Birmingham fan Troy Deeney posts messages on Twitter after scoring against Aston Villa

Watford Vicarage Road 2

Watford beat Aston Villa 3-2 at Vicarage Road on Saturday.

Watford came from behind to beat already-relegated Aston Villa on Saturday afternoon, snatching a late 3-2 victory at Vicarage Road.

The Hornets surprisingly fell behind as Ciaran Clark put Villa in front, only for Almen Abdi to draw Watford level before the half-time whistle.

Jordan Ayew put Villa back in front, but two late goals from Troy Deeney turned the game on its head, handing Watford and their beleaguered boss Quique Sanchez Flories a much-needed victory.

The game was particularly important for striker Deeney, who may have been born in Birmingham and been on the books with Villa at a young age, but grew up supporting Villa's fierce rivals Birmingham City.

Villa fans love to hate Deeney for his allegiance towards the Blues, and whilst their supporters gave him stick throughout, he had the last laugh with his winning goal, celebrating in front of the Villa fans.

After the game, Deeney took to Twitter to celebrate, joking that it wasn't a bad day at the office for him with two more goals to his name, and enjoying the fact that he had once again scored against Villa, having scored at Villa Park earlier in the season.

 

 

Next season, Deeney will be able to watch on as Villa and his beloved Birmingham lock horns in the Championship, and his battles with Villa have summed up that the second city rivalry is still very much alive, despite barely meeting each other in recent years.

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