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

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BRE vs AVL Dream11: Aston Villa have benefitted from a longer recovery time between fixtures compared to opponents Brentford, who face a huge physical test here having competed against Man City only four days previous to this match. However, the Bees had successfully won their last two home league games before the visit of Man City and against a Villa side significantly weakened defensively by the absence of Mings, Brentford have every right to be confident that they claim at least a point in this one. Consider utilising the double chance market in backing the hosts to gain either a victory or a draw.

Match Details

Date: January 2, Sunday
Kick-Off: 7.30 pm (IST)
Venue:  Brentford Community Stadium, Brentford

Premier League Table:

Brentford are at the 14th place in the current season. On the other side, Aston Villa are residing in the 12th spot of the table.

Premier League Live

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Recent Form

Brentford: DWLLL

Aston Villa: LWLWL

Head to Head

Aston Villa boast a superior record in the history of this fixture, claiming six wins from the last 15 meetings between the sides. Brentford have picked up three wins during that period, while six games have ended all square.

BRE vs AVL Dream11 Prediction Details

Brentford News

Injury Report and Unavailability:

  • Dominic Thompson was forced off injured late on against Manchester City on Wednesday and is unlikely to recover in time to face Aston Villa.
  • Rico Henry is expected to miss Brentford’s next two matches.

Expected Changes and Strategy:

  • Sergi Canos should earn a recall for Brentford and may even have to play on the left with Henry and Thompson both expected to miss out.
  • Christian Norgaard will return in midfield for Brentford after missing their 1-0 defeat to City through suspension.
  • Kristoffer Ajer is back working with the group but a return in the FA Cup next week is more realistic for the defender.

Brentford Starting XI (Likely)

Fernandez
Pinnock
Jansson
Sorensen
Roerslev
Baptiste
Jensen
Norgaard
Canos
Wissa
Toney

Aston Villa News

Injury Report and Unavailability:

  • Tyrone Mings is suspended for Aston Villa owing to an accumulation of yellow cards in the Premier League.

Expected Changes and Strategy:

  • Morgan Sanson will hope to have done enough to keep his place in the side from the 3-1 defeat to Chelsea last time Villa played.
  • John McGinn is back available for Villa after missing the defeat to Chelsea on Boxing Day.
  • Gerrard’s experiment with a 4-3-1-2 formation to pair Danny Ings and Ollie Watkins up front didn’t exactly go to plan against Chelsea.

Aston Villa Starting XI (Likely)

Martinez
Cash
Konsa
Hause
Targett
McGinn
Luiz
Ramsey
Buendia
Ings
Watkins

Brentford vs Aston Villa Fantasy Football Team & Tips

Captain Options

Ollie Watkins is a consistent performer for his team. In this competition, he has scored 5 goals with a conversion percentage of 38.46 percent. He could be the ideal captain’s choice for this competition.

Goals last season 14
Goals this season 5
Assists 1

Danny Ings has 3 goals this season and has the potential to be a star in this encounter. With a conversion rate of 31.10 percent, he could be a good decision in this encounter.

Goals last season 12
Goals this season 3
Assists 2

Differential Pick

John McGinn has 3 goal and can turn a game around on his own. He has two goals and an 76.48 percent pass accuracy. His conversion rate to his goal is 31.51 percent.

GK: Fernandez
DEF: Sorensen, Cash, Konsa
MID: Norgaard, Ramsey, McGinn, Baptiste
FOR: Watkins, Wissa, Ings

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Who will win today’s BRE vs AVL match?

  • Brentford only lost 1-0 to Manchester City on Wednesday but they never troubled the runaway league leaders. They barely laid a glove on City, who didn’t even get out of second gear. Brentford have now lost four of their last six home league matches.
  • Aston Villa have endured a heavily disrupted Christmas with games postponed either side of their Boxing Day defeat to Chelsea. Villa have alternated perfectly between wins and losses across the last six Premier League matches they have actually played, with Steven Gerrard’s defeats as manager coming against Liverpool, Manchester City and Chelsea.
  • Brentford are surprisingly unbeaten in their last seven meetings with Villa but that run is under serious threat on Sunday given the sheer amount of absentees they are dealing with.

Odds to Win:

The odds in favor of a win for Aston Villa in this clash is 2.42 as per bet365.

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Jeet Ghosh

Jeet Ghosh is a Football Journalist, living and working in Kolkata with years of experience. He is a Post Graduate in Journalism and Mass Communication from Jadavpur University. Jeet is a sports lover but has a special liking for football. He has worked as a football writer with The Citizen, Sportsflashes, Sportskeeda. He follows the football leagues around the world and is somewhat partial towards Real Madrid.

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