Aston Villa stretched its perfect English Premier League (EPL) start to four wins after a superb stoppage-time goal from Ross Barkley gave the club a 1-0 victory at Leicester City on Sunday.
It all happened in a scrappy contest at the King Power stadium and the result left Aston Villa second on 12 points with a game in hand over table-topper Everton who has 13.
Third-placed Liverpool with 10 from five and Leicester dropped to fourth on nine after suffering its second successive home defeat.
Barkley, who is on loan at Aston Villa from Chelsea, snatched the winner out of the blue with a stinging low shot from 25 metres.
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It was a shot that left Leicester goalkeeper Kasper Schmeichel clutching thin air, as the ball bounced in front of him.
A drab first half produced one chance at each end in the match.
Aston Villa goalkeeper Emiliano Martinez denied Leicester right-back Timothy Castagne before Egyptian forward Trezeguet fired wide after a flowing move by the visitors.
The visitors, who were on the back foot in the opening half, came forward with more purpose after the beak.
Aston Villa went close in the 51st minute when central defender Ezri Konsa headed inches wide.
When the match appeared to be heading for a goalless stalemate, Barkley made sure the club started the season with four league wins for the first time since 1930.