Report by Steven Cronin
Aston Villa’s renaissance under the advice of Martin O’Neill continued at Villa Park as the property crew place Newcastle to the sword.
New operator Randy Lerner produced his very first look in the directors’ box sat up coming to outgoing chairman Doug Ellis.
And it was smiles all round as Villa sustained their remarkable start off to the time versus Glen Roeder’s Toon.
With significant transfer exercise not anticipated till the January transfer window, O’Neill’s first assault on the Premiership will be undertaken with much the identical squad David O’Leary failed so miserably with.
The match started in explosive fashion, Luke Moore firing a lower shot into the corner of the net from the edge of the penalty place.
The young Villa striker exhibits wonderful promise and is starting up to endear himself to the Villa Park faithful.
Newcastle fought back and appreciated spells of possession, although it was Villa who doubled their lead on the 50 percent hour when Juan Pablo Angel danced his way previous Shay Provided and stroked the ball into an empty net.
The Columbian took his objective effectively and is relishing his option as major striker in the absence of Czech hit guy Milan Baros.
Newcastle started off brightly right after the break, but issues took a turn for the worse when front man star signing Martins went down clutching his knee.
Having utilized his 3 substitutes the unfortunate Roeder could only sit and watch as United played the remainder of the match with only 10 males.
The further man made life simpler for Villa and Moore practically took benefit in the ultimate minutes with a vicious strike that cannoned off the crossbar.
A happy Martin O’Neill stated right after the match “I’ve completed totally absolutely nothing at all.
“These gamers have performed it on their own and, in actuality, they preserve me heading to be perfectly honest.
“There is a excellent spirit inside of them and they want to play.”
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Steven Cronin writes the hottest English Premiership Football news, outcomes and viewpoint at http://www.sargas.co.uk/english_premiership_football