Following the progression of the England Premier League to the 6th game week of the tournament, Aston Villa is looking forward to winning the competition as they welcome Leeds United on their home ground, Villa Park Stadium, on Friday, 23th October 2020. The match is set to kick off by immediately 20:00 GMT.
Aston Villa, who sits in second place of the League table with 12 points, is looking forward to adding to their victory list the visiting team in the 9th position.
The host, who is coming from a victory in their last match against Leicester City playing a goal with a reply on Sunday, 18th October 2020.
In the challenging 90 minutes game, The Villa had 50% ball possession with ten shots on goal, out of which four were on target, while Leicester City had 11 shots on goal, out of which five were on target. Ross Barkley was the one who scored the precious goal for The Villa in the 90th minute of the game, leading to their victory.
The Peacocks were defeated at home in their last match against Wolverhampton Wanderers on Monday evening, 19th October 2020, playing one goal without reply from Leeds United.
In the match, The Peacocks pressed their opponent with 65% and had eight shots on goals from which two were on target. Raul Jimenez of the Wolverhampton Wanderers netted-in the precious goal of the match in the 70th minute leading to their victory against The Peacocks. According to head-to-head statistics of the two teams from December 2016 to date, we can see that Aston Villa has won just a match, lost two, and drawn 3 in their last six meetings against Leeds United.
Looking at their form guide, we can see that The Villa had five wins, one loss without stalemate. The host lost to Stoke City in an EFL Cup Match on 1st October, playing one precious goal without a reply from Aston Villa. On the other hand, the visiting team had won 3 matches, drawn two and lost two matches in their last seven matches.
Looking at Aston Villa's squad, we can see that Wesley Moraes will not be playing against Leeds United due to the knee injury as he is receiving treatment as expected to return to his squad by early January of the Year.
However, Dean Smith is still loaded with dangerous players to tackle The Peacocks on Friday.
As for Leeds United, Marcelo Bielsa's squad includes some players who will not be chanced to play against Aston Villa due to their respective injuries.
Looking at the way things are, we expect Aston Villa to defeat their visitors, playing two goals again 1.
We predict a match odd of 2.42 for Aston Villa to defeat Leeds United, 2.99 for Leeds United to win, and 3.74 for the game to end as a draw between the two teams.
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