May 6, 2013

Aston Villa Review: Episode 41 - relegation six-pointer

Aston Villa are learning a little bit about the concept of the relegation six-pointer this season, but Paul Lambert's team redefined the phrase's meaning with a stellar week. A stunning 6-1 demolition of Sunderland dragged the Black Cats into the supposed two-horse relegation battle and even took Villa above Newcastle United. A win at Norwich City ignited chaos.

Chris and Steve saw the action at close quarters and report back in this week's show. We assess the two victories, the performances that earned them and what they mean for Villa. The team are now on 40 points but the debate continues as to whether that will be enough to avoid the drop. Other teams will define that but Villa still have their own job to do. In the new AVR we look ahead to the Chelsea fixture that could confirm safety.

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