Aston Villa had been humbled 3-2 by newly-promoted Watford at Vicarage Street on the opening day of the season as life with out Jack Grealish acquired off to a poor begin.
Shedding the £100million man was all the time going to be an enormous blow however their good summer season switch enterprise appeared to maintain them on observe for a tilt at a high six end.
As an alternative, the Villans had been overwhelmed by Xisco’s Watford as their bid to stay within the top-flight acquired off to the very best begin attainable.
Emmanuel Dennis, making his Premier League debut, hadn’t scored a single league purpose final season, and began as a striker for the Hornet.
And predictably he hit the opener after simply 10 minute and Ismaila Sarr, who netted towards Liverpool the final time he performed in entrance of followers within the top-flight, made it 2-Zero earlier than the break.
Juan Hernandez put the Hornets three objectives to the nice and it appeared like they might be coasting to victory.
Nonetheless, a John McGinn strike upped the ante earlier than issues acquired wild in added time.
Danny Ings, a type of huge transfers made by Villa this summer season, slotted house a penalty to make it 3-2 with seconds to go.
And Villa virtually pressured house a leveller however they someway survived to say all three factors.
It will likely be a vastly disappointing consequence for Villa, with Emi Buendia, a £33m signing enjoying from the beginning together with Ings, who value £30m.
Even Leon Bailey, who additionally value £30m, couldn’t encourage them to a draw, though he did get the help for McGinn’s purpose.
The comfort for Villa is that they had been with out key ahead Ollie Watkins and his return, which needs to be imminent, shall be an enormous enhance after his 14 league objectives had been important for them final season.