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L. Bailey
D. Ings
3 - 0
L. Bailey
Yellow Card
B. Godfrey
Yellow Card
L. Digne
Own Goal
2 - 0
M. Cash
Douglas Luiz
1 - 0

Match Stats

55% 44%
Shots Off Target
Shots On Target 3 1
Total Passes 384 310
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That's all for today, goodbye!
Villa bounced back quickly after defeat last time out and move up to 10th in the table. Their attention turns to the EFL Cup now and another trip to Chelsea. Everton's unbeaten start to the season is over, but Benitez will be hoping they can get back to winning ways against QPR next time out in the EFL Cup.
Everton lose their first game under Benitez in a 3-0 defeat to Aston Villa. It took until the second half for the hosts to break the deadlock, with two quickfire goals shocking Everton. Cash netted his first Premier League goal when he smashed it in before Digne helped Bailey's corner over the line. Bailey did add a third following a quick break with a great finish to wrap up the points.
90' + 2' Ramsey wrongfoots Doucoure, which just opens up a pocket of space for him to slide it through to Watkins. It's a tight angle on the left of the box, but he tries to go for goal anyway and wins a corner when his shot is blocked by Kenny.
90' Digne has scored three Premier League own goals; no French player has ever put more through his own net in the competition's history (level with Younes Kaboul).
88' The Villa fans are enjoying themselves now as they cheer every pass made by their team, but the hosts aren't in a hurry to move upfield. Everton are sitting back and just letting them keep it in their own half.
Bertrand Traoré
M. Cash
86' Final change for Villa now as Smith brings Traore on in place of Cash.
84' Young is caught on the ball and Townsend sets off on the counter for Everton again. He sweeps it out to the left to open up more space and Kenny ends up winning a free-kick when he's bundled over by Cash, but it comes to nothing.
A. Young
L. Bailey
82' Bailey was down receiving treatment on his thigh while Everton were making their changes, and he's not able to carry on. He limps off to a warm reception from the crowd and Young is on for him.
T. Davies
A. Iwobi
81' Iwobi is also going off, with Davies on in his place.
J. Kenny
B. Godfrey
80' Everton are making a double change here and Godfrey is the first to make way, with Kenny replacing him.
78' Everton are trying to find a response here and Villa can't seem to get it out of their own box. It bounces into Gomes' feet and he pokes a shot on goal, but Konsa sticks out a leg to deflect it wide.
L. Bailey
Yellow Card
75' Bailey has his name taken by the referee after taking his shirt off during his celebration.
D. Ings
75' It's a good spot by Ings to pick out Bailey's run out on the left during the counter.
L. Bailey
75' BAILEY SCORES! The last goal was taken off him by Digne's touch, but he's got himself on the scoresheet. He has so much time to set himself after racing away from Godfrey and he lets it bounce into the box before firing his shot over the outrushing Begovic and into the back of the net. 3-0 Villa! 
74' Cash has scored his first-ever Premier League goal, in what is his 33rd appearance in the division and from his 13th shot attempted.
A. Gordon
72' Everton are making another change before Villa take their free-kick, with Allan going off for Gordon.
B. Godfrey
Yellow Card
72' Godfrey just can't keep up with Bailey's driving run and he tugs the substitute back which earns him the first booking of the game.
71' Everton look completely rattled by those two quickfire goals and they're struggling to get out of their own half. Villa are full of confidence though and they're chasing down every ball to try and force the visitors into a mistake.
L. Digne
Own Goal
69' OWN GOAL! Bailey goes over to take the corner for Villa and he whips a lovely ball into the six-yard box. No Villa players are near it, but the slightest glance off the top of Digne's head helps it into the back of the net. 2-0 Villa! 
68' Villa are on the attack again here and Cash is causing Digne all sorts of problems now. He's driving forward down the right again but the left-back manages to make a block to put it out for a corner.
Douglas Luiz
66' Luiz turns before spotting Cash's run off the back of Digne, and slides in a perfectly weighted ball to pick him out.
M. Cash
66' CASH SCORES! It's a good move from Villa as they work it upfield and when Luiz plays it forward down the right, Cash outmuscles Digne to get on the end of it. He cuts inside before smashing a shot on goal and it's over Begovic's head and into the top corner. 1-0 Villa! 
65' CLOSE! Bailey is caught in possession by Townsend and he drives forward before squaring it across to Gray on the left of the box. He cuts inside before curling a shot around Mings towards the far post, but it's just wide.
