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LOAN WATCH: Chelsea's Abraham & Bournemouth's Mings score in fifth straight Aston Villa win

In an Aston Villa victory that saw the Villans go 5 wins in a row, loanees Tammy Abraham (Chelsea) and Tyrone Mings (Bournemouth) put their names on the scoresheet in Saturday's 2-1 win over Blackburn Rovers.

For Tammy Abraham it was a casual 22nd goal of the season. In the 8th minute of the match, he effortlessly tapped in an Anwar El Ghazi ball across the box into an empty net, one of the easiest finishes he will experience this season.

Villa's number 10 had an eventful game and could've added to his tally if not for some good goalkeeping and some errand finishing late in the game.

Manager Dean Smith commented after the game “It was a great goal, from start to finish...and a tap in for Tammy".

For centre-back Tyrone Mings it has been a story of redemption. The Bournemouth loanee struggled for first team football at the Cherries, only managing one start for the season.

However, after making the loan switch on January transfer deadline day, he has started every match for the Villans and his impressive form has seen his side concede only 3 goals in their last 5 games.

Although, on the weekend Mings made his contribution felt at the other end of the pitch. In the 61st minute, a John McGinn unsuccessful free kick managed to find its way back to the attacking midfielder, who delivered the ball into the box where the 195cm Mings rose above the pack and headed the ball downwards into the back of the net, making the scores 2-0.

After the game, Mings spoke of the goal saying “another close your eyes and head it, they seem to be going in at the moment, but I love it. Obviously the most important thing was that we held on for the win, but to chip in with a goal was obviously special."

Aston Villa now sit in 6th place on the Championship table and will look to the form of both Abraham and Mings at both ends of the pitch to aid their team in the final 7 games of the season.

Video Courtesy of Blackburn Football Club

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