ENGLAND – PREMIER LEAGUE : Aston Villa vs Liverpool match prediction.
Aston Villa vs Liverpool : 05/10/22 09:00 PM
Tip Aston Villa – Liverpool
Aston Villa plays host to Liverpool at Villa Park in this Premiership encounter. The home team are in 11th position with 43 points while the visitors are in second position with 83 points. Aston Villa will be looking for their third consecutive victory which will only be the third time they have achieved this feat in their last nine seasons in top flight football. They have gained seven points from their last three matches which has ended any relegation fears. Prior to this three match unbeaten run they had lost four matches on the trot. Aston Villa have only won two of their last eight league matches. They won this fixture 7-2 last season but have not won consecutive home matches against Liverpool since 1998. Villa have been beaten 14 times at home by Liverpool in the Premier League era, the most away wins the Reds have achieved against any one team.
Liverpool are having a golden season and are in the finals of three Cup competitions but the league title hopes may be slipping away from them as they were held to a 1-1 draw in their last match against Tottenham. To compound their problems league leaders won 5-0 against Newcastle to open up a three point gap with three matches to go. The emphatic victory for City has meant that they now also have a 4 goal better goal difference than Liverpool and can even afford to lose a match. Liverpool will be looking to avenge their embarrassing 7-2 defeat from last season and keep their slim title hopes alive. They have won 13 of their last 14 away matches with one draw across all competitions.
Key points Aston Villa – Liverpool
In four of Aston Villa’s last six matches there have been over 2.5 goals.
Only one team has scored in their last five home matches.
Villa have failed to score in three of their last six matches.
In four of Liverpool’s last five matches there have been under 2.5 goals.
Liverpool have scored in their last 14 away matches.
ConclusionASTON VILLA – LIVERPOOL
Aston Villa will be aware of a wounded Liverpool after they were soundly beaten on their last visit to Villa Park. Liverpool have shown great character this season after once trailing Manchester City by 13 points to close the gap to three points. They will need a huge win to improve their goal difference while also hoping that Manchester City lose a match. We are backing Liverpool for the win.