Aston Villa and Watford settle within the West Midlands on Tuesday night with only one point separating the clubs within the Premier League table.
The Hornets, on the rear of a six-match unbeaten streak, will remain outside of the relegation zone if they avoid defeat.
Comparing current sort of both, Watford begin ahead because the favorites,
and it also helps that they’re taking over a team that had just gained promotion to the present top division this last summer.
However, the house advanatge of Villa and therefore the struggles of Watford on the road, suggests that a clean sheet could be out of the question for the guests.
However, at a time when his team are still in need of firepower,
Dean Smith would are hugely impressed together with his team’s spirit in claiming a share of the spoils at Brighton & Hove Albion on Saturday.
Despite the result not being enough to stay Villa out of the relegation zone,
they a minimum of ensured that they only remain three points adrift of 14th position, highlighting the competitiveness of the lower regions of the standings.
Jack Grealish took his tally to seven goals and five assists for the season at the Amex Stadium,
and Smith may feel that the playmaker must produce another inspirational performance on Tuesday night so as to earn a result.
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Aston Villa vs Watford Team News
Despite the short recovery period, Smith is unlikely to form many changes to Villa’s starting lineup.
The most likely switch is in midfield, where Danny Drinkwater might be replaced by either Douglas Luiz or Conor Hourihane.
Providing that no striker is signed before Monday’s deadline,
Trezeguet, Anwar El Ghazi and Grealish should form a front three.
Having suffered a hamstring injury against Spurs, Ismaila Sarr will miss out for Watford,
which should cause a start for Roberto Pereyra.
However, the remainder of the team could stay an equivalent , with Christian Kabasele having to form do with a spot among the replacements.
Aston Villa will line up without a recognised striker for the fourth successive match
because the prospective deal for Mbwana Samatta has not been completed in time.
Douglas Luiz could start after impressing as a substitute at Brighton.
Watford winger Ismaila Sarr has been ruled out after injuring his hamstring against Tottenham.
Danny Welbeck might be involved for the primary time since suffering a torn hamstring in October.
Aston Villa vs Watford Line Up
Aston Villa possible starting lineup:
Reina; Konsa, Mings, Hause; Guilbert, Luiz, Nakamba, Targett; Trezeguet, El Ghazi, Grealish
Watford possible starting lineup:
Foster; Mariappa, Dawson, Cathcart, Masina; Chalobah, Capoue; Pereyra, Doucoure, Deulofeu; Deeney
Aston Villa vs Watford Head-to-head (h2h)
The last time these two met, Watford recorded a 3-0 victory.
Watford also are on a three-match winning run in official games.
It’s been 13 years since Aston Villa have won reception against this opponent.
Watford have conceded two or more goals altogether of their official visits to the present venue within the past twenty years.
How to watch Aston Villa vs Watford
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