Aston Villa vs Southampton: TV channel, live stream, team news & prediction

Aston Villa and Southampton face off in the Premier League this weekend separated by four place and five points in the current table.

Villa returned to winning ways last time out when they beat Brighton on the road. That ended a run of three games without defeat and was only a second win in eight games since Christmas.

Southampton, on the other hand, have been flying. Ralph Hasenhuttl's side have lost only one of their last 10 league fixtures to rise into the top half and have taken 11 points from the last 15 on offer in recent weeks alone.

This is everything you need to know about the game...

How to watch Aston Villa vs Southampton on TV/live stream

When is kick off? Saturday 5 March, 15:00 (GMT)
Where is the match being played?
St Mary's
TV channel/live stream?
Sky Sports Soccer Saturday*, BBC Final Score*, BT Sport Score* (UK), Peacock Premium (US)
Sky Sports Football YouTube, BBC Match of the Day (UK)
Referee? Peter Bankes
VAR? Paul Tierney

*updates only

Aston Villa team news & predicted lineup

There are no new injury concerns for Steven Gerrard to contend with here, with only Marvelous Nakamba and Carney Chukwuemeka ruled out. Bertrand Traore has a chance of returning to the squad after resuming training on Thursday but a late decision will be made.

Predicted lineup: Martinez; Cash, Konsa, Mings, Digne; Ramsey, McGinn, Luiz; Coutinho; Watkins, Ings

Southampton team news & predicted lineup

Mohammed Salisu, Kyle Walker-Peters and Mohamed Elyounoussi will all undergo late fitness tests and it would be a blow for the Saints if any of the trio are forced to miss out.

Shane Long is also a doubt, while Lyanco and Alex McCarthy are longer-term absentees.

Predicted lineup: Forster; Livramento, Bednarek, Salisu, Walker-Peters; S. Armstrong, Ward-Prowse, Romeu, Redmond; Adams, Broja

Aston Villa vs Southampton score prediction

After rotating heavily for their FA Cup fifth round win over West Ham, Ralph Hasenhuttl should be able to throw his starters back in fully refreshed and ready to beat a Villa side struggling for consistency.

Prediction: Aston Villa 0-2 Southampton

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Source : 90min