Aston Villa moved up to fourth in the table thanks to a 2-1 victory over Sunderland on Tuesday evening.
If we’re being honest, it wasn’t the best of performances from Villa, but Bruce and the players won’t be too fussed about that as three points is all that really matters.
Next up for Villa is a home match against Ipswich on Saturday afternoon, and another win, couple with some favourable results elsewhere, could see Villa move to within just two points of automatic promotion.
The Tractor Boys have been having a pretty decent season so far, and they currently sit in ninth place with 26 points from their opening seventeen matches. A lot better than many predicted.
Villa have a striker shortage at the moment with only Keinan Davis being fit, so Bruce will have to decide whether to risk burning out Davis, or
Here’s our predicted Villa XI for Saturday’s match against Ipswich.