Leeds find themselves just two points clear of the relegation zone following a run of five successive defeats.
A difficult second season back in the Premier League eventually culminated in the departure of the much-loved Marcelo Bielsa after the heavy loss to Tottenham.
Jesse Marsch’s reign began with a 1-0 reverse at Leicester last weekend, although the American has won his first home league game in charge at his last three clubs.
But the Whites have only prevailed once in their last nine Premier League meetings with Villa on home soil.
The Villains have lost on three of their four most recent trips to Yorkshire in the English top-flight.
However, Steven Gerrard’s side will be confident of ending that poor run following Saturday’s comprehensive 4-0 victory over Southampton.
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Leeds United vs Aston Villa: Match Stats
During Leeds’ torrid recent run, they have also failed to find the net in their last three matches.
By contrast, Villa arrive at Elland Road having scored six goals without reply in their two most recent outings.
Philippe Coutinho has looked rejuvenated since his loan switch from Barcelona. The Brazil international has been directly involved in six goals in his seven appearances thus far (scoring three and assisting three) – averaging an involvement every 87 minutes.
Leeds United vs Aston Villa: Squawka Says
Scoreline prediction: Leeds United 0-2 Aston Villa
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April 28, 2019: Leeds United 1-1 Aston Villa – Championship
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Villa have won just one of the last five meetings between the sides, losing two and drawing two.