Aston Villa may not be able to get a play-off place and they are absolutely safe from relegation, but that does not mean that their season is over just yet. On Sunday afternoon, they play Birmingham at Villa Park, which is a game all Villa fans have been looking forward to for quite some time.

If Villa beat Birmingham and other results go against the Blues, then they could find themselves in the Relegation Zone come the end of the match. The Villa faithful would love nothing more than to see their team help send their rivals down into the lower tiers of English football.

Ever since the chances of a play-off place were snuffed out, Villa have lost their form (maybe the players are already thinking about their summer break), but they will need to put in 110% for this one as Villa fans will be expecting all three points. Losing is not an option.

Here is our predicted Villa XI for Sunday’s match.

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