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Aston Villa 1-0 Yeovil Town: 3 straight wins after Carabao Cup victory Aston Villa's narrow 1-0 victory is all that will count in the end. It wasn't pretty. In fact, it was downright ugly. A classic lower league English battle ensued at Huish Park. Yeovil, punching far above their weight, with multiple absences of their own, nearly battled a rotating Villa squad into penalties.
Aston Villa: The Revolving Door of the Starting XI Projection: I wouldn't be surprised to see Moreira start against Yeovil Town, but I firmly expect that Villa stick with Nyland for the remainder of the season. Locks: James Chester and Alan Hutton. In the Mix: Axel Tuanzebe, Tommy Elphick, Mile Jedinak, Neil Taylor, Ritchie De Laet, James Bree, Mitch Clark, and Micah Richards.
Steve Bruce: Aston Villa were fortunate to avoid upset Steve Bruce conceded Villa were extremely fortunate to avoid a Carabao Cup upset at the hands of Yeovil Town.
Aston Villa’s Hourihane grabs decider and averts penalties at doughty Yeovil Conor Hourihane scored the only goal to avert penalties at Yeovil and give Aston Villa a 1-0 victory in the Carabao Cup first round.
Steve Bruce: Aston Villa got away with one against Yeovil That decision cost this football club massively, in my opinion. 'Then we had the incident where he's come on and threw two punches at Gary Warren. The linesman's in line with it and I don't know what they're watching and I don't know if they're brave enough to make these calls.
Yeovil 0-1 Aston Villa: Hourihane strike saves Steve Bruce's blushes GRAHAM THOMAS AT HUISH PARK: Conor Hourihane struck with 13 minutes to go to send a fortunate and nervy Aston Villa past a battling Yeovil.
Carabao Cup round-up: Aston Villa, Derby and Leeds through Exeter upset Ipswich on penalties but Leeds, Aston Villa and Derby are safely through to the Carabao Cup second round. At St James Park it looked like going with the form book when Ipswich's Kayden Jackson slotted in before half-time, but Paul Hurst's side were undone by a former academy graduate when Troy Brown levelled.
Carabao Cup: Yeovil 0 Aston Villa 1 - Report and pictures Aston Villa left it late to beat Yeovil as Conor Hourihane's 77th-minute strike saw them advance in the Carabao Cup.
Yeovil Town 0 - 1 Aston Villa: Villa escape Yeovil with Carabao Cup victory Aston Villa once again looked unconvincing, but again managed to find a way to get it over the line with a 1-0 win over hosts Yeovil Town in the first round of the Carabao Cup on Tuesday evening at Huish Park.
Yeovil 0 Aston Villa 1: Conor Hourihane breaks Yeovil hearts with only goal of the game Irishman Hourihane made League Two Yeovil pay for missing a penalty when he smashed home a 77th minute knock-out blow. Some magnificent wing play from substitute Jonathan Kodjia opened up the home defence and Hourihane sealed a second round spot.
Villa leave it late to beat Yeovil in Carabao Cup Hourihane's simple tap-in came as a relief for Steve Bruce after he saw the Glovers enjoy several chances and have a second-half penalty from Alex Fisher saved. Yeovil were on top for much of the first half, with Fisher twice forcing good saves out of Villa goalkeeper Andre Moreira, on loan from Atletico Madrid.
How the Villa players rated in Carabao Cup win at Yeovil Gregg Evans rates the AVFC players at Huish Park.
Aston Villa avoid potential Yeovil Town cup upset Aston Villa have escaped from their trip to Yeovil Town with a place in the second round of the EFL Cup after a testing 1-0 victory at Huish Park. The underdogs were a menace to Villa's good form and should have led at the break when they had a goal controversially disallowed.
Watch hilarious moment Yeovil Town player taunts 2,000 Aston Villa fans with Fortnite dance celebration seconds before his goal is disallowed It is thought he was imitating World Cup winner Antoine Griezmann's trademark Fortnite celebration. However, seconds later, the goal was disallowed, leaving the midfielder red-faced. You can watch the hilarious incident below. Yeovil Town also had a chance to go 1-0 up early in the second half, after they won a penatly.
Penalty Miss, Midfielder Scores Again - Interesting Night For Aston Villa In The Cup Aston Villa took to the pitch earlier this evening in the first round of the 2018/19 EFL Cup as we made the trip to Huish Park to face Yeovil Town.
Result: Aston Villa survive Yeovil Town scare to progress in EFL Cup Aston Villa have booked their place in the second round of the EFL Cup courtesy of a 1-0 victory over League Two side Yeovil Town this evening. The spirited hosts held their own against their more illustrious opponents, seeing one effort cleared off the line, a goal controversially disallowed and a penalty saved before Villa finally took the lead.
This is when the Carabao Cup second round draw takes place When does the Carabao Cup second round draw take place? All the details as Aston Villa, West Brom and Wolves wait to discover opponents.
Aston Villa set to release Micah Richards, should Rangers consider him? Rangers boss Steven Gerrard played alongside Richards for England. Aston Villa outcast Micah Richards is reportedly set to leave the Midlands club this summer after failing to feature for the Championship side since October 2016 - and Steven Gerrard should consider a move.
Live Commentary: Yeovil Town 0-0 Aston Villa Good evening and welcome to Sports Mole's live text coverage of the EFL Cup first round clash between Yeovil Town and Aston Villa at Huish Park. The hosts have made a slow start to the new League Two season with just one point from their opening two games, hinting at another year of struggle as they attempt to stay in the Football League.
Aston Villa fans arrive in Yeovil as 'overwhelming' stench hovers over Huish Park The Birmingham outfit take on Yeovil Town in the first round of the Carabao Cup, and thousands of Villa fans have made the journey down to Somerset, but the big talking point at the game is - "What's that smell?" Ruth Ovens, who works opposite the ground, said: "I had to close the windows as it is such an overwhelming smell.
The entertaining way John McGinn announced his arrival at Villa The summer signing from Hibs sang to his AVFC teammates on his first away trip.
Yeovil 0-0 Aston Villa LIVE score and goal updates from Carabao Cup match at Huish Park Good quality start with both sides offering up a couple of good chances. Aston Villa manager Steve Bruce has suggested he'll ring the changes for his side's Carabao Cup clash on Tuesday after learning from his mistakes.
The story of Aston Villa kit designer Luke Roper in his own words Luke Roper shares the tale of his AVFC allegiances and the rise of Luke1977.
Aston Villa fans react to reported loan interest in Everton's Yannick Bolasie Aston Villa reportedly want Everton's Yannick Bolasie on loan. Aston Villa fans have taken to social networking site Twitter to give their reaction to speculation linking the club with a move for Everton winger Yannick Bolasie.
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