Aston Villa: Guzan, Hutton, Okore, Baker, Cissokho, Sanchez, Westwood, Delph, Cleverley, Agbonlahor, Benteke
Subs: Given, Bacuna, Weimann, Richardson, Gil, N’Zogbia, Lowton
Liverpool: Mignolet, Can, Skrtel, Sakho, Markovic, Moreno, Lucas, Henderson, Sterling, Coutinho, Borini
Subs: Ward, Enrique, Lambert, Manquillo, Lallana, Ibe, Williams
- Aston Villa’s only home win in the last 16 attempts against Liverpool in the Premier League came in May 2011 (W1, D5, L10). The home side have mustered only seven goals in that time and last scored more than once in a 4-2 defeat in November 1998.
- Liverpool have won their last three Premier League visits to Villa Park. They have never won four consecutive top-flight matches at Aston Villa.