Villa Park looks to see if their home side can pick up three points against fellow strugglers Sunderland on Sunday morning (Watch live and online at 9:05am ET via Live Extra).
Aston Villa has a point or better in its last three home matches, but hasn’t won in its last trio of Premier League fixtures either.
The Black Cats, meanwhile, had the momentum of a derby win against Newcastle halted by a 3-1 beating from Hull City.
Aston Villa: Guzan, Hutton, Vlaar, Clark, Cissokho, Cleverley, Delph, Sanchez, N’Zogbia, Weimann, Benteke
Subs: Given, Okore, Bacuna, Herd, Lowton, Robinson, Grealish
Sunderland: Pantilimon, Vergini, Jones, O’Shea (c), Brown, Bridcutt, Gomez, Larsson, Johnson, Wickham, Fletcher
Subs: Mannone, Cattermole, Altidore, Alvarez, Coates, Giaccherini, Buckley