What a thrilling match it was! Aston Villa vs Leicester City. Villa’s win over Leicester with a score 2-1 at the Premier league 2021. Enjoy the match highlights!
Aston Villa defeated Leicester City 2-1 at Villa Park, with Steven Gerrard triumphing over his former Liverpool manager Brendan Rodgers. Let’s look at the quick Aston Villa vs Leicester City highlights 2021 by W88 Malaysia.
Aston Villa vs Leicester City Premier League 2021: Score(2-1)
Aston Villa defeated Leicester City 2-1 at Villa Park on Sunday afternoon December 5, 2021. The Foxes got off to a terrific start, with Harvey Barnes putting them ahead early.
Villa won thanks to Ezri Konsa for 2 goals from corners, one in each half, as the City defence once again failed to defend set-pieces.
Aston Villa vs Leicester City highlights 2021
After some poor Villa defending, Leicester took the lead in the 14th minute.
Patson Daka, who was making his first league start for the Foxes, beat Marvellous Nakamba and Matty Cash in midfield twice and teed up Barnes, who took a touch before slipping the ball through Konsa’s knees and into the corner of the net.
Leicester led for only 170 seconds before Villa equalized. Leicester claimed an offside after Konsa got the tiniest touch on Emilianio Buendia’s grounded header, prompting a VAR call.
Douglas Luiz’s free-kick was partially headed away by Jonny Evans before being nodded back into the danger area by Cash.
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Then there was the VAR debate. When Cash leaped above Luke Thomas to head back Douglas Luiz’s cross, Ramsey turned the ball home after Schmeichel got a hand to the ball.
However, replays revealed Schmeichel had a hand on the ball on the ground, deeming it under control and ruling it out, prompting referee Michael Oliver to consult the pitchside monitor.
When Konsa scored again in the 54th minute, Schmeichel appeared to be at fault.
From John McGinn’s corner, the center defender held off Caglar Soyuncu to get in a header and past Schmeichel at his near post.
Maddison’s shot was inches wide, but Villa was now in command. After John McGinn let Ollie Watkins through, Schmeichel extended a crucial hand to deny him.
Gerrard has now led Villa to 3 victories in his first 4 games in command at Villa Park, putting an end to Rodgers’ unblemished record at the site and Leicester slip to 11th position.
Aston Villa vs Leicester city goals 2021
- Aston Villa – 2
- Leicester City – 1
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Man of the match – Ezri Konsa
Aston Villa fought back from a goal down to beat Leicester City 2-1 on Sunday, moving up to 10th place in the Premier League rankings after a tense game. Defender Ezri Konsa scored twice.
In the 14th minute, Harvey Barnes slipped the ball through Konsa’s knees to open the score, but three minutes later, Konsa got the final touch on Emiliano Buendia’s goal-bound header to draw his side level.
Aston Villa vs Leicester city lineups
Aston Villa – Emiliano Martinez (8), Matty Cash (7), Erzi Konsa (8), Tyrone Mings (6), Ashley Young (7), Douglas Luiz (7), Marvelous Nakamba (7), Emiliano Buendia (8), John McGinn (8), Jacob Ramsey (7), Ollie Watkins (7).
Subs – Morgan Sanson, Carney Chukwuemeka, Axel Tuanzebe.
Leicester city – Kasper Schmeichel (6), Timothy Castagne (6), Johny Evans (6), Caglar Soyuncu (5), Luke Thomas (6), Wilfred Ndidi (6), Dewsbury-Hall (6), Harvey Barnes (7), James Maddison (7), Ademola Lookman (5), Patson Daka (7).
Subs – Jamie Vardy, Ayoze Perez.
Aston Villa vs Leicester City (2 – 1) highlights video 2021