Aston Villa

12th Championship | 16-15-13
  • Goals For
    20th
    46 GF
  • Assists
    17th
    33 GA
  • Shots
    15th
    369 Shots
  • Saves
    22nd
    98 SAV
  • NBC Sports

    Premier League Preview: Chelsea vs. Southampton

    Chelsea aims to stack some wins following a momentum-restoring weekend win when Southampton visits Stamford Bridge on Tuesday (Watch live at 2:45 p.m. ET on NBCSN and online via NBCSports.com). The Blues have lost two of four inside the Premier League — home to Crystal Palace and at Manchester United — but beat Spurs 4-2 in a thrilling FA Cup semifinal this weekend, extending their season to a May 27 final against Arsenal. Saints are coming off their first loss in four outings, a 3-0 home beatdown at the hands of Manchester City.

  • El Clasico: Messi scores 499, 500; Barca, Madrid level on points
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    El Clasico: Messi scores 499, 500; Barca, Madrid level on points

    After 31 (and 32, respectively) games played, three points were all that separated Real Madrid and Barcelona at the top of the table in La Liga. After another 90 scintillating, pulsating, thrilling, plot-twisting minutes of El Clasico on Sunday, there’s not a single thing to separate the two sides (other than Barca’s current tiebreaker on head-to-head meetings, and Madrid’s game in hand). This time, it was Lionel Messi who outshone Cristiano Ronaldo in the meeting of the world’s brightest stars, the former scoring twice and reaching the 500-goal mark in his Barcelona career (all competitions). Casemiro opened the scoring with a tap-in into an empty net in the 28th minute. Marcelo floated a ball

  • MLS Snapshot: Larin outduels Villa in Orlando’s win over NYCFC
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    MLS Snapshot: Larin outduels Villa in Orlando’s win over NYCFC

    The game in 100 words (or less): I’ve been saying it since the preseason: Cyle Larin is going to Europe, and it wont be long before MLS’s best young striker since… ever(?) makes the jump across the Atlantic Ocean. Canada’s greatest-ever hope for international soccer relevance bagged a brace (31st and 51st minutes) on Sunday, bringing his 2017 season total to six goals (37 for his career, which is just over two full seasons old), as Orlando City SC narrowly edged New York City FC, 2-1 at Yankee Stadium. He’s also scored nine goals in seven career games against NYCFC. Larin wasn’t the only star striker on display, and the scoresheet, though, as David Villa provided NYCFC’s lone goal of the game