Aston Villa managed to beat Leeds United in the postponed match of Week 20 of the English Premier League (EPL), Friday (11/03/2022) early morning WIB. Steven Gerrard’s team managed to conquer The Whites with a landslide score of 3-0 at Elland Road.
Tigo goals The Villans each created by Philippe Coutinho, Matty Cash and Calum Chambers. On the other hand, the match also produced a number of interesting records. Here’s the review.
1. Philippe Coutinho has been involved in seven goals for Aston Villa
Philippe Coutinho was loaned by Aston Villa from Barcelona in the winter transfer market of 2022. Surprisingly, the Brazilian was able to find his best touch again with Aston Villa. So far he has been involved in seven goals The Villans in the Premier League.
Coutinho has only lost to Harry Kane, who has been involved in eight goals for Tottenham Hotspur since January 15, 2022. With that impressive performance, it is very likely that Coutinho will be made permanent by Aston Villa at the end of the 2021/2022 season.
2. Aston Villa won three games in a row without conceding
Aston Villa must be admitted to appear so well when led by Steven Gerrard. The victory over Leeds United this morning made Aston Villa always win in their last three Premier League matches.
Amazingly, all of those games were won by Aston Villa without conceding a goal. The record equaled Aston Villa’s score in December 2009. At that time, Martin O’Neill’s Aston Villa always won and kept a clean sheet in four consecutive games.
3. Leeds United is a Premier League club’s goal barn
The 0-3 defeat to Aston Villa made Leeds United currently conceded 64 goals. That is the number of goals conceded more than any other club in the Premier League competition. Even more disappointing, Leeds have conceded three or more goals in three of the last four matches.
- Leeds United vs. Liverpool (0-6)
- Leeds United vs. Tottenham Hotspur (0-4)
- Leeds United vs. Aston Villa (0-3).
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4. Calum Chambers debut debut goal
Calum Chambers was recruited by Aston Villa for free from Arsenal ahead of the 2022 winter transfer window closed. So far the English defender has played five times in the Premier League. His goal against Leeds United became the player’s debut goal with Aston Villa.
Chambers scored a goal in the 73rd minute. The goal was also the last goal The Villans at the match.
5. Matty Cash has performed brilliantly in the last few matches
Matty Cash’s performance is also very worthy of praise. The 24-year-old currently has 3 goals and 3 assist in 27 games in the Premier League.
Interestingly, the player was able to score 2 goals and 2 assist in the last 3 games. The moment was created when Aston Villa beat Brighton, Southampton and Leeds United.
6. Aston Villa are in ninth position, Leeds United stuck in 16th
With these results, Aston Villa rose two places to ninth position. They collected 36 points from 27 matches.
Meanwhile, the defeat made Leeds United stuck in 16th place. Jesse Marsch’s team has earned 23 points from 28 matches. Leeds are only two points ahead of Burnley who are in the relegation zone, precisely in 18th position.
The following week, Aston Villa will face tough opponents, namely West Ham United. Meanwhile, Leeds United will meet Norwich City. Both matches were played on Sunday (13/3/2022) at 21.00 WIB.
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