Another long and arduous Championship season is coming to a close, and Villa’s last league match is an away trip to The Den to face Millwall.
With this game being a dead rubber and the little issue of a play-off semi-final next weekend (probably against Middlesbrough), we expect Steve Bruce to rest a number of key individuals to ensure that they don’t pick up any injuries that would rule them out of the all important play-offs.
Millwall have had a fantastic first season back in the Championship, but, unless there’s a drastic turn around in goal difference, it looks like that they are going to fall agonizingly short of a play-off berth.
Nevertheless, they will want to end the season on a high, so they will try their best to overturn a strong, albeit it, most like second-string, Villa side.
Here’s our predicted Villa XI for the trip to Millwall: