Aston Villa's alarming stats in five key areas

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Aston Villa are struggling in five key areas, as shown by the statistics below

Aston Villa are languishing in the statistics in five key areas already this season.

  GoalsOntarget Scoring AttPossession PercentageTotal Scoring AttScoring V Shooting AccuracyAppearances
Chelsea 24 52 54 131 18.3% 9
Southampton 20 51 54 127 15.7% 9
Everton 19 45 58 117 16.2% 9
Man City 19 53 60 157 12.1% 9
West Ham 17 43 45 127 13.3% 9
Man Utd 16 45 57 129 12.4% 9
Arsenal 15 44 61 141 10.6% 9
C. Palace 13 37 34 93 13.9% 9
Hull City 13 32 43 85 15.2% 9
Liverpool 13 45 55 144 9% 9
Swansea 13 35 50 85 15.2% 9
West Brom 12 32 48 110 10.9% 9
Leicester 11 29 44 87 12.6% 9
Tottenham 11 34 53 110 10% 9
Newcastle 10 32 50 127 7.8% 9
QPR 8 33 42 122 6.5% 9
Stoke 8 29 48 121 6.6% 9
Sunderland 8 28 46 102 7.8% 9
Burnley 5 27 42 108 4.6% 9
Aston Villa 4 18 38 77 5.1% 9

The Midlands outfit have scored the fewest goals, had the least amount of shots and hit the target the lowest amount of times in the top-tier.

They also have had the second lowest amount of possession of any team in the division and only one team has a worse record in front of goal.

It is a collection of statistics which will make it virtually impossible for Villa to achieve any success this season and concerns about where they are heading are starting to build.

Lambert's side did not score for the fifth fixture in succession last night, as they lost 2-0 to Queens Park Rangers, and it has undone most of the hard work they put in at the start of the campaign.

The Claret and Blue were flying over the opening few fixtures, but their form has tailed off since and the pressure is starting to build on the current squad and the manager.

It seems that drastic improvements are needed, especially in offensive situations, if they are to break out of their slump and unless they make them quickly relegation looks a genuine possibility. 

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