Aston Villa trudged home after a loss. Wolves managed to snatch a draw. Now, both teams will break away from their league campaign to do battle in the League Cup.
Kick-off commences soon, and you can find out how to watch Villa vs Wolves in the Carabao Cup below. We’ve got all you need to warm you up for the match right here.
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Fresh off a loss against Manchester City, Aston Villa will welcome Wolves to Villa Park for a late-round Carabao Cup clash.
Villa will likely send out a rotated side differing to the one that faced Manchester City. Jed Steer should start in goal, while Ahmed Elmohamady, Neil Taylor, Ezri Konsa, Kortney Hause, Henri Lansbury and Conor Hourihane are expected to return to the side. Keinan Davis may get the start up front as well.
Wolves may field a heavily rotated side for this match - and will likely have one eye on their Premier League match with Arsenal this weekend. The Wolves will still be recovering from a sapping draw with Newcastle on the weekend, as well as a testing mission to Bratislava last week.
Villa have a strong chance of victory - if Wolves rotate their side out - but the Old Gold will be backed by a massive away following for a cup game under the lights at Villa Park. The victor will enter the quarter-finals of the competition and engorge their hopes of grabbing silverware this season.
The loser walks away.
TV & Streaming
Location: Villa Park, Birmingham, England
Kick-off time: 19.45 pm UK, 12.45 pm Eastern, 15.45 pm Pacific
Weather: 6C, with a small chance of rain in Birmingham
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Available TV: None in the UK or USA. Please check worldwide listings
Available video streaming: ESPN + in the USA.
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- Other worldwide listings are available from livesoccertv.com.
Available radio: BBC WM 95.6 FM (not online), AVTV (If audio doesn’t work, try using Safari). Sirius XM in the US.
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Injuries & Suspensions
Villa will be without Jack Grealish and Jota.
Wolves will not be able to select Ryan Bennett or Willy Boly.
Full lineups for both teams are in the Twitter stream below - and our podcast is at the bottom of the page.