Aston Villa 0-2 West Ham Highlights
West Ham moved out of the relegation zone as Kevin Nolan scored twice for the second game on the trot to steer the Hammers to victory at Aston Villa.
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Venue: Villa Park
Date: Saturday, 8 February, 2014
Kick off: 15:00 GMT
Villa are on a six-match unbeaten run at home to West Ham, whose only victory in the last 15 visits came in January 2006.
They have lost half of their last 50 league matches at Villa Park and averaged less than a point per game in that period (W12, D13, L25, Pts 49).
One third of the 12 goals scored by Paul Lambert’s side at Villa Park this season came in their last home fixture: the 4-3 win against West Brom.
Villa are looking to avoid successive league defeats. They are yet to earn back-to-back wins this season.
The Villans have conceded 56% of their goals in the first half, the highest proportion in the league this season.
They have scored in their last six league matches, their best scoring run since an eight-match streak between September and November 2011.
West Ham have won two of their last four league games. They are vying to go three league games unbeaten for the first time this season.
The Hammers have kept three clean sheets in their last four games, and 11 in total this season – the joint most with Arsenal and as many as they managed in the whole of last season.
Sam Allardyce’s side have taken four points from their last two away matches, having lost the previous five in a row.
They have lost the most points (14) from winning positions this season, and gained the joint-fewest (one) from losing positions.
Andy Carroll’s first Premier League red card against Swansea last weekend was West Ham’s fifth sending off this season, the joint-most along with Sunderland.