Author: Josh Stewart
Last Updated: October 4, 2022
The Premier League clash at the City Ground on Monday sees Nottingham Forest hosting opponents Aston Villa. Nottingham Forest are 20th in the table on four points after eight matches. Aston Villa rank 14th with eight points after eight matches played.
Nottingham Forest vs Aston Villa Stats
- Nottingham F. have scored in 20 of the last 22 home matches
- Nottingham F. have lost the last 4 matches in a row
- Nottingham F. have not won 9 of the last 11 matches
- Nottingham F. have conceded in 10 of the last 12 matches
- Nottingham F. have lost the last 3 home matches in a row
- In 5 of the last 7 away matches Aston Villa played, both teams scored
- Aston Villa have scored in 9 of the last 11 away matches
- Aston Villa have conceded in 9 of the last 11 matches
- Aston Villa have conceded in 6 of the last 7 away matches
- Aston Villa have not lost the last 3 matches in a row
Nottingham Forest vs Aston Villa Lineups
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Confidence is low at Nottingham Forest, who have lost each of their last three matches in the Premier League. They lost 2-3 against Bournemouth before losing to Fulham by the same scoreline, while Leicester claimed all three points in a 4-0 win on Monday night. It leaves Forest rock bottom in the Premier League table and in need of a positive result to stop the rot.
Steven Gerrard’s Aston Villa are unbeaten in their last three matches, which began with a 1-1 draw against Manchester City. Then, they took out Southampton 1-0, followed by a 0-0 draw with Leeds. Aston Villa only have one paltry win to show from the last six away games in the Premier League. In these six matches, they drew one and lost four as well as being outscored by 11 goals to seven. There is pressure growing on Gerrard to turn around the toothless displays that have become common this season, having scored just six goals in the league this season.
Nottingham Forest vs Aston Villa H2H
Having never played each other in the Premier League in the 21st century, this is the first time Nottingham Forest comes up against Aston Villa in this tournament as of late. Thus, any eventual h2h stats, seen below, are from meetings in the Championship and cup competitions.
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Nottingham Forest claimed a modest five wins from their previous 10 home matches across all tournaments. They split the points with the visiting team in two of the games, whilst losing three. Aston Villa won four of their last 10 games away, drew two and lost four of the games in this run. Aston Villa scored the opener a mere four times in 10 away games, while Nottingham Forest did the same in eight of their last 10 outings at City Ground, Nottingham.
Both Teams to Score
Having never shared a season in the Premier League in recent past, this is the first time Nottingham Forest comes up against Aston Villa in this context.
Nottingham Forest witnessed over 2.5 goals in five of their previous ten matches across all tournaments in which they averaged one goals a game. Over 2.5 goals came up in five of the last ten matches Aston Villa played across all tournaments. They managed to score an average of 1.2 goals in these matches.