Aston Villa were held to a 1-1 draw against Preston on Tuesday night at Villa Park.

If we’re being honest, it was a poor performance from the Villa players on Tuesday evening and they will be aware that if they continue to play like that, then it will be extremely difficult to clinch the final automatic promotion spot.

In fact, due to the fact they have only picked up one point in their last two matches, they are now already four points behind Cardiff City, who occupy the final automatic qualification spot.

Villa now move on to play Sheffield Wednesday at the Hillsborough stadium on Saturday afternoon, and it is a match that the Villa fans will be expecting to pick up all three points.

However, they will likely have to do it without Grealish and Adomah, who have been two of Villa’s most important players over the last few weeks. They have been missed in the last two matches, and Villa fans will be hoping that their absence isn’t as hard felt on Saturday afternoon.

Here is our predicted Villa XI for Saturday’s match against Sheffield Wednesday.

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