Aston Villa host West Ham United at Villa Park on Monday (Watch live, 3 p.m. ET on NBCSN and online via NBCSports.com) in what promises to be an intriguing battle.
Villa have one win to their name so far this season, as Dean Smith‘s side have played well but have only got three points on the board as they sit in the relegation zone.
As for the Hammers, Manuel Pellegrini‘s side look better balanced this season and after their opening day humbling at the hands of Man City they’re unbeaten with Sebastien Haller leading the line.
West Ham are unchanged from their 2-0 win against Norwich City before the international break.