Hitting the Ground Running: Traore joins Villa’s debut goalscorers

A debut goal is a thing of beauty. It unites fans, teammates and the new player in a common delight rarely experienced elsewhere. After all, there are few walks of life where it’s possible to get off to such a prominent start in your new job.

So when news filtered through (most of us weren’t watching) of Bertrand Traore’s wonder strike at Ashton Gate, there was a particular delight that we might have something special on our hands for season 2020-21.

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Bristol City 0-3 Aston Villa: Dream debut from Traore helps Villa advance to the Carabao Cup fourth round

Dean Smith’s Aston Villa have advanced to the fourth round of the Carabao Cup as they cruised past Bristol City as they win their third game in a row in all competitions this season.

Anwar El Ghazi opened the scoring, after a wonderful piece of skill from Keinan Davis saw the 22 year old striker set up the Dutchman in the eleventh minute.

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