Match Today: Aston Villa vs Leicester City 04-02-2023 English Premier League
Aston Villa seem to improve on their run of three straight Premier League wins, they started the weekend in 11th place, three places ahead of their opponents.
While City are only three places below Villa, there is a ten-point gap between the two sides. Aston Villa have shone nicely under new manager Unai Emery. In their last five league matches, the Manchester United's Manchester United have finished sixth with ten points. This compares to just one they've won. City.
Villa achieved its last league victories over Leeds and Southampton, and European football next season is out of the question. A seventh may be enough to enter the European Conference League. Villa is only three points away from this position, losing only one of the last five league matches at home after winning. With five matches at Villa Park this season.
Aston Villa vs Leicester City
Leicester City enter this match one point clear of the relegation zone in the Premier League. They may have performed well in the FA Cup, but the level of the Premier League has fallen again.
City had a terrible start to the season, and have recovered but have been on the slopes lately. Only one point from their last five league games has seen them face relegation trouble again. They drew their final league game 2-2 at home to Brighton (conceding a late goal) However, they had lost four straight matches prior to this, failing to score in three of them.
His away form saw Leicester lose their last two league games, the last of which was a 2-0 loss to Nottingham Forest, as Villa returned to continue their form and claim another home win.
Leicester City vs Aston Villa
Aston Villa has 10 points from the last five league matches, Leicester has only one point from the last five league matches, Aston Villa has won three of the last five home matches in the league.
Leicester have failed to score in three of their last five Premier League matches, Aston Villa have won three of their last four league games, and Leicester City have lost seven of their ten away matches this season.
Aston Villa are making good progress under Unai Emery, there's more consistency in the squad now and that's something Leicester City don't have, and they are struggling towards the bottom of the table having lost seven away games this season.