Aston Villa continued their resurgence underneath Unai Emery by coming from behind to beat Brighton on the AMEX on Sunday afternoon thanks to 2 strikes from Danny Ings.
Alexis Mac Allister had put the Seagulls forward 49 seconds into the competition by profitable possession excessive up the pitch and cooly ending, however a rash problem from Lewis Dunk allowed Ings to transform from the penalty spot earlier than the previous Southampton striker hit the winner from shut vary within the second half.
The victory takes Villa as much as twelfth within the Premier League, whereas Brighton drop to seventh.
The Villans have travelled horribly to date this season and made one other stunning begin on the street as they fell behind within the opening minute. Mac Allister caught out Douglas Luiz on the sting of the guests’ field and lashed his effort previous his fellow Argentina World Cup squad member Emiliano Martinez for the opener.
Villa quickly grew into the sport after some opening dominance from Brighton, with Pervis Estupinan clearing simply earlier than an Ings cross might put the hosts in any hazard. They have been stage moments later, nevertheless, aided by a poor problem from Dunk.
The centre again slid in on John McGinn who beat him to the ball and had his legs swept away. Whereas Robert Sanchez received a hand to the penalty, Ings’ central strike was too highly effective and beat the Spaniard to convey VIlla stage.
Brighton regarded the extra harmful facet at 1-1, with Pascal Gross virtually scoring straight from a nook however seeing it batted away by Martinez, although Villa’s direct passing induced some issues within the Seagulls’ defence.
That direct play noticed Villa go 2-1 forward. Moments after Emiliano Buendia struck the publish with a flying header, Luiz pinched the ball off Mac Allister in related trend to Brighton’s opener and fed Ings, who sat down Dunk and fired previous Sanchez through a Levi Colwill deflection.
Villa would see out the ultimate phases – together with eight minutes of added time – within the face of Brighton stress to earn their second league win underneath Emery, leaving Roberto De Zerbi with defeat after three straight victories in all competitions.
GK: Robert Sanchez (6); RB: Pascal Gross (6), CB: Levi Colwill (7), CB: Lewis Dunk (6), LB: Pervis Estupinan (7); CM: Alexis Mac Allister (8), CM: Moises Caicedo (7); RW: Solly March (6), AM: Adam Lallana (6), LW: Leandro Trossard 6); ST: Danny Welbeck (6).
SUB: Julio Enciso (6), Deniz Undav (6), Joel Veltman (6), Tariq Lamptey (6).
GK: Emiliano Martinez (7); RB: Matty Money (7); CB: Ezri Konsa (7); CB: Tyrone Mings (7); LB: Lucas Digne (7); RM: John McGinn (7), CM: Boubacar Kamara (7), CM: Douglas Luiz (7), LM: Jacob Ramsey (6); ST: Danny Ings (9); ST: Emiliano Buendia (7).
SUB: Ashley Younger (6), Leon Bailey (6), Leander Dendoncker (6), Cameron Archer (6), Ludwig Augustinsson (6).