Aston Villa vs. West Ham United: Premier League – Match Preview

West Ham United will be looking to secure a third consecutive when they travel to Aston Villa tonight.

Aston Villa have three points from their first four matches on their return to the Premier League.

Prior to the international break, they were edged out 1-0 away at Crystal Palace, with Jordan Ayew scoring the winner.

West Ham United eased past Norwich City last time out, with Sebastian Haller continuing his excellent start to the season.

Andriy Yarmolenko scored his first goal in about a year having recovered from a serious ACL injury.

Match history
West Ham took four points off Aston Villa the last time the latter where in the Premier League.

The fixture at Villa Park finished 1-1, with Ayew, then of Aston Villa, scoring a late equaliser.

Last five Premier League meetings
West Ham United 2 Aston Villa 0 – 02/02/16
Aston Villa 1 West Ham United 1 – 26/12/15
Aston Villa 1 West Ham United 0 – 09/05/15
West Ham United 0 Aston Villa 0 – 08/11/14
Aston Villa 0 West Ham United 2 – 08/02/14

Both teams to score – 1/2 with Bet 365

Team news
Villa will be without the banned Trezeguet following his red card against Palace.

James Chester and Matt Targett are likely to miss out once again due to injury.

Jack Wilshere is likely to miss out again due to technical reasons, with Mark Noble in good form.

With the exception of Michail Antonio and Winston Reid, West Ham have a near fully fit squad.

Expected starting XI’s
Aston Villa (4-3-3): Heaton; Guilbert, Engels, Mings, Taylor; Douglas Luiz, McGinn, Grealish; Jota, El-Ghazi, Wesley
West Ham United (4-3-3): Fabianski; Fredericks, Ogbonna, Diop, Masuaku; Rice, Noble, Lanzini; Yarmolenko, Anderson, Haller


Result: West Ham United (6/4 with Bet 365)

Correct Score: 1-2 (10/1 with Bet 365)

Anytime Goalscorer: Sebastian Haller (6/4 with Betfair)

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