Crystal Palace Vs Aston Villa Highlights
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Venue: Selhurst Park
Date: Saturday, 22 August, 2015
Kick off: 15:00 BST
Aston Villa won 1-0 at Selhurst Park last December thanks to a Christian Benteke goal but that is their only away victory against Palace in the last 35 years.
The last four meetings have produced a total of just three goals.
Villa have scored only two goals in their last nine top-flight visits to Palace.
The Eagles have lost four of their last five home games, conceding exactly two goals in each of those defeats.
In all competitions, Palace have lost 13 home fixtures in the past 12 months.
Alan Pardew can earn a record 12th Premier League victory by a Crystal Palace manager. He has only been in charge for 20 games.
The Eagles have conceded 34 fouls so far in this season’s Premier League – more than any other side.
Villa could win back-to-back Premier League away games for the first time since the start of last season, when they beat Stoke and Liverpool.
They have lost 24 of the last 26 league games in which they conceded the opening goal (W1, D1).
Villa have only scored twice in their last 10 Premier League games in London – although both proved crucial, earning 1-0 wins against Crystal Palace and Tottenham.
Tim Sherwood’s side have attempted nine shots so far (excluding blocked efforts), fewer than any other top-flight side this season.