But instead Arsenal find themselves in midtable having lost more games than they've won this term. The Gunners ambitions have been hampered by defensive errors and their disciplinary record, which is the worst in the league. And Arteta concedes that the top sides don't make such errors and bemoaned his team's response at Villa Park.
Everton's latest early-season charge up the table gets a Villa Park test from an Aston Villa side whose only win this season came against wobbly Newcastle.
Former Premier League midfielder Carlton Palmer has told Football FanCast that Aston Villa’s 3-0 loss to Chelsea is not the game to analyse Ollie Watkins and Danny Ings’ strike partnership....