Hello and welcome to Telegraph Sport’s protection of Aston Villa vs Burnley, one among three Premier League fixtures this night, the others being Everton vs Crystal Palace and Chelsea vs Leicester City.
This is the second time in two weeks that these two sides play one another. Aston Villa have been in command at Turf Moor on May 7, taking the spoils in a 3-1 victory.
Burnley’s caretaker supervisor, Mike Jackson, might be on the lookout for extra from his staff this night in the event that they need to keep in charge of their Premier League survival hopes. The Clarets sit in 18th on 34 factors, with Leeds one level forward, albeit with a far inferior aim distinction.
The aim distinction is essential, that means something however a loss tonight would put Burnley in command of their very own future come the ultimate day of the season on Sunday.
“We know if we get a certain amount of points from these last two games it’s in our hands,” Jackson stated.
“This group works better when we play in the now, mentally we’re in a good place. Everybody in the whole place is trying to do their bit, everyone is all in.”
The Clarets dropped into the underside three after dropping 1-0 at Tottenham on Sunday as Leeds scored a last-minute equaliser at residence to Brighton.
Villa have struggled for consistency since Gerrard joined the membership in November, however they nonetheless have an out of doors likelihood of ending within the prime 10 of the desk.
“My focus is on us. We’ll be aggressive, we’re at home. We played at Burnley recently and we played extremely well and we won the game comfortably (3-1),” Gerrard stated.
“We know their strengths. They’ve been actually sturdy beneath the brand new supervisor, and so they’ve given themselves an honest likelihood of survival.
“They’re going to be all in and they’re going to empty it at Villa Park, so we need to compete and match that in all departments and hopefully our quality will come through.”
Villa stand in between Manchester City and their fourth title in 5 seasons as the 2 sides meet on the Etihad on Sunday.
Burnley will finish their marketing campaign at Turf Moor in opposition to Newcastle United.