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Aston Villa 0-1 Liverpool (full time)
Scorers: Daniel Sturridge, 20' (0-1)
Liverpool beat Villa thanks to a well-taken goal from Sturridge in a first half that the away side dominated. The second period was a complete reversal as Villa had most of the possession, but failed to create enough chances to beat Simon Mignolet in the away goal, with Christian Benteke forcing two good saves from him.
Villa: Guzan, Lowton (El Ahmadi), Vlaar, Okore, Luna, Bacuna, Westwood (Helenius), Delph, Weimann (Tonev), Benteke, Agbonlahor.
Liverpool: Mignolet, Johnson, Toure, Agger, Jose Enrique, Lucas, Gerrard, Coutinho (Allen), Henderson, Aspas (Cissokho), Sturridge.