Aston Villa respond to Steven Gerrard's sacking with emphatic win over Brentford

Danny Ings and Leon Bailey of Aston Villa celebrate after Ings scored their team's second goal in the Premier League match versus Brentford on 23 October, 2022 at Villa Park, Birmingham, United Kingdom
(Image credit: James Williamson – AMA)

Danny Ings bagged a brace as Aston Villa thrashed Brentford 4-0 in their first game after Steven Gerrard was sacked as head coach.

Villa – under the caretaker charge of Aaron Danks – blew the Bees away with three goals in the opening 14 minutes at Villa Park, then added another in the second half as they cruised to only a third Premier League win of the season.

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