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Player Ratings: Aston Villa 0-0 Wolverhampton Wanderers

A tale of two halves saw both teams endure great spells of dominance throughout the 90 minutes inside Villa Park. Here’s how Seb rated the lads...

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Emi Martínez: 7/10

Aston Villa have their goalkeeper to thank for the point this evening after a late wonder save stopped Wolves defender, Conor Coady, from snatching a late winner.

Ahmed Elmohamady: 6/10

The right-back endured a more successful first half than he did in midweek with him being more assertive within his forward running as he looked to create with purpose.

However, in the second half, he struggled to assert authority with his defending at the far post.

Either way, he will be glad to have another clean sheet to show for his performance.

Ezri Konsa: 7/10

Once again, the central defender displayed a Rolls-Royce like performance as he got the better of Wolves front man, Willian José, and then another time over after they subsequently subbed on rookie, Fabio Silva, with minimal difficulty.

Tyrone Mings: 7/10

An assertive performance from the England international saw him and his teammates claim another clean sheet for the season against a Wolves side struggling to perform in the attacking department.

A no nonsense display was ensured after several clattering challenges were made to win the ball to good effect.

Matt Targett: 7/10

A thoroughly impressive performance highlights the progress Matt Targett has made as an individual since moving to B6.

With a fast and efficient attack, this would have previously been a game last season that would have caught out the full-back, with his turn of pace lacking and his decision making letting the back-line down.

However, the way in which he marshaled rising talent, Pedro Neto, with a severe degree of comfort is credit to the player and the coaching staff for the evident hard work behind the scenes.

Douglas Luiz: 5/10

Unfortunately, in the game that saw the Brazilian restored to the starting lineup after a period of seeing counterparts chosen ahead of him, he failed to take a grasp on proceedings and often found himself drifting through the game as a passenger.

Hesitancy in his passing and counter productiveness in his decision making let him down today, but there is full faith that the young midfielder will find his sparkling form again before too long.

Morgan Sanson: 6/10

A first start since his move on the turn of the year saw the Frenchman alongside the experienced duo of Douglas Luiz and John McGinn, where he quickly grasped a hold of proceedings.

A comfortable performance saw him brought off in what can only be described as an attack minded substitution from the Aston Villa manager in attacking midfielder, Ross Barkley.

John McGinn: 7/10

A better performance from the Scotsman saw his favorable, energetic display in full effect on Saturday.

In what can only be described as a helicopter in the middle of the park, the rugged midfielder ensured he was involved in all the necessary passages of play, linking the deep lying midfielders to attack to good affect.

It may be seen that the more advanced midfield role suited the style of the Scotland international down to a tee as he was allowed to roam through the midfield to collect the ball from deep; aiming to run at the back five of Wolves and attack with numbers.

Trézéguet: 6/10

An afternoon in which saw the Egyptian focusing more on the defensive aspect of his play than the attacking.

He was often the man tasked with the responsibility of ensuring the opposition had no chance of an overlap on the Villa full-back.

However, in doing so, it was apparent his forward responsibilities were neglected and forced the attack to be focused on just one flank; nullifying the threat on numerous occasions.

Bertrand Traoré: 6/10

A frustrating evening for the wide man saw himself short of ideas the longer the game wore on.

He found some joy with his forward running until he seemingly ran into the roadblock in which was the back five of the opposition.

Ollie Watkins: 7/10

A really unlucky performance tonight from the front man in what subsequently saw his effort and work rate fail to pay off in terms of goal contributions.

It was perhaps a sign of things to come when he saw his early effort rattle the opponents crossbar within five minutes of proceedings.

He had shot after shot blocked and deflected by any means necessary by a Wolves defense who had clearly highlighted the Villa front man as a threat.

However, where there were a lack of goals, he made up for in his work rate.

It is a credit to the attitude of the striker that he is able to consistently provide chances for his team through his hard work and he can truly count himself unlucky having had his efforts hit the woodwork an incredible 7 times over the course of the season.

(SUB) Ross Barkley: 5/10

(SUB) Keinan Davis: 4/10

(SUB) Jacob Ramsey: 5/10