The Premier League set a new record for the highest number of goals in a single round of matches on Monday as Manchester City's Gabriel Jesus scored the milestone 44th against Wolves. After 39 goals were scored across Saturday and Sunday's eight games, City, Wolves and Aston Villa all netted on Monday to surpass the previous Premier League best of 43. In the 20-team Premier League era, 43 goals were scored in a single game-week across 5 and 6 February, 2011.
Villa Park welcomed back European football for the first time in seven years as Villa faced Banik Ostrava (Czech Republic) in the first round of the UEFA Cup. Dr Jozef Venglos was now the Aston Villa...
With Aston Villa's training ground still closed due to a coronavirus outbreak, the Premier League have moved to call off Sunday's game.