Premier League – Match-day 36 Sees Crystal Palace take on Aston Villa

Performance Report
Crystal Palace vs. Aston Villa
Cris Lebron

Cris Lebron

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Live at Selhurst Park – Sunday – 1:00pm GMT kick-off.

Selhurst Park sees Sunday action as Palace take on Villa – 1:00pm GMT.

As it stands, Villa will go to Selhurst Park in eleventh place, Palace are currently in thirteenth.

Crystal Palace’s campaign so far has seen them accrue 41 points this season

Palace will hope to increase their wins in a row, having secured a 0-2 victory over Sheffield United in their last match.

Palace need to find a way to generate wins on a consistent basis, as they’ve recorded three losses in their last four matches. They currently stand thirteenth in the League, with 41 points having won 11 matches, drawn eight games, and lost 16 fixtures.

Palace have won five matches, drawn five games, and lost seven matches of their 17 League matches at home this season.

Victory for Crystal Palace would take their points tally to 44 so far this season.

Palace are missing seven players through injury or illness. This will affect Roy Hodgson’s selection choices significantly.

This season’s Premier League campaign, has so far seen Aston Villa 49 points

Villa must take a positive approach to this game, if they are to get anything out of, following their recent defeat to Manchester United at Villa Park.

Villa need to get out of the losing habit, with 10 recorded in the last 20 fixtures. They currently sit in eleventh place, with a total of 49 points having won 14 matches, drawn seven games, and lost 14 meetings.

Villa’s away record is remarkable and poses a significant threat to Palace. In the 17 games they’ve played on the road this season, they have so far won eight games, drawn three matches, and lost six meetings.

Aston Villa will have secured 52 points so far this season, should they secure a win.

Villa’s squad will likely be depleted of four of their key players when they start on Sunday, due to injury or illness.

Crystal Palace v Aston Villa Head-to-Head.

These two teams have already met each other 18 times with the tally being seven wins and six draws for Palace. In addition, the two teams have drawn all last three fixtures played.

For Palace, Wilfried Zaha scored
10 goals in 34 League fixtures this Premier League Season, while Ollie Watkins contributed with
10 goals in 34 League matches this campaign for Villa.

Other standout players for Palace are Christian Benteke and Eberechi Eze with seven goals and four goals respectively and for Villa are Anwar El Ghazi and Bertrand Traore with eight goals and six goals respectively.

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