CRYSTAL PALACE will be eager to build on their hard fought draw against Liverpool when they welcome Aston Villa to South London on Saturday.
The Eagles executed the perfect counter-attacking move at Anfield to go 1-0 up completely against the run of play.
Wilfried Zaha put the Eagles 1-0 up at Anfield against the run of playCredit: Rex
Emiliano Buendia’s 85th minute strike turned out to be the winner against EvertonCredit: Rex
But Patrick Vieira’s men will be kicking themselves for not coming away with all three points especially after Darwin Nunez’s sending off.
And now, Palace find themselves facing a Villa side who will be full of confidence having scraped a 2-1 win over Everton last weekend.
However, Villa’s frailties have already been exposed on the opening weekend of the season by Premier League new boys Bournemouth.
What time does Crystal Palace vs Aston Villa kick off?
- Crystal Palace will entertain Aston Villa on Saturday, August 20.
- It is scheduled to kick off at 3pm UK time.
- Selhurst Park in South London is the allocated arena for this encounter and it can hold around 25,456 spectators.
- The spoils were shared when Palace and Villa last met in May.
Is Crystal Palace vs Aston Villa on TV and can I live stream it?
- Unfortunately, Crystal Palace vs Aston Villa will NOT be broadcasted live on television in the UK.
- This is due to the TV football blackout law in the UK which permits matches from being shown between 2:45pm and 5:15pm.
- However, fans in the US can head to Peacock to stream the entire action.
Patrick Vieira will more than likely have to continue with the quartet of James McArthur, James Tomkins, Jack Butland and Nathan Ferguson.
However, the Crystal Palace boss could revert to bringing either Odsonne Edouard or Jean Phillippe-Mateta back to the starting eleven despite Wilfried Zaha excelling in the up-top role at Anfield.
Michael Olise also made his return to action after some time out in the treatment room so the young starlet will be pushing for a start.
Elsewhere, Aston Villa boss Steven Gerrard would have been delighted to escape from the gruelling match against Everton with no fresh injury concerns.
Which could see the Liverpool legend go with the exact same team who picked up three points last weekend.
- Crystal Palace to win 31/20
- Draw 9/4
- Aston Villa 19/10
*Odds courtesy of Betfair are correct at time of publication
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