Steve Bruce finds one word to describe Aston Villa's support at Reading

New Aston Villa manager Steve Bruce during the press conference

Aston Villa won 2-1 against Reading in Champions action yesterday evening.

New Aston Villa manager Steve Bruce during the press conference

Steve Bruce has told Aston Villa’s official website that the support his side were shown at Reading was simply ‘remarkable’.

Villa were backed by over 4,000 supporters yesterday evening, despite being in woeful form since the start of the season.

Villa went into the match at the Madejski Stadium having won just one game all season, but the claret and blues supporters still turned out to back their side.

Aston Villa manager Steve Bruce

And their loyalty was finally rewarded, as Villa picked up a 2-1 win against the Royals.

“It shows you the magnitude of the club,” Bruce said. “That’s their fifth win in 50-something games and they bring 4,000 to Reading on a Tuesday night. That’s remarkable.

“I will now try my best to turn this big juggernaut of a club around. A few results will do that.”

Villa’s win over Reading was picked up in very dramatic circumstances, as they hit a late winner to secure the three points.

Aston Villa manager Steve Bruce gestures to their fans

Villa had gone in front in the first half when Jonathan Kodjia netted, but Reading hit back through Yann Kermogant.

It then looked as if the points would be shared, but Villa were rewarded with a last minute penalty, which Jordan Ayew cooly converted.

Villa have now moved up to 17th place in the Championship table, as they look to close the gap on the play off places.

General view of Villa Park

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