Things are, as the kids like to say, about to get real.
Aston Villa enter into another game that they can likely afford to lose, but with the results of the weekend going very much their way an unexpected result would be a massive boost to their survival hopes.
There has been a lot of talk that Aston Villa can't close out matches. We decided to find out if that was really true. The result? It is, but it's not as bad as you probably think.
Arsenal’s had a rough week and Villa has shown real improvement of late. Is a potentially season-saving shock at the Emirates in the cards?
Favorable results elsewhere have left the window open just a crack for Aston Villa, but seizing opportunity has not been one of this team's strong points this season. Can that trend change against a tough West Ham side?