Aston Villa paid a fitting tribute to the memory of their former manager Gerard Houllier despite a goalless draw at home to Burnley. In a hugely entertaining game, Villa had an incredible 27 efforts, hitting the bar twice, while Anwar El Ghazi missed five chances on a night when they reflected on the death of Houllier on Monday at the age of 73. The Frenchman steered Villa to ninth in the Premier League in 2010-'11, his only season in charge, before resigning due to ill health.
Mikel Arteta's side breezed past Newcastle 3-0 on Monday at the Emirates Stadium and are now in the top half of the standings.
The Argentine is currently in isolation and will have to complete a negative coronavirus test before Wednesday in order to feature