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Third tough tie excites Villa

Paul Lambert insists Aston Villa are ready to 'go again' as they face their third daunting fixture in a week.

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Paul Lambert: Says his Villa side are relishing the chance to play Liverpool on

Paul Lambert: Says his Villa side are relishing the chance to play Liverpool on

Villa opened the season with a 3-1 victory at Arsenal before impressing in a 2-1 defeat at Stamford Bridge on Wednesday night.

And ahead of Saturday evening's Premier League home game with Liverpool, Lambert says his young team are relishing the chance to continue their promising start.

"The games take it out of you physically. But you just sense that they want to go again because of how they are playing," said the Scot.

"They have that feeling of 'I want to go again'. That's the beauty of it.

"The lads know they were outdone by certain aspects of the Chelsea game. I thought we were excellent. Some of the football was terrific.

"We come away from two difficult games with our confidence really vibrant - and so it should be because of the way we played.

"The youthfulness is going a long way as well. I am sure they will come in this afternoon and be wanting to go again.

"There will be one or two bruises. Friday will be light for them and then we go again on Saturday."

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ow are people still backing Arsenal for the title? It's like you're predicting the tide not to come in; Arsenal will finish third or fourth and make the quarter final of the Champions League. It was ever thus.

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othing screams 'Panic!!' when your new manager brings Fellaini on as a sub for your star signing of the summer and within 5 minutes you concede the winner. I know it is only the first game in but I would seriously be sh1**ng myself I was a Man Utd supporter. This has the potential of being very nasty indeed.

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n the words of Pete Townsend, meet the new boss, the same as the old boss. Though I would comment that it's 3 more points than we picked up in the same fixture last year, so that's a 100% improvement.

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No Sign That Liverpool Will Lessen Attacking Intent

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