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Team news: Aston Villa v Rovers

5 November 2016

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Team news from Villa Park as Rovers take on Aston Villa...

Owen Coyle has named an unchanged starting XI for this afternoon's match against Aston Villa.

The Rovers boss has kept faith with the side that earned a point at Ewood Park last time out.

Villa make two changes from the side that drew with Birmingham City as Jack Grealish and Ross McCormack come into the side. Jordan Ayew and Ashley Westwood the men making way.

Former Rover Rudy Gestede is on the bench.

ASTON VILLA: Gollini, Baker, Chester (c), Hutton, Gardner, Amavi, Jedinak, Kodjia, Adomah, Grealish, McCormack.

Subs: Bunn (GK), Elphick, Tshibola, Agbonlahor, Gestede, Westwood, Cissokho.

ROVERS: Steele, Lowe (c), Greer, Lenihan, Mulgrew, Marshall, Guthrie, Evans, Conway, Emnes, Gallagher.

Subs: Raya (GK), Feeney, Byrne, Samuelsen, Graham, Akpan, Bennett.

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