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Aston Villa No. 2 Jed Steer should start in place of Emiliano Martinez in the League Cup game.
Smith could make three changes to the backline that played against Newcastle United on Saturday. Tyrone Mings and Ezri Konsa could get a rest, with the duo of Kortney Hause and on-loan defender Axel Tuanzebe replacing them in the Aston Villa lineup.
Matt Targett, who was dropped for Ashley Young last time around, should return to the side at left-back, while Matty Cash may keep his right-back slot.
Douglas Luiz played his first game after his return from the Olympics against Newcastle United. Smith may want to give the Brazilian a break and replace him with Marvelous Nakamba in the Aston Villa lineup.
John McGinn could also get a rest, with Conor Hourihane the likely candidate to replace him in the middle of the park.
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Jacob Ramsey, who played the entire game against Newcastle, should retain his place and could play in the No. 10 role for the Villans.
The absence of Traore, Trezeguet, and Bailey means that Smith has few first-team options in the wide areas. Youngster Jaden Philogene-Bidace could start on the left, while Anwar El Ghazi could start on the opposite side in the Aston Villa lineup.