• The Villans have not kept a clean sheet in any of their last 13 Barclays Premier League home games.
  • Manchester City have won six of their last seven Barclays Premier League encounters with Aston Villa.
  • The last four Barclays Premier League meetings between Aston Villa and Manchester City at Villa Park have seen a total of five goals scored.
  • Brad Guzan has had the most touches of any Villa player in two games this season (Arsenal & Norwich), something no other goalkeeper has done for a side even once in 2013-14.
  • Aston Villa have conceded nine goals from penalties since the start of last season; a joint-PL-high with Arsenal.
  • After replacing Christian Benteke against Norwich last week, Libor Kozak was on the field for one minute and 41 seconds before scoring his first ever Barclays Premier League goal – the fastest goal by a substitute this season.
  • Along with bottom club Sunderland, Aston Villa are the only team yet to win a single point at home this season.
  • Man City have kept three clean sheets in their last four Premier League away games.
  • However, the Citizens have won only three of their last 10 top-flight matches away from the Etihad Stadium (D3 L4).
  • Aston Villa have lost their last three Premier League home games and have suffered nine defeats in their last 13 at Villa Park.