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REPORTS & PLAYER RATINGS

7500 To Holte's post-match analysis - feast your eyes on these!

Player Ratings: Aston Villa 2-1 Everton - Gerrard’s men are up and running!

Aston Villa certainly never make things easy, but thanks to goals from Danny Ings and Emi Buendia, Steven Gerrard’s men are up and running following a 2-1 victory over Everton. Here’s how Cole rated the lads in claret and blue!

Player Ratings: Bournemouth 2-0 Aston Villa - Lerma and Moore’s goals leave Villa in despair on opening day

A devastating early blow from Jefferson Lerma and a late settler from Kieffer Moore mean there’s work to be done for Steven Gerrard’s side. Here’s how Liam rated the lads in claret and blue!

Player Ratings: Brisbane Roar 0-1 Aston Villa - Archer’s goal ensures victory in Townsville!

Another good test for Steven Gerrard’s side sees two teams gain valuable minutes at the Queensland Country Bank Stadium. Archer’s composed finish is the difference in the final game of the Queensland Champions Cup. Here’s how Liam rated the lads in claret and blue!

Player Ratings: Aston Villa 1-1 Crystal Palace - Watkins and Schlupp goals leave things all square at Villa Park!

On the day that Aston Villa paid homage to the football club’s biggest triumph, Steven Gerrard’s fatigued Villans earn a point at Villa Park. Here’s how Cole rated the lads in claret and blue!

Player Ratings: Aston Villa 1-2 Liverpool - Spirited display, but Steven Gerrard’s men come up just short!

A hard-fought and courageous effort from Steven Gerrard’s men as Aston Villa went toe-to-toe with Jurgen Klopp’s Liverpool, coming up just short in a 2-1 loss at Villa Park. Here’s how Cole rated the lads in claret and blue!

Player Ratings: Burnley 1-3 Aston Villa - A comfortable afternoon for the Villa!

It was a comfortable win for Aston Villa against relegation-threatened Burnley as Emi Buendia shines at Turf Moor. Here’s how Cole rated the lads in claret and blue!

Player Ratings: Aston Villa 2-0 Norwich City - Two clean sheets in a row for Gerrard’s men!

A much needed three points for Aston Villa as Steven Gerrard’s men see off Dean Smith’s Norwich City, which now confirms their relegation to the Championship. Here’s how Cole rated the lads in claret and blue!

Player Ratings: Leicester City 0-0 Aston Villa - A much needed clean sheet for the Villa!

It certainly wasn’t pretty, but Aston Villa earn a valuable point and clean sheet against a fatigued Leicester City. Here’s how Cole rated the lads in claret and blue!

Player Ratings: Aston Villa 0-4 Tottenham Hotspur - Another sorry showing at Villa Park!

So much attacking intent in the first half of play and nothing to show for it! Aston Villa stumble to a fourth consecutive loss, with plenty of concerns swirling around Villa Park. Here’s how Cole rated the lads.

Player Ratings: Wolves 2-1 Aston Villa - A clear lack of identity for the Villans at Molineux

Aston Villa crumble and fail to fully recover after some comical defensive errors, which see’s Wolves do the double over Steven Gerrard’s men. Here’s how Cole rated the players today!

Player Ratings: Aston Villa 0-1 Arsenal - Sluggish Villans suffer defeat at home

Sluggish and bereft of any attacking intent, Aston Villa stumble at home as Bukayo Saka’s first half goal proves to be the difference at Villa Park.

Talking Points: Is mid-table the settling point for Aston Villa this season, after defeat at West Ham United?

Andriy Yarmolenko’s goal on his emotional return takes the headlines, as Villa are brushed aside by David Moyes’ side. Give us your thoughts on Liam’s talking points on the back of this one!

Player Ratings: West Ham United 2-1 Aston Villa - Too little too late for Gerrard’s men

Jacob Ramsey’s 90th minute goal and the ensuing comeback bid was left just a little too late by Steven Gerrard’s men. Here’s how Cole rated the lads in claret and blue!

Player Ratings: Leeds United 0-3 Aston Villa - Sweet victory at Elland Road!

A comfortable win for Aston Villa as Steven Gerrard’s men ease to victory at Elland Road. Here’s how Cole rated the lads in claret and blue!

Talking Points: Has it finally clicked for Steven Gerrard’s side, as Aston Villa see off Southampton?

Back-to-back victories for the Villans, in a game that sees them score four at Villa Park, sending the Saints marching home empty-handed. Let us know your thoughts on Liam’s talking points!

