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Last updated : 12 January 2007 By Footymad Previewer
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History of the Manchester United v Aston Villa fixture

Aston Villa face a trip to Manchester United at Old Trafford on Saturday afternoon, and have come away with little in previous meetings, having been beaten a depressing 52 out of 80 times.

The most recent encounter between these two sides was earlier this season, the Red Devils carving out a narrow 2 - 1 victory in a F.A. Cup match.

For a detailed analysis of the head-to-head between the two sides, click here

Recent encounters between the teams:
2006/2007Sun 07 JanMan Utd.2 - 1Aston VillaFAC
2006/2007Sat 23 DecAston Villa0 - 3Man Utd.PREM
2005/2006Sat 17 DecAston Villa0 - 2Man Utd.PREM
2005/2006Sat 20 AugMan Utd.1 - 0Aston VillaPREM
2004/2005Sat 22 JanMan Utd.3 - 1Aston VillaPREM
2004/2005Tue 28 DecAston Villa0 - 1Man Utd.PREM
2003/2004Sat 15 MayAston Villa0 - 2Man Utd.PREM

Recent respective form guides

Manchester United could not have a more impressive recent home form, having won each of the last six games. In this time, Red Devils have rattled up an impressive 17 goals, and conceded 6.

In complete contrast to Man Utd., Aston Villa are having a torrid time on their travels, attaining just 3 draws from the previous six away games. While the Villans have hit 7 goals, 10 have hit the back of the wrong net.

Man Utd. are currently sitting proudly at the top of the entire league, having collected 54 points from the 22 games played. Aston Villa see themselves just below half way in the Barclays Premiership, showing a record of 26 points from their 22 games played so far,

For a detailed analysis of team form guides throughout the leagues, click here

Current form guides:PWDLFAP
Man Utd.641113713
Aston Villa60153101

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

Sequence statistics:
Man Utd. Won 6 successive home games.
7 games since last home draw.
Unbeaten run of 5 matches.
Aston Villa Lost each of the previous 3 away matches.
Not won in previous 6 away matches.
No win in the 11 most recent games.