Liverpool vs Aston Villa: Premier League preview
Jurgen Klopp’s side have now won seven games in a row and sit just a point outside the top four as they continue to chase down Manchester United and Newcastle.
To stand any chance of pushing it to the wire, however, the Reds need to win both of their remaining games.
Villa are flying under Unai Emery and have claimed big scalps against Newcastle and Tottenham of late.
One of the best teams in the Premier League at the moment, it’s Liverpool’s last true test this season.
Here’s everything you need to know about the game.
Date, kick-off time and venue
Liverpool vs Aston Villa is scheduled for a 3pm BST kick-off on Saturday 20 May, 2023.
Anfield in Liverpool will host.
Where to watch Liverpool vs Aston Villa
TV channel and live stream: The game will not be broadcast live in the UK as it takes place during the blackout imposed across English football.
Highlights: Match of the Day will show highlights when it airs on BBC One at 10.30pm on Saturday.
Liverpool vs Aston Villa team news
Klopp is hopeful Roberto Firmino will be able to feature on his last game at Anfield as a Liverpool player after his recent injury.
Darwin Nunez was not involved against Leicester but could also return, while Curtis Jones will continue after playing a starring role against Leicester.
For Villa, Philippe Coutinho is the only injury concern as things stand. Matty Cash is available and Calum Chambers should recover from illness in time to make the trip to Anfield.
Liverpool vs Aston Villa prediction
Liverpool haven’t proven overly convincing in every game of their winning run but are now riding the crest of a wave. Villa will put up a good fight but the Anfield factor could be key.
Liverpool to win 2-1.
Head to head (h2h) history and results
Liverpool wins: 101
Aston Villa wins: 59
Liverpool vs Aston Villa match odds
Liverpool to win: 4/9
Aston Villa to win: 11/2
Odds via Betfair and subject to change.