Aston Villa prepare to entertain Manchester United at Villa Park at tea-time on Saturday, and hold the advantage on previous meetings between the two. Of the 84 games played, Villans have recorded 35 wins, and Man. Utd. have come away with 31 victories.
The most recent encounter between these two sides at Villa Park was less than a year ago, in January 2008, as the visitors ran out cosy 0-2 winners in a F.A. Cup match.
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|Recent encounters between the teams:|
|2007/2008||Sat 29 Mar||Man. Utd.||4 - 0||Aston Villa||PREM|
|2007/2008||Sat 05 Jan||Aston Villa||0-2||Man. Utd.||FAC|
|2007/2008||Sat 20 Oct||Aston Villa||1 - 4||Man. Utd.||PREM|
|2006/2007||Sat 13 Jan||Man. Utd.||3 - 1||Aston Villa||PREM|
|2006/2007||Sun 07 Jan||Man. Utd.||2 - 1||Aston Villa||FAC|
|2006/2007||Sat 23 Dec||Aston Villa||0 - 3||Man. Utd.||PREM|
|2005/2006||Sat 17 Dec||Aston Villa||0 - 2||Man. Utd.||PREM|
Recent respective form guides
Aston Villa have been playing quite well at home, winning 3, drawing 2, and losing just 1. The goals for column just outweighs the goals against over this period, 9 to 7.
Man. Utd. have an average recent record on the road, collecting 2 wins and 3 draws from the last six. The games have constituted a decent return of 9 goals for the Red Devils, and 3 goals against.
Aston Villa find themselves in a respectable 5th position, courtesy of the 23 points they have accumulated from 13 games. Man. Utd. sit in a healthy 3rd in the league, and have picked up 24 points from their 12 games.
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FootyMad's prediction ...
Villans go into their game against Man. Utd. in confident mood, but FootyMad sees them coming down to earth, with the visitors narrowly taking all three points. Away win
|Aston Villa||4 games since last home draw.|
Not drawn a match in their last 7 .
|Man. Utd.||Not won in previous 3 away matches.|
Last drawn game 4 outings ago.