Villa stage stunning second-half fightback

SECOND-HALF goals from Karim El Ahmadi and Ashley Westwood (left) saw Aston Villa recover from two goals down to earn a thrilling 2-2 draw with rivals West Bromwich Albion at The Hawthorns last night. Striker Shane Long scored twice in the opening
11 minutes for the Baggies. But El Ahmadi volleyed in on 67 minutes, before Westwood hit his first goal for the club on 76 minutes. Villa boss Paul Lambert said: “In the second half we were fantastic. We were really resolute after being two down after 11 minutes.”