Aston Villa fans slam Jonathan Kodjia's display against Stoke

Tyrone Mings (40) of Aston Villa with Jonathan Kodjia (26) of Aston Villa during the Sky Bet Championship match between Stoke City and Aston Villa at the Britannia Stadium, Stoke-on-Trent...

Jonathan Kodjia endured a difficult afternoon as Aston Villa came from behind to draw their latest Championship fixture.

Jonathan Kodjia (26) of Aston Villa battles with Bruno Martins Indi (15) of Stoke City during the Sky Bet Championship match between Stoke City and Aston Villa at the Britannia Stadium,...

Aston Villa fans have taken to Twitter to comment on Jonathan Kodjia's performance during their 1-1 draw with Stoke City on Saturday that leaves Dean Smith's men 11th in the Championship.

With Stoke also struggling for form, the trip to the bet365 Stadium appeared to be a fantastic opportunity for the Villans to move towards getting their campaign back on track. 

 

But Sam Vokes scored for the home side five minutes into the game. Albert Adomah equalised during the second-half to ensure that the points were shared, but it would have felt like a missed opportunity for the visitors.

Adomah only managed to score after Kodjia failed to get onto Anwar El Ghazi's cross. And it appears that many Villa fans feel that that moment summed up the striker's performance, and season, quite well.

Tyrone Mings (40) of Aston Villa with Jonathan Kodjia (26) of Aston Villa during the Sky Bet Championship match between Stoke City and Aston Villa at the Britannia Stadium, Stoke-on-Trent...

Kodjia - who cost an initial £11 million, according to BBC Sport - has scored just seven Championship goals in 50 appearances since returning from the injury that ruled him out of most of last season. And some fans are not convinced that he remains motivated at Villa.

With the play-offs looking out of reach - though perhaps reeling off a few wins would quickly change the complexion of the table - some supporters believe that Smith would be better off using someone else instead of Kodjia as they are not convinced that he will be at the club next season.

Aston Villa Manager Dean Smith during the Sky Bet Championship match between Stoke City and Aston Villa at the Britannia Stadium, Stoke-on-Trent on Saturday 23rd February 2019.

Here is what some of the fans were saying following Kodjia's performance...

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