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Ian Taylor reacts to Aston Villa win on Twitter

Robert Snodgrass of Aston Villa looks on during the Sky Bet Championship match between Preston North End and Aston Villa at Deepdale on November 1, 2017 in Preston, England.

Aston Villa won 1-0 against Middlesbrough at the Riverside on Saturday.

Robert Snodgrass of Aston Villa looks on during the Sky Bet Championship match between Preston North End and Aston Villa at Deepdale on November 1, 2017 in Preston, England.

Aston Villa returned to winning ways after beating Tony Pulis’ Middlesbrough 1-0 at the Riverside on Saturday in the Championship.

Former Aston Villa player and the club ambassador, Ian Taylor has taken to social networking site Twitter to express his reaction after the match.

He has hailed the result as a “massive win”, and has thanked the travelling fans for their support.

It was Villa’s first win in six games, and the victory puts them in the seventh place, one point behind Leeds United.

Steve Bruce manager of Aston Villa looks on during the Sky Bet Championship match between Derby County and Aston Villa at iPro Stadium on December 16, 2017 in Derby, England.

Jack Grealish and Robert Snodgrass had efforts saved in an uneventful first half that also saw Patrick Bamford coming close to scoring for Boro.

In the second half, Villa scored the only goal of the match when Robert Snodgrass headed in from Albert Adomah’s cross.

Bryan Oviedo of Sunderland holds off Robert Snodgrass of Aston Villa during the Sky Bet Championship match between Aston Villa and Sunderland at Villa Park on November 21, 2017 in...

It was also Steve Bruce’s first victory as a manager at the Riverside. He said after the match that the result was satisfying, given his side has been ravaged with injuries.

Aston Villa enjoyed 55% possession, and had five shots on target during the game, according to BBC Sport

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