12 December 2020 14:34
Don't miss a thing with Villa this season - sign up here for our free AVFC newsletter Subscribe Thank you for subscribing We have more newsletters Show me See our privacy notice Invalid Email Alan Hutton says Wolves have enough defensive weaknesses for Aston Villa to exploit. Villa end their long wait for a game this afternoon as they face Wolves in a lunchtime kick-off at Molineux. Neither side go into the game in particularly great form, with Villa having lost four of their last five games - including their last match, which saw them go down to a 2-1 defeat to West Ham. Wolves meanwhile have won just one of their last four matches, losing two of them. Last time out, Nuno Espirito Santo's side suffered a 4-0 defeat to an injury-hit Liverpool side who managed to exploit them defensively. Video Loading Video Unavailable Click to play Tap to play The video will auto-play soon 8 Cancel Play now Hutton believes Wolves may have lost faith in the tactical set-up they used at the start of the season when they deployed three centre-halves in defence.
Speaking to Football Insider, the Villa cult hero argued his former team should follow Liverpool's example in looking to take advantage of any uncertainties there may be in Nuno's new system. "Look, Wolves have started changing their formation," Hutton said. Aston Villa daily newsletter. Free. To your inbox In our daily Aston Villa bulletin, we'll be bringing you the latest breaking news, transfer features and comment pieces, as well as the key talking points for fans. It's easy and only takes seconds. Simply type your email address into the box at the top of this article and hit sign up. And that's it, you're all set. You can also sign up here. If you decide later that you no longer wish to receive the emails, simply follow the unsubscribe link in one of the newsletters - but we don't think you'll want to. And what's more, it's absolutely free! You can also get all the latest updates by following us on social media here Facebook and Twitter. We also have a free app which you can download. It is always up-to-date with the latest news from across the region. Google Play Store and App Store "They obviously started with the three at the back and they've moved to a four so they looked like they struggled with it the other night, Wolves, they made a few mistakes. "Yes, they were playing a top-quality team in Liverpool but I still there were areas at the back to exploit, I think that's what Villa will be looking to do." Whilst Wolves did record a 2-1 victory over a struggling Arsenal side prior to the Liverpool game, that was their only victory in November as they also suffered defeat to Leicester City and drew with Southampton.