FootyMAD's Aston Villa match preview

Last updated : 22 December 2006 By Footymad Previewer
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History of the Aston Villa v Manchester United fixture

Man Utd. face a trip to Aston Villa at Villa Park on Saturday afternoon, hoping to improve upon an average previous return from this fixture. Of the 81 games played, Red Devils have recorded 28 wins, and Aston Villa have come away with 35 victories.

The most recent encounter between these two sides was just last season, in December 2005, as the visitors ran out cosy 0 - 2 winners in a Premiership match.

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

Recent encounters between the teams:
2005/2006Sat 17 DecAston Villa0 - 2Man Utd.PREM
2005/2006Sat 20 AugMan Utd.1 - 0Aston VillaPREM
2004/2005Sat 22 JanMan Utd.3 - 1Aston VillaPREM
2004/2005Tue 28 DecAston Villa0 - 1Man Utd.PREM
2003/2004Sat 15 MayAston Villa0 - 2Man Utd.PREM
2003/2004Sun 04 JanAston Villa1 - 2Man Utd.FAC
2003/2004Sat 06 DecMan Utd.4 - 0Aston VillaPREM

Recent respective form guides

Aston Villa have only collected 1 win and 3 draws from the last six home games played. The Villans's have scored 6 goals in these games, but conceded an alarming 7.

Man Utd.'s away form is none too clever either, winning and losing 3 each of the last six games. These low-scoring games have seen just 5 goals scored and conceded.

Aston Villa's 25 points from 18 games sees them lie inside the top half of the table, in 9th position. Man Utd. are currently sitting proudly at the top of the entire league, having collected 44 points from the 18 games played.

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

Current form guides:PWDLFAP
Aston Villa6042694
Man Utd.641112513

FootyMad's prediction ...

Man Utd. are in reasonable form away from home coming into this match, and the Madmen are quite confident that they should come away with a comfortable victory from this contest. Away win

Sequence statistics:
Aston Villa Been beaten in each of their previous 2 home matches.
Failed to win in previous 3 home matches.
Not won in the 6 most recent games.
Man Utd. 12 games since last away draw.
Last drawn game 6 outings ago.