Arsenal lose out 3-points to Aston Villa as they also shamefully failed to record a single shot on target with Villa moving clear relegation zone.
It’s a big win for Aston Villa tonight as they have managed to escape the relegation zone for the first time since February 28 after holding on to their 1-0 lead against visitors, Arsenal.
Villa took the lead earlier during the 27th minute when Trezeguet converted the ball coming from Tyrone Mings to hand the home team the lead.
All hopes expected Gunners to come in back strong with reflections to similar occurrence during the game when both sides met and Gunners came from 2 goals down to triumph.
But all didn’t turn out as expected considering the North London side didn’t even get a shot on target recorded to their name but only 4 shots off target, painting a clear picture of how composed Dean Smith’s defense were tonight.
Containing fiery Aubameyang when paired with Lacazette is a thing of celebration for Aston Villa as they also managed to force confusion on Mikel Arteta who quickly switched formation straight into the second 45 minutes when he pulled Lucas Torreira for Granit Xhaka and 14 minutes later, he installed Nicolas Pepe for David Luiz and uninstalling Bukayo Saka.
Egyptian Aston Villa back-man, Ahmed Elmohamady saw his game this night come to a premature end as he went down with a muscle injury after pulling up without any contact.
Aston Villa have a broader chance of avoiding relegation zone now with the former Championship side 3 points behind West Ham United who will battle Manchester United tomorrow and likely going to drop 3 points in the game against United.
After which Villa will battle West Ham, an opportunity to secure their spot clearly off relegation zone should they be able to fork out three points from the clash.
Arsenal will also face another relegation-prone team when they battle Watford on the next game day, will they claim three points from the game or still dish out the points the visitors?
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