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Lescott clinches battling win for City

Aston Villa 0-1 Manchester City

  • 12 Feb 2012: Robbie Keane has been impressive on his return to English football with Villa - but this early chance goes beggin.
  • 12 Feb 2012: Marc Albrighton takes on Nigel de Jong in a tense first half which yields few chances for either side.
  • 12 Feb 2012: The deadlock is finally broken just after the hour mark as Joleon Lescott hooks in from close range to put City ahead.
  • 12 Feb 2012: City needed a victory to return to the top of the Barclays Premier League at the expense of neighbours United - and they celebrate the goal accordingly.
  • 12 Feb 2012: Villa fight on in the latter stages and City's Joe Hart has to be sharp to deny Darren Bent an equaliser.
  • 12 Feb 2012: Villa's James Collins also sees a chance go begging late on as the home side are unable to deny the leaders.

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