Aston Villa Defeats Norwich 1-0 in English Premier League Soccer

Sept. 21 (Bloomberg) -- Brad Guzan saved a penalty kick to help Aston Villa defeat Norwich 1-0 in English soccer’s Premier League.

Guzan stopped Robert Snodgrass’s penalty in the first half and also made a lunging one-handed save against Gary Hooper with two minutes remaining at Carrow Road in Norwich.

Libor Kozak scored in the 30th minute after replacing Villa’s top scorer Christian Benteke, who left with an injury.

Villa ended a run of 26 straight games allowing a goal, the longest current streak in the Premier League.

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