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Match preview:

Aston Villa will host Southampton this Saturday (5th March) at 8:30 PM at Villa Park. After 3 winless matches in the league, Aston Villa went back to winning ways after defeating Brighton 2-0. And Southampton had 2 back to back victories (extending their unbeaten run to 5 matches) and they never conceded a goal in the last 2 matches after their 2-0 win against Norwich City.  

Head to head: 

In the last 8 matches between Villa and Southampton, there was 1 draw, Southampton won 6 times, and Villa won only once.

Form Guide Villa:

In the last 7 matches Villa played with other teams, there were 2 draws, Villa won 3 times, and lost 2 times.

Form guide Southampton:

In the last 8 matches Southampton played with other teams, they won 5 times, drew twice, and lost once.

Statistics:

Villa played 33 games, scored 53 goals, and conceded 43 goals. They won 14 matches and drew 4 matches, and lost 15 matches. On average they scored 1.61 goals per game and score more than 1.5 goals in 26 matches, more than 2.5 goals in 19 matches, more than 3.5 goals in eleven matches, and more than 4.5 goals in five matches. Southampton played 35 games, scored 59 goals, and conceded 47 goals. They won 14 matches, drew 13 games, and lost 8 matches. On average they scored 1.69 goals per game. They scored more than 1.5 goals in 28 matches, over 2.5 in 20 matches, over 3.5 goals in 17 matches, and over 4.5 goals in 5 matches.

Match prediction: 

There is a 60 percent chance of Villa winning and a forty percent chance of Southampton winning.

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Squad for Southampton:

Alex McCarthy, Harry Lewis, Fraser Forster, Willy Caballero, Kyle Walker-Peters, Jack Stephens, Mohammed Salisu, Jan Bednarek, Yan Valery, Romain Perraud, Valentino Livramento, Thierry Small, Lyanco, Oriol Romeu, James Ward-Prowse, Nathan Redmond, Moussa Djenepo, Stuart Armstrong, William Smallbone, Nathan Tella, Ibrahima Diallo, Mohamed Elyounoussi, Kgaogelo Chauke, Che Adams, Shane Long, Theo Walcott, Armando Broja, Adam Armstrong, and Kazeem Olaigbe.  

Expected 11 for Southampton:

Alex McCarthy, Kyle Walker-Peters, Jack Stephens, Mohammed Salisu, Thierry Small, Lyanco, Oriol Romeu, James Ward-Prowse, Ibrahima Diallo, Che Adams, and Adam Armstrong. 

Squad for Aston Villa:

Emiliano Martínez, Viljami Sinisalo, Robin Olsen, Matthew Cash, Ezri Konsa, Tyrone Mings, Kortney Hause, Ashley Young, Sil Swinkels, Lucas Digne, Calum Chambers, Douglas Luiz, John McGinn, Marvelous Nakamba, Morgan Sanson, Jacob Ramsey, Emiliano Buendía, Carney Chukwuemeka, Lamare Bogarde, Hayden Lindley, Tim Iroegbunam, Josh Feeney, Philippe Coutinho, Benjamin Chrisene, Tommi O’Reilly, Ollie Watkins, Bertrand Traoré, Leon Bailey, and Danny Ings.  

Expected 11 for Villa:

Emiliano Martínez, Robin Olsen, Tyrone Mings, Kortney Hause, Ashley Young, Douglas Luiz, Marvelous Nakamba, Morgan Sanson, Carney Chukwuemeka, Philippe Coutinho, and Leon Bailey.

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