Leeds United & Aston Villa meet on Match-day 9
Sunday Premier League action from Elland Road, as Leeds take on Villa.
It’s a clash of eleventh vs fifteenth, as Leeds host Villa at Elland Road.
Leeds United have eight points to their name, going into this tie
With a win in their previous game, (5-2) against Brentford, Leeds will likely be in a positive frame of mind.
Also, Jesse Marsch knows that a run of two losses in three matches for his Leeds side, is going to be a tough run of form to change. However that is exactly what he must try to deliver. With eight points (2W, 2L and 2D), they are established in eleventh position in the League having won two meetings, drawn two games, and lost two meetings.
When Leeds host Villa, they will do so on the back of two victories and one draw on their own ground.
A victory for Leeds United would put them on 11 points.
Good Attacking Performance
They have a good scoring record of 10 goals. Their stand out attacking players have been Rodrigo Moreno (4), Luis Sinisterra (2), and Brendan Aaronson (1). Leeds have a poor defensive record so far, having conceded 10 goals in their previous matches.
Jesse Marsch could be missing up to five of their players through injury or illness for the game on Sunday.
Aston Villa’s Premier League season, has so far seen them gain seven points, going into this game
Villa will hope to increase their wins in a row, having secured a 1-0 victory over Southampton in their last fixture.
Also, Villa need to get out of the losing habit, with four recorded in the last seven meetings. Their position is fifteenth in the League and they have seven points, that is, 1W, 4L and 1D having won one game, drawn one game, and lost four fixtures.
Villa have lost three meetings of their three League matches playing away this season.
Aston Villa will have 10 points if they manage to secure a victory.
Steven Gerrard will be forced to make changes to the plans for his squad, as injury or illness has depleted him of four of his Villa players.
Leeds United v Aston Villa – Head-to-Head.
Regarding their historical duels the clubs have previously met each other 33 times with the result being 12 wins and 11 draws for Leeds. In addition, Villa have tasted defeat against Leeds in three out of the previous five meetings with them. The last time they played each other in this competition was July 2022 and the score line ended up with a 1-0 win for Leeds United.
Players to watch
For Leeds, Rodrigo Moreno contributed withfour goals in six League fixtures this Premier League Season, while Douglas Luiz is one of the top performing players after having scoredone goal in seven League games so far for Villa.