Mario Melchiot reacts on Twitter to Micah Richards' confrontation with Villa fans

Aston Villa Fans Away At Fulham

The former Premier League defender has praised the Aston Villa captain.

And so the wait goes on for Remi Garde.

The Frenchman is yet to win a match as Aston Villa manager and, despite playing a team three divisions lower than Villa, that didn't change on Saturday afternoon.

Indeed, Garde's men could only muster a 1-1 draw at Wycombe Wanderers and the disappointment among the away fans was palpable.

A few of them subsequently made their feelings known, with skipper Micah Richards on the receiving end as a few supporters expressed their frustration.

To his credit, though, the Villa captain went over to the fans and personally addressed them, defending the efforts of his struggling side and trying to calm the situation down.

And Mario Melchiot was full of praise for his approach on Twitter, as was his head coach after the game. The 27-year-old hasn't been in top form this season, while supporters have been disappointed with Garde and Tim Sherwood playing Richards at centre-back instead of down the right.

But at least the skipper was taking responsibility here, which is more than you can say for some of his team-mates.

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