Against Southampton at Villa Park on Friday, Aston Villa will look to halt their poor Premier League start.
Aston Villa vs Southampton Preview
- In Friday’s home match against Southampton, Aston Villa will aim to stop a run of disappointing early Premier League form.
- With six points from six Premier League games, Southampton fell to Wolverhampton Wanderers 1-0 at Molineux Stadium in their last match.
- As of six matches, Aston Villa sits in 17th place with four points. With a 1-1 draw against Manchester City at home, Aston Villa extended their winless streak to four (W0 D1 L3).
- Last season, Aston Villa won 4-0 at Villa Park in their last Premier League meeting.
- Ollie Watkins scored Villa’s first goal in the ninth minute. Danny Ings, Douglas Luiz, and Philippe Coutinho also scored.
- Che Adams has scored twice for Southampton in the final third.
- There have been several standout moments for Aston Villa this season thanks to Leon Bailey, Luiz, and Watkins. With one goal each, the three players lead the team in scoring.
- Three Premier League games have been played at Villa Park this season, and Aston Villa have won one, drawn one, and lost one.
- Southampton has won one and lost two league matches away from St. Mary’s Stadium this season.
- In their last six league matches, Aston Villa has won one, drawn one, and lost four.
- In the last six games, Southampton has won two, drawn one, and lost three.
Aston Villa vs Southampton Match Details
|Match:||Aston Villa vs Southampton, Premier League 2022.|
|Date:||Saturday, September 17, 2022.|
|Venue:||Villa Park (Birmingham).|
Southampton Probable Lineup
Aston Villa Probable Lineup
Aston Villa vs Southampton Team News
- Cash will not return until after the international break after being forced off during Aston Villa’s 1-1 draw with Manchester City.
- It looks like Ashley Young will start right back instead of Cash.
- Despite illness, Steven Gerrard remains hopeful that both Emi Martinez and Ollie Watkins will be available next week.
- Gerrard could be short of backup goalkeepers if Martinez fails to recover.
- It is not known when Tino Livramento and Romeo Lavia will return.
- Insufficient match fitness could force Duje Caleta-Car to sit out.
- Moussa Djenepo and Ainsley Maitland-Niles may both play here.
Unavailable Players (Injury Updates)
- Tino Livramento (Injured).
- Roméo Lavia (Injured).
- Jan Bednarek (Injured).
- Matty Cash (Injured).
- Diego Carlos (Injured).
- Ollie Watkins (Doubtful).
- Emiliano Martínez (Doubtful).
- Robin Olsen (Doubtful).
- Duje Caleta-Car (Doubtful).
Head to Head
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- C. Adams: Goal – 02 Assists – 00.
- J. Ward-Prowse: Goal – 01 Assists – 01.
- K. Walker-Peters: Goal – 01 Assists – 00.
- O. Watkins: Goal – 01 Assists – 02.
- Douglas Luiz: Goal – 01 Assists – 00.
Aston Villa vs Southampton FAQ
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