Dean Smith bares mind on controversial equalizer after West Brom clash

first_imgAston Villa manager Dean Smith was not comfortable with the result of Friday night encounter with West Bromwich Albion which ended in a 2-2 draw.Dean Smith spoke to Aston Villa TV after the game.His thoughts which were published on the club’s website are below.“It should be five wins out of six for us – everybody knows it, even the Albion fans.”“He’s handballed it into the net. It’s not his fault. The officials have to be seeing that.”Aston Villa explains why they spent so much money on players Manuel R. Medina – September 6, 2019 According to Aston Villa’s chief executive, the team needed to spend £144.5 million on 12 players in order to stay competitive.“Unfortunately they didn’t and it’s cost us two points today. It goes to show you’re not always in control of your results.”“I wasn’t overly happy with our first-half performance – it was ok at best. We were a bit loose and didn’t press as well as we could have.”“We had a couple of spells of pressure and scored a goal that had a touch of fortune about it.”They got back into it through a counter attack that should’ve been stopped. We knew they were strong in that area.”last_img