The Premier League Matchday 19 match between Aston Villa and Chelsea will take place on December 26 at Villa Park Stadium (Birmingham).
After the change on the coaching bridge, the team significantly improved, in the last 6 matches of the championship Aston Villa won 4 victories, losing 2 times.
In early December, Birmingham lost at home to Manchester City (1: 2), after which they beat Leicester at home (2: 1).
The visit to Liverpool ended in defeat for Steven Gerrard’s team with a score of 0: 1, and in the last match they defeated Norwich (2: 0).
After 17 Premier League matches, Aston Villa is 10th with 22 points. Goal difference 23-25, Ollie Watkins scored 5 goals.Will not play Nakamba and Traore, questionable Samson, Stiyr and Davis.
Wards Thomas Tuchel lost the lead in the Premier League, in the 4 previous tournament games the team has managed to win only 1 game – in early December the Londoners at home defeated, “Leeds” (3: 2).
Then the Blues exchanged goals at home in the match with Everon (1: 1), and on the road they parted with Wolverhampton – 0: 0.
In the last match Chelsea beat Brentford 2-0 away with an own goal and penalty kicks to advance to the English League Cup semi-finals.
After 18 Premier League games, Chelsea are in 3rd place with 38 points. The goal difference is 39-12, Mason Mount scored 7 goals.Will not play Havertz and Chilwell, in question Loftus-Chick and Jorginho.
Forecast and rate
For Aston Villa’s victory in this meeting, download 1xbet app give odds of 5.20 , for a draw in regulation time – 3.85 , and for Chelsea’s victory – 1.70.
In the first round, Chelsea defeated Villa 3-0, and in the 3rd round of the League Cup they beat the Birminghamians on penalties (1: 1, 5: 4). At Birmingham the Londoners have won 3 of their last away matches and lost twice.
Steven Gerrard’s side have 3 wins and 3 losses in their last 6 games, and Chelsea have not won two away games in a row. We predict thatChelsea will not lose…
Interesting betting options “Both To Score” for 1.95 and Total over 2.5 for 2.00.