Konsa gives Aston Villa the victory against a depleted Sheffield United

Does not want the Aston Villa pass the hardships of last season, when he managed to stay on the last day Jack grealish through. The set led by Dean smith started this Monday his career in the Premier League 2020/21 with a win against a Sheffield United (1-0) that after being one of the great revelations of the past year (despite deflating at the end) has started the present with two defeats and still without scoring. The only goal of the match was achieved Ezri Konsa, already in the second half, but the duel was marked by the controversial expulsion he suffered in the 12th minute. John egan, defender of Sheffield United.

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More than 80 million euros has invested this summer the Aston Villa with the aim of not being in the fight for permanence like last season. This is how they have come to Villa Park, among others, the goalkeeper Emiliano Martinez, who played a fundamental role in the triumph of his team against the Sheffield.

After a few minutes of scoring, in the 12th minute came one of the plays that marked the game. Long ball looking for speed Watkins in the villain attack and he struggles with Egan. In it, the center-back exceeds and the referee determines that the action is worthy of a red card by frustrating a clear chance to score. The VAR reviewed it, but the expulsion lasted.

From there, the favoritism of the Aston Villa was accentuated. But Sheffield Unitedalmost magically, he had an opportunity to change his destiny. It was in the 33rd minute, when he had a throw from eleven meters by penalty of Targett on Basham. Ran it Lundstram, but Emi Martinez, which in recent months is agreeing with those who insisted that the Arsenal was wrong to let him go to Aston Villa, guessed his intentions to keep the 0-0 in the light.

Already in the second half, and when the swing of the clock hands threatened to make the Aston Villa, the goal arrived that calmed the spirits. It was in '63, when Ezri Konsa, at the far post, headed into the net a ball combed by Mings in the first at the exit of a corner. Interestingly, minutes before Konsa He was about to be replaced by physical ailments that finally subsided.

With advantage in the scoreboard and numerical superiority in terms of troops, the Aston Villa stepped back to ensure that none of the three points flew from Villa Park. And he successfully accomplished his goal. This Aston Villa start the Premier winning. He Sheffield UnitedFor his part, he has forgotten how to do that.