Aston Villa turn their attention to the FA Cup this weekend as they take on Peterborough United on Saturday afternoon at Villa Park.
After five tough league games in sixteen days, an illness running through the camp, and a number of injuries to key players, Villa will be glad of the break from the Championship this weekend.
Steve Bruce will take this opportunity to give the majority of his first-team the weekend off after a very busy festive period, which will give some fringe players and youngsters the chance to impress.
Peterborough have been having a very decent season down in League One, but Villa should still be able to beat them comfortably even with a weakened team on the field.
However, with so many options open to him, Bruce, just like us, will have a tricky time deciding who to start, but with no further ado, here is our predicted XI for Villa’s clash with Peterborough: