Aston Villa prevails over Southampton 1-0 with a goal scored by J. Ramsey. HIGHLIGHTS

BIRMINGHAM. Aston Villa prevails over Southampton 1-0 after J. Ramsey scored just 1 goal (41').

Aston Villa prevails over Southampton 1-0 with a goal scored by J. Ramsey. HIGHLIGHTS

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BIRMINGHAM. Aston Villa defeats Southampton 1-0 after J. Ramsey scored just 1 goal (41′).

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 Tony Harrington with the assistance of Lee Betts and Ian Hussin. The 4th official was Robert Jones. The weather was cloudy. The temperature was hot at 28.2 degrees Celsius or 82.69 Fahrenheit. The humidity was 51%.​

Match Statistics​

  • 53 Ball Possession 47
Shots
  • 11 Total 7
  • 3 On Target 1
  • 8 Off Target 6
  • 4 Shots blocked 2
  • 146 Attack 106
  • 42 Dangerous attack 32
  • 59 Ball safe​ 77
  • 13 Free Kicks 14
  • 0 Penalties 0
  • 6 Corners 3
Fouls
  • 13 Total 13
  • 3 Yellow Cards 1
  • 0 Double Yellow 0
  • 0 Red Card 0
Other
  • 4 Substitutions 5

Ball possession

None of the teams was particularly dominant in terms of ball possession. Aston Villa was in possession of the ball for 53% of the time vs. Southampton that controlled the ball for 47% of the time.

Attitude and shots

Aston Villa had a more offensive attitude with 42 dangerous attacks and 11 shots of which 3 were on target. This is one of the reasons why Aston Villa won the match​.

Aston Villa shot 11 times, 3 on target, 8 off target. On the other side, Southampton shot 7 times, 1 on target, 6 off target.

Cards

Aston Villa received 3 yellow cards (Coutinho, J. Ramsey and A. Young). Talking about the opposition, Southampton received 1 yellow card (J. Ward-Prowse).

Match Timeline

J. Ramsey(goal)
41'
Douglas Luiz- sub ->B. Kamara
44'
Coutinho- Yellow
45'
46'
J. Larios- sub ->R. Perraud
46'
J. Aribo- sub ->I. Diallo
J. Ramsey- Yellow
58'
L. Dendoncker- sub ->J. Ramsey
67'
E. Buendia- sub ->L. Bailey
67'
71'
S. Armstrong- sub ->A. Armstrong
71'
S. Mara- sub ->C. Adams
79'
S. Edozie- sub ->M. Elyounoussi
82'
J. Ward-Prowse- Yellow
D. Ings- sub ->Coutinho
84'
A. Young- Yellow
90'

Standings

After playing this encounter, Aston Villa will have 7 points like Southampton to hold in the 14th place. On the opposite side, Southampton will stay with 7 points like Aston Villa to remain in the 13th place.

Next matches

In the next match in the Premier League, Aston Villa will host Tottenham Hotspur on the 13th of May with a 19-4 head to head record in favor of Tottenham Hotspur (7 draws).

Southampton will host Fulham on the 13th of May with a 6-1 head to head stats in favor of Southampton (3 draws).

Aston Villa – Formation

Aston Villa
G
D. Martínez 1.Argentina
7.1
D
A. Young 18.England
7.3
90'
D
L. Digne 27.France
7.8
D
T. Mings 5.England
7.6
D
E. Konsa Ngoyo 4.England
7.1
M
P. Coutinho 23.Brazil
6.3
84' 45'
M
J. McGinn 7.Scotland
7.4
M
B. Kamara 44.France
6.8
44'
M
J. Ramsey 41.England
7.8
67' 58' Goals41'
M
L. Bailey Butler 31.Jamaica
5.8
67'
F
O. Watkins 11.England
7.1
Substitutes
G
R. Olsen 25.Sweden
D
L. Augustinsson 17.Sweden
D
C. Chambers 16.England
M
Douglas Luiz 6.Brazil
7.2
44'
M
E. Buendía 10.Argentina
6.8
67'
M
L. Dendoncker 32.Belgium
6.5
67'
M
M. Sanson 8.France
M
M. Nakamba 19.Zimbabwe
F
D. Ings 9.England
5.9
84'

Aston Villa started with a christmas tree line-up (4-3-2-1).

The manager Steven Gerrard decided to play with the following team: Emiliano Martínez (7.1), Ashley Young (7.3), Ezri Konsa (7.1), Tyrone Mings (7.6), Lucas Digne (7.8), Jacob Ramsey (7.8), Boubacar Kamara (6.8), John McGinn (7.4), Leon Bailey (5.8), Philippe Coutinho (6.3) and Ollie Watkins (7.1).

The home team had on the bench: R. Olsen, Douglas Luiz (7.2), L. Augustinsson, Emiliano Buendía (6.8), Leander Dendoncker (6.5), M. Sanson, Danny Ings (5.9), M. Nakamba and C. Chambers.

Aston Villa could not rely on the presence of Douglas Luiz (injured).

Substitutions

Aston Villa made 4 changes: B. Kamara for Douglas Luiz (44′), J. Ramsey for L. Dendoncker (67′), L. Bailey for E. Buendia (67′) and Coutinho for D. Ings (84′).

Best player: Jacob Ramsey​

As per our analysis, the most impressive player for Aston Villa was Jacob Ramsey.

His rating is (7.8) with 1 goal, 29 passes (75% accurate) and 0 key passes. He was won 6 duels out of 10.

Southampton – Formation

Southampton
G
G. Bazunu 31.Republic of Ireland
6.6
D
R. Perraud 15.France
7.0
46'
D
K. Walker-Peters 2.England
6.6
D
M. Karim 22.Ghana
7.3
D
A. Bella-Kotchap 37.Germany
7.1
M
M. Elyounoussi 24.Norway
6.0
79'
M
J. Ward-Prowse 8.England
7.1
82'
M
I. Diallo 27.France
6.4
46'
M
M. Djenepo 19.Mali
6.6
M
A. Armstrong 9.England
6.1
71'
F
C. Adams 10.Scotland
7.1
71'
Substitutes
G
A. McCarthy 1.England
D
D. Ćaleta-Car 6.Croatia
D
J. Larios 28.Spain
6.5
46'
D
Lyanco 4.Brazil
M
S. Armstrong 17.Scotland
7.1
71'
M
J. Aribo 7.England
6.1
46'
F
S. Edozie 23.England
6.8
79'
F
S. Mara 18.France
7.1
71'
F
T. Walcott 32.England

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

Ralph Hasenhüttl played with: Gavin Bazunu (6.6), Kyle Walker-Peters (6.6), Armel Bella-Kotchap (7.1), Mohammed Salisu (7.3), Romain Perraud (7.0), Ibrahima Diallo (6.4), James Ward-Prowse (7.1), Mohamed Elyounoussi (6.0), Moussa Djenepo (6.6), Adam Armstrong (6.1) and Che Adams (7.1).

The following players were sitting on the bench: A. McCarthy, Samuel Edozie (6.8), D. Ćaleta-Car, Juan Larios (6.5), Stuart Armstrong (7.1), Lyanco, Joe Aribo (6.1), Sékou Mara (7.1) and T. Walcott.

Substitutions

Southampton made 5 changes: R. Perraud for J. Larios (46′), I. Diallo for J. Aribo (46′), A. Armstrong for S. Armstrong (71′), C. Adams for S. Mara (71′) and M. Elyounoussi for S. Edozie (79′).

Best player: Mohammed Salisu​

The most impressive player for Southampton was Mohammed Salisu.

His rating is (7.3) with 53 passes (77% accurate) and 0 key passes. He was won 6 duels out of 8.

Results of the day

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