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Norwich City 2-0 Aston Villa: Canaries heap misery on Guzan’s Villans

Jonny Howson and Dieumerci Mbokani scored on each side of halftime to lift Norwich to a relatively easy -- if a bit testy -- 2-0 win over last-place Aston Villa on Monday at Carrow Road.

The Villans are now 11 points back of safety, while the Canaries boosted their survival chances by three more points and sit a trio of points ahead of the drop.

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Norwich broke through in the 24th minute, as Lucky Mbokani flicked a cross back post and Howson was Jonny-on-the-spot to belt a left-footed shot past Guzan.

And Mbokani turned finisher in the waning moments to salt things away for the home side, and Norwich heaped more misery on Remi Garde’s Villans.

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1 - Aston Villa have kept one clean sheet in their last 18 Premier League games. Inevitable.

— OptaJoe (@OptaJoe) December 28, 2015


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