André Gomes
S. Rondón
63' Everton are making their first change now as Gomes comes on in place of Rondon.
L. Bailey
M. Targett
61' Villa are making a change here and it's Targett that's making way for Bailey.
60' CHANCE! Villa are caught in possession again and Iwobi plays it to Gray before continuing his run into the box. He gets it back on the right of the area before hitting a shot across goal, but Martinez gets down to hold onto it.
58' Villa are just trying to slow the pace of the game down at the moment after a good spell for the visitors. Everton's high press is causing them all sorts of problems though and Villa can't keep hold of the ball.
56' Mings catches Allan with a high boot and Everton have a free-kick in a dangerous position. It takes a while to sort out the Villa defenders and who will take the set-piece, and Townsend eventually hits his shot straight into the wall.
54' Rondon chips the ball over Luiz to pick out Gray and he somehow manages to turn away from Konsa despite the defender having his arms around him. The Everton fans and players are asking for a free-kick, but nothing is given.
52' Villa win a free-kick on the right and Luiz swings a good cross into the middle of the box. It's just too high for Mings though and Doucoure is behind him to clear the danger for Everton.
50' Watkins squares the ball to Ings on the edge of the box and he wonderfully turns away from Mina into a pocket of space. Keane spots the danger though and gets across to nick it off him before he can have a shot.
48' Villa have started the second half brighter and are keeping Everton under pressure here. Luiz swings a corner into the box, but Mings can only glance it onto the far post and Ramsey can't pick out anyone with his follow-up cross.
46' Everton get us back under way for the second half!
Both managers will want to see improvements after the break, but Smith will be the happier of the two managers so far. Villa's high press has caused Everton real problems, but they need to be more clinical. Everton, meanwhile, have struggled to get Rondon into the game often and Benitez will want them to take more chances going forward.
It's goalless at the break between Villa and Everton. Neither side created too many clear cut chances, but Villa had the best opportunity to open the scoring when Mings' glancing header from a corner was reflexively pushed away by Begovic. Cash and McGinn have both sent shots just wide, while Keane nodded an effort past Martinez's far post.
45' + 1' Into two minutes of added time at the end of the first half, and Everton are patiently working their way upfield. Allan spots Rondon pulling away through the middle, but his pass over the top is just out of his reach and Martinez collects it.
44' Gray cuts inside from the left but he can't get away from Nakamba to open up space for the shot. He lays it off to Townsend instead, who takes the shot first time, but it curls straight into Martinez's gloves.
42' There's a bit of a scramble in the box when Targett swings in his free-kick from the left and it almost bounces kindly for Konsa. He sticks out a leg to try and reach it, but Mina gets there just ahead of him to hook it clear.
M. Nakamba
J. McGinn
40' After taking that earlier hit to the face, McGinn is going off, and Villa are using a concussion sub to bring on Nakamba.
38' Ramsey just brushes Allan aside and finds himself with a lot of space to run into through the middle. He hits the shot early and it's blocked by Keane, with a few of the home fans asking for handball. Nothing is given though and Everton clear their lines.
36' Villa's patient play is eventually cut out by Gray and he spins away from Konsa before setting Iwobi on the counter. He travels with it a long way down the left before whipping in a cross, but Luiz is at the near post to head it out for a corner.
34' CLOSE! Mina and Keane both try to clear Targett's cross and they end up gifting it to McGinn, whose first-time shot is blocked by Keane. His clearance only reaches Cash, who cuts inside before drilling his low effort just wide of the near post.
32' Godfrey went over the top of Targett before fouling Mings and the left-back is down holding his thigh. Young is warming up while he receives treatment, but it looks like Targett will be able to carry on.
30' Townsend's cross is half-cleared as far as Allan through the middle and he switches it out to Iwobi on the left. He has two attempts at putting a cross into the box, but Godfrey fouls Mings when he goes for the second one and Villa have a free-kick.
28' CLOSE! Watkins just brushes aside Godfrey before cutting inside from the left and there are half-hearted shouts for a penalty when he's challenged by Mina. The ball rolls out to McGinn, who hits a shot from just outside the box, but it curls wide of the near post.
26' Gray holds off Cash to knock the ball out to Iwobi and he picks out Rondon through the middle. The space just opens up for him, but the chance goes to waste when his heavy first touch takes it back to Martinez.
24' Doucoure initially does well to clear his lines, but when it comes back to him, he's dispossessed by Ramsey. He bundles it out to Targett on the left, but his early cross is blocked by Godfrey and rebounds out off the left-back.
