Aston Villa fans rage at decision to substitute Jordan Lyden on Twitter

The 20-year-old Australian came off at half-time for Villa.

Aston Villa fans were once again left bemused on Saturday afternoon, as Eric Black decided to take Jordan Lyden off at half-time against Bournemouth.

Villa lost 2-1 to the Cherries and defeat was never in doubt before, during or after the game.

But what Villa can influence now, if not results, is their future. That means giving valuable game time and experience to their younger players.

However, all Lyden got was 45 minutes, with the 20-year-old Australian hooked in favour of Rudy Gestede at half-time.

That infuriated plenty of Aston Villa fans on Twitter, who simply want to see some of their youth players given a chance - considering the fact so many senior players simply haven't been up to scratch this season.

Here, then, is how the Villa faithful reacted on social media, as more baffling decision making took place at Villa Park on Saturday... Hopefully Lyden's confidence won't have suffered too much...

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