Originally posted on Fox Soccer  |  Last updated 3/31/13
Aston Villa remain in the Premier League bottom three after Liverpool came from behind to claim the three points and keep alive their faint hopes of securing a Champions League spot. Villa looked on course for a third successive win after leading at the interval through Christian Benteke's 18th goal of the campaign. But the Reds equalised through Jordan Henderson early in the second period and then skipper Steven Gerrard's penalty sealed victory for the visitors. The home side, who yesterday slipped into the relegation zone for the fifth time this season, are level on points with Wigan but have an inferior goal difference. Villa posed plenty of threat to Liverpool in the first half with Benteke and Gabriel Agbonlahor linking well and Ashley Westwood pulling the strings in midfield. But Liverpool upped their game a gear in the second period as they closed the gap on sixth-placed Everton to three points. Luis Suarez was a handful throughout the 90 minutes, despite his World Cup ...
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