Your comprehensive guide to the Aston Villa and Leicester City match in the English Premier League 2022/2023

Today, the Matchday 22 of 38 of the English Premier League season begins for the current season 2023/2022, and we highlight specifically the match between Aston Villa against Leicester City, which we will show you a comprehensive guide to in the coming lines.

Match preview

A short trip across the Midlands awaits Leicester City on Saturday mid-day, as the Foxes take a trip to encounter Aston Vacation home in the Premier Organization.

Brendan Rodgers's males edged Walsall 1-0 in their FA Mug fourth-round battle last time out, while Unai Emery's side most lately got over Southampton 1-0 in the leading trip.

As a result of their FA Mug giant murder at the hands of Stevenage, Aston Vacation home have actually delighted in a two-week break to rest as well as recover from their lengthy journey to St Mary's, where a drone flying over the stadium disturbed play before Emery's men scratched the all-important goal.

An Ollie Watkins header was all it considered the Lions to find far from the contest with all three points, although Southampton followers made their sensation in the direction of umpire Michael Salisbury clear after a James Ward-Prowse initiative was dismissed, with Mohamed Elyounoussi considered to have actually fouled Jacob Ramsey in the build-up.

Enduring that scare on the South Coast, Aston Vacation home - whose January home window left a whole lot to be preferred - go back to base inhabiting 11th location in the table, with the chance to relocate over Chelsea as well as Liverpool - who are both one point far better off - depending on exactly how the two failing giants do this weekend.

Failing to bring in another elderly demonstrator after Danny Ings's separation will not aid Rental property's bid for a top-half surface, yet Emery's side have actually been a pressure to be reckoned with under the ex-Arsenal manager, currently unbeaten in 4 Premier League games and taking 10 factors because time.

Emery has looked after a distinctive 5 wins from his seven Premier League matches accountable of Aston Villa, that have both racked up as well as yielded in each of their last four top-flight games at Suite Park, as well as it would certainly not be a complete shock to see that touch prolonged below.

Except the first time in this year's FA Mug, Kelechi Iheanacho had to bail Leicester out against lower-tier resistance, as Rodgers's guys squeaked by Walsall into rounded 5 thanks to a one-goal success.

Having actually created the only goal of the game versus Gillingham in the third round, Iheanacho came off the bench to damage Walsall hearts in the 68th min, having actually seen Youri Tielemans miss a fine earlier in the 2nd half.

There were few positives to take from that one-goal win, but Leicester were good value for a 2-2 draw with Brighton & Hove Albion in their latest Premier Organization competition, only being denied all 3 factors by a late Evan Ferguson header at the King Power Arena.

With 20 games now done and cleaned in the present Premier League season, Leicester's paltry tally of 18 factors sees them inhabit 14th area in the rankings - just one point far better off than 18th-placed Bournemouth - and they travel to Vacation home Park having actually gone five video games without a win in the leading flight.

Leicester and also Rental property played out an uneventful goalless pull in April's showdown at the King Power, yet Emery's side edged the most recent Rental property Park contest 2-1 in December 2021, with both house objectives coming from a not likely source in Ezri Konsa.

Aston Suite supervisor Emery has confirmed that both John McGinn and also Lucas Digne will go back to the squad for the weekend, but Jed Steer as well as Diego Carlos are lacking alongside Bertrand Traore, who has actually just returned from a lending spell with Istanbul Basaksehir.

New signing Alex Moreno ought to proceed at left-back over Digne all the same, while McGinn might have to make do with a position on the bench if he is offered the thumbs up from the clinical group.

Emery will surely see no need to make any kind of changes to a winning group after a two-week break, with the expert Ashley Youthful holding his place at right-back over Matty Money.

As for Leicester, Rodgers could hand debuts to brand-new finalizings Tete and also Harry Souttar - presuming the latter can recoup from a small hip concern - having currently brought Danish left-back Victor Kristiansen off the bench for his maiden look at Walsall.

A lengthy injury list for Leicester still includes James Justin, Jonny Evans, Ryan Bertrand, Boubakary Soumare as well as Ricardo Pereira, while Wilfred Ndidi is out for personal reasons, yet Jamie Vardy remains in with a long shot of returning from a glute issue.

Rodgers has remained unwilling to toss Iheanacho in from the very first whistle this period, however the FA Mug hero will surely be considered for a beginning function in the number 9 area over Patson Daka this moment around.

Aston Suite possible beginning schedule:
Martinez; Young, Konsa, Mings, Moreno; Ramsey, Kamara, Luiz; Buendia, Watkins, Bailey

Leicester City possible beginning schedule:
Ward; Castagne, Amartey, Faes, Kristiansen; Tielemans, Praet; Maddison, Dewsbury-Hall, Barnes; Iheanacho

We say: Aston Vacation home 2-1 Leicester City
Whether the high-scoring draw with Brighton and also FA Cup win over Walsall is a stimulant for enhanced fortunes for Leicester continues to be to be seen, however Rodgers's side need to not be expected to finish their winless perform at Rental property Park.

The Lions are firmly on the right track under Emery as well as have actually not had any recent FA Cup makes use of to factor in, so we can just back the in-form hosts to finish the job in a contest that guarantees objectives.

Event details:

NAME: Aston Villa - Leicester City
DATE: 4 Feb 2023
TIME: 15:00 UTC
VENUE: Villa Park, Birmingham, England

What channels will broadcast the match between Aston Villa and Leicester City?

  Arena Sport 5 HD Serbia
  beIN Sports MENA Premium 3 HD
  DAZN 3 Espana HD
  Eleven Sports 5 Portugal
  Foot+ Multisports 4 HD
  Play Sports HD2 Belgium
  SuperSport 6 Albania HD
  SuperSport Variety 2 HD
  V Sport Premier League 2 HD