Lowton in 60 seconds: Clips of Matthew in action
But the 23-year-old has also shown attacking intent in his short career to date.
Lowton is a right-back by trade but also excels at centre-half, right midfield and even centre midfield.
And he's already proved he has an eye for a goal with ten over the past two seasons.
Courtesy of our friends at Sheffield United TV, we can bring three of those here on AVTV, Villa's in-house online television channel.
Tune in to see Matthew finish a close-ranger, a long-range rocket and then a brilliant volley.
Click here to watch Lowton in action.
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