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The Foxes travel to Villa Park!



In a game that feels like a six-pointer, its Aston Villa VS Leicester City!


Recent Form:


LCFC - D-W-W-D-W

AVFC - L-W-L-W-D

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Aston Villa face a very in-form Leicester side, but what happened the last time these two teams met?


Villa travelled to The King Power Stadium, where Ross Barkley scored a 90+1 minute goal to seal all three points! A very well struck shot, had way too much pace and power for Schmeichel to save. After two very good defensive performances, Villa won the game.

Aston Villa will look to complete a first league double over Leicester City since the 2003-04 campaign.

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Villa will look to be cautious in this game, and learn from their mistakes last season; where Jamie Vardy punished them for a disgraceful defensive display. Expect ANOTHER game where villa are on the backfoot and defending in this game, trying to be aware of the talented James Maddison.

Saying this, Leicester may be tired after they played a full-strength side against Slavia Prague in a 0-0 draw on Thursday.

Aston Villa should be fresh and raring to go after they had a week break from their last game against Brighton.


TEAM NEWS


Matty Cash will be missing for only the second Premier League match of the season after he sustained a hamstring injury against Brighton.

Kortney Hause and Wesley are both sidelined once again.


Jack Grealish is an injury doubt, after 'allegedly' picking up an injury in training. Dean Smith has not confirmed that allegation.


For Leicester, Ricardo was rested for their European tie on Thursday night and looks set to return to their squad at Villa Park alongside Timothy Castagne.

James Justin (ACL), Wesley Fofana (hamstring) and Ayoze Perez will miss the match, according to Foxes boss Brendan Rodgers.

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A win for Villa, would not see them move up or down the table, but will put them 1 point behind a Europa League spot.

Whereas if the Foxes pick up all three points, it will see them move up to 2nd place and 7 points behind leaders Manchester City. As long as results go their way.

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“I think they’ve become one of the big ones [clubs]. The winning of the Premier League a few years ago catapulted them into that group. With the season they had last year they were very unfortunate to miss out on the top four. I think they would have made it if we hadn’t gone into Lockdown. They’ve continued to impress this season and it doesn’t surprise me. I would certainly put them up there as one of the teams that’s breaking into that big six.”

Dean Smith on Leicester City.

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Predicted XI:




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Score Predictions:

Kian Davies - 2-1

Sam Walker - 1-1

The AVFC Faithful - 1-1

PAGEY - 2-2

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Lets hope for a positive result, and back the boys!



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