Aston Villa striker Libor Kozak offered a timely reminder of his remaining presence at the club to head coach Tim Sherwood.
Kozak showed his composure to score a 90th minute penalty for Villa's under-21 side last night in a 2-1 victory over Manchester City.
The forward has not played a single minute in the Premier League for the club so far this season, and has been named on the substitute's bench two out of five occasions - which did not include this weekend's 3-2 loss to Leicester City.
He did get 48 minutes of action in a League Cup tie which went to extra-time, but having come on late in the second half, his number of minutes here were more by luck than intention.
Villa are currently sitting 15th in the table, having scored only six goals in five games, with summer signing Rudy Gestede failing to score since the opening day of the season.
Kozak, 26, is the same age as Gestede, but his development has been badly hampered by serious injury, which has restricted him to only 16 appearances for Villa since signing in 2013.
His goal last night was an indication he could have something to offer the current side, certainly until they get to the transfer window in January.
After he netted the late penalty, fans reacted on social media with real enthusiasm to see him involved for the first team this weekend at home to West Bromwich Albion.
Here's a look at what they had to say...
Kozak surely gets into the team now. Can't understand why he's been shunned. Didn't think Tim was like that. #AVFC— Baz (@bazfitz1982) September 14, 2015
Kozak one of the best players pre season keeps his nerve to score a 90th min pen a natural centre forward but still fails to make the squad— jane bissell (@BissellJane) September 14, 2015
Put Kozak up front when he's fit. Gotta be better than Gabby and Gestede. What we got to lose?— Rich AVFC (@Rich84_AVFC) September 14, 2015