ESPN – Liverpool must be weary of confident Aston Villa

Liverpool CEO Ian Ayre says the Reds are poised to build on the progress the club made last season. Aston Villa haven't been particularly good these past few years, but try telling that to Brendan Rodgers. The Midlands outfit have flirted with relegation for the past two seasons, finishing just five points above the drop zone both times, but they have given Liverpool all they could handle — especially at Anfield — since Rodgers took the helm. The Reds edged out two close games at Villa Park but have so far failed to beat Paul Lambert's side on home soil. Having suffered a shock 3-1 loss to a…