Aston Villa fans: Jack Grealish was 'different class' against Manchester City

Jack Grealish

Aston Villa fans were full of praise for playmaker Jack Grealish after the defeat to Manchester City.

Aston Villa were unlucky in defeat to Manchester City on Saturday evening, in a result which leaves them just two points clear of the relegation zone.

A trip to Etihad Stadium was always going to be daunting for Tim Sherwood's men, but they did themselves proud with a battling display against City, who ultimately came out 3-2 winners in a dramatic finish.

A mistake from goalkeeper Brad Guzan handed City the lead, with Sergio Aguero profiting, and Aleksandar Kolarov made it 2-0 just after the hour mark.

Yet two minutes later, Tom Cleverley pulled a goal back for Villa, and Carlos Sanchez appeared to have snatched a point for Villa with an 85th minute equaliser.

Villa hearts were broken though, as Fernandinho scored in the 89th minute to win the game for City - just moments after Christian Benteke had been incorrectly ruled offside for Villa.

Nevertheless, Villa fans can be proud of their side's efforts, and supporters specifically praised Jack Grealish after the game.

Fans took to Twitter to laud the teenager after another impressive display, with the playmaker flourishing under Tim Sherwood so far.

Grealish was Villa's star man against City, and here are some of the tweets from Villa fans after another superb display, with some calling him 'different class'.

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