The Villa icon chose a word beginning with 's' to summarise the Midlands outfit - no, not that one.
At least Villa didn't lose out on any points against Manuel Pellegrini's men but they were sent crashing out of the tournament they reached the final of last season.
0 - 4 Shambolic.......— Ian Taylor (@IanTaylor7) January 30, 2016
Paul Merson had suggested before the game that Villa were better off losing instead of playing a replay at Manchester City - where they would almost certainly lose.
But surrendering 4-0 probably wasn't what Villa supporters had in mind.
There's no doubt the distraction of the FA Cup is something Aston Villa could go without. Then again, if we are to assume Villa are going down, there was some pride to fight for in the knockout competitions.
It wasn't to be...