West Brom stun Aston Villa 2-1 in EPL

Published: Oct 23, 2011, 06:54 IST | AFP

West Brom beat 10-man Aston Villa 2-1 for a win which lifted Roy Hodgson's side into the top half of the table. Darren Bent fired Villa ahead on 23 minutes with a penalty

West Brom beat 10-man Aston Villa 2-1 for a win which lifted Roy Hodgson's side into the top half of the table.
Darren Bent fired Villa ahead on 23 minutes with a penalty.


West Brom's Peter Odemwingie (right) shields the ball from
Aston Villa's Richard Dunne during Saturday's EPL match.
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But Villa were reduced to 10 men when Chris Herd was sent off for a straight red card offence. Chris Brunt levelled the scores at stroke of half-time, when his corner was headed in by Olsson for 1-1. Paul Scharner put West Brom 2-1 up on 57 minutes when he hooked in past Shay Given.

Other results
* Liverpool 1-1 Norwich
* Newcastle 1-0 Wigan
* Wolves 2-2 Swansea
* Bolton 0-2 Sunderland

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