[AMERICANS ABROAD] Brad Friedel made four saves to help Aston Villa to a 2-0 win Wednesday at Jozy Altidore's Hull City, dealing a devastating blow to the Tigers in their bid to remain in the English Premier League.
Hull remains in 18th place, three points behind West Ham with three games to play. The bottom three teams in the EPL are relegated.
With the win, Villa leapfrogged Liverpool and moved into sixth place.
Altidore came on for Dutchman Jan Vennegoor, who was taken off due to injury in the 55th minute.