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Confidence is high for Aston Villa away win

Nearly 66% of 1,000 Claret and Hugh readers believe West Ham win beat Aston Villa on Monday night, 27% predict a draw with just 7% suggesting a Villa home win.

West Ham have won 40 games, drawn 32 and lost to Villa since they first played each other for the first time in 1913.

Villa were the 5-0 winners in the FA Cup in that first game in 1913.

The Hammers biggest win over Villa came in August 1958 at Upton Park with a 7-2 victory.

In modern times┬áVilla have lost just two of their last 18 home league games against West Ham at Villa Park (W8 D8 L2) – 1-2 in January 2006 and 0-2 in February 2014.

West Ham are looking to secure back-to-back league victories against Aston Villa for the first time since January 2006, having beating them 2-0 in their last meeting in February 2016.

Aston Villa have won just one of their last 16 Premier League games on a Monday (D5 L10), beating Sunderland 6-1 in April 2013.

West Ham’s return of seven points (W2 D1 L1) from their opening four Premier League games is their best start to a season since 2012-13, when they also won seven points under Sam Allardyce.

Aston Villa have lost 15 of their last 17 Premier League matches (W1 D1 L15), including three of their four this season (W1 D0 L3).

West Ham striker Sebastien Haller has scored three goals in three Premier League games this season and has been involved in 21 goals in his last 25 top-flight appearances across spells at Eintracht Frankfurt and the Hammers (15 goals, 6 assists).


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About Sean Whetstone

I am Season Ticket Holder in West stand lower at the London Stadium and before that, I used to stand in the Sir Trevor Brooking Lower Row R seat 159 in the Boleyn Ground and in the Eighties I stood on the terraces of the old South Bank. I am a presenter on the West Ham Podcast called MooreThanJustaPodcast.co.uk. A Blogger on WestHamTillIdie.com a member of the West Ham Supporters Advisory Board (SAB), Founder of a Youtube channel called Mr West Ham Football at http://www.youtube.com/MrWestHamFootball, I am also the associate editor here at Claret and Hugh. Life Long singer of bubbles! Come on you Irons! Follow me at @Westhamfootball on twitter

One comment on “Confidence is high for Aston Villa away win

  1. Norwich were without key players and look what they did to Man City.Nothing is guaranteed in the premier.

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