Aston Villa continued their promotion charge by winning their seventh game in a row on Wednesday night.
Aston Villa fans were in awe of Mile Jedinak following his performance during his side's 2-1 win against Rotherham on Wednesday night.
The 34-year-old came on as a first-half substitute when centre-back Tyrone Mings was sent off for handling the ball in the penalty area – Will Valulks converted the spot-kick.
After winning six games on the bounce in the Championship, Villa were a goal down, reduced to ten men and on the back foot away from home.
But the likes of Jedinak, John McGinn, Jonathan Kodjia and Jack Grealish stepped up after the break as Dean Smith's side recorded a valuable three points in their race for promotion.
Jedinak, who has hardly featured under Smith since his arrival in October, put in a powerful display at the heart of the club's defence.
It is fair to say that the Villa Park faithful appreciated his effort and performance, especially given the fact that he came onto the pitch in difficult circumstances.
Here is a selection of Villa fans on Twitter reacting to Jedinak's performance:
Am I allowed to say that I thought Jedinak did ok when he came on at CB? #avfc— Jacob (@bruno_2212) April 10, 2019
Special mention to Jedinak and Kodjia who I thought were quite magnificent tonight. Saturday I’d go Green and Jimmy wide, can’t leave him out after that performance #avfc— David Summers (@davidsummers64) April 10, 2019
must say jedinak did his job and then some tonight, big boots to fill coming on in place of mings but he was absolutely solid #AVFC— sarah (@sarah_p97) April 10, 2019
One of his biggest critics when he’s played at centre back in the past but that was some performance by Jedinak. #AVFC— Adam Clarke (@AdamClarke501) April 10, 2019
Awesome job from Jedinak, coming off the bench and defending with 10 men after TWO MONTHS off. Gutsy. #AVFC— Jack Morgus (@OVSportsJack) April 10, 2019
After seven wins on the bounce, there is no doubt that Villa are now in the driving seat in earning a top-six finish at the end of the season.
At the weekend, they host sixth-placed Bristol City in a clash that could all but confirm their playoff status.
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