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May 23, 2024

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Bailey Scores In 3-0 Victory Over Bournemouth

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They currently maintain a six-point lead over their closest competitors, Tottenham

Leon Bailey and his Aston Villa teammates rallied from behind to secure a 3-1 victory against Bournemouth. This league win means that Villa have increased their chances of playing in the Champions League in the coming season.
Despite falling behind to Dominic Solanke’s penalty in the 31st minute, Villa staged a comeback with Morgan Rogers leveling the score during first-half stoppage time. Aston Villa asserted their dominance when Moussa Diaby propelled the hosts into the lead in the 57th minute. Leon Bailey sealed the win with a third goal in the 78th minute.
Ollie Watkins was the star of the show as he set up Diaby and Bailey with two intelligent passes that led to goals. He boasts of having 12 premier league assists, meaning that he is currently the leading play-maker this season. He is also second in the list of top scorers having recorded 19 goals. He is only one goal behind Chelsea’s Cole Palmer and Manchester City’s Erling Haaland(20 goals). The three players will be competing to finish as the Golden Boot winners.
Villa is sitting comfortably in fourth place after accumulating 66 points. They currently maintain a six-point lead over their closest competitors, Tottenham. Tottenham occupy the fifth position after accumulating 60 points. However, the Tottenham can bridge the gap if they win their two games in hand.
This outcome marks the culmination of a successful period for Villa, following their recent 2-0 victory over Arsenal in the premier league. They also won an intense penalty shootout victory against French side Lille. This win against Lille propelled them into the Europa Conference League semifinals.
This has been Reggae Boy Leon Bailey’s most successful season as a professional footballer. He has 14 goals and 13 assists in all competitions. This includes 10 goals and 9 assists in the English premier league. He also has a chance of winning a major title – the EUFA Conference league. Their next Conference League match will be against Greek club Olympiacos FC.

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