Stadium: Villa Park (Birmingham)
Referee: Darren England
In the fifth round of the championship of England, Aston Villa will face Crystal Palace. This match will begin on September 16. In the last six visits to Birmingham, the London club five times left the field without a productive action. Will the hosts be able to win at home?Claim Your Welcome Bonus!
The Birmingham team has two wins and two defeats in the current Premier League campaign. The team could not mark the best qualities in away matches against strong opponents and twice was defeated - 1:5 by Newcastle United and 0:3 by Liverpool. In two meetings, they justified the status of the favorite - four unanswered goals to Everton in their arena and 3:1 away with Burnley. With six points, Aston Villa is tenth in the English league table.
After the victory over Sheffield United in the first round (1:0), Crystal Palace at their arena could not take advantage of the numerical advantage against Arsenal and suffered a 0:1 defeat. Then the team exchanged away results with Brentford and shared the points - 1:1. On the eve of the international break, the team under the leadership of Roy Hodgson in his arena finished Wolverhampton. With seven points, Crystal Palace is located on the seventh line in the EPL.
Expert Betting Tips
The favorite is considered the team under Unai Emery, but to take three points without a fight will not work. Crystal Palace is a difficult opponent for almost all teams in the English championship. In addition, Londoners go to the Lions field with additional motivation. In five of the last six visits to Villa, Palace players have not scored a goal. We expect this statistic to change, and the next game with Aston Villa will please with high productivity in attack.