Oct 17, 2015 at 3pm UK at ​Stamford Bridge

2-0

Costa (34'), Hutton (54' og.)
Willian (74')
FT(HT: 1-0)

Ayew (49'), Richardson (62'), Grealish (85')
Result: Costa helps Chelsea return to winning ways
Result: Costa helps Chelsea return to winning ways
Chelsea beat Aston Villa 2-0 at Stamford Bridge to return to winning ways and pile further misery on their struggling opponents in the process.
The Match
Player Ratings
Sports Mole rates the best and worst players from the Premier League match between Chelsea and Aston Villa.
Analysis
Sports Mole analyses the Premier League meeting between Chelsea and Aston Villa at Stamford Bridge.
Match Report
Chelsea beat Aston Villa 2-0 at Stamford Bridge to return to winning ways and pile further misery on their struggling opponents in the process.
Live Commentary
Relive Sports Mole's live text commentary as Chelsea claim a 2-0 victory over Aston Villa at Stamford Bridge.
HT Report
Diego Costa's goal 11 minutes before half time proves the difference between Chelsea and Aston Villa in a tightly-contested opening 45 minutes at Stamford Bridge.
Team News
Eden Hazard is left on the bench for Chelsea as they welcome Aston Villa to Stamford Bridge.
Preview
Sports Mole previews all of the Premier League action as struggling champions Chelsea welcome Tim Sherwood's Aston Villa to Stamford Bridge.
Head to Head
Feb 7, 2015 3pm
Aston Villa
1-2
Chelsea
Okore (48')
Cleverley (5'), Westwood (44'), Okore (49')
Hazard (8'), Ivanovic (66')
Ramires (35'), Ivanovic (95')
Sep 27, 2014 3pm
Chelsea
3-0
Aston Villa
Oscar (7'), Costa (59'), Willian (79')
Cahill (25'), Fabregas (58')

Cleverley (51'), Senderos (62')
Mar 15, 2014 5.30pm
Aston Villa
1-0
Chelsea
Delph (82')
Baker (5'), Bennett (45'), Benteke (67'), Vlaar (77')

Willian (25'), Ramires (90')
Willian (69'), Ramires (90')
Aug 21, 2013 7.45pm
Chelsea
2-1
Aston Villa
Luna (6' og.), Ivanovic (73')
Ivanovic (71')
Benteke (45')
El Ahmadi (64'), Westwood (72'), Benteke (76'), Guzan (90')
May 11, 2013 12.45pm
Aston Villa
1-2
Chelsea
Benteke (14')
Baker (4'), Benteke (36')
Benteke (58')
Lampard (61', 88')
Ramires (16'), Terry (42'), Lampard (84')
Ramires (45')



Tables
TeamPWDLFAGDPTS
1Manchester CityMan City87102942522
2Manchester UnitedMan Utd86202121920
3Tottenham HotspurSpurs85211551017
4Watford84311313015
5Chelsea8413138513
6Arsenal84131210213
7Burnley834186213
8Liverpool83411312113
9Newcastle UnitedNewcastle832398111
10West Bromwich AlbionWest Brom824279-210
11Southampton823379-29
12Huddersfield TownHuddersfield823359-49
13Swansea CitySwansea822458-38
14Brighton & Hove AlbionBrighton8224610-48
15West Ham UnitedWest Ham8224814-68
16Everton8224513-88
17Stoke CityStoke8224918-98
18Leicester CityLeicester81341013-36
19Bournemouth8116412-84
20Crystal Palace8107218-163
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