Ollie Watkins and Bertrand Traoré kept the day interesting with their respective scores.
Coming off a 2-1 victory against Leicester City FC, Aston Villa FC defeated Nottingham Forest FC 2-0 at Villa Park on 08 April, 2023.
Aston Villa FC faced off against Nottingham Forest FC in a highly-competitive match. In the first half, Alex Moreno and Jonjo Shelvey each picked up yellow cards as neither team was willing to give an inch. The second half was marked by a single goal scored by Bertrand Traore in the 48th minute. Unfortunately, the match soon devolved into unpleasantries, as Ezri Konsa and Taiwo Awoniyi each picked up yellow cards for arguments. In the end, Aston Villa FC claimed a hard-fought 2-0 victory.
Next up, Aston Villa FC will face off against Newcastle United FC on 15 April, 2023 at Villa Park. Last time the two teams met, Newcastle United FC defeated Aston Villa FC 4-0.
Next up, Nottingham Forest FC will face off against Manchester United FC at The City Ground.