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Aston Villa vs Liverpool FREE: Live stream, TV channel, team news, kick-off time for FA Cup third round game


LIVERPOOL are set to travel to Aston Villa for their FA Cup third round tie – but will face a drastically different-looking Villa side IF the game is on.

Villa have confirmed a “significant” coronavirus outbreak at the club, and may have to play a team comprised of Under-23 youth players. Villa will make an announcement on Friday morning on whether the game is going ahead.

Liverpool lost 7-2 to Aston Villa when they played each other earlier this season

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Liverpool lost 7-2 to Aston Villa when they played each other earlier this seasonCredit: AP:Associated Press


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What time does Villa vs Liverpool kick-off?

  • Aston Villa’s FA Cup clash with Liverpool will kick-off at 7.45pm UK time on Friday, January 8.
  • The game will take place at Villa Park.
  • There will be no fans in attendance at the game as Birmingham has been placed in tier 4 of the government’s coronavirus restriction guidelines.

What channel is it on and can it be live streamed?

  • Liverpool’s trip to Villa Park will be shown live on BT Sport 1.
  • The game is available for live streaming from the BT Sport app, which you can download onto your mobile or tablet device.
  • You can also watch the action from a Smart TV, so long as it carries the BT Sport app.

Can I watch for FREE?

  • EE customers can get a free three-month trial of BT Sport by texting SPORT to 150.
  • At the end of the three months you will automatically roll onto the £15 per month subscription.
  • Or you can cancel the trial at any time during the three months by texting STOP SPORT to 150.
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Team news

Joel Matip picked up an adductor problem and will not be available for the clash with Villa.

Long-term injury sufferers Joe Gomez and Virgil van Dijk are still out of action, which means Liverpool’s defence will be makeshift again.

Naby Keita has a muscle injury and still isn’t fit while Diogo Jota has a knee problem.

Kostas Tsimikas is also on the sidelines with a knee injury.

Odds

Aston Villa – 33/20

Draw – 5/2

Liverpool – 29/20

*Odds courtesy of Ladbrokes and correct at time of publication.





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