Aston Villa pulled themselves out of the relegation zone for the first time since February 28 this year thanks to a lone strike from Trezeguet in the first half that condemned Arsenal to a 1-0 defeat in a Premier League match on Tuesday. The Gunners’ hopes of a top-seven finish and thus ensuring European football through PL has thus ended and they will now have to rely on winning FA Cup to do that. Also Read – Manchester City Mulling Legal Action Against La Liga Chief Javier Tebas
The defeat also ended Arsenal’s run of two straight wins which saw them beat Liverpool (Premier League) and Manchester City (FA Cup) and they will finish outside the PL top-six for the first time in 25 years. Also Read – NOR vs BUR Dream11 Team Prediction Premier League 2019-20- Captain, Vice-captain And Fantasy Tips For Today’s Norwich City vs Burnley FC Football Match Predicted XIs at Carrow Road Stadium 10 PM IST
It was Aston Villa’s night well before the contest had begun as Manchester City earlier thumped bottom-dwellers Watford 4-0 and thus leaving Dean Smith’s men to record a 1-0 win to move out of the relegation zone. Also Read – CRY vs MUN Dream11 Team Prediction Premier League 2019-20- Captain, Vice-captain, Fantasy Tips For Today’s Crystal Palace vs Manchester United Football Match at Selhurst Park Stadium 12.45 AM IST July 17
And they achieved just that thanks to a corner kick that escaped everyone and an unmarked Trezeguet fired home a low shot to put Villa ahead in the 27th minute.
Keinan Davis could have doubled the lead but was wasteful after pouncing on a Jack Grealish pass but firing it wide.
Arsenal tried hard in their search for an equaliser but Aston Villa held on to the slim lead, securing vital three points.