Aston Villa is “red lantern” this edition of the championship, occupying the last position, already relegated to English football’s second echelon. The hosts of this afternoon come after 11 consecutive defeats suffered in championship matches in which they received 32 goals, managed to score only 7. In this season, Aston Villa managed to offer fans just two wins in 18 matches played Villa Park, they managed to get four draws and lost 12 times, being the team with the most defeats at home. “Lions” have the worst defense in the Premier League, cashing no less than 72 goals this season, having also as an attack, pointing out only 27 times in 36 stages.
“The atmosphere in the club is a pleasant one. The players are happy and trains well. We will not hand an easy match because Aston Villa will want to steal victory for the fans, but also for the history of the club. “Said Benitez at a press conference, according to its website premierleague.com.
Newcastle are in a delicate situation, this time occupying 17th position in the standings, just above the relegation zone. Despite the fact that there is a point above the occupant 18, “magpies” are at hand the results obtained by those from Sunderland, who have a match less, but considering the program of the two teams in this final season, the band Rafa Benitez’s favorite seems to be in the Premier League .. keep guests coming in this afternoon after four rounds they have two victories, winning at home against the Crystal Palace and Swansea, having drawn in disputes with Liverpool Manchester City. Like his opponent, Newcastle has a feeble defense, cashing no less than 64 goals this season, having also a modest attack, scoring only 39 goals in 36 stages.
• Aston Villa
Bunn – Hutton, Richards, Clark, Lescott – Grealish, Veretout, Westwood, Gueye – Ayew, Gestede
Darlow – Anita, mbembe, Lascelles, Dummett – Townsend, Tiote, Colback, Sissoko – Wijnaldum – Mitrovic