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Norwich 0 Aston Villa 2: Ramsey stunner secures key win for Gerrard and Co as Canaries slip deeper into relegation drama
JACOB RAMSEY’S brilliant strike set Villa on the way up to ninth and showed how the Steven Gerrard effect is more than just winning.
Villa outclassed a sorry Norwich side managed by former boss Dean Smith to make it four wins out of six since Gerrard succeeded him in charge.
And the impressive form of academy graduate Ramsey has been an added bonus for the Midlands team, as he quickly establishes himself as a new fans’ favourite.
The 20-year-old midfielder is flourishing under the guidance of one of the best to ever grace the Premier League, and at Carrow Road he scored the kind of goal that would have made his boss proud.
Ramsey ran from the halfway line before lashing a shot into the net as Norwich failed to get to grips with yet another promising young English talent making his mark.
In doing so he helped Villa expose the alarming inadequacies in the Canaries team which make saving the club from the drop a massive challenge.
The improvement in Norwich has been obvious since Smith’s arrival, though he was starting from a low base given the woeful displays under Daniel Farke.
Few would have given them a chance of being able to climb out of the bottom three before Christmas, but they went into this game knowing victory would see them draw level on points with Watford in 17th.
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