FM Preview: Blackburn Rovers v Aston Villa 03 Mar 2012
By Footymad Previewer
Updated Friday, 2nd March 2012
The game between Blackburn Rovers and Aston Villa in the Premier League on 3rd March 2012 at 15:00 takes centre stage for FootyMad's preview analysis.
History of the Blackburn Rovers v Aston Villa fixture
Blackburn Rovers prepare to entertain Aston Villa at Ewood Park on Saturday afternoon, looking to continue an impressive record. The Rovers are clearly on top, winning 51.85% of the games played between the two.
The most recent encounter between these two sides at Ewood Park was just last season, in November 2010, with Blackburn Rovers running out comfortable 2-0 winners in a Premier League match.
Recent encounters between the teams
|2011/2012||Sat 20 Aug||Aston Villa||3 - 1||Blackburn R.||Premier League|
|2010/2011||Sat 26 Feb||Aston Villa||4 - 1||Blackburn R.||Premier League|
|2010/2011||Sat 29 Jan||Aston Villa||3 - 1||Blackburn R.||F.A. Cup|
|2010/2011||Sun 21 Nov||Blackburn R.||2-0||Aston Villa||Premier League|
|2010/2011||Wed 22 Sep||Aston Villa||3 - 1||Blackburn R.||League Cup|
|2009/2010||Sun 09 May||Aston Villa||0 - 1||Blackburn R.||Premier League|
|2009/2010||Wed 20 Jan||Aston Villa||6 - 4||Blackburn R.||League Cup|
For a detailed analysis of the complete head-to-head record between the two sides, click here
Recent respective form guides
Blackburn Rovers's home form is poor, winning just 2 of the last six, and losing the other 4. The Rovers's have scored 9 goals in these games, but conceded an alarming 11.
Aston Villa's away form is none too clever either, coming away with three points on 3 occasions, but drawing 1 and losing 2. The games have constituted a decent return of 12 goals for the Villans, and 10 goals against.
Blackburn Rovers are stuck down in the relegation zone of Barclays Premier League with a return of just 21 points from their 26 games thus far.
Aston Villa find themselves struggling down in 15th position in the league having picked up 29 points from their 26 matches.
Current overall team form
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FootyMad's prediction ...
These are testing times at Ewood Park for the Rovers and the Madmen are unable to see past Aston Villa claiming victory in a close match.
|Blackburn Rovers||17 games since last home draw.
Not drawn a match in their last 4 .
|Aston Villa||Not won in previous 3 away matches.
No win in the 5 most recent games.
For a detailed analysis of current team sequences throughout the leagues, click here