Villa scores late to beat Leicester, reach League Cup final

BIRMINGHAM, England (AP) — Aston Villa scored in the third minute of stoppage time to clinch a 2-1 win over Leicester and reach the final of the English League Cup on Tuesday.

Egypt midfielder Trezeguet volleyed in at the back post to earn Villa a 3-2 victory on aggregate and book his team a match against either Manchester City or Manchester United in the March 1 final.

Villa is a five-time winner of the League Cup, most recently in 1996, and will play in the competition’s 60th final.

Leicester will count itself unlucky, with Villa having had four shots on target across the two legs and scoring three times.

Villa fans, who have seen their team drop into the relegation
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