What channel is Aston Villa vs Crystal Palace on? Kick-off time, TV & stream details, team news

Steven Gerrard goes head-to-head with an old rival in Patrick Vieira when Villa take on Palace this weekend.

Aston Villa go into their penultimate game at Villa Park this season looking to get the win over Patrick Vieira’s exciting Crystal Palace side.

After a narrow defeat to title chasing Liverpool last time out, Villa have the chance to bounce back and finish their campaign on a high with two of their three remaining games being played on home soil.

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Palace are certainly no mugs though and have shown they can mix it with the best at times this season. Both teams like to play football and from a neutral perspective, it could be an absolute cracker.

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Here’s all the details ahead of the game.

When and where is the game?

The game takes place at Aston Villa’s home of Villa Park on Sunday 15th May. Kick-off is scheduled for 14:00 (BST).

Is Aston Villa vs Crystal Palace on TV?

No, due to the packed out Premier League schedule this coming Sunday, Villa / Palace has not been selected for TV coverage.

Villa fans can however listen to full match commentary via the club’s VillaTV or alternatively, highlights will be available on BBC One’s Match Of The Day from 22:30.

Who is the match referee?

Chris Kavanagh will take charge of Sunday’s fixture with Harry Lennard and Nick Hopton his officials.

Martin Atkinson is the fourth official whilst David Coote is on VAR, assisted by James Mainwaring.

Kavanagh has officiated 25 games so far this season including Villa’s 4-1 defeat to West Ham United back in October. Ezri Konsa was sent off by Kavanagh on that day.

Team news

Steven Gerrard will be hoping Jacob Ramsey is fit enough to be involved in the game after missing the last two matches through injury.

Kortney Hause and Leon Bailey both remain unavailable.

Marc Guehi remains a doubt for Palace after he limped off during their win over Watford last week.

Form guide

Aston Villa: LWWDLL

Crystal Palace: WWDLLL

Head-to-head record

The two have only faced each other 48 times over the years with Villa having the much better record historically.

Gerrard’s men have won 21 games to the Eagles’ 13 with 14 draws.

A draw hasn’t been seen between the sides for over seven years, the last being a goalless contest at Villa Park on New Year’s Day 2015.

Betting odds

Aston Villa: 1/1

Draw: 5/2

Crystal Palace: 13/5

(Correct as of May 12 with SkyBet)

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