FootyMAD's Aston Villa match preview
By Footymad Previewer
Updated Saturday, 1st May 2004
This week FootyMad's match preview focuses on the game between Aston Villa and Tottenham Hotspur at 15:00 on Sunday 2nd May 2004 in the Premiership.
Tottenham H. face a trip to Aston Villa at Villa Park on Sunday afternoon, hoping to improve upon an average previous return from this fixture. Of the 65 games played, Spurs have recorded 21 wins, and Aston Villa have come away with 27 victories.
The most recent encounter between these two sides was just last season, in January 2003, with Tottenham H. inflicting a narrow 0 - 1 defeat upon the Villans in a Premiership match.
For a detailed analysis of the head-to-head between the two sides, click here
|Recent encounters between the teams:|
|2003/2004||Sun 23 Nov||Tottenham H.||2 - 1||Aston Villa||PREM|
|2002/2003||Sat 18 Jan||Aston Villa||0 - 1||Tottenham H.||PREM|
|2002/2003||Sat 24 Aug||Tottenham H.||1 - 0||Aston Villa||PREM|
|2001/2002||Sat 29 Dec||Aston Villa||1 - 1||Tottenham H.||PREM|
|2001/2002||Sat 18 Aug||Tottenham H.||0 - 0||Aston Villa||PREM|
|2000/2001||Sat 28 Apr||Tottenham H.||0 - 0||Aston Villa||PREM|
|2000/2001||Sat 11 Nov||Aston Villa||2 - 0||Tottenham H.||PREM|
Recent respective form guides
Aston Villa have collected 2 wins and 3 draws from their last six home matches. The goals for column just outweighs the goals against over this period, 8 to 7.
The away form of Tottenham H. is pretty dire, chalking up just 1 victory, with 5 defeats, from the last six. While the Spurs have hit 5 goals, 12 have hit the back of the wrong net.
Aston Villa find themselves in a respectable 6th position, courtesy of the 52 points they have accumulated from 35 games. Tottenham H. are hovering perilously just above the relegation zone, with 39 points from 35 matches.
For a detailed analysis of team form guides throughout the leagues, click here
|Current form guides:||P||W||D||L||F||A||P|
FootyMad's prediction ...
Spurs are in poor form away, and the FootyMad team are afraid to say this game can be passed over as a comfortable defeat against Aston Villa. Home win
|Aston Villa||Unbeaten in the last 3 home games.|
Unbeaten run of 6 matches.
|Tottenham H.||Lost each of the previous 5 away matches.|
Not won in previous 5 away matches.
No win in the 7 most recent games.
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