ESPN – Player Ratings: Liverpool add to Aston Villa current struggles with a win

ENGLISH PREMIER LEAGUE: Rickie Lambert (79') Aston Villa 0-2 Liverpool Liverpool showed a great deal of character to emerge 2-0 winners at Villa Park. Thanks to controlled and strong resistance from their defensive three, they hung onto a one-goal lead long enough for Rickie Lambert to emerge as an unlikely but delighted hero. Aston Villa Liverpool 0 2 FT Game Details Highlights GameCast Lineups and Stats Though one or two players let their standards slip somewhat, particularly Raheem Sterling on his return from a “winter break,” there was enough quality from the others to seal the three points. The Reds now have 21 points from their last…