How to watch Legia Warsaw v Aston Villa: Kick-off time, form guide, stream details & team news

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Aston Villa begin their 2023/24 Europa Conference League campaign in Poland against Legia Warsaw.

Aston Villa’s Europa Conference League 2023/24 campaign begins against Legia Warsaw on Thursday (September 21).

Unai Emery’s side got through qualifying by beating Scottish Premiership outfit Hibernian in the play-off round, and as a reward face Legia Warsaw (Poland), Zrinjski (Bosnia) and AZ Alkmaar (Netherlands).

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Here’s everything you need to know ahead of Legia Warsaw v Aston Villa in the UEFA Europa Conference League.

When does the match start?

Legia Warszawa vs Aston Villa kicks off at 5.45 pm (UK time) at the Stadion Wojska Polskiego.

What’s the latest team news for Aston Villa?

Emi Buendia (knee) and Tyrone Mings (knee) are both long-term absentees, and might miss the rest of the campaign.

Jacob Ramsey (metatarsal) is expected to return to training soon but is not available. Tim Iroegbunam (back) suffered an injury in pre-season and hasn't made an appearance this season.

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Diego Carlos (hamstring) has a 'small' injury and is out until the end of the month after sustaining the issue against Liverpool.

What’s the latest team news for Legia Warsaw?

Legia Warsaw are six games in to their Ekstraklasa season and have so far won four games and drawn twice. Tomas Pekhart is their top scorer and has scored eight goals in 13 matches this season. Goals have been shared with Ernest Muci scoring five goals, whilst Josue and Marc Gual have netted three.

Officials

Evangelos Manouchos (Greece) has been appointed as referee. He will be assisted by Konstantinos Nikolaidis and Konstantinos Psarris on the pitch whilst the fourth official is Anastasios Papapetrou.

Agelos Evangelou is the video assistant referee (VAR) and he will be assisted by Aristotellis Diamantopulos.

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Manouchos has overseen three UECL qualifiers this summer and brandished ten yellow cards in those games - including three in the AZ Alkmaar and Brann game. He brandished eight yellow cards in the Greek Super League clash between OFI Crete and Aris Saloniki.

Can I watch the match?

Yes. TNT Sports 2 will be showing Legia Warsaw v Aston Villa, and coverage will begin at 5.00 pm (UK time).

Where can I find the highlights?

Goals will be uploaded as they go in on TNT Sports 2’s Twitter page, meanwhile a highlights package will feature on their YouTube channel in the evening.

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