Smith shocked with defeat

Aston Villa manager Dean Smith said that he cannot understand the defeat against Swansea in the FA Cup. His team was beaten 3-0 at home in the 3rd round of the FA Cup. He said that this is the first time since he has taken charge of the club that his players did not show any commitment and fighting spirit in order to win the game.

He believes that his players were not interested in the game and that this is a thing that he cannot understands. He said that the FA Cup is an important competition and that he would have loved to win this game. He said that it is not wrong to lose a game but it is wrong to lose it without putting on a fight. He said that having a good FA Cup run can help provide additional motivation for the team as well as the fans and that it would have been a great thing if they could have beaten Swansea.
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Aston Villa fans furious after defeat against Southampton

Aston Villa fans were angry after yet another poor performance from their team.

Indeed, Aston Villa who has already been relegated from the Premier League produce an unconvincing performance in a match where they lost 4-2.

The interim coach, Eric Black stated that he understands the Villa fans reaction as they have witnessed a miserable season for their club. He added that they have every reason to behave like this and that he does not want to tell them what to do.

Even the Southampton manager, Ronald Koeman felt sorry for the Aston Villa players and said that he has never witnessed such an atmosphere when playing away. Indeed, the fans did not come at the stadium to support their team but rather to vent their anger.

Each time a Villa player had the ball they were booed by their own supporters. It was tough for the players to perform in these conditions but this is what happened when you play poorly for a whole season. Only Ashley Westwood, Jordan Ayew, and Alan Hutton was cheered by the fans as they recognized these players were giving everything they have for the club. Continue reading Aston Villa fans furious after defeat against Southampton

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