Man. Utd. face a trip to Aston Villa at Villa Park on Wednesday evening, hoping to improve upon an average previous return from this fixture. Of the 85 games played, Red Devils have recorded 31 wins, and Aston Villa have come away with 35 victories.
The most recent encounter between these two sides was just last season, in November 2008, when they played out a goalless draw in a Premier League match.
For a detailed analysis of the head-to-head between the two sides, click here
|Recent encounters between the teams:|
|2009/2010||Sat 12 Dec||Man. Utd.||0 - 1||Aston Villa||PREM|
|2008/2009||Sun 05 Apr||Man. Utd.||3 - 2||Aston Villa||PREM|
|2008/2009||Sat 22 Nov||Aston Villa||0 - 0||Man. Utd.||PREM|
|2007/2008||Sat 29 Mar||Man. Utd.||4 - 0||Aston Villa||PREM|
|2007/2008||Sat 05 Jan||Aston Villa||0 - 2||Man. Utd.||FAC|
|2007/2008||Sat 20 Oct||Aston Villa||1 - 4||Man. Utd.||PREM|
|2006/2007||Sat 13 Jan||Man. Utd.||3 - 1||Aston Villa||PREM|
Recent respective form guides
Aston Villa have been playing quite well at home, winning 3, drawing 2, and losing just 1. A total of 12 goals have been scored by the Villans in those games, with 8 conceded.
The Red Devils have had a decent run of form away from home recently, coming away with three points on 3 occasions, but drawing 1 and losing 2. The Red Devils's have a narrow positive goal difference over these games, with 11 goals for and 9 against.
Aston Villa lie just outside the playoff positions in the Barclays Premier League, picking up 41 points from their 24 games so far. Man. Utd.'s total of 56 points from their 25 games sees them sitting in the playoff places in Barclays Premier League.
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|Current form guides:||P||W||D||L||F||A||P|
FootyMad's prediction ...
Man. Utd. are not doing too bad on their travels, and I think they should continue by carving out a narrow victory at Aston Villa. Away win
|Aston Villa||Unbeaten in the last 5 home games.|
Unbeaten run of 8 matches.
|Man. Utd.||Won each of the previous 4 matches.|
Last drawn game 7 outings ago.