Old school at Villa Park as opponents embrace 4-4-2

“It was the unexpected against the expected. Not in the scoreline – as these two teams have one win apiece, a draw was not unsurprising – but in the shape of the sides. Norwich manager Chris Hughton followed the old maxim to never change a winning team. His Villa counterpart Paul Lambert often ignored that footballing truism in his time at Carrow Road and has used unpredictability as an asset in the past.” ESPN: Tactics and Analysis


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