Aston Villa prevails over Leeds United 2-1. HIGHLIGHTS

BIRMINGHAM. Aston Villa bested Leeds United to win 2-1.

Aston Villa prevails over Leeds United 2-1. HIGHLIGHTS

BIRMINGHAM. Aston Villa defeated Leeds United to win 2-1. It was Aston Villa to strike first with an early goal of L. Bailey at the 3′. Then E. Buendía scored again for Aston Villa in the 66′ minute. Eventually, P. Bamford reduced the distance for Leeds United (83′). Eventually, that was it, and the result remained 2-1.

The match was played at the Villa Park stadium in Birmingham on Friday and it started at 8:00 pm local time. The referee was Michael Oliver with the support of Stuart Burt and Simon Bennett. The 4th official was Jarred Gillett. The weather was cloudy. The temperature was quite cold at 3.6 degrees Celsius or 38.53 Fahrenheit. The humidity was 72%.​

Match Statistics​

  • 54 Ball Possession 46
Shots
  • 11 Total 16
  • 5 On Target 4
  • 6 Off Target 12
  • 2 Shots blocked 7
  • 103 Attack 113
  • 28 Dangerous attack 53
  • 94 Ball safe​ 64
  • 23 Free Kicks 14
  • 0 Penalties 0
  • 0 Corners 11
  • 2 Off Sides 5
Fouls
  • 12 Total 18
  • 2 Yellow Cards 2
  • 0 Double Yellow 0
  • 0 Red Card 0
Other
  • 4 Substitutions 5

Ball possession

No teams had a vastly superior advantage in terms of ball possession. Aston Villa was in possession of the ball for 54% of the time vs. Leeds United that controlled the ball for 46% of the time.

Attitude and shots

Leeds United was putting more pressure with 53 dangerous attacks and 16 shots of which 4 were on target. Anyway, Aston Villa succeeded in find the solution to win this match.​

Aston Villa shot 11 times, 5 on target, 6 off target. Regarding the opposition, Leeds United shot 16 times, 4 on target, 12 off target.

Cards

Aston Villa received 2 yellow cards (B. Kamara and Emiliano Martínez). On the opposite side, Leeds United received 2 yellow cards (Robin Koch and I. Meslier).

Match Timeline

Leon Bailey(goal)B. Kamara
3'
Álex Moreno- sub ->L. Digne
10'
31'
33'
Robin Koch- Yellow
45'
Rodrigo(var)
Boubacar Kamara- Yellow
63'
Emiliano Buendía(goal)
66'
Emiliano Buendía(var)
65'
66'
Maximilian Wöber- sub ->P. Struijk
67'
Patrick Bamford- sub ->Jack Harrison
78'
78'
Sam Greenwood- sub ->Marc Roca
81'
Philippe Coutinho- sub ->J. Ramsey
82'
83'
Patrick Bamford(goal)W. Gnonto
88'
Junior Firpo- sub ->Robin Koch
90'
Illan Meslier- Yellow
Emiliano Martínez- Yellow
90'

Standings

After playing this encounter, Aston Villa will have 25 points like Chelsea to hold in the 11th place. Talking about the opposition, Leeds United will stay with 17 points like Leicester City and Nottingham Forest to hold in the 14th place.

Next matches

In the next match in the Premier League, Aston Villa will host Brighton & Hove Albion on the 28th of May with a 6-1 head to head record in favor of Aston Villa (5 draws).

Leeds United will host Tottenham Hotspur on the 28th of May with a 5-2 head to head record in favor of Tottenham Hotspur (1 draw).

Aston Villa – Formation

Aston Villa
G
Emiliano Martínez 1.Argentina
6.5
90'
D
Ashley Young 18.England
7.3
D
Lucas Digne 27.France
10'
D
Tyrone Mings 5.England
7.1
D
Ezri Konsa 4.England
7.6
M
Boubacar Kamara 44.France
7.8
63'
M
Douglas Luiz 6.Brazil
7.9
M
Jacob Ramsey 41.England
7.1
82'
M
Leon Bailey 31.Jamaica
6.9
Goals3'
F
Emiliano Buendía 10.Argentina
7.6
81' Goals66'
F
Ollie Watkins 11.England
6.7
31'
Substitutes
G
Robin Olsen 25.Sweden
D
Álex Moreno 15.Spain
7.0
10'
D
Jan Bednarek 20.Poland
D
Calum Chambers 16.England
M
Morgan Sanson 8.France
6.7
81'
M
Kadan Young 72.England
M
Marvelous Nakamba 19.Zimbabwe
M
Philippe Coutinho 23.Brazil
6.7
82'
F
Danny Ings 9.England
6.2
31'

Aston Villa started with a conservative line-up (4-4-2).

