BBC Sport - Aston Villa 1-0 West Ham: We scrapped it out - Tim Sherwood

Villa scrapped for win - Sherwood

Tim Sherwood says Aston Villa "scrapped it out" to secure a 1-0 win over West Ham United at Villa Park.

The hosts went ahead before half-time when midfielder Tom Cleverley turned in Jack Grealish's cut-back to score his third goal in successive games.

West Ham chased an equaliser in the second half and striker Enner Valencia had a headed goal ruled out for offside, but Sherwood's team held on to move four points clear of the bottom three.

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