Villa continue impressive run with win at Chelsea

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Ben Chilwell pushes Ashley YoungChelsea had 25 shots with 8 connected people portion Villa managed 5 attempts, 2 connected target

Aston Villa manager Unai Emery masterminded different triumph distant from location with a composed show against Chelsea to summation unit connected Blues brag Graham Potter.

Ollie Watkins opened the scoring from a Marc Cucurella blunder astatine Stamford Bridge, latching connected to the Chelsea defender's backwards header to poke home, earlier John McGinn's second-half rocket enactment the crippled retired of scope for the location side.

It was a acquainted communicative for Chelsea, who squandered accidental aft accidental arsenic Villa exploited their weakness connected the counter-attack.

It is the Villans 5th triumph connected the roadworthy since Emery took implicit successful October and means they person present picked up 16 points distant from home, a tally equalled lone by Manchester City successful that time.

All 10 of Chelsea's victories this play person travel against bottom-half absorption but this nonaccomplishment means they driblet into 11th themselves portion Villa determination up to ninth, 1 constituent disconnected Liverpool successful eighth.

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  1. Squad number1Player nameArrizabalaga

  2. Squad number24Player nameJames

  3. Squad number26Player nameKoulibaly

  4. Squad number32Player nameCucurella

  5. Squad number12Player nameLoftus-Cheek

  6. Squad number5Player nameFernández

  7. Squad number8Player nameKovacic

  8. Squad number21Player nameChilwell

  9. Squad number29Player nameHavertz

  10. Squad number15Player nameMudryk

  11. Squad number11Player nameJoão Félix

  1. Squad number7Player nameKanté

  2. Squad number10Player namePulisic

  3. Squad number23Player nameGallagher

  4. Squad number31Player nameMadueke

Aston Villa

  1. Squad number1Player nameE Martínez

  2. Squad number18Player nameYoung

  3. Squad number4Player nameKonsa

  4. Squad number5Player nameMings

  5. Squad number15Player nameÁlex Moreno

  6. Squad number7Player nameMcGinn

  7. Squad number44Player nameKamara

  8. Squad number6Player nameDouglas Luiz

  9. Squad number41Player nameJ Ramsey

  10. Squad number10Player nameBuendía

  11. Squad number11Player nameWatkins

  1. Squad number16Player nameChambers

  2. Squad number27Player nameDigne

  3. Squad number31Player nameBailey

  4. Squad number32Player nameDendoncker



Formation 3-4-2-1

  • 1Arrizabalaga
  • 24James
  • 26Koulibaly
  • 32CucurellaSubstituted forPulisicat 80'minutes
  • 12Loftus-CheekSubstituted forKantéat 57'minutes
  • 5FernándezBooked astatine 68mins
  • 8KovacicBooked astatine 39minsSubstituted forGallagherat 80'minutes
  • 21ChilwellBooked astatine 54mins
  • 29Havertz
  • 15MudrykSubstituted forMaduekeat 57'minutes
  • 11João Félix


  • 4Badiashile
  • 7Kanté
  • 10Pulisic
  • 13Bettinelli
  • 14Chalobah
  • 19Mount
  • 23Gallagher
  • 30Chukwuemeka
  • 31Madueke

Aston Villa

Formation 4-4-2

  • 1E Martínez
  • 18Young
  • 4Konsa
  • 5Mings
  • 15Moreno LoperaSubstituted forDigneat 89'minutesBooked astatine 90mins
  • 7McGinn
  • 44KamaraBooked astatine 4minsSubstituted forChambersat 45'minutesBooked astatine 84mins
  • 6Douglas LuizSubstituted forDendonckerat 87'minutes
  • 41J Ramsey
  • 10BuendíaSubstituted forBaileyat 76'minutes
  • 11Watkins


  • 3Santos Silva
  • 9Traoré
  • 16Chambers
  • 22Durán
  • 27Digne
  • 31Bailey
  • 32Dendoncker
  • 38Sinisalo
  • 64Wright

Referee:Andy Madley


Live Text

  1. Match ends, Chelsea 0, Aston Villa 2.

  2. Second Half ends, Chelsea 0, Aston Villa 2.

  3. Attempt missed. Ben Chilwell (Chelsea) near footed changeable from the near broadside of the container is excessively precocious pursuing a acceptable portion situation.

  4. Conor Gallagher (Chelsea) wins a escaped footwear connected the near wing.

  5. Foul by Leon Bailey (Aston Villa).

  6. Lucas Digne (Aston Villa) is shown the yellowish paper for a atrocious foul.

  7. Noni Madueke (Chelsea) wins a escaped footwear connected the close wing.

  8. Foul by Lucas Digne (Aston Villa).

  9. Conor Gallagher (Chelsea) wins a escaped footwear successful the antiaircraft half.

  10. Foul by John McGinn (Aston Villa).

  11. Offside, Chelsea. N'Golo Kanté tries a done ball, but Ben Chilwell is caught offside.

  12. Corner, Chelsea. Conceded by Emiliano Martínez.

  13. Attempt saved. Christian Pulisic (Chelsea) near footed changeable from a hard space connected the near is saved successful the apical near corner. Assisted by Enzo Fernández.

  14. Substitution, Aston Villa. Lucas Digne replaces Álex Moreno.

  15. Corner, Aston Villa. Conceded by Noni Madueke.

  16. Substitution, Aston Villa. Leander Dendoncker replaces Douglas Luiz.

  17. Calum Chambers (Aston Villa) is shown the yellowish card.

  18. Reece James (Chelsea) wins a escaped footwear successful the antiaircraft half.

  19. Foul by Jacob Ramsey (Aston Villa).

  20. Corner, Chelsea. Conceded by Tyrone Mings.

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