Jan 13, 2014 at 8pm UK at ​Villa Park

1-2

Benteke (76')
El Ahmadi (2'), Agbonlahor (85')
FT(HT: 0-2)
Wilshere (34'), Giroud (35')
Monreal (32'), Wilshere (90')
Result: Arsenal go top with win over Villa
Result: Arsenal go top with win over Villa
Arsenal move back to the top of the Premier League table courtesy of a 2-1 win over Aston Villa.
Reaction
Arsenal's Jack Wilshere celebrates after scoring against Norwich during the English Premier League football match on October 19, 2013
Jack Wilshere: 'Arsenal calmer than before'
Jack Wilshere believes that Arsenal are currently calmer than in the past following their win at Aston Villa in the Premier League.
Jan 14, 11:52
Jack Wilshere of Arsenal ceelbrates scoring the opening goal with Serge Gnabry of Arsenal during the Barclays Premier League match on January 13, 2014
Arsene Wenger praises Jack Wilshere contribution
Arsene Wenger praises the contribution of Jack Wilshere during Arsenal's 2-1 win at Aston Villa.
Jan 14, 11:05
Belgian striker Christian Benteke celebrates after scoring his team's first goal during an English Premier League football match between Aston Villa and Arsenal on January 13, 2014
Paul Lambert pleased with Aston Villa response against Arsenal
Paul Lambert hails Aston Villa's second-half recovery in the defeat to Arsenal as well as the goal for Christian Benteke.
Jan 14, 06:47
Arsenal's Lukas Podolski celebrates after scoring his team's second goal against Fulham on August 24, 2013
Lukas Podolski happy with Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain comeback
Lukas Podolski is happy to see Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain return from a knee injury for Arsenal after five months on the sidelines.
Jan 14, 06:35
Arsenal's English midfielder Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain in action during an English Premier League football match between Aston Villa and Arsenal at Villa Park in Birmingham on January 13, 2014
Aaron Ramsey hails Arsenal win, Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain return
Aaron Ramsey lauds the return of Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain during Arsenal's win at Aston Villa on Monday.
Jan 14, 06:22
Arsenal's English midfielder Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain in action during an English Premier League football match between Aston Villa and Arsenal at Villa Park in Birmingham on January 13, 2014
Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain delighted by Arsenal return
Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain is happy to make his Arsenal return during the win at Aston Villa after five months out with a knee injury.
Jan 14, 06:11
Nathan Baker of Aston Villa is stretchered off during the Barclays Premier League match between Aston Villa and Arsenal at Villa Park on January 13, 2014
Paul Lambert: Nathan Baker "okay" after concussion
Paul Lambert confirms that Nathan Baker is "okay" after suffering a concussion in Aston Villa's 2-1 defeat to Arsenal.
Jan 14, 00:08
Arsenal manager Arsene Wenger on the touchline during the match against Newcastle on December 29, 2013
Arsene Wenger: 'It was a fighting performance'
Arsene Wenger praises both the footballing and battling qualities that top-of-the-table Arsenal displayed in their 2-1 victory over Aston Villa in the West Midlands.
Jan 13, 23:48
Wigan's Grant Holt celebrates after scoring his team's second goal during the match against Barnsley on August 3, 2013
Paul Lambert confirms planned reunion with Grant Holt
Aston Villa manager Paul Lambert confirms that he is interested in signing his former striker and captain at Norwich City, Grant Holt, on loan from Wigan Athletic.
Jan 13, 23:30
Jack Wilshere of Arsenal ceelbrates scoring the opening goal with Serge Gnabry of Arsenal during the Barclays Premier League match on January 13, 2014
Jack Wilshere: 'Important to regain top spot'
Arsenal midfielder Jack Wilshere insists that it is important to be top, even at this stage in the season, after they beat Aston Villa on Monday.
Jan 13, 23:14
The Match
Analysis
Sports Mole analyses Arsenal's 2-1 win over Aston Villa in the Premier League at Villa Park.
Match Report
Arsenal move back to the top of the Premier League table courtesy of a 2-1 win over Aston Villa.
Live Commentary
Relive Sports Mole's coverage from Villa Park where Aston Villa hosted Arsenal in the Premier League.
HT Report
Arsenal score twice in less than a minute to take a 2-0 lead into half time of their match against Aston Villa this evening.
Team News
Arsenal welcome Mesut Ozil and Olivier Giroud back into their starting lineup as they make five changes for tonight's match against Aston Villa
Preview
Sports Mole previews the Premier League game between Aston Villa and Arsenal on Monday.
Head to Head
Aug 17, 2013 3pm
Arsenal
1-3
Aston Villa
Giroud (6')
Szczesny (21'), Wilshere (30'), Koscielny (61'), Cazorla (79')
Koscielny (67')
Benteke (22', 61'), Luna (85')
Vlaar (30'), Luna (45'), Benteke (60'), Westwood (65'), Agbonlahor (90')
Feb 23, 2013 3pm
Arsenal
2-1
Aston Villa
Cazorla (6', 85')
Diaby (37')
Weimann (68')
Lowton (36'), Delph (66')
Mar 24, 2012 3pm
Arsenal
3-0
Aston Villa
Gibbs (16'), Arteta (90'), Walcott (25')

Petrov (15'), Warnock (52'), Ireland (70'), M Collins (89')
Jan 29, 2012 4pm



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