Aston Villa v Millwall: Ben Marshall starts at Villa Park with Ben Thompson sidelined

BY JAKE SANDERS

Neil Harris has made one change to his Millwall team for their game against Aston Villa this afternoon.

The Lions can move six points clear of the relegation-zone with a victory, but they’ll have to do it without Ben Thompson, who hasn’t been able to shake off the hamstring injury that saw him withdrawn against Brentford on Good Friday.

Ben Thompson

Ben Marshall comes into the side and starts on the right-side of midfield, with Jed Wallace moving move centrally to join Lee Gregory up front.

Jiri Skalak replaces Thompson in the matchday squad.

Millwall: Martin, Romeo, Pearce, Cooper, Meredith, Marshall, Tunnicliffe, Leonard, Ferguson, J. Wallace, Gregory. Sub: Amos, McLaughlin, Williams, Skalak, O’Brien, Elliott, Morison.

Aston Villa: Steer, Taylor, Whelan, McGinn, Grealish, Jedinak, El Ghazi, Kodjia, Elmohamady, Adomah, Mings. Subs: Sarkic, Lansbury, Hourihane, Davis, Green, Bjarnason, Elphick.

TOP THREE PICTURES BY BRIAN TONKS

A general view of Aston Villa merchandise being sold outside of Villa Park prior to the match

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