Aston Villa – Middlesbrough: 12th September 2017
Aston Villa is currently in the 18th position of the Championship, with 6 points accumulating after 6 championship games.
The hosts are in a slight impasse with 2 consecutive draws in the championship. Last season, Aston Villa drew on his own field, 0-0 in front of Brentford.
Irishman C. Hourihane is the team’s top scorer in the championship, managing to score 4 times this time.
The hosts can not count on this injury duel on R. Hepburn Murphy and J. Kodija.
On the other hand, Middlesbrough is in the 6th position of the second league in England, with the team managing to score 10 points after 6 stages.
The guests are on an ascending slope, with 4 points accumulated in the last 2 championship games. The previous round, Middlesbrough triumphed on the Bolton field, score 3-0.
The Englishman B. Assombalonga is the best scorer of the team in the championship, with 4 goals scored in 6 games.
Guests have no absences important for this trip, so they will be able to send the best 11 possible to the field.