Aston Villa journey to Turf Moor to face Burnley within the Premier League on Saturday afternoon.
The final time Villa performed towards Burnley was all the best way again in January 2021 and misplaced 3-2 at Turf Moor. Villa haven’t suffered a direct defeat towards their claret cousins since 1974, half a decade earlier than their present supervisor, Steven Gerrard, was born.
Here’s the lineup Gerrard can put in to keep away from a repeat of the double blow.
Villa final seen by Norwich / James Williamson – AMA / GettyImages
Emi Martinez (GK) – The statistics haven’t been form to Martinez this season, the place the Argentine misplaced his status as one in every of the league’s greatest stoppers after a disappointing marketing campaign.
Matty Cash (RB) – The ever-present Cash is one in every of solely three Premier League outfielders to have began every of his crew’s league video games this season.
Calum Chambers (CB) – A shocking inclusion earlier than Ezri Konsa final weekend, a zero and a flawless outing could have given the Chambers a second straight begin.
Tyrone Mings (CB) – The membership captain has not missed a Premier League minute since January 2.
Lucas Digne (LB) – The winter season appeared clear and dusty when he suffered a shoulder harm that left him in a harness in early April. Still, lower than a month later, Digne was again in the primary crew final weekend.
John McGinn (CM) – In the absence of Jack Grealish, McGinn has placed on the mantle of full magnet for Villa this season and scored 82 – the second highest determine within the Premier League this semester.
Tim Iroegbunam (CM) – The 18-year-old acquired his first Premier League begin final weekend after Gerrard moved him up from beneath 23 and rewarded the midfielder who has “trained competitors in that position”.
Jacob Ramsey (CM) – Only the membership’s first midfielder Ollie Watkins has surpassed the six – aim midfielder this season.
Philippe Coutinho (AM) – After seven direct aim contributions throughout his first eight Premier League appearances in England, Coutinho has didn’t rating or arrange any objectives in his six consecutive matches.
Danny Ings (ST) – In and out of the beginning eleven, Ings is on his approach to his worst scoring season since his final injured days in Liverpool. Still, he leads the crew in assists that equate to a career-best of six.
Ollie Watkins (ST) – Villa’s main scorer wants yet another aim to hit double digits for the sixth season on the spin.