Championship Review: Villa stun leaders Wolves

Wolverhampton Wanderers' Matt Doherty did his bit to keep his side top of the pile

Villa are now occupying the 3rd position on the Championship table with 69 points and will play QPR on Tuesday. The hosts have won eight of their last 10 league games and have only lost one home game this campaign.

Villa are now third in the Championship, with only four points separating them from the automatic promotion places, and at the weekend they managed an impressive 4-1 win over league leaders Wolves.

"We were not good enough, we were not focused enough". Snodgrass curled a free-kick towards the back post and Chester was on hand, free of company, to steer home his second goal in five days. The whole game, we were not consistent, we were not solid and how we should be, and mistakes. He will be good for us I am sure in the remaining games.

Some unusually lax defending, particularly at set-pieces, proved the catalyst behind Wolves' heaviest defeat of the season.

"I'm not happy but a word to our fans: It's a long season, the supporters have been fantastic - this moment is tough for everybody and them, especially because it is a midlands derby", said Wolves boss Nuno following Saturday's defeat. The home factor is very important - that is really what decides the schedule.

Aston Villa will be in full confidence ahead of their meeting with Queens Park Rangers at Villa Park on Tuesday night, although they will be without a number of players for the fixture according to a match preview by SkySports.

Jackson Irvine handed the Tigers an early lead before James Maddison turned the game on its head with a quick-fire hat-trick - two of which were from the spot. The more you have of them the better.

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