Aston Villa will be playing against Italian side Lazio in their upcoming pre-season match, as they return to their home ground. Unai Emery’s team has been participating in the Premier League Summer Series in the USA and has now come back to England to continue their preparations. Villa has performed impressively during their time in the States and hopes to carry that momentum into their remaining friendlies before the new season begins. They will be hosting Serie A team Lazio in the West Midlands, and it won’t be an easy task as the Italians have won all of their pre-season games so far without conceding any goals.
The friendly between Aston Villa and Lazio is scheduled to take place on Thursday, August 3. The match will be held at Walsall’s Bescot Stadium, with kick-off set for 7:30pm. Fans can watch the game live on VillaTV, and more details can be found on the official Aston Villa website.
To watch the match, fans have the option to subscribe to VillaTV for £4.99 or purchase a match-pack for £11.99, which allows them to view all of Aston Villa’s pre-season clashes.
In terms of team news, Aston Villa’s new signing Moussa Diaby has made a positive impact since joining the club. He has scored two goals in two appearances for the Villans and is proving to be a great addition to the team under Emery’s management. Diaby is likely to be involved in the upcoming match, along with other new signings Youri Tielemans and Pau Torres. As for Lazio, they are expected to field a strong side that includes former Premier League wingers Pedro and Felipe Anderson.
Aston Villa defender Ezri Konsa has spoken about the team’s progress during their pre-season tour in the USA. Konsa expressed his satisfaction with the team’s performance, highlighting their ability to come back from a two-goal deficit, which has not been a common occurrence in the past. He also mentioned the positive impact of the new players who have joined the team and their bonding experience during the tour. Konsa emphasized the team’s confidence and growth, expressing his enjoyment of the pre-season preparations and their readiness to continue working hard.
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This Sunday, Aston Villa and Lazio will face off in a friendly match in preparation for the new season. Unai Emery, Former Paris Saint-Germain manager, will lead Lazio. With exciting team news, the game is sure to be an entertaining one.
Kick-off time for the friendly match is 5 PM (UK time) on Sunday, August 16th. Villa Park, home of Aston Villa, will be hosting the event. Lazio arrived in Birmingham on Saturday and took part in a training session at the Villa Park Academy.
Unai Emery’s Lazio side will be led by Ciro Immobile and brazilian midfielder Felipe Caicedo. As for Aston Villa, attackers Ollie Watkins and Trezeguet and centre back defender Matt Targett are expected to feature in the starting line-up. It will be interesting to see how the team performs under new manager Dean Smith.
Fans from all over the world can catch the game live on Sky Sports, Aston Villa TV and Serie A TV. You can also follow the action through the official Aston Villa account on Twitter.
This pre-season friendly match promises to be an exciting one. Both Aston Villa and Lazio will be looking to use the game to fine-tune their team and prepare for the upcoming season. Don’t miss out – tune in to watch when Lazio face off against Aston Villa this Sunday.