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Wigan beats Aston Villa 3-0 in Premier League

BIRMINGHAM, England (AP) Wigan moved out of the relegation zone with a 3-0 win at Aston Villa on Saturday in the Premier League.

Ivan Ramis put the visitors ahead in the third minute by heading in a corner from Jean Beausejour, and struggling Villa never recovered.

Emmerson Boyce and Arouna Kone added goals within a four-minute span after the break for Wigan, which climbed above Villa into 16th place in the standings.

Villa is still just above the relegation zone, one point ahead of Southampton.

Updated December 29, 2012

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