Aston Villa 2-0 Newcastle: Villa win on Steve Bruce’s return
Aston Villa finished a run of three successive Premier League beats as they beat Newcastle United to destroy Steve Bruce’s return.
Conor Hourihane gave the hosts the lead before Anwar El Ghazi finished after yet another Hourihane set-piece that was handsome.
Bruce, sacked at October 2018 as Villa manager, watched his side denied by goalkeeper Tom Heaton, that rescued from Federico Fernandez and Allan Saint-Maximin.
The win takes up Villa .
Newcastle could have moved up to ninth with a triumph, however, the defeat retains them 1 point ahead of Villa.