FM Preview: Aston Villa v Newcastle United 17 Sep 2011
By Footymad Previewer
Updated Friday, 16th September 2011
This week FootyMad's match preview focuses on the game between Aston Villa and Newcastle United at 15:00 on 17th September 2011 in the Premier League.
History of the Aston Villa v Newcastle United fixture
Newcastle United face a trip to Aston Villa at Villa Park on Saturday afternoon, needing to turn around their fortunes at the ground. The Magpies will be hoping to improve upon a record which has seen them lose 40 and win only 18 of the 75 games.
The most recent encounter between these two sides was less than a year ago, in April 2011, the Villans carving out a narrow 1 - 0 victory in a Premier League match.
Recent encounters between the teams
|2010/2011||Sun 10 Apr||Aston Villa||1 - 0||Newcastle Utd.||Premier League|
|2010/2011||Sun 22 Aug||Newcastle Utd.||6 - 0||Aston Villa||Premier League|
|2008/2009||Sun 24 May||Aston Villa||1 - 0||Newcastle Utd.||Premier League|
|2008/2009||Mon 03 Nov||Newcastle Utd.||2 - 0||Aston Villa||Premier League|
|2007/2008||Sat 09 Feb||Aston Villa||4 - 1||Newcastle Utd.||Premier League|
|2007/2008||Sat 18 Aug||Newcastle Utd.||0 - 0||Aston Villa||Premier League|
|2006/2007||Wed 31 Jan||Newcastle Utd.||3 - 1||Aston Villa||Premiership|
For a detailed analysis of the complete head-to-head record between the two sides, click here
Recent respective form guides
Aston Villa are unbeaten in their last six home games, but have drawn three of them. A total of 8 goals have been scored by the Villans in those games, with 3 conceded.
Newcastle United have an average recent record on the road, collecting 2 wins and 3 draws from the last six. The Magpies's have scored 6 goals in these games, but conceded an alarming 7.
Aston Villa's 6 points from 4 games sees them lie inside the top half of the table, in 8th position.
Newcastle United's total of 8 points from their 4 games sees them sitting in the playoff places in Barclays Premier League.
Current overall team form
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FootyMad's prediction ...
Not a lot has been going right generally for Newcastle United on their travels as of late, but we can certainly see them gleaning a point from their game against Aston Villa. No-score draw
|Aston Villa||Unbeaten in the last 7 home games.
Drawn each of their last 2 games.
Not won in the 2 most recent games.
|Newcastle United||Undefeated in last 4 away games.
9 games since last defeat.
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