Controversial Rodriguez purpose snatches draw



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08 Dec 2018, 03:32 IST
Anwar El Ghazi
Aston Villa goalscorer Anwar El Ghazi

Anwar El Ghazi scored twice from lengthy vary however a controversial Jay Rodriguez purpose in harm time earned West Brom a 2-2 draw at residence to Aston Villa in a Championship thriller on Friday.

Villa took the lead within the 12th minute, El Ghazi letting fly with a drive from 20 yards that took a decisive deflection off defender Ahmed Hegazi.

West Brom quickly levelled although, Dwight Gayle offering the of completion with a managed low volley after Harvey Barnes outmuscled and outpaced Alan Hutton on the break earlier than delivering a wonderful cross.

John McGinn rattled the publish with a 20-yard-drive however, after West Brom regained management of the competition, Villa retook the lead in opposition to the run of play within the 58th minute.

El Ghazi had already scored as soon as from outdoors the field however he was given area to shoot once more and picked out the top-right nook with a sensational strike.

Villa appeared set to shut out a fifth win in six league video games to maneuver into the Championship’s play-off locations, however they have been denied within the 91st minute in beautiful circumstances.

A scramble within the field noticed Rodriguez throw himself on the ball, the striker seeming to inadvertently deal with the ball twice to power the ball over the road from shut vary.

Rodriguez didn’t even have fun as Villa protested however the purpose was given, guaranteeing West Brom moved inside three factors of the Championship’s automated promotion locations.

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