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BT Sport viewers have another Barclays Premier League clash to look forward to this weekend, as Aston Villa host Newcastle United in the Saturday (August 23rd) lunchtime fixture (kick-off 12:45pm).

Villa will be looking to build on their opening day win against QPR, having secured their first three points of the season with a hard-fought 1-0 away victory at Loftus Road.

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Manager Paul Lambert recently added to his squad by signing Colombian World Cup star Carlos Sanchez and French full-back Aly Cissokho.

There is still a cloud of uncertainty hanging over the club - which was put up for sale by owner Randy Lerner earlier this summer - but the chairman has backed his manager in the transfer market.

Newcastle United were less successful in their first Barclays Premier League game of the season, losing 2-0 at home to Manchester City.

The 2013-14 champions beat the Magpies on the opening day for the second successive season, with goals from David Silva and Sergio Aguero securing the points.

But Newcastle manager Alan Pardew - who gave four players their debut on Sunday - will be hopeful of an improved showing at Villa Park on Saturday.

His side finished 11 points and five places clear of the Villains last season, beating the Midlands side twice in the process.

Newcastle followed up a 2-1 away win in September 2013 with a 1-0 victory at St James' Park in February this year.

BT Sport viewers have plenty of other games to look forward to over the weekend, starting with Bayern Munich v Wolfsburg from the Bundesliga at 7:30pm on Friday August 22nd.

Saturday's action gets underway with Inverness CT v Celtic from the Scottish Premiership (kick-off 12:30pm), before another German game - Borussia Dortmund v Bayer Leverkusen at 5:30pm - and Pacos de Ferreira v FC Porto from the Portuguese Primeira Liga at 6pm.

Sunday's highlights include Lyon v RC Lens from France's Ligue 1 at 1pm, Borussia Monchengladbach v VFB Stuttgart from the Bundesliga at 4:30pm, Boavista v Benfica from Portugal at 7:30pm and Nantes v Monaco from Ligue 1 at 8pm.

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