Kinda Scores Twice As Villa Come From Behind To Beat Leicester

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At halftime, Steven Gerrard said he had to tell his Aston Villa players a “few home truths” after they came back from a goal down to overcome Leicester and continue his outstanding start as a Premier League manager.

Villa went behind to Harvey Barnes’ opening for the Foxes after losing for the first time in Gerrard’s fledgling rule at home to Manchester City in midweek.

Ezri Konsa, a defender, scored twice, putting home Emi Buendia’s header to square the game nearly immediately and nodding in a second-half corner to give Gerrard his third win in four games.

“I’m really pleased with the result but we still need to iron out some issues,” Gerrard, who will make an emotional return to old club Liverpool managing his new side on Saturday, told BBC Match of the Day.

“There’s loads of work still to do. It took a few home truths at half-time to sort our issues out, to rejig our shape and a few other things.

“All you can ask of your players is to perform, we did that. I thought we were outstanding in the second half. But can we do it for a full 90 minutes without me having to get on the players’ back at half-time?”

Source: BBC Sport

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