BIRMINGHAM, ENGLAND - JANUARY 23: Marvelous Nakamba of Aston Villa and Jonjo Shelvey of Newcastle United battle for the ball during the Premier League match between Aston Villa and Newcastle United at Villa Park on January 23, 2021 in Birmingham, England. Sporting stadiums around England remain under strict restrictions due to the Coronavirus Pandemic as Government social distancing laws prohibit fans inside venues resulting in games being played behind closed doors. (Photo by Clive Brunskill/Getty Images)

Miguel Almiron the only bright spot in another Newcastle United debacle – Miles Starforth's player ratings from Aston Villa loss

Newcastle United suffered yet another defeat – and it was in as equally as embarrassing circumstances as many of the ones that preceded it.

By Liam Kennedy
Saturday, 23rd January 2021, 10:37 pm

No fight, no quality, no passion, no idea. Aston Villa were in cruise control from minute one, but you could say that about any of the sides who have faced United in December and January this season.

Collectively it was far from good enough but what about individual performances? Here’s Miles Starforth’s player ratings from the predictable Premier League loss.

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