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Matt Lowton's strike boosts Aston Villa

April 6, 2013
By ESPN.com news services
A world-class strike from Matthew Lowton helped Aston Villa to a much-needed 3-1 win over Stoke, pushing Reading closer to the Premier League trap-door after Nigel Adkins' side lost 2-0 to his former club Southampton.

Villa moved itself three points clear of the drop zone and 10 points clear of the bottom two with victory at the Britannia Stadium, but needed a moment of brilliance from Lowton after seeing Gabriel Agbonlahor's early goal canceled out 10 minutes from time.

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