamwork makes the dream work

Aston Villa’s 5ft 7 gem is now undroppable alongside Rogers


Aston Villa returned from the worldwide break in great type, securing a much-needed 2-0 victory over Wolverhampton Wanderers within the Premier League.

The win ensures that they continue to be fourth within the league desk, three factors away from Tottenham Hotspur, albeit they’ve a sport in hand.

Unai Emery is clearly constructing one thing particular at Villa Park. By securing Champions League soccer for subsequent season, he’ll be capable to entice even higher gamers, utilizing the monetary increase to strengthen his aspect.

He recruited effectively in January, with Morgan Rogers an thrilling signing who was signed from Championship aspect Middlesbrough.

The teen loved arguably his best efficiency in a Villa jersey in opposition to Wolves.

Morgan Rogers’ sport in numbers in opposition to Wolves

The winger was given a begin by Emery with the hope that he might use his creativity and dribbling abilities to good impact.


It definitely paid off. Throughout the conflict, Rogers tried 5 dribbles, succeeding with all 5, whereas he was fouled twice, indicating that the participant was a giant hazard within the remaining third for the Midlands aspect.

The previous Boro gem was additionally spectacular when taking up opposition gamers, profitable eight of his 12 floor duels contested, and he’s swiftly changing into a dependable determine within the Villa first-team squad.

Morgan Rogers’ Premier League stats for Aston Villa





Key passes per sport


Profitable dribbles per sport

2.2 (92% success fee)

Pictures per sport


By way of Sofascore

One other participant who was much more spectacular than Rogers through the comfy win over the Previous Gold was Moussa Diaby, because the Frenchman is changing into undroppable on account of his shows of late.

Moussa Diaby shone for Villa in opposition to Wolves

The previous Bayer Leverkusen winger has been deployed in a extra central function of late, tending to accomplice Ollie Watkins up prime in Emery’s 4-4-2 formation. It definitely labored a deal with on the weekend.

The 24-year-old opened the scoring for his aspect, smashing dwelling a shot which no goalkeeper would have stopped, giving him a much-needed confidence increase.


Diaby additionally managed to seize an help for Ezri Konsa to attain the purpose that sealed all three factors, proving how vital he may be if deployed as a centre-forward.

Alongside together with his purpose contributions, the 5 foot 7 dynamo succeeded with 50% of his dribble makes an attempt, made two key passes, delivered a cross and misplaced possession simply 9 occasions through the conflict.

If he can replicate this kind over the approaching weeks, Emery’s males can have an exquisite probability of securing a top-four end, securing a spot within the promised land of the Champions League.

Beforehand hailed as “great” by Statman Dave throughout his time within the Bundesliga, it has taken a number of months for Diaby to essentially hit the bottom operating and showcase his true potential.

With eight Premier League matches to go, the Frenchman has scored 5 targets whereas registering 9 assists, which is a stable return for a participant who has struggled in spells at Villa.

Ought to he add one other few targets and assists between now and the top of the season, he might give himself a stable platform to construct on forward of subsequent season.


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