Aston Villa will leave Cardiff with their tails between their legs as they were easily beaten 3-0 by Neil Warnock’s talented side on Saturday afternoon.
Before the match, the majority of Villa fans knew that this would be a difficult away game, but they couldn’t have been prepared for just how easily their side was dispatched by the Bluebirds.
Throughout the course of the match, Villa could barely lay a finger on their opponents and they only managed a measly one shot on target the whole game. In comparison, Cardiff had 12. If it wasn’t for some fine saves from Sam Johnstone, Villa would have lost by a whole lot more.
There are absolutely no positives that Steve Bruce can take from this game, and if he wants to be in with a chance of automatic promotion to the Premier League this season, he’s going to have to ensure that these types of performances are very few and far between.
Here are our Villa player ratings for today’s humbling at the hands of Cardiff City: