After a serious slump in results, Bruce has managed to get the team firing with 3 back-to-back victories.
Whilst it hasn’t necessarily been “pretty”, few will moan as 9 essential points have seen Villa rise to 13th.
The recent wins have come against Derby, Bristol City & Rotherham, but a trip to Huddersfield see’s us take on one of the Championship’s form sides.
Whilst Villa’s season is realistically all but over, the hosts will likely be eyeing this fixture as key. Their pursuit of second (and automatic promotion) depends upon beating Villa to close the gap on stuttering Brighton.
Two glaring issues this term for Villa has been the inability to either win on the road or beat sides vying for promotion.
We’ve managed just three wins away from Villa Park all season (Reading, QPR & Rotherham).
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