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Date: 14th January 2024
Kick-Off: 14:00 UK
Venue: Goodison Park
TV: Sky Sports Ultra, Sky Sports Main Event, Sky Go UK, Sky Sports Premier League, Sky Go Extra, and Now TV UK
Aston Villa to Score First
1-3 to Aston Villa
Aston Villa have all the reasons to be hopeful for a title race. They are second but can they get the maximum points in this trip to Goodison Park? Find out in our Everton vs Aston Villa fixture preview.
Everton vs Aston Villa – Free Betting Tips
Aston Villa have been a powerhouse in EPL football this season. They won in the last three EPL trips to Goodison and did not lose in the last four away games against Everton. Will Unai Emery's men make it another round of winning in this 14th January clash? Here are the top free Everton vs Aston Villa prediction:
First team to score prediction – Aston Villa to score first
Remains remains a feared opposition heading into this first game of 2024 in the EPL for the visitors. They lost only once in the last 9 EPL matches, a 3-2 defeat to Man Utd at Old Trafford on Boxing Day before delivering a thrilling performance against Burnely to win 3-2 at Villa Park on 30th December.
On the other hand, Everton lost the last three games, so playing the first game of 2024 against inform Villa will be a tall order. We are backing Aston Villa to score first.
Team to score prediction – Both teams to score
In the second Everton vs Aston Villa prediction, our bet is on both teams to score. While this will not be an easy game for Everton, we note that they managed to score in all their last three EPL games at Goodison Park, winning two of the games. In the two wins, Everton scored at least twice. With that, the probability of a goal-goal result in this clash with Aston Villa is quite high.
Correct score prediction – 1-3 to Aston Villa
Villa's offensive play has been their driving force this season. They netted at least twice in three of their last four EPL games and won four of their last six. With the good run of form, we think it will not be easy defeating Aston Villa, so a 1-3 scoreline in favour of the visitors is our final betting prediction for the EPL clash.
Everton vs Aston Villa – Team News
With Everton sitting on the edge of the danger zone and Villa precariously hanging to the second spot, this will not be an easy fixture. The hosts are expected to deploy a 4-4-1-1 formation in this matchup with Villa likely to use a similar formation on matchday.
Everton predicted line-up vs Aston Villa
Pickford, Coleman, Tarkowski, Branthwaite, Mykolenko, Onana, Garner, Gomez, Harrison, Calvert-Lewin, and Doucoure.
Aston Villa predicted lineup vs Everton
Martinez, Konsa, Carlos, Lenglet, Moreno, Bailey, Kamara, Luiz, Ramsey, McGinn, and Watkins.
Is player Idrissa Gueye fit?
Idrissa Gueye remains sidelined with an injury. Dele Alli is another Everton player likely to miss this game due to injury. McNeil and Ashely Young are doubtful on the Everton side.
On the flip side, Villa will travel with several key players who are nursing injuries. Mings, Buendia, Olsen, Traore, and Digne are all out. Tielemans and Torres remain doubtful for this clash.
How far will Aston Villa fans travel?
A trip from Birmingham to Liverpool usually takes approximately 2 hours and 11 minutes by bus, covering a distance of 98.3 miles. Away fans travelling by train could take up to 2 hours and 35 minutes.
Everton vs Aston Villa – What the fans think
Everton ready for Aston Villa
How well do you remember September's win against Aston Villa? 🤔
Warm up for Sunday's encounter with our latest video quiz! #EVEAVL ⤵️
— Everton (@Everton) January 12, 2024
Aston Villa look to take on the challenge against Everton
Whatever the challenge, bring it on! 💪🔵
— Waqas Khan (@khan_waqas93975) January 13, 2024
Everton vs Aston Villa – Tickets
The tickets for this game are available on Aston Villa's official booking site. The official match program goes for £3.50 while the ticket prices for match attendees vary as follows:
- Adults to pay between £40 to 50
- Concessions for £30 to 35
- Children will pay between £15 and 25.
FAQs regarding Everton vs Aston Villa
- Who will be the referee when Everton hosts Aston Villa on 14th January 2023? David Coote
- What is the capacity of Goodison Park? The match venue currently has 39, 571 seats.
- How did the last clash? Everton defeated Villa 1-2 away from home in an EFL Cup clash.