Steven Gerrard's Aston Villa will host English Premier League title hopefuls Liverpool in a Tuesday night encounter.

Steven Gerrard’s Aston Villa will host English Premier League title hopefuls Liverpool in a Tuesday night encounter.

Gerrard is out to further dent his former clubs title hopes after the reds were held to a 1-1 draw by Tottenham on Saturday.

The defeat leaves Liverpool in second place with 83 points, three adrift of leaders Manchester City.

Villa on the other hand are seeking a third consecutive win after an impressive 3-1 victory against relegation-threatened Burnley.

The home team have bagged 7 points from an available 9 in their last three games and could break into the EPL top 10.

A 12-game winning run at Anfield in the Premier League came to an end for Liverpool at the weekend, but their unbeaten run domestically now stands at 16 matches.

Villa have failed to score in three of their last five Premier League games at home, while the Reds have failed to do so just once this campaign.

Mohamed Salah scored the lone goal as Liverpool beat Villa 1-0 in the reverse fixture last December.

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What time does Villa vs Liverpool start?

The game kicks off at 10pm Kenyan time at Villa Park.

Villa vs Liverpool team news

Jacob Ramsey remains the only main injury concern for the hosts with a slight injury.

Former Liverpool players Philippe Coutinho and Danny Ings are both expected to feature in the starting XI on Tuesday.

Ollie Watkins is expected to start to lead the attacking line for Gerrard’s side.

For the visitors, Klopp may have to rest some key players as the FA Cup final against Chelsea is fast approaching.

Roberto Firmino resumed training and could be picked to play here as well as Diogo Jota who was rested over the weekend.

Villa vs Liverpool head to head

These two sides have gone up against each other 43 times and Liverpool have come out on top 25 times. Another 10 have resulted in a draw while Villa have only won 8 times.

Villa vs Liverpool current form

The hosts have won twice, lost twice and drawn once in their last 5 matches whilst Liverpool are unbeaten in that run, dropping points only in the stalemate against Tottenham.

Villa vs Liverpool prediction

The visiting team have so much at stake in this game, knowing that defeat will cost them the title. Liverpool will win on the night.

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