Thursday, 15 December 2011

What next for Aston Villa?

Aston Villa's deserved 2-1 win over a lacklustre Bolton at the Reebok stadium this weekend was a timely boost to Alex Mcliesh and Villa's faithfull travelling support. The Midlander's first away win of the season at the eighth attempt was built upon McLeish finally putting outside a team with balance.

For the first time in many weeks Villa looked solid at the back and dangerous on the counter attack. An inudstrious midfield pairing of Petrov and the improving Herd gave the side a platform to attack with confidence. McLeish did his side three favours by; giving his big summer tranfer puchase Charles Nzogbia license to roam, dropping Emile Heskey, and finally recalling crowd favourite and youth team graduate Marc Albrighton a long awaited run in the first team.

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