Saturday, Aston Villa receives Brighton on the occasion of the 9th day of the Premier League. Aston Villa wants to confirm their good start to the season. Brighton will try to regain success.
Aston Villa vs Brighton Free Betting Tips
Close to relegation last year, Aston Villa is the nice surprise of the start of the season. Led by captain Jack Grealish, the Birmingham-based squad occupies an unexpected 6th place in the Premier League. The Villans won their first 4 league games before aligning 2 losses in a row, against Leeds (0-3) and Southampton (3-4). Just before the international cut, they reacted brilliantly by winning in the lair of Arsenal (0-3).
In difficulty at the start of the season, Brighton is currently 16th in the Premier League. Since the start of the championship, the Seagulls have won only once, for 3 draws and 4 losses. The 3 points sharing were obtained during the last 4 days. After a short setback conceded in the lair of Tottenham (2-1), Brighton was held in check at home by a current relegation Burnley just before the international break (0-0).
The workforce for Aston Villa vs Brighton
For Aston Villa, the long-time absent goalkeeper Heaton, the winger recruited this summer from Lyon Bertrand Traoré and the Brazilian striker Wesley fill the ranks of the infirmary. Excellent since the start of the championship, captain Jack Grealish also performed well with the Three Lions during the international cut. Top scorer in the Championship last year, Watkins seems to have already found his marks in the Premier League (6 goals in 7 games).
On Brighton’s side, it is important to mention the absences of starting midfielder March and substitute strikers Andone and Izquierdo. On the other hand, framework defender Lewis is back after serving 3 suspension games.
The key point for the match Aston Villa vs Brighton
This meeting will be played behind closed doors.
Betting Tips: Aston Villa