Aston Villa

Aston Villa

4th in English Premier League
Martínez's shootout heroics take Villa to Conference League SF Martínez's shootout heroics take Villa to Conference League SF

World Cup winner Emiliano Martínez produced more shootout heroics against French opposition, saving twice to help Aston Villa beat Lille 4-3 on penalties to reach the Europa Conference League semifinals in France on Thursday.

Arsenal's title hopes slip courtesy of Villa's late strikes Arsenal's title hopes slip courtesy of Villa's late strikes

Two goals in the final ten minutes of regulation see Aston Villa claim a 2-0 win over Arsenal.

Nicol: Man City are now favourites to win the Premier League Nicol: Man City are now favourites to win the Premier League

ESPN FC's Steve Nicol says Arsenal handed a huge advantage to title rivals Manchester City after their crushing defeat at home to Aston Villa.

Arsenal's title bid stalled as Champions League offers redemption Arsenal's title bid stalled as Champions League offers redemption

Arsenal's failure to go top of the Premier League table hands the advantage to Manchester City, but all is not lost for Mikel Arteta and his Gunners.

Arsenal stutter in title race after 2-0 loss to Villa Arsenal stutter in title race after 2-0 loss to Villa

Arsenal were stunned by two late Aston Villa goals as they lost 2-0 at home on Sunday to hand the initiative in the Premier League title race to defending champions Manchester City.

Brentford come back from 2-0 down to earn 3-3 draw with Villa Brentford come back from 2-0 down to earn 3-3 draw with Villa

Aston Villa were dealt a body blow in their battle with Tottenham for fourth spot as they drew 3-3 with Brentford at Villa Park on Saturday.

Premier League reranked: Arsenal improve, Man Utd get worse Premier League reranked: Arsenal improve, Man Utd get worse

Arsenal have found another level in recent months while this might be the worst Man United team in Premier League history. Bill Connelly and Ryan O'Hanlon explore.

Can Phil Foden and Kevin De Bruyne both start together in centre midfield? Can Phil Foden and Kevin De Bruyne both start together in centre midfield?

Julien Laurens believes Man City will struggle to play both Phil Foden and Kevin De Bruyne in centre midfield.

Foden, Rodri prove Man City's depth is crucial in title race Foden, Rodri prove Man City's depth is crucial in title race

Even without Erling Haaland and Kevin De Bryune, Manchester City were able to rely on Phil Foden and Rodri to defeat Aston Villa and continue well into the Premier League title race.

ESPN FC crew heap praise on 'special' Phil Foden after hat trick ESPN FC crew heap praise on 'special' Phil Foden after hat trick

The "ESPN FC" crew laud the performance of Phil Foden after he scored a hat trick in Manchester City's 4-1 win over Aston Villa.

Premier League Standings

# TEAM GP GD PTS
1 Manchester City 32 +44 73
2 Arsenal 32 +49 71
3 Liverpool 32 +41 71
4 Aston Villa 33 +19 63
5 Tottenham Hotspur 32 +16 60
6 Newcastle United 32 +17 50
7 Manchester United 32 -1 50
8 West Ham United 33 -6 48
9 Chelsea 31 +9 47
10 Brighton & Hove A.. 32 +2 44
11 Wolverhampton Wan.. 32 -5 43
12 Fulham 33 -2 42
13 AFC Bournemouth 32 -10 42
14 Crystal Palace 32 -17 33
15 Brentford 33 -11 32
16 Everton 32 -16 27
17 Nottingham Forest 33 -16 26
18 Luton Town 33 -24 25
19 Burnley 33 -35 20
20 Sheffield United 32 -54 16
Full Standings

Team Leaders

Top Scorers

# Player Goals M A
11 Ollie Watkins 19 32 11
6 Douglas Luiz 9 31 5
31 Leon Bailey 9 31 8

Top Assists

# Player Assists M G
11 Ollie Watkins 11 32 19
31 Leon Bailey 8 31 9
19 Moussa Diaby 7 33 5