EFL Cup: Villa vs LCFC


At Villa Park's home field, Aston Villa are in advantage of the draw in the first leg and will welcome Leicester City which is in very precarious form in the semi-finals of the League Cup. Watch the Foxes continue to flourish to win the 3rd match in a row in 3 different domestic arenas. Or Aston will continue the excitement from the important victory against Watford recently and cut a series of 4 matches without winning the opponent.

Aston Villa have had the attack of striker Ally Samatta from Genk in Belgium for £ 28 million and the Tanzanian could debut after a week of training with his new teammates. There was more positive news with the return of Keinan Davis when he was fully training and the youngster could also join the match squad. Having created an impact from the bench in the last two matches, Douglas Luiz should partner with Marvelous Nakamba in midfield, especially when newcomer from Chelsea on loan, Daniel Drinkwater, is suspended. and therefore are not eligible to face his former club. Aston is in high spirits as he has just defeated direct competitor Watford 2-1 at home. The 7th win in the Premier League this season helped them get out of the red light group with only 2 points more meager. The home field is not helping them with confidence because they lost 3 times in the last 6 matches.

The quick return from Wilfred Ndidi's injury was a huge boost for the visitors, although Jamie Vardy was a doubt through injury. Even if the former England international failed to start, the Foxes remained on standby at Kelechi Iheanacho, who boasted an excellent record against Villa, scoring an equalizer in the reverse match. are center-back Caglar Soyuncu and creative midfielder Ayoze Perez are the only other two players capable of holding their place from a 1-0 win over Brentford in the FA Cup on Saturday. Foxes have just crushed West Ham at home with a 1-0 victory over Brentford in the fourth round of the FA Cup.  




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