Aston Villa vs Everton Prediction & Match Preview

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Aston Villa vs Everton kicks off Matchday 3 of the 2019/20 Premier league season. The hosts will look to bounce back after a negative start to the campaign. On the other hand, Everton will want to build on what they have accomplished so far in the opening two games of the season. Let’s take a closer look as Aston Villa face Everton at Villa Park on Friday evening.

Aston Villa vs Everton Prediction & Match Preview

Friday, August 23 – 15:00 EST – Villa Park

Aston Villa’s start to the season has been disappointing to say the least. Despite dominating a good part of the match, they were not strong enough to come back and beat Bournemouth in front of their fans. They will look to do better this time around as their quest for the first point of the season still continues. The home team is currently sitting in last place with the likes of Newcastle, Southampton, and Watford. One may say that the season is still young, but they definitely need to improve to avoid getting caught in the bottom half of the table. Aston Villa needs improvement offensively and defensively in order to do that.

On the other hand, Everton has enjoyed their start to the season. Having picked up a draw and a win in as many games will definitely bring confidence to the team. Last week, they defeated Watford with a 1-0 scoreline as Bernard scored the only goal of the match in the 10th minute. So far, the visitors have been doing very well defensively, as they picked up two consecutive clean sheets. However, they will need to score more goals eventually if they want to start a win streak. Speaking of which, Everton will look to do just that against a discouraged Aston Villa side. Historically, they have lost 1 of their last 11 matches against Aston Villa in the Premier League. We think that they will be capable of continuing their positive form on Friday, however we are wary that the home team will fight hard in front of their fans.