Aston Villa Confirmed Team To Face Bristol City | Match Facts | Preview

Bristol City

The games are coming thick and fast now! Villa arrive into this Carabao Cup game having beaten Burton (1-3) in the 2nd Round and won our opening Premier League match of the campaign against Sheffield United (1-0)

If Villa can negotiate this third round tie against Bristol City, it sets up a fixture against Stoke City who beat Gillingham (1-0).


  • Both sides have 100% records this season (Bristol W4, Villa W2).
  • Villa have announced new contracts for Mings & Davis since the last round.
  • Bertrand Traore could feature after a big money switch from Lyon.
  • The Robins beat Stoke 2-0 in their last league game.
  • This win lifted them to second in The Championship table.
  • Ezri Konsa may not be risked after tweaking a hamstring against Sheff Utd.
  • Holden, City’s boss, was a coach at Walsall when Smith was manager.
  • The hosts have 3 clean sheets from 4 games, scoring 10 goals.
  • Bristol have beaten Exeter and Northampton Town to face Villa.
  • Callum O’Dowda, Liam Walsh and Joe Morrell won’t feature for Bristol City.
  • Kick Off Time: 7pm / 19:00 [GMT]


The confirmed Villa starting eleven at Ashton Gate:


Guilbert, Elmohamady (Captain), Hause, Taylor.

Lansbury, Nakamba, Ramsay, Traore, El Ghazi


Subs: Kalinic, Mings, Targett, Hourihane, McGinn, Trezeguet, Watkins


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