Premier League: Chelsea vs Aston Villa live stream
Chelsea will be looking for their second victory in the Premier League this season on Sunday, as they host Aston Villa at Stamford Bridge at 1:00pm. Under Mauricio Pochettino, Chelsea have only earned five points in five league games, while Aston Villa will be aiming to break into the top six with a consecutive win in the top flight of English football.
Chelsea had a disappointing campaign last season, finishing 12th in the Premier League with their lowest points total in the Premier League era. In an effort to improve, they hired Mauricio Pochettino as their new manager. However, they have had a slow start to the new season. They earned a respectable point in their first game against Liverpool but then lost to West Ham United.
They did manage to secure their first victory under Pochettino against Luton Town, but then suffered a defeat to Nottingham Forest. Their most recent game against Bournemouth ended in a goalless draw. Chelsea, who are not participating in European football this season, have only accumulated five points from their first five games. They are aware that they need to turn their form around quickly to avoid falling further behind the leading teams.
Aston Villa, under the management of Unai Emery, had a positive start to their first full season. Despite a disappointing 5-1 loss to Newcastle on the opening day, they have managed to pick up nine points so far. They secured their first league wins with convincing victories over Everton and Burnley, and also advanced to the group stage of the Europa Conference League after an impressive 8-0 aggregate win over Hibernian.
After consecutive league wins, they suffered a 3-0 defeat to Liverpool before bouncing back with a comeback victory against Crystal Palace. Although they lost 3-2 to Legia Warsaw in their Europa Conference League group opener, Aston Villa will now shift their focus back to the Premier League. They aim to secure another three points and improve their current seventh-place standing when they face Chelsea at Stamford Bridge on Sunday.
In their most recent encounters, Villa has won two out of their last five league matches against Chelsea, while Chelsea has won three. Last season, Villa emerged victorious with a 2-0 win at Stamford Bridge.
Due to their previous season’s setbacks and the challenges of adapting to a new manager, along with numerous injuries affecting the team, it is unlikely that Chelsea will secure their second league victory this season. Instead, it is predicted that they will settle for another draw at Stamford Bridge.
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