Welcome to our preview of the Newcastle vs Aston Villa Premier League match to be played this weekend. Newcastle sit in ninth place and Aston Villa in eleventh. For Newcastle another mid table finish beckons, but Aston Villa are only 4 points clear of the relegation zone. Both teams have abysmal recent form with just 4 to 5 points in the last 6 matches. So this really is a battle for survival.

Recent Form

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So both team have had a hard time of it lately, winning just one of their last six matches.

Previous Meetings

Newcastle have won 43 of the corresponding fixture, with 13 draws and 13 Aston Villa victories. Here is the recent results for the fixture:

02/09/12 PRL Newcastle United 1 – 1 Aston Villa
05/02/12 PRL Newcastle United 2 – 1 Aston Villa
22/08/10 PRL Newcastle United 6 – 0 Aston Villa
03/11/08 PRL Newcastle United 2 – 0 Aston Villa
18/08/07 PRL Newcastle United 0 – 0 Aston Villa
31/01/07 PRL Newcastle United 3 – 1 Aston Villa
03/12/05 PRL Newcastle United 1 – 1 Aston Villa
02/04/05 PRL Newcastle United 0 – 3 Aston Villa
01/11/03 PRL Newcastle United 1 – 1 Aston Villa
20/04/03 PRL Newcastle United 1 – 1 Aston Villa

Goals Scored

Newcastle United have scored 32 Goals this season
Aston Villa have scored 27 Goals this season

Goals Conceded

Newcastle United have conceded 38 goals this season
Aston Villa have conceded 36 goals this season

Top Scorers

Newcastle United’s top scorers are Remy with 11 goals, Gouffran with 6 goals and Ben Arfa with 3 goals
Aston Villa’s top scorers are Benteke with 7 goals, Bacuna with 4 goals and Kozak with 4 goals.

Team and Selection News

Newcastle United have 4 players due to come back from injury in Tiote, Obertan, and Coloccini. While
Bigirimana remains on the injured list.
Aston Villa will be missing Kozak their second top scorer of goals this season. And will also be without Okore.

Conclusion

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