As it happened: Sunday's Premier League
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Manchester United have gone 12 points clear at the top of the Premier League after victory against Everton, while Aston Villa picked up a much-needed three points against West Ham earlier in the day.
Aston Villa 2-1 West Ham Result
Manchester United 2-0 Everton Result
Full-time: Manchester United 2-0 Everton
Half-time: Manchester United 2-0 Everton
Rafael penetrates a rather porous Everton defence with a well-timed pass and Robin van Persie rounds Tim Howard and slots the ball home. Phil Neville was at fault for playing Van Persie onside. Manchester United 2-0 Everton
Ryan Giggs gets a kind ricochet off the post to score his first league goal of the season for the Red Devils. He’s now netted in each of the last 23 seasons in the league. He may not be getting better with age, but his rate of deterioration is remarkably slow. Manchester United 1-0 Everton
Manchester United v Everton
Man Utd: De Gea, Da Silva, Ferdinand, Evans, Evra, Valencia,
Cleverley, Jones, Giggs, Rooney, van Persie. Subs: Amos,
Anderson, Smalling, Hernandez, Carrick, Nani, Welbeck.
Everton: Howard, Neville, Jagielka, Distin, Baines, Mirallas,
Osman, Gibson, Pienaar, Fellaini, Anichebe. Subs: Mucha,
Heitinga, Jelavic, Oviedo, Naismith, Hitzlsperger, Stones.
Full-time: Aston Villa 2-1 West Ham
Ashley Westwood seems intent on snatching defeat - or maybe just a draw – from the jaws of victory. His own goal from a Joe Cole cross means the home side are in for a nervy few closing minutes. Aston Villa 2-1 West Ham
Charles N'Zogbia whips a free-kick up and over the wall. It’s ultimate destination is the top right-hand corner as Jussi Jaaskelainen lunges in hope rather than expectation of reaching the fine strike. Aston Villa 2-0 West Ham
Christian Benteke puts Villa ahead from the spot after Mark Noble is penalised for his crude challenge on Charles N'Zogbia. Aston Villa 1-0 West Ham
Half-time: Aston Villa 0-0 West Ham
Aston Villa v West Ham
Aston Villa: Guzan, Lowton, Vlaar, Clark, Baker, Weimann,
Westwood, Delph, Bowery, N'Zogbia, Benteke. Subs: Given, Bent,
Holman, Sylla, Dawkins, Bannan, Bennett.
West Ham: Jaaskelainen, O'Brien, Reid, Tomkins, Pogatetz,
Noble, Diame, Nolan, Taylor, Joe Cole, Carroll. Subs: Spiegel,
Jarvis, Carlton Cole, Vaz Te, Demel, Chamakh, O'Neil.