Stat Pack: Midfield aces Westwood/Delph in top form
Central stars Ashley Westwood and Fabian Delph came out on top in the stats after the win at Norwich.
Villa's midfield maestros proved to be just that as they produced fine figures in areas such as passing and creating chances during the ninety minutes at a nervy and tense Carrow Road.
Not only did they play well individually but the pass combinations between themselves were also very high.
Defensively, Ron Vlaar and Nathan Baker also came to the fore in areas such as blocks, aerial duels and tackles.
Westwood was No.2 for passes with fifty successful from sixty-two made. Delph was No.3 with thirty-eight successful from forty-one made - a ratio of 93%. Incidentally, No.1 was Jonathan Howson with fifty-four successful from sixty-one made.
Westwood was No.1 for chances created with two goals from three made. Gabby Agbonlahor was No.2 with two made.
Westwood was No.1 for tackles with three successful from three attempted. Delph and Vlaar were joint No.2 with two successful from three attempted.
Delph was No.1 for interceptions with six. Vlaar was No.2 with four. Yacouba Sylla was No.3 with three.
Christian Benteke was No.2 for take-ons with two successful from three attempted. Vlaar was No.3 with one successful from one attempted.
Vlaar and Baker were joint No.1 for blocks with one.
Baker was No.1 for clearances with eleven successful from eighteen made. Vlaar was No.2 with seven successful from ten made. Joe Bennett was No.4 with six successful from nine made.
Baker was No.2 for aerial duels with nine won from eighteen attempted. Benteke was No.4 with six won from eighteen attempted.
Benteke was No.2 for fouls committed with four.
Agbonlahor was No.1 for shots with five in total, two on target and two goals. Benteke and Andi Weimann were joint No.4 with two in total and one on target.
Agbonlahor was No.5 for attacking third passes with twelve successful from fifteen made. Westwood was No.6 with ten successful from seventeen made. Delph was No.7 with ten successful from eleven made.
Villa's No.1 pass combination was Westwood to Delph with thirteen. The No.2 was Delph to Westwood with nine.
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