Aston Villa prepare to entertain Blackburn Rovers at Villa Park on Saturday afternoon, looking to continue an impressive record. The Villans are clearly on top, having won 41 and lost only 18 of the 76 games.
The most recent encounter between these two sides at Villa Park was less than a year ago, in January 2005, the Villans carving out a narrow 1-0 victory in a Premiership match.
For a detailed analysis of the head-to-head between the two sides, click here
|Recent encounters between the teams:|
|2004/2005||Sat 01 Jan||Aston Villa||1-0||Blackburn R.||PREM|
|2004/2005||Sat 02 Oct||Blackburn R.||2 - 2||Aston Villa||PREM|
|2003/2004||Sat 20 Mar||Aston Villa||0 - 2||Blackburn R.||PREM|
|2003/2004||Sat 20 Dec||Blackburn R.||0 - 2||Aston Villa||PREM|
|2002/2003||Sun 02 Feb||Aston Villa||3 - 0||Blackburn R.||PREM|
|2002/2003||Sat 04 Jan||Aston Villa||1 - 4||Blackburn R.||FAC|
|2002/2003||Sun 03 Nov||Blackburn R.||0 - 0||Aston Villa||PREM|
Recent respective form guides
Aston Villa losing only 1 of the last six, but drawing 4 of them. The goals for column just outweighs the goals against over this period, 7 to 6.
The away form of Blackburn R. is pretty dire, collecting just 4 draws from the last six contests. Rovers have conceded 6 goals in these games, and only hit 3 in reply.
Aston Villa find themselves struggling down in 14th position in the league having picked up 2 points from their 3 matches. Blackburn R. see themselves just below half way in the Barclays Premiership, showing a record of 4 points from their 3 games played so far,
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FootyMad's prediction ...
With Aston Villa only showing average form at home, the Madmen are expecting them to play out a draw. Score draw
|Aston Villa||Failed to win in previous 5 home matches.|
Not won in the 8 most recent games.
|Blackburn R.||Not won in previous 7 away matches.|