Aston Villa’s trip to the Emirates Stadium to face Arsenal on Friday evening was largely forgettable for a whole variety of reasons as another woefully poor performance saw us register three defeats on the spin.
With fans angrily pouring over the performance still given it’s yet another weekend ruined, the plus points to come out of the game was the showing of Leon Bailey who continues to look good, some flashes from Emi Buendia proving we have a talent when we work out how to get him more involved, and Jacob Ramsey’s well placed thunderbolt as he opened his professional account for us.
— Aston Villa (@AVFCOfficial) October 23, 2021
The 20-year-old talent has had to wait 36 games to grab his first goal, although he had opened his career account previously, scoring three times during his loan spell out with Doncaster Rovers and speaking to the Official Site following the game, he was understandably pleased to get off the mark even with the disappointment of the result.
“It was a tough game to come onto, being 3-0 down. The gaffer puts you on to try and make an impact. On a personal level, I’m happy to get my first Premier League goal, first goal for the club. Overall, it was disappointing with the result and the performance.”
“I did an interview a couple of weeks ago after the Manchester United game and I said that I wanted to get more goals and more assists. I think I was on 29 [Premier League] appearances, so it’s taken a while. I’m thankful that it’s come tonight, but we’re disappointed with the result.”
Although there wasn’t much for fans to shout about on Friday, that strike was one thing we could.
Absolutey brilliant goal but barely any consolation after the worst 45 minutes of football I have ever seen from any side in my 49 years alive.
— Uptha Villa (@Up_tha_Villa) October 23, 2021
The young lad scored his first goal, give him a break fgs
— ChillVillan 🦁 (@TheChillVillan) October 23, 2021
what a finish btw
— catrin (@catrinavfc) October 23, 2021
Easy to get wrapped up in doom and gloom of last nights performance but this was a huge positive and will do Jacob the world of good in terms of confidence. Been threatening it for a while in fairness. He'll continue to play a big part this season.
— Mark 💙 (@markavfc40) October 23, 2021
This is a glimpse of the talent we have youth wise. We need to keep progressing in this league but the kids need to be given their opportunities as well in the first team. Let’s hope they grab their chance when it comes along. That might be soon for some of them 👍🏻 UTV
— Jamie Hickman (@Hickman7Hickman) October 23, 2021
Been one of the bright spots this season overall. Obviously going to have a few ups and downs, but deserves a place in the midfield three IMHO
— Stumpy71 (@ajsfounded71) October 23, 2021
Also @JacobRamsey28 idk what’s happened but you have suddenly exploded, last few performances you’ve been our most lethal threat on goal, keep it up lad
— Deano (@DirtyDeanSmith) October 24, 2021
Share this goal and nothing else please, so pleased for JJ
— Alex Byrne (@ajbyrne_avfc) October 23, 2021
A bright star, with a big future 💜 #AVFC
— 🦁AVFC Pearson🦁 (@AvfcPearson) October 23, 2021