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AVTV reaction: Lambert, Lowton and Morley on Man City defeat

Gaffer's verdict: Lambert - Mistakes get punished at this level Mancini: Villa are a good team and will stay up
AVTV reaction: Lambert, Lowton and Morley on Man City defeat

Paul Lambert and Matt Lowton were on hand to speak to AVTV following Villa's 1-0 defeat to Manchester City.

The claret and blues started strongly against the reigning Barclays Premier League champions but were undone by a Carlos Tevez goal late in the first half.

Check out the post-match interviews now on AVTV.

Lambert reflected on the defeat with disappointment, insisting a mistake at a crucial time proved costly.

But the Villa boss said he couldn't fault the efforts of his players.

He also delivered an injury update on Ron Vlaar, who missed out with a calf problem.

Lowton said Villa showed lots of effort and endeavour against City but lacked a creative spark.

He was full of praise for goalkeeper Brad Guzan, who pulled off a hat-trick of tremendous first-half saves.

You can also watch the post-match thoughts of European Cup winner and AVTV pundit Tony Morley.

Check out the post-match interviews now on AVTV.

By @AVFCOfficial 4th March 2013