Unai Emery set bizarre managerial record vs Everton

Aston Villa were held to a 0-0 draw by Everton over the weekend but remain 3rd in the Premier League.

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Unai Emery sets bizarre managerial record vs Everton

After the game, Aston Villa manager Unai Emery insisted he accepted the decision for VAR to disallow his side’s goal at Goodison Park.

It was the Spaniard’s first goalless draw in 97 Premier League games with Villa, which is the longest start to a Premier League managerial career before being involved in a 0-0 by any manager.

And Arsenal after Alex Moreno’s effort that looked to have put them in front was disallowed for offside after a four-minute VAR check. Emery said: “Yes, it was long because it was tight, it was 50-50. I said accept completely the decision of VAR.

“The most-important thing is that they make the right decision and if it takes a long time then we have to accept it.

“We only conceded one real chance in the first half and needed our goalkeeper but he made a very good save with a good action. Over the 90 minutes, we were in control of the game, we stopped them.”

Josh Barker

Josh Barker

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