Premier League

Premier League 2022-23: Liverpool vs Aston Villa: Predicted lineup, injury news, head-to-head, telecast


May 18 2023
Liverpool vs Aston Villa

There are huge stakes on the line for both clubs that will look for three points.

Liverpool are set to face Aston Villa in their penultimate Premier League contest for the 2022-23 season. The Reds have their eyes set on a UEFA Champions League qualifying spot and winning this game is absolutely vital for the club. Jurgen Klopp’s men are fifth in the table, one point behind fourth and third-placed Manchester United and Newcastle United respectively.

However, the visitors are no pushovers. Under Unai Emery, Aston Villa is finishing the season on a strong note and looking towards securing European qualification themselves. The side is eighth in the league table with 57 points, level with seventh-placed Tottenham Hotspur and one point behind sixth-placed Brighton & Hove Albion.

As the fixture gets closer by the hour, here is a look at what to expect: 


Saturday, 20 May 2023 at 14:00 UTC (7:30 PM IST) at Anfield.


Liverpool (in all competitions): W-W-W-W-W

Aston Villa (in all competitions): D-W-L-L-W

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Players to Watch

Mohamed Salah (Liverpool)

Mohamed Salah is in exceptional form for Liverpool. The winger managed three assists in the previous fixture against Leicester City FC. Furthermore, he scored a goal each in three fixtures prior to the win against the Foxes. He has 19 goals and 10 assists in the 2022-23 campaign and will be a serious threat to Aston Villa.

Ollie Watkins (Aston Villa)

Ollie Watkins is the leading goalscorer for Aston Villa in the Premier League. The forward has 14 goals and six assists for the club. Unai Emery will hope that the striker can find the back of the net and give his team a huge boost towards securing a place in the UEFA Europa League next season.

Match Facts

  • Liverpool FC has won its last seven matches in the league. 
  • Only Manchester City (92) and Arsenal (83) have scored more goals in the PL than Liverpool (70).
  • Trent Alexander-Arnold has created 24 big chances in the league, third-highest behind Kevin De Bruyne and Bruno Fernandes.

Injury & Team News

Stefan Bajcetic and Calvin Ramsay are out with injuries for Liverpool. Aston Villa has no injuries or suspensions to worry about.

Head to Head

Total Matches – 119

Liverpool wins – 65

Aston Villa wins – 28

Draws – 26

Predicted Lineup for Liverpool vs Aston Villa

West Ham United predicted lineup (4-3-3)

Alisson (GK), Alexander-Arnold, Van Dijk, Konate, Robertson, Fabinho, Jones, Henderson, Diaz, Gakpo, Salah.

Aston Villa predicted lineup (4-4-2)

Martinez (GK), Young, Konsa, Mings, Moreno, McGinn, Bailey, Luiz, Ramsey, Buendia, Watkins.

Match Prediction for Liverpool vs Aston Villa

The match has huge stakes on the line. Both teams will try to aim for the win and play on the front foot. One can expect goals from the fixture and getting points on the board will be the minimum requirement. While a draw will be an outcome that the teams will aim to avoid, it could be the outcome that they settle for.

Prediction: Liverpool 2 – 2 Aston Villa


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