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Aston Villa

Report | August 6

AFC Bournemouth

2 - 0

Aston Villa

Jefferson Lerma 2
Kieffer Moore 80

Bournemouth beat Villa in shock result.

Jefferson Lerma opened the score for Bournemouth in the 2nd minute. Bournemouth's Kieffer Moore added another in the 80th minute, and there was nothing between the teams for the remainder, resulting in a 2-0 win.

The Overview

  • Without seeing a lot of the ball (34% possession), the Cherries managed to muster seven shots.
  • Going forward the Villans looked dangerous, amassing 15 shots in total.
  • The scoreline could have been more impressive if the Cherries had their shooting boots on, with their shot accuracy down at 43%.
  • The referee issued numerous cards in what was a bad-tempered affair, with Bournemouth receiving three bookings and Villa three.

The Details

Marcus Tavernier posed a threat out wide all game, registering 8 crosses, while Philip Billing put on a show, intercepting the ball 5 times. The Villans moved the ball about nicely despite their loss, completing 271 more passes than their opponents.

Bournemouth kick things off with a win. Meanwhile, Villa will look to bounce back next match.

Top Performers

Kieffer MooreMark Travers
1 goal scoredAllowed 0 goals
Drew 4 fouls (2nd on their team)Saved 2 shots

Both squads play next on Saturday, August 13th. It doesn't get any easier for Bournemouth; they play Man City, while Villa meet Everton at Villa Park. Can the Cherries find another win? Will the Villans improve and pick up points?

Looking for more results and stats? Check out older Aston Villa match reports here.