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BIRMINGHAM, ENGLAND - AUGUST 28: Ezri Konsa of Aston Villa after the Premier League match between Aston Villa and West Ham United at Villa Park on August 28, 2022 in Birmingham, United Kingdom. (Photo by Visionhaus/Getty Images)

Aston Villa 0-1 West Ham

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Aston Villa overrun by Crystal Palace in 3-1 loss

Aston Villa hold off Everton for first win of 2022/23

Aston Villa abysmal in 2-0 season-opening loss to Bournemouth

BIRMINGHAM, ENGLAND - MAY 19: Calum Chambers of Aston Villa during the Premier League match between Aston Villa and Burnley at Villa Park on May 19, 2022 in Birmingham, England. (Photo by Marc Atkins/Getty Images)

Consecutive 1-1 draws see Aston Villa in 14th place

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BURNLEY, ENGLAND - MAY 07: Ollie Watkins of Aston Villa celebrates scoring their team's third goal during the Premier League match between Burnley and Aston Villa at Turf Moor on May 7, 2022 in Burnley, United Kingdom. (Photo by Joe Prior/Visionhaus via Getty Images)

Aston Villa beat Burnley for second-straight win

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BIRMINGHAM, ENGLAND - APRIL 30: Ollie Watkins of Aston Villa celebrates after scoring a goal to make it 1-0 with Danny Ings during the Premier League match between Aston Villa and Norwich City at Villa Park on April 30, 2022 in Birmingham, United Kingdom. (Photo by James Williamson - AMA/Getty Images)

Aston Villa back on track with win over Norwich

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BIRMINGHAM, ENGLAND - APRIL 09: Tyrone Mings of Aston Villa battles for possession with Harry Kane of Tottenham Hotspur during the Premier League match between Aston Villa and Tottenham Hotspur at Villa Park on April 09, 2022 in Birmingham, England. (Photo by James Gill - Danehouse/Getty Images)

Spurs send Aston Villa to fourth-straight loss

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WOLVERHAMPTON, ENGLAND - APRIL 02: Ollie Watkins of Aston Villa scores their side's first goal from a penalty during the Premier League match between Wolverhampton Wanderers and Aston Villa at Molineux on April 02, 2022 in Wolverhampton, England. (Photo by Richard Heathcote/Getty Images)

Ollie Watkins’ penalty Aston Villa’s only consolation in loss to Wolves

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BIRMINGHAM, ENGLAND - MARCH 19: John McGinn of Aston Villa during the Premier League match between Aston Villa and Arsenal at Villa Park on March 19, 2022 in Birmingham, United Kingdom. (Photo by James Williamson - AMA/Getty Images)

International break a welcome sight for Aston Villa after Arsenal defeat

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Aston Villa's English head coach Steven Gerrard watches his players from the touchline during the English Premier League football match between West Ham and Aston Villa at the London Stadium, in London on March 13, 2022. - - RESTRICTED TO EDITORIAL USE. No use with unauthorized audio, video, data, fixture lists, club/league logos or 'live' services. Online in-match use limited to 120 images. An additional 40 images may be used in extra time. No video emulation. Social media in-match use limited to 120 images. An additional 40 images may be used in extra time. No use in betting publications, games or single club/league/player publications. (Photo by Ian Kington / AFP) / RESTRICTED TO EDITORIAL USE. No use with unauthorized audio, video, data, fixture lists, club/league logos or 'live' services. Online in-match use limited to 120 images. An additional 40 images may be used in extra time. No video emulation. Social media in-match use limited to 120 images. An additional 40 images may be used in extra time. No use in betting publications, games or single club/league/player publications. / RESTRICTED TO EDITORIAL USE. No use with unauthorized audio, video, data, fixture lists, club/league logos or 'live' services. Online in-match use limited to 120 images. An additional 40 images may be used in extra time. No video emulation. Social media in-match use limited to 120 images. An additional 40 images may be used in extra time. No use in betting publications, games or single club/league/player publications. (Photo by IAN KINGTON/AFP via Getty Images)

Mixed results last week show Aston Villa are still off the mark

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BRIGHTON, ENGLAND - FEBRUARY 26: Ollie Watkins of Aston Villa celebrates after scoring their team's second goal during the Premier League match between Brighton & Hove Albion and Aston Villa at American Express Community Stadium on February 26, 2022 in Brighton, England. (Photo by Charlie Crowhurst/Getty Images)

Aston Villa’s 2-0 win at Brighton can prove crucial

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BIRMINGHAM, ENGLAND - FEBRUARY 19: Steven Gerrard the manager / head coach of Aston Villa during the Premier League match between Aston Villa and Watford at Villa Park on February 19, 2022 in Birmingham, United Kingdom. (Photo by James Williamson - AMA/Getty Images)

Aston Villa in crisis after Watford defeat

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NEWCASTLE UPON TYNE, ENGLAND - FEBRUARY 13: Douglas Luiz of Aston Villa during the Premier League match between Newcastle United and Aston Villa at St. James Park on February 13, 2022 in Newcastle upon Tyne, United Kingdom. (Photo by Robbie Jay Barratt - AMA/Getty Images)

