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Smith explains why he left Bolasie out of Villa squad at Norwich Dean Smith explains why Yannick Bolasie wasn't involved at Norwich City on Tuesday night.

ANALYSIS: Watch Michael Bailey’s video verdict as Norwich City repeat their trick against Aston Villa Norwich City correspondent Michael Bailey delivers his video verdict and analysis, as the Canaries produce a second successive comeback win – this time to burst Dean Smith’s Aston Villa bubble.

Aston Villa: Dean Smith already proving to be a critical thinker Dean Smith's first two matches at Aston Villa have provided a lot to ponder over. He's proving to be a critical thinker in post-game interviews.

Jordan Rhodes double punishes Aston Villa Two second-half goals from Jordan Rhodes inflicted a first defeat upon Dean Smith in his second match as Steve Bruce's successor at Aston Villa. Bruce, sacked earlier this month, had tried to buy Rhodes in January last year but had to make do with a cheaper alternative.

Daniel Farke hails headline-grabber Jordan Rhodes but admits thoughts with the injured Louis Thompson after 2-1 Aston Villa win Jordan Rhodes deserved top billing for Daniel Farke after his match-winning brace on Tuesday night in Norwich City’s 2-1 Championship win over Aston Villa.

Aston Villa 1-0 Swansea City-Aperfect day to remember Sir Doug Ellis Well there is a lot to talk about over this as I will talk about the game, our new manager Dean Smith and remembering Sir Doug Ellis so let's get cracking with the game. Starting with the lineup and it was a brilliant starting 11, I know some idiots saying it's like a Bruce team etc and it wasn't and you really want to know why?

Gary Gardner's 'fantastic' transition from Aston Villa to Blues Midfielder opened his BCFC account against Reading.

Norwich 2-1 Aston Villa: Two goals from Jordan Rhodes sink Villa JON WEST AT CARROW ROAD: Jordan Rhodes struck two second half goals for Norwich to inflict a first defeat upon new Villa manager Dean Smith.

Smith demands this of his players after losing first Villa game The AVFC head coach was speaking after defeat at Norwich City.

Haven’t felt such a buzz around Carrow Road for a while’ – City fans thrilled by victory over Villa Something’s stirring at Carrow Road, Canaries fans.

Norwich 2 Aston Villa 1 - Report and pictures In-form Norwich recovered from an early deficit to beat Aston Villa 2-1 at Carrow Road and leaving Dean Smith's side 16th in the Sky Bet Championship table.

Jordan Rhodes double helps Norwich come from behind to down Aston Villa Jordan Rhodes double helps Norwich come from behind to down Aston… Jordan Rhodes double helps Norwich come from behind to down Aston Villa. Jordan Rhodes double helps Norwich come from behind to down Aston… Jordan Rhodes double helps Norwich come from behind to down Aston Villa.

Result: Jordan Rhodes double helps Norwich come from behind to down Aston Villa Villa boss Dean Smith could not build on Saturday’s victory in his first match in charge of the club.

Aston Villa 1-2 Norwich: Villa Give up Early Lead Immediately after the Norwich goal, they seemed to have all sorts of confidence as Villa can't even get out of their own end in possession for the next five or so minutes. Every attack seemed to end in a set-piece one way or another for both sides, with some more decent chances coming from those.

Player ratings: Tuanzebe shines as Rhodes downs Aston Villa Gregg Evans hands out the marks out of 10 for the AVFC players from Carrow Road.

Norwich v Villa Wasn't Great But Smith Doesn't Have A Magic Wand - Time For The Predictable Meltdown Isn't It Aston Villa went into Tuesday evening's Championship game against Norwich City looking to make it two from two under new head coach Dean Smith.

Norwich City 2 Aston Villa 1: Rhodes at the double as Canaries storm back in Championship thriller - Aston Villa: Nyland, Taylor, Tuanzebe, Chester, Whelan, Grealish, Hourihane, Abraham, Hutton, Elmohamady, Adomah. Subs : Bunn, Lansbury, Jedinak, Bjarnason. - Booking: Taylor. - Goal: Chester. - Time added on: 1 minute / 5 minutes. - Referee: Simon Hooper.

Norwich City 2 - 1 Aston Villa: Lack of Energy Shows Aston Villa looked like their flame was snuffed out relatively early into the second half, and paid the price as Norwich came from behind to win.

Aston Villa man Gabby Agbonlahor will move to Scotland only on one condition At the start of the decade, Gabby Agbonlahor was touted as the next best big striker for England but his form took a sudden dip and….

Norwich vs Aston Villa LIVE SCORE: Latest updates and action from the Championship clash The Canaries welcome Villa to Carrow Road as they aim to keep pressure on the top of the table with another win following Saturday's victory over Nottingham Forest.

'Very interesting', 'Bruce is that you?' - 7 things Aston Villa fans had to say about Smith's latest decision Dean Smith is gearing up for his second game in charge of Aston Villa as they travel to take on Norwich City in what will be a tough encounter. A Tammy Abraham goal ensured that Smith got off to the perfect start in charge of his boyhood club, but the former Brentford boss has made changes to the XI that started the win over Swansea.

2 Aston Villa transfer developments that Smith will be praying don't happen in January Dean Smith got off to the perfect start as Aston Villa manager with a convincing 1-0 win over Swansea City at the weekend. Tammy Abraham's early header proved enough to earn Villa all three points, however on another day, the Chelsea loanee could have easily netted a hat-trick.

STARTING XIs: Tettey and Hernandez drop out as City make two changes for Villa clash Norwich City have made two changes for this evening’s Championship clash with Aston Villa at Carrow Road, with defensive midfielder Alex Tettey not in the squad at all.

Confirmed Norwich City v Aston Villa line-ups: Smith makes two changes, Bruce misfits on bench Aston Villa travel to take on Norwich City in the Championship this evening. Norwich City starting line-up: Krul; Aarons, Klose, Zimmermann, Lewis; Trybull, Leitner; Buendia, Stiepermann, Cantwell;. Norwich City substitutes: McGovern, Godfrey, Vrancic, Passlack, Hernandez, Srbeny, Thompson.

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