Sam Johnstone critical late save against Aston Villa in Championship play-off match!
Sam Johnstone with a critical late save against Aston Villa.
WBA and Aston Villa played a second leg in their play-off match. The first one ended in a 2-1 win for Aston Villa while the second one ended in a 1-0 win for WBA.
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It wasn’t the most engaging football match, but WBA got their goal after ‘Stoke-like’ action that ended in Dawson scoring with his head.
Brunt got a second yellow card in the second half, which has put WBA on the back foot while Johnstone saved WBA near the end of the full time.
Villa was pressing for a winner. One ball landed in WBA’s penalty area where it found one of Villa’s players. A shot was taken into the right corner of WBA’s goal, but Johnstone made a brilliant reflex save that prevented a sure goal for Villa.
It was a critical save at the time, but Villa will have a player advantage for the next 30 minutes of the match, which puts this tie in their favor.