Villa stubbornly refusing to lower their tails here.
Spurs have taken the lead against Cardiff.
That left a mark. The Villa fans want him off. He escapes with a yellow, but it looked worse than it was. Tettey had all eyes for the ball there.
And now Tettey is called up for a high foot.
Olsson has pulled up, by the looks of it. He's clutching his arm.
This one from a corner. Couldn't be simpler. It came from a corner that will disappoint Captain Bassong, who's misskicked clearance sliced it over the City bar.
Another one. Goal for Villa. Another for Benteke.
City need to snuff out the fire that goal has lit in Villa's bellies. They're pushing us hard.
In fairness, that is quite the goal by Benteke. He controls it strongly on his chest under pressure, then swipes it almost overhead-kick-style into the net. There wasn't much anyone could do about that.
Villa attack - that was dangerous, right up to the point it was hoisted gently into the arms of John Ruddy.
Brilliant pressure once again from City! Villa pinned in their area, but an eventual Redmond shot from range doesn't test the keeper.
It comes to nothing. Still, encouraging performance so far by the Canaries.
Villa gift city possession once again, but City can't capitalise this time. Now Tettey is felled. Foul. Ruddy to take.
The ball comes in and bounces around rather a lot, a mistake from Weimann, then a huge backpass from Snodgrass, which Ruddy struggles to deal with near the corner flag. That was all a bit odd.
Snoddy to take from the right...
Ah. Hoolahan tries a shot from range but it's way wide.
Counter from the visitors, Hooper off on a run.
Villa playing keep ball very well. City need to get it back... and do!
City still playing with bags of confidence, Villa playing with bags of mistakes. Early jitters for the home side.
Weimann almost set clear there, but Olsson does brilliantly to squeeze him off the ball. The Villa man reacts unpleasantly, conceding a foul for City.
The game is running at a frenetic pace in the opening stages here, with City definitely having the best of things so far.
Villa fans aren't happy at the moment, to put it mildly.
Great work from Tettey, who strides to the edge of the Villa area before laying off to Hooper. The striker's subsequent cross just evades a teammate, though.
Wow, what an impact for Wes there. Great work from Hooper to cut it back, too.
Ruddy's hands and ball. Together at last.
Early corner for Villa. The home side has started brightly.
OTBC ringing out loud and proud at Villa Park...
Anyone from overseas hanging about on this here page?
Joseph and friend will be stuck with 'we're not friends' faces for a while today. Let's hope the one on the right will be doing his smug face later...
Here's the Villa team:
Guzan, Bacuna, Vlaar, Baker, Bertrand, Westwood, Delph, El Ahmadi, Weimann, Benteke, Agbonlahor.
SUBS: Steer, Sylla, Holt, Clark, Albrighton, Bennett, Robinson.
It's damp in the Midlands... Our BBC Norfolk friends can prove it...