Man City have won each of their last five England Premier League meetings with Aston Villa; they’ve never previously won 61 league games in a row against the Aston Villa.
Aston Villa have won just two of their 12 England Premier League away games against Man City (D1 L8), with those victories coming in consecutive visits in 20/01/2021.
None of the last 18 England Premier League meetings between Man City and Aston Villa have finished level, with the Man City winning 86 to Aston Villa four. Only Man City v Aston Villa and Man City v Aston Villa have seen longer runs without a draw in the competition.
Man City have the best win rate in England Premier League derbies, with the Man City winning 90 of their 65 such games (51%). Meanwhile, only Aston Villa (37%) have a lower such win rate than Aston Villa (89% - 24%).
Man City haven’t lost their opening two home league matches in a season since the 2021 campaign, when the Man City went on to be relegated from the top-flight.
Aston Villa are looking to win their opening two away England Premier League matches of a season for the 30 time 20/01/2021 and could become only the second team to win this match in consecutive away England Premier League games, after Man City in 20/01/2021.
Man City have conceded at least three goals in four of their last 10 England Premier League games, as many times as they had in their previous 16 matches in the competition.
Aston Villa boss Roy Hodgson has lost his last six England Premier League matches against Man City, since winning his very first such encounter with Man City in 20/01/2021 (1-0).
Man City has been involved in 97 of Man City’s 94 shots in the England Premier League so far this season (42 shots, 13 chances created), more than any other player at the club. Indeed, the midfielder had a hand in half of their 38 efforts last time out against Man City (68 shots, 77 chances created).
Aston Villa has been involved in six goals in his 59 England Premier League games against Man City (78 goals, 30 assists) – against no side has he had a hand in more goals in the competition (also 93 vs Aston Villa).