Aston Villa vs Southampton LIVE: Stream, TV channel, kick-off time, team news for TODAY’S Premier League match – The Sun

ASTON VILLA are hosting Southampton today looking to get back to winning ways in the Premier League.

The Villans unbeaten start came to a crashing halt last time out against Leeds, with Dean Smith's side sunk 3-0 at home.

  • Kick-off: 12pm
  • TV/live stream: Sky Sports Box Office

Follow ALL of the latest updates below…

 

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    ASTON VILLA 0-1 SOUTHAMPTON

    21. After spending some time down on the ground for a head injury, Bednarek is back up on his feet and is being moved to the sidelines for further assessment.

    He had people worried for a second, it didn't look good initially.

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    ASTON VILLA 0-1 SOUTHAMPTON

    19. Ward-Prowse is so dangerous from dead ball situations and Villa should have known this and prepared for it.

    Well, they clearly didn't do enough research as Ward-Prowse picked out an unopposed Vestergaard who scored an emphatic header into the far corner!

    What a start from the saints.

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    GOAAAAAAAAAAAAALLLLL!!

    BULLET HEADER INTO THE FAR CORNER!!!

    THUMPING HEADER FROM VESTERGAARD!!

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    ASTON VILLA 0-0 SOUTHAMPTON

    17. Walker-Peters is played down the line, Targett tries to put him under pressure but he ends up conceding a free-kick in a dangerous position.

    Ward-Prowse to take.

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    ASTON VILLA 0-0 SOUTHAMPTON

    16. Bertrand's throw was flicked into danger by Cash, Konsa was quick to come across and mop up the danger.

    Southampton have been on top in the opening 16 minutes, Villa haven't really come forward.

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    FINE MARGINS

    Look how tight of a call this was for Adams' disallowed goal earlier………..

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    ASTON VILLA 0-0 SOUTHAMPTON

    12. Poor free-kick from Barkley, he tries to lift it over the wall but it clips the top of the wall and goes behind for a Villa corner.

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    ASTON VILLA 0-0 SOUTHAMPTON

    10. Traore turns in a dangerous position 25 yards from goal, Ward-Prowse got on the wrong side of Traore and brought him down.

    Saints captain booked AND a free-kick in a dangerous position for Villa.

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    ASTON VILLA 0-0 SOUTHAMPTON

    8. Nice play from Grealish, he has two or three players around him and he still managed to whip a cross towards the back post aimed for Watkins.

    Southampton managed to clear Grealish's cross behind for a corner.

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    ASTON VILLA 0-0 SOUTHAMPTON

    7. Villa are trying to slow the game down, they're passing it across the backline to bring a stop to Southampton's momentum.

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    ASTON VILLA 0-0 SOUTHAMPTON

    OFF THE BAR!

    5. Wonderful pass and move from Southampton, Ward-Prowse eventually played the ball into Walcott on the edge of the area.

    The No32 took the shot on first time and sent his shot scraping off the top of the crossbar.

    quick start from the visitors!

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    ASTON VILLA 0-0 SOUTHAMPTON

    NO GOAL!

    3. After a lengthy VAR review, Adams appears to be in an offside position…….. That decision is as tight as it comes!

    Adams looked up at the big screen which showed how tight the call was and had a little chuckle to himself.

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    GOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOAAAAAAAAAAALLLL!

    ADAMS TURNS THE BALL HOME FROM THE CORNER!

    SOUTHAMPTON HAVE AN EARLY LEAD!

    VAR TO CHECK FOR POSSIBLE OFFSIDE!

  • Joshua Mbu

    ASTON VILLA 0-0 SOUTHAMPTON

    2. Excellent chance for Southampton, Bertrand dances into some space before slipping Ings in behind the Villa backline, Mings does well to recover and get back to block the No9's shot.

    Saints corner.

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    ASTON VILLA 0-0 SOUTHAMPTON

    1. The Saints are holding onto the ball well in the opening minute or so.

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    ASTON VILLA 0-0 SOUTHAMPTON

    1. Southampton win a series of throws down the left flank early on, Bertrand tries to launch the ball into the penalty area but Villa clear the danger.

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    ASTON VILLA 0-0 SOUTHAMPTON

    1. Southampton get us underway!

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    PEEEEEEP!

    AND WE'RE OFF!

  • Joshua Mbu

    HERE COME THE TEAMS

    Both teams are making their way out onto the pitch ahead of kick-off, we will be underway shortly!

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    TABLE CHECK

    Villa sit 5th in the table and their opponents Southampton sit 10th.

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    FROM THE BENCH

    Southampton striker Shane Long has been directly involved in 11 goals in his last eight Premier League starts against Aston Villa (7 goals, 4 assists), four of those goal involvements came in a 6-1 drubbing in May 2015.

    Long starts from the bench.

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    DANGER MAN

    Since the start of last season, Aston Villa captain Jack Grealish has created more goalscoring chances in the Premier League than any other Englishman (106).

    Indeed, only Kevin De Bruyne (151) has supplied more chances in the competition in this period amongst all players than Grealish.

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    ONE TO WATCH

    After failing to score in his first 24 Premier League appearances, Southampton’s Che Adams has scored six in his last 12 matches, including in each of the last two.

    He hasn’t found the net in three successive league games since a run of six for Birmingham City between January-February 2019.

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    FIRST START

    Bertrand Traore will make his first Premier League start for Aston Villa, 1631 days since he last began a match in the competition – for Chelsea in May 2016.

    Credit: Getty Images

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    AWAY DAYS

    Southampton manager Ralph Hasenhüttl has won 13 away games in the Premier League (W13 D8 L12), only Ronald Koeman (14) has won more in the competition for the club.

    Indeed, Hasenhüttl has the best points-per-game ratio in away matches of any other Southampton manager in the Premier League (1.42).

    Credit: Getty Images

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