Connect with us

Aston Villa

3 things we learnt about Steve Bruce after last night’s shock QPR loss



Aston Villa suffered a surprise 3-1 defeat to QPR last night that has seriously impacted their chances of catching the top two.

With Cardiff and Wolves both winning, Steve Bruce’s men are now seven points behind the Welsh side and trail the leaders by ten as we approach the final nine games of the season.

The West Midlands side went into the game full of confidence after comfortably beating the table-toppers on Saturday but couldn’t replicate that display against the Londoners.

Goals from Ryan Manning, Jake Bidwell and Luke Freeman gave the R’s a three-goal lead before James Chester pulled one back late on.

Afterwards, Bruce acknowledged that he had made a mistake regarding his team selection, with the ex-Hull boss going with the same team that won on Saturday.

Here we look at three things we learnt about the manager last night…