Villa's players had a spring in their step as they geared up for Saturday's Barclays Premier League trip to Queens Park Rangers.
Paul Lambert's team will head to Loftus Road in positive mood after the midweek victory over Reading.
Club photographer Neville Williams was on hand to photograph the players in training ahead of the encounter.
Lambert was boosted by the return to fitness of Australian utility player Chris Herd following a knee injury.
But Enda Stevens is set to miss out with an ankle problem, while Ron Vlaar remains a doubt with calf injury.
The Villa boss expects to have French winger Charles N'Zogbia back next week.
Christian Benteke was firing on all cylinders in training after his match-winning exploits against the Royals.
The winning strike took his goal tally to five since he signed from Genk in August.
Check out the image gallery of Villa's players training ahead of the QPR clash.