Aston Villa Get Chance Against Forest to Change the Narrative

Something for the Weekend – Forest Away

With Nottingham Forest boss Steve Cooper receiving a new contract ahead of Aston Villa’s visit to the City Ground, and Steven Gerrard now three games unbeaten, the title of the Midlands clash being a potential ‘El Sackio’ has long faded.

With Leon Bailey injured, Steven Gerrard has elected to start Emi Buendia and Philippe Coutinho for the first time this season – why has it taken so long? Meanwhile Matty Cash returns to the starting line-up, as Ashley Young switches to left-back to cover Villa’s double injury situation in that position.

In the recent Something for the Weekend episode of the My Old Man Said podcast, we had Adam Wiklow on from the Red Side of the Trent podcast, to help preview the game and give us a rundown of what it’s been like transferring 22 players in during the summer window.

Will Cooper make them all click against Villa or will Gerrard make it four unbeaten and vault Villa into 9th position in the Premier League table?


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