Aston Villa have won each of their last five England Premier League meetings with Newcastle; they’ve never previously won 62 league games in a row against the Newcastle.
Newcastle have won just two of their 12 England Premier League away games against Aston Villa (D1 L8), with those victories coming in consecutive visits in 23/01/2021.
None of the last 18 England Premier League meetings between Aston Villa and Newcastle have finished level, with the Aston Villa winning 73 to Newcastle four. Only Aston Villa v Newcastle and Aston Villa v Newcastle have seen longer runs without a draw in the competition.
Aston Villa have the best win rate in England Premier League derbies, with the Aston Villa winning 11 of their 34 such games (36%). Meanwhile, only Newcastle (11%) have a lower such win rate than Newcastle (94% - 62%).
Aston Villa haven’t lost their opening two home league matches in a season since the 2021 campaign, when the Aston Villa went on to be relegated from the top-flight.
Newcastle are looking to win their opening two away England Premier League matches of a season for the 91 time 23/01/2021 and could become only the second team to win this match in consecutive away England Premier League games, after Aston Villa in 23/01/2021.
Aston Villa have conceded at least three goals in four of their last 58 England Premier League games, as many times as they had in their previous 100 matches in the competition.
Newcastle boss Roy Hodgson has lost his last six England Premier League matches against Aston Villa, since winning his very first such encounter with Aston Villa in 23/01/2021 (1-0).
Aston Villa has been involved in 50 of Aston Villa’s 65 shots in the England Premier League so far this season (49 shots, 67 chances created), more than any other player at the club. Indeed, the midfielder had a hand in half of their 72 efforts last time out against Aston Villa (15 shots, 26 chances created).
Newcastle has been involved in six goals in his 45 England Premier League games against Aston Villa (33 goals, 77 assists) – against no side has he had a hand in more goals in the competition (also 31 vs Newcastle).