Aston Villa vs Sheffield United LIVE: Team news confirmed, Premier League football returns

Aston Villa vs Sheffield United LIVE: Team news confirmed, Premier League football returns

ASTON VILLA vs SHEFFIELD UNITED – LIVE!

  • Sheffield United won the reverse fixture 2-0 in December
  • Aston Villa have lost five consecutive matches in all competitions
  • Chris Wilder’s side have won all three Premier League matches against promoted opposition
  • Aston Villa have won five of the seven Premier League meetings between these sides
  • The Blades have the division’s second-best defensive record, with only Liverpool conceding fewer

Aston Villa XI: Nyland, Hause, Konsa, Mings, Targett, McGinn, Luiz, Hourihane, El Ghazi, Davis, Grealish.

Subs: Reina, Taylor, Nakamba, Elmohamady, Vassilev, Trezeguet, Jota, Baston, Samatta.

Sheffield United XI: Henderson, Basham, Egan, Robinson, Baldock, Lundstram, Berge, Norwood, Stevens, Sharp, McBurnie.

Subs: Moore, Rodwell, Jagielka, K Freeman, Osborn, L Freeman, McGoldrick, Mousset, Clarke.

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ASTON VILLA vs SHEFFIELD UNITED – TEAM NEWS

Midfielder John McGinn is available for Aston Villa for the first time since sustaining a fractured ankle on 21 December against Southampton.

However, manager Dean Smith has vowed to manage the Scotland international with caution.

Tom Heaton and Wesley will be sidelined until next season but goalkeeper Jed Steer has recovered from an Achilles injury and will be available for selection.

Chris Wilder’s Sheffield United have all their players available for tonight’s clash at Villa Park and hinted that there will be few surprises in his starting XI.

Provisional Aston Villa squad: Reina, Nyland, Steer, Guilbert, Engels, Chester, Konsa, Mings, Taylor, Elmohamady, Luiz, Nakamba, Targett, Grealish, McGinn, Trezeguet, El Ghazi, Hourihane, Jota, Lansbury, Samatta, Vassilev.

Provisional Sheffield United squad: Henderson, Moore, Baldock, Egan, Basham, Jagielka, O’Connell, Stevens, Berge, Besic, Fleck, Freeman, Lundstram, Morrison, Norwood, Clarke, McBurnie, McGoldrick, Sharp, Mousset.

Published at Wed, 17 Jun 2020 16:10:00 +0000