Aston Villa vs Crystal Palace: Both the Villans and Eagles are within an arm’s reach of a top-half finish ahead of their
Steven Gerrard took over at Aston Villa (43 points) back on Nov. 11, when they sat 16th in the Premier League table. Fast-forward six months, now they sit 12th with 10th-place Leicester City (45 points) just two points ahead with three games left to play. 9th-place Brighton & Hove Albion (47 points) are also within reach with the Seagulls having played one game more than the three sides directly below them. Inversely, 13th-place Brentford and 14th-place Newcastle United (43 points each – 36 games played) could just as easily leapfrog Aston Villa, Crystal Palace and Leicester and snatch a top-half finish for themselves.
The Eagles are still bidding to finish in the top half of the league table and know that a positive result at Villa Park would see them closer to their goal.
Patrick Vieira's side have won each of their last two games in the top flight, beating Southampton away from home and most recently Watford at Selhurst Park.
The reverse fixture between these two sides ended in a 2-1 victory for Villa with Matt Target and John McGinn scoring the goals for the visitors in south London.
As for Crystal Palace (44 points), Patrick Vieira has done a brilliant job to not only hold the club together during a period of significant transition, but to perhaps match or improve upon the club’s best-ever Premier League finish (10th, in 2014-15).
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How to watch the Aston Villa vs Crystal Palace live stream in the UK
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BT Sport has the Aston Villa vs Crystal Palace live stream in the U.K., and you can watch it on BT Sport 2HD and BT Sport Ultimate. The game kicks-off at 8 p.m. BST.
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