The manager Unai Emery Etxegoien decided to play with the following team: Emiliano Martínez (6.5), Ashley Young (7.3), Ezri Konsa (7.6), Tyrone Mings (7.1), Lucas Digne, Leon Bailey (6.9), Douglas Luiz (7.9), Boubacar Kamara (7.8), Jacob Ramsey (7.1), Emiliano Buendía (7.6) and Ollie Watkins (6.7).

The home team had on the bench: Morgan Sanson (6.7), Álex Moreno (7.0), Kadan Young, Jan Bednarek, Danny Ings (6.2), Robin Olsen, Marvelous Nakamba, Calum Chambers and Philippe Coutinho (6.7).

Substitutions

Aston Villa made 4 changes: L. Digne for Álex Moreno (10′), O. Watkins for D. Ings (31′), E. Buendía for M. Sanson (81′) and J. Ramsey for Philippe Coutinho (82′).

Best player: Douglas Luiz​

The player that probably impressed the most for Aston Villa was Douglas Luiz even if he didn’t score any goal.

His rating is (7.9) with 41 passes (78% accurate) and 2 key passes. He was won 8 duels out of 16.

Leeds United – Formation

Leeds United
G
Illan Meslier 1.France
6.4
90'
D
Liam Cooper 6.Scotland
6.4
D
Luke Ayling 2.England
6.2
D
Robin Koch 5.Germany
6.2
88' 33'
D
Pascal Struijk 21.Netherlands
6.1
66'
M
Marc Roca 8.Spain
6.5
78'
M
Tyler Adams 12.USA
7.2
M
Jack Harrison 11.England
6.6
67'
M
6.1
78'
M
Degnand Gnonto 29.Italy
6.0
F
Rodrigo 19.Spain
6.5
Substitutes
G
Joel Robles 22.Spain
D
Rasmus Kristensen 25.Denmark
D
Junior Firpo 3.Spain
88'
D
Llorente 14.Spain
D
Maximilian Wöber 39.Austria
6.8
66'
F
Patrick Bamford 9.England
7.2
67' Goals83'
F
Joe Gelhardt 30.England
7.2
78'
F
Sam Greenwood 42.England
6.4
78'
F
S. Perkins 16.England

Leeds United started with a 4-2-3-1 line-up (4-2-3-1).

Jesse Marsch played with: Illan Meslier (6.4), Luke Ayling (6.2), Robin Koch (6.2), Liam Cooper (6.4), Pascal Struijk (6.2), Marc Roca (6.5), Tyler Adams (7.2), Jack Harrison (6.6), Brenden Aaronson (6.1), Wilfried Gnonto (6.0) and Rodrigo (6.5).

The following players were sitting on the bench: Patrick Bamford (7.2), Joel Robles, Rasmus Kristensen, Junior Firpo, Diego Llorente, Maximilian Wöber (6.7), Joe Gelhardt (7.2), Sam Greenwood (6.4) and Sonny Perkins.

Substitutions

Leeds United made 5 changes: P. Struijk for Maximilian Wöber (66′), Jack Harrison for P. Bamford (67′), Brenden Aaronson for J. Gelhardt (78′), Marc Roca for S. Greenwood (78′) and Robin Koch for Junior Firpo (88′).

Best player: Patrick Bamford​

Following our analysis, the most impressive player for Leeds United was Patrick Bamford.

His rating is (7.2) with 1 goal, 3 passes (33% accurate) and 0 key passes.

His performance was remarkable also because he started the match from the bench before entering the filed in the 67′.

Results of the day

These are the results of the day in the Premier League.​