Aston Villa’s seven-match league winning streak came screeching to a halt. The club faltered at Craven Cottage, losing 2-0 to Fulham.
All good things must come to an end.
For an Aston Villa team, lacking their two best attacking players away from home, it occurred Saturday. Fulham’s brace in the second-half, courtesy of Ryan Sessegnon and Floyd Ayite, gave the Londoners all three points.
Fulham dominated possession to the tune of 63%.
For the time being, Villa drop into third-place in league standings – just two points behind Cardiff City, who defeated ‘Boro 1-0. Without further ado, our match grades:
All data provided by WhoScored match center. Villa have a quick turnaround with a match against Preston North End on Tuesday, before Sheffield Wednesday on Saturday. The club could really do with Albert Adomah and Jack Grealish back from injury.