Reading U18 0-3 Villa U18: Youngsters earn Royals victory
Tony McAndrew's team brought to an end a losing sequence of nine matches with an excellent performance.
Thomas Strain scored two goals to set the claret and blues on the way to victory.
And Jerell Sellars also continued his impressive form by finding the target.
Villa travel to Manchester City in their next league fixture on Saturday.
VILLA: Hill, Leggett, Nehemie, R Strain, Daire, Toner, O'Brien, Sellars, T Strain, Abdo, McKirdy. Subs: Wildin [for T Strain 80], Bannister, Lyons-Foster, Lewis, Anthony.