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Premier League – Aston Villa – Brentford on Match-day 3

Aston Villa vs. Brentford

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Villa Park sees Saturday action as Villa take on Brentford – 4:00pm GMT.

Villa, currently struggling in tenth place, will face the challenge of a visiting, eighth placed Brentford.

Aston Villa arrive at this meeting, having secured three points so far this season

Villa come to this fixture on the back of a victory, having beaten Newcastle United 2-0 at Villa Park.

Success in football comes from winning more games than your opponents, simply put, if Villa can continue to extend their winning streak from one games then The Villa will have an incredible season. With three points, they are established in tenth in the League having won one game and lost one game.

Playing at home, Villa have won one game.

A win in this fixture, would take Aston Villa’s points from 3 to 6, so far this season.

Good Attacking Performance

They have a good scoring average of four goals (2 from open play and two penalties). Their stand out attacking players have been Danny Ings (2), John McGinn (1), and Anwar El Ghazi (1). Villa have shown a poor defensive performance so far, having conceded three goals in their previous games.

Injury and illness have depleted Dean Smith’s Villa and they will likely be missing four key personnel for Saturday’s match.

Brentford’s campaign so far has seen them accrue four points this season

With Thomas Frank’s men stubbornly held to a 0-0 draw in their last match, he will hope to find the key to unlock the defence in this fixture.

Brentford seem unable to get over the line on a consistent basis, with one draws in one game. Their position is eighth in the League, and they have four points having won one game and drawn one game.

Brentford have drawn one game of their one League matches away from home this season.

Winning this fixture will see Brentford on 7 points.

Thomas Frank could be missing up to two of their players through injury or illness for the game on Saturday.

Aston Villa v Brentford – Head-to-Heads.

Both teams have already faced each other six times with the record being three wins and three draws for Villa. Also, the two sides have been unable to break the dead-lock on three occasions out of the last five fixtures, resulting in draws.

There is a 49.75 percent probability of a Villa win.

*The credit for all of photos in this article belongs to AP*

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