Swansea 2-2 Aston Villa Highlights
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Venue: Liberty Stadium
Date: Tuesday, 1 January, 2013
Kick off: 15:00 GMT.
This is only the fourth top-flight fixture in Wales between these clubs. Swansea went unbeaten in the previous three (W2, D1), with Villa’s last away victory coming 31 years ago in the old Third Division.
Aston Villa have won 15 of their 20 previous meetings against Swansea, who have managed four victories.
Swansea are the only Premier League side to have won every game so far in which they opened the scoring, which they have done seven times.
They are unbeaten in their last three matches played on New Year’s Day.
The Swans have only won one of their last five home matches but have held Chelsea, Liverpool and Manchester United to draws during that run.
Wayne Routledge played eight times for Aston Villa in 2008, although his only two Premier League appearances were as a substitute.
They have lost three successive league games, conceding 15 goals and failing to score. The record number of goals conceded over three Premier League games is 18, by Wigan (May-August 2010).
Villa ended 2012 with a club record-equalling 18 league defeats in a calendar year.
However, Villa have won their last three league matches on New Year’s Day (2003, 2005 and 2008).
Paul Lambert’s side have conceded seven goals to opposition defenders in the Premier League this season – only Wigan (8) have fared worse.
The Villans have attempted just four shots on target in their last three Premier League games.