Aston Villa vs Liverpool | EPL 22-23 | Matchday 17
This game is part of the Premier League‘s end-of-year fixture, and many clubs will not be looking forward to 2023. Aston Villa vs Liverpool will be a scintillating encounter between two clubs that are so far apart but so close. A win would mean narrowing or widening this gap further, making this a game that could make all the difference in the standings.
At Villa Park, Aston Villa vs Liverpool Will Be an Exciting Match
Aston Villa Experienced an Unfavorable Start and Is Now Trying to Recover
Aston Villa‘s first five games were a complete disaster resulting in five defeats and just one win.
In their attempts to bounce back, they have managed to collect only two wins and three draws in their favor as of their eighth matchday. And while this was just enough to keep them off the bottom of the table, they must do better.
Aston Villa vs Liverpool is a home game, making it a good chance to take advantage of the opponent’s current weakness.
Liverpool Are Going Through Their Worst Spell for a Long Time
Klopp’s Liverpool have always been a force to be reckoned with. Strength, endurance, ball possession, and certainty when kicking at the opponent’s goal are characteristics that this team has always had.
But this season, it seems that all this has left them.
Now, they must seek to tap into all that made them a once-great club. This is the only way they will ensure the victory is theirs in Aston Villa vs Liverpool 2022.
Results and Statistics from Previous Aston Villa vs Liverpool Matches
On December 11, 2021, the first Aston Villa vs Liverpool game of the 2021-22 season was played. And it was a lackluster match that failed to deliver half of what it should have.
Liverpool was technically superior, but they lacked the punch to break through. They had 5 shots on goal, and none of them were on target. The opponents did not manage to shoot close to Alisson Becker. The ball belonged to the Reds with 63%, while the Villans had the ball just 37% of the time. Both teams’ accuracy was lacking: 82% for Liverpool vs 70% for Aston Villa.
This Aston Villa vs Liverpool match ended 0-1. The only goal was a penalty kick by Mohamed Salah at 67′.
The second Aston Villa vs Liverpool match of the last season too place on May 10 this year, and it was a hard fought game at Villa Park.
Aston Villa took an early lead in the match with a goal just 3 minutes into the game. Midfielder Douglas Luiz scored this first goal. On the other hand, Joel Matip would look for the goal for his team and, at minute 6, would put the game into a tie, thus starting a very close shootout.
The match remained that way until minute 65, when Sadio Mané sent the ball into the back of the net with an excellent assist from Luis Díaz. He would score the second for Liverpool, and the last of the match.
Liverpool had the ball for most of the match, 61% to Aston Villa’s 39%. They also had more shots on goal, with 6 chances to 4. The Reds‘ superior passing accuracy (83% – 75%) made them the winners of Aston Villa vs Liverpool.
Aston Villa vs Liverpool 2022 Prediction
While we know that the Reds are not having the best of luck, the Villans are not having a great season either.
It is possible that in this Aston Villa vs Liverpool match the points will go to the visitors at 0-2. There is also a chance of a 1 – 1 draw, although this is much less likely.
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