Aston Villa prepare to entertain Manchester City at Villa Park on Wednesday evening, and hold the advantage on previous meetings between the two. Of the 74 games played, Villans have recorded 37 wins, and Man City have come away with 15 victories.
The most recent encounter between these two sides at Villa Park was less than a year ago, in April 2006, with Man City inflicting a narrow 0-1 defeat upon the Villans in a Premiership match.
For a detailed analysis of the head-to-head between the two sides, click here
|Recent encounters between the teams:|
|2005/2006||Tue 25 Apr||Aston Villa||0-1||Man City||PREM|
|2005/2006||Tue 14 Mar||Man City||2 - 1||Aston Villa||FAC|
|2005/2006||Sun 19 Feb||Aston Villa||1 - 1||Man City||FAC|
|2005/2006||Mon 31 Oct||Man City||3 - 1||Aston Villa||PREM|
|2004/2005||Sat 07 May||Aston Villa||1 - 2||Man City||PREM|
|2004/2005||Sat 27 Nov||Man City||2 - 0||Aston Villa||PREM|
|2003/2004||Sun 04 Apr||Aston Villa||1 - 1||Man City||PREM|
Recent respective form guides
Aston Villa are unbeaten in their last six home games, but have drawn three of them. A total of 9 goals have been scored by the Villans in those games, with 3 conceded.
The away form of Man City is pretty dire, collecting just 1 solitary point from the last six. While the Sky Blues have hit 4 goals, 13 have hit the back of the wrong net.
Aston Villa find themselves in a respectable 5th position, courtesy of the 23 points they have accumulated from 14 games. Man City find themselves struggling down in 14th position in the league having picked up 16 points from their 14 matches.
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FootyMad's prediction ...
The match against Man City is certainly an interesting one with me deciding its going to end up with a victory for the Villans in a close run game. Home Win
|Aston Villa||Unbeaten in the last 8 home games.|
Drawn each of their last 2 games.
Not won in the 2 most recent games.
|Man City||Lost each of the previous 3 away matches.|
Not won in previous 9 away matches.