Fabio Silva masterclass - Wolves player ratings vs Aston Villa

Wolves completed the double over Aston Villa thanks to two first half goals

Saturday, 2nd April 2022, 5:23 pm

Fabio Silva put in a performance well above his years as Wolverhampton Wanderers beat Aston Villa 2-1 to claim the West Midlands bragging rights on Saturday afternoon.

Jonny bagged the opener with a well taken strike after just seven minutes before Villa substitute Ashley Young headed into his own net before the break.

Ollie Watkins made for a nervy finish when he slotted home a contentious penalty but Wolves held on for a well deserved three points.

Any number of the Wanderers players could have been awarded man-of-the-match after a dominant display and whilst 2-1 didn’t flatter the home side, it’s a result they’d have taken before a ball was kicked.

Here’s our full player ratings from a superb afternoon at Molineux.

Wolves (3-5-2): Sa; Jonny, Boly, Coady, Kilman, Marcal; Moutinho, Dendoncker; Podence (68’ Hwang), Silva (90’ Chiquinho), Trincao (75’ Neto)

Subs not used: Ruddy, Cundle, Gomes, Ait-Nouri, Saiss, Semedo

Aston Villa (4-3-3): Martinez; Cash, Mings, Konsa, Digne (13’ Young); McGinn, Sanson (72’ Luiz), Ramsey; Coutinho (74’ Buendia), Watkins, Bailey

Subs not used: Olsen, Chambers, Chukwuemeka, Iroegbunam, Traore

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