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Team news: Hourihane starts against Foxes

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Team news: Hourihane starts against Foxes

Dean Smith has named his starting XI for tonight’s Premier League match against Leicester City.

 

The Aston Villa boss has made two changes from the team's last outing in the Carabao Cup Final.

 

Pepe Reina has been recalled between the posts in place of Orjan Nyland.

 

Smith has also brought in Conor Hourihane for Anwar El Ghazi as he tinkers with his team to play the Foxes.

 

Meanwhile, Danny Drinkwater is among the subs after being cup tied last weekend.

 

Here’s the full line-up…

 

Aston Villa starting XI: Reina, Targett, Mings, Elmohamady, Engels, Guilbert, Luiz, Nakamba, Grealish, Hourihane, Samatta.

Subs: Nyland, Taylor, El Ghazi, Trezeguet, Drinkwater, Konsa, Davis.

Greg  Styles
By @GregStyles91 9th March 2020