Aston Villa managed to grab their first win of 2019 the other day by beating an Ipswich team that are still rooted to the bottom of the Championship table. Ipswich, managed by former Villa boss Paul Lambert were able to ‘give it a go’ late on, but couldn’t muster anything close to a serious threat.
So, with Villa’s first three-point gain of the year comes a chance to build and grow. A squad bolstered by some new arrivals will now head to Reading
Reading are starting to show signs of life under new boss Jose Gomes and should eventually find themselves clear of the relegation zone - barely. Still, they need to make improvements and fast. They’ll be looking at Villa as a test - but will also be taking inspiration from a Wigan side that hammered the Villa just a few weeks back.
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We’re here. Kick-off commences soon, and you can find out how to watch Aston Villa vs Reading below.
TV & Streaming
Location: Madejski Stadium, Reading, England
Kick-off time: 15.00 UK, 10.00 Eastern, 7.00 Pacific
Weather: 2c and wet in Brum.
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Available TV: N/A in the UK or US (please check worldwide listings below)
Available video streaming: AVTV for International viewers
Worldwide listings for Aston Villa: Here
Other match listings are available from livesoccertv.com.
Available radio: BBC WM 95.6 FM (not online), AVTV (If audio doesn’t work, try using Safari).
Twitter: You can find our live updates @7500toHolte, and we’d also recommend @VillaReport for updates as well.
Injuries & Suspensions
Aston Villa will miss Jack Grealish, Ørjan Nyland, Axel Tuanzebe and Henri Lansbury
Aston Villa squad
Team news: @OfficialTM_3 comes straight in for his #AVFC debut in our only change from last weekend. @tom_carroll92 takes a place on the bench.#PartOfThePride pic.twitter.com/e8UX2rsPPW— Aston Villa (@AVFCOfficial) February 2, 2019
⚡️ TEAM NEWS ⚡️— Reading FC (@ReadingFC) February 2, 2019
Here's how we line-up against @AVFCOfficial in the @SkyBetChamp this afternoon...#REAvAVL pic.twitter.com/WsFfNRYk42