Alan Pardew’s group won the opening match of the 2015-2016 season in front of Norwich convincing 3-1 score but had to admit defeated after meeting with Arsenal lost by a score of 1-2. After they finished the previous season in the top half, manager Alan Pardew hopes to succeed band and at least the same performance this season but for such success should be urgently improved form at home. Palace won 13 matches against teams in the top half last season and only six of those matches were played in front of their fans. Also the Crystal lost 10 games at home and on foreign land only 6, which says a lot about the evolution of their home. The player of the Crystal Yannick Bolas performed 45 minutes in front of the Arsenal and they could be the last minutes as the blue and white shirt of Tottenham push for a transfer. The couple offense consists of Zaha and his band Pardew Bolas helped to avoid relegation last season with excellent figures. 4 goals in 2 games from the Crystal must sort out defensive to finish a game without goal conceded after the first two failed.
Crystal Palace probable formation: McCarthy, Ward, Dann, Delaney, Souare, Zaha, Puncheon, Cabaye, McArthur, Sako, Wickham.
As opponents on Saturday, Aston Villa was defeated in the second game of the season, losing 0-1 at home last Friday against the “red devils”. This defeat followed by victory in the first stage with newly promoted Bournemouth 1-0 taken away. Tim Sherwood said in counted occasions that the band must make great efforts to avoid a fight again in bottom of the table at the end of the season so called leadership and Benik Afobe November transfers from Wolves. Aston Villa lost important players this summer in the person of Christian Benteke went to Liverpool or City Fabian Delph transferred. Phillipe Senderos and Kieran Richardson are two other players that could leave Sherwood’s band while Leandro Bacuna refused to extend the contract. That being said, the situation at Villa not far from rosy. Sherwood will try this season to reduce the number defeats suffered by his band, Villa ending last season with a shameful statistic, losing only QPR more match as Villa, 20. Of these 20 failures, 12 came in front of their supporters. Saturday the band in Birmingham will try to continue his good form of travel and get 3 points on the field of Crystal.
Band probable Aston Villa: Guzan, Bacuna, Richards, Grealish, Amavia, Veretout, Gueye, Westwood, Ayew, Agbonlahor, Gestede.