FootyMAD's Charlton Athletic match preview

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History of the Aston Villa v Charlton Athletic fixture

Aston Villa prepare to entertain Charlton Athletic at Villa Park on Saturday afternoon, looking to continue an impressive record. The Villans are clearly on top, having won 15 and lost only 4 of the 28 games.

The most recent encounter between these two sides at Villa Park was less than a year ago, in April 2005, when they played out a goalless draw in a Premiership match.

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Recent encounters between the teams:
2004/2005Wed 20 AprAston Villa0-0Charlton Ath.PREM
2004/2005Wed 25 AugCharlton Ath.3 - 0Aston VillaPREM
2003/2004Sat 27 MarCharlton Ath.1 - 2Aston VillaPREM
2003/2004Sat 20 SepAston Villa2 - 1Charlton Ath.PREM
2002/2003Sat 22 FebCharlton Ath.3 - 0Aston VillaPREM
2002/2003Wed 11 SepAston Villa2 - 0Charlton Ath.PREM
2001/2002Mon 21 JanCharlton Ath.1 - 2Aston VillaPREM

Recent respective form guides

Aston Villa have managed to pick up just two wins from their last six home games, losing three, While Villans have scored 5, a worringly large 8 have been leaked at the other end.

The away form of Charlton Ath. however, is much more impressive, tasting just one defeat in their last six, and picking up four good wins. The games have constituted a decent return of 10 goals for the Addicks, and 11 goals against.

Aston Villa find themselves struggling down in 15th position in the league having picked up 12 points from their 13 matches. Charlton Ath.'s 19 points from 12 games sees them lie inside the top half of the table, in 10th position.

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Current form guides:PWDLFAP
Aston Villa6303689
Charlton Ath.61236115

FootyMad's prediction ...

Your FootyMad panel thinks that Aston Villa's indifferent home form is due to continue with a narrow home defeat against Charlton Ath.. Away win

Sequence statistics:
Aston Villa 5 games since last home draw.
Not drawn a match in their last 9 .
Charlton Ath. Not won in previous 2 away matches.
An overall losing run of 3 games.
No win in the 4 most recent games.