Cardiff vs Aston Villa Match Analysis & Prediction
30/11/2022 10:22 pm
Cardiff will welcome Aston Villa to the Cardiff City Stadium for a club friendly fixture on Wednesday night.
The game will played to honor the memory of former Cardiff and Villa player Peter Whittingham, who passed away in March 2020 at the age of 35.
Cardiff were struggling for form in the Championship before the international break, with the side winning just one of their last five games before the break.
They suffered back-to-back league defeats to Hull City and Sheffield United and will use this friendly to boost their confidence ahead of their Championship return in December 11 against Stoke City.
Aston Villa, meanwhile, have had their up and downs in the Premier League this season, but they did look alive under Unai Emery before the World Cup. Emery Saw Villa claim new manager bounce back in style as they beat Man United 3-1 at Villa Park.
They followed that up with a 2-1 win over Brighton on the road and will look to use their planned friendlies to build momentum ahead of the return of the Premier League later in December.
Cardiff vs. Aston Villa Head to head
Both sides have met in seven encounters since 2009 with Aston Villa claiming four victories, while Cardiff have claimed two victories and there have been two victories.
10/04/2018Aston Villa1Cardiff City0Championship
12/08/2017Cardiff City3Aston Villa0Championship
02/01/2017Cardiff City1Aston Villa0Championship
26/11/2016Aston Villa3Cardiff City1Championship
11/02/2014Cardiff City0Aston Villa0Premier League
Cardiff Team News
Cardiff will be without Callum O’Dowda, Callum Robinson, Rubin Colwill and Mark Harris due to their international duties.
Cardiff's Last 5 Matches
Aston Villa Team News
Villa will be without Emiliano Martinez, Matty Cash, Jan Bednarek and Leander Dendoncker due to international duties.
Aston Villa's Last 5 Matches
13/11/2022Brighton1Aston Villa2Premier League
10/11/2022Man United4Aston Villa2EFL Cup
06/11/2022Aston Villa3Man United1Premier League
29/10/2022Newcastle4Aston Villa0Premier League
23/10/2022Aston Villa4Brentford0Premier League
Cardiff vs. Aston Villa: Odds and Predictions
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