Aston Villa v Blackburn Live
The below article is for a previous encounter. However, we will also be showing todays match live inside the members area!. Gerard Houllier is expected to take charge of Aston Villa for the first time this season when they take on Blackburn in the third round of the league cup on Wednesday. Catch all the live football feeds from that game by signing up with us here on Live Sport Network.
Caretaker boss Kevin McDonald will relinquish charge to Gerard Houllier in this game. McDonald was leading Villa after the departure of Martin O'Neill. Villa have had a mixed start to the season, but fans will hope they can compete on multiple fronts this season. Villa are the runners-up in this competition, having made it to the finals last year only to lose 2-0 to Manchester United.
Meanwhile Blackburn made it to this stage of the competition after beating Norwich 3-1 thanks to a hat-trick from Mame Biram Diouf, who is at Ewood Park on a year-long loan from Man United. Jens Berthel Askou grabbed a consolation goal for Norwich.
Blackburn boss Sam Allardyce will hope his side can repeat the same performance against Villa as well. Last season Blackburn lost 6-5 on aggregate to Aston Villa in the semi-finals of the league cup.
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