Aston Villa, Newcastle aim to extend their winning success

Two of the Premier League’s form sides meet in Saturday’s early kickoff, as Aston Villa aim to extend their four-match success streak at the expense of Champions League-chasing Newcastle United. The Magpies arrive at Villa Park on the back of five straight wins, which sees them occupy third place in the table, while Villa’s evolution under Unai Emery continued with victory over Nottingham Forest last weekend.

Since Unai Emery’s first game in charge last November, only his former club Arsenal, have picked up more points and earned more wins in the top flight, as Villa have racked up 11 league wins and 35 points to surge up the standings and into European contention.

Newcastle have now won each of their last five games, three of which have been away from home, and at Villa Park they will aim to win a fourth straight away match in the Premier League for the first time in nearly 27 years.

Newcastle will fancy their chances of shutting out an increasingly potent Villa side. However, under Unai Emery, Villa’s confidence at Villa Park has grown by the week.



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