Our match prediction:
Aston Villa were on the verge of beating Watford at Vicarage Road Stadium, but the team eventually conceded two late goals and suffered a 3-2 loss to Quique Sanchez Flores’ men. The Villans have already started packing their bags, but their proud will be at stake in Saturday’s football game against Newcastle United. The Magpies are desperate to avoid relegation and they will be looking to build on a 1-0 win over Crystal Palace when they take on the Villans at Villa Park. Rafa Benitez’s men are just one point clear of the relegation zone and considering that both Sunderland and Norwich City have one game in hand, the Magpies face a must-win situation in Saturday’s clash against Aston Villa. The Villans have little to play for against Newcastle and we predict that the visitors will grab a victory, which should help them secure the elite division survival.
Highlighted Team (Aston Villa):
Aston Villa are one of the three clubs that dropped to the Championship at the end of the 2015/2016 Premier League campaign. The Villans host their rivals at Villa Park, the stadium that was opened in 1897 and its’ capacity is 42,682. However, it has to be noted that the highest attendance recorded at the stadium was 76,588 when Aston Villa faced Derby County in the FA Cup back in 1946. Aston Villa’s fiercest rivals are Birmingham City and West Bromwich Albion. Nonetheless, the rivalry between Aston Villa and Wolves and Coventry City is big as well. Aston Villa have won seven First Division (Premier League) trophies, with the team clinching seven FA Cup trophies as well. The team’s biggest success, though, came in 1982 when they won the European Cup. The Villans defeated Bayern Munich (1-0) in the title game and Peter Withe was named the man of the match.