While a point from two games might not seem like a reason to feel excited, elements of Palace’s performances in two tough games have been impressive.
Claiming a point from Liverpool on Monday resumed a fairly decent performance against Arsenal, having returned to the game after a dazzling opener from the Gunners.
Villa, meanwhile, are yet to fully convince despite heavy spending under Steven Gerrard, but emerged from their meeting with Palace in south-east London last season with three points.
Here’s everything you need to know about the game.
Date, kick-off time and venue
The Premier League match is scheduled for a 3pm kick-off on Saturday August 20e2022.
Selhurst Park in London will host.
Where to watch Crystal Palace vs Aston Villa
The match will not be broadcast live in the UK as it takes place during the blackout imposed on English football.
Match of the Day, however, will air highlights when it airs at 10:30 p.m. on Saturday.
Crystal Palace vs Aston Villa team news
Crystal Palace XI: Guaita, Ward, Andersen, Guehi, Mitchell, Doucoure, Schlupp, Ayew, Eze, Zaha, Edouard.
Subtitles: Milivojevic, Olise, Mateta, Clyne, Hughes, Johnstone, Ebiowei, Richards, Whitworth.
Aston Villa XI: Martinez, Cash, Konsa, Mings, Worthy, McGinn, Kamara, Ramsey, Bailey, Watkins, Buendia.
Subtitles: Douglas Luiz, Ings, Chambers, Augustinsson, Young, Nakamba, Coutinho, Olsen, Archer.
Crystal Palace vs Aston Villa Prediction
Everton posed a number of questions to Villa last weekend, ones Palace will surely ask with added quality.
Backed by a home crowd, a home win would come as no surprise.
Crystal Palace wins 2-1.
Head-to-head history and results (h2h)
Crystal Palace wins: 13
Aston Villa win: 21