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Aston Villa manager Tim Sherwood was left disappointed after his side "edged" their game at Manchester City and were denied a "blatant" penalty, but left the Etihad Stadium with nothing.
City had been gifted an early lead when Villa goalkeeper Brad Guzan blundered and Sergio Aguero pounced, and doubled their advantage after 66 minutes through an Aleksandar Kolarov free-kick.
But Villa hit back through Tom Cleverley and Carlos Sanchez and could even have won it were it not for a dubious offside flag...
MANCHESTER, England -- Three observations from the Etihad where Manchester City emerged victorious 3-2 over Aston Villa in an error-prone affair.
1. City win calamitous game
Four goalkeeping errors, and the winner scored after abject failure to clear a corner. This was no game for defensive purists. Jose Mourinho should scoff at the organisational chaos on show.
Fernandinho's acrobatic winner put Manchester City within two wins of reaching next season's Champions League, while Aston Villa...