European hopefuls Leeds and Aston Villa go head-to-head within the Premier League this night.
Leeds, who go into this match tenth within the top-flight, are 5 factors off Everton within the ultimate Europa League spot.
Villa are some extent higher off and a win for both this Saturday might assist them push on to a giant end to the season.
Leeds beat Southampton in midweek whereas Villa misplaced to Leicester final trip.
Marcelo Bielsa’s males additionally claimed a 3-Zero win over Dean Smith and co in October due to Patrick Bamford’s hat-trick.
This fixtures has grow to be well-known for Bielsa permitting Villa to attain in opposition to Leeds in a dramatic 2019 conflict, sparking a little bit of a rivalry between the 2 sides – which has been emphasised by Gabby Agbonlahor on talkSPORT.
Leeds vs Aston Villa: Tips on how to hear
This match will get below approach at 5:30pm on Saturday, February 27.
Full protection from Elland Street shall be completely stay on talkSPORT, with our pre-match build-up beginning at 5pm.
Faye Carruthers shall be your host and commentary will come from Nigel Adderley and Micky Grey.
To tune in, click on the radio participant beneath or HERE for the stay stream.
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Leeds vs Aston Villa: Group information
Leeds: Meslier, Llorente, Cooper, Struijk, Ayling, Klich, Dallas, Helder Costa, Roberts, Raphinha, Bamford.
Subs: Alioski, Casilla, Hernandez, Harrison, Davis, Gelhardt, Cresswell, Jenkins, Huggins.
Aston Villa: Martinez, Elmohamady, Konsa, Mings, Targett, Nakamba, McGinn, Traore, Ramsey, El Ghazi, Watkins.
Subs: Heaton, Taylor, Douglas Luiz, Trezeguet, Barkley, Engels, Sanson, Davis, Hayden.
Leeds vs Aston Villa: What has been stated?
Leeds boss Marcelo Bielsa: “Aston Villa are a workforce that play very nicely, they’re constant.
“In that recreation we have been in a really excessive model of ourselves and within the 20 video games since, they’ve had ups and downs and so have we.
“I believe Aston Villa noticed the adjustments they wanted to make from final season they usually discovered options to the positions they thought they wanted to enhance.
“They managed to preserve the gamers that confirmed that they had the extent to play on this competitors they usually have some younger gamers who complement the undertaking and make it environment friendly.
“The aim is at all times to resolve the following recreation and to resolve the following recreation usually makes you preserve your place or enhance it.
“In fact, we hope to play sufficiently nicely to need to win and within the case we get a optimistic consequence, we’ll see the way it displays on the desk.”
Leeds vs Aston Villa: Match stats and details
- Leeds want to full their first league double over Aston Villa because the 1975-76 marketing campaign, following their 3-Zero win at Villa Park earlier this season.
- Aston Villa have received simply two of their final 17 away league video games in opposition to Leeds (D9 L6), with these victories coming in January and December 2000.
- Leeds want to win consecutive league video games in opposition to Aston Villa for the primary time since April/August 1995. Within the Premier League, the Whites have misplaced simply one in all their final eight conferences with the Villans (0-2 in February 2004).
- Solely Manchester United (17), Liverpool (14) and Newcastle (14) have received extra Premier League away video games in Yorkshire than Aston Villa (13). Nevertheless, the Villans have failed to attain of their final three top-flight visits to the county since beating Hull 2-Zero in April 2010.
- Leeds have misplaced 5 of their eight Premier League video games performed on Saturdays this season (W2 D1), whereas Aston Villa are unbeaten of their final six Saturday league video games (W5 D1), maintaining a clear sheet every time.
- All three of Aston Villa’s Premier League video games in opposition to promoted sides this season have completed 3-0, with the Villans beating Fulham and West Brom and shedding to Leeds. Aston Villa want to win away in opposition to all three promoted groups in a single Premier League season for the primary time.
- When conceding at the very least as soon as, Aston Villa have received simply one in all their final 22 Premier League video games (D4 L17), shedding 9 of their final 10 since beating Liverpool 7-2 in October.
- Leeds’ Patrick Bamford has scored 5 targets in his three begins in all competitions in opposition to Aston Villa, together with the primary Premier League hat-trick of his profession within the reverse fixture earlier this season.
- Aston Villa striker Ollie Watkins has confronted Leeds United extra typically than every other opponent with out scoring in his English league profession, drawing a clean in every of his seven appearances in opposition to the Whites.
- Aston Villa keeper Emiliano Martínez has a save share of 77.4% within the Premier League this season, the best on report in a single top-flight marketing campaign for the Villans (since 2003-04, min. 10 video games). The Argentine has additionally saved 12 clear sheets this time period, with Brad Friedel the final Villa goalkeeper to maintain greater than 12 in a top-flight season (15 in 2009-10).