It’s all well and good playing well when you need a win to avoid relegation, but sometimes having a massive dollop of luck is useful too.
Aston Villa took a huge step towards safety with a win over Arsenal tonight, but things could’ve been different if this moment worked out slightly differently:
When luck is on your side… ?
Aston Villa are closing in on a *huge* victory which will take them out of the bottom three
— Sky Sports Premier League (@SkySportsPL) July 21, 2020
It’s proper heart in mouth stuff for the Villa fans as you can’t tell if it’s going in once it hits the post, and Pepe Reina does his best to fumble it over the line too.
This result takes them out of the bottom three, and a win next week should be enough to keep them up.