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‘He does know how to pressure himself’ – Villa fans speak out following cup exit

Aston Villa supporters in the Transfer Tavern were left to drown their sorrows on Tuesday night after seeing their side knocked out of the Carabao Cup.

Steve Bruce’s men recorded just their second Championship win of the season on Saturday by easing past Barnsley 3-0 at Oakwell, in turn extending their unbeaten run to six games in all competitions.

However, any momentum they gained from those efforts came to an end on Tuesday as they lost 2-0 at home to Garry Monk’s Middlesbrough, with a Patrick Bamford brace enough to seal the North East outfit’s passage into the last 16.

That left some of our resident Villa fans frustrated after their side failed to continue their decent run of form, yet attentions are very much turning to their enormous clash with Nottingham Forest at Villa Park on Saturday.

Mark Warburton’s men have made a good start to the campaign with four wins from their opening eight league games, and will certainly give Villa a stern test on Saturday evening as both sides seek to climb the Championship table.

And several Villa fans took to Twitter in the aftermath of Tuesday’s defeat firmly looking ahead to the Forest encounter, which many feel could be judgement day for manager Bruce…


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