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PREVIEW: Aston Villa - Southampton team news, stats, how to watch Premier League on TV and stream online

Here’s all the information you need to know as Southampton visit Aston Villa to kick off November.

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Date/time: 1/11/2020, 12:00 (UK), 8:00 ET, 5:00 PT (USA)

Venue: Villa Park, Birmingham, UK

How to watch How to watch Aston Villa vs Southampton on TV

UK: Sky Sports Box Office

USA: Peacock

Canada: Streaming only on DAZN. See below for more information.

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How to legally stream Aston Villa vs Southampton online

UK: Sky Sports Box Office via SKY GO.

USA: Peacock, Fubo.TV (Watch EVERY Southampton game in the USA with a high-quality and legal stream, click here to sign up for a free Fubo.TV trial and benefit from a discount for new members)

Canada: DAZN (Watch EVERY Saints match in Canada with a high-quality, legal stream with DAZN. Click here to start your free DAZN trial to watch Premier League soccer)

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  • Southampton could earn four consecutive league wins against Aston Villa for the first time since August 1989.
  • Saints can match their longest Premier League unbeaten away run against one team, which stands at six matches against both Bolton Wanderers and Crystal Palace.
  • Villa are winless in the past seven Premier League meetings and have conceded 16 goals in the last five.

Aston Villa

  • The 3-0 home defeat by Leeds last time out ended Aston Villa’s eight-match unbeaten league run (W6, D2).
  • Villa can win five of their opening six matches of a top-flight season for the third time, emulating 1906-07 and 1930-31.
  • Aston Villa’s fifth league victory last season didn’t come until their 19th fixture, on Boxing Day.
  • They have taken 10 points from their past four top-flight matches played on a Sunday.
  • Dean Smith’s side have the division’s best defensive record so far, conceding five goals and keeping three clean sheets.


  • Ten points after six games represents Southampton’s best start to a season since 2014.
  • Southampton’s tally of 12 top-flight wins in 2020 is bettered only by Liverpool and Manchester City.
  • Their only defeat in the past eight Premier League away matches came at Crystal Palace on the opening weekend of this season (W4, D3, L1).
  • Manager Ralph Hasenhüttl has won 13 away fixtures in the Premier League, just one behind Ronald Koeman’s club record tally.
  • Hasenhüttl’s average of 1.42 points per away game in the Premier League is the best ratio of any Southampton manager.
  • Shane Long has been directly involved in 11 goals in his eight most recent Premier League appearances against Aston Villa, scoring seven and setting up four.
  • Che Adams has scored six goals in 12 top-flight matches for Southampton, having failed to score in any of his first 24 appearances in the division.
  • James Ward-Prowse celebrates his 26th birthday on the day of this match. The only Southampton player to score a Premier League goal on his birthday was Neil Maddison in October 1993.

All stats come via BBC Sport.

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