The Birmingham players signed a second consecutive Premier League victory on Saturday, defeating Crystal Palace, 3-0, and before challenging Chelsea, Manchester United, Liverpool and Tottenham …
The expulsion of Tyrone Mings did not ultimately spoil the Saturday afternoon at Aston Villa. When the English defender saw red in the 45e minute, for a second rather severe warning, the Birmingham team led 1-0 (score at the break) against Crystal Palace after a goal scored by former OL, Bertrand Traoré (photo), from the 5e minute.
The London players, outclassed a week earlier at home by Liverpool (0-7), were unable to take advantage of this numerical advantage like that of possession of the ball (60% against 40). On the contrary, they still gave in to a header from Kortney Hause (2-0, 66e) and a strike from Anwar El-Ghazi (3-0, 76e).
In the standings, Aston Villa occupies 9e rank ahead of a calendar that will offer him heavy in terms of opponents with in order, Chelsea, Manchester United, Liverpool and Tottenham…
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