Aston Villa supporters defend Sherwood, but blame Brad Guzan for defeat

Brad Guzan

Aston Villa fans criticised Brad Guzan following defeat to Chelsea.

Aston Villa's woes continued on Saturday afternoon, with a 2-0 defeat away at Chelsea heaping the pressure on manager Tim Sherwood.

Diego Costa opened the scoring after a stunning blunder from goalkeeper Brad Guzan, before Alan Hutton inadvertently turned the ball in to his own net from Costa's second half pass.

The results leaves Villa with just one Premier League win this season, and that came all the way back on the opening day of the campaign - over two months ago.

The pressure is mounting on Sherwood, but Villa fans took to Twitter after the game to direct the blame at goalkeeper Guzan instead.

Guzan, a United States international, has struggled for form in 2015, and even lost his place in the Villa side at the end of last season - but Sherwood chose to bring him back in this season, and so far, that decision is backfiring.

His pass to Joleon Lescott was not only overhit, but also ill-advised as Willian closed in to rob possession and set up Costa for a tap-in.

Villa fans were furious with Guzan after the game, and decided to blame him for the defeat rather than under-fire boss Sherwood - as seen with the tweets below...

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