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Last updated : 02 November 2008 By Footymad Previewer
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History of the Newcastle United v Aston Villa fixture

Aston Villa face a trip to Newcastle United at St. James' Park on Monday evening, needing to turn around their fortunes at the ground. The Villans will be hoping to improve upon a record which has seen them lose 44 and win only 14 of the 72 games.

The most recent encounter between these two sides was just last season, in August 2007, when they played out a goalless draw in a Premier League match.

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

Recent encounters between the teams:
2007/2008Sat 09 FebAston Villa4 - 1Newcastle Utd.PREM
2007/2008Sat 18 AugNewcastle Utd.0 - 0Aston VillaPREM
2006/2007Wed 31 JanNewcastle Utd.3 - 1Aston VillaPREM
2006/2007Sun 27 AugAston Villa2 - 0Newcastle Utd.PREM
2005/2006Sat 11 FebAston Villa1 - 2Newcastle Utd.PREM
2005/2006Sat 03 DecNewcastle Utd.1 - 1Aston VillaPREM
2004/2005Sat 02 AprNewcastle Utd.0 - 3Aston VillaPREM

Recent respective form guides

Newcastle United have managed to pick up just two wins from their last six home games, losing three, The Magpies's have scored 8 goals in these games, but conceded an alarming 9.

The away form of Aston Villa however, is much more impressive, picking up four victories from the last six. The games have constituted a decent return of 13 goals for the Villans, and 6 goals against.

Newcastle Utd. are stuck down in the relegation zone of Barclays Premier League with a return of just 9 points from their 10 games thus far. Aston Villa find themselves in a respectable 5th position, courtesy of the 20 points they have accumulated from 10 games.

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

Current form guides:PWDLFAP
Newcastle Utd.61239115
Aston Villa632110611

FootyMad's prediction ...

Villans have been performing with great credit on their travels, and the Madmen see no reason why they should not return from St. James' Park with an easy victory. Away win

Sequence statistics:
Newcastle Utd. No sequences of note
Aston Villa 8 games since last away draw.
Won each of the previous 3 matches.
Last drawn game 4 outings ago.