English Premiership

Villa hold Man City

Raheem Sterling (AP)
Raheem Sterling (AP)

Birmingham - Aston Villa marked Remi Garde's first game in charge by frustrating Manchester City 0-0 to end a seven-game losing streak in a meeting of the bottom and top teams in the Premier League on Sunday.

Villa remains five points from safety but did at least stop its alarming slump after surviving a late scare when Fernando thumped the bar.

Villa goalkeeper Brad Guzan's reaction stop denied Raheem Sterling, and Kevin De Bruyne missed a clear second-half chance as City failed to find a breakthrough.

There was a renewed sense of confidence despite Villa's run of losses, the first six of which led to Tim Sherwood's firing.

Fixtures
Sat 03 Oct 20 13:30 PM (SAST)
Chelsea
Crystal Palace
Stamford Bridge
Sat 03 Oct 20 16:00 PM (SAST)
Everton
Brighton & Hove Albion
Goodison Park
Sat 03 Oct 20 18:30 PM (SAST)
Leeds United
Manchester City
Elland Road
Results
Mon 28 Sep 20
Liverpool 3
Arsenal 1
Mon 28 Sep 20
Fulham 0
Aston Villa 3
Sun 27 Sep 20
West Ham United 4
Wolverhampton Wanderers 0
Logs
Team
P
W
PTS
1. Leicester City
3
3
9
2. Liverpool
3
3
9
3. Everton
3
3
9
4. Aston Villa
2
2
6