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Team news: Aston Villa v Rovers

The boss has made five changes to his starting lineup for today's encounter at Villa Park

30 March 2019

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Tony Mowbray has made five changes to his starting XI for today's Championship game against Aston Villa at Villa Park.

Darragh Lenihan, Charlie Mulgrew and Amari'i Bell return to the side following injury, whilst the other alterations see starts for Craig Conway and Adam Armstrong further forward.

Tyler Magloire, Derrick Williams, Corry Evans, Harrison Reed and Joe Rothwell all drop out, with the latter two available from the bench if needed by Tony Mowbray.

Elliott Bennett starts in a midfield two alongside Lewis Travis, with Evans missing out on the squad through injury.

Hosts Villa include Jack Grealish in their team, with the young playmaker taking the captain's armband for today's clash.

He's joined in central midfield by John McGinn and Glenn Whelan, whilst Tammy Abraham has shaken off a knock picked up during international duty to start in the Midlands.

Kick-off this afternoon is at 3pm and you can follow all the action via iFollow Rovers or across our social media channels.

Aston Villa: Steer, Taylor, Whelan, McGinn, Grealish (c), Abraham, Green, El Ghazi, Elmohamady, Hause, Mings.

Substitutes: Sarkic, Tuanzebe, Hourihane, Jedinak, Davis, Kodjia, Adomah.

Rovers: Raya, Nyambe, Lenihan, Mulgrew (c), Bell, Travis, Bennett, Conway, Dack, Armstrong, Graham.

Substitutes: Leutwiler, Williams, Reed, Rodwell, Smallwood, Rothwell, Brereton.

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