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Aston Villa 2-0 Wolves: Key stats

  • Aston Villa have recorded as many Premier League wins this season as they managed last season (18) – only in 1992-93 (21) have they recorded more wins in a season.

  • Wolves suffered their first Premier League defeat to Aston Villa since a 1-0 loss in December 2020, having gone unbeaten in their past six meetings, while it’s their first top-flight defeat at Villa Park since December 2003.

  • Moussa Diaby (5 goals, 7 assists) became the fifth player to score 5+ goals and provide 5+ assists in his first Premier League season for Aston Villa after Savo Milosevic in 1995-96, Ollie Watkins and Bertrand Traore in 2020-21 and Danny Ings in 2021-22.

  • Only Nottingham Forest (22) have lost more Premier League away games since the start of last season than Wolves (20), with Gary O’Neil’s side losing successive such matches on the road for the first time this calendar year.

  • Leon Chiwome (18y 80d), who made his Premier League debut, became the second-youngest player to start for Wolves in a Premier League game after Anthony Forde in December 2011 (18y 41d).