Aston Villa prepare to entertain Southampton at Villa Park on Saturday afternoon, looking to continue an impressive record. The Villans are clearly on top, having won 15 and lost only 5 of the 29 games.
The most recent encounter between these two sides at Villa Park was just last season, in October 2002, with Southampton 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:|
|2002/2003||Sat 22 Mar||Southampton||2 - 2||Aston Villa||PREM|
|2002/2003||Mon 21 Oct||Aston Villa||0-1||Southampton||PREM|
|2001/2002||Sat 27 Apr||Aston Villa||2 - 1||Southampton||PREM|
|2001/2002||Mon 24 Sep||Southampton||1 - 3||Aston Villa||PREM|
|2000/2001||Sat 21 Apr||Aston Villa||0 - 0||Southampton||PREM|
|2000/2001||Sat 18 Nov||Southampton||2 - 0||Aston Villa||PREM|
|1999/2000||Sat 18 Mar||Southampton||2 - 0||Aston Villa||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, 7 to 5.
Southampton have an average recent record on the road, with two wins, two draws, and two defeats. Just 6 goals have scored in these games, though to be fair only a measly 3 have been let in at the wrong end.
Aston Villa are stuck down in the relegation zone of Barclaycard Premiership with a return of just 11 points from their 13 games thus far. Southampton's 17 points from 13 games sees them lie inside the top half of the table, in 10th position.
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FootyMad's prediction ...
Villans go into their game against Southampton in confident mood, but FootyMad sees them coming down to earth, with the visitors narrowly taking all three points. Away win
|Aston Villa||Latest 2 games ended in defeat.|
Not won in the 3 most recent games.
|Southampton||Undefeated in last 3 away games.|
No win in the 3 most recent games.