Targett & Cash: Defensive Lieutenants

Matt and Matt. The two Matty’s. Tango… sorry, Targett and Cash. Any of those references would be adequate however, it may be a little easier, and more fitting to just say the ‘those two studs at full-back’.

Despite an infuriating sequence of events leading to a 2-0 defeat at the hands of – let’s be honest – an incredible Man City side, Matty Cash and Targett gave the two notable performances for Villa. To me, this comes as no surprise that Cash has had a big impact on Villa’s defensive improvement, yet the upturn in Targett’s defensive output has been one of the revelations of the season considering he would have been one of the first on the chopping block had I been manager.

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