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Liverpool vs. Aston Villa 5/10/2022 Premier League Soccer Picks, Prediction, and Preview

Liverpool encounters Aston Villa on 5/10/2022 at 03:00 PM.

Aston Villa visits Liverpool in a Premier League match. Liverpool with a record of 25-8-2 this season comes into this game with a 11-4-2 record on the road. Aston Villa is 13-4-17 this season and is 6-3-7 at home.

It has been a mixed bag in the past five matches for Liverpool and it is an opportunity to get rolling. An opportunity presents itself in this road match. Aston Villa played to a draw in their last match. It is not a loss, but getting a home win is paramount. There are expectations that come with improved performance on a familiar pitch.

It has been a mixed bag in the past five games for Aston Villa and it is an opportunity to get rolling. Aston Villa came away with a well-earned victory in their previous match and now set their sights on Liverpool at their home pitch.

The Liverpool Roster

The Players to Watch for the Liverpool

Virgil van Dijk DF



As a scorer, Virgil van Dijk had 33 goals this season. He is considered of the top goal scorers in the league. Virgil van Dijk has 3 assists this season. He is an average offensive contributor as far as his ability to set up his teammates for scoring opportunities.

Virgil van Dijk has 0 Yellow Cards this season. Virgil van Dijk has 0 Red Cards this season.

Trent Alexander-Arnold DF



As a scorer, Trent Alexander-Arnold had 29 goals this season. He is considered of the top goal scorers in the league. Trent Alexander-Arnold has 2 assists this season. He is an average offensive contributor as far as his ability to set up his teammates for scoring opportunities.

Trent Alexander-Arnold has 0 Yellow Cards this season. Trent Alexander-Arnold has 0 Red Cards this season.

Sadio Mané FW



Sadio Mané has 29 goals scored this season. He is considered of the top goal scorers in the league. When it comes to setting up scoring opportunities for his Liverpool teammates, Sadio Mané had 14 assists this season. He is considered one of the top set-up players for his teammates in the league, he distributes the ball well.

Sadio Mané has 0 Yellow Cards this season. Sadio Mané has 0 Red Cards this season.

Mohamed Salah FW



As a scorer, Mohamed Salah had 30 goals this season. He is considered of the top goal scorers in the league. When it comes to setting up scoring opportunities for his Liverpool teammates, Mohamed Salah had 22 assists this season. He is considered one of the top set-up players for his teammates in the league, he distributes the ball well.

Mohamed Salah has 5 Yellow Cards this season. Mohamed Salah has 6 Red Cards this season.

Jordan Henderson MF



As a scorer, Jordan Henderson had 26 goals this season. He is considered of the top goal scorers in the league. When it comes to setting up scoring opportunities for his Liverpool teammates, Jordan Henderson had 2 assists this season. He is an average offensive contributor as far as his ability to set up his teammates for scoring opportunities.

Jordan Henderson has 0 Yellow Cards this season. Jordan Henderson has 0 Red Cards this season.

The Aston Villa Roster

The Players to Watch for the Aston Villa

Matty Cash DF



Matty Cash has 33 goals scored this season. He is considered of the top goal scorers in the league. When it comes to setting up scoring opportunities for his Aston Villa teammates, Matty Cash had 3 assists this season. He is an average offensive contributor as far as his ability to set up his teammates for scoring opportunities.

Matty Cash has 0 Yellow Cards this season. Matty Cash has 0 Red Cards this season.

John McGinn MF



John McGinn has 30 goals scored this season. He is considered of the top goal scorers in the league. When it comes to setting up scoring opportunities for his Aston Villa teammates, John McGinn had 3 assists this season. He is an average offensive contributor as far as his ability to set up his teammates for scoring opportunities.

John McGinn has 0 Yellow Cards this season. John McGinn has 0 Red Cards this season.

Tyrone Mings DF



Tyrone Mings has 31 goals scored this season. He is considered of the top goal scorers in the league. When it comes to setting up scoring opportunities for his Aston Villa teammates, Tyrone Mings had 1 assists this season. He is an average offensive contributor as far as his ability to set up his teammates for scoring opportunities.

Tyrone Mings has 0 Yellow Cards this season. Tyrone Mings has 0 Red Cards this season.

Ollie Watkins FW



As a scorer, Ollie Watkins had 29 goals this season. He is considered of the top goal scorers in the league. Ollie Watkins has 10 assists this season. He is considered one of the top set-up players for his teammates in the league, he distributes the ball well.

Ollie Watkins has 1 Yellow Cards this season. Ollie Watkins has 1 Red Cards this season.

Ezri Konsa DF



Ezri Konsa has 26 goals scored this season. He is considered of the top goal scorers in the league. When it comes to setting up scoring opportunities for his Aston Villa teammates, Ezri Konsa had 2 assists this season. He is an average offensive contributor as far as his ability to set up his teammates for scoring opportunities.

