What Alan Shearer said about Aston villa 6:1 win against Brighton

BirminghamLive brings you the latest Aston Villa news, including Alan Shearer’s reaction to the Villans’ 6-1 thrashing of Brighton. Alan Shearer lauded Aston Villa after their 6-1 Premier League victory over Brighton on Saturday.

Unai Emery’s team thrashed the high-flying Seagulls thanks to a hat-trick from Ollie Watkins, goals from Jacob Ramsey, Douglas Luiz, and an own goal.

Shearer, a former Newcastle and Blackburn striker, believes Villa’s midfield was “too strong” for De Zerbi’s team. He also emphasized Matty Cash’s significant influence.

“They completely dominated Brighton in every position from start to finish,” he said on Match of the Day.

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“They were certainly too strong in midfield for them.” They were willing to commit players forward, to press the fullbacks really, really high, and to punish Brighton when they got into such positions. They simply couldn’t keep up with them.

“I thought Matty Cash was superb down that right-hand side, and he certainly demonstrated that when he set up the first goal, the way they move the ball, his movement was excellent.” They know where they’re going to put the ball, and he knows exactly where he’s going to put it.

“They were also willing to sit and then force Brighton to make mistakes.” They

They pressed them incredibly hard at the right moment and in the right spots, but they didn’t sit back and admire.

“Aston Villa are strong at home in the league, that’s 10 straight league victories so anyone going there knows that they’re in for a tough time.”

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