Aston Villa and Watford face off on Saturday in an English Premier League showdown at Villa Park. When these two teams faced off in August of 2021 it was Watford that was able to come away with the 3-2 victory.
Aston Villa currently sits in 12th place in the standings having picked up 27 points. Over the last three games, Aston Villa has one win, one draw, and one loss. In the last game against Newcastle, the offense couldn’t get on the board, and they lost by a goal. Aston Villa had 63 percent of the possession, but they only managed one shot on goal, and that led to the loss. Aston Villa has scored 31 goals total while their defense has scored 36 goals total. Ollie Watkins has been the top player for Aston Villa scoring five goals and adding one assist. Jacob Ramsey has also been strong scoring five goals.
On the other side of this matchup is Watford who sits in 19th place in the standings having picked up 15 points. Watford has had an awful season, and they have had issues coming into this game. Watford has lost two games in a row including the last game against Brighton where they lost 2-1. Watford only had one shot on goal and 35 percent of the possession. Watford has scored 23 goals while their defense has given up 43 goals total. Emmanual Dennis has been the top player for Watford scoring eight goals and adding five assists.
This Watford team is awful and it’s not going to get any better in this game. Aston Villa is going to get a goal early, and that isn’t going to help the confidence of Watford. Aston Villa will continue to score goals, and they will secure the victory.