Player Ratings: Aston Villa 4-0 Southampton - Two wins on the bounce for Gerrard’s Villans!

Feels oh so good to see Aston Villa back to their best, with a convincing 4-0 win over Southampton at Villa Park! Here’s how Cole rated the lads in claret and blue!

Talking Points: Could Aston Villa’s win over Brighton and Hove Albion be a turning point?

Steven Gerrard’s men replicate the reverse fixture’s scoreline with a gruelling, hard-fought performance at the Amex Stadium. Let us know your thoughts on Liam’s talking points!

Player Ratings: Brighton 0-2 Aston Villa - Back to winning ways on the South Coast!

A much needed win! Aston Villa get the job done on the South Coast, earning an important three points. Here’s how Cole rated the lads in claret and blue!

Player Ratings: Aston Villa 0-1 Watford - One win in eight as Villa suffer a defeat at Villa Park

One dimensional and bereft of ideas, Gerrard’s Villans suffer yet another defeat, securing only one win in 2022 thus far. Here’s how Cole rated the lads in claret and blue...

Talking Points: Is the Newcastle defeat a major cause for concern for Steven Gerrard and his side?

A toothless showing on the road leaves the Villans point-less after Kieran Tripper’s first half free-kick secures the victory for the Magpies.

Player Ratings: Newcastle United 1-0 Aston Villa - The Tyneside blues continue for Steven Gerrard’s men

With a lack of leadership, composure, and drive, Steven Gerrard’s Aston Villa flounder against Newcastle United. Here’s how Cole rated the lads in claret and blue!

Player Ratings: Aston Villa 3-3 Leeds United - Villans throw away two points at Villa Park!

Aston Villa let a 3-1 lead slip as defensive frailties costs Steven Gerrard’s men two points at Villa Park. Here’s how Cole rated the lads in claret and blue!

Talking Points: Can Buendía and Co. inspire Aston Villa to a second-half of the season European push?

A hard-fought game ends with Villa taking all three points against a struggling Everton, thanks to Emiliano Buendía’s late first-half header - let us know your thoughts!

Player Ratings: Everton 0-1 Aston Villa - Buendia’s header fires Villa up to 10th!

Aston Villa walk away from Goodison Park with all three points, with Emi Buendia making all the difference. Here’s how Cole rated the lads in claret and blue!

Talking Points: Is Steven Gerrard’s tactical prowess underrated?

Jacob Ramsey and Philippe Coutinho combine to rescue a point for Aston Villa, coming from two down against Manchester United - do you think Gerrard’s tactical nous has been underestimated?

Player Ratings: Aston Villa 2-2 Manchester United - All square at Villa Park after a late Villa fightback!

Self-inflicted errors weren’t enough to keep Steven Gerrard’s men down as a late fightback earned Aston Villa a point at Villa Park. Here’s how Cole rated the lads in claret and blue!

Talking Points: Is Aston Villa’s loss to Brentford just a bad day at the office or is it something more?

Steven Gerrard suffers his fourth loss in charge of the Villans as Thomas Frank’s Bees sting the claret and blue side at the Brentford Community Stadium.

Player Ratings: Brentford 2-1 Aston Villa - All bark and no bite against the buzzing Bees!

Aston Villa fumble the chance for even a point against Brentford, with Mads Roerslev’s late goal sealing all three points for the Bees. Here’s how Cole rated the lads in claret and blue!

Player Ratings: Aston Villa 1-3 Chelsea - Jorginho and Lukaku prove to be too much for Villa

A second half to forget for the home side as Thomas Tuchel’s half-time changes prove to be too much for a Steven Gerrard-less Aston Villa. Here’s how Cole rated the lads in claret & blue!

Talking Points: Is Aston Villa’s European dream still alive?

We weigh up all of the key talking points from Tuesday - with Steven Gerrard leading Aston Villa to four wins out of their last six, can the Villa continue to push towards the European places?

Player Ratings: Norwich City 0-2 Aston Villa - Academy graduates shine as Villa move up to ninth!

Aston Villa ease past Dean Smith’s struggling Canaries, with Jacob Ramsey and Carney Chukwuemeka shining bright on the pitch. Here’s how Cole rated the lads in claret and blue!

Talking Points: Aston Villa impress once again as they brush aside a limp Leicester City

An Ezri Konsa brace earns the Villans a crucial three points that sees them rise into the top half of the table. Here are the main talking points from another victory at Villa Park.