Aston Villa’s Europa Conference League advancement marred by fan violence during match

Alex Moreno propelled Aston Villa into the next round of the Europa Conference League with a 2-1 victory over Legia Warsaw. Making his first appearance of the season after a hamstring injury, the defender scored the winning goal. This win also put Unai Emery’s team at the top of Group E.

Moussa Diaby and Ernest Muci also scored in the game, while the match was overshadowed by pre-game clashes between Legia fans and police. The atmosphere was tense, with visiting supporters barred from entering Villa Park due to previous behavior.

Villa achieved victory despite a forgettable game and a history of strained relations with Legia. Unai Emery, who was sacked by Arsenal four years ago, led Villa back into European competition for the first time in over a decade.

The next stage will involve a match in Mostar, and Villa will need at least a point in order to secure the top spot in the group. This match has been highly anticipated, and Villa’s recent performance has generated excitement for their future in the competition.

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