Aston Villa face a trip to Manchester United at Old Trafford on Saturday afternoon, needing to turn around their fortunes at the ground. The Villans will be hoping to improve upon a record which has seen them lose 49 and win only 11 of the 77 games.
The most recent encounter between these two sides was just last season, in December 2003, as they swept to an impressive 4 - 0 win 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||Tue 28 Dec||Aston Villa||0 - 1||Man Utd.||PREM|
|2003/2004||Sat 15 May||Aston Villa||0 - 2||Man Utd.||PREM|
|2003/2004||Sun 04 Jan||Aston Villa||1 - 2||Man Utd.||FAC|
|2003/2004||Sat 06 Dec||Man Utd.||4 - 0||Aston Villa||PREM|
|2002/2003||Sat 15 Mar||Aston Villa||0 - 1||Man Utd.||PREM|
|2002/2003||Sat 26 Oct||Man Utd.||1 - 1||Aston Villa||PREM|
|2001/2002||Sat 23 Feb||Man Utd.||1 - 0||Aston Villa||PREM|
Recent respective form guides
Manchester United are in decent form at home, having won four and drawn two of their last six games, These high-scoring games have yielded a total of 11 goals for the Red Devils, with 2 goals against.
In complete contrast to Man Utd., Aston Villa are having a torrid time on their travels, chalking up just 1 victory, with 5 defeats, from the last six. Villans have conceded 12 goals in these games, and only hit 3 in reply.
Man Utd. sit in a healthy 3rd in the league, and have picked up 47 points from their 23 games. Aston Villa's 31 points from 23 games sees them lie inside the top half of the table, in 10th position.
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FootyMad's prediction ...
Villans are in poor form away, and the FootyMad team are afraid to say this game can be passed over as a comfortable defeat against Man Utd.. Home win
|Man Utd.||Drawn last 2 games at home.|
Failed to win in previous 2 home matches.
Unbeaten run of 10 matches.
|Aston Villa||Lost each of the previous 5 away matches.|
Not won in previous 5 away matches.
Last drawn game 9 outings ago.