Aston Villa player rating vs Newcastle United

Newcastle United vs Aston Villa

Aston Villa visited Newcastle at St. James’ Park for the Premier League clash as they hoped to get a good result. However, they made a poor start to the game. Meanwhile, the Villans conceded the opening goal in the 35th minute when Kieran Trippier netted a deflected shot.

Steven Gerrard’s men went into the half-time break 1-0 down on the scoreline. Villa tried to make a comeback in the second half. However, they failed to score in the final third. As a result, the contest ended 1-0 in favor of Newcastle which helped the Magpies climb up the league table further.

Let’s take a dive at how the Aston Villa players performed during the match against Newcastle United.

Aston Villa player ratings:

GK: Emiliano Martinez – 5/10- Made an excellent save during the game. However, will be disappointed to concede the first-half goal.

RB: Matty Cash – 7/10- He made some important defensive contributions and played well when getting forward down the right flank.

CB: Calum Chambers – 6/10- He made a few crucial clearances at the back. Meanwhile, he was a solid presence in the aerial threats.

CB: Tyrone Mings – 5/10- Had a decent game for his team. Made some important ball recoveries but allowed a goal in the first half.

LB: Lucas Digne – 7/10- Had a bad game defensively. However, deserves credit for creating two good chances in the final third.

CM: John McGinn – 6/10- He provided some solid performance for his team. Tried to make things happen with the ball at his feet.

CM: Douglas Luiz – 5/10- Had a decent game but got caught off at times. Produced an uninspiring display at the center of the park.

CM: Jacob Ramsey – 6/10- Helped his teammates out when needed. Made two promising runs with the ball from midfield.

RW: Emiliano Buendia – 6/10- The Argentine sensation had some good moments in the opponent’s half. However, didn’t do enough to register a goal.

ST: Ollie Watkins – 5/10- Hardly posed an attacking threat to the opponent’s defense in the final third.

LW: Philippe Coutinho – 7/10- The Brazilian playmaker caused a few problems for the Newcastle defenders. However, there was no goal for him in the game.


LW: Leon Bailey – 5/10– Hardly offered any help after coming off the bench.

ST: Danny Ings – 6.5/10– The former Liverpool striker made a few good runs with the ball.

CM: Carney Chukwuemeka – N/A– Hardly had time to make an impact.

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