Aston Villa keeps premier league hope alive
Aston Villa keeps premier league hope alive after defeating Arsenal at the villa park by 1-0
Aston Villa who took the lead in the fierce encounter in the 27th minute when Trézéguet calmly executed a fine fine finish.
Dean Smith men went into the match as under dog knowing fully well that a defeat to arsenal will dent their hope of securing a spot in the premier league next season.
Villa who suffered an injury problem in the first half when El mohamady appeared to have injured his hamstring after chasing a ball in the villa half.
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The win means Aston Villa are out of the relegation zone for the first time since the coronavirus outbreak.
Dean Smith men further put the race for for premier league survival into the last match day where a win will guarantee Aston Villa a place in the premier league next season if fellow premier league strugglers Watford loses their next match.
On the other hand Arsenal automatically lost the fight for Europa league spot in the table with a game to go .
Arsenal only hope of making it to the Europa league is by defeating Chelsea at the Fa cup final at wembly.
Arteta’s men who fail to capitalize on their chances against Aston Villa has a very big mountain to climb in securing Europa league spot .
Before the match Aston Villa gaffer Dean Smith admitted that his boys really needs to win against Arsenal to boost their chances while Mikel arteta acknowledge the fact that Villa Park is always a strong hold to visit.
As all eyes await to see if Aston Villa will still be in the premier league next season Dean Smith and his boys need to hit the gym and work on their statics , hoping that fellow strugglers Watford loses