Premier League new boys Fulham face an early season crunch clash as Aston Villa head to Craven Cottage on Monday night.

Scott Parker’s side have endured a tough return to the top-flight, with defeats against Arsenal and Leeds in the last fortnight.

The home side are in strong need of a positive result, and Parker should be boosted by a fully fit squad to pick from.

Bobby Decordova-Reid and Neeskens Kebano both impressed off the bench against Leeds and could add some much-needed freshness to the Cottagers.

Villa have fared much better in the opening weeks of the campaign, with three wins in league and Carabao Cup action.

Dean Smith also has no fresh injuries to cope with, but he is set to make changes for this game.

After changing his entire side for the midweek cup win at Bristol City, Smith will recall his big guns for the trip to the capital, with Tyrone Mings, Jack Grealish and John McGinn all coming back in.

Kick off is 5.15 on Monday night at Craven Cottage.

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