Aston Villa fell to their second defeat of the season on Saturday, and Steve Bruce absolutely must change up the attack after Tammy Abraham’s horror show.
Villa have had an up and down start to the season, as enthralling wins over Hull and Wigan have since been sullied by infuriating draws and two shock defeats.
The latest of those defeats came courtesy of Sheffield Wednesday, as the Owls were able to make good use of their limited possession to leave Villa Park with all three points.
Abraham’s performance was especially concerning, as the ball just wasn’t sticking to the youngster’s feet.
The 20 year-old has scored once since joining on loan from Chelsea, but Bruce simply must switch things up and get both Yannick Bolasie and Anwar El Ghazi involved as every attack seemed to fall apart at the youngster’s feet on Saturday.
Abraham touched the ball just 29 times, and completed a truly horrific 55 per cent of his passes. He wasn’t able to use his size to hold the ball up either, winning just one aerial duel.
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The young striker just simply didn’t effect the game enough, completing one dribble and registering zero shots, and his goal drought at Swansea shows exactly what happens when he loses his confidence.
Bruce should switch things up when they visit Bristol City on Friday, using the likes of Bolasie and El Ghazi to play off and around the colossal Jonathan Kodjia.
So, Aston Villa fans, what did you think of the performance on Saturday? Should Abraham lose his place? Let us know your thoughts by voting in the poll below…