Brendan Rodgers hopes Leicester can kick on from a confidence-boosting 4-0 thrashing of Aston Villa at the King Power Stadium, thanks to doubles from Harvey Barnes.
Jack Grealish shone on his comeback from injury for Aston Villa as Newcastle manager Steve Bruce’s return to his former club ended in a dreadful 2-0 Premier League defeat on Monday.
Liverpool’s youngest ever team suffered a harsh lesson on Tuesday as Aston Villa ran out 5-0 winners to reach the League Cup semi-finals, with Jonathan Kodjia scoring twice.
Trezeguet struck deep into stoppage time to send Aston Villa into their first League Cup final for a decade with a 2-1 win over Leicester on Tuesday to progress 3-2 on aggregate.
Coronavirus restrictions mean the drama is being played out with no fans in the stands but football-starved supporters will be able to feast on 92 televised games crammed into less than six weeks.
Aston Villa coach Dean Smith has lavished praise on “coveted” loan signing Ross Barkley after the England midfielder lashed in the winner against Leicester on Sunday to preserve the club’s perfect start to the Premier League season.
Five games into a Premier League season full of goals and drama, each of the traditional ‘big six’ have dropped at least five points, and the title race is wide open. Unbeaten Everton and Aston Villa are the surprise pace-setters
Liverpool face Premier League pacesetters Everton this weekend determined to prove their 7-2 drubbing by Aston Villa was just a bizarre blip while misfiring Manchester United could slip into the relegation zone.
Manchester United’s game against Liverpool will be played on May 13 after being postponed because of protests by home fans at Old Trafford on Sunday. It means United will play three Premier League games in five days. They face Aston Villa away on Sunday
Manchester United manager Ole Gunnar Solskjaer praised his team’s ‘resilience’ after they put Manchester City’s Premier League title celebrations on hold by coming from behind to win 3-1 away to Aston Villa on Sunday. Defeat for United in the first of a run of