Aston Villa highlights: Aston Villa produced a great counterattack to set up Anwar El Ghazi’s goal in the Playoffs final.
The Lions squared off against Derby County, which turned out to be a massive final at Wembley.
Dean Smith’s men constantly troubled Frank Lampard and co, which yielded them a two-goal lead within an hour mark.
Dutch winger El Ghazi scored the opener with a brilliant header – thanks to Villa’s incredible counter-attack.
Hourihane played a brilliant through ball to Adomah after receiving the short pass from Jack Grealish, who initiated the attack.
Later, the right-back Elmohamady fed El Ghazi a precise cross to make it 1-0 on the scoreboard. John McGinn doubled the lead with an untidy goal inside the first quarter of the second half.
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The Rams showed some serious intent in the second half and scored a goal in the final third, but it was too late as they failed put themselves on level terms.
And the 2-1 victory allowed the Blue and Claret army to book their places in the Premier League for next season.