Premier League Results: Score, Match Analysis and Video Highlights from the EPL Fixture between Aston Villa vs West Ham United on Sunday, February 10, 2013. (Video Highlights posted as available for U.S. Readers.)
Result: Aston Villa 2 – 1 West Ham United
Location: Villa Park – Aston Villa
|Aston Villa – 2||West Ham United – 1|
|Christian Benteke PEN 74’||Ashley Westwood OG 87’|
|Charles N’Zogbia 78’|
The majority of this match was a tough, scrappy affair with neither team wanting to concede. There wasn’t a whole lot in it until the 74th minute when West Ham gave up a penalty with Noble taking down N’Zogbia in the box. Christian Benteke converted the penalty to give Aston Villa the lead. This was soon followed up by a fine N’Zogbia goal and led to West Ham chasing a goal. The finally got a goal thanks to Villa’s Ashley Westwood. The match ended with West Ham forcing some great saves from Brad Guzan, but not able to get the goal they needed.
Aston Villa’s win moves them out of the bottom three, swapping places with Reading, to move into 17th place with 24 points. West Ham stays on 30 points in 11th place.
Westwood Own Goal:
Full Match Highlights: