Aston Villa sacked Smith after 5 defeats in a row

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Aston Villa have decided to sack Dean Smith as manager. After leading the team to defeat Southampton 0-1 has lost 5 games in a row.

Aston Villa lost 1-0 to Southampton at St Mary’s Stadium on Friday, losing their last five Premier League games in a row. And it’s lost seven of the first 11 games in the Premier League this season. As a result, Aston Villa’s board of directors voted to sack Smith. After taking over at Villa Park in October 2018. The club were promote to the Premier League in the first year of their arrival.

Aston Villa’s five consecutive defeats were their worst since January-February 2017 when they were in the Championship. Smith is the fifth Premier League manager to lose his job this season. After Watford’s Chesco Munoz, Newcastle’s Steve Bruce and Nuno Espin. Tottenham Hotspur’s Rito Santo and Norwich’s Daniel Farke were sack fresh on Saturday.

Smith is the fifth managerial change in the top flight this season with Tottenham sacking Nuno Espirito Santo on Monday and Norwich dismissing Daniel Farke late on Saturday.

Watford sacked Xisco Munoz in October, while Steve Bruce left his role as Newcastle manager by mutual consent on 20 October.