Aston Villa will welcome Bournemouth to Villa Park on Saturday for their match of the 2nd round in the Premier League. The hosts were very close to a surprise draw in their visit to Tottenham the previous round, while the Cherries disappointed their supporters with a draw at home to newly promoted Sheffield United.
Aston Villa vs Bournemouth Head to Head
|Head to Head||Last game||Last games||Last games home/away|
|Aston Villa||Loss||2 W/ 0 D / 1 L||1 W/ 0 D / 1 L|
|Bournemouth||Win||1 W/ 0 D / 2 L||1 W/ 0 D / 1 L|
Last game between the teams: 09.04.2016 Premier League: Aston Villa – Bournemouth 1:2; Jordan Ayew 85’; Steve Cook 45’, Joshua King 74’
Last game at this venue: 09.04.2016 Premier League: Aston Villa – Bournemouth 1:2; Jordan Ayew 85’; Steve Cook 45’, Joshua King 74’
Worth mentioning: No draw has been registered in the three meetings between the two sides so far. Aston Villa has two victories to their name, while the Cherries won only the last encounter. Each of the matches were decided by one goal margin. Two of the matches featured over 2,5 goals and witnessed goals at both ends, as they both finished with the same score of 2:1. The only game that took place in Bournemouth saw the visitors from Aston Villa get all the three points.
Aston Villa vs Bournemouth Stats
|As of 14.08||Last game||Last games||Last games home/away|
|Aston Villa||Loss||7 W/ 1 D / 2 L||4 W/ 0 D / 1 L|
|Bournemouth||Draw||4 W/ 3 D / 3 L||2 W/ 1 D / 2 L|
Last game Aston Villa: 10.08.2019 Premier League: Tottenham – Aston Villa 3:1; Tanguy Ndombele 73’, Harry Kane 86’, 90′; John McGinn 9’
Next game Aston Villa: 23.08.2019 Premier League: Aston Villa – Everton
Last game Bournemouth: 10.08.2019 Premier League: Bournemouth – Sheffield United 1:1; Chris Mepham 62’; Billy Sharp 88’
Next game Bournemouth: 25.08.2019 Premier League: Bournemouth – Manchester City
|Last 10 games||GF:GA||Over 2.5||BTTS||Clean Sheets|
Worth mentioning: Aston Villa had the perfect preparation for the new season in the Premier League, winning all of their five friendlies. They were very close to upsetting one of the league favorites in the face of Tottenham in their opening game after taking the lead early on, but three goals conceded after the 70th minute turned the match in Tottenham’s favor. Four of Villa’s last five outings produced over 2,5 goals and the same also saw both involved teams hitting the back of the nets.
Bournemouth began the season with a draw at home to Sheffield United. Three of the Cherries last five encounters featured over 2,5 goals, while just two witnessed goals at both ends. Bournemouth has scored in seven of their last eight appearances away from home.
Aston Villa vs Bournemouth News
Missing players Aston Villa: James Chester.
Missing players Bournemouth: Arnaut Groeneveld, Lloyd Kelly, David Brooks, Daniel Gosling, Junior Stanislas, Simon Francis, Lewis Cook.
Aston Villa vs Bournemouth Predictions
Both teams to score & over 2,5 goals – 2.10 @ bet365