Fabian Delph was announced as the man-of-the-match over the tannoy after the win over West Ham.
And the statistics back up that decision, with the midfielder proving immensely influential in the central ground, going forward and tracking back.
Delph was No.2 for passes - behind Mark Noble - with forty-three successful from forty-seven made. Charles N'Zogbia was No.4 with thirty-one successful from thirty-six made.
Delph was No.2 for take-ons - behind Mohamed Diame - with four successful out of seven made.
Delph was No.1 for tackles with five successful out of five made. Matt Lowton was No.3 with four successful out of five made. Ashley Westwood was No.5 with three successful out of three made.
Delph was No.1 for interceptions with six. Ron Vlaar was No.4 with three.
Christian Benteke was No.1 for shots with three in total, two on target and one goal. N'Zogbia was No.2 with two in total, one on target and one goal.
N'Zogbia was No.1 for attacking third passes with seventeen successful from twenty-one made.
N'Zogbia was No.4 for chances created with two. Westwood was joint No.1 with Lowton for blocks with two. Darren Bent and Vlaar were joint No.2 with one.
Ciaran Clark was No.1 for clearances with four successful out of fifteen made. Vlaar was No.2 with four successful out of thirteen made. Nathan Baker was No.3 with five successful out of ten made.
Benteke was No.2 for aerial duels - behind Andy Carroll - with seven successful out of ten made. Clark was No.3 with four successful out of four made. Baker was No.4 with three successful out of eight made. Vlaar was No.5 with three successful out of seven made.
Interestingly, No.1 pass combination for Villa - No.2 overall - was Bowery to Lowton with eleven.
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