Mark Bosnich suggests where Tim Sherwood did his job on opening day

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Former Aston Villa goalkeeper Mark Bosnich was impressed by Tim Sherwood's half-time team talk in the club's first game of the Premier League season.

Former Aston Villa goalkeeper Mark Bosnich praised Tim Sherwood for his half-time talk, as he spoke to talkSPORT about the team’s opening day Premier League win against Bournemouth.

Rudy Gestede scored his first Premier League goal for the club in the win against the Cherries, as Villa registered their first three points of the new campaign, helping to banish the memory of the struggles from last year.

Bosnich has suggested that all that mattered for the side was registering a win against a difficult opponent, who will still be on a high following their promotion from the Championship.

“Tim Sherwood did his job at half-time because they came out and scored a massive goal in the second half. Bournemouth will shock a lot of teams, it’s a banana skin, a small ground, a team that’s just been promoted and Aston Villa will be delighted with that win,” he told talkSPORT.

Hopefully a one-off

Hopefully Villa boss Sherwood isn’t going to face too many situations over the coming months where he needs to be at his best in terms of needing to inspire his players and get them to turnaround their performances.

He is a manager who gives players a lot of belief because of his confidence, but Villa can’t leave themselves with many situations where they are left chasing games.

Sooner or later, they will come up against a side that is able to adjust to any changes Sherwood makes and close out a match effectively, which will leave the pressure starting to build for the Midlands club.

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