If we needed reminding that we are in The Championship, then fixtures such as a trip to Oakswell on a Tuesday evening certainly hammer home the point.
That’s not a statement with any sense of self righteousness either, we are absolutely where we deserve to be and go into the game urgently needing to turn draws into wins.
Stating the obvious or what, eh?
Whilst the late equaliser against Newcastle is a good result on paper, it masked a dreadful performance on the pitch. Save for some glaring misses from the visitors and the eventual determination of a few Villa players, we could really be staring down the barrel.
Barnsley, the leagues top scorers (by 3 clear goals), are having enjoyed a more than steady start to their campaign. Whilst having lost their last two games, a quick glance at the table sees them sitting 7th to Villa’s underwhelming 17th.
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