Lions lack the bite to extend Villa's turmoil

Millwall v Aston Villa

Millwall have gone off the boil of late, which is a shame because this should be the perfect time to kick a giant when he's down.

Villa are in turmoil after going out of the Capital One Cup and must be vulnerable in this FA Cup fourth-round tie on Friday.

There are plenty of punters who will have this in as their shock of the weekend - if you can call it a shock - but I just think the Lions lack the bite up front to really scare Villa's nervy back line.

Millwall have only scored eight in their last ten, are clearly missing the departed Chris Wood, and Paul Lambert will happily take a replay. The draw's the call.

Recommendation

Draw

Match in Focus

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FK Qarabag v Celtic

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  • Qarabag have lost only one of their last 18 home matches
Expert verdict
Celtic are getting hot under the collar over a heat-baked pitch in Baku, which may not be up to scratch. It’s been blistering in the Azerbaijan capital – temperatures at kick-off are forecast to be in the mid-30s – so it’s an evening for staying cool, especially with only a 1-0 lead to defend.

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