Antonio Luna picks up another injury

Julian Finney

It's not a major injury, but Tony Moon's knock means it's highly unlikely Aston Villa will set up in the same 5-3-2 formation used at Southampton when they're at Fulham on Sunday.

After missing three matches and returning for just two, Antonio Luna has taken another knock. It seems like a minor one, however, with the player's Twitter account assuring fans that he'll only miss the Aston Villa match at Fulham, and he will be back for next week's match against Manchester United. He also tried to blame injury on the English cold, so points to Tony Moon for having a sunny attitude about these sorts of things.

Luna's injury means it's likely Ciaran Clark will move out wide once more, and Nathan Baker will come in centrally. With Ron Vlaar also possibly ruled out of Sunday's match (nothing concrete; we'll keep you posted) it's highly unlikely we'll see Paul Lambert putting out his favored 5-3-2 away formation at Craven Cottage. But let's keep fingers and toes crossed that this isn't the start of another injury apocalypse for our Villa.

Also, any bets on what minute Baker leaves the match with a head injury? He's made it through a couple matches now, so he must be due.

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