West Ham United 0-1 Aston Villa

(84′ mins): Even without a crowd, you sensed the tension. Grealish tip-toed in from the right but saw his strike deflected behind – Keinan Davis even closer, driving across goal with Fabianski unable to intervene.

But then a vital breakthrough. Grealish sent a thundering effort beyond Fabianski, sparking wild senses amongst the Villa contingent. The finish line now a welcome sight for the visitors.

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Brian Jeeves

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