Brad Guzan: 'Pretty football not important'

Guzan: 'Pretty football not important'
© PA Photos
Brad Guzan says that winning matches is more important than playing attractive football for Aston Villa.

Aston Villa goalkeeper Brad Guzan has insisted that winning matches is more important than playing attractive football.

The Villans moved out of the bottom three on Sunday after beating West Ham United 2-1 at Villa Park, thanks to goals from Christian Benteke and Charles N'Zogbia.

The victory was the club's first in nine Premier League games, and Guzan is adamant that winning matches is the only thing that Villa care about.

"At the end of the day it was about getting three points and for us it didn't matter if it was pretty or not and so for us, however it came, three points were the most important thing today," Guzan told talkSPORT.

"We know there is a lot of football to be played in this season still so we enjoy the win today, it was important to get three points, but at the same time we have to look ahead. We have a big game in two weeks [against Manchester City] and we'll start preparing for that right away.

"When things aren't going your way you continue to fight and find a way to pick up results and hopefully we can pick up results and build on this today and continue to move forward."

Villa travel to Arsenal in their next game on February 23.

Christian Benteke is congratulated by team mate Simon Dawkins after scoring the opener against West Ham on February 10, 2013
Read Next:
Result: Villa beat West Ham to climb out of bottom three
You May Like
Recomended from Sports Mole

Loading ...

Failed to load data.

1Wolverhampton WanderersWolves27195350203062
2Derby CountyDerby27157544232152
3Cardiff CityCardiff27155740251550
4Aston Villa27138639241547
5Bristol City2813874033747
6Sheffield UnitedSheff Utd27134104031943
7Leeds UnitedLeeds27134103729843
10Preston North EndPreston27101163127441
12Norwich CityNorwich28117102831-340
13Ipswich TownIpswich27123124039139
14Queens Park RangersQPR2789103137-633
15Nottingham ForestNott'm Forest27102153343-1032
17Sheffield WednesdaySheff Weds27710103034-431
20Hull City27510123944-525
21Bolton WanderersBolton2767142545-2025
22Burton Albion2766152146-2524
23Birmingham CityBirmingham2765161538-2323
Login, I already have my ad-free pass
Log in with Facebook to customise Sports Mole
Buy ad-free access (show me the options)
Buy monthly ad-free access for £1.20/month
Buy yearly ad-free access for £12 (2 months free)
Settings - Logout - Manage your account
Settings - Logout - Manage your account