Danny Ings scored twice as Aston Villa ended thir await an away win within the Premier League this season with a 2-1 victory at Brighton on Sunday. Alexis Mac Allister fired Brighton forward inside the primary minute however Villa hit again, Ings equalising with a first-half penalty earlier than his deflected strike early within the second interval did for the Seagulls, who have been denied a late penalty by VAR. Victory meant Villa, who’ve now gained each their league matches since Unai Emery changed the sacked Steven Gerrard as supervisor, moved as much as twelfth within the desk forward of the World Cup break.
“As a staff we have been wonderful at this time,” Ings informed Sky Sports activities. “Our grit and willpower acquired us over the road.
Turning to Emery’s affect, he added: “He is solely been with us a short while however we have come a good distance already. We’ll have a break now and attempt to implement as a lot as he needs to put in with us.”
Mac Allister, considered one of a number of gamers on present heading to Qatar for the World Cup, celebrated his Argentina call-up with a aim after 49 seconds in opposition to compatriot Emi Martinez.
Villa goalkeeper Martinez performed himself into hassle with a brief cross to Douglas Luiz, the Brazilian then brushed apart by Mac Allister, who fired in his fifth aim of the season.
However the Midlands membership responded nicely and have been deservedly degree within the twentieth minute.
Emi Buendia’s by way of ball allowed John McGinn to race onto with Lewis Dunk bringing down the Scotland captain inside the world.
Ings scored from the spot regardless of Robert Sanchez getting a hand to his penalty kick.
Brighton’s Pascal Gross virtually embarrassed Martinez with an inswinging supply from a nook.
The Seagulls’ Leandro Trossard discovered the online 5 minutes into the second half however his long-range strike didn’t rely after referee Chris Kavanagh had already blown for a foul on Villa’s Matty Money.
In an open sport, Buendia’s header from a Money cross then hit the put up earlier than Villa went forward within the 54th minute.
Luiz gained possession from Mac Allister exterior Brighton’s penalty aread and Ings went previous a rash Dunk deal with earlier than his effort beat Sanchez following a deflection off Colwill.
Brighton appealed for a penalty when Villa defender Lucas Digne caught house winger Solly March however, regardless of a VAR verify, no spot-kick ensued.
That added to the frustration of Brighton supervisor Roberto de Zerbi, who was booked for repeatedly protesting about Villa’s time-wasting in a match that includes eight minutes of stoppage time.
Regardless of the defeat, Brighton remained seventh however an irritated De Zerbi informed the BBC: “I feel we communicate all the time about honest play within the Premier League. I did not see (that) at this time.
“It is the work of the referee, not my work (to take care of time-wasting). My job is to coach my gamers and put together them for the sport.”
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