West Ham fans react on Twitter to Alex Song’s performance v Aston Villa

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Alex Song put in a dominating performance for West Ham v Aston Villa.

West Ham secured a 2-0 victory over Aston Villa on Tuesday evening, with Michail Antonio and Cheikhou Kouyate clinching all three points.

Their job was made easier after Jordan Ayew was sent off after 17 minutes, but for a tim it appears as if the Hammers were contriving to drop points.

They kept wasting chances, despite dominating 65% of the ball, and Slaven Bilic breathed a sigh of relief when Antonio headed in the opened.

Kouyate’s goal came from a counter attack late in the game, securing the win with just minutes of the game left.

The real stars of the game were the Hammers midfielders, as they controlled possession in the final third, laying on chance after chance for the strikers.

Mark Noble was playing out of his skin, but it was Alex Song who was the real star of the game.

Song’s performance as a ball-winning midfielder was vital to the game, as he sat slightly deeper, fringing up Noble to act as main playmaker.

The Cameroonian midfielder has struggled to match his form from last season this time round, but his performance v Villa was certainly reaching those prior levels.

Following the games, West Ham fans took to Twitter to praise the 28-year-old for his performance in the game.

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