Aston Villa celebrated its coach Unai Emery reaching 100 European victories after defeating Dutch club Alkmaar 2-1 in the match that brought them together on Thursday evening, in the fourth round of the Group E competition of the European Conference League..
Aston Villa vs Alkmaar
Aston Villa’s brace was scored by Diego Carlos in the 61st minute and Olly Watkins in the 81st minute, and the Dutch team’s goal came through Pavlidis in the 52nd minute..
Aston Villa shares the top spot in the group with 9 points with Polish Legia Warsaw, while Zrinski Mostar and Alkmaar are in third and fourth place with 3 points each.
Aston Villa celebrates its coach Emery
The club published on its official website congratulations to its Spanish coach after reaching 100 wins in European championships during his career.
The Spanish coach has a busy career that began with Spain’s Lorca Deportiva in 2004, then Almeria, then Valencia and Spartak Moscow. He flourished with Seville and from there to Paris Saint-Germain, then Arsenal, Villarreal, and finally Aston Villa.
Unai Emery won the Europa League 4 times with Sevilla and once with Villarreal, and also reached the final of the same tournament with Arsenal in 2019 before losing to Chelsea.
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