Aston Villa’s suffering from defensive woes ahead of Southampton clash on the weekend

According to Birmingham Mail, Aston Villa could be without defenders Ron Vlaar, Philippe Senderos and Nathan Baker for their weekend clash against Southampton.

The Midlands outfit are threadbare on options in the backline for their Saints bout, which likely means Ciaran Clark and Jores Okore will partner each other at the heart of the defence. It’s not what manager Paul Lambert wanted given Aston Villa’s woeful Premier League form recently, especially with the international break meaning he doesn’t have his full squad around either.

Villa lost six consecutive games in the division between September and November, before picking up a 0-0 draw against West Ham 11 days ago. They face a Southampton side currently second in the Premier League, winning their last four games without conceding a goal.

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