On Sat Sep 18th, in week 5, Aston Villa will host Everton at Villa Park in a Premier League match. Weather on match day is looking like a cloudy and cool day, with daytime temperatures of only 16 degrees, which is great football weather. In Aston Villa’s last match they recorded a 0-3 loss against Chelsea. Romelu Lukaku scored the first goal for Chelsea in the 15th minute, then Mateo Kovačić added another in the 49th minute In the end, Aston Villa couldn’t muster any offence and Chelsea ran away with the shutout win. Aston Villa looks to improve on their recent performance, having earned only 10 points in their last 10 matches, while in Everton’s last match they recorded a 3-1 win against Burnley. Ben Mee struck first for Burnley in the 53rd minute, then Michael Keane tied it up for Everton in the 60th minute on a feed from Andros Townsend Finally they completed the comback victory in the 65th minute on a goal by Andros Townsend to cap off a wild match. Everton is looking for direction having earned 16 points in their last 10 matches.
This match will be the first time these two teams face eachother this season. Last season Aston Villa won the head to head battle with 1 win and 1 draw.
Both Dominic Calvert-Lewin and Demarai Gray have been the hottest scorers for Everton in the last 5 each having scored 3 goals each. Aston Villa is lucky enough to have a few offensive weapons, with Anwar El Ghazi and Danny Ings each having 2 goals in their last five
Dean Smith’s Aston Villa squad will be without Trezeguet, Bertrand Traoré, Keinan Davis, Ezri Konsa and Jaden Philogene-Bidace, while Rafael Benítez Maudes’s squad will be without Fabian Delph and James Rodríguez.