Aston Villa at Manchester City: Just make sure it's not an embarrassment, please

I read the title on Twitter so I took it. It feels right. Just because we are safe doesn't mean we should relax even if I think some of the players will have an eye on the beach or another club.

But as I write this the team news is just about to come out so it could make for an interesting evening as Jack Grealish is able to play for us tonight and the lad has, by all accounts looked promising this season.


So part of me wants him to play a role, but also a part of me wants us to go out there tonight and give it everything we've got and get something from this game. And we can get something, we've shown that this season against the teams that come at us.

But as I wrote earlier, Manchester City are playing for something and I suspect that might be all that is needed to win this match. Desire and ability trumps ability.

Team news and updates

So here we have it. Grealish is on the bench along with Steer, Bacuna, Sylla, Holt, Robinson and Tonev. Starting tonight is Guzan, Lowton, Vlaar, Clark, Baker, Bertrand, Westwood, Delph, El Ahmadi, Weimann and Bowery.

So on that, here is the match post. I'm going for a quick cheeky beer. Catch you on the other side. Hopefully the happy side.