Liverpool vs Aston Villa Head-to-Head: More Troubles for the Reds from Villa?

Aston Villa look to continue their recent trend of giving trouble to Liverpool when they travel to Anfield this weekend. The Midlands outfit have been doing pretty well over the last few weeks with four consecutive wins in all competitions. However, Villa have had the difficulty of playing in midweek European games whereas Liverpool are well rested from the recent 2-1 win over Newcastle. Liverpool picked up this win over Newcastle whilst playing with 10 men for most of the game.

Liverpool vs Aston Villa Head-to-Head Record

The lengthy spell that Aston Villa have spent on the top flight means that the is no shortage of action when it comes to the Liverpool vs Aston Villa head-to-head meetings. There have been a total of 179 matches between the two clubs. Liverpool come out on top by a significant margin after having picked up 90 wins. Aston Villa have managed 52 victories while the remaining 37 matches have been draws.

Liverpool wins: 90

Draws: 37

Aston Villa wins: 52

Mohamed Salah and Ashley Young
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Liverpool vs Aston Villa Last Five Head-to-Head Matches

Liverpool 1-1 Aston Villa (20/05/2023)

Aston Villa almost gave Liverpool a huge scare at Anfield towards the end of last season after almost holding onto a 1-0 lead for most of the game. After Jacob Ramsey’s 27th minute goal gave Villa the lead, Liverpool had to wait until the 89th minute until Roberto Firmino scored the goal.

Aston Villa 1-3 Liverpool (26/12/2022)

The Boxing Day meeting between Liverpool and Aston Villa produced a comfortable victory for the Reds, who took the lead early on through Mohamed Salah. Virgil van Dijk and Stefan Bajcetic were able to score either side of the goal from Ollie Watkins to get the three points.

Aston Villa 1-2 Liverpool (10/05/2022)

Aston Villa came close to getting a first home win over Liverpool since 2020 after taking an early lead through Douglas Luiz in the third minute. Joel Matip, though, cancelled out the Villa goal after just three minutes and a second-half goal from Sadio Mane was able to provide the three points for the Reds. This victory also helped Liverpool complete a double over Aston Villa after a narrow victory earlier in the campaign.

Liverpool 1-0 Aston Villa (11/12/2021)

Liverpool picked up a difficult victory over Aston Villa to make it successive victories for the Reds in this fixture. After having struggled to break down a stubborn Villa team for most of the game, Liverpool finally received the breakthrough in the 67th minute when Mohamed Salah converted a penalty. This ultimately turned out to be the only goal of the game.

Liverpool 2-1 Aston Villa (10/04/2021)

Liverpool managed a third consecutive home victory over Aston Villa after the 2-1 success in April 2021. Once again, Liverpool were given a scare by the Midlands outfit who took the lead through Ollie Watkins just before the break. However, a staggering recovery was completed in the second half with Mohamed Salah pulling one back in the 57th minute and Trent Alexander-Arnold grabbing the winner in injury time.

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