Apr 29, 2013 at 8pm UK at ​Villa Park

6-1

Vlaar (31'), Agbonlahor (88'), Benteke (55', 59', 72'), Weimann (38')
FT(HT: 2-1)
Rose (32')
Jimenez Cuellar (34'), Rose (66'), Bardsley (76')
Sessegnon (70')
Result: Benteke hat-trick inspires heavy Villa win
Result: Benteke hat-trick inspires heavy Villa win
Aston Villa hit Sunderland for six as a Christian Benteke hat-trick inspires Paul Lambert's men to a 6-1 rout.
Reaction
Paolo Di Canio before kickoff
Paolo Di Canio: "We relaxed too much"
Sunderland boss Paolo Di Canio feels that his side "relaxed too much" in their game with Aston Villa as defeat at Villa Park dragged them back into the relegation fight.
May 3, 15:53
Swindon boss Paulo Di Canio on the touchline against Colchester on February 5, 2013
Alfred N'Diaye reveals Paolo Di Canio fury
Alfred N'Diaye says that Paolo Di Canio told the Sunderland players they needed to work harder following Monday night's 6-1 defeat to Aston Villa.
May 3, 05:05
Sunderland's Stephane Sessegnon is shown a red card against Aston Villa on April 29, 2013
Football Association reject Stephane Sessegnon appeal
The Football Association reject Sunderland's appeal against Stephane Sessegnon's red card that he picked up against Aston Villa on Monday.
May 1, 17:07
Sunderland's Stephane Sessegnon is shown a red card against Aston Villa on April 29, 2013
Sunderland appeal Stephane Sessegnon red card
Sunderland and Stephane Sessegnon challenge the red card that the attacker received against Aston Villa.
Apr 30, 15:52
Christian Benteke celebrates scoring the winner for Aston Villa on November 27, 2012
Ron Vlaar lauds Christian Benteke impact
Ron Vlaar praises Christian Benteke after scoring his first hat-trick for Aston Villa.
Apr 30, 06:38
Villa boss Paul Lambert does his best Paulo Di Canio impression against Sunderland on April 29, 2013
Paul Lambert keen to avoid final day relegation
Paul Lambert says that he wants Aston Villa's future to be sorted before their final game of the season.
Apr 30, 06:24
Villa skipper Ron Vlaar celebrates opening the scoring against Sunderland on April 29, 2013
Aston Villa's Ron Vlaar: "It's not over yet"
Aston Villa captain Ron Vlaar insists that his side will not ease up in their battle against relegation despite their victory over Sunderland.
Apr 29, 23:35
Villa striker Christian Benteke scores against Sunderland on April 29, 2013
Paul Lambert: Christian Benteke is "world class"
Aston Villa manager Paul Lambert describes 22-year-old striker Christian Benteke as "world class" following the Belgian's hat-trick in the 6-1 battering of Sunderland.
Apr 29, 23:16
Managers Paulo Di Canio and Paul Lambert applaud, during the game between Villa and Sunderland on April 29, 2013
Paolo Di Canio slams "unacceptable" performance
Sunderland boss Paolo Di Canio slams his side's "unacceptable" performance during their 6-1 drubbing at the hands of Aston Villa this evening.
Apr 29, 22:59
Villa boss Paul Lambert does his best Paulo Di Canio impression against Sunderland on April 29, 2013
Paul Lambert proud of "unbelievable" Aston Villa
Aston Villa boss Paul Lambert is proud of his side after they thrashed Sunderland 6-1 at Villa Park this evening.
Apr 29, 22:30
Villa skipper Ron Vlaar celebrates opening the scoring against Sunderland on April 29, 2013
Ron Vlaar dedicates win to Aston Villa fans
Aston Villa skipper Ron Vlaar believes that the fans deserved to see his side thrash Sunderland 6-1 this evening and admits that he wanted even more goals.
Apr 29, 22:15
The Match
Analysis
Sports Mole looks over Aston Villa's big win over Sunderland in the Premier League on Monday night.
Match Report
Aston Villa hit Sunderland for six as a Christian Benteke hat-trick inspires Paul Lambert's men to a 6-1 rout.
Live Commentary
Read how Aston Villa overcame Sunderland extremely comfortably on Monday night, ending Paolo Di Canio's honeymoon period at the Black Cats.
HT Report
Three goals in seven minutes light up the first half and send Aston Villa into the break 2-1 up against Sunderland this evening.
Team News
Craig Gardner returns from suspension to start for Sunderland against his former club Aston Villa.
Preview
Sports Mole previews the Premier League clash between Aston Villa and Sunderland at Villa Park.
Head to Head
Nov 3, 2012 3pm
Apr 21, 2012 3pm
Oct 29, 2011 3pm
Sunderland
2-2
Aston Villa
Sessegnon (89'), Wickham (38')
Bardsley (67')
Dunne (85'), Petrov (20')
Agbonlahor (74'), Warnock (87'), Dunne (88')
Jan 5, 2011 3pm
Aston Villa
0-1
Sunderland

Clark (29'), M Collins (45'), Dunne (79')
Heskey (69')
Bardsley (80')
Richardson (6'), Bramble (42')
Oct 23, 2010 3pm

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