Who else but the only player who caused the Seagulls any real concern?
With help from a key pair of substitutes, Jack Grealish buried Villa’s equalizer Saturday to remain just one point from escaping the bottom three.
Aston Villa take on Brighton on the South Coast
Aston Villa have drawn criticism for their summer transfer business, but it was the only option for a club that entered the summer without a fit centre back or a Premier League-calibre forward at the club.
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A 7500 to Holte tradition - every player, previewed, in time for the new Premier League season
A thoroughly disappointing display as Aston Villa lose 6–1 to Manchester City
Aston Villa take on Manchester City at Villa Park
The Villa were strong and organised at the back, meaning there is really only one choice: Tyrone Mings
Dean Smith and the club hierarchy are in the midst of big decisions that will impact Aston Villa’s season.
It appears Aston Villa have worked out a deal for the Chelsea midfielder
Aston Villa take on Fulham
On a day where Dean Smith altered Aston Villa’s formation, goals from Wesley and Jack Grealish were enough to give Villa all three points at Turf Moor. Villa, however, will be anxious to get injury updates on Wesley and Tom Heaton, who were both stretchered off in the second half.
Aston Villa take on Burnley
The xG numbers from recent matches don’t show a good story for Dean Smith and Aston Villa — but there’s still a strong case for Smith to stay off the managerial hot seat.
Dean Smith will need patience if he is to engineer an escape from a tough spot
Aston Villa take on Watford at Vicarage Road
Jack Grealish and Conor Hourihane combined to produce the only goal in Villa’s Boxing Day win over Norwich City. That goal continues a trend where Villa are at their best when those two play well together.
Our young writer has selected yesterday's man of the match
Aston Villa take on Norwich at Villa Park