It was a match that had everything. Six goals, one red card, and two penalties (one missed, one scored), and a cabbage, thrown by a disgruntled Villa fan at Steve Bruce, who has only won one of his last ten games in charge.
In the first half it seemed like Steve Bruce's side were well on their way to easing some of the pressure on their beleaguered manager, with goals from Jonathan Kodjia Tammy Abraham giving the Villains a two goal cushion.
But a major turning point in the match would take place in the 54th minute when James Chester conceded a penalty and also receiving his marching orders in the process. Daniel Johnston scored the resultant spot kick:
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Insane. With mounting pressure on Bruce's position at the club, you wonder whether Whelan's missed spot kick may end up costing Bruce his job.