BIRMINGHAM. Aston Villa was after all too good for AFC Bournemouth with the goal of Douglas Luiz (7′), J. Ramsey (80′) and E. Buendía (89′). Aston Villa took advantage of its better ball possession (56%).
The match was played at the Villa Park stadium in Birmingham on Saturday and it started at 3:00 pm local time. The referee was Robert Jones with the help of Ian Hussin and Wade Smith. The 4th official was Tim Robinson. The weather was cloudy. The temperature was cold at 8.9 degrees Celsius or 47.93 Fahrenheit. The humidity was 47%.
- 56 Ball Possession 44
- 20 Total 10
- 9 On Target 3
- 3 Off Target 4
- 8 Shots blocked 3
- 92 Attack 76
- 53 Dangerous attack 39
- 83 Ball safe 68
- 0 Penalties 0
- 9 Corners 6
- 8 Total 13
- 1 Yellow Cards 4
- 0 Double Yellow 0
- 0 Red Card 0
- 3 Substitutions 5
Aston Villa had a superior ball possession 56% while AFC Bournemouth was struggling with a 44% ball possession.
Attitude and shots
Aston Villa was putting more pressure with 53 dangerous attacks and 20 shots of which 9 were on target. This is one of the reasons why Aston Villa won the match.
Aston Villa shot 20 times, 9 on target, 3 off target. Regarding the opposition, AFC Bournemouth shot 10 times, 3 on target, 4 off target.
Aston Villa received 1 yellow card (John McGinn). On the opposite side, AFC Bournemouth received 4 yellow cards (Philip Billing, J. Lerma, Marcos Senesi and J. Stephens).
After this contest, Aston Villa will have 38 points like Chelsea to hold in the 11th place. Regarding the opposition, AFC Bournemouth will stay with 24 points like West Ham United to hold in the 18th place.
In the next match in the Premier League, Aston Villa will host Tottenham Hotspur on the 13th of May with a 19-5 head to head in favor of Tottenham Hotspur (7 draws).
AFC Bournemouth will play away agasint Crystal Palace on the 13th of May with a 5-2 head to head stats in favor of Crystal Palace (5 draws).
Aston Villa – Formation
Aston Villa started with a 4-2-3-1 line-up (4-2-3-1).
The manager Unai Emery Etxegoien decided to play with the following team: Emiliano Martínez, Matty Cash , Ezri Konsa , Tyrone Mings , Álex Moreno , John McGinn , Douglas Luiz , Leon Bailey , Emiliano Buendía , Jacob Ramsey and Ollie Watkins .
The home team had on the bench: Diego Carlos, Jhon Durán, Ashley Young, Bertrand Traoré, Robin Olsen, Lucas Digne, Calum Chambers and Viljami Sinisalo.
Aston Villa made 3 changes: L. Bailey for Bertrand Traoré (65′), E. Buendía for Jhon Durán (90′) and John McGinn for Calum Chambers (90′).
Best player: Douglas Luiz
As per our analysis, the most impressive player for Aston Villa was Douglas Luiz.
His rating iswith 1 goal, 43 passes (86% accurate) and 2 key passes. He was won 9 duels out of 12. He performed 9 crosses.
AFC Bournemouth – Formation
AFC Bournemouth started with a 4-4-1-1 line-up (4-4-1-1).
Gary O\’Neil played with: Neto, Adam Smith , Jack Stephens , Marcos Senesi , Lloyd Kelly , Dango Ouattara , Joe Rothwell , Jefferson Lerma , Jaidon Anthony , Philip Billing and Dominic Solanke .
These were the players on the bench: Antoine Semenyo, Mark Travers, Hamed Junior Traorè , Lewis Cook, David Brooks , Chris Mepham, Kieffer Moore, Matías Viña and Ryan Christie.
AFC Bournemouth made 5 changes: Jaidon Anthony for Antoine Semenyo (59′), Joe Rothwell for Hamed Junior Traorè (59′), Adam Smith for David Brooks (79′), Philip Billing for Kieffer Moore (90′) and Dango Ouattara for Matías Viña (90′).
Best player: Jefferson Lerma
As per our analysis, the most impressive player for AFC Bournemouth was Jefferson Lerma.
His rating iswith 30 passes (83% accurate) and 0 key passes. He was won 4 duels out of 8. He performed 1 cross.
Results of the day
These are the results of the day in the Premier League.
- Wolverhampton Wanderers – Leeds United – 2-4
- Southampton – Tottenham Hotspur – 3-3
- Chelsea – Everton – 2-2
- Brentford – Leicester City – 1-1
- Aston Villa – AFC Bournemouth – 3-0