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Aston Villa 1-2 Manchester City: Sergio Aguero & Rodri goals secure third Carabao Cup in a row

Aston Villa 1-2 Manchester City: Sergio Aguero & Rodri goals secure third Carabao Cup in a row

Sports
Manchester City secured their third League Cup win in succession - and their fourth in five years - with victory over Aston Villa at Wembley.Pep Guardiola's side won an historic treble of domestic trophies last season with the Premier League and FA Cup, and they thoroughly deserved their triumph despite a spirited effort from Aston Villa.Manchester City looked like they would stroll to victory when Sergio Aguero's strike and Rodri's header from a corner that was hotly contested by Villa put them in complete control inside 30 minutes. Villa, while strictly second best, offered themselves a lifeline when Mbwana Samatta headed in from Anwar El Ghazi's cross four minutes before the interval.City ...
Toby Alderweireld should have named new baby ‘Lucas’, Spurs received odd Champions League gifts and amazing celebrations vs Aston Villa

Toby Alderweireld should have named new baby ‘Lucas’, Spurs received odd Champions League gifts and amazing celebrations vs Aston Villa

Sports
Good morning to everyone, especially Heung-Min Son. I don’t know about you folks, but I woke up with a massive smile on my face. Three points, last minute limbs and the gap to Chelsea is down to a point. You love to see it, you really do. Right, to Villa Park… VICTORY AT VILLA What a Sunday, eh? There is nothing better than a last minute winner. The absolute limbs in the away end were a treat to see, especially with new recruits Gedson Fernandes and Steven Bergwijn slap bang in the middle of them. My favourite part without a doubt was seeing Winksy just disappear into the away fans. Just looking at the table, boy did we need that. We now sit just a point behind Chelski and with a trip to Stamford Bridge on Saturday, that really could have huge repercussions for top four. Do you think we c
Aston Villa 1-6 Manchester City: Sergio Aguero becomes highest overseas scorer in Premier League history

Aston Villa 1-6 Manchester City: Sergio Aguero becomes highest overseas scorer in Premier League history

Sports
Sergio Aguero scored his 12th hat-trick to become the highest overseas goalscorer in Premier League history in rampant Manchester City's six-goal hammering of struggling Aston Villa.The Argentine moved level - and then past - Thierry Henry, before joining Frank Lampard on 177 goals in England's top flight. Only three men - Alan Shearer, Wayne Rooney and Andy Cole - are still ahead of him on the all-time Premier League list. Aguero's number of hat-tricks is a Premier League record. It was part of a merciless City performance as they took apart a Villa side who were suffering their worst defeat since Liverpool beat them at 6-0 at Villa Park in February 2016 and have dropped into the relegation ...
Chinese car battery giant weighs stake in ailing Aston Martin

Chinese car battery giant weighs stake in ailing Aston Martin

Business
By Mark Kleinman, City editor One of China's leading electric vehicle battery-makers is weighing a deal that could involve taking a stake in Aston Martin Lagonda, the ailing manufacturer of James Bond's favourite cars.Sky News has learnt that CATL, which floated on China's Shenzhen stock exchange in 2018, is among a number of parties which have held talks with Aston Martin and its advisers in recent weeks as they seek to recapitalise its battered balance sheet. It was unclear this weekend whether the approach from CATL would result in any form of agreement between the two companies.Aston Martin, which has been left reeling by a string of profit alerts since its ill-fated 2018 initial public offering in London, is scrambling to raise fun...
European stocks rebound as geopolitical fears abate; Aston Martin shares tumble

European stocks rebound as geopolitical fears abate; Aston Martin shares tumble

Finance
European shares traded higher on Tuesday amid an easing of concerns over geopolitical tensions in the Middle East. The pan-European Stoxx 600 climbed 0.7% early in the trading session, with tech stocks jumping out to 1.4% gains as all sectors and major bourses headed into the black. Market focus is largely attuned to geopolitical developments following Washington's targeted killing of Iran's top military commander Qasem Soleimani in Iraq. Equity markets fell the past two sessions amid a flight to safety, but look to be changing course as Monday passed with no new escalation in tensions. ...