Half-time at Villa Park: Aston Villa 0-0 West Ham United

A sparky, open first-half with reasonable chances passed up by both sides.

Hammers goalkeeper, Lukasz Fabianski, dealt expertly with efforts from Jack Grealish and John McGinn, as well as bravely fisting clear from Anwar El Ghazi. Meanwhile, Wesley headed over from close range – the Villa frontman perhaps should have done better?

West Ham have enjoyed the greater possession, creating opportunities of their own. Andriy Yarmolenko firing wide and Sebastien Haller nodding off target. But still no goals at the break #VILvWHU (0-0)

Brian Jeeves

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