Manchester City vs Aston Villa

Manchester City vs Aston Villa preview for the Saturday lunchtime match in the Premier League at the Etihad Stadium.

Manchester City resume Premier League action this weekend with a game against Aston Villa at the Etihad.The Citizens claimed a comfortable 2-0 win over Crystal Palace, who are something of a bogey team, ahead of recovering from going a goal down to thrash Atalanta 5-1 in the Champions League.

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The Premier League champions will hope that they continue to make up ground on leaders Liverpool, who are six points ahead of them in the Premier League.

Manchester City vs Aston Villa Match Info

Date: Saturday October 26 2019
Kick-off time: 13.30pm EU
Venue: Etihad Stadium
Referee: Graham Scott

Manchester City vs Aston Villa Head-To-Head Record

Last 3 matches

  • March 5 2016: Manchester City 4-0 Aston Villa
  • January 30 2016 (FA Cup 4th round): Aston Villa 0-4 Manchester City
  • November 8 2015: Aston Villa 0-0 Manchester City

Total head-to-head league matches played: 154

  • Manchester City wins: 63
  • Aston Villa wins: 52
  • Draws: 39

Manchester City vs Aston Villa Match Preview

Manchester City suffered a shock 2-0 defeat to Wolves in their last Premier League home match, but are not expected to have any such problems when they host their conquerors’ West Midlands rivals Aston Villa.

That loss is probably best attributed to being ‘one of those days’ that happen now and again to the best teams for City still had 76% possession, they just could not break down their opponents and were undone twice in the last 10 minutes on the counter-attack by the rapid Adama Traore.

Aston Villa will travel north with the possible realisation that if this is another of the wide open, entertaining goalfests in which they have been involved over the course of their last five matches, it will not help them to get a positive result.