Hull City 0-1 Aston Villa Highlights
Aston Villa regained fourth place in the table after a late own goal by Kamil Zayatte gave them victory.
Nicky Barmby had the ball in the net in the first half after Brad Friedel dropped a cross but the goal was ruled out for a foul on the goalkeeper.
0-1 Zayatte OG 88′
Villa sneaked the win when Zayatte turned Ashley Young’s cross into his own net with two minutes left.
Hull thought they had won a penalty for a handball by Ashley Young in injury time but the decision was reversed.
Referee Steve Bennett initially looked to have given a spot-kick but changed his mind after consulting with his assistant.
It might have been a cruel blow for Hull, but replays showed the ball hit only the bar and not the player’s hand after it had looped goalwards off Luke Young.