In the first round match Aston Villa beat Newcastle at home with a score 2:0. In ten consecutive previous matches between Newcastle and Aston Villa, the prediction was “total under 2.5 goals”. In seven of the last ten face-to-face fights between the rivals, was played the bet "both will score - no". In six of Aston Villa's last eight Premier League games they have scored at most one goal.Bet Now!
Only two points gained during this period could not improve the tournament situation of Steve Bruce's wards. The team is slowly drifting towards the outsider zone and, in fact, has already got involved in the struggle for registration. Currently, Newcastle is 16th in the standings and is just one point ahead of Fulham, who lead the underdog group.
At home, the Magpies have not won often either. In seven previous home matches Newcastle have managed to achieve just one victory. In total, Steve Bruce's wards won four in 13 home matches in the English Championship, lost six more matches and ended three in a draw. In terms of playing in their home arena, the “forty” have only 16th place in the Premier League. It should be noted that Newcastle is one of the worst teams in terms of playing on the defensive at home. The team conceded 22 goals in 13 matches.
A number of first-line players will not be able to help Newcastle in this match. These are midfielders Miguel Almiron and Allanou Saint-Maximin, defender Fabian Cher and striker Callum Wilson.
Birminghamians or the number of applicants for European Cup tickets are gradually falling into the middle of the standings. At the moment, Aston Villa has settled in ninth position and is already eight points behind the top 5 teams.
Compared to the first half of the championship, Dean Smith's charges are much weaker on the road. In the last eight away games, they achieved only two victories and in addition to rivals from the top four, they managed to lose to teams from the survival group.
Aston Villa has only one loss. Team captain Jack Grealish will miss the match. Courtney House and Wesley are close to returning. Their participation in the duel is questionable.
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