With both teams hovering just above the drop zone there is a heck of a lot at stake. Both sides have had a recent fall in performance though Southampton would feel that they may have the edge.
Aston Villa Team News:
Darren Bent went of injured at Bradford and joins a long list of unavailable Villains.
Player to watch: Christian Benteke
The striker missed a hatful of chances against Bradford but could quite easily begin finding the net if the chances keep coming.
Southampton Team News:
Lallana is a major doubt though it is hoped that Clyne and Ramirez will be fit to return.
Player to watch: Gaston Ramirez
The skillful midfielder could be the man to open up the Villa defence for our attackers.
Match Facts & Stats
Villa have a clear edge against Saints at home with 19 wins 9 draws and only 6 defeats with a total of 54 goals scored and 23 let in.
Chris Foy will referee this game.
Could be a nervy game and one where the first goal could be decisive.
Villa 1 Saints 3
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