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Newcastle vs Aston Villa head-to-head: Footballing rivalry kicks-off Premier League campaign

As the new Premier League season dawns, Eddie Howe’s Newcastle United seek to kick off their campaign with a home win against an ambitious Aston Villa. Under the guidance of Unai Emery, the Lions’ faithful anticipate an exciting season after their return to European competition. With historical context, intriguing player dynamics, and managerial stakes, the stage is set for a captivating showdown at St. James’ Park.

Newcastle vs Aston Villa Head-to-Head Record

In their respective history, Newcastle United and Aston Villa have faced off against each other 45 times on the football field. Among these matches, Newcastle United has celebrated victory 16 times, while on the other side of the spectrum, Aston Villa has emerged triumphant in 17 instances, underlining their own prowess and determination to secure success. The teams have also played out 12 intense draws.

  • Newcastle Wins: 16
  • Draws: 12
  • Aston Villa Wins: 17

Since Newcastle’s return to the Premier League, it is Aston Villa who have claimed the upper hand. The Villans have claimed four wins in eight fixtures, with two wins for the Magpies and two encounters finishing in stalemates.

Newcastle vs Aston Villa Last Five Head-to-Head Matches

Elite Club Friendlies 24/07/23

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England Premier League 15/04/23

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England Premier League 29/10/22

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England Premier League 13/02/22

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England Premier League 21/08/21

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Newcastle 3-3 Aston Villa (24/07/2023)

In preparation for the 2023/24 Premier League and European campaigns, Newcastle and Aston Villa faced off at Lincoln Financial Field. The thrilling encounter saw both teams light up the scoreboard in a 3-3 draw. With little to separate them throughout the duration of the fixture, the match showcased the attacking prowess of both sides, providing an early glimpse of their competitive spirit. Ollie Watkins and an Emiliano Buendia brace were responsible for Villas’ score, while Elliot Anderson, Aleksander Isak and Callum Wilson got on the scoreboard for the Magpies.

Aston Villa 3-0 Newcastle (15/04/2023)

Aston Villa asserted dominance with a convincing 3-0 victory over Newcastle. Unai Emery’s men were in control from the moment Jacob Ramsey gave them the lead in the 11th minute. Ollie Watkins was the provider and completed the rout with a second-half brace to get on the scoreboard. The match highlighted Villa’s clinical finishing and defensive solidity, solidifying their position on the pitch.

Newcastle 4-0 Aston Villa (29/10/2022)

Before their resounding defeat at Villa Park, it was Newcastle who had made minced meat of then-manager Steven Gerrard’s plans. At St James’ Park, they battered the visitors 4-0 to sow the seed of their Champions League qualification campaign. Newcastle showcased their offensive firepower with Callum Wilson scoring on either side of the break, with Joelinton and Miguel Almiron also joining the fun.

Newcastle vs Aston Villa
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Newcastle 1-0 Aston Villa (13/02/2022)

In a closely contested affair, Newcastle edged past Aston Villa with a 1-0 victory. The lone goal by January 2022 signing Kieran Trippier proved decisive, highlighting the importance of seizing key opportunities. Villa was left ruing the 61st minute Ollie Watkins’ strike which was ruled offside after VAR intervention.

Aston Villa 2-0 Newcastle (21/08/2021)

The to-and-fro between the two rivals was evidenced in their September 2021 meeting. Aston Villa claimed a 2-0 victory, displaying their effectiveness in both attack and defence. Danny Ings’s wonder strike and Anwar El-Ghazi’s effort from the spot were the difference between the two sides in a match that saw similar possession and goal attempt statistics.

Newcastle vs Aston Villa – What to Expect

The upcoming Newcastle United vs. Aston Villa showdown promises high-octane football action. Newcastle’s recent pre-season success fuels their hunger for victory, while Aston Villa, led by Unai Emery, embarks on a European journey.

The clash holds extra significance for Eddie Howe, aiming to reverse his record against Emery. With passionate fan support and key players on both sides, this match is poised to deliver an intense battle as both teams set their sights on an impactful start to the season.


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