Aston Villa fans react on Twitter to Fabian Delph's performance against Chelsea

Aston Villa fans took to Twitter to have their say on Fabian Delph's performance following Saturday's 3-0 defeat to Chelsea.

There were few positives to take from Aston Villa’s 3-0 defeat to Chelsea at Stamford Bridge, but Fabian Delph’s performance stood out as an obvious bright spot during a disappointing afternoon.

Goals from Oscar, Diego Costa and Willian resigned Paul Lambert’s side to their second consecutive 3-0 defeat, following last weekend’s home loss to Arsenal, despite the midfielder impressing with his tireless running and surging attacks through the centre of the park.

  Total ShotDuel WonDuel SuccessTotal DribbleDribble AccTotal PassPass AccTouchesMins
Fabian Delph 3 8 100.00% 6 100.00% 54 94.44% 70 90

The pressure will be taken off him somewhat once star man Christian Benteke returns to action in the coming weeks but, for now, Delph remains Villa’s one regular starter who possesses clear game-changing qualities.

While he could do little to influence the result against the table-toppers, the now-England international has shown few signs of letting up after his first senior international call-up earlier this month, and fans were quick to praise his efforts following an otherwise forgettable match for the claret and blue faithful.

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