‘Big leap’: How the national media reacted to Aston Villa’s win over Bournemouth

Aston Villa impressed everyone when they beat Bournemouth 3-0 at Villa Park on Saturday afternoon.

Included in that number are the national media, who flocked to the press box to watch Unai Emery’s men outsmart the South Coast relegation contenders by three.

Three goals and an impressive display in midfield were some of the many things the media wrote and talked about. Below is a look at how they covered the game.

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He hasn’t always been appreciated by Aston Villa fans, but Douglas Luiz is coming to the fore. Signed by Dean Smith but often lost as the lone holding midfielder and not always trusted by Steven Gerrard, the Brazil international has flourished under Unai Emery and his season peaked in Saturday’s lopsided victory over a gritty but limited Bournemouth.

Since Emery’s opening match in November, Villa have shown a huge leap in form and are in the top six in terms of points won in that time, remaining on the coattails of the likes of high-flying Arsenal and the two Manchesters. equipment


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