Aston Villa hosts Liverpool
Aston Villa hosts Liverpool at the Villa Park in a first 1/4-final from the English Carabao Cup. Let’s have a look at this game in Birmingham in our sure win prediction today.
Aston Villa reached the 1/4-finals of the competition after a tough game against Wolverhampton Wanderers in the 1/8-finals. The Villans hosted their opponents at the Villa Park and managed to secure a 2-1 win. Anwar El Ghazi opened the score for Aston Villa, while Ahmed El Mohamady secured the win for the hosts with a second goal in the 57th minute.
In the Premier League Aston Villa are having a survival fight in their first season since the promotion from the Championship. Right now the former European champions are 17th in the standngs, just one position above the relegation zone. During the weekend Aston Villa visite Sheffield United at the Bramall Lane, but suffered a 0-2 loss – their 10th for the season.
Nobody can forget how Liverpool reached the Carabao Cup’s 1/4-finals this season. In the previous round the Reds hosted Arsenal at the Anfield and these two teams made a historical game, which ended with a 5-5 draw. Yes, you’re not reading it wrong. Penalties followed up and Liverpool managed to progress in the competition.
Because of Liverpool’s participation at the Club World Cup the manager Jurgen Klopp made two different group of players for both competitions. Key figures like Alisson, Virgil van Dijk, Roberto Firmino, Sadio Mane, Mohamed Salah, Trent Alexander-Arnold and Georginio Wijnaldum are included in the squad for the Club World Cup, so they won’t be avaliable against Aston Villa on Tuesday.
That’s our sure win prediction today for the Carabao Cup 1/4-finals game between Aston Villa and Liverpool at the Villa Park. Liverpool are travelling to Birmingham with a very experimental squad, which gives the hosts some chances to win here.