Included in the 25-year-old's haul was a sensational hat-trick in the 7-2 win against Liverpool and a double at Arsenal, but his purple patch was followed by a frustrating two-and-a-half-month period without a goal. “All goalscorers and centre-forwards will tell you they're not that worried (about not scoring), but really they just want to score goals and Ollie is the same,” Smith said ahead of Villa's trip to Burnley on Wednesday evening. Villa snapped a three-match losing run to put more pressure on Newcastle head coach Steve Bruce, but they travel to Turf Moor to face opponents high on confidence after bringing Liverpool's long unbeaten home run to an end.
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....