Villa, who face Everton at home tonight, are currently eight points behind fourth-placed Manchester City.
The clash with David Moyes' side is their game in hand on City, while they also have to face Roberto Mancini's men in their penultimate match of the season.
To the wire: Villa goalkeeper Brad Friedel believes his club can nick fourth spot
While overhauling an eight-point deficit in the space of six games is going to be tough, Friedel does not think it is impossible.
'We know how important the next six matches are and we will be up for all those games,' said Friedel.
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