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Aston Villa 2 Newcastle United 0

By Scott Wilson

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    * Ollie Watkins (13) heads Villa into the lead after a defensive error from Schar
  • * Bertrand Traore (42) doubles Villa's advantage with a first-time finish after Jack Grealish tees him up in the box
  • * Four Newcastle changes - with Isaac Hayden playing as part of a five-man backline
  • * Allan Saint-Maximin back on the bench for first time in two months