Burnley heads to Villa Park to take on Aston Villa in Round 7 of the English Premier League.

“Soccer" Aston Villa

Aston Villa F.C. was established in 1874 and they were among the founding members of the Football League in 1888 and also of the Premier League in 1992. Aston Villa is only one of five English football clubs to win the European Cup, doing so in 1981/82. They have also won the Football League First Division a total of seven times, the FA Cup seven times, the League Cup five times and the UEFA Super Cup once.

Former Brentford manager Dean Smith took over from Steve Bruce and Aston Villa finished 5th in the final EFL table while making the playoffs. Villa won the 2019 English Football League final playoff with a 2-1 victory over Derby City. The triumph earned them promotion back to the Premier League and this season, they are making their first appearance in the top flight in three years.

Aston Villa is tied for 12th in the EPL with a Goal Difference of -2. They are also tied for 17th with four goals scored on the season. Aston Villa has allowed a total of six goals in five games, putting them in a tie for 4th place in Goals Conceded. They are also ranked 11th in Assists with a total of four this campaign.

Forward Wesley has scored one goal this season for Aston Villa. Midfielders John McGinn and Douglas Luiz have also contributed one goal each for the team. McGinn, Tyler Mings, and Jack Grealish have one assist each for Aston Villa while goalkeeper Tom Heaton has allowed six goals and has a total of 11 saves on the season.

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“Soccer" Burnley

Established in 1882, Burnley was also among the twelve founding members of the Football League in 1888. Along with Wolverhampton, Preston North End, Sheffield United and Portsmouth, Burnley is one of the clubs to win all four divisions of English football system. Burnley won their first English title when they were crowned as the First Division champions in 1920/21. They won a second title in 1959/60 but they were relegated to the Third Division in 1979/80 and then to the Fourth Division five years later. They worked their way back to the Premier League with a series of titles and promotions.

Burnley finished 15th last season’s final Premier League table and earned a total of 40 points for the year. Burnley were also participants in the FA Cup, EFL Cup, and UEFA Europa League, the latter being their first time to qualify for a European Tournament in over 50 years.

Burnley is tied for 9th in the EPL in Goal Difference at -1. They have scored a total of six goals on the season which also ranks them at 9th in the league. Burnley has allowed a total of seven goals on the season, likewise tied for 9th place. They are ranked 11th in passing with a total of four assists on the season.

Ashley Barnes is off to a hot start with a total of four goals scored in six games played. Midfielders Johann Gudmundsson and Jeff Hendrick have one goal apiece for Burnley while Erik Pieters leads the team with two assists on the season. Goalkeeper Nick Pope has conceded seven goals with 21 saves in five appearances.

“Soccer" Who Wins?

Aston Villa ranks 18th in the Premier League with a record of 1-1-3 SU on the season. They head to this matchup as the soccer betting favorites against Burnley. Aston Villa is coming off a scoreless draw against West Ham United, in a match where the latter played with only 10 men in the final 23 minutes of the match.

Burnley is currently 7th in the EPL table with their record of 2-2-2 SU in six matches played. Burnley is coming off a 2-0 win over promoted Norwich City in a match where striker Chris Wood scored twice to give the club their second win of the season and first since opening week.

These teams have played in a total of seven head to head meetings. Aston Villa has three wins while Burnley has two and these teams played to a draw in two other matches. Burnley won their last meeting but these two clubs have not played against each other since May 2015.

Aston Villa failed to take advantage against West Ham United and they will be out to make amends in this match. Burnley is coming off a win over Norwich City but take that game and their opening game of the season out of the equation and this is a team which has scored one goal per match. Aston Villa isn’t an elite scoring team but their defense should be the key to holding down Burnley in this matchup. I’m picking Aston Villa to beat Burnley on 9/28/19. Prediction: Aston Villa

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