Manchester City 1, Aston Villa 0

Man City reduces gap with Villa win

March 5, 2013
By Press Association
Carlos Tevez kept alive Manchester City's slim hopes of retaining its Barclays Premier League title with the only goal at relegation-threatened Aston Villa.

Tevez, who replaced knee injury victim Sergio Aguero, broke the deadlock in first-half injury-time after a mistake by Villa defender Ciaran Clark.

The 1-0 win again cut runaway leaders Manchester United's advantage to a still formidable 12 points with only 10 games remaining.

City goalkeeper Joe Hart was unconvincing ...

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