Villa dominated the WhoScored team of the week - with three current and three former players in the final XI.
Brad Guzan [8/10], Matt Lowton [8.6/10] and Christian Benteke [8.4/10] all made it into the in-form side, with Steve Sidwell [8.2/10], Wayne Routledge [8.1/10] and Carlos Cuellar [7.9/10] also included.
The team was completed by Johnny Evans [7.9/10], Ben Davies [7.7/10], Robert Snodgrass [8.1/10], Gareth Bale [9/10] and Michu [8.2/10].
The ratings are based on the midweek games played on Tuesday and Wednesday.
Villa, of course, defeated Reading thanks to a clinical finish by Benteke.
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