Villa fans react on Twitter to Benteke's performance against Palace

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We compile the best reaction from Aston Villa supporters to Christian Benteke's performance last night in their 1-0 win over Crystal Palace.

Aston Villa supporters have been left purring over the ability of Christian Benteke, after the striker provided them with a victory over Crystal Palace last night.

Benteke scored the only goal of the match to end Villa's nine game winless streak and it was further evidence of how important he is to the side.

The 24-year-old had been out since picking up a red-card against Tottenham Hotspur, but returned to devastating effect yesterday evening and Paul Lambert will be hoping he can lead the line for the foreseeable future now, without any set-backs. 

Benteke's goal was one of the only moments of quality in what was a poor game between two sides who look likely to be amongst the relegation candidates. 

The Belgian international dribbled with the ball for a considerable distance, before tucking it into the far corner, giving Villa a vital three points.

The pressure is still not totally off Lambert, but this result should at least appease the Claret and Blue supporters for a while, with Benteke's quality taking much of the focus off his tactics. 

Villa moved up to 12th in the Premier League table, and five points clear of the drop-zone, as a result of their victory, while Palace dropped down to 15th.

Here is the best reaction from Villa fans on social media site Twitter to Benteke's performance. 

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