Arsenal reclaim EPL top-spot after downing Aston Villa

While Arsenal now have four wins on the trot, Aston Villa's horrible run on their home turf continues.

updated: January 14, 2014 09:19 IST
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Birmingham: Arsenal returned to the top of the Premier League with a 2-1 victory at Aston Villa courtesy of two goals within 60 seconds from Jack Wilshere and Olivier Giroud on Monday.

It was a fourth consecutive victory for Arsene Wenger's side and continued Villa's poor run on their home ground, where they have failed to win in their last five matches and only twice in the league all season.

Christian Benteke's first goal in 13 matches prompted a late burst of Villa pressure, but it was too late to rescue a draw.

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