Aston Villa will play at home with Villarreal in a friendly match. The match will take place on December 15, starting at 20:00 GMT.
Club Friendly 2022
Aston Villa failed to achieve success this season, for which head coach Steven Gerrard left the team.
Before the winter break, the team was led by Unai Emery. The new manager only had one match in the Premier League, which the club won (2-1) against Brighton.
With this victory, Asto Villa moved up to 12th place in the table, but only five points separate them from the relegation zone. In the last friendly match, the team beat Chelsea (1-0).
Villarreal is having a very weak season this season – under the leadership of Unai Emery, the team has not been able to fully engage in the fight for European competition.
Quique Setien, who led the team before the winter break, began with two defeats in a row from Athletic (0-1) and Mallorca (0-2).
In the final match before the break, the team beat Espanyol (1-0) and climbed to ninth place in the table.
Villarreal played several friendly matches, in the last of which they beat (4-3) Fenerbahce.
Head to Head
This will be the first meeting between Aston Villa and Villarreal, the teams have never played each other before.
Aston Villa are unbeaten in eight of their last nine friendly matches, with five wins and three draws.
|Aston Villa win 2.14||Draw 3.72||Villarreal win 3.04|
Aston Villa looked successful in friendly matches, in the last of which they beat Chelsea.
Aston Villa will surely play with the strongest line-up and will be active in attack, the friendly status of the match allows you to take risks.
Prediction: Total over 2.5 goals.
Villarreal concedes a lot and regularly, it is unlikely that the Spaniards will remain dry today, but at the same time the club has been distinguished by high performance lately.
Prediction: Aston Villa win.