Teamwork makes the dream work

The outcomes of their final 10 conferences

11


Aston Villa’s subsequent job in a season the place they’ve upset the same old top-four hopefuls comes on Wednesday night time once they go to Premier League title challengers Manchester Metropolis.

The Villans established their Champions League credentials with an excellent opening to the marketing campaign which even had supervisor Unai Emery responding to options of a potential title tilt.

That hasn’t fairly panned out with the highest three establishing a meaty hole, however Villa can nonetheless shut the hole on Man Metropolis, who have been held to a boring and goalless draw with Arsenal final day trip, to simply two factors with victory on the Etihad. They’ve already overwhelmed Pep Guardiola’s outfit this season, too.

Listed here are the outcomes of the final ten conferences between Man Metropolis and Aston Villa.

FBL-ENG-PR-ASTON VILLA-MAN CITY

Villa earned a totally deserved win over Man Metropolis / ADRIAN DENNIS/GettyImages

Aston Villa undoubtedly encountered a Man Metropolis facet in a shocking hunch at the beginning of December final yr, however their victory was no much less deserved as Leon Bailey scored the one purpose of the sport.

The Jamaica worldwide’s strike might have deflected its well beyond Ederson however the hosts exploited the absence of pivotal Metropolis midfielder Rodri and loved the higher openings, taking 22 photographs to the guests’ two.

It was Villa’s first victory over Metropolis since 2013, when Karim El Ahmadi, Leandro Bacuna and Andreas Weimann scored in a 3-2 success.

Rodri

Rodri scored Man Metropolis’s opener / Ryan Pierse/GettyImages

There have been 15 video games between these two Villa victories, with Metropolis failing to win simply two of them. This February assembly was one of many few Premier League matches in 2022/23 that Erling Haaland did not handle to attain in.

The Norwegian striker got here off at half-time along with his facet already three objectives up courtesy of efforts from Rodri, Ilkay Gundogan and Riyad Mahrez. Ollie Watkins did pull one again simply after the hour-mark, but it surely proved to be little greater than a comfort.

FBL-ENG-PR-ASTON VILLA-MAN CITY

Bailey punished Man Metropolis / GEOFF CADDICK/GettyImages

After Haaland scored his tenth league purpose on simply the sixth matchday of the 2022/23 season, Man Metropolis failed to increase their lead and have been made to pay when Jacob Ramsey fired a ball throughout to Bailey to bag the hosts some extent.

Aston Villa have been lightyears away from their present positivity underneath former boss Steven Gerrard, with this attract September incomes them only a fourth level from six outings.

FBL-ENG-PR-MAN CITY-ASTON VILLA

Grealish received his first league title in 2022 / OLI SCARFF/GettyImages

Man Metropolis secured their sixth Premier League title and eighth in English soccer general once they staged a late comeback to down Villa.

The guests seemed nicely set to disclaim Metropolis their championship as objectives from Matty Money and Philippe Coutinho had them 2-0 up with 20 minutes to play. Nonetheless, Gundogan stepped up with two clutch strikes both facet of Rodri’s equaliser to cease former Liverpool midfielder Gerrard from serving to his facet win the title.

Bernardo Silva

Silva scored what proved to be Man Metropolis’s winner / Shaun Botterill/GettyImages

Pep Guardiola introduced up with a hundred and fiftieth Premier League win with Man Metropolis with this success over Villa in December 2021.

The Cityzens had as soon as once more spluttered at the beginning of one other in the end profitable title cost and it was a depleted facet that needed to get the job finished right here as Ruben Dias and Bernardo Silva netted. Watkins struck at the beginning of the second half however the guests did sufficient to earn all three factors.

Outcome

Date

Competitors

Aston Villa 1-0 Man Metropolis

6 December 2023

Premier League

Man Metropolis 3-1 Aston Villa

12 February 2023

Premier League

Aston Villa 1-1 Man Metropolis

3 September 2022

Premier League

Man Metropolis 3-2 Aston Villa

22 Might 2022

Premier League

Aston Villa 1-2 Man Metropolis

1 December 2021

Premier League

Aston Villa 1-2 Man Metropolis

21 April 2021

Premier League

Man Metropolis 2-0 Aston Villa

20 January 2021

Premier League

Aston Villa 1-2 Man Metropolis

1 March 2020

Carabao Cup ultimate

Aston Villa 1-6 Man Metropolis

12 January 2020

Premier League

Man Metropolis 3-0 Aston Villa

26 October 2019

Premier League

READ THE LATEST PREMIER LEAGUE NEWS, RUMOURS & GOSSIP