FootyMAD's Aston Villa match preview

Last updated : 02 December 2005 By Footymad Previewer
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History of the Newcastle United v Aston Villa fixture

Newcastle Utd. prepare to entertain Aston Villa at St. James' Park on Saturday afternoon, looking to continue an impressive record. The Magpies are clearly on top, having won 43 and lost only 14 of the 69 games.

The most recent encounter between these two sides at St. James' Park was less than a year ago, in April 2005, as the visitors ran out cosy 0-3 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:
2004/2005Sat 02 AprNewcastle Utd.0-3Aston VillaPREM
2004/2005Sat 28 AugAston Villa4 - 2Newcastle Utd.PREM
2003/2004Sun 18 AprAston Villa0 - 0Newcastle Utd.PREM
2003/2004Sat 01 NovNewcastle Utd.1 - 1Aston VillaPREM
2002/2003Mon 21 AprNewcastle Utd.1 - 1Aston VillaPREM
2002/2003Sat 07 DecAston Villa0 - 1Newcastle Utd.PREM
2001/2002Tue 02 AprAston Villa1 - 1Newcastle Utd.PREM

Recent respective form guides

Newcastle United have been playing quite well at home, winning 3, drawing 2, and losing just 1. The goals for column just outweighs the goals against over this period, 6 to 5.

Aston Villa have an average recent record on the road, winning and losing 3 each of the last six games. The Villans's have a narrow positive goal difference over these games, with 14 goals for and 12 against.

Newcastle Utd. see themselves just below half way in the Barclays Premiership, showing a record of 18 points from their 14 games played so far, Aston Villa find themselves struggling down in 15th position in the league having picked up 15 points from their 14 matches.

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

Current form guides:PWDLFAP
Newcastle Utd.6303559
Aston Villa6303699

FootyMad's prediction ...

This is certainly an intriguing match for the Magpies, and one in which the FootyMad team are tentatively suggesting a drawn game. No-score draw

Sequence statistics:
Newcastle Utd. Won 3 successive home games.
4 games since last home draw.
Latest 3 games ended in defeat.
Not won in the 3 most recent games.
Aston Villa 8 games since last away draw.
Last drawn game 12 outings ago.