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AVL vs CHE Dream11 Prediction for Aston Villa vs Chelsea Premier League Live Score Fantasy Football Team Tips & Dream11 Team

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AVL vs CHE Dream11 Prediction: Aston Villa and Chelsea will clash against each other in the Boxing Day round of fixtures in the Premier League. Villa saw their last game against Burnley postponed due to covid-19 fears. The hosts defeated Norwich City 2-0 in their last outing, and are placed 10th on the league table.

Chelsea dropped further points last weekend, after being held to a 0-0 draw by Wolves. The London club have managed to win just 2 games out of their last six PL outings, and are placed third in the table.

Date: 26 December, Sunday
Kick-Off: 11:00 PM
Venue: Villa Park

Premier League Table

Chelsea| 3rd ; Aston Villa| 10th

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Recent Form (League)
Chelsea : DDWLW
Aston Villa : WLWLW

Head to Head

Their last five matches against each other have resulted in two wins for Chelsea, and one win for Aston Villa. Two games have ended in draw, with the latest one coming in September this year, where they played out a 1-1 draw.

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Aston Villa News

Injury Report and Unavailability: 

  • Bertrand Traore, Marvelous Nakamba, Leon Bailey are confirmed absentees for the fixture.
  • Steven Gerrard has not disclosed which players are available for selection.
  • There are no suspensions.

Expected Changes and Strategy:

  • Aston Villa should lineup in their usual 4-3-3 formation.
  • E. Martinez starts between the sticks, with Konsa and Mings playing at centre back. M. Cash starts at right-back, with M. Targett playing at left back.
  • J. McGinn, Luiz and J. Ramsey start as the three midfielders.
  • E. Buendia starts on the left-wing, Ashley Young starts on the right.
  • O Watkins will lead the lines for the hosts on Sunday.

Aston Villa Starting XI

Emiliano Martinez
Matty Cash
Ezri Konsa
Tyrone Mings
Ashley Young
John McGinn
Jacob Ramsey
Douglas Luiz
Emiliano Buendia
Ollie Watkins
Ashley Young

Chelsea News

Injury Report and Unavailability:

  • Ben Chilwell is ruled out due to an injury.
  • Kai Havertz and Ruben Loftus Cheek will likely miss out due to covid-19.
  • Hakim Zieych is also a doubt due to an injury.
  • There are no suspensions for the visitors.

Expected Changes and Strategy:

  • Chelsea will stick to their usual 3-4-2-1 formation.
  • E. Mendy starts in goal, with Azpilicueta, Thiago Silva and A. Rudiger in the defence.
  • Reece James and Marcus Alonso start at right wing back and left wing back respectively.
  • Jorginho and N’ Golo Kante could start as the holding midfielders.
  • Mason Mount will start on the left side of attack, with Matteo Kovacic getting an advanced role on the right side of attack.
  • Christian Pulisic starts as the striker for Chelsea.

Chelsea Starting XI (Likely)

E. Mendy
Thiago Silva
A. Rudiger
C. Azpilicueta
R. James
M. Alonso
Kante
Jorginho
M. Mount
Pulisic
M. Kovacic

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Aston Villa vs Chelsea Fantasy Football Team & Tips

Mason Mount is a certain captaincy pick for Sunday’s encounter. Despite all the injuries and poor form, the youngster has been a mainstay in the Chelsea side.

Games Played 15
Goals 7
Shot on Target 17
Assists 4
Pass Accuracy 85
Completed Passes 387
Successful Tackles 19
Tackle Accuracy 59

Reece James has been one of the standout players for Chelsea this season, with 9 goal contributions already to his name. Moreover, Chelsea have a good opportunity to keep a clean sheet against Aston Villa.

Games Played 14
Goals 4
Shot on Target 7
Assists 5
Pass Accuracy 87
Completed Passes 568
Successful Tackles 18
Tackle Accuracy 64

 

Differential Pick

O. Watkins is our differential pick for this encounter. The arrival of Steven Gerrard has helped Aston Villa get back to winning ways. Watkins scored and assisted one goal each in 2-0 win over Norwich City.

 

GK: E. Martinez
DEF: T. Silva, M. Alonso, R. James, Rudiger
MID: M. Mount, N. Kante, J. McGinn, D. Luiz
FOR: C. Pulisic, O. Watkins

Who will win today’s football match?

  • Chelsea are the favorites to win this encounter, despite missing several key players.
  • Aston Villa have been in terrific form off-late, and can really take the game to the visitors.
  • We will go for a draw in this fixture.

 

Match Odds: 

Chelsea: 3/4
Aston Villa: 9/2

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