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The Stats: Aston Villa

Our statistical preview of Saturday’s visitors

4 October 2018

Millwall are back in Sky Bet Championship action this Saturday (kick-off 3pm) as they face an Aston Villa side reeling from the sacking of Steve Bruce on Wednesday. The Lions arrive back at The Den following an encouraging display on Wednesday night against Nottingham Forest. Here are the recent stats of Villa, alongside a look back to previous meetings between the clubs.

2018/19:

Championship record: 13th – Played 11, Points 15 – Won 3, Drew 6, Lost 2 – Scored 19, Conceded 18 (GD +1)

Top scorer: Jonathan Kodjia, four goals

 

2017/18:

Sky Bet Championship position: 4th 

League record: Played 46, Points 83 – Won 24, Drew 11, Lost 11 – Scored 72, Conceded 42 (GD +30)

FA Cup: Third Round (lost 1-3 v Peterborough United (H))

Carabao Cup: Third Round (won 1-2 v Colchester United (A), won 4-1 v Wigan Athletic (H), lost 0-2 v Middlesbrough (H))

Top scorer: Albert Adomah, 14 goals

Top assists: Robert Snodgrass, 14 assists

Most appearances: James Chester, 49 matches (inc. Play-Offs)

 

Transfers:

Transfers in: John McGinn (Hibernian), Orjan Nyland (Ingolstadt), Anwar El Ghazi (Lille, loan), Yannick Bolasie (Everton, loan), Axel Tuanzebe (Manchester United, loan), Andre Moreira (Atletico Madrid, loan), Tammy Abraham (Chelsea, loan)

Transfers out: Jordan Amavi (Marseille), Pierluigi Gollini (Atalanta), Carles Gil (Deportivo), Gabriel Agbonlahor (released), John Terry (released), Christopher Samba (released), Andre Green (Portsmouth, loan), Jed Steer (Charlton Athletic, loan), Jordan Lyden (Oldham Athletic, loan), Ross McCormack (Central Coast, loan), Gary Gardner (Birmingham City, loan), Ritchie de Laet (Melbourne City, loan), Tommy Elphick (Hull City, loan), Aaron Tshibola (Kilmarnock, loan)

 

Past record:

Millwall wins: 9

Draws: 10

Aston Villa wins: 14

 

Last five meetings:

6th May 2018 – Millwall 1-0 Aston Villa: Williams

9th December 2017 – Aston Villa 0-0 Millwall

25th January 2013 – Millwall 2-1 Aston Villa: Shittu, Marquis; Bent

31st October 1990 – Aston Villa 2-0 Millwall: Cascarino, Platt

21st April 1990 – Aston Villa 1-0 Millwall: Platt


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