Villa 4 -1 Norwich; A win’s a win.

You can’t be disappointed when you’ve won 4-1, but let’s be honest, was that a 4-1 type of game?
It wasn’t for me, as for the first 15 minutes Norwich were way better than us.
So much so that they were well worth their one goal lead after 15 minutes or so.
I can actually say that I felt embarrassed in that period, because we had absolutely nothing to offer (read bloody shocking).

While the line up looked like a 4-3-3, it was more a diamond, with Weimann playing behind the front two.
And it just didn’t work for me. Until Benteke scored. And what a nice goal it was.
It was immediately a game changer and when Benteke got his second within 2 minutes, I immediately felt much better.

Norwich collapsed and we looked a lot more confident.
So much so that we got another two goals. An absolute luxury of late.

But then, it just turned into another borefest for the rest of the game.
Is that unfair?
I don’t know, it’s just how I saw it.

Holt came on for the last 10 minutes and if that’s not a case of a manager just doing an ex player a favour, I don’t know what is.
Bring a bloody kid on instead of a has-been, imo.
And I thought MON was bad in that sense!

Lambert’s mumbling as I speak, but I really can’t be bothered to listen to a word he says.

We’re on 31 points, which should mean we’re safe now.
But I’m by no means convinced.

The fact that I saw Norwich as a major threat says it all.

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  1. Naughtius Maximus March 4, 2014 at 8:33 am . Reply

    It wasn’t great to watch 2nd half but that has to be down to Norwich, im sure we were expecting them to come at us all guns blazing especially upto 60/70 mins, to give it a real go to get back in the game but they weren’t really interested.

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