22' Again, Everton's passing is just letting them down as Godfrey intercepts Targett's throughball and tries to set the visitors on the counter. He lifts it into Townsend, who tries to hook it forward for Rondon, but he sends it straight out of play.
20' McGinn has stayed down just on the edge of Everton's box holding his face and it looks like he took a hit just under his eye. The medical team have checked him over and it looks like he'll be able to carry on.
18' At one end, Ings' pull-back is behind everyone in the box and Doucoure intercepts it to set Everton on the counter. Gray drives forward down the left before fizzing a dangerous, low cross into the six-yard area, but nobody is there to turn it in.
16' CLOSE! Townsend whips a deep cross in from the corner and Keane is waiting for it at the far post. He rises high above Konsa and tries to nod it down into the near bottom corner, but it bounces just wide of the post.
15' Cash's free-kick is squared to Targett, who goes over the top of Konsa. He nods it on to Mings, who cushions it down for Ings and he takes the shot first time. It loops up before dipping towards goal, but it lands on the roof of the net.
13' Mings knocks it out to Cash on the left and he spots Targett making a great run off the back of Digne down the right. He tries to switch play out to him, but it's just out of his reach on the stretch and it bounces harmlessly out of play.
11' Everton have won three of their last six away league games against Villa (D1 L2), as many as they had in their previous 29 visits to Villa Park (W3 D12 L14).
9' Everton are struggling to get out of their own half at the moment as they keep giving the ball away with sloppy passes. Doucoure tries to pick out Townsend, but he hits it against Ramsey and he sets off on the counter.
7' GOOD SAVE! Luiz swings the corner in for Villa and Mings gets ahead of Godfrey at the near post to glance on a header. Begovic sees it late but manages to push it against the crossbar and Keane heads it away from McGinn.
6' McGinn holds off Doucoure as he bundles the ball further upfield and he does well to pick out Targett on the left. He swings a good cross towards the near post, but it's blocked by Townsend.
4' CHANCE! It's a good run down the right from Townsend before he knocks it on to Godfrey, who made an overlapping run. He drills it into Rondon at the near post, who pokes a shot on goal, but Tuanzebe's touch helps it wide.
2' A couple of sloppy passes from either side have stopped any early attacks so far. McGinn slides a good throughball forward down the left for Targett to chase, but he overhits it and Mina is happy to shield it out of play.
1' McGinn gets the game underway for Villa! 
The teams are out on the pitch now, with kick-off just moments away! 
Villa are unbeaten in their last four league games against Everton, winning two and drawing two. They'd only won two of their previous 15 Premier League meetings with the Toffees before that (D7 L6).
Benitez makes three changes from the win over Burnley, with all of them enforced. Begovic is named in goal, with Godfrey and Rondon, who makes his full debut, also coming in. Jordan Pickford has a shoulder sprain, Seamus Coleman has a hamstring problem and Richarlison also misses out through injury.
Dean Smith makes just the one change to the side that lost to Chelsea last week. Martinez is available again after finishing his isolation following international duty, so he replaces Steer. Buendia, who joined him in quarantine, is also back and on the bench.
EVERTON SUBS: Jonjoe Kenny, Jarrad Braithwaite, Ellis Simms, Tom Davies, Andre Gomes, Anthony Gordon, Mason Holgate, Andy Lonergan.
EVERTON STARTING XI (3-4-2-1): Asmir Begovic; Yerry Mina, Ben Godfrey, Michael Keane; Alex Iwobi, Allan, Abdoulaye Doucoure, Lucas Digne; Andros Townsend, Demarai Grey; Salomon Rondon.
ASTON VILLA SUBS: Bertrand Traore, Leon Bailey, Cameron Archer, Ashley Young, Emiliano Buendia, Kortney Hause, Marvelous Nakamba, Jed Steer, Anwar El Ghazi.
ASTON VILLA STARTING XI (5-3-2): Emiliano Martinez; Matty Cash, Ezri Konsa Ngoyo, Axel Tuanzebe, Tyrone Mings, Matt Targett; Jacob Ramsey, Douglas Luiz, John McGinn; Danny Ings, Ollie Watkins.
Everton have made an unbeaten start to the season in all competitions under new boss Rafa Benitez (W4 D1) and are level on points with the other teams at the top of the table. They've won each of their last three games, beating Huddersfield Town in the EFL Cup before beating Brighton and Burnley in the league. They face a Villa side whose three-game unbeaten run in all competitions (W2 D1) was ended by Chelsea's 3-0 win last time out in the Premier League.
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