Last season, Aston Villa finished 5th in the Championship standings. It was the club’s third consecutive season in the Championship following the club’s relegation from the Premier League back in 2015-16. The club showcased a lot of promise and ended up winning 20 of the 46 games it played during the season. The club suffered 10 defeats whereas 16 games were drawn. Aston Villa fans had a lot to cheer this season. The club qualified for the EFL Championship playoffs. Consequently, the club was able to secure promotion. In 2019-20, the club would be a part of the Premier League.