Ezri Konsa has 0 Yellow Cards this season. Ezri Konsa has 0 Red Cards this season.

Liverpool Team Stats

The Liverpool Offensive Stats and Metrics

Liverpool scored 2.29 goals per 90 minutes of action in non-penalty situations. This is an extremely potent offense that is tough to shut down. Per 90 minutes of action in non-penalty situations, Liverpool was able to score 1.89 goals off assists. This offense finds ways to score by sharing the ball and that is quite nice to watch.

Liverpool converted on 0.36 of attempted shots on goal. This offense creates high quality shots.

Since we are discussing shots on goal, Liverpool attempts 6.29 shots on target per 90 minutes of regulation. This offense is a persistent threat to score with shots on goal. If you think we have not discussed their ability to get shots on goal enough, you are wrong. Liverpool attempts more shots than their shots on target, often they are altered by defenders and from all their shots 33.7% of their shots ended up requiring a goalkeeper challenge. Inconsistency in ensuring that their shot attempts become a true scoring threat has creeped in this season.







Liverpool Defensive Stats and Metrics

Per 90 minutes of action in non-penalty situations, Liverpool was able to hold opponents to 0.69 goals. This defense and goalkeeper have done a masterful job in preventing opponents from scoring goals. Liverpool goalkeepers fended off 2.69 shots per 90 minutes. Shot prevention is the best first step to goal prevention. Liverpool truly gets it when it comes to this concept.

Liverpool goalkeepers were able to keep shots on goal from getting into the net 75.5% of the time. The defense and goalkeeper effort as a collective does an excellent job together forcing weaker shots on target and preventing shots from becoming goals. Liverpool goalkeepers were able to get a clean sheet 60.0% of the time. Their ability to shut opponents out is extremely strong.







Liverpool Utility Stats

Liverpool tried 14.51 crosses per 90 minutes of action. Liverpool is in the top 44 percentile in crosses per 90 minutes. Liverpool has successfully intercepted 14.69 passes per 90 minutes of action. Liverpool is in the top 33 percentile in intercepted passes per 90 minutes. Per 90 minutes of action, Liverpool commits 11.2 fouls. This puts Liverpool in the top 16 percentile in the league in fouls committed per 90 minutes. Per 90 minutes of action, Liverpool drew 10.57 fouls. Liverpool is in the top 86 percentile in fouls drawn per 90 minutes. Per 90 minutes of action, Liverpool committed an offside 1.6 times. Liverpool is in the top 28 percentile in offside calls against them.







Aston Villa Team Stats

The Aston Villa Offensive Stats and Metrics

Aston Villa scored 1.24 goals per 90 minutes of action in non-penalty situations. This is an inconsistent offense that is capable of showing potency. Per 90 minutes of action in non-penalty situations, Aston Villa was able to score 1.12 goals off assists. This offense finds ways to score by sharing the ball and that is quite nice to watch.

Per 90 minutes of action in non-penalty situations, Aston Villa was able to score on 0.30 of their shots on target. The quality of the shots on goal and the accuracy of these shots are inconsistent.

Since we are discussing shots on goal, Aston Villa attempts 4.09 shots on target per 90 minutes of regulation. This offense falls in the middle when it comes to the number of shots on goal they take per game. Continuing on the subject of shots on target, Aston Villa is able to get 33.7% of their shots to be on goal(target). Inconsistency in ensuring that their shot attempts become a true scoring threat has creeped in this season.

Aston Villa Defensive Stats and Metrics

Per 90 minutes of action in non-penalty situations, Aston Villa was able to hold opponents to 1.26 goals. There is nothing remarkable about their defensive effort. This is a generally average defense. Aston Villa goalkeepers fended off 3.76 shots per 90 minutes. There is room for improvement when it comes to preventing shots on target.

Aston Villa goalkeepers were able to keep shots on goal from getting into the net 65.6% of the time. The struggles are real when it comes to defending shots on target. When it comes to the clean sheet percentage, 32.4% of games resulted in a clean sheet for Aston Villa. Their ability to shut opponents out is extremely strong.

Aston Villa Utility Stats

Aston Villa tried 11.88 crosses per 90 minutes of action. This puts Aston Villa in the top 71 percentile in the league in crosses per 90 minutes. Per 90 minutes of action, Aston Villa had 15.26 interceptions. Aston Villa is in the top 19 percentile in intercepted passes per 90 minutes. Per 90 minutes of action, Aston Villa commits 13.0 fouls. This puts Aston Villa in the top 56 percentile in the league in fouls committed per 90 minutes. Aston Villa drew 15.79 fouls per 90 minutes of action. This puts Aston Villa in the top 9 percentile in the league in fouls drawn per 90 minutes. Per 90 minutes of action, Aston Villa committed an offside 1.32 times. Aston Villa is in the top 10 percentile in offside calls against them.

Liverpool vs. Aston Villa Prediction, Picks, and Odds


Prediction: Liverpool 1 Aston Villa 1

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