Another missed opportunity for Aston Villa of valuable three points. A three points to spark confidence, claw back the gap to safety and give Aston Villa supporters some hope for survival going into 2016.
Villa certainly gave it some huff and puff at Villa Park against a Hammers team missing some key players, but improved performances count for little now, as the club needs the cold stone currency of points to avoid one of its darkest hours.
With six more points available over the Christmas period, here’s five reasons to be cheerful as Aston Villa fans in the meantime…
5. Unbeaten Run Continues
OK, it’s only a two game unbeaten run, but it’s a long time since we’ve been able to say that. In fact, it’s the first time this season. While two draws on the trot isn’t a big deal, those points will be more meaningful if Villa can pull off two wins in their next two games against two fellow strugglers.
Lets be honest though, we could do with this unbeaten run extending to double figures with half of the results wins.