Aston Villa’s loss at Newcastle raises major concerns

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BIRMINGHAM, ENGLAND - JANUARY 15: Philippe Coutinho of Aston Villa celebrates scoring their 2nd goal during the Premier League match between Aston Villa and Manchester United at Villa Park on January 15, 2022 in Birmingham, England. (Photo by Marc Atkins/Getty Images)

Ranking Aston Villa’s January Transfer Window Deals From Best To Worst

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LIVERPOOL, ENGLAND - JANUARY 22: Emi Buendia of Aston Villa celebrates after scoring his sides first goal during the Premier League match between Everton and Aston Villa at Goodison Park on January 22, 2022 in Liverpool, England. (Photo by James Gill - Danehouse/Getty Images)

Watch: Emi Buendia’s goal pushes Aston Villa past Everton

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BIRMINGHAM, ENGLAND - JANUARY 15: Philippe Coutinho of Aston Villa during the Premier League match between Aston Villa and Manchester United at Villa Park on January 15, 2022 in Birmingham, England. (Photo by Marc Atkins/Getty Images)

Philippe Coutinho rescues point for Aston Villa in debut

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BIRMINGHAM, ENGLAND - NOVEMBER 20: Steven Gerrard, Manager of Aston Villa reacts after their sides victory in the Premier League match between Aston Villa and Brighton & Hove Albion at Villa Park on November 20, 2021 in Birmingham, England. (Photo by Ryan Pierse/Getty Images)

How Philippe Coutinho and Lucas Digne can fit into Aston Villa’s tactics

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BRENTFORD, ENGLAND - JANUARY 02: Danny Ings of Aston Villa during the Premier League match between Brentford and Aston Villa at Brentford Community Stadium on January 2, 2022 in Brentford, England. (Photo by Ben Peters/MB Media/Getty Images)

What went wrong for Aston Villa at Brentford?

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BIRMINGHAM, ENGLAND - DECEMBER 26: Matty Cash of Aston Villa during the Premier League match between Aston Villa and Chelsea at Villa Park on December 26, 2021 in Birmingham, England. (Photo by Catherine Ivill/Getty Images)

Gerrard-less Aston Villa fall to Chelsea

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NORWICH, ENGLAND - DECEMBER 14: Jacob Ramsey of Aston Villa celebrates after scoring their side's first goal during the Premier League match between Norwich City and Aston Villa at Carrow Road on December 14, 2021 in Norwich, England. (Photo by Justin Setterfield/Getty Images)

Jacob Ramsey stars in Aston Villa’s win at Norwich City

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BIRMINGHAM, ENGLAND - DECEMBER 05: Ezri Konsa of Aston Villa scores his sides equalising goal during the Premier League match between Aston Villa and Leicester City at Villa Park on December 05, 2021 in Birmingham, England. (Photo by Michael Steele/Getty Images)

Ezri Konsa plays hero as Aston Villa topple Leicester, 2-1

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BIRMINGHAM, ENGLAND - DECEMBER 01: Riyad Mahrez of Manchester City is challenged by Douglas Luiz of Aston Villa during the Premier League match between Aston Villa and Manchester City at Villa Park on December 01, 2021 in Birmingham, England. (Photo by Shaun Botterill/Getty Images)

Positives in Aston Villa’s loss to Man City

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LONDON, ENGLAND - NOVEMBER 27: Marvelous Nakamba of Aston Villa celebrates his teams second goal during the Premier League match between Crystal Palace and Aston Villa at Selhurst Park on November 27, 2021 in London, England. (Photo by Chloe Knott - Danehouse/Getty Images)

Aston Villa win second straight under Steven Gerrard

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BIRMINGHAM, ENGLAND - NOVEMBER 20: Aston Villa manager Steven Gerrard and Tyrone Mings of Aston Villa during the Premier League match between Aston Villa and Brighton & Hove Albion at Villa Park on November 20, 2021 in Birmingham, England. (Photo by Joe Prior/Visionhaus)

3 takeaways from Aston Villa’s victory over Brighton

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SOUTHAMPTON, ENGLAND - NOVEMBER 05: Matt Targett of Aston Villa during the Premier League match between Southampton and Aston Villa at St Mary's Stadium on November 05, 2021 in Southampton, England. (Photo by Robin Jones/Getty Images)

Match Preview: Aston Villa host Brighton for Steven Gerrard’s debut

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BIRMINGHAM, ENGLAND - OCTOBER 31: Marvelous Nakamba of Aston Villa during the Premier League match between Aston Villa and West Ham United at Villa Park on October 31, 2021 in Birmingham, England. (Photo by Visionhaus/Getty Images)

Aston Villa injury woes ahead of crucial Southampton clash

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LONDON, ENGLAND - OCTOBER 22: Dean Smith, Manager of Aston Villa looks on during the Premier League match between Arsenal and Aston Villa at Emirates Stadium on October 22, 2021 in London, England. (Photo by James Chance/Getty Images)

Dean Smith in hot seat after Aston Villa lose fourth straight

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