Aston Villa heads to Carrow Road to face a talented Norwich City side. The Canaries haven't quite yet looked to be a finished product, but the quality is there; if they're anywhere close to their best, they could be quite the handful. New recruit Gary Hooper will be available for Norwich City, while young Dutch striker Ricky van Wolfswinkel will be a player on which Villa's shaky back line would do well to keep an eye on.
The home side's defense has looked vulnerable this season, and if Villa can be just a bit sharper in the final third than they were against Liverpool and Newcastle it will be tough for the Canaries to keep them off the board. These two sides have played some fairly entertaining matches over the past few years, and there's little reason to think that this one will be any different. With three straight losses and a tricky League Cup date with Spurs ahead on Tuesday, Villa could really do with a result to keep the slide from turning into something more damaging; here's to hoping they can manage one. The lineups are here, and you can join in the discussion below!
Aston Villa Starting XI
Aston Villa Bench
Norwich CIty Starting XI
Norwich CIty Bench
Mark Bunn, Steven Whittaker, Anthony Pilkington, Wesley Hoolahan, Alexander Tettey, Gary Hooper, Ryan Bennett