Newly appointed Aston Villa boss Steven Gerrard contiues perfect start to life in the English Premier League with a convincing victory at Patrick Vieira’s Palace.
Both manager in the dugout on the afternoon had faced each other as opponent in the past, Patrick Vieira while at Arsenal and Gerrard at Liverpool.
The former Glasgow Rangers boss edged Vieira in their first touchline faceoff as a manager, as Aston Villa went on to pick all three point with a 2-1 win.
Goals from Matt Targett and brilliant second from John McGinn secured the win for Gerrard, making it two wins in his first two games since he took over from Dean Smith.
With back to back win for Aston Villa, the confidence and moral of the team will be on the high side and they will hope to continue in this kind of momentum